Find a Discount on Tours & Activities for Your Next Savannah Vacation

Established in 1733, Savannah is the most historically rich city in the state of Georgia.  Attracting millions of visitors annually, Savannah radiates a constant outflow of culture and is always happy to show their visitors a fun time.  One of the best ways to experience everything Savannah has to offer is through the many organized tours.

Scattered with numerous mediums of entertainment, this city has a multitude of museums, water activities, nature and architecture inspired tours and pub crawls to delight every visitor on their Savannah vacation. Read more

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Savannah GA Events: Christmas on the River Dec. 5-6, 2014

If you are looking to celebrate Savannah, GA events during the holiday season to make your getaway both festive and fun, you won’t be disappointed by Christmas on the River.

Taking place December 5th and 6th this year, Christmas on the River is a wonderful annual event and a favorite to locals and tourists alike. This holiday celebration will be located at the Rousakis Riverfront Plaza and is put on by the Savannah Waterfront Association. Expect both the plaza and the entire city of Savannah to come alive with local arts and crafts vendors selling tons of great holiday gifts, stocking stuffers and more. Read more

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Spend the Holidays in Savannah with these Fantastic Events

It is never too early to start planning your Christmas vacation, especially if it means you will be visiting Savannah. The city is filled with awesome events and activities throughout the holiday season, making your Christmas getaway that much more anticipated.

If you are looking to see incredible architecture and a community that comes together in celebration of everything Christmas represents, you won’t be disappointed with what Savannah has to offer. You will find plenty to keep you busy and in the holiday spirit if visiting the Southern city in December. There are also numerous showings of “A Christmas Tradition” at the Savannah Theatre, numerous listings for the Savannah Philharmonic Family Holiday Pops performance at the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, a Christmas celebration on Savannah’s waterfront and a Holiday Open House at the City Market, to name a few.

Needless to say, spending the holiday season and Christmas specifically in Savannah GA will leave you full of holiday joy; there will be no shortage of things to do to keep you in good spirits. Below you will find information on some of Savannah’s largest traditional holiday events to help you better plan your Christmas getaway to the charming coastal city.
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The Telfair Art Fair Nov. 14-16, 2014: An Annual Savannah Event

One of the most highly anticipated events in Savannah GA is the annual Telfair Art Fair. Now in its 20th year, the next event is scheduled to be held from November 14-16, 2014.

This open-air Art Fair is hosted by the Telfair Academy. It attracts many visitors, art collectors, tourists and residents to browse the high quality artworks that are on display.

The lively atmosphere, mild climate and the chance to pick up something unique and different for your home or office are all great reasons for attending this year’s Art Fair in downtown Savannah. This cultural Savannah event runs from 6-9pm on Friday evening, 10am to 5pm on Saturday and 12 to 4pm on Sunday. Read more

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Come Sip and Eat at the Savannah Food & Wine Festival Nov. 10-16, 2014

Gastronomes and wine connoisseurs will be whetting their appetite in preparation for one of the leading events in Savannah GA: the Savannah Food & Wine Festival.

This week-long event takes place from November 10-16, 2014. Along with a Taste of Savannah there will be an Olde World Wine and Dine Experience, a Grand Reserve Tasting, Master Classes, Chef Demonstrations on the Locavore stage and many more enticing food-themed events.Gastronomes and wine connoisseurs will be whetting their appetite in preparation for one of the leading events in Savannah GA: the Savannah Food & Wine Festival.

This week-long event takes place from November 10-16, 2014. Along with a Taste of Savannah there will be an Olde World Wine and Dine Experience, a Grand Reserve Tasting, Master Classes, Chef Demonstrations on the Locavore stage and many more enticing food-themed events.
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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

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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

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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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