Cover New Ground
Orient your group to Savannah on a city tour either by foot on a guided walking tour or on board a trolley. City tours will help your students get better acquainted with Savannah’s history. Be sure to stop at the Massie Heritage Center, which has educational programs for all different grades that give you a glimpse of children’s lives in the early nineteenth century.
Savannah is an extremely walkable city, with 22 park-like squares arranged in a grid pattern. Groups are able to split up and explore the city individually for a great free time activity!
Make a Lunch Stop
Savannah has several favorite restaurants that offer boxed lunches for your students to enjoy in one of 22 beautiful squares.
Explore a Historic Home
Savannah’s past is told through the many house museums and cultural centers that populate the area. Visit the birthplace of Juliette Gordon Low, founder of the Girl Scouts, or the Owens-Thomas House, generally considered to be the finest example of Regency architecture in America, which also features one of the few intact slave quarters in the U.S.
Shop for Local Flavor
Enjoy the many shops and boutiques on River Street or in City Market. Take a walk on Broughton Street for free honey samples from the Savannah Bee Company and local spices from the Salt Table. For your sweet tooth be sure to get some samples of the famous pecan pralines at the Savannah Candy Kitchen or River Street Sweets.
Dine and Discover at the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force
Just off of I-95, your group can visit one of the most exciting museums in the southeast. With vintage aircraft, artifacts, photographs, a thrilling “Mission Experience” and personal stories—this museum has it all. If you have a group of 25 or more, dinner reservations can be made at the onsite museum restaurant.