Category Archives: Savannah Attractions

Chippewa Square in Downtown Savannah

Savannah is full of historic sites, beautiful cobblestone streets, and oak trees sprinkled with Spanish moss. The picturesque city is known for its delicious cuisine and sweet southern style. Along with the fantastic food and stunning scenery, the picturesque city also offers quaint and grand squares. Savannah has numerous squares and our favorite is Oglethorpe Square. The President’s Quarters Inn is nestled on this charming square, making it the perfect place to stay. Oglethorpe Square is only one of many squares that you will have the opportunity to enjoy while staying in Savannah. One that you do not want to miss is Chippewa Square. Here are a few things to … Continue reading

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6 Savannah Attractions You Need to See

Savannah is packed full with numerous attractions, from fascinating museums to picturesque parks. With so many Savannah attractions from which to choose, you might feel overwhelmed by your options. Don’t fret! We at Presidents’ Quarters are here to help! When you come to stay with us, you will be centrally located to explore the best Savannah attractions offered! Here is a list of our 6 favorite Savannah attractions that you must see when you visit! 1. Savannah Historic District One of the most beautiful areas of the city, the Savannah historic distract, is a place you do not want to miss! Take a day and stroll down the cobble stone … Continue reading

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September All Aboard! Head to the Georgia State Railroad Museum

For all you train enthusiasts out there, get ready for an experience of a lifetime. When you come to stay with us at the Presidents’ Quarters Inn, you will have the opportunity to explore and discover the Georgia State Railroad Museum! Guest will enjoy close up views of the fully operational turntable as they learn about the many historic railcars and rolling stock on display, and so much more. Head on over to the Georgia State Railroad Museum and learn more about Savannah’s rich and vibrant history. Here are a few things to know about the Georgia State Railroad Museum. Housed in the former Central of Georgia Railway Roundhouse and … Continue reading

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Savannah Oktoberfest: Wiener Dog Racing and More!

With scrumptious food, live entertainment, wiener dog races and so much more, nothing beats this Savannah festival. Held on Historic River Street, the Savannah Oktoberfest is a great way to enjoy German culture, Savannah style! We here at Presidents’ Quarters Inn want you to know the ins and outs of one of the best festivals the city offers. With a beer garden offering a variety of beers, food booths featuring German cuisine, and of course, the famous Wiener Dog Races hosted by Savannah Morning News, the Savannah Oktoberfest offers you an unforgettable time. One of the highlights of the Savannah Oktoberfest is the Wiener Dog Race! Start getting your Wiener dogs … Continue reading

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What to do in Savannah this Fall

There is no better time to visit the charming city of Savannah than during the changing of the seasons. The picture of colorful leaves falling onto the cobblestone streets is beautiful. Offering an array of activities to enjoy, Savannah is sure to offer something that catches your eye. We here at Presidents’ Quarters Inn want you to know what to do in Savannah on your next trip. From excellent festivals and events, the classic southern city is packed full of great things for the whole family. Keep reading if you are not sure what to do in Savannah this fall! Oktoberfest  This October 3rd through 5th, enjoy a bit of Germany … Continue reading

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Head to the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum

For all you history buffs and airplane fanatics out there, you don’t want to miss out on this interesting activity. When you come to stay with us at the Presidents’ Quarters Inn this summer, you will have the opportunity to take a step back in time. One of the most moving museums in Savannah is Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum. After visiting all the fantastic exhibits, you will be changed forever. Here is an overview of what the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum is all about. Preserving the stories of courage, character and patriotism displayed by the men and women of the Eighth Air Force from World War II to … Continue reading

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Where Was the Forrest Gump Bench Location & Other Savannah Trivia Tidbits

Savannah is known for an array of things, its history, scrumptious food, sweet southern style and more. But one special thing that people are reminded of when thinking of Savannah is the beautiful setting. Numerous films have been shot in the picturesque city! When you come to stay with us at the Presidents’ Quarters Inn, you will have several opportunities to step into the your favorite movie that was filmed in Savannah or the surrounding area. The most frequently asked question that visitors have when in the city is where is the Forest Gump bench location. Let us tell you where to find the Forrest Gump bench location and other … Continue reading

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Savannah Indoor Activities During Hot or Rainy Days

Savannah is certainly an outdoor-minded city, with squares and streets made for a pleasant stroll. But when summer comes around, enjoying the historic streets can be a hot, sticky, and wet ordeal with high temperatures or an afternoon thunderstorm. Deciding on the Presidents’ Quarters Inn as your boutique hotel of choice puts you within walking distance of most of Savannah’s indoor activities. We have made a list of some of those fantastic Savannah indoor activities near our luxurious accommodations to help you plan for any weather conditions!   Mercer Williams House Museum Walk through the Mercer Williams house and experience life in the 1860’s. Relish in the art of days gone … Continue reading

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8 Free Things to do in Savannah

Many times cost is a determining factor on what activities you can do on vacation. Cost can actually help decide if you can even go on vacation at all. For those looking for a low-budget getaway, Savannah can provide exactly that. You can have an amazing vacation and keep your bank account padded when you experience these 8 free things to do in Savannah. Here they are in alphabetical order. — 1. Bonaventure Cemetery Bonaventure Cemetery is Savannah’s most famous cemetery with several famous figures buried there. Among those buried are poet Conrad Aiken, Academy Award winner Johnny Mercer, and Georgia’s first governor Edward Telfair. The beautiful landscape is said … Continue reading

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Walk Along River Street in Savannah, GA

If you are looking for a fun-filled day of shopping, eating, and sightseeing, taking a walk along River Street in Savannah, GA, is the way to go. In historic downtown Savannah, River Street guides pedestrians along the Savannah River. You are able to take the family for a walk and a bite to eat during the day, or you can stay out later and enjoy the night life. Regardless of what you’re looking for, River Street has the perfect spot for you. Here are a few of our favorites. — River Street Restaurants Huey’s On the River Huey’s combines the great tastes of the Lowcountry and New Orleans into one … Continue reading

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