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20 Ways to Rediscover Savannah

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As locals, we are the key to the success of our community. Now is a great time to support small businesses while rediscovering all that our spectacular city has to offer. So, try a local restaurant or shop a boutique that you miss so much, and lets revitalize our city - together.

Here are 20 unique ways to rediscover our Savannah. Are you up to the challenge? 
01

Grab a To-Go Lunch to Enjoy in a Square

The squares and parks of Savannah are the community's most beloved landmarks. Grab a to-go lunch from local favorites like Zunzi's or The Grey Market and choose a shady bench in any of our 22 beautiful squares.

Tybee Oaks Shopping District

02

Shop in a Boutique Outside Your Neighborhood

Use this time to explore Savannah's unique neighborhoods and communities.

03

Go for Drinks at a New-to-You Pub

Savannah is full of one-of-a-kind pubs, many of which are steeped in history. Cozy up in a popular pub while toasting to lasting friendships and rediscovering your city!

04

Visit a Museum You've Never Been To

Explore the outdoor spaces at the Georgia State Railroad Museum or learn the surprising history of the American Prohibition Museum. You could easily spend an entire day visiting some of Savannah's most prized museums

05

Stock Up on Local Products and Books

Grab your pals and poke around Savannah's unique shops to find keepsakes, best-sellers and locally-made products. From the boutiques on Bull Street to the shops on Broughton Street, there is no shortage of great shopping in Savannah.

The Collins Quarter

06

Say Hi to Old Friends at Favorite Restaurants

From tasty brunch spots to hip happy hour hideouts, there are endless choices of incredible restaurants to meet up with your closest friends. 

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07

Grab a To-Go Drink & Watch Ships Along River Street

Savannah's iconic River Street is a popular hub for locals and visitors alike. Rediscover the reason why this historic street is the ultimate spot for relaxing by the water and ship-watching.

Service Brewing Co.

08

Meet Friends for a Board Game at a Local Brewery

It's no secret that Savannah is becoming quite the brew city! Try spending a fun afternoon tasting local brew recipes while battling your buds at a board game at one of the city's beloved breweries

E. Shaver Bookseller

09

Shop Your Local Bookseller and Read in a Coffee Shop

There are plenty of places around town to find a good cup of coffee coupled with a scenic view. So, grab the novel you've been dying to read from a local bookstore like E. Shaver Booksellers or Books on Bay and snag a window seat at one of these downtown cafes

Architectural Tours of Savannah

10

Take a Walking Tour You've Never Done Before

Living locally means sometimes overlooking the unique tours that Savannah offers to its visitors. Reaquaint yourself with our city and spend the day learning about Savannah's history on a walking tour like Footprints of Savannah Walking Tours or a historical foodie tour with Savannah Taste Experience

11

Treat Yourself in a Store Where You Love to Window Shop

Shopping in Savannah is one of the most charming experiences our city has to offer. If you've found yourself staring at boutique window displays, it's a great time to head inside for a real treat! 

12

Start the Tradition of a Weekly Date Night

Romantic date nights in Savannah can be as elaborate or as simple as you'd like! Find a date night idea that sparks your interest and make it a point to head out weekly to fall in love with Savannah all over again. 

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Oatland Island Wildlife Center

13

Explore a Local Nature Trail

The charm of Savannah doesn't end with our cityscape. Whether you're looking to get in touch with nature near the water like Fort Pulaski National Monument or simply wanting to admire the wildlife at Oatland Island Wildlife Center you'll have endless options surrounding Savannah.

Sundial Charters

14

Take a Boat Tour and Explore by Water

Savannah sits on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean, and the multitude of rivers and streams nearby, there are plenty of thrilling boat trips to take advantage of. Try a fossil tour with Sundial Charters or go sailing with Compass Sailing, either way, it'll be an afternoon of adventure!

Rocks on the River

15

Sip Rooftop Cocktails at Sunset

Sometimes all you need is a new perspecitve...and a drink! A beautiful view, a light breeze and a refreshing cocktail is the perfect recipe of relaxation. Try one or all of Savannah's hottest rooftop bars and restaurants!

Salacia Salts

16

Gather Your Friends for an Afternoon Workshop

The friends that learn together stay together! From learning to cook with Chef Darin's Kitchen Table to making your own skincare products or creating home decor with the pros at AR Workshop. No matter what you choose, you'll come home with some great products and maybe a new hobby.

The Olde Pink House

17

Taste Your Way Around Town with a Progressive Dinner

A progressive dinner is an excellent way to taste many of Savannah's most popular restaurants and cocktail lounges in just one evening! Making your way across town as you try a new eatery for every course will make for a night you won't forget. 

Gastonian Bed & Breakfast

18

Enjoy a Staycation at a Local Bed & Breakfast

Sometimes a quick getaway in town is just what you need. Break away from the norm when you stay in a historic bed and breakfast brimming with Southern charm. Plus, a home-cooked breakfast without worrying about the dishes doesn't sound bad either!

Lulu's Chocolate Bar

19

Indulge in an Evening of Desserts at a New Sweet Spot

There is no shortage of sweet spots in Savannah to indulge yourself! The city is filled with bakeries, ice cream parlors and candy shops that will satisfy anyone's sweet tooth. Just be sure to come hungry and we'll guarantee that you'll leave happy.

Savannah Theatre

20

See a Unique Show at a Local Theater

Savannah is home to a variety of historic (and beautiful) theaters offering a variety of live shows and musical performances throughout the year. Get dressed up and head to the theater for an evening of singing, laughter and pure entertainment.

Want to watch a show from the comfort of your home? Many local theater companies are creating live stream performances that don't even require you to get out of your sweatpants! Tune into virtual performances from Equinox Entertainment or get your comedy fix with Front Porch Improv. We're sure you'll love these intimate virtual experiences.

Locals are the key to the success of our community! Now more than ever, we urge everyone to support small businesses while rediscovering all that our spectacular city has to offer. You'll have a blast doing it, we promise! 

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