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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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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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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Savannah Gun Show Set for January 11-12, 2014

Start packing your bags and making your reservations at Presidents’ Quarters Inn, a historic Savannah bed and breakfast. The Savannah Gun Show is set for January 11 and 12 in 2014. It’s all going down at the Savannah Civic Center. Hosted by the Eastman Gun Shows of Georgia, the Savannah Gun Show has something for everyone. The gun buying public knows the difference in shows and they wait for Eastman. Last year Eastman Gun Shows had the most shows ever with higher attendance than any previous year. At the show, you’ll have more dealers with more selection than any other show, store or catalog. Dealers promise a good deal on … Continue reading

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