Category Archives: Savannah

What Is A Bed and Breakfast?

When it comes to planning a trip or vacation, choosing where you stay is a big part of the equation.   If you’re looking for a more personal and intimate experience, then staying at a bed and breakfast might be the perfect choice.  But, if you’ve never stayed at a bed and breakfast before, then you may be wondering: “What is a bed and breakfast, exactly?”.  That’s a good question, so hopefully our answers will prove enlightening. While there is no set definition that travelers and innkeepers across the board agree on, all bed and breakfasts have some trademark characteristics that set them apart from other accommodations.  Most bed and breakfasts … 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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Don’t Miss Savannah’s Annual Holiday Tour of Homes!

The magical holiday feeling comes alive once again on Saturday, December 14. You do not want to miss Savannah’s annual Holiday Tour of Homes, a community project of Savannah’s Downtown Neighborhood Association. The holiday-themed tour of homes in the downtown area will let you experience the holidays Savannah-style. It all kicks off with a free City Market Open House. You’ll be entertained by carolers, twinkling lights and even Santa Claus himself. Browse the shops and boutiques in the area and sample delicious treats. It’s the perfect start to the Holiday Tour of Homes and the Christmas season. Then on Saturday, December 14, the Downtown Neighborhood Association offers its Afternoon Tour … Continue reading

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Why You Should Visit Savannah This Season

Rise from your room at the Presidents’ Quarters Inn to the smell of fresh coffee looming in the hallways. Make your way to the dining room or courtyard and dig in to a delicious, complimentary southern breakfast. We are talking about freshly baked muffins and pastries, croissant french toast, traditional eggs benedict and homemade granola or quiche. Is your mouth watering yet? You won’t be disappointed! Now that you are energized and alert, it’s time to take in the holiday shopping mecca that is Savannah. When you visit Savannah during this season, you can bounce from boutiques to unique shops to find the perfect gift. The city is not only … Continue reading

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Savannah Music Venues You Should Know About

When visiting Savannah, you must take in its arts and entertainment! The city has something to offer for every taste in music. Your team at the Presidents’ Quarters Inn thought we’d make choosing a venue a little easier. Here’s a list of Savannah Music Venues you should know about: Live Wire Music Hall This is said to be the place for the “hippies of Savannah.” A variety of electronic, rock and jam bands perform at Live Wire Music Hall. Often said to have “the best stage in town,” Live Wire features live painters that create intricate paintings beside the stage that are inspired by the music. You can grab at … Continue reading

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What To See When You Tour Savannah

There are so many things to see and do when you visit Savannah, one of the South’s most historic cities. Located on the southern tip of the Georgia coast, there is something for everyone to see in Savannah. Many people love to come to Savannah for a weekend getaway. Plan to stay in our lovely bed and breakfast, The President’s Quarters Inn, which is conveniently located in the heart of the downtown historic district at 225 E. President Street. Here you will find 16 richly appointed suites with decorative fireplaces and unparalleled amenities. Our attractive B&B getaway is also pet friendly, and its convenient downtown location allows you to walk … Continue reading

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Appreciation for the Arts in Savannah

The artistically minded have always felt at home in Savannah, GA, where there is a strong appreciation for the arts. The Savannah College of Art and Design, also known as SCAD, anchors the city’s artistic community. Located in the downtown historic district, SCAD has been committed to pursuing excellence in the arts since its beginning in 1978 and boasts more degree programs and specializations than any other art and design university. The campus is spread throughout Savannah’s downtown in numerous historic buildings and has served to enhance Savannah’s strong appreciation for the arts. Showcasing the art of SCAD’s talented artists is shopSCAD. Stop by its convenient Bull Street location, near lovely … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day in Savannah 2013

St. Patrick’s Day Savannah, GA 2013 It’s never too early to start planning and preparing for one of the biggest St. Patrick’s Day celebrations in the US.  The St. Patrick’s Day festivities in Savannah, GA draws thousands of people each year, and is one of the grandest celebrations of its kind.  St. Patrick’s Day is on March 17, 2013, but as we approach March 16, 2013 which is the date for the 189th parade, we will be posting and sharing more updates regarding local events and celebrations.  We recommend booking as soon as possible to ensure you are able to make the trip, as every year rooms book fast for … Continue reading

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Savannah GA: A Brief History Lesson

At the Presidents’ Quarters Inn, our guests often ask us about the history of Savannah.  There is honestly so much history in Savannah, it’s hard to tell someone about it all in one sitting.  We could write days on the historical and cultural influences that have shaped our city.  Nevertheless, we wanted to give you a brief history lesson.  A primer if you will.  We hope you enjoy! Savannah has a rich history to say the least.  Officially, Savannah’s recorded history is said to have started in 1733, which is when General James Oglethorpe and his120 passengers landed along the Savannah River. Oglethorpe decided to name the 13th and final … Continue reading

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