Nicest Place in the South: Savannah, Georgia

Savannah, Georgia — the name flows from the tongue of its own accord in a deep, liquid Southern accent. She was a latecomer to the colonies, but many believe they saved the best for last. Stand for a minute on the steps of the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, and you’ll see what we mean.

Walk the cobblestoned River Street with a Savannah-made Southern praline on your tongue. Wander leisurely through the heart of a city laid out in the perfect grid with twenty-three city squares.

Join us as we delight in one of the most highly-visited treasures in America, a place thousands love to call home: the delicious seaport city of Savannah.


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Beauty in the Details: The Squares of Savannah

Savannah, Georgia

Savannah’s Squares are steeped in an allure that is uniquely Southern: at once warm, familiar, and thick with the knowledge of something much deeper than appears on their well-mannered surface.


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10 Things You Didn’t Know about Savannah

Savannah, Georgia

Rich in history and steeping in tradition, there’s more to Savannah than meets the eye.


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Savannah’s Top 5

Savannah, Georgia

As the oldest city in the state, Savannah is steeped as deeply as sweet tea in Southern history and charm


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Bonaventure: Savannah’s Sacred Haven of Beauty and Peace

Savannah, Georgia

Despite unchanging stone and statue, Savannah’s largest cemetery is not lifeless at all.


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The Wormsloe Plantation: A Georgia Family’s Colonial Legacy

Savannah, Georgia

Passed down a single family line since the first English settlers came to Georgia’s shores, Wormsloe still preserves the memory of that colonial time


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Commercial Architecture in the American South

Aside from great monumental works, much of the nineteenth century’s architectural focus in the South was residential, but the early to mid-twentieth century was commercial architecture’s heyday


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Southern Restaurant Innovations

Savannah, Georgia; Saint Augustine, Florida; and Gainesville, Florida

Not only are foreign and ethnic cuisines often very well represented in the South, but fusion cooking and diverse inspiration have taken off in Southern locales


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Through Wind and Fire: The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

Savannah, Georgia

Anti-Catholic laws, hurricanes, fires—Savannah’s chief architectural and religious treasure is a story of Southern triumph

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