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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Savannah Harbor Festival of Lights

Only in its second year, the Savannah Harbor Festival of Lights is no doubt a spectacular holiday adventure. It’s a drive-through light experience that showcases at least 80 larger-than-life displays. There are surprises hidden behind every twist and turn, including additional events and entertainment! One of those is the Staples Safari Zoo. It was established three generations ago to aid in rehabbing exotic and domestic animals. The goal of the zoo is to give these animals a happy ending. That’s made possible through the efforts of Brian Staples. Staples made a life commitment to animal conservation. He works to support the zoo and educate people about the plight of endangered … Continue reading

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Things to Do in Savannah in December

Spend Christmas on the River or enjoy a Holiday Open House. You can perfect your gift-wrapping, sing along to your favorite Christmas carols, or even take part in the Savannah Bridge Run. Participate in one or all of these things to do in Savannah in December! All Month Savannah Harbor Festival of Lights This drive-through light experience showcases over 80 larger-than-life displays. Hosted by the Savannah Harbor Foundation and Savannah Morning News, the Savannah Harbor Festival of Lights has surprises hiding between every twist and turn. The Staples Safari Zoo will also showcase wonderful, exotic animals from around the world. Enjoy an Entertainment Pavilion, as well as the interactive animal … Continue reading

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Savannah Bridge Run Back Next Month!

“Run, walk or crawl” your way to Savannah for the one and only Enmark Savannah Bridge Run! It’s back next month and set for Saturday, December 7, 2013. The race schedule includes a 5k, 10k, Double Pump and Kid 1/4 mile. Let’s take a closer look at those races. The 5k run/walk starts on Hutchinson Island at 8:15 a.m. Participants will race west towards the Talmadge Memorial Bridge, gaining access to the bridge by the southbound ramp. There’s no pretending it’s an easy feat. You’ll have to conquer a 5.5% grade and 1.4-mile span before exiting onto Oglethorpe Avenue. It finishes back in the Historic District near the Savannah Civic Center. … 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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The Savannah Holiday Experience Package

Savannah is a shopping mecca during the Christmas season. Bounce from lovely unique shops to quaint boutiques and find gifts you can’t find anywhere else. Our city will be decked in its Christmas finery and a trolly tour will be the perfect way to see every last inch of it. Relax as you enjoy the Savannah Holiday Experience, ending your day with a glass of champagne and dessert! The Presidents’ Quarters Inn is offering a special add-on package from November 1 through December 31, 2013. The Savannah Holiday Experience Package includes: Bottle of champagne upon arrival Trolley tickets for two $100 dinner gift certificate Dessert for two at Lulu’s Chocolate … Continue reading

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Savannah Travel Tips

Savannah is one of the most historic cities in the United States, but it is so much more. Experience this beautiful riverside town and all it has to offer. From beautiful architecture and Spanish moss-draped streets to the vast array of galleries and boutiques, you will find something for everyone in Savannah. Lose yourself in the shops, parks, or museums. As you make your way to our city, make note of these Savannah travel tips! First, you’ll need a place to stay. We encourage you to consider staying with us at the Presidents’ Quarters Inn. Our historic bed and breakfast offers seasonal getaway packages and specials that range in focus … Continue reading

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Things to Do in Savannah in November

From food and wine to a rock ‘n’ roll run, November is jam-packed with fun events for all ages. We encourage you to reserve your room at the Presidents’ Quarters Inn and make note of these things to do in Savannah in November. Savannah Live November 1 – November 23 Head to the Historic Savannah Theatre for a high-energy two hour variety show that features everything from “Pop” to “Broadway” and “Motown” to “Rock and Roll.” It features a great live band and eight singers. Savannah Live is rated as a No. 1 attraction on TripAdvisor.com. 19th Annual Telfair Art Fair November 8-10 The fair will be held right in … Continue reading

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Spooky Events in Savannah

Pack your costumes, and maybe even one for your pet, then make your way to Savannah, Georgia. Halloween is just around the corner, and it’s time to start planning your vacation! Whether you’re looking for a little exercise, a scary movie, or a ghost tour, you’ll find it during the month of October. Reserve your room at the Presidents’ Quarters Inn and make note of these spooky events in Savannah! Lucas Theatre There are many scary movies playing at the Lucas Theatre during the month of October. These include “Edward Scissorhands,” “Silence of the Lambs,” and “Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil.” They are featured on different dates … Continue reading

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All You Need to Know About the Savannah Film Festival

Prepare to be entertained by cinematic creativity from both award-winning professionals and emerging student filmmakers. Savannah Film Festival 2013, presented by the Savannah College of Art and Design, is set for October 26 through November 2. More than 40,000 people attend the eight-day festival each year. It’s host to a variety of competition film screenings, special screenings, workshops, panels and lectures. There are several honored guests this year, starting with Alexander Payne. He will receive the Outstanding Achievement in Cinema Award on Saturday, October 26 at 7:30 p.m. Payne’s first two feature films were the comedies “Citizen Ruth” (1996) and “Election” (1999). Both “Sideways” (2004) and “The Descendants” (2011) won … Continue reading

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