It's totally possible—and incredibly fascinating—to spend days strolling through the nation's largest Landmark Historic District. But with so much here to see and do, your feet might have different plans. Check out some other ways to see Savannah in style.
Award Winning Bicycling
Savannah is a Bronze Level Bicycle Friendly Community as awarded by the League of American Bicyclists. The Savannah Bicycle Campaign is working toward becoming an even more bike-friendly town, by advocating for the implementation of a Complete Streets Policy and providing bicycle programming in Savannah.
CAT offers 19 fixed bus routes in Savannah and Chatham County. Fare for one-way service is $1.50 and discounted weekly and monthly passes are available.
The DOT Shuttle, which transports passengers in the Historic District, provides free and convenient service from the Transit Center to many downtown hotels and the Savannah Visitor Information Center, many historic sites and local restaurants.
CAT also offers the 100X Airport Express for direct service from the Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport to the Joe Murray Rivers, Jr. Intermodal Transit Center, as well as bike sharing. Catch a CAT!
The DOT is a fare-free service of Savannah Mobility Management System, a public-private partnership created to help visitors and residents get around downtown. Included in the system are 30-passenger shuttles serving 12 stops in the Historic District; a 54-passenger authentic 1930s streetcar with six stops along River Street; and the Savannah Belles Ferry (see below).
River Street Streetcar
- Thursday-Saturday: Noon-8 p.m.
- Authentic 1930s Melbourne, 54-passenger streetcar updated with environmentally-friendly green technology
- Seven stops along Historic River Street between Montgomery Street and the Waving Girl Landing
- Fully ADA-Accessible
Savannah Belles Ferry
- Modern passenger-only ferries, reminiscent of vessels seen in the harbor a century ago
- Named for Savannah's "Belles"— strong women who shaped the city's history Connecting downtown with Hutchinson Island and the Savannah International Trade & Convention Center
- Operating 7 days a week, from 7 a.m. to Midnight
- From the Savannah International Trade & Convention Center Landing (on Hutchinson Island adjacent to the Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa) to City Hall Landing (below City Hall adjacent to Hyatt Regency Savannah Hotel) and the Waving Girl Landing (in Morrell Park adjacent to the Savannah Marriott Riverfront Hotel).
Savannah offers a variety of Trolley Tours. One of the best ways to learn about the Downtown Historic District's history is to take one of the many Trolley Tours available. Most Trolley Tours offer the on/off pass, so you are able to explore the city on your own and get back on the trolley as you please!
Horse Drawn Carriage Tours
Taking a Horse Drawn Carriage Tour through Downtown Savannah can be both informative and romantic. Learn about the city as you are taken through the various squares and streets. Bring the whole family or just the two of you, and see Savannah at her very best!
- New 30-passenger shuttle vehicles
- 20 minutes or less wait between shuttles
- Serving 10 stops around the Historic District Connecting to municipal parking facilities, Visitor Centers, Streetcar and Ferry
- Operating 7 days a week, 11 a.m.-9 p.m.
- Fully ADA-Accessible
Find information all about the City's Visitor Day Pass, Disability Parking, Smart Cards, Metered Parking and Enforcement by looking through the City Parking Guide. City owned and operated garage locations and details are also available in the guide for your convenience.
Budget Car & Truck Rental
7070 Abercorn St., Savannah
Enterprise Rent A Car
11506-A Abercorn St, Savannah
Savannah Car Rentals
9393 Abercorn St, Savannah
35 Barnard St Ste 300, Savannah
Royal Bike Taxi
321 W. River St. , Savannah
Tybee Turtle Transit LLC
6 White Oak Lane, Tybee Island
Crab Cab Company, LLC
1601 Inlet Ave., Tybee Island