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6 Things to Do on a Rainy Day in Savannah

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A rainy day in Savannah.

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Rainy days can bring your plans to a halt if you’re unprepared. Although Savannah is abundant with natural beauty, there are plenty of indoor activities to try around town to get you up and out of the house. Don’t let gray skies stop you from enjoying all the city has to offer!

Telfair Academy

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Visit the Telfair Museums

Avoid the rain by staying warm and dry in the comforting atmospheres of the Telfair Museums. Between the esteemed Telfair Academy, the historic Owens-Thomas House and the eclectic Jepson Center, there’s so much to see and explore. 

Tanger Outlet Mall

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Shop 'til You Drop

A rainy day provides a great opportunity to take advantage of Savannah’s many shopping options. Head to the Southside to find Savannah’s two malls, the Oglethorpe Mall and the aptly named Savannah Mall, and check out the new Tanger Outlet Center in Pooler. And of course, don’t forget the shopping selections in the Historic District, just bring your umbrella!

Cha Bella.

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Have a Meal to Remember

The perfect bite will make you forget the rain outside altogether. And Savannah’s culinary scene is abundant with flavor profiles both local and exotic. Make a reservation at Elizabeth on 37th to experience Southern comfort at its finest. Head to Cha Bella for quintessential farm-to-table Italian cuisine or let your plate take you to Green Truck Pub for some incredible burgers. The delicious dining options are too numerous to list in completion here!

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The Lucas Theater for the Arts.

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Enjoy the Arts at the Lucas Theater

Despite the rain, the show must go on – and at the historic Lucas Theatre for the Arts it will! Since 1921, the Lucas has brought the best musicians, motion-pictures, actors and artists to the Savannah stage. And the tradition of bringing in top notch talent continues today!

Heavenly Spa by Westin.

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Treat Yourself to a Soothing Spa Day

You deserve some special treatment. Forget the dreary day outside and escape to a paradise of pampering at one of Savannah’s relaxing spas. Enjoy a customized couples’ massage with your partner at The Heavenly Spa by Westin. Or have one of Magnolia Spa’s beloved skin treatments. Go the homeopathic route at Premier Medical, aka the ‘good body doctor’. Wherever you choose to spend your spa day, you’re in for a treat.

Savannah Civic Center.

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See a Show at the Savannah Civic Center

Rain or shine, there’s always a stellar show running at the Savannah Civic Center! The Civic Center headlines top musicians, comedians and performers from around the nation and world all year long.

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