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The Savannah Film Festival Oct. 25-Nov. 1, 2014, is a Must-See Event

The annual Savannah Film Festival is one of the most famous Savannah GA events for good reason. Held by the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), this year’s festival takes place from October 25th to November 1st and is the perfect event for art and film buffs and Savannah tourists alike. Each year the film festival draws more than 40,000 people across eight days, once again reiterating how popular and well-respected of an event it is.

The festival is designed to bring film industry talent and expertise to students in the SCAD program, as well as the greater Savannah community. As it takes place in a relaxed atmosphere and is committed to promoting education, collaboration and creativity, the film festival is a must for anyone thinking of travelling to Savannah during this time of year. Read more

Bonaventure Cemetery, Statue of Woman, Savannah, Georgia

Top 5 Savannah GA Ghost Tours for Fans of the Paranormal

Savannah is known for many things, from its charm to its stunning historical buildings and beautiful green squares. Something else the Southern city prides itself on? Ghost tours.

There are many different types of guided Savannah tours that will allow visitors to get a true taste of the city and a good history lesson at the same time, but the ghost tours set themselves apart from the rest. Considered to be one of the most haunted cities in America, Savannah is overflowing with guided ghost tours, and each one offers something unique and memorable. Because there are so many Savannah ghost tours to choose from, it may be helpful to look at what each one offers in order to get a better idea of which will suit your needs.

So, which tours are appropriate for children and seniors? Which are the scariest? Which will take you to some of Savannah’s haunted pubs? We answer these questions and more as we give you a short overview of what to expect from Savannah’s top five ghost tours. Read more

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Come Visit Savannah for the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon

During the second weekend in November, runners will be heading to Savannah GA for the Rock ‘n’ Roll marathon and half marathon events. This fun weekend attracts a host of athletes as well as plenty of spectators enjoying the party music atmosphere as they cheer them on along the course. Luxury vacation rentals are sure to be in high demand for this lively health and fitness event.

What is the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon? 

The Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon is actually a series of marathons that takes place in 26 cities across the USA every year. Started in 1998, the event attracts more than 500,000 runners. The unique idea was to make running fun, so the marathons always include plenty of live music on stages lining the 26-mile route.

As well as generating a family-fun day in a party atmosphere, the event has so far raised $235 million for charity. Each event is preceded by a two-day Health and Fitness Expo, which is free to all attending. Read more

Paula Deen Trolley Tour

All About Savannah’s Paula Deen Trolley Tour

When visiting Savannah, you will find that there is no shortage of tours, galleries and sights to see. Savannah is a beautiful, charming city full of character and history, and it is also home to many wonderful restaurants and buildings. Whether you are vacationing in Savannah for the first time or if you have visited in the past, one ‘must’ is the Paula Deen trolley tour.

Presented by Old Town Trolley Tours, this informative, fun tour is all about Savannah’s “Queen of Southern Cuisine”. It’s a great way to spend an afternoon in the city, from enjoying a meal at the food star’s famous Lady & Sons restaurant to checking out many of the Savannah spots that played a role in Deen’s successes. Read more

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The Telfair Museums, Their History and Current Exhibitions

Whether you are visiting Savannah for the first time or are a returning vacationer, the Telfair Museums are not to be missed. The oldest public art museum in the Southeast, the Telfair Museums have been a Savannah staple since the 1880s.

Beginning a as a beautifully restored Savannah mansion, today the museums stand as some of the most impressive and architecturally-stunning buildings in Savannah. The main museum boasts more than 4,000 pieces of art from across America and Europe – an extensive collection, to say the least. In addition to the permanent works of art at the museum, there are numerous exciting rotating exhibitions that are equally as impressive and educational.
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Savannah Beer Festival

Best Fall Festivals and Events in Savannah

Fall in Savannah is a great time of year to visit, as the heat has finally waned and the city thrives with outdoor activities for everyone. Savannah is breathtakingly beautiful year-round, but there is just something about fall in the city that takes things to a whole new level.

While the city is always home to wonderful dining options and impressive architecture, it is the wide open spaces that teem with life during the fall. On these balmy days in Savannah, you could spend as much time as possible soaking up the city’s beautiful atmosphere and cozy neighborhoods. Take a stroll along the stunning waterfront, explore the many different neighborhoods, revel in the exquisite colors and botany or spend your days navigating the city’s manicured garden squares. Read more

Savannah Family Reunions

Planning a Family Reunion? Try Savannah GA

Savannah is a wonderful city if you are looking for a spot to host a family reunion, as it is full of charm, history and a wide range of activities. Considered one of the top destination spots in the South, Savannah is kid-friendly and has numerous activities, restaurants and museums that are sure to impress everyone in your group.

In addition to the picturesque setting and charming Southern atmosphere Savannah is known for, you will also have the opportunity for your entire family to stay at a beautifully renovated home in the city for the duration of your reunion. Luxury Living Savannah has numerous properties throughout the Historic District and along other streets in the city that can accommodate up to 58 guests in total. Read more

Historic Savannah, Georgia

Savannah: The Original City of Vacation Home Rentals

Most visitors to Savannah GA already know that it is one of the most historic and best preserved cities in the US. One less well-known fact is that Savannah claims to be the city where vacation home rentals first began establishment.

Back in 1908, the streets of Savannah were preparing to host the very first American Grand Prix. Unfortunately, there was insufficient hotel accommodation for all the expected visitors. Puzzling over the problem, the city council decided to test the limits of the Southern hospitality that Georgia is well-known for by asking residents to open their homes to guests. That was the start of the Savannah vacation home rental business in this popular tourist destination. Read more

Savannah Historic Homes

Why Choose a Savannah Hotel When you can Stay in a Historic Home?

When a special offer drops into your inbox promising a great deal on luxury hotels in Savannah GA, you may be tempted to click and book the deal immediately to get those promised savings. But stop for a moment and think. Does your choice of where to stay in Savannah rest solely on the price?

Clever marketing can suck you into jumping straight into a “bargain” luxury hotel deal, but the pleasure of a stay in Savannah can be greatly enhanced by staying in a beautifully restored historic residence.

Here are a few other things to take into consideration before booking a luxury hotel in Savannah for your well-deserved vacation. Read more

Visiting Savannah

Savannah GA Vacations are Ideal for all Kinds of Visitors

If you have never visited Savannah, GA, you may be surprised to know that this historic city is absolutely perfect for you. If you have family, it is a wonderful place to share activities and experience history together. If you’re a couple, Savannah will woo you with its cozy restaurants and riverside walks. And if you’re looking for an off-season break on a budget, senior citizens will find Savannah has plenty to offer. Read more