Running in Savannah
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Follow Savannah local Cecilia as she takes you on a journey along her favorite running spots in Savannah including Forsyth Park and the McQueen's Island Trail between the city and Tybee Island. Then, explore her favorite places including Coffee Fox, Leopold's Ice Cream, the Lucas Theatre for the Arts, and more.
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To cover the most ground while exploring Savannah and Tybee Island, try running. Surrounded by live oaks draped with Spanish moss, Forsyth Park offers ample space and beautiful scenery to enjoy on a run. Tybee Island’s McQueen’s Trail is a peaceful, 5.6-mile trail surrounded by beautiful marshland and wildlife that runners won’t want to miss.
Savor a Southern Treat
After your run, treat yourself to a shake or scoop at Leopold’s Ice Cream on Broughton Street. This classic, Savannah spot is the perfect place to relax and indulge on everything from an ice cream and cookie sandwich to a decadent sundae.
Catch a Show
Theatres in Savannah, like the Lucas Center for the Arts and the historic Savannah Theatre, offer visitors and locals alike the chance to catch everything from live acting and musical performances to vintage films. Look at show lineups in advance of your trip to avoid missing out on this Savannah must-do.
Dine in Style
Pacci Italian Kitchen + Bar, located in The Brice – A Kimpton Hotel, offers beautiful salumi plates, formaggio boards and locally influenced Italian cuisine, which creates a top-notch dining experience. Enjoy aperitivo hour, an Italian tradition uniquely observed at Pacci, in one of the best courtyard dining areas in the city.