We’re headed to Savannah, Georgia for today’s MGD travel guide, and it’s a good one. If this Southern city isn’t on your bucket list already, this Savannah travel guide will convince you to add it. Savannah is full of historic charm, lots of yummy eats, and sights and shops that will more than fill your weekend itinerary. So, come along with us, and see what we recommend doing, eating, and seeing in Savannah!
Savannah is a coastal city in Georgia, just a quick two hour drive south of Charleston. If we had to describe it in one word, it would be charming! Cobblestone streets, historic architecture, and a bevy of up and coming shops and restaurants make it the perfect weekend getaway in our books.
Where to Stay in Savannah
Perry Lane Hotel / Link
This hotel was a perfect place to stay while we were in town. Everywhere we wanted to visit in the downtown Savannah area was under a 15 minute walk away – more on all those places below!
The Drayton Hotel / Link
This hotel is so charming! It’s located right next to the riverfront in Savannah, where many fun restaurants and shop are all within walking distance.
Where to Eat in Savannah
Fox and Fig Cafe / Link
If you are looking for a healthier spot while in town, this plant-based cafe is the place to go!
Treylor Park / Link
Every dish we tried at Treylor Park delivered! The chicken and pancake waffles are a must – just trust us on that one and you’ll thank us later!
Byrd’s Cookies / Link
Byrd’s Cookies had the yummiest crispy cookies! Perfect for a mid-day treat or a gift to bring home to loved ones.
Collins Quarter / Link
If you’re a brunch lover, this is the spot for you! The avocado toast is a staple. There are a couple locations in the area, but we love the downtown one in particular.
Cha Bella / Link
This farm to table restaurant sources all their ingredients from local farmers and fishermen. Everything from the food to the ambience makes this the ideal dinner spot!
Pie Society / Link
If pies are your jam (and who doesn’t love pie!?), this is the place to be! They have both savory and sweet pies that are too good to pass up.
Where to Shop in Savannah
The Paris Market / Link
Browsing around the home goods, antiques, and knick knacks here was such a treat! Pro tip: Grab a coffee and macaron from the little cafe inside on your way out.
Book Lady Bookstore / Link
Book lovers, this is the place for you! This little bookstore exudes so much charm. It’s worth popping in if you’re looking for your next read!
Asher + Rye / Link
This home and garden store had so many gems! It’s the perfect place to pick up a gift for a friend or to treat yourself to something new for your own home.
What To See in Savannah
The Cathedral Basilica of St. John the Baptist / Link
This Cathedral is worth taking a moment to peek at! The stained glass windows inside are just breathtaking.
Forsyth Park / Link
Taking a stroll through Forsyth Park was one of our favorite moments in Savannah. The trees covered in Spanish moss are just so pretty!
Who else is ready to book a trip?! We hope this Savannah travel guide helps you plan a fun and relaxing getaway in one of our new favorite U.S. vacation spots. For more travel content, head to the travel section of our blog where we have guides for everywhere from New York City to Laguna Beach. Let us know in the comments where we should head next!