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Unforgettable Things to Do in Savannah

It’s a trip you’ll never forget. We invite you to make your way to the Presidents’ Quarters Inn in Savannah, Georgia and start making memories that will last a lifetime. We want to ensure your trip is one you’ll always remember. That’s why we have made this list of unforgettable things to do in Savannah! Walk along River Street. There is so much to see and do along River Street. From boutiques and galleries to restaurants and artist studios, the 9-block brick concourse is perfect for walking and watching the ships pass by. Explore the Savannah Historic District. Tour historic homes, squares and neighborhoods in the historic district of Savannah. … Continue reading

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Dixieland Cruisers 26th Annual Car Show

It started back in 1987 with 12 members. The Dixieland Cruisers of Savannah Car Club has now grown to more than 198 members and over 100 cars! Here’s a little history… The club was named after the Dixieland Drive-In on Victory Drive to promote interest in various types of special auto activities, create good fellowship and sportsmanship among members and to support charities as a nonprofit organization. In addition to the club’s monthly meeting at Lovezzola’s Pizza, the group goes to car shows on weekends throughout Georgia, the Carolinas and even Florida. They always wear their club shirts to show their pride in the club. Recently, the club has added … Continue reading

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79th Annual Savannah Tour of Homes and Gardens

Seldom seen by visitors, Savannah’s finest private homes will be on display next month during a rare opportunity. The 79th annual Savannah Tour of Homes and Gardens will provide the chance to admire the special furnishings that have been treasured by families for generations. You can take part in the home and garden walking tours and enjoy exclusive special events from March 27th through the 30th. The self-guided tours will venture through different historic neighborhoods each day and you’ll enter private homes and gardens. Start at any of the homes featured that day and browse them all during a three-hour period. The homes vary in age, size and style. Most … Continue reading

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Savannah Music Festival – 25th Anniversary Season

It’s Georgia’s largest musical arts event and it is in its 25th anniversary season! Yes, we’re talking about the Savannah Music Festival. The dates have been set for March 20th through April 5th. Dedicated to presenting a world-class celebration of the musical arts, the Savannah Music Festival creates timeless and adventurous productions! Organizers hope the festival will stimulate arts education, foster economic growth and unite artists and audiences in Savannah. Don’t miss out on the chance to attend one of the most distinctive cross-genre music festivals in the world! The list of concerts planned throughout the festival is long, but here are a few highlights. Thursday, March 20 Sebastian Knauer, … 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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Old Savannah Tours Bring Savannah’s History to Life

It truly is one of the best ways to take in the beauty of Savannah, Georgia. Savannah’s history will come to life when you experience Old Savannah Tours. They have been showing off Savannah since 1979, which is twice as long as the nearest competitor. A 2013 TripAdvisor winner of the “Certificate of Excellence,” Old Savannah Tours is the largest Savannah-owned and operated tour company. They have been voted best tour each year since 2003, with their tours developed and researched by the people that live in and love Savannah. There will be no canned, scripted tours when you climb aboard. Each tour is different, and descriptive. You’ll enjoy uniquely … Continue reading

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Savannah Restaurant Week Back Next Month

It’s one of the most highly anticipated events of the year in Savannah. Make your way to Georgia for Savannah Restaurant Week next month! You don’t want to miss this 10-day celebration of Savannah’s restaurant scene. From January 24 through February 2, 2014, Savannah Restaurant Week will pay homage to the culinary heritage that makes the city unique. You can dine at restaurants and pay tribute to those that have become such a vital part of Savannah’s hospitality. Each participating upscale restaurant will offer a delicious three-course, prix fixe dinner menu for just $30 per person. However, that does not include tax and gratuity. Here’s a list of participating restaurants. … Continue reading

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Things to Do in Savannah in January

The holidays are nearly behind us, and it’s time to start looking forward to 2014. There are a number of great things to do in Savannah in January for all budgets and age groups. We at Presidents’ Quarters Inn would love to help you plan your trip. Here’s a list of events you should know about! January 1, 2014 Savannah Harbor Festival of Lights You can still experience all the Savannah Harbor Festival of Lights has to offer on January 1st. Hosted by the Savannah Morning News and the Savannah Harbor Foundation, the event will delight people of all ages. The drive-through light experience showcases more than 80 larger-than-life displays. … Continue reading

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