Things To Do In Savannah, GA

Night time view of River Street in Savannah, GA

Savannah has a wide range of tourist attractions, with enough variety to suit most different interests and age groups.

The city’s particular strengths are its historic attractions, from the numerous historic houses and places of worship downtown, and its cemeteries, to the restored forts outside of Savannah and along the Georgia coast.

River Street too attracts a lot of tourists. Once the commercial center of Savannah, it is now an area of shops and restaurants arranged alongside the riverside promenade, with monthly fireworks and special events. Nearby City Market, between Franklin and Ellis Squares in the northwest of the Historic District, has more small shops, galleries and restaurants.

The majority of Savannah’s attractions are concentrated within the Historic District, or within a few miles of downtown, and are easy to get to. Many of Savannah’s sights are free to visit, and some outdoor attractions also allow pets.

See also:
Savannah’s must-see sights
The Historic District
– Festivals and events in Savannah by month: January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November or December
Things to see and do on River Street

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Museums In Savannah

Savannah offers several museums, primarily concerning aspects of local history. A couple of these museums, while bearing Savannah addresses, are located somewhat outside of the Historic District. Their distance from downtown is noted. For more museums that are near to, but not in, Savannah, see below.

Savannah’s museums

General Savannah & American History

African-American History

Military History

Transport History

Other Local History & Specialty Museums

Art Museums

Savannah’s art museums

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Historic House Museums

Savannah’s historic house museums

Architecture & Historic Attractions

History & Architecture

Places Of Worship

Parks & Squares

Cemeteries

African-American Heritage

Historic Neighborhoods

Guided Tours Of Savannah

Things To Do Near Savannah – History & Culture

Military History

Maritime & Transport History

Other Local History

Things To Do Near Savannah – Nature & Outdoors

Beaches & Seafront Communities

Botanical, Ecology & Wildlife Attractions

Kayaking, Paddleboarding & Boat Trips

State Parks, Trails & Refuges

Things To Do Near Savannah – Other Activities

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