1 For low-country seaside it’s is a quick drive to Tybee Island. Visit the Crab Shack: “Where the elite eat in their bare feet”. On your way back, stop at the entrance of Fort Pulaski and see fisherman catching trout at the Cockspur Island Bridge. If you go at dusk, you might see a herd of white-tailed deer grazing in the marshes.
2 Seen the movie, read the book, know the story? Tour the Mercer House in Monterey Square and you’ll enter the real-life setting of Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil. The historic home still showcases much of Jim William’s collection of fine furniture, art and accessories.
3 Looking for affordable souvenirs? The City Market has plenty. Plus restaurants, bars, art, galleries and a little touristy shopping.
4 If you plan to shop River Street wear comfortable shoes to navigate the cobblestone streets. Start at the top of the hill and visit the antique stores and restaurants at Factors Walk.
5 Perhaps North America’s earliest urban planning, Savannah’s squares (21 in total) form a smart grid and have been a backdrop to countless films including Robert Redford’s Conspirator.