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Have-it-all Tuesday Trip: Quiet Travel to Savannah GA USA in 2017

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Small local shops in Savannah Georgia for artisan products suggests Green Palm Inn a top-rated bed and breakfast lodging.

SAVANNAH Georgia — Savannah tourism star Green Palm Inn extends a new Savannah trip idea, earmarked for the folks who enjoy a quiet getaway trip laced with plenty of personal time and quiet new experiences.

No one says to give up the non-stop romantic weekend getaways in Savannah!

“Maybe it is simply time for a quiet couple’s getaway … without the kids … and a nice pause from work,” suggests Green Palm Inn’s innkeeper, Diane McCray Crews. “We think you will love a few of our Tuesday trip ideas in Savannah, GA USA!”

#TravelTuesday — Open on Tuesday (after being closed on Monday) are key historic places of interest in Savannah — city art museums, historic mansion museums, and Wormsloe State Park (Georgia’s oldest plantation).  Monday is a rest day for a few favorite cafes and restaurants, like Back in the Day Bakery and Cha Bella restaurant.

A few popular USA holidays fall on Tuesday.

Looking at the 2017 calendar, Federal holidays will help to stretch a long weekend with an extra day, perhaps, to include a Tuesday stay in Savannah, Georgia — New Year’s Day. January 1. Monday; Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. January 15. Monday; George Washington’s Birthday. February 19* Monday; Memorial Day. May 28. Monday; Independence Day. July 4. Wednesday; Labor Day. September 3. Monday;
Columbus Day. October 8. Monday;

Even more fun-loving days are times to extend your Savannah vacation to include Tuesday — Valentines Day, (Tuesday, February 14), Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday, February 28), Halloween (Tuesday, October 31).

I aimlessly travel, meaning I have no agenda other than to get small in the world, be quiet and observe people. — Walton Goggins

Motoring World Grand Prize auto race in Savannah GA USA

Historic Savannah Tip: In 1908 the Thanksgiving Grand Prize auto race entries closed on a Monday.

Here are a few quiet Savannah, Georgia trip ideas with emphasis on quiet Tuesdays!

JANUARY. Savannah Restaurant Week is January 27 – February 5, 2014). Prix fixe menus abound at top local restaurants and artisan cafes in downtown Savannah and Tybee Island (only 20 minutes drive from the historic district). They’re romantic spots, too, that offer quiet time and quiet places to try new foods and Savannah dining spots affordably and unhurried.

A happy life must be to a great extent a quiet life, for it is only in an atmosphere of quiet that true joy dare live. — Bertrand Russell

FEBRUARY. Experience an ideal Tuesday Valentine’s Day in beautiful Savannah!Also in February 2017, SCAD’s deFine Art showcase opens with its contemporary and fine art on Tuesday, February 21, 2017. The event dates are February 21 – 24, 2017.

One of the featured exhibits, “Chroma” by Carlos Cruz-Diez remains open February 21 – Sunday, May 7, 2017 at the SCAD Museum of Art. (Check hours). The deFINE ART honoree, Carlos Cruz-Diez, is known for his groundbreaking color theory philosophies.

Just as long as something is gained, a lesson is learned. I do like those. The more quiet victories are always great. — Jon Heder

MARCH. In March 2017, make Tuesday a music-packed day during the Savannah Music Festival — March 23 – April 8, 2017. Concerts start as early as 12:30 p.m. and run into the late evenings, surprising music lovers with music-filled weekdays and weekends of acoustic, bluegrass, blues, cajun,  chamber music, classical, country, dance parties, film, folk, funk, Irish, jazz, New Orleans, old time, orchestral, R&B/soul, recital, Rock/pop, vocal, world music, and Zydeco.

Diane adds a valuable tip: “The long lines at popular restaurants on weekends in Savannah are shorter or non existent on Tuesday!”

The best physicians are Dr. Diet, Dr. Quiet, and Dr. Merryman. — Daniel D. Palmer

APRIL. The Savannah Music Festival continues into April. April 22, 2017, is Earth Day — an ideal day for a trip in Savannah to experience nature’s beauty in springtime. Once called “Forest City”, you’ll want to visit the quiet urban forest of Forsyth Park’s Arbitorium, Tybee Island beach, and walk the famous Savannah squares (mini garden parks) that dot the National Landmark Historic District.

But being quiet and meditating on sound is something completely different and will be discovered very soon by a lot of people who feel that the visual world doesn’t reach their soul anymore. — Karlheinz Stockhausen

USA Flag flying from historic place in downtown Savannah Georgia

USA flag flying from historic place in downtown Savannah Georgia

SUMMER VACATION: MAY, JUNE, JULY, AUGUST and SEPTEMBER. When one gets out on the Georgia coast waterways around Savannah, you’ll hear the sounds of nature — the Atlantic Ocean waves and shore birds at Tybee Island beach. Take a Georgia Barrier Island day trip with Wilderness Southeast, or Capt. Mike’s Dolphin Tour near Tybee. Kayaking tours are available to get out on Johnny Mercer’s famous “Moon River” near Skidaway Island State Park, and Little Tybee Island.

When I write I find a quiet place. — Lianne La Havas

Even for a quiet Independence Day on Tuesday, July 4, 2017, travelers experience subdued, respectful celebrations with fireworks over the Savannah riverfront and on Tybee Island (July 3, 2017). The patriotic spirit is quietly bold in Savannah! American flags fly from the doorpost of historic Savannah homes, mansion museums, and businesses.

Take a longer Labor Day weekend!  At Tybee Island’s 10th Annual Labor Day Beach Bash on Sunday, September 3, 2017 at the Tybee Island Pier and Pavilion there is Free live entertainment by Swingin’ Medallions from 7:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.  Settle in on the beach (take chairs or a beach blanket) to witness the fireworks show around 9:15 p.m.

OCTOBER. Halloween is Tuesday, October 31, 2017, a night like no other in Savannah, called by some ‘the most haunted city in America’. It is the most active night for ghost tours — walking or on trolley buses.

BandB French Toast in Savannah Georgia at Green Palm Inn a top-rated bed and breakfast inn cottage

French Toast at Green Palm Inn, a popular bed and breakfast inn on historic Greene Square in downtown Savannah, Georgia USA

HOLIDAY TRAVEL: NOVEMBER and DECEMBER. Miss the weekend travelers when your Savannah trip puts you in downtown Savannah on Tuesday for shopping, dining, sightseeing, and soaking up the magic of holidays in America’s most beautiful city. No, the city does not roll out a commercial light show; yet, the respectfully quiet street decorations, set in historic places, will add wonderful memories to your travel journal.

By now, we hope we have painted a mental picture of how delightful and quiet Tuesdays are in Savannah. Get here if you can! Green Palm Inn’s privately owned bed and breakfast innkeeper, Diane McCray Crews will have more quiet ideas for your Savannah, Georgia trip on Tuesday or any day.

We invite you to getaway soon and often, of course, with your stay at the cozy Green Palm Inn bed and breakfast on historic Greene Square.

Featured on Wheel of Fortune, Innkeeper/co-owner Diane McCray Crews touts Green Palm Inn (circa 1897) as “The Softer Side of Savannah”. Originally sea captain cottages, the four-room Gingerbread Classic B&B shares cottage-inn comforts in the quiet of Greene Square’s residential neighborhood in the National Landmark Historic District. Fodor’s guide calls Green Palm Inn a “pleasing little discovery” and “a little gem of an inn”. BedandBreakfast.com named the cottage B&B a top pick for a holiday trip – “Top 10 B&Bs for the Holidays, 2011″. For more information: GreenPalmInn.com; Email GreenPalmInn@aol.com, telephone toll free in USA 888/606-9510, local and international 912/447-8901, 548 East President Street, Savannah, GA USA 31401. Twitter @GreenPalmInn, Facebook, and Pinterest.

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