When the heat of the summer ends and the warm and windy days of fall begin, Savannah becomes a must-see destination for travelers seeking mild temperatures, low crowds and outdoor experiences. The weather calls for outside adventures, like spending the afternoon strolling through squares or the evening looking for ghosts. What adventures will you experience when you visit Savannah in the fall? Here are our suggestions!
The Spooky Season
Local lore claims that Savannah is an otherworldly city full of ghosts and haunted history. Test your luck by hunting for ghosts with paranormal experts at the Savannah Theatre. Listen to the tales of past Savannahians through a walking tour around the city’s most haunted sights. Learn the truth behind a few of the city's most gruesome stories in an immersive environment with The Savannah Underground. You could even stay inside a haunted house or hotel during your trip! For the adults looking to mix ghost hunting with a fun night out, try a Savannah Haunted Pub Crawl.
Fall in Savannah doesn't fall short of entertainment. The fall event season is one of the most anticipated times of the year and with it marks the return of a few of the city's most adored celebrations. Indulge in a season of music with the Savannah Jazz Festival and the Savannah Phil Harmonic. Get a front-row seat to movie premiers and shake hands with a few of your favorite actors at the annual SCAD Savannah Film Festival. And of course, there will be pumpkin spice that is sure to help keep you cozy and charm you in a way that only Savannah can.
In addition to the ghost tours, there are other walking tours such as Bull Run Walking Tours as well as carriage and trolley tours that visitors can enjoy. If you’re hoping to see more of Savannah in a short period of time, rent a bike and head out on a bicycle tour with a few of our local friends at Savannah on Wheels. Of course, there are plenty of self-guided tours that allow you to experience the city on your own terms.