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Morning: 3,600 steps Back to Top

 

  • Factors Walk – See the bridges where cotton producers sold to interested buyers on horse and buggy below, and peek inside old cotton storage rooms lining the cobblestone street.
  • Washington Guns – Photo op! The Chatham Artillery received these bronze cannons as a gift from President Washington after his visit to Savannah in 1791
  • The Collins Quarter – This Australian coffee lab and all around delicious restaurant serves up fresh, farm-to-table fare and innovative caffeinated beverages to keep you fueled on your trip.
  • Chippewa Square – Forrest Gump Square - This is where Tom Hanks sat as Forrest Gump on the movie’s infamous bench, which is now housed in the Savannah History Museum.
  • Parker’s Market – A gourmet market unlike any other in the city, Parker’s Market is the perfect place to stock up on picnic supplies because of its large selection of deli-style foods.
  • Colonial Park Cemetery – This 18th century cemetery was where Union forces camped during the Civil War, altering some of the names, birth dates and death dates on the gravestones out of boredom.
  • “Jingle Bells” Church/Troup Square – Make a stop to admire where James Pierpont, the composer credited with writing the famous Christmas carol, “Jingle Bells,” served as the music director on Troup Square.
  • Flannery O’Connor Childhood Home – One of the greatest writers in the South, Flannery O’Connor spent her youth in this home in Savannah during the Depression era.  
  • Andrew Low House – The home of the wealthiest man in Savannah in the mid-1800s, this house preserves a fine collection of period pieces you won’t want to miss.
  • Hidden Garden/Calhoun Square – Savannah is bursting with green spaces, some of which can be found hidden behind ornate iron gates attached to stunning homes.
  • Forsyth Park – The largest open space in the city, Forsyth Park is a peaceful spot for dog-walking, Frisbee-throwing, soaking up the sun and gazing at the beautiful, bubbling Forsyth Park Fountain.

 

Afternoon: 3,900 steps Back to Top

  • Mansion on Forsyth Park – To experience luxurious accommodations, delicious food, a relaxing spa and an eclectic art gallery all in one spot, head to this historic mansion hotel overlooking Forsyth Park.
  • Mercer House – Owing its fame to the book, Midnight in the Garden of Good & Evil, The Mercer House was owned by Jim Williams who was convicted of shooting a young man in the parlor of the home.  
  • Green-Meldrim House – General Sherman called the Green-Meldrim House home during the Civil War and used the beautiful building as his headquarters.
  • Savannah Coffee Roasters – Grab a tasty baked treat, lunch or dinner at this coffee hot spot, where you can enjoy everything from coffee drinks to beer and wine.
  • Jepson Center for the Arts – The works of art you can find inside this iconic museum are just as modern as its exterior would imply.
  • Telfair Academy – Numerous pieces of historic art and sculptures can be admired inside this stunning former home.
  • Ellis Square Fountains – If the weather is warm, take some time to act like a kid and splash around in the fountains at Ellis Square.

Evening: 2,500 steps Back to Top

  • City Market – Step up to this open-air marketplace and you’ll be beckoned by a plethora of restaurants, art galleries, boutiques and pubs.
  • Signature Gallery – The Signature Gallery is just one of many quirky art galleries you’ll find when exploring City Market.
  • Broughton Street – Take a trip down Savannah’s main shopping thoroughfare and you’ll find everything from locally made goods to high fashion.
  • Rocks on the Roof – Bohemian Hotel – To cap off the night or just get it started, grab a craft cocktail or a bite to eat while enjoying incredible river views at the Bohemian Hotel’s rooftop bar, Rocks on the Roof.
  • Vic’s on the River – Southern, coastal cuisine is a palate-pleasing experience at Vic’s on the River, which is well known for its shrimp and grits and meatloaf among much more.
  • Lucas Theatre – Catch a live show or a late-night flick at this historic theatre in the heart of downtown.
  • Leopold’s Ice Cream – A day in Savannah is not complete without a stop at Leopold’s Ice Cream to admire the movie-producing owner’s signed memorabilia and for a scoop of Tutti Frutti ice cream.