Whatto Seek Out Next in Savannah

Savannah

Whatto Seek Out Next in Savannah

  From high design hotels to buzzy eateries, Savannah is one of the South’s hippest cities. Explore the sepia toned romance of shady oak trees, stately mansions, and cobblestone streets or get edgy with a tour of modern art galleries, cool new restaurants, and colorful boutiques. Either way, this stylish Southern city brims with old school hospitality and new school charm.
  The oldest city in Georgia brims with fascinating history and gorgeous mansions, some of which are transformed into museums and restaurants. From the frilly Gingerbread House to the stately Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace, Savannah is an architectural masterpiece. For another side of the past, visit the beautiful  Bonaventure Cemetery and download the app for a self guided tour, featuring 31 stops narrated by notable locals.
  With a growing modern art scene and the esteemed Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), Savannah is a hotbed of creativity. Exhibits at the SCAD Museum of Art feature works by emerging and  established artists from around the world while the Laney Contemporary Fine Art gallery specializes in photography and contemporary art with a focus on the South from new and well known names in the art world.
  For cultural finds, visit the Telfair Museums, encompassing the Telfair  Academy, one of the oldest art museums in the country the contemporary Jepson Center and the Owens Thomas House. Or, browse City Market, a four block hub for shopping, art, and food, including local bites like pralines and peach cookies at Byrd’s Famous Cookies. Have rooftop cocktails at The Grove, a hip, three floor  restaurant serving lunch, dinner, and latenight drinks.
  From Lowcountry staples to soul food, Savannah has one of the most exciting foods scenes in the nation. Dine in a cool, restored Art Deco bus terminal at The Grey, a hot spot dedicated to Port City cuisine dig into award winning crispy chicken wings at Cotton & Rye and savor  plant based fare at Fox & Fig. Head to Artillery bar for a lengthy wine list and serious cocktails, including the city’s signature Artillery Punch.
  A wave of newly opened and soon toopen boutique hotels captures the current spirit of Savannah, a city that celebrates its roots but isn’t stuck in the past. On the revitalized riverfront, The Alida showcases a modern design aesthetic with local craftwork accents. A short walk from Chippewa Square, the year old Perry Lane Hotel has a modern retro feel that’s polished but still soft around the edges.

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