You might not think of it as a top tourist spot, but Savannah, Georgia is a hidden gem in terms of travel destinations. It offers historic charm, a gorgeous beach, and a hip urban vibe that manages to be just on the cutting edge. It is a great place for all types of tourists- family groups, groups of singles, retired people, and college kids on spring break can all find a good time in Savannah. Plus, because it is an easy drive or a short plane trip for anyone from the East Coast to much of the mid-west, Savannah is a great destination for people meeting up with friends from other locations.
One of the things many first-time visitors to Savannah do not realize is that, underneath its genteel Southern demeanor, is a bit of a party animal. It is legal to drink in public, which means that you can enhance your traditional tourist experiences. Savannah also has a thriving bar scene with some of the country’s favorite bars in a comfortable atmosphere. Up for a high energy night? Start it out at Savannah Smiles Dueling Piano Saloon and get your party started in a fun and upbeat way. Whether you are a regular or a first-time visitor, you will feel at home in Savannah’s nightlife.
While young adults and the young-at-heart love Savannah’s nighttime scene, people traveling with younger family members cannot get enough of Savannah in the sunshine. Take the whole family to window shop on Broughton Street, and make a stop at Leopold’s Ice Cream for a cool treat. Take a historic cemetery tour to hear about some of this city’s history, check out some of the city’s hiking and biking trails, or head to the nearby beaches for a day of R&R.