Savannah is also famous for its haunted destinations.
Ghost tours abound, including one of the Bonaventure
Cemetery. This cemetery is famous because of John
Berendt’s book, Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil,
which features a cover photo of the “Bird Girl” statue. The
statue has since been moved to the Telfair Museum of Art.
The Telfair Museum of Art houses more than 4,500
works of art: Impressionist paintings, plaster casts of such
renowned works as the Venus de Milo and period furniture.
The Telfair Museum also includes the Jepson Center and the
You’ll love walking along the scenic riverfront and
watching the ships pass by, and you don’t want to miss
taking a relaxing riverboat cruise.
For unique shopping and dining, visit River Street with
its 75 boutiques, galleries, restaurants and pubs. Enjoy
quirky shops and open-air cafés at the City Market.
Savannah’s historic beauty has made the city world
famous, but it’s also famous for its diverse culture and true
Southern hospitality. There’s no place quite like Savannah.
TOP THINGS TO DO
• The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
With its French Gothic architecture, this is one of the most
stunning buildings in Savannah.
• Fort Pulaski National Monument
This 19th-century fort remains intact with moats, drawbridges,
enormous ramparts and mysterious tunnels.
• Jepson Center
Devoted to the art of today, the contemporary Jepson Center
offers major traveling exhibitions of contemporary art and
installations of works from the permanent collection.
• The Mercer Williams House Museum
Recently opened for the first time since the completion
of renovations, the home features 18th- and 19th-century
furniture, 18th-century English and American portraits
and Chinese export porcelain.
• The Savannah Theatre
The historic Savannah Theatre presents live theater, local
musicals, variety shows and concerts.
• The Sorrel Weed House
This state landmark is a fine example of Greek Revival and
• Telfair Academy
This former mansion features two 19th-century period rooms
and 19th- and 20th-century American and European art.
• Victorian District
Take a stroll or carriage ride through the Victorian District
and see highly-detailed Victorian and Queen Anne Victorian
homes constructed between 1870 and 1880.