5 of the Best Things to Do in Savannah in May

April showers bring May flowers, and Savannah, GA, sure does bloom in May! The weather is warm, the greenery is flourishing, and Presidents’ Quarters Inn is here for the perfect spring getaway. Learn about all the things to do in Savannah in May to start planning your trip, and don’t forget to get a copy of our complimentary Vacation Guide to get our local suggestions.

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May Weather

May weather in Savannah is excellent. The temperatures are usually in the 70s and 80s, so you can be comfortable exploring outside. There is a chance of rain and humidity, but the weather in May is generally enjoyable.

5 of the Best Things to Do in Savannah in May

1. Explore the Parks and Squares

The parks and squares found all around Savannah are so green and inviting that you can’t help but enjoy them! When the weather is nice, you might even want to pick a bench and people watch as you sit in the shade. We recommend heading to Oglethorpe Square; it’s right next to Presidents’ Quarters Inn!

2. Walk the Wormsloe Historic Site

To spend even more time outdoors, head to the Wormsloe Historic Site. This 882-acre plantation is one of the oldest in the country and holds some incredible history. As you walk beneath the shade of trees draped in Spanish moss, take in the beauty of the area. Make your way to the tabby ruins— the oldest standing structure in Georgia. Then, head to the museum to see original artifacts and watch a short film.

3. Take a Tour

It feels good leaving your vacation knowing you learned something new. If you’re looking for educational things to do in Savannah in May, we have just the thing. May’s nice weather means that you can do most of your learning outside! A walking tour is an excellent way to see the area while hearing about its history. Your expert guide will take you around from landmark to landmark as they tell you about our incredible city.

4. Celebrate Mother’s Day

Don’t you think your mother would appreciate a getaway to Savannah this Mother’s Day? It’s the perfect excuse to go on a trip! Celebrate Mother’s Day with a stay at Presidents’ Quarters Inn and make a reservation at one of the excellent restaurants in the area. Then, let Mom decide what she wants to do!

5. Go on a Riverboat Cruise

Get out on the water this May when you go on a Riverboat Cruise! If you want to sightsee on the boat, we recommend their Sightseeing Cruises. Or, you can enjoy dinner, lunch, or brunch cruises! Indulge in a delicious meal while enjoying stunning views from the river.

Book Your May Getaway Today

Dwight-Eisenhower- savannah walking toursNow that you know some of the best things to do in Savannah in May, it’s time to book your trip! Experience our beautiful city in the spring when you stay with us at Presidents’ Quarters Inn. Our luxurious inn is in the heart of the Savannah Historic District, so you will be moments away from countless restaurants, shops, and activities. Browse our accommodations to start planning your stay. We look forward to seeing you!