Savannah Culinary Itinerary
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Take a Tour
Get to know Savannah by experiencing a city tour, either on a period-style trolley or with a highly trained step-on guide. The tours last about 2 hours and will help your group get better acquainted with Savannah. It will also give your group a sample of the attractions they may want to explore later on their own.
Cooking Class Time
What better way to enjoy lunch than by cooking it yourself with world famous chefs! Savor the delights of learning to cook flavorful, authentic, ethnic and regional cuisines in Savannah.
Garden Party at the Davenport House
Take a docent-led tour of the magni cent Isaiah Davenport House followed up by either high tea or a wine and cheese reception in the garden of this famous Savannah museum home.
Eat, Drink and Be Merry
Savannah’s historic River Street has all types of casual and upscale dining options. Seafood, steaks, and light fare can be found in the restored cotton warehouses that are home to some of Savannah’s favorite restaurants and pubs.
Experience Leopold’s Ice Cream Shop, which was founded in 1919! For many generations, locals have loved Leopold’s ice cream. Famed lyricist Johnny Mercer grew up a block away from Leopold’s and was a faithful customer when he was home from Hollywood.
Taste of the Town
Sample delicious foods from unique foodie spots around town with a wide variety of options including walking tours and shuttle tours. For a more spirited option, take one of several craft brew tours, set up a tasting at a local brewery, or enjoy a wide range of flavors on a martini tour.
Savor Local Flavor
Go behind the scenes with your group and see Savannah’s local foodies at work. River Street Sweets, Savannah Bee Company and Byrd Cookie Company are just a few of the places where your group can tour the facilities.
Dine with the Pirates
Since 1753, The Pirates' House has been welcoming visitors to Savannah with a bounty of delicious food and drink and rousing good times. Situated a scant block from the Savannah River, The Pirate’s House first opened as an inn for seafarers, and fast became a rendezvous for blood-thirsty pirates and sailors from the seven seas.
A Night Out with Savannah’s Haunted Past
Take a ghost tour on a private trolley tour or a guided walking tour to hear about some of the paranormal activity that has been said to take place throughout some of Savannah’s squares and mansions.
Just 20 minutes from Savannah lies Tybee Island, a uniquely charmed island that offers a change of pace and taste. While there, take your group to the Tybee Island Lighthouse and to nearby Fort Pulaski National Monument. Built in 1829, the fort, which was under Robert E. Lee’s command, came under a 30-hour siege by Union forces. Or for more of a leisure cruise, hop on board a dolphin tour.
Unique Dining Experience
If your group enjoys dining with a bit of a twist, they will certainly look forward to tonight’s dinner. Among the choices are a “Mess and Muster” at a local fort, where they’ll enjoy a delicious meal along with friendly soldiers of long ago—complete with a cannon ring! Or take your group on a dinner cruise along the scenic Savannah River. The city offers many options for a memorable dining experience, including a culinary demonstrations followed by dinner at Savannah’s own River House Seafood Restaurant.
Your group’s final night in Savannah is sure to be a memorable one as they experience one of the city’s theatre presentations at the historic Savannah Theatre. From spectacular live musicals to local theatre and special performances, your group will be amazed by the abundance of talent that prevails in Savannah.