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Where to Stay in Savannah
The heart of Savannah's downtown comprises 24 parklike squares, each of which is named after a prominent person of local or national importance. Just outside the Historic District, River Street along the Savannah River features antique shops, boutiques, galleries, restaurants, brew pubs, inns and hotels housed in restored nineteenth-century cotton warehouses. For travelers wishing for a short trip to the beach, Tybee Island is just a 20-minute drive east of Savannah. On five miles of public beach, visitors can walk, bike, sail or fish along one of the prettiest stretches of the Atlantic Ocean in the southeast.
Savannah Hotel Tips
Anywhere within Savannah's city limits will put you within short driving distance of several attractions. Travelers wishing to leave the car at home will enjoy Savannah's downtown, where you can explore block after block of River Street and the city's Historic District.
Summer is a peak season for flights to Savannah, as many families and groups come to experience the historical tours, including the home of the Girl Scouts founder, Juliette Gordon Low. If you come in the summer, you'll most certainly want to hit Tybee Island. The public beaches offer a refreshing respite from Savannah's warm weather, as well as summer festivals, fireworks and family events.
Savannah Hotel Recommendations
The Mansion on Forsyth Park, in the heart of the city's Historic District, is ideal for anyone traveling to Savannah for its historic charm. The hotel was built upon Savannah's Kayton Family Mansion, built in 1888 in a neo-Romanesque style. At the center of the hotel is a courtyard with a swimming pool. Among the guest services are perks you won't find at every hotel is a cooking school that offers classes and private events for groups. Additionally, The Mansion on Forsyth Park offers a fitness center, a spa, a business center and two bars.
Also in Savannah's Historic District is The Planters Inn on Reynolds Square. Within walking distance to the great shops, museums, historic homes, and restaurants, The Planters Inn caters to any visitor's interests. Guests are within walking distance of many Savannah landmarks and attractions, such as the Forsyth Park Fountain, Savannah College of Art and Design, the Tomochichi Memorial and several of the city's historic squares. Whether you're visiting Savannah alone, in a couple or with your family, during winter or summer, the resort offers several vacation packages to help you make the best of your proximity to River Street, City Market and the Historic District. Depending on your interests, The Planters Inn offers packages that include horse-drawn carriage rides downtown, golf outings at Savannah Harbor Resort and dining at Paula Deen's restaurant, The Lady & Sons.
Known as "the Grand Lady on Bay Street," The Inn at Ellis Square in the renovated Guckenheimer Building is emblematic of Savannah's rich past and character. For those wanting to experience a piece of Girl Scout history, The Inn at Ellis Square is a 10-minute walk from the Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace and offers special programs to visiting troops. Adjacent to Savannah's City Market and across the street from River Street, The Inn's location is ideal for visitors wanting to walk around the city.
When you fly to Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport (SAV), you'll be within than 10 miles or so from the city's downtown. The airport is located off Interstate 95, and intersects with Interstate 16, leading into Savannah's downtown. Several parkways and state roads connect Savannah's core to its suburbs and outlying communities. If you want to avoid the rental car, Chatham Area Transit operates throughout the region. Guests staying downtown, though, can advantage of Savannah's walkability, particularly in the Historic District, River Street and City Market.