A GUIDE TO SAVANNAH

GETTING AROUND THE CITY

Historic Savannah is built around 22 squares, each with their own unique character. While Savannah is very walkable, there are a ton of options to get around. 

  1. Old Savannah Tours, Oglethorpe Gray Line, Old Town Trolley Tours- With multiple companies, trolleys are one of the most popular ways to see Savannah! They offer multiple tour options, from a short 90 minute ones, to an all day adventure. Some even have guides dressed up in character!
  2. Carriage Tours of Savannah- Looking for a little bit of historic charm? Carriage tours are a great option! Carriages range from 2 person, to ones that can fit a smaller party. 
  3. Savannah Slow Ride- Looking to get a little exercise, and maybe get a little bit of drinking on? We love Savannah Slow Rides! Great for a smaller group, you pedal your way around the city, with various stops at bars and pubs. Each hold up to 15 people.
  4. Pedicabs- Looking to get around a small part of town, and not in a rush? Pedicabs are a great option! For trips under thirty minutes, you just pay tip (we recommend $10+). Or you can get a guided Pedicab for $45/hour. 
  5. Bike Rentals- Perry Rubber Bike Shop offer bike rentals! Since parking can be tricky in Savannah, we love riding bikes around town! 
  6. Parking- Ahhh, the dreaded issue of Savannah: Parking. Most of downtown is metered or pay-to-park. Meters are from 8AM-5PM Monday-Friday, and free on the weekend. There are parking garages all around Savannah, with rates ranging $10+.
  7. Uber + Cabs- Yes, Savannah has Uber! But there are also plenty of cab companies to get you around town.

GHOST TOURS

One of the most haunted cities in America, the undead are quite alive here. 

  1. Cobblestone Tours- Offering a variety of tours, from a haunted pub crawl to a ghosts and folklore tour, Cobblestone Tours have everything from family friendly, to adult only options.
  2. Blue Orb Tours- Voted one of the Top 10 Ghost Tours in the World by Trip Advisor, Blue Orb have a ton of options for you and your guests.
  3. Ghosts and Gravestones- Not looking to walk around, but still be with a group of people? The Trolley of the Doomed is perfect for you! Each trolley holds up to 35 people, so plenty of room for bigger parties.
  4. Hearse Ghost Tours- Intrigued by the Hearse's you see all over Savannah? These modified hearse's travel around the city, showing you all of the spooky things Savannah has to offer. These are best for smaller groups, since each car only fits 9 people.

ART + MUSEUMS

Home to SCAD, one of the top art schools in the country, Savannah is no stranger to art and culture.

  1. Telfair Museums- With a few museums under the Telfair name, there are quite a few options! The Jepson is home to modern and contemporary art, while the Telfair Academy house 19th and 20th century art. 
  2. SCAD MOA- The SCAD Museum of Art holds contemporary work, with a variety of displays that change seasonally. 
  3. A.T Hun- Located in City Market, this gallery features a variety of eclectic art, many of which are for sale. You can often find artists there working on art for viewers to watch. 
  4. Kobo Gallery- Offering a variety of mediums, this gallery features resident artists who are often in the studio working. 
  5. Gallery 124- Focused on contemporary and modern art, the galleries are constantly changing.

BREWERIES

With a liberal to-go cup policy, Savannah is home to multiple craft breweries. 

  1. Southbound Brewery- The first microbrewery in Savannah, Southbound is one of the most popular. They offer tours Wednesday - Friday at 530PM and Saturday at 2PM. 
  2. Moon River Brewing Company- One of the most haunted buildings in Savannah, Moon River is a must see. Not only do they have great beer (which you can watch brew live) but a great food menu, and amazing outside beer garden. 
  3. Service Brewing Co.- A veteran owned and operated business, Service Brewing Co has gained popularity rapidly since opening in 2014.
  4. Coastal Empire Beer- Opening first in The Distillery, Coastal Empire now offers a larger variety, as well as tours of their facility. 

PLACES TO EAT

Savannah isn't just known for it's gorgeous squares. Savannah is home to some of the best restaurants in the country.

  1. Mrs. Wilkes Dining Room- A Savannah staple, Mrs. Wilkes is a must try. With limited, family style seating, make sure to get there early and stand in line.
  2. Zunzi's- Continuously winning awards and fame, Zunzi's is a Savannah staple. A mix of European and African cuisine, everything on Zunzi's is SHIT YEAH good. 
  3. Treylor Park- One of Savannah's newest and hottest restaurants, they offer a variety of options, from PB+J wings, to fried Oreo's.
  4. Flying Monk- One of the best noodle bars in Savannah, Flying Monk combine various Asian dishes, with noodles made by hand fresh each day.
  5. J Christopher's- The best breakfast and lunch in Savannah, J Christopher's always has a line. But trust us, it's worth the wait!
  6. Tubby's Seafood- Right on River Street, Tubby's offers fresh seafood, gorgeous views, and live music most nights. 
  7. Green Truck- The best burger in Savannah, right behind B&D's, this restaurant offers grass fed meat and handmade ketchup.
  8. Sweet Potatoes- Although not downtown, the best Southern food in Savannah is hands down Sweet Potatoes. Fried chicken, mac and cheese you will remember forever, and the best banana pudding in the world. 
  9. The Olde Pink House- One of Savannah's most famous restaurants, their menu offers southern cuisine in a sophisticated environment. 
  10. Garibaldi's- If you are looking for an upscale and romantic spot, Garibaldi's is perfect. With a delicious menu and ambient lighting, this is a couples favorite. 


THINGS TO DO

There's always something to do in Savannah, so here's what we recommend

  1.  Body Oasis Fitness Studio-  Our favorite personal trainer in Savannah will kick your ass in the best workout ever but also make you laugh your ass off!! She's great to book for a bachelorette weekend workout or a personal week of sweat fest!