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Savannah Student Itinerary

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Bringing a student group to Savannah? Then you need to see this perfect, three-day Savannah student itinerary! 

Day 1 

Take a Tour

Get to know Savannah by experiencing 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.

Lunch

Savannah has several favorite restaurants that offer boxed lunches for your students to enjoy in one of 22 beautiful squares.

Visit 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.

Local Shops and 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's Candy Kitchen or River Street Sweets.

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.

Fun Zone Amusement & Sports Park

End your group's first day in Savannah with an evening at Fun Zone Amusement & Sports Park! With go-kart tracks, miniature golf and one of the biggest arcades in the area, Fun Zone offers something for children, teens and adults alike.

Day 2

Old Fort Jackson’s Student Militia Civil War Training

At Old Fort Jackson, a drill sergeant will teach your students the basic maneuvers of the School of the Soldier, including marching and saluting. The training is completed with the students witnessing an exciting cannon firing demonstration. After training, enjoy lunch at the fort.

Savannah’s Tricentennial Park and the Georgia State Railroad Museum

Step back more than 200 years to discover Savannah’s essential role in the American Revolution and the Industrial revolution at the Georgia State Railroad Museum. Enjoy live demonstrations at the Blacksmith’s Quarters.

SCAD (Savannah College of Art and Design) Museum of Art Tour

Get ready to be inspired by the premier contemporary art museum established to elevate art and design education for art enthusiasts around the world.

Dine with the Pirates

Since 1753, The Pirates' House and its characters has been welcoming visitors with a bounty of delicious food, drink and rousing good times.

The Savannah Theatre

This downtown entertainment extravaganza brings you fantastic, two-hour, Broadway-style productions. Dating back to 1818, the theater is an exciting way to spend an evening with a show that’s fun for all ages. Group rates are available for your students.

Day 3

Oatland Island Education Center

Located just east of Savannah on a marsh island, the center features a two-mile “Native Animal Nature Trail” that winds through maritime forest, salt marsh and freshwater wetlands. More than 40 programs are available to students to study endangered species and organism classification.

Lunch at the Crab Shack

The students will love this signature restaurant that boasts a live alligator exhibit and exotic bird sanctuary. Students can share large seafood platters or order plenty of other options that aren’t seafood focused.

Tybee Island Lighthouse

Climb to the top of Georgia’s tallest lighthouse. The Tybee Island Light Station is one of America’s most intact, with all of its historic support remaining.

Take a Dolphin Tour

Hop on board a dolphin tour and watch dolphins at play and egrets catching fish right alongside your boat.

Experience a Walking Beach Ecology Tour

Tybee Beach Ecology Trips are offered year-round by marine biologist Dr. Joe Richardson. Sit back and embrace the education on the variety of marine life along the Georgia coast.

Southern Food Frenzy

Head back to Savannah and enjoy your final night indulging in an authentic Southern meal at one of Savannah’s top-rated group dining options.


Final Evening Ghost Tour

Discover why Savannah has repeatedly been named “America’s Most Haunted City!” Ghost tours are a great evening event for your students and will be entertaining, fun and informative, no matter the age.

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