Welcome to Savannah, Est. 1733. This much-celebrated destination has been enticing visitors with her sultry ambiance, striking beauty and old-world charm for centuries. Savannah is waiting for your travelers with nearly 300 years of history, showcased on the streets of the one of the largest Landmark Historic Districts in the country. Named by Travel & Leisure Magazine as one of the “Top 10 Cities of the World”, Savannah is known as one of the South’s most eccentric cities. It is a charming Southern escape, where quirkiness materializes through art, and period architecture houses trendy boutiques, where ghost stories are set under a veil of Spanish moss and where local cuisine comes straight from the coast. From world-class southern cuisine to a myriad of outdoor attractions and venues, the city’s warm temperatures create the perfect setting for exploring by day and revelry by night.
The story goes that during the Civil War, when General Sherman completed his destructive march from Chattanooga through the destruction of Atlanta and most other plantations in Georgia, he and his army ended up in Savannah around the Holidays. He fell in love with the town and the generosity of the people. He then sent a Christmas card to President Lincoln, which read: “Mr. President for Christmas I give you Savannah Georgia.” He and his army departed Savannah without any destruction or retribution. The town still maintains its original, quaint southern atmosphere and architecture.