America’s first planned city was established in 1733 by British General James Oglethorpe as a place of hope and refuge for Britain’s poor. With almost three centuries of age, Savannah stands today as a living history – a place where remnants of the past and present-day conditions come together in architecture, cuisine, culture and tradition.
Travelers looking for a beautiful U.S. destination with rich history hail Savannah as mecca. While the city is full of historical marvels, there are some things in particular you simply have to see and experience. For the quintessential history experience in Savannah, put these destinations on your itinerary. And a bonus pro tip: book one of our many historical tours.