6 Things to Do Outside of Savannah’s Historic District


While the downtown scene in Savannah is certainly worth your stay, it’s far from all the city has to offer. Cool shopping venues, exciting restaurants and memorable fun is to be had all around town. Broaden your horizion with a trip outside of Savannah's Historic District.

Bring the Family to Starland Yard

A revolving food truck playground best describes the Starland Yard located in the iconic Starland District.  You'll be introduced to different food trucks every week in this family-friendly location.  You can count on Vittoria Pizzeria, a permanent staple with this area, with renowned chef Kyle Jacovino at the forefront.  His wood-fired Neapolitan pies are a must try.  Stop by and listen to live music, peruse local art, have a drink at the Yard Bar or play some corn hole.  Starland Yard has something for everyone.

See a baseball game at Grayson Stadium

Grayson Stadium has been hosting the best in both major and minor league baseball since 1926. The Savannah Bananas, our home team, knock it out of the park each season. If you haven’t seen the Bananas in action yet, you’re missing out! Get your tickets and don your best Banana fan gear - it’s time to play ball!

Play in the sand on Tybee Island

Savannah’s beach is arguably the most-visited spot outside the Historic District. Just a short, scenic drive from downtown, Tybee Island is the perfect venue for your oceanside escape this season. People visit the island for so many reasons: the surf, the marine life, the kayaking and watersports opportunities, coastal cuisine, and of course, the beauty.

Get cookin’ with Chef Darin

Foodies, home cooks and kitchen novices alike can get their hands dirty with this Savannah chef. Chef Darin hosts hands-on cooking classes that are a great way to get intimate with food while making lasting friends. Everyone knows the best social setting is the kitchen table.

Shop ‘til you drop at the Tanger Outlets

Savannah’s Historic District has a serious fashion scene, but it’s not the only place to find beautiful designer threads. The Tanger Outlet Center in Pooler stocks Savannah closets with the very latest in chic styles. Trendsetters, this one’s for you.

Support Local Vendors at Merchants on Bee

If you're searching for a unique way to shop, visit Merchants on Bee, an indoor antique vendor’s market located in Midtown. With over 100 vendors to choose from shoppers can find a variety of items including home décor, jewelry, woodwork, antiques, the list goes on! The market is open Monday to Saturday, making it easy to add this stop into your travel schedule.

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