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807 US-80, Pooler, GA 31322, USA
Savannah epitomizes the best of everything Southern, even down to its delicious food. When in Savannah, you must cruise over to nearby Pooler to check out Polk's Plus Produce—a real Southern institution. Offering everything from fresh-off-the-vine...
212 E Broughton St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA
Leopold's Ice Cream shop is a great place for a tasty treat on a hot summer day in Savannah. Grab yourself a scoop and head to one of the town's many historic squares to rest on a shady bench and do some people watching.
48 Whitaker St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA
You open the doors to suddenly find that you've entered Paris. The ambience draws you in. The deep South has disappeared, and in its stead there are before you jazz music, absinthe, and a clock hanging above the bar that never ticks past ten 'til...
325 E Bay St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA
When Southern food comes to mind, I immediately want to devour FGT. Luckily for me and you, B. Matthew's makes one mean fried green tomato sandwich. Served with sweet potato fries, or other sides for a small addition to your bill, this sandwich is...
340 Bull St, Savannah, GA 31402, USA
Savannah's art district near the College of Art and Design and River Street are great places to find hidden art works and unexpected treasures. In the midst of all the history and tradition it exudes, Savannah also has a quirky, fun sense of...
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...
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...
220 E Gaston St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA
Cocktail hour at the Gastonian. This historic inn, easy walking distance to downtown Savannah, is a fabulous place to stay. Rooms are spacious, beautifully decorated and spotless. In the morning one sits in the kitchen having great conversation...
127 Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA
I passed this clothing store on Abercrombie street in Savannah, liked the window display and went in for a look. The owner, a young designer, was cutting a pattern for a dress. She carries independent designers and specializes in shoes and...
140 Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA
This bag is a perfect example of the unique finds you'll come upon in Extant Fair. The shop specializes in independent designers of high-end clothing and accessories. This particular designer wraps every day items in soft black leather. The...
105 E 37th St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA
For a simple home-to-table Southern meal go to Elizabeth on 37th. Featuring classic dishes with truly fresh ingredients—their herbs and edible flowers are even grown in their own garden—they meticulously provide a great local experience. The...
234 Bull St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA
The complete opposite of corporate coffee culture, the Gallery has an eclectic mix of thrift store furniture, local art and restrooms wallpapered in post cards. The pastries were delicious, the coffee and tea selection impressive and the service...
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...
Pedro Castle Road, Savannah, Savannah KY1-1501, Cayman Islands
One of the locations my family and I visited in the Cayman Islands was Pedro St. James, a national landmark and major historic site. The building itself is a restoration of a 1780s home. Upon arriving, we were shown into a small movie theatre. The...
104 W Broughton St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA
Stop to shop for local bee products at the Savannah Bee Company. Upon entering the store, a "honey expert" will greet you with samples while explaining how bees produce flavors like wildflower, honey, and orange blossom. Browse around and you'll...
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...
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...
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.
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...
1 Resort Dr, Savannah, GA 31421, USA
French born Executive Chef Sir Roger Michel creates delicious dishes for the Westin's Aqua Star Restaurant. The focus here is on fresh dining with a specialization in the Pacific seafood and every dish is prepared with sustainable ingredients...
7601 Skidaway Rd, Savannah, GA 31406, USA
Take a trip down this haunting oak-lined avenue leading to the oldest standing structure in Savannah, the Wormsloe Plantation. The estate was established by Noble Jones (1702-1775), one of Georgia’s colonial founders, and includes the ruins of...
222 E Harris St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA
The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist is right in the heart of Savannah’s Historic District, but away from the hustle and bustle of tourist crowds. One of the city’s most historic treasures, this cathedral is a must-see from the organ pipes to the...
36 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Savannah, GA 31401, USA
Ampersand offers a little something for everyone. While their menu is small, their food is delicious. The atmosphere is very relaxed, the bartenders are friendly and knowledgeable, and their craft cocktails are out of this world. Just watching...
225 E River St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA
Whether you're hankering for something new or a treat from your childhood, this shop has everything. I remember giant gum balls, blow pops, and Sour Patch kids from the corner store but I'm not sure I've seen them in 20 years! They also have a...
601 Turner Blvd, Savannah, GA 31401, USA
Savannah is known for its rich arts scene, and there are several gallery strips in the city. Many of the artists showing in local galleries studied at the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), where as part of their program, they were...
13 E Park Ave, Savannah, GA 31401, USA
The Sentient Bean is more of a community hub than a restaurant (its tagline is "brewing coffee and community"). With a focus on what's local, it serves homemade organic fare from the nearby Forsyth Farmers' Market and coffee. Menu highlights...
1313 Habersham St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA
Foundery Coffee Pub is a local favorite that's earned repeat customers thanks to its quality joe made from ethically sourced beans and its commitment to the community. Also a branch of the Methodist Church, the organization fosters the local arts...
513 E Oglethorpe Ave P, Savannah, GA 31401, USA
Not just another pizzeria, Screamin' Mimi's is a family-owned joint where the dough is freshly made several times a day and tossed by hand. They use local ingredients for their pizzas and pastas (try the meatballs), and the atmosphere is lively...
20 E Broad St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA
Initially an inn for sailors, the building that's now the Pirates' House dates to 1753. Legend has it that the locale became a favorite haunt for pirates who met there to eat and drink. Now it's a restaurant with 15 dining rooms, each with its own...
404 Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA
Real diners—you know, the ones where you grab a stool at a counter and rub elbows with the guy next to you—are slowly becoming a thing of the past. Luckily, places like Clary's Cafe are still serving all-day breakfasts. Located in a former...
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