Savannah holiday information
|Top holiday (Flight+Hotel)||£464|
|Family holiday (Flight+Hotel)||£464|
|Romantic holiday (Flight+Hotel)||£648|
|Luxury holiday (Flight+Hotel)||£713|
|Budget holiday (Flight+Hotel)||£329|
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Savannah is a city in Georgia, USA. The city is an Atlantic seaport through which the Savannah River runs. Savannah is also the county seat of Chatham County and the state capital of Georgia.
Transport for Savannah holidays
The most obvious landing point for Savannah holidays is the Savannah/Hilton Head Island International Airport. Amtrak also have a terminal at Savannah for trains that run between Florida and Miami. In Savannah do not miss the River Street Streetcar heritage line and the horse and carriage provides another original transportation option. Savannah is five hours behind GMT. The climate is subtropical and Savannah has tropical summers with higher annual rainfall than the other seasons. As there is less rainfall during the spring, that might be a better time to visit.
Destinations to visit on Savannah holidays
There is a good variety of museums in Savannah. Visitors can enjoy the Georgia State Railroad museum which has numerous steam engine and locomotive exhibits. The National Museum (of the Eighth Air Force) is a 95,000-square-foot museum that includes vintage aircraft displays. There are maritime museums in Savannah such as the Ships of the Sea which houses a large collection of model ships and artefacts. The Telfar Museum of Art, in the historic district of Savannah, has an extensive collection of American and European paintings and sculptures. The glistening Jepson Center, which includes a couple of structures connected by a glass bridge, also includes extensive galleries.
Aside from checking out the museums, visitors can also take a riverboat cruise along the Savannah River on the Queen Georgia. The 30 acre Forsyth Park, by Gastion Street, includes the famed Forsyth Park Fountain. The Savannah Theatre hosts a variety of shows such as Savannah Live and Les Misérables. Or visit the 588 acre Skidaway Island State Park on the barrier island of Skidaway, it has a couple of nature trails that wind through marshes, forests and sand dunes.