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Where in Savannah GA? Fresh Ideas for Locals and Travelers

To stay a top-rated historic Savannah GA bed and breakfast inn — and a favorite for romantic weekend & solo travelers — we look anew at our hometown —  Savannah GA. It’s a city rich in southern heritage, history, and beauty spots, not only in the historic district but also off the beaten paths.

In August 2011, we decided to ask the question “Where in Savannah …?” and set out to discover new Savannah GA tips. We treasure the fresh vantage points to see Savannah, uncover stories, and find new Savannah places of broad to unique interest.

You are invited to follow us on Twitter — @GreenPalmInn where we will share more of these fresh little Savannah tidbits, using Twitter’s 140 character limits!

River Street by Nick Reichard (NicholasReichard) on 500px.com
River Street by Nick Reichard

Where in Savannah … Wobbly walk? River Street ramps are paved with ballast stones from around the world. [photo above. Named among “America’s Coolest River Walks” by Travel+Leisure]

Savannah River Street ballast stones and riverfront

Ballast Stones on Savannah River Street Ramp

Where in Savannah … Picnic row? Bull Street corridor’s Savannah squares to Forsyth Park offer public use, green strand spaces.

Where in Savannah … Listening bench? Be humbled sitting on artisan pews (crafted by African slaves) at African Baptist Church.

Savannah GA historic district church steeple and palms

Palms in the Savannah GA Sunset

Where in Savannah … Fan-wise treetops? Indigenous palm trees were planted in 19th & 20th Century landscapes.

Where in Savannah … Newcomer grounds? Official Visitors Center & History Museum, housed in vintage Central of Georgia RR passenger shed.

Where in Savannah … Musical missionaries? A plaque is in Oglethorpe Sq. honoring Moravians who played at Tomochichi’s funeral, Wright Sq.

Where in Savannah … Golden-era beauty? Once a colonial plantation, Bonaventure Cemetery visitors fancy picturesque landscape.

Where in Savannah … Famed neighbor? Hollywood producer Stratton Leopold re-opened @Leopolds_IC | 92th birthday party Aug. 20!

Where in Savannah … Joyful surprise? Innkeeper Diane McCray is your aunt-like host at @GreenPalmInn downtown.

Additional Resources for new Savannah ideas:

What to Do in Savannah, GA, Travel+Leisure

36-Hours in Savannah, New York Times

Savannah’s Secret Gardens, Southern Living

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