hilton and savannah
Collected by CarolSue Ayala
Two Grasslawn Ave, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928, USA
Southern seafood is best when locally-sourced and served alongside the Atlantic. Similar to Southern cooking, Lowcountry cuisine at Oceans restaurant’s recipes are inspired by the regional specialties of South Carolina and the Georgia coast. The...
232 S Sea Pines Dr, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928, USA
This iconic cafe likely makes more through their t-shirt business than their food, but their emblematic clothing wouldn't be so popular if the food weren't up to snuff. Located deep in the Sea Pines neighborhood, near South Beach, the Salty Dog is...
64 Bradley Beach Rd, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928, USA
Driessen Beach is a quiet alternative to bustling Coligny Beach on Hilton Head. It's slightly off to the side of the island, but it has a much more mellow vibe, with fewer people sunbathing and swimming, and more people enjoying active pursuits...
1 N Forest Beach Dr, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928, USA
If fudge and chocolate don't strike your fancy but you'd like to please your sweet tooth, Hilton Head's candy company is the next best thing. Located in the same plaza and only a few shops down from the Fudge Shoppe, the Candy Company carries an...
330 Bonaventure Rd, Thunderbolt, GA 31404, USA
If you're a lover of the South like I am, beautiful Savannah is not to be missed! Savannah offers everything that gives the South is distinct charm: Spanish moss-draped oak trees, beautiful antebellum mansions and historic buildings, delicious...
200 Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA
Savannah is the quintessential Southern town, oozing charm through its Spanish moss-draped oak trees, sumptuous soul food, and spectacular antebellum homes. One of its best highlights is the Colonial Park Cemetery that sits at the corner of...
River St, Georgia 31401, USA
One of the most fun things to do on a visit to Savannah is to wander through the shops on River Street that runs along the majestic Savannah River. While many of the shops are somewhat touristy, several offer items that are unique to Savannah and...
122 E Liberty, Savannah, GA 31401, USA
One of the must-dos on any visit to Savannah is breakfast at the bright, cheerful J. Christopher's at 122 East Liberty Street. Housed in a remodeled auto body shop, J. Christopher's offers large servings of delicious food using the freshest...
23 Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA
This restaurant came highly recommended by the locals and certainly lived up to the advanced publicity. Good cocktails, attentive service, interesting menu and great antebellum ambiance. A wonderful dining experience. Try the crab stuffed grouper....
1110 Bull St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA
Local 11ten focuses on simple yet delicious meals and in a fabulous setting. The Old Savannah Bank building provides the perfect historic setting for this modernly restored restaurant. Lounge-like outdoor seating, ambient lighting, community...
1 W Liberty St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA
Laidback and affordable, the Public Kitchen & Bar is the more casual sister restaurant to Local 11 Ten. Chef Brandy Williamson applies her formidable skills to salads, sandwiches, and burgers to great effect. Try the faux boy (Williamson's play on...
222 Drayton St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA
One of the most unusual places to shop for groceries in Savannah's historic downtown is the one-of-a-kind Parker's Market Urban Gourmet at 222 Drayton Street. This gas station has been transformed into one of the finest gourmet food stores you'll...
301 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Savannah, GA 31401, USA
The squares throughout Savannah pay homage to different figures that helped to define the city since the 1700's. These statues are surrounded by the most beautiful trees that provide such a gorgeous setting — you can feel the history all around...
13 E River St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA
One of the best things about Savannah is its penchant for delicious, fresh-out-of-the-oven pecan pralines. A Southern specialty, Savannah's pralines are not to be missed. There are candy shops throughout Savannah—River Street Sweets being one of...
Bull St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA
One of the 24 beautiful squares gracing historical Savannah where musicians can often be found. This one was playing the saxophone beautifully. These squares make any walk in this eminently walkable city even more delightful. Each one is calm,...
107 W Jones St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA
I had heard about the plates of fried chicken and collard greens and I was dead set on getting me some. When I told my friend Kai that I wanted to go to Mrs. Wilkes, she looked me up and down, paused, and in a very serious southern drawl tone...
102 W Congress St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA
Celebrity chef Paula Deen's famed restaurant, The Lady and Sons, has become a landmark in beautiful downtown Savannah. Located at the corner of Whitaker and Congress Streets, the restaurant has become a must-do for foodies wanting a taste of some...
234 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Savannah, GA 31401, USA
Old Town Trolley Tours is the best way to go when you want to explore Savannah. You don't have to worry about driving or parking. The guides make the experience fun and they are very knowledgeable about the city.
Savannah, GA 31401, USA
Savannah is regularly voted among the most walkable U.S. cities, and for good reason—the streets are laid out in an easy-to-navigate grid with scenic squares scattered throughout to serve as landmarks. A great way to see the city is to take a...
41 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Savannah, GA 31401, USA
Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum has some fabulous exhibits on early Atlantic trade—art, antiques and scale models. While you could get lost in the history here, I find myself getting lost in their gardening. The home, a great example of Greek...
102 E Broad St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA
Off of East Broad Street you'll find Savannah's most authentic alfreco dining experience. This farm-to-table restaurant uses seasonal ingredients to create classic local favorites with the conscientious diner in mind. From fish caught in nearby...
2 Resort Dr, Savannah, GA 31421, USA
While Savannah has all the traditional things that makes Southern cities great—tasty soul food, horse-drawn carriages and historic antebellum mansions—the Savannah River is also an active and important shipping route. As the nation's 10th busiest...
2 E Bay St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA
This city is filled with energy every hour of the day. From historic tours all the way to lounges on the roof top, this city truly has a lot to offer! Start at Savannah's gilded City Hall and see where the day, or a horse-drawn carriages, takes...
Lottery Rd, Savannah, Cayman Islands
The Market at the Grounds—the largest farmers' market on the island—is held weekly on Saturdays from 7am to noon, and is a great way to get a feel for the island, sample locally grown produce & engage with the community.
2 W Bay St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA
Scenic Savannah is a perfect place to celebrate a wedding, anniversary or take a couples holiday– especially when the smell of magnolia blossoms permeated the town. This happy couple was using a charming horse-drawn carriage to get them from the...
210 Carteret St, Beaufort, SC 29902, USA
Frogmore stew? Sea grits? Yes, these might sound odd but they are just a part of the food of the lowcountry and Wren is one of the best at preparing and serving it to you. Wren is located just off the water in Beaufort. Their food is an eclectic...
840 William Hilton Pkwy, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928, USA
Gullah is the culture particular to the sea islands of the south and the descendants of the West Africans brought there as slaves. On and around Hilton Head, there are gullah tours and a museum in the works, but the culture is also evident in the...
110 Calhoun St, Bluffton, SC 29910, USA
Hilton Head lacks one of the South's best travel sites: old buildings. Luckily, Bluffton (roughly 12 miles out of HHI) makes up for what HH lacks. This particular church was built in the 1800's and is still used today for worship. It's a beautiful...
70 Boundary St, Bluffton, SC 29910, USA
If you're in Hilton Head Island, Old Town Bluffton is a perfect half day or full day mini trip if you're starting to grow weary of the island life. It's a small town filled with antebellum buildings and character. You'll find noisy restaurants and...
809 Port Republic St, Beaufort, SC 29902, USA
Situated two blocks back from the waterfront, nestled in among hundred year old houses, eclectic shops and restaurants, the Beaufort Inn is the perfect base for your lowcountry exploration. You literally can walk all of downtown Beaufort by...
904 Bay St, Beaufort, SC 29902, USA
Plums sports a raw oyster bar and a menu of seafood and sandwiches, but its greatest asset is location. Huge windows look out across a wide porch and Beaufort's Waterfront Park. Order a cold drink and one of the chef's specialties, like curried...
2555 Sea Island Pkwy, St Helena Island, SC 29920, USA
This beachfront state park features camping spaces, trails, ample fishing spots, and a functional lighthouse. Bike rentals are also available just before the bridge onto the island. Pack a picnic lunch and beach chairs if you visit for the day. On...
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