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Things To See & Do in The Hostess City

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    Five Fun Facts About Forsyth Park

    Beautiful Forsyth Park is located just steps from The DeSoto’s front door. Take a leisurely stroll to uncover a world of history and warm Southern charm. Think about these fun facts while exploring the lush greenery and Spanish moss-draped oak trees.

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    Bring Savannah to Your Home

    Dreaming of a Savannah getaway? Don’t fret—you can still bring our city’s historic and unique vibe to your home with a few simple tricks.

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    Savannah Music Festival

    Gather your friends and family and get ready to sing and dance all week long! The Savannah Music Festival is coming up on March 26th. Lighting up downtown Historic Savannah until April 11th, this 17-day festival will feature over 80 world-class performances by artists from across the world. 

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    The 28th Annual Savannah Irish Festival

    There’s always something fun and different happening in the bustling city of Savannah! If you’re heading to town soon, don’t miss out on the 28th Annual Savannah Irish Festival on February 15th and16th. 

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    Explore Savannah’s Historic River Street

    With so much to see and do in Savannah, River Street makes it easy to fit everything in! With more than 75 boutiques, galleries, studios, restaurants, and pubs, you’ll never run short of exciting things to do on River Street—check out a few of our favorite spots.

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    The 45th Annual Holiday Tour of Historic Homes

    Visitors from near and far visit Savannah to explore its one-of-a-kind landmarks, landscape, and fascinating history.

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    2019 Taste of Savannah

    There’s no better way to discover the wonders of Savannah than diving into its amazing culinary scene at the Taste of Savannah. 

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    Halloween Fun in Beautiful Savannah

    Autumn is the perfect time to visit the beautiful city of Savannah. Think fall leaves, a crisp breeze, and all things spooky. From ghost tours to festivals, there’s so many ways to celebrate the month of Halloween. 

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    Listen to Free Live Music at JazzFest!

    JazzFest is back for its thirty-eighth year and better than ever! Join our celebration of music, culture, and Savannah heritage from Sunday, September 22nd to 28th. Watch and listen to how jazz takes over our city in a cacophony of artistic wonder with every genre from traditional Dixieland, to swing, to smokey after-hours blues, to contemporary bop.

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    Get Coastal on Tybee Island

    Tybee Island is a small barrier island located about eighteen miles from the center of Savannah. Famous for two hundred years of mysterious military missions, stunning bygone-area scenery, and historic sites, Tybee Island reigns today as one of the most frequently visited spots for the Savannah traveler. 

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    Join the Celebration on River Street

    Savannah sure loves a good party, and there’s no better reason to celebrate than the birth of our nation. While you enjoy our city, be sure to stop by gorgeous and historic River Street over Independence Day.

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    Take A Walk Down Jones Street

    If you’re looking for the Savannah that first captured your heart and imagination in the travel books and Instagram pages, look no further than Jones Street, long hailed as the most beautiful city street in America.

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    Inspire Your Senses at the Garden of Fragrance

    Savannah is a city built upon beauty, decadence, and the warmth of southern hospitality.

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    What You Didn’t Know About Telfair Academy

    In 1819, Willam Jay (one of the first professionally-trained architects to work in the United States) was contracted by the son of Georgia's first governor to design a private home for the Telfair family.

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    Exploring the Mercer House

    Just down Bull Street, not far from our hotel, you’ll find a mysterious and decadent reminder of the bygone days of “Old Savannah” in the Mercer-Williams House Museum.

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    Date Night in Savannah

    Love drifts through the air in America’s “Hostess City of the South” this Valentine’s Day season, bringing more unique events and activities than ever for couples to experience in Savannah.

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    A Southern Winter: Fun at Forsyth Park

    January is a fine month to visit the Hostess City of the South. The weather is warm and inviting with a break in the humidity and a cool breeze wafting over the riverfront.

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    Experience a Southern Christmas

    It may be surprising to learn that Savannah is one of the most festive cities in the country to visit during the holiday season. With a plethora of annual holiday events, locals and visitors alike find plenty to do and see to get them ready for Old Saint Nick’s visit. Your Southerly Host has gathered the city’s favorites for you below.

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    Stay Cool in Savannah’s Open-Air Market

    Savannah is home to our nation’s largest downtown historic district. Virtually all of our buildings, streets, and businesses have a story to tell, one fashioned from compelling history and cultural heritage.

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    Fall on the Savannah Riverfront

    Venture into the mysticism of Georgia’s most bewitching city. Autumn is the perfect time to get to know Savannah and the spooky fun on River Street, mere blocks from our hotel.

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