Savannah can be found directly located on the Intracoastal Waterway, near the Georgia Coast. Because of its coastal location milder winter and summer temperatures are likely to be better than most of Georgia. It is also well known as the “Hostess City of the South,” founded along with the Colonial State of Georgia when General James Oglethorpe landed here in 1733.
Each year, Savannah is visited by millions of tourists. Visitors come to see the remarkable historic architecture, the mysterious cemeteries, and the stories that come with it. Savannah is also known for its classy night life, diverse restaurants and the enormous Saint Patrick’s Day Celebration.
Savannah is also home to the Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation, a General Dynamics Company and engineer/builder of the G650, Savannah College of Art and Design, Hunter Army Airfield, Port of Savannah (the fifth largest in the country), JCB Incorporated and known for having great healthcare systems.
Savannah is also composed of diverse neighborhoods. There are a number of high end golf communities and homes along waterways, creeks, streams and marshes. However, if you’re in search of urban living, then the historic downtown is just the place for you.
Savannah is located 15 minutes from Tybee Island, 45 minutes from Hilton Head, two hours north of Jacksonville, Florida and 4 hours east of Atlanta.
There’s also an international airport with 7 airlines servicing direct flights to Dallas/Fort Worth, Chicago-O’Hare, New York LaGuardia and JFK, Cincinnati, Washington DC (Dulles and Reagan), Charlotte, Philadelphia Detroit, Minneapolis, and Pittsburg.
Savannah is a bustling town with its historic architecture, wonderful squares, superb shopping and restaurants found in almost any corner. If you seek a certain suburban feel, try looking at Ardsley Park, Isle of Hope, and Parkside. However, for coastal living, then Wilmington Island, Talahi Island, Isle of Hope, Dutch Island and Tybee Island are perfect choices for you.
Savannah is located only a short distance from a number of desirable areas including South Carolina's Low country and the Golden Isles.
Tybee Island is one of the notable islands that attract attention, which is located only 20 minutes from Savannah. It has great features like beaches, local cuisine with fresh seafood and neighborhood flair, and abundant outdoor/nature activities that entertain in every way. For more golfing, shopping and beaches than you can imagine Hilton Head Island is within an hour's drive of Savannah, all wrapped into a stunning marina town set perfectly along the Atlantic. For an enchanting combination of history and amusement, Saint Simons Island is one of the Golden Isles about an hour and a half of travel to reach.
Savannah’s climate in the region of Georgia is everything you'd like with a mild temperature range and low precipitation levels. Summers can be a bit balmy, hiding out in one of the many local museums, or award-winning restaurants is a more than acceptable alternative to outdoor activities. You’ll find almost every flavor from every corner of the earth in each neighborhood and district. Try completing the night with a stop into a saucy jazz club or a spin around the dance floor in a hot salsa joint.
After nearly 300 years in existence, there are bound to be some stories with a compelling history. Savannah just happens to have those stories regarding ghosts, also Known as “America's Most Haunting City,” the ghosts of Savannah's past are certainly not shy.
To benefit from this creepy but unique offering, be sure to go on a ghost tour, to review the historic district and its tales. Take note of the supernatural warnings amongst the beautiful architecture of this great city.
Savannah has it all! History, culture, mystery, personality, and reputation…what more could you ask for?
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