Category Archives: Savannah Attractions

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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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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Visit Old Fort Jackson During Your Savannah, Georgia Trip

It is a must-see attraction during your Savannah, Georgia trip. Old Fort Jackson is a National Historic Landmark that shouldn’t be missed. Located at 1 Fort Jackson Road in Savannah, Old Fort Jackson was named after one-time governor of Georgia, James Jackson. James Jackson led the force that liberated Savannah from the British in 1782. Now a beautifully preserved fort along the Savannah River, it is Georgia’s oldest standing brick fortification. Old Fort Jackson is one of only a few forts on the East Coast to have been in service during the Civil War and the War of 1812. A number of different military units were garrisoned at the fort, … Continue reading

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Savannah GA Attractions to Make Time For

Tour endless museums and learn about Savannah’s history, walk the beaches, or browse contemporary art. Here’s a list of Savannah GA attractions you need to make time for! Savannah History Museum Located in an old train station, the Savannah History Museum offers both permanent and rotating exhibits. It’s obviously the best place to learn more about Savannah’s unique history. Fort McAllister Experience one of the best scenic parks in the region as it showcases the best-preserve earthward fortification of the Confederacy. Fort McAllister is located just south of downtown Savannah on the banks of the Ogeechee River. SCAD Museum of Art Check out the Savannah College of Art and Design … Continue reading

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Roundhouse Railroad Museum for Train Lovers

Attention: Train Lovers! You need to make your way to Savannah, Georgia to visit the oldest and largest existing 19th century railroad operations complex in the country. Construction on the Roundhouse Railroad Museum, now called the Georgia State Railroad Museum, began back in 1850. Would you believe 13 of the original structures remain today? The Roundhouse Railroad Museum is located at the old Central of Georgia Railway Savannah Shops and Terminal Facilities, which served as a major repair facility for the Central of Georgia Railways. It was a vibrant part of Savannah’s industrial heritage. Owned by the City of Savannah, the complex has been operated by the Coastal Heritage Society … Continue reading

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