All Things SCAD

With 40-plus majors and more than 60 minors, the Savannah College of Art and Design offers more degree programs and specializations than any other art and design university. According to its mission statement, “SCAD exists to prepare talented students for professional careers, emphasizing learning through individual attention in a positively oriented university environment.” Add a stop at the University of Creative Careers to your list next time you’re staying in Savannah at the Presidents’ Quarters Inn. Here’s a bit of SCAD history, along with some interesting facts. Timeline 1978 Richard G. Rowan, Paula S. Wallace, May L. Poetter and Paul E. Poetter founded the Savannah College of Art and Design. … Continue reading

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What You Need to Know About Savannah Golf

Whether you’re searching for a private country club or public golf course, there’s an unparalleled selection in Georgia’s oldest city. Next time you’re in town at the Presidents’ Quarters Inn, check out one of the world-class courses. Here’s what you need to know about Savannah Golf. Where to Tee Off The Landings There are six courses at The Landings by Fazio, Palmer, Byrd and Hills. The Landings played host to the 2010 Georgia Amateur Championship and the 2011 USGA Women’s Team Championship. The golf and club facilities at The Landings are private. The 18-hole Marshwood course at The Landings Club facility features 6,762 yards of golf from the longest tees … Continue reading

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Pet Friendly Savannah

Many people don’t understand that our pets are part of the family. It can be tough to get away for a week with worrying about what to do with them. The good news is you won’t need to find a sitter when visiting Savannah. Start planning your next trip to pet friendly Savannah, starting with the Presidents’ Quarters Inn. The Presidents’ Quarters Inn combines unparalleled amenities with a great location. Even better, you can bring your furry friend! We can take animals of 30 pounds or less in our rooms on the first floor, with just a $50 non-refundable pet deposit. Once you stay at the Presidents’ Quarters Inn, you’ll … Continue reading

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August Events from Your Favorite Savannah Bed and Breakfast

As summers starts winding down, don’t forget to plan your trip to Savannah. Spend your days walking along the historic streets or on the beach, then come back to the Presidents’ Quarters Inn and get ready to hit up one of the many events available in August. We thought we’d share some August events from your favorite Savannah bed and breakfast. There are far too many to list them all, but this should get you started. EVENTS IN AUGUST FROM YOUR FAVORITE BED AND BREAKFAST Aug. 3 First Saturday on the River Historic River Street Make sure you head down to historic River Street to take part in this free … Continue reading

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Why Summer is the Best Time to Visit Savannah

There could never be a bad time to visit Savannah. Some say, however, that summer is the best time. Summer may have started officially on June 21, but Fourth of July on the Waterfront is a great official kick off to the season in Savannah. That being said, the best time to visit Savannah is now! A Day on the Beach While St. Patrick’s day is quite the party in Georgia’s oldest town, summer is the perfect time for beaching it on Tybee Island.  Tybee Island, known as “Savannah’s Beach,” is thought to be Georgia’s version of Coney Island. The historic lighthouse at the north end of the island is … Continue reading

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Best Oysters in Savannah

Georgia’s first city has had plenty of time to get its seafood just right. If you only have a few days in town and you’re looking for the best oysters in Savannah, you don’t want to miss out. The charming town has endless restaurants serving up fresh seafood on waterfronts, but here are a few suggestions to get you started on your search. Desposito’s Here’s your classic coastal crabshack. This spot on the search for the best oysters in Savannah might be a little difficult to find, as Desposito’s is primarily frequented by locals. Don’t let the tablecloths made from newspapers or outside décor turn you off, you must check … Continue reading

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Best Place to Stay Near SCAD

We are proud at The President’s Quarters Inn that The Savannah College of Art and Design, also known as SCAD, is woven into the fabric of beautiful downtown Savannah. SCAD continues to attract students from throughout the U.S. and abroad to their top-rated art and design school. Prospective students may choose from over 40 majors and 60 minors. With such impressive degree offerings, it’s no wonder that The Savannah College of Art and Design can boast more degree programs and specializations than any other art and design university. The college is comprised of over 70 facilities throughout the charming historic district of downtown Savannah. Students can be seen biking and … Continue reading

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How To Plan a Girls’ Weekend in Savannah

Savannah, Georgia is the perfect place to plan a girls’ weekend.  Savannah, located on the southern tip of Georgia’s coast, boasts a moderate climate, making it the perfect place to escape year round. There are numerous nonstop flights into The Savannah International Airport from locations like New York, Boston and Atlanta. So, the next time you are planning a girls’ weekend away, why not fly into Savannah? The airport is conveniently located only 20 minutes from Savannah’s downtown historic district, where you will find luxurious accommodations and a plethora of activities to keep all of the girls busy for quite a while. Make sure that you choose a top-rated bed … 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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