Category Archives: Tips for Visiting Savannah

Spend this Thanksgiving in Savannah

The leaves are changing and the weather is turning, thus marking the start of the holiday season. This Thanksgiving the beautiful city of Savannah will be filled with fun events for the whole family. Instead of the formal meal at home this year, why not bring the family to Savannah? Make your way to Presidents’ Quarters Inn for a truly memorable Thanksgiving in Savannah. When you spend Thanksgiving in Savannah, you will have the opportunity to visit art exhibits, enjoy live entertainment at the City Market, participate in fun-filled festivities on historic River Street, watch thrilling sports events, experience amazing SCAD art festivals, take a tour of a private home … 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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Find Your Way with Savannah Trolley Tours

A trip to Savannah means you will be visiting the oldest city in the state of Georgia. Dating back to 1733, Savannah, GA, is rich with history and timeless architecture, including several points of interests regarding the American Revolution and the American Civil War. When you are looking to explore and capture the history of the city, there is no better way to do so than to experience one of the many Savannah trolley tours. Here are a few of the trolley tours that we believe will be both entertaining and educational when you make Presidents’ Quarters Inn your choice of Savannah bed and breakfast. — Old Savannah Tours Since … Continue reading

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Savannah Museums for All Ages

The historic district in Savannah is one of the most beautiful places in all of the world. That also makes it one of the best places to learn about history. Your team at the Presidents’ Quarters Inn hopes to help you plan your next vacation, so we compiled this list of Savannah museums for all ages. Ships of the Sea – Maritime Museum Founded in 1966, Ships of the Sea – Maritime Museum exhibits ship models, paintings and maritime antiques. Most of these are from the era of Atlantic trade and travel between England and America during the 18th and 19th centuries. The collection is housed in the home that … Continue reading

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Why Summer is the Best Time to Visit Savannah

There could never be a bad time to visit Savannah. Some say, however, that summer is the best time. Summer may have started officially on June 21, but Fourth of July on the Waterfront is a great official kick off to the season in Savannah. That being said, the best time to visit Savannah is now! A Day on the Beach While St. Patrick’s day is quite the party in Georgia’s oldest town, summer is the perfect time for beaching it on Tybee Island.  Tybee Island, known as “Savannah’s Beach,” is thought to be Georgia’s version of Coney Island. The historic lighthouse at the north end of the island is … Continue reading

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Enjoy a Vacation in Savannah

If you’re looking for a great place to vacation with family or friend(s), or just want to get away by yourself, try Savannah. This intimate southern town, located on Georgia’s Atlantic coast, boasts numerous places to relax and have a good time. If you love history, put on your walking shoes and head for Savannah’s majestic historic district. Walking from River Street to Forsyth Park along Bull Street is a must. Here you will find numerous squares peppered with eclectic stores, beautiful homes dating back to the 1800’s, and lovely churches. If walking isn’t your thing, let one of the horse drawn carriages carry you beneath the city’s majestic live … Continue reading

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Sightseeing in Savannah

Savannah is a beautiful city by the sea with so much to do and take in. From the Historic District to the islands, beaches, and Lowcountry landscape, to the shopping and restaurants, Savannah has much to offer. Here are just a few key spots to remember when you are sightseeing in Savannah. Historic Attractions Savannah’s Historic District is what keeps many visitors coming. Well-preserved antebellum architecture lines the streets, and recent visitors recommend the various walking tours. Individual tours are also available for some of the more prominent properties, like the Juliette Gordon Low House, preserved in honor of the Girl Scouts’ founder. Fans of John Berendt’s non-fiction book, Midnight in … Continue reading

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Planning a Family Trip to Savannah

There’s nothing like a little time away with the family to refocus on each other and reconnect without the usual distractions at home. You want to choose a place that will help you to do just that. You’ll need fun things that everyone in the family can enjoy together. That’s a part of what making memories is all about! Of course Savannah has all the usual things to do as a family such as movies, golf, bowling, tennis, biking, kayaking, etc. And Savannah has no shortage of special community day festivals and events throughout the year. But these are a few special things you may not have thought about. Here … Continue reading

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Carriage Tours in Savannah, GA

What is the best way to see Savannah, GA? Well, one of the best ways to see this lovely Southern town is in the comfort of a horse drawn carriage! Not only is it a grand way to travel, but it harkens back to another simpler, more gentile era. Carriage Tours of Savannah is just one company in Savannah that specializes in this wonderful service. They are actually the first in this town to offer carriage rides and have been in operation for the past 35 years! New York Times Magazine named this as one of the best ways to see Savannah! A carriage tour is much more than a … Continue reading

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Best of Savannah Getaway Ideas

Savannah is a great destination for a getaway! You can spend a weekend or longer and find loads of things to do! Maybe you are planning a girl’s weekend? How about a romantic couple’s vacation? Maybe you need a few days away to reconnect as a family? Here are just some of the places voted to be the Best of Savannah in 2012 by the readers of Savannah Magazine to help you start planning. Dining. Savannah offers a wide range of choices when it comes to good food, limited only by your palate. What do you like to eat? How about barbecue? You won’t want to miss Wiley’s Championship Barbecue. … Continue reading

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