Savannah Vacations & Travel Packages!
The oldest city in the US state of Georgia, Savannah is an industrial hub and an important Atlantic seaport. This city is known for beautiful parks, antebellum architecture, and horse-drawn carriages. During their Savannah vacation, tourists can explore the historic district of Savannah replete with cobblestoned squares and parks shaded by oak trees covered with Spanish moss. Every year, the city attracts millions of tourists to its parks, streets, and remarkable historic buildings. Weather-wise, the best time to visit Savannah is from March to July. During these months, warm temperatures coax the tree leaves and azalea blooms. There are several festivals celebrated during this peak season. For tourists traveling the city during the peak time, it is advisable to book Savannah vacation package in advance as the flight price and hotel rates tend to rise.
Places of Interest in Savannah
To get to know about city’s historic district, the best way is to take a stroll around Bull Street. The starting point is the City Hall and the US Customs House and to the south is the Johnson Square, which is the first square built in the new planned town of Savannah. On this street, there are various other attractions as well. Also, along this stretch are a number of coffee shops and restaurants. One can also explore the street from the comfort of a horse drawn carriage.
Forsyth Park, the largest and most active park in the city, was created in the mid 19th century. There is an imposing cast-iron fountain which is the focal point and the primary attraction of the park. This park is also a great area to walk, with paved paths and shady trees. A number of interesting buildings are located around the park. Moreover, there is the Band Shell and Visitor Center with amenities including a snack bar and a cafe.
Fort McAllister State Historic Park
Fort McAllister State Historic Park is home to some of best-preserved earthwork fortification of the Confederacy. This historic park is an excellent example of coastal defenses at the time of the Confederacy. Fort McAllister was used during the Civil War. On the grounds, there are cannons and other military operational items. Moreover, the park is also home to a Civil War Museum boasting interesting displays and information.