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A woman enjoying a 3-day weekend in Savannah, Georgia

Savannah, Georgia is a charming city located in the American South. If you are looking for a perfect 3-day weekend escape in the United States, this Savannah itinerary is perfect for you!

Overall, visiting the city of Savannah has been on my USA bucket list for quite some time, so I was stoked to finally be able to go there in November 2019 for an autumn 3-day weekend getaway. (Please note that Savannah is nice to visit anytime of the year!)

A woman enjoying a fall getaway in Savannah, Georgia

Overall, Savannah is a beautiful Southern city filled with beauty, interesting history and delicious food.

Some facts about Savannah are that a British philanthropist named James Oglethorpe founded the city in 1733; the city is known as “America’s First Planned City”; it was originally the capital of Georgia (now it is Atlanta); the Christmas song “Jingle Bells” was written in Savannah; it is considered the most haunted city in the United States because it is built above a burial ground and also has a lot of dark history; Savannah is also home to Southern comfort food chef Paula Deen and also the women who founded Girl Scouts of the USA.

Paula Deen's restaurant in Savannah

During my 3-day weekend getaway in Savannah, I visited with my mom. Overall, I think Savannah is a perfect city for a girls’ weekend, a romantic getaway, bachelor/bachelorette parties, a solo trip and more. It also makes for the perfect road trip stop if you are driving around the United States.

A woman in front of a building facade in Savannah, Georgia

My mom and I were in Savannah, Georgia for 3 days and found it to be the perfect amount of time.

St. John the Baptist Cathedral in Savannah during a 3-day weekend

In this Savannah travel blog, discover the perfect 3-day weekend itinerary for a girls trip to Savannah, Georgia.

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3-Day Weekend Savannah Itinerary

Planning 3 Days in Savannah and Getting Around:

A woman enjoying a 3-day weekend getaway in Savannah, Georgia

There are plenty of ways to get to Savannah, Georgia. Since my mom and I were coming from New Jersey, we flew from Newark Airport to Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport.  

We got extremely lucky and found round trip flights for less than $200 USD together through Skyscanner! It was also a very short flight from the New York City area.

St. John the Baptist Cathedral in Savannah

If you live in the South, traveling to Savannah could be done easily by renting a car. There are also trains and buses that go to and from specific cities.

You could also rent an RV if you are looking to do a road trip around the country. In addition, when flying into Savannah, you could get picked up at the airport and taken straight to your accommodation using GO Airport Shuttle.

St. John the Baptist Cathedral in Savannah, Georgia during a 3-day weekend

(Last year, my mom and I visited my cousin in Charleston, South Carolina. I highly recommend combining both trips into one larger vacation. I personally recommend doing 2 days in Charleston, SC and 3 days in Savannah, GA or 4 days in Savannah and Charleston together. If you want to squeeze some beach time in there, I also recommend adding a few days in Hilton Head, South Carolina since it is situated between the two cities.) Discover the best things to do in Hilton Head.

Where to Stay during a 3 Day Savannah Itinerary:

A woman strolling in Savannah during her 3-day weekend getaway

During our time in Savannah, my mom and I stayed at the Marriott Savannah Riverfront located in the heart of the city.

Overall, I love staying in Marriott’s because they are super clean, the beds are comfortable and they are always situated in a great location. Since the hotel was located right on the Savannah Riverfront, we were able to walk to all of the great restaurants along the Savannah River and it also wasn’t far from all of the other attractions in the city.

A happy woman enjoying her Savannah, Georgia 3-day weekend

In addition to the Marriott Riverfront hotel, there are a plethora of other accommodations (including many bed and breakfast spots) to suit all budgets during a girls weekend in Savannah. There are also a wide range of Airbnb and Vrbo options.

Savannah Hotel Recommendations:

Luxury: Perry Lane Hotel, a Luxury Collection Hotel

Boutique: The Drayton Hotel

Mid-Budget: The Present Hotel

Haunted: The Marshall House

Bed & Breakfast: Eliza Thompson House, Historic Inns of Savannah Collection

3-Day Savannah Weekend Itinerary

Below is a thorough Savannah, Georgia itinerary on the best things to see, eat and have fun at. There are so many things to do in Savannah, GA during a weekend trip.

Savannah, GA Itinerary Day 1:

An old theater in Savannah, Georgia during a 3-day weekend
Savor a Southern Comfort Brunch during Your Savannah Trip:
A cocktail from Savannah, Georgia

My mom and I arrived in Savannah around noon on a Friday, just in time for lunch/brunch. Since we were starving, our first stop was to B. Matthews Eatery for a delicious Southern comfort brunch.

Located on East Bay Street, one of the main streets in Savannah, we walked straight there from the Marriott because it was a short walk (at that point our room wasn’t ready yet).

Biscuits and Mushroom Gravy from B. Matthews Eatery in Savannah

During brunch, I savored a delicious biscuits, scrambled eggs and mushroom gravy dish with a daiquiri on the side. My mom had a chicken salad with Manhattan clam chowder and a red wine on the side.

One of the cool parts about Savannah is that you could also take your drink to go! It has the same open container laws as New Orleans. (Making it a perfect bachelor/bachelorette destination!)

Check Into Your Savannah Hotel:
A woman enjoying a 3-day weekend in Savannah, Georgia

After brunch, we went back to the hotel to check in and get situated. What was nice about staying at the Marriott Riverfront is that they put us in a riverfront room that included a balcony overlooking the Savannah River. It was quite relaxing having that balcony there!

Sip Afternoon Coffee during Your Three Days in Savannah:
A woman enjoying a comforting coffee in Savannah, Georgia during a 3-day weekend

When we were finished getting ourselves together and washing up, we went back to East Bay Street and stopped in a cute coffee shop.

One of the top things Savannah is known for are its quaint cafés and coffee joints. I was recommended to try Tandem Coffee & Spirits in The East Bay Inn. It’s such a wonderful place to grab a coffee or even an alcoholic beverage. The vibes in Tandem were quite wonderful too!

Stroll and Shop the City Market during Your 3 Day Savannah Itinerary:
City Market in Savannah

One of the most historical sites in Savannah is the City Market. Back in the 1700s, locals would gather at the City Market for groceries, services and other goods.

The City Market still thrived after two major fires in Savannah. It also survived the Civil War and a massive hurricane that hit the city in 1896.

Nowadays, it is home to Savannah’s most popular restaurants, cafés, shops, art galleries and more. It should definitely be on your list of things to see and do during your 3-day Savannah weekend itinerary!

City Market during a 3-day weekend escape in Savannah

Overall, City Market has established itself as a premier destination for entertainment, dining, art and retail in downtown Savannah and it is also here where many people hang out!

In addition, you could also enjoy the city’s live music scene here.

Enjoy Happy Hour Beverages during Your Weekend in Savannah, GA:
A drink to go during a 3-weekend getaway in Savannah, Georgia

I was extremely impressed with Savannah’s bar scene. They have a bar that suits everyone’s party style!

Whether you are just getting after work drinks with coworkers, wanting to rage with friends or grab food and drinks with a date, you will not have a difficult time finding a bar in Savannah.

A cocktail from The Grove in Savannah, Georgia

The first bar my mom and I stopped at during our 3-day weekend in Savannah was The Grove, which is a sophisticated casual restaurant and rooftop bar. I loved the vibes at The Grove and my fruity cocktail did not disappoint!

The Grove during a 3-day weekend getaway in Savannah, Georgia

Afterwards, we made our way to the Rail Pub which has an outdoor courtyard filled with Christmas lights. What made us stop here was that a really awesome live band was playing and it was such a blast.

My mom loves the live music scene and this place is perfect if you want to grab a beer and rock on. Inside of the pub is a dive bar that used to be a watering hole for railroad laborers. It was also a boarding house and a brothel back in the 1800s.

This part of Savannah used to also be the “Red Light District” of the city.

The Grey bar in Savannah, Georgia

Another awesome place that my mom and I visited before we went to dinner on our first night was The Grey, located on Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

Occupying a 1938 art deco Greyhound Bus Terminal, Johno Morisano and Chef Mashama Bailey restored it to create a food, wine and service experience. We only came here to check out the bar, but I totally want to come back and enjoy the food next time.

Have a Fancy Dinner during Your Savannah, GA Vacation:
The Olde Pink House in Savannah, Georgia

Known as one of the best and most renowned restaurants in Savannah, The Olde Pink House is both locals’ and visitors’ favorite address for lowcountry cuisine

It is a place that you cannot miss out on when you are visiting Savannah during your 3-day weekend getaway!

The Olde Pink House for dinner during a 3-day weekend in Savannah

Now, you probably never heard of the word lowcountry before and if you have, you’re probably from the south. Prior to traveling to Charleston a year earlier in November 2018, I personally never heard of the word “lowcountry” before either. It is the name of the geographic and cultural region along South Carolina’s coast, including the Sea Islands and Northern Georgia’s coast.

Scallops for dinner in Savannah

Located in an 18th Century mansion, The Olde Pink House is a sophisticated restaurant that features stunning dining rooms, outdoor balconies and a basement bar. You could also stay in one of the rooms at this stunning mansion and there are also live music nights here as well.

During our time at The Olde Pink House, my mom and I savored scallops in a buttery sauce with mashed potatoes, fried onions and green beans with some Pinot Grigio on the side. They were the best scallops I’ve ever eaten!

Day 2 of a Savannah, Georgia Weekend Getaway:

A woman wandering through Savannah Historic District during a 3-day weekend
Stroll through the Savannah Historic District:
Georgian homes in Savannah

Savannah is one of the most charming cities I’ve visited, especially here in the United States. After waking up on our second day, we strolled through Savannah’s Historic District. It’s one of the top free things to do during a Savannah itinerary for 3 days.

A woman enjoying a 3-day weekend in Savannah, Georgia

Between the gorgeous Georgian houses and buildings, cobblestoned streets, manicured gardens, oak trees with Spanish moss, medieval churches and art deco museums, there is so much to admire in Savannah.

You could easily stroll through and get lost in Savannah for hours and not to mention, there are plenty of “Instagrammable” spots. Discover Savannah tours you could take in and around the city during your 3-day weekend.

Beautiful homes in Savannah, Georgia

My mom and I maneuvered our way through Savannah’s Historic District during our second morning. We stopped when we finally got to Forsyth Park.

Admire the Beauty in Forsyth Park during Your 3 Days in Savannah Itinerary:
A woman enjoying a 3-day weekend at Forysth Park in Savannah

One of the most beautiful city parks I’ve visited was definitely Forsyth Park. With over 30 acres, Forsyth Park is sparkled with Spanish moss, a beautiful fountain, walking trails, park benches, a playground, tennis and basketball courts as well as a café. It is the perfect place to visit during a romantic Savannah weekend.

A woman in Forysth Park in Savannah, Georgia

My favorite part of the park was definitely the Forsyth Fountain. Modeled after the fountains found in Place de la Concorde in Cusco, Peru, Forsyth Fountain was added to the park in 1858.

Every Saturday, there is a Farmer’s Market in the park, it holds concerts during the Savannah Jazz Festival and it also hosts free movie nights and other special events. Don’t miss out on visiting this stunning park during your 3-day weekend in Savannah!

Savor a Lovely Brunch During a Weekend in Savannah, GA:
A banana foster French toast from The Collins Quarter in Savannah

After strolling around Savannah for a couple hours, we worked up an appetite for brunch. There are so many great brunch spots scattered around Savannah that it is hard to only choose a few to go to during a weekend getaway.

On our second day, we had a lovely brunch outside at The Collins Quarter. (Please note that it is best to make reservations ahead of time for brunch and also dinner.) It is a great place to eat at during a 3-day weekend getaway to Savannah!

A lavender coffee from The Collins Quarter in Savannah

This casual café offers a plethora of hot beverages as well as our favorite brunch spirits. I savored a lavender mocha with Champagne that came with orange zest and aromatic bitters.

For my meal, I had Banana Foster French toast that was to die for! (If you didn’t already know, Banana Foster is a huge Southern staple!)

My mom had regular coffee with a mimosa along with a savory French toast that had pulled pork, grilled tomatoes and a poached egg. Everything was delicious!

Admire Talented Artwork at SCAD Museum of Art:
A woman at the SCAD Museum of Art during a 3-day weekend in Savannah

The famous college located in Savannah is Savannah College of Art and Design, better known as SCAD.

Throughout the city, you will spot art deco SCAD buildings such as the library, admissions office, theater, study halls, classrooms and more. They are so cool to see because it brings you back to the 1950s with all of the neon signs and lights.

SCAD Museum of Art

A cool fact to know about SCAD is that it was founded in the late 1970s and offers more degree programs than any other art and design university. They also have a museum that you could visit during your 3-day weekend in Savannah itinerary!

A general adult ticket is $10 USD and you could walk through all of the inspiring exhibitions, film screenings, galleries and more.

I had a few favorite exhibitions and one of them was the Liu Jiakun ‘People Mountain People Sea – A Celebration of Everyday Life’. This exhibition features a room-sized, immersive scale model of the West Village, an extensive multipurpose complex in Chengdu, China.

This complex sought to transform a large city block into a revitalized space that integrated multiple functions of public life into a cohesive, sustainable and collaborative environment.

SCAD Museum of Art

Another cool part of the museum was a solo exhibition by Mark Wallinger. These paintings were done by hand and mirror each other. It’s so awesome!

If you are a fashion addict, you will love the Michael Cinco exhibition just like I did. The Philippine-born, Dubai-based fashion designer is best known for his opulent gowns that combine Swarovski crystals, precise beadwork and embroidery with professional craftsmanship. Beyonce, Carrie Underwood, Lady Gaga, Taylor Swift, Nick Jonas, Miss Universe and more have worn his gowns!

Shop Till You Drop during Your Savannah Trip:
A woman having a lovely 3-day weekend in Savannah

When it comes to shopping, Savannah definitely does not fall behind. Throughout the city are numerous souvenir shops, high-end fashion stores, charming boutiques and more.

The most well known street to shop your heart out is Broughton Street. You could find everything from authentic boutiques to Victoria’s Secret, Anthropologie, Free People, Mac Cosmetics, Michael Kors and more.

Savor Afternoon Coffee and Cake during Your Weekend in Savannah:
Paris Market during a Savannah 3-day weekend

One of my favorite things to do on a weekend afternoon is grab coffee and dessert at a cute café.

Located on Broughton Street is the iconic Paris Market. This lovely market is owned by Paula Danyluk, who travels the world with her husband in search of the latest treasures and décor for her store.

A tarte from Paris Market in Savannah

Featuring two floors of French pastries, coffee, tea, unique home fixtures, jewelry, soap, artist books and fashion, everything in Paris Market has come from either France, India, Cairo, Milan, Rome and more.

During our time at Paris Market, I had a macaron with chamomile tea and it was so lovely. Since I visited Savannah during November, there were a lot of Christmas decorations out already, so it was lovely enjoying tea and pastries in a holiday atmosphere.

Have Fun at Happy Hour during Your 3-Day Weekend in Savannah Georgia Itinerary:
A drink from St. Neo's Brasserie during a 3-day weekend in Savannah

Because we fell in love with the sophisticated happy hour scene in Savannah, we decided to find another cute spot to grab drinks the second night.

After freshening up at our hotel, we enjoyed a few cocktails at St. Neo’s Brasserie at the brand new Drayton Hotel – a lovely boutique hotel located on East Bay Street.

Drinks from Savannah

What I loved most about this bar is that you could tell the bartender what you like in a drink and they will wrap up your very own cocktail to enjoy.

It is similar to when I visited the bar called Drink in Boston. Since I like rum and citrus flavors in a cocktail, they created a lovely concoction of rum and pineapple juice. It was very refreshing!

The Drayton Hotel also offers a rooftop bar as well as a basement bar. Definitely make your way here during your 3-day weekend in Savannah!

Relax and Enjoy a Casual Southern Dinner:
Trout from Cotton & Rye in Savannah

I want to thank my former manager for recommending me Cotton & Rye to enjoy dinner at. Located a little further from Forsyth Park, my mom and I took an Uber to get to Cotton & Rye, but it was definitely worth it!

I had stuffed Carolina trout with crabmeat, popcorn rice pilaf in a turmeric-squash cream sauce. It was delicious! My mom enjoyed a steak.

Participate in a Historical Savannah Ghost Tour:
A woman in front of the Andrew Low House in Savannah, Georgia

Since Savannah is recognized as the most haunted city in America, I highly recommend doing a ghost tour during your 3-day weekend itinerary.

I have done numerous ghost tours in cities like New Orleans, Charleston, Edinburgh and Salem, so I am used to being spooked out. Discover how to spend one day in Charleston’s Historic District!

St. John the Baptist Cathedral at Night

My mom and I decided to do the scariest tour Savannah offered, which was called The Dead of the Night Tour.

This tour begins at 11pm and is only open to those who are 16 years and older. It takes you into Savannah’s darker haunting spots where there have been demons, possessions and murders.

We started the tour at Johnson Square, which is known as the oldest and largest square in Savannah. This specific square is where General Nathaneal Greene (an American Revolutionary War Hero) is buried and legend has it that he cursed the trees in this square from growing Spanish moss because it was said that the moss attracted mosquitos that brought on and spread the yellow fever epidemic in Savannah. It is the only square in Savannah with oak tress that doesn’t have Spanish moss.

The Marshall House during a ghost tour in Savannah on a 3-day weekend trip

Known as Savannah’s most haunted hotel, The Marshall House was once a hospital during the Civil War and through two yellow fever epidemics.

The fourth floor was where soldiers’ limbs were amputated without any anesthesia. People who have stayed on the fourth floor have said they have heard screaming in their rooms.

The second floor was where the pediatric center was in the hospital. The Marshall House is the only place where you could experience paranormal activity from children in Savannah.

Colonial Park Cemetery in Savannah, Georgia

The second place we went to on our ghost tour was Colonial Park Cemetery, which is the oldest burial ground in Savannah.

There have been numerous ghosts and apparitions, mysterious sounds and sights that come from this cemetery and they are mainly caused by the tragic deaths of thousands of victims of the yellow fever epidemic in Savannah.

A lot of people who were buried in this cemetery were also buried alive in a comatose state. (Back then, doctors didn’t have the resources or knowledge to know if someone was in a coma or if they really did pass away.)

A woman enjoying a 3-day weekend in Savannah, Georgia

We also visited St. John the Baptist Cathedral, Lafayette Square, The Olde Pink House and outside the Andrew Low House, all which are haunted.

Another spooky site we visited was The Sorrel-Weed House. It was a house where a lot of dark history took place. In fact, you could also schedule a paranormal investigation, where you will be locked in the house for two hours and be given equipment where you could experience ghost activity on your own.

We ended the ghost tour at Wright Square, also known as the judicial square. It was a place where a person could be indicted, held, tried and have their sentence carried all in one place.

People would be executed and left hanging on the trees there and it is said that those hanging out in Wright Square in recent days have come out with scratches, blisters and boils.

Overall, the ghost tour was very spooky. There are numerous ghost tours that you could take in Savannah and it is best to do your research based on what you want to experience. What is also cool is that the city has a haunted pub crawl too that you can include in your Savannah, Georgia itinerary.

(Another super haunted spot outside the city is Bonaventure Cemetery. Click here to book your tour.)

Day 3 during a Savannah Trip:

A woman twirling in a square in Savannah during a 3-day weekend escape
Savor Morning Brunch during 3 Days in Savannah, GA:
A woman enjoying a mimosa at brunch during a 3-day weekend in Savannah

Because we loved the vibes at the Drayton Hotel, we decided to come back for brunch.

Not only is St. Neo’s Brasserie a bar, it is also lovely seafood brasserie and oyster bar. There is so much to choose from on their brunch menu as well, but I was honestly in the mood for an all American breakfast.

I enjoyed a mocha with a mimosa along with sunny side up eggs, maple sausage, grilled tomatoes, potatoes and mixed greens with a buttery biscuit. It was yummy! My mom enjoyed the avocado toast with poached eggs.

Walk through St. John the Baptist Cathedral:
A woman in front of St. John the Baptist Cathedral in Savannah

After brunch, we walked over to St. John the Baptist Cathedral, a beautiful French Gothic church that still holds Catholic masses to this day.

When mass isn’t in session, you could take a walk through the breathtaking church and admire all of the gorgeous stained glass windows, architecture and more. It is truly a site to see in Savannah during a 3-day weekend trip.

Learn the History Behind The Andrew Low House in Savannah:
A woman in front of the Girl Scouts House in Savannah

Originally from Scotland, Andrew Low was a prime example of a man who went from rags to riches and became the wealthiest man in Savannah after starting Andrew Low and Company, which helped export cotton over to the United Kingdom.

His nephew later came over to Savannah in 1829 (Andrew Low II) and built the home that is still standing there today. For many years, his home was known as one of the most comfortable accommodations in America.

Inside of the Andrew Low House

A tour in the Andrew Low House will take you through the parlors, dining room, library as well as the bedrooms upstairs. The house is beautiful and it is said that there are also hauntings here as well.

An Andrew Low Hour tour during a 3-day weekend in Savannah

An awesome fact about Andrew Low II is that his son married Juliette Gordon Low, who was the founder of Girls Scouts of the USA.

Juliette was formerly part of the Girl Guide movement in England and brought her knowledge over to Savannah where she began her big project that still exists today. (A fun fact is that I was a Girl Scout when I was in elementary school.)

(Another cool house to see in Savannah is the Davenport House.)

Get Cozy with Afternoon Comfort Coffee in Savannah:
Mirabell Cafe in Savannah during a 3-day weekend

When we were finished touring the Andrew Low House, we walked over to the lovely Mirabelle Café that is located off of Lafayette Square. It is here where you could get fresh Liège waffles, quality coffee or tea and also rent a boutique suite.

During our time here, I got a delicious chai latte with macadamia nut milk and my mom got a regular coffee. It was so comforting. Next time I go back, I’m definitely trying one of the waffles!

Cool off to Leopold’s Ice Cream – A MUST during a Savannah Itinerary:
A woman enjoying Leopold's ice cream during a 3-day weekend in Savannah

For over a century, Leopold’s has been serving award-winning, homemade ice cream to Savannah residents and visitors. It is a must-visit when you come to Savannah during a 3-day weekend because everything here is absolutely delicious!

Leopold's Ice Cream in Savannah, Georgia during a 3-day weekend

No matter when you visit Savannah, you will definitely be waiting on a line to get into Leopold’s on a nice day. What is awesome about Leopold’s is that they have staff members coming around and serving fresh water to those waiting on line. (It’s such a nice gesture!)

Overall, there are so many flavors to choose from at Leopold’s. There are also flavors of the month too! I savored the Savannah Socialite, which consisted of milk and dark chocolate ice cream with Georgia pecans and swirled with bourbon-infused caramel.

My mom had the Peanut Butter Chippy, which has all natural peanut butter ice cream with milk chocolate chips. Everything was delicious and we also enjoyed sitting inside and admiring all of the old ads, jukeboxes, Coca Cola machines and more. There is also a Leopold’s Ice Cream in Savannah/Hilton Head Airport!

Discover what is Happening on Savannah’s River Street:
River Street in Savannah, Georgia during a 3-day weekend

River Street in Savannah holds numerous restaurants, cafés, bars, candy shops, souvenir stores and more. It is also where you could enjoy the peacefulness of the Savannah River and catch views of the Talmadge Memorial Bridge that leads to South Carolina.

Some of my favorite spots on River Street is Wet Willies for frozen daiquiris, Savannah’s Candy Kitchen for fresh pralines and Byrd’s Famous Cookies. Overall, River Street is lively and filled with cobblestones and horse carriages to bring you back in time.

Savor a Last Dinner on the River in Savannah:
Seafood pasta from Vic's on the River in Savannah

One of the best places to enjoy dinner in Savannah is Vic’s on the River. It is a lovely seafood restaurant with Southern influence.

When you first enter Vic’s through River Street, you will need to walk through the bakery and take the elevator to get there. The restaurant is upscale and also features a piano man playing lovely songs.

Praline berry basket from Vic's on the River in Savannah

For dinner, my mom and I had white wine with our seafood plates. I savored the tagliatelle pasta with a lobster tail, crabmeat, scallops and shrimp in a butter white wine sauce. My mom enjoyed the crab cakes.

Two women enjoying dinner during a 3-day weekend in Savannah

Since it was our last night, we savored a delicious praline berry basket filled with pecans, vanilla ice cream, fresh seasonal berries and crème anglaise. Everything was amazing!

Below is a list of other great spots, outside of the city, to visit during a Savannah girls weekend:

  • Bonaventure Cemetery – Located in Thunderbolt, GA, Bonaventure Cemetery is known as one of the most famous cemeteries in the world because of how large it is (over 100 acres). It is also a beautiful spot to walk through as it features stunning oak trees and Spanish moss all around.
  • Wormsloe Historic Site – Situated just outside of the city, Wormsloe Historic Site features a picturesque property, surrounded by oak trees and Spanish moss. It boasts the colonial estate for Noble Jones who was a carpenter that arrived in Georgia in 1733 with James Oglethorpe and a group of English settlers.
  • Tybee Island – For those looking for some relaxing beach time during during their 3-day Savannah long weekend, Tybee Island is a barrier island that features white sandy beaches, a pier and lighthouse. It is located a half hour from the city.
  • Palmetto Bluff – If you’re looking for a private escape in the Savannah area, definitely visit the vibrant community of Palmetto Bluff. It is known as the Lowcountry’s best kept secret. Located in South Carolina, Palmetto Bluff is around 40 minutes north of Savannah.

A woman having fun on a 3-day weekend getaway in Savannah, Georgia

I hope you all enjoyed reading about my time in Savannah and discovering the best 3-day weekend itinerary. If you have any questions, please feel free to email me at [email protected]

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76 Comments

  1. Bliss Eatts on November 13, 2019 at 4:15 am

    What a great post on Savannah! It sounds like a beautiful city. Also your food recommendations are on point. Definitely want to visit Savannah now. I’ve never done a ghost tour but I’d be interested in the one you’ve written about.

    • Taylor Deer on November 13, 2019 at 9:53 am

      Thank you so much and I highly recommend it! The city is so charming and there is so much culture there. 🙂

  2. Brittany Sneller on November 13, 2019 at 1:06 pm

    How fun that you could spend a weekend here with your mum! Never been to Savannah, but Charleston is another popular getaway in the south. One day you’ll have to come to Asheville/Burnsville, NC where I’m from. You’d absolutely love it!

    • Taylor Deer on November 13, 2019 at 3:51 pm

      Thank you Brittany! It really was a nice time and I loved Charleston too! I definitely need to get to Asheville. It’s very high on my USA bucket list! 🙂

  3. World of Lina on November 13, 2019 at 3:26 pm

    Savannah looks really beautiful, even though it seems to be a haunted city! Seriously your Instagram stories freaked me out 😂

    • Taylor Deer on November 13, 2019 at 3:52 pm

      haha yes, it’s beautiful and seeing that photo freaked me out too! I’ve been doing way too many ghost tours lately lol

  4. Marisa on November 14, 2019 at 2:13 am

    Your trip to Savannah looked so perfect! I would especially love strolling through the historical city and having ice cream at Leopold’s! Loved all your photos as well!

    • Taylor Deer on November 14, 2019 at 11:07 am

      Thank you so much Marisa! It was definitely a lovely getaway! 🙂

  5. Maria on November 17, 2019 at 4:35 pm

    Wow Taylor you saw so much in just 3 days!! Georgia has been on my list for a while now and you just made me want to go there even more. The food looks delicious and I love the historical architecture !

    • Taylor Deer on November 17, 2019 at 4:37 pm

      Yes, Savannah is the perfect 3-day weekend getaway hotspot. I definitely recommend visiting when you come to the United States! 🙂

  6. Jane G. on June 5, 2020 at 7:14 am

    Thanks for the itinerary. I’ll use this one when I visit GA. I’m also planning to stay there for 3 to 5 days and I love to try new food so I’ll try those restaurants in Savannah GA and I will also try the ones I’ve read at https://www.visitsavannah.com.

    • Taylor Deer on June 5, 2020 at 9:07 am

      Of course and you would love Savannah! The food was absolutely amazing. 🙂

  7. Sharani Marie Spence on December 7, 2020 at 12:45 pm

    Gorgeous pics! I love Savannah but haven’t been there in years! Planning to visit soon and this blog post is just what I need. Can’t wait to re-visit downtown savannah georgia as well as my favorite restaurants like the Grey. Here is another great guide to check out for those planning to go; https://visitsavannah.com

    • Taylor Deer on December 7, 2020 at 6:22 pm

      Thank you so much! Savannah is such a beautiful city! 🙂

  8. Rebecca on February 2, 2021 at 11:05 pm

    Oh man, this brought me back to my long weekend here. It is such a magical city.

    • Taylor Deer on February 3, 2021 at 4:06 pm

      It really is Rebecca! I totally want to get back there as well. 🙂

  9. Michelle on February 5, 2021 at 10:32 pm

    What a fun weekend to experience with your mom! I knew Savannah had so much history and beautiful buildings but I didn’t know too much about the food scene. It looks absolutely delicious!

    • Taylor Deer on February 6, 2021 at 12:12 am

      It really was a nice time Michelle! The food there is definitely amazing. 🙂

  10. Brittany on February 5, 2021 at 11:20 pm

    I love this post, and I love Savannah! I actually used your post when planning my trip to Savannah last fall… It was super helpful! Loved re-visiting this post to re-read after experiencing Savannah for myself 🙂

    • Taylor Deer on February 6, 2021 at 12:13 am

      Thank you so much Brittany and I’m so happy to hear that you found it helpful for your trip. It really is such a great city! 🙂

  11. Emma on February 5, 2021 at 11:33 pm

    This looks like such a great place, what a really good itinerary. I love the look of all of the food and drinks, especially the lavender mocha. That sounds yum!

    • Taylor Deer on February 6, 2021 at 12:14 am

      Thank you so much Emma and Savannah really is a great city with a lot of culture. 🙂 The food was definitely one for the books!

  12. Megan on February 5, 2021 at 11:43 pm

    I have never been to Savannah; what a charming place it looks like! I think I would skip the cemetery though!

    • Taylor Deer on February 6, 2021 at 12:14 am

      It really is a charming place and yeah, if you get spooked out by paranormal activity, I would skip out on the ghost tour.

  13. Stefanie on February 5, 2021 at 11:52 pm

    What an holistic blogpost! I’ve never been to Georgia and honestly: Didn’t even have it on top of my mind. This might has changed now… 😉

    • Taylor Deer on February 6, 2021 at 12:15 am

      Thank you Stefanie and Savannah is a great city to visit. I recommend pairing it with Charleston, South Carolina. 🙂

  14. Neha on February 6, 2021 at 12:23 am

    Lovely pictures and a great post. Although I hv been to Savannah but that was a short trip from Hilton Head. But i did not miss the yummy Leopold’s ice cream.

    • Taylor Deer on February 6, 2021 at 8:14 pm

      Thank you so much Neha! I loved Leopold’s so much! 🙂

  15. Val on February 6, 2021 at 1:06 am

    Awesome post ! Always wanted to visit Savannah- love the pics !

    • Taylor Deer on February 6, 2021 at 8:14 pm

      Thank you Val! You would love Savannah. 🙂

  16. shazia on February 6, 2021 at 1:18 am

    Never been to Savannah but after reading your amazing journey, I will put it on my bucket list. Lovely pics! 🙂

    • Taylor Deer on February 6, 2021 at 8:15 pm

      Aw yay! You will love it so much. 🙂

  17. Margarita on February 6, 2021 at 5:08 am

    Looks like such a lovely town. I love strolling through and getting lost in historic neighborhoods. You completely forget where and when you are :). Love the idea of spending a weekend away with mum!

    • Taylor Deer on February 6, 2021 at 8:15 pm

      It really is Margarita! It’s a great mother-daughter city to explore. So charming and beautiful! 🙂

  18. isabella Biava on February 6, 2021 at 8:54 am

    Great post about Savannah, on my bucket list for when we can travel again. Hopefully soon. Amazing pictures as well.

    • Taylor Deer on February 6, 2021 at 8:16 pm

      Thank you Isabella! It really is such a beautiful city. 🙂

  19. Katy (A Rambling Unicorn) on February 6, 2021 at 9:05 am

    What a fun blog post! I’ve only visited Georgia once many years ago but I’d love to go back. Thanks for the inspiration!

    • Taylor Deer on February 6, 2021 at 8:16 pm

      Thank you so much Katy! Savannah is such a beautiful city with so much culture. 🙂

  20. Katherine on February 6, 2021 at 10:16 am

    So many fantastic things to do in Savannah, I don’t know if I would want to only spend a weekend here! I’d love to have a week to wander around and explore as much as possible. Thanks for the great guide Taylor!

    • Taylor Deer on February 6, 2021 at 8:17 pm

      Yes, I highly recommend pairing it with Charleston! If you’re a beach person, definitely add Hilton Head into your itinerary too. 🙂

  21. Suvarna Arora on February 6, 2021 at 10:25 am

    Savannah looks amazing and there is a lot to see. The food scene is great too. I would love to visit someday.

    • Taylor Deer on February 6, 2021 at 8:17 pm

      Yes, it is amazing Suvarna! Definitely pair it with Charleston when you come. Both are beautiful Southern cities. 🙂

  22. Helena on February 6, 2021 at 2:15 pm

    Savannah is somewhere I’ve always wanted to visit, it looks beautiful, I love all your photos!

    • Taylor Deer on February 6, 2021 at 8:18 pm

      Thank you so much Helena! You totally have to go someday and I recommend pairing this trip with Charleston. 🙂

  23. Paula Martinelli on February 6, 2021 at 3:22 pm

    I love Savannah and your post makes me want to go back again to explore some of the places you listed here that I still need to go to. The food is great, and I also have found some amazing places to eat. Great post!

    • Taylor Deer on February 6, 2021 at 8:18 pm

      Thank you Paula! It truly is a great city. I hope to go back one day too. 🙂

  24. Krista on February 6, 2021 at 4:21 pm

    Savannah looks like such a beautiful city to visit! I haven’t been before, but I’ve heard the food is fantastic!

    • Taylor Deer on February 6, 2021 at 8:19 pm

      It really is Krista! I loved it so much and the food truly was amazing. 🙂

  25. Kelly on February 6, 2021 at 4:49 pm

    What a fun itinerary and so glad you and your mom got to spend quality time together. Love your pictures and I need to eat all that delicious food.

    • Taylor Deer on February 6, 2021 at 8:19 pm

      Thank you Kelly! It really was a great mother-daughter getaway. 🙂

  26. cass on February 6, 2021 at 4:52 pm

    Love your white patterned dress! Also, it’s lovely you got to do this with your mom & cute you got to try out all these lovely places to eat and stay together!

    • Taylor Deer on February 6, 2021 at 8:20 pm

      Thank you so much Cassie! I’m getting her into travel lol. It’s much easier for us to do domestic trips vs. international. 🙂

  27. Venturing Venturas on February 6, 2021 at 5:22 pm

    Gorgeous! I love Savannah, I need to plan my next trip!

    • Taylor Deer on February 6, 2021 at 8:20 pm

      Thank you and it is a great city! 🙂

  28. Josy A on February 6, 2021 at 6:56 pm

    Savannah looks like a perfect place for a long weekend! I love the look of those pretty streets…and all that food!? Yum.

    p.s. I am loving your dresses too. 🙂

    • Taylor Deer on February 6, 2021 at 8:21 pm

      It truly was Josy! I loved everything about it. 🙂

  29. Michelle on February 6, 2021 at 8:03 pm

    My husband and I spent a week in Savannah in 2019 and we loved it so much. You visited several places that we didn’t, so I guess I need to plan another trip back and add these to the list!

    • Taylor Deer on February 6, 2021 at 8:22 pm

      Yes, it is so great and I would love to go back one day again. 🙂

  30. Caroline @ PACKTHESUITCASES on February 7, 2021 at 6:44 am

    I love your outfits! Oh and the post is great too 🙂 I’ve never heard of this place (my USA knowledge is embarrassingly lacking!) but it sounds brilliant. Especially all the food!

    • Taylor Deer on February 12, 2021 at 12:36 am

      Thank you so much Caroline! I highly recommend visiting if you’re traveling around the USA, especially the American South. 🙂

  31. Elizabeth on February 7, 2021 at 10:38 pm

    Great Savannah itinerary! I visited Savannah for three days last year and would love to go back. I loved walking around the historic downtown and visiting all the squares. I agree that Leopold’s is delicious! I would like to try more of the restaurants you mentioned.

    • Taylor Deer on February 12, 2021 at 12:39 am

      Thank you so much Elizabeth! I know I’ll definitely be back in Savannah at some point in the future too 🙂

  32. KrizzyM on August 18, 2021 at 12:08 am

    Thanks for this itinerary! I am currently looking for hotels in savannah ga and came across https://www.visitsavannah.com/hotels-motels. I have checked Perry Lane hotel as you recommend, and I think it is perfect for my savannah trip. I will also follow your recommended food and places. I love your photos by the way.

    • Taylor Deer on August 18, 2021 at 12:11 am

      You’re welcome Krizzy! I’m glad you found my itinerary helpful. You’re going to love Savannah! Such a fun and charming Southern city. 🙂

  33. Kara Flando on October 11, 2021 at 3:50 pm

    WOW! I LOVE what you do! Your details and links to specific websites is so helpful.
    Thank you for creating such an AMAZING travel blog!!

    • Taylor Deer on October 19, 2021 at 7:09 pm

      Thank you so much Kara! It means a lot. 🙂

  34. Marianna Geoffrey on February 9, 2022 at 12:52 am

    There are a lot of things to do in savannah ga if you want a memorable experience, visit Tybee Island https://visittybee.com/list/must-do-tybee-island-activities-first-time-visitors, there are so many events and places to check there that you won’t run out of things to do. One of our favorites is the tour of the Island by boat.

    • Taylor Deer on February 15, 2022 at 10:42 am

      Thank you for sharing! I would love to visit Tybee Island at some point. 🙂

  35. Don Davies on March 6, 2022 at 8:22 pm

    Savannah GA is just so beautiful! I really admire the hotels, restaurants and parks near Downtown and I usually get to know about these places through Blogs like this and sites like https://www.visitsavannah.com/hotels-motels ! I really recommend Savannah to first time vacationers and repeat visitors alike!

    • Taylor Deer on March 7, 2022 at 9:41 pm

      Thank you Don! It’s such a great city. 🙂

  36. Samanta on April 9, 2022 at 4:57 am

    Savannah’s Cathedral Basilica of St. John the Baptist is a must-see attraction. It brought back some pleasant memories for me. I can personally attest to Savannah’s beauty. Your three-day journey will undoubtedly be enjoyable. You may visit https://www.visitsavannah.com/food-drink for more Savannah attractions. On your vacation to Savannah, you can try some of these.

    • Taylor Deer on April 13, 2022 at 1:31 pm

      Yes, it is so beautiful there! I would love to revisit Savannah because I loved the city so much. 🙂

  37. moretha on May 7, 2022 at 6:56 pm

    Forsyth Park is an excellent location for wedding photography because of its historical site. Similarly, Victory North Savannah (https://www.victorynorthsavannah.com/venue-details) also hosted my cousin’s wedding. This event space has been turned into a picture-perfect wedding venue in a short period of time.

    • Taylor Deer on May 9, 2022 at 7:24 pm

      That is amazing! Thank you for letting us know. 🙂

  38. Edward Reeves on July 31, 2022 at 5:43 am

    Awesome! I was looking for things to do in Savannah, Ga for my third visit next month! I was already researching where to go from blogs and websites like https://visittybee.com/list/must-do-tybee-island-activities-first-time-visitors, and your blog came just in time! Thank you for your contribution! By the way, do you have any recommendations for pet-friendly hotels?

    • Taylor Deer on July 31, 2022 at 10:24 am

      Thank you! I would recommend the Kimpton Brice Hotel as a great pet friendly option. It’s also a luxury boutique hotel in the heart of the city. 🙂

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A woman enjoying a 3-day weekend in Savannah, Georgia

Savannah, Georgia is a charming city located in the American South. If you are looking for a perfect 3-day weekend escape in the United States, this Savannah itinerary is perfect for you!

Overall, visiting the city of Savannah has been on my USA bucket list for quite some time, so I was stoked to finally be able to go there in November 2019 for an autumn 3-day weekend getaway. (Please note that Savannah is nice to visit anytime of the year!)

A woman enjoying a fall getaway in Savannah, Georgia

Overall, Savannah is a beautiful Southern city filled with beauty, interesting history and delicious food.

Some facts about Savannah are that a British philanthropist named James Oglethorpe founded the city in 1733; the city is known as “America’s First Planned City”; it was originally the capital of Georgia (now it is Atlanta); the Christmas song “Jingle Bells” was written in Savannah; it is considered the most haunted city in the United States because it is built above a burial ground and also has a lot of dark history; Savannah is also home to Southern comfort food chef Paula Deen and also the women who founded Girl Scouts of the USA.

Paula Deen's restaurant in Savannah

During my 3-day weekend getaway in Savannah, I visited with my mom. Overall, I think Savannah is a perfect city for a girls’ weekend, a romantic getaway, bachelor/bachelorette parties, a solo trip and more. It also makes for the perfect road trip stop if you are driving around the United States.

A woman in front of a building facade in Savannah, Georgia

My mom and I were in Savannah, Georgia for 3 days and found it to be the perfect amount of time.

St. John the Baptist Cathedral in Savannah during a 3-day weekend

In this Savannah travel blog, discover the perfect 3-day weekend itinerary for a girls trip to Savannah, Georgia.

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3-Day Weekend Savannah Itinerary

Planning 3 Days in Savannah and Getting Around:

A woman enjoying a 3-day weekend getaway in Savannah, Georgia

There are plenty of ways to get to Savannah, Georgia. Since my mom and I were coming from New Jersey, we flew from Newark Airport to Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport.  

We got extremely lucky and found round trip flights for less than $200 USD together through Skyscanner! It was also a very short flight from the New York City area.

St. John the Baptist Cathedral in Savannah

If you live in the South, traveling to Savannah could be done easily by renting a car. There are also trains and buses that go to and from specific cities.

You could also rent an RV if you are looking to do a road trip around the country. In addition, when flying into Savannah, you could get picked up at the airport and taken straight to your accommodation using GO Airport Shuttle.

St. John the Baptist Cathedral in Savannah, Georgia during a 3-day weekend

(Last year, my mom and I visited my cousin in Charleston, South Carolina. I highly recommend combining both trips into one larger vacation. I personally recommend doing 2 days in Charleston, SC and 3 days in Savannah, GA or 4 days in Savannah and Charleston together. If you want to squeeze some beach time in there, I also recommend adding a few days in Hilton Head, South Carolina since it is situated between the two cities.) Discover the best things to do in Hilton Head.

Where to Stay during a 3 Day Savannah Itinerary:

A woman strolling in Savannah during her 3-day weekend getaway

During our time in Savannah, my mom and I stayed at the Marriott Savannah Riverfront located in the heart of the city.

Overall, I love staying in Marriott’s because they are super clean, the beds are comfortable and they are always situated in a great location. Since the hotel was located right on the Savannah Riverfront, we were able to walk to all of the great restaurants along the Savannah River and it also wasn’t far from all of the other attractions in the city.

A happy woman enjoying her Savannah, Georgia 3-day weekend

In addition to the Marriott Riverfront hotel, there are a plethora of other accommodations (including many bed and breakfast spots) to suit all budgets during a girls weekend in Savannah. There are also a wide range of Airbnb and Vrbo options.

Savannah Hotel Recommendations:

Luxury: Perry Lane Hotel, a Luxury Collection Hotel

Boutique: The Drayton Hotel

Mid-Budget: The Present Hotel

Haunted: The Marshall House

Bed & Breakfast: Eliza Thompson House, Historic Inns of Savannah Collection

3-Day Savannah Weekend Itinerary

Below is a thorough Savannah, Georgia itinerary on the best things to see, eat and have fun at. There are so many things to do in Savannah, GA during a weekend trip.

Savannah, GA Itinerary Day 1:

An old theater in Savannah, Georgia during a 3-day weekend
Savor a Southern Comfort Brunch during Your Savannah Trip:
A cocktail from Savannah, Georgia

My mom and I arrived in Savannah around noon on a Friday, just in time for lunch/brunch. Since we were starving, our first stop was to B. Matthews Eatery for a delicious Southern comfort brunch.

Located on East Bay Street, one of the main streets in Savannah, we walked straight there from the Marriott because it was a short walk (at that point our room wasn’t ready yet).

Biscuits and Mushroom Gravy from B. Matthews Eatery in Savannah

During brunch, I savored a delicious biscuits, scrambled eggs and mushroom gravy dish with a daiquiri on the side. My mom had a chicken salad with Manhattan clam chowder and a red wine on the side.

One of the cool parts about Savannah is that you could also take your drink to go! It has the same open container laws as New Orleans. (Making it a perfect bachelor/bachelorette destination!)

Check Into Your Savannah Hotel:
A woman enjoying a 3-day weekend in Savannah, Georgia

After brunch, we went back to the hotel to check in and get situated. What was nice about staying at the Marriott Riverfront is that they put us in a riverfront room that included a balcony overlooking the Savannah River. It was quite relaxing having that balcony there!

Sip Afternoon Coffee during Your Three Days in Savannah:
A woman enjoying a comforting coffee in Savannah, Georgia during a 3-day weekend

When we were finished getting ourselves together and washing up, we went back to East Bay Street and stopped in a cute coffee shop.

One of the top things Savannah is known for are its quaint cafés and coffee joints. I was recommended to try Tandem Coffee & Spirits in The East Bay Inn. It’s such a wonderful place to grab a coffee or even an alcoholic beverage. The vibes in Tandem were quite wonderful too!

Stroll and Shop the City Market during Your 3 Day Savannah Itinerary:
City Market in Savannah

One of the most historical sites in Savannah is the City Market. Back in the 1700s, locals would gather at the City Market for groceries, services and other goods.

The City Market still thrived after two major fires in Savannah. It also survived the Civil War and a massive hurricane that hit the city in 1896.

Nowadays, it is home to Savannah’s most popular restaurants, cafés, shops, art galleries and more. It should definitely be on your list of things to see and do during your 3-day Savannah weekend itinerary!

City Market during a 3-day weekend escape in Savannah

Overall, City Market has established itself as a premier destination for entertainment, dining, art and retail in downtown Savannah and it is also here where many people hang out!

In addition, you could also enjoy the city’s live music scene here.

Enjoy Happy Hour Beverages during Your Weekend in Savannah, GA:
A drink to go during a 3-weekend getaway in Savannah, Georgia

I was extremely impressed with Savannah’s bar scene. They have a bar that suits everyone’s party style!

Whether you are just getting after work drinks with coworkers, wanting to rage with friends or grab food and drinks with a date, you will not have a difficult time finding a bar in Savannah.

A cocktail from The Grove in Savannah, Georgia

The first bar my mom and I stopped at during our 3-day weekend in Savannah was The Grove, which is a sophisticated casual restaurant and rooftop bar. I loved the vibes at The Grove and my fruity cocktail did not disappoint!

The Grove during a 3-day weekend getaway in Savannah, Georgia

Afterwards, we made our way to the Rail Pub which has an outdoor courtyard filled with Christmas lights. What made us stop here was that a really awesome live band was playing and it was such a blast.

My mom loves the live music scene and this place is perfect if you want to grab a beer and rock on. Inside of the pub is a dive bar that used to be a watering hole for railroad laborers. It was also a boarding house and a brothel back in the 1800s.

This part of Savannah used to also be the “Red Light District” of the city.

The Grey bar in Savannah, Georgia

Another awesome place that my mom and I visited before we went to dinner on our first night was The Grey, located on Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

Occupying a 1938 art deco Greyhound Bus Terminal, Johno Morisano and Chef Mashama Bailey restored it to create a food, wine and service experience. We only came here to check out the bar, but I totally want to come back and enjoy the food next time.

Have a Fancy Dinner during Your Savannah, GA Vacation:
The Olde Pink House in Savannah, Georgia

Known as one of the best and most renowned restaurants in Savannah, The Olde Pink House is both locals’ and visitors’ favorite address for lowcountry cuisine

It is a place that you cannot miss out on when you are visiting Savannah during your 3-day weekend getaway!

The Olde Pink House for dinner during a 3-day weekend in Savannah

Now, you probably never heard of the word lowcountry before and if you have, you’re probably from the south. Prior to traveling to Charleston a year earlier in November 2018, I personally never heard of the word “lowcountry” before either. It is the name of the geographic and cultural region along South Carolina’s coast, including the Sea Islands and Northern Georgia’s coast.

Scallops for dinner in Savannah

Located in an 18th Century mansion, The Olde Pink House is a sophisticated restaurant that features stunning dining rooms, outdoor balconies and a basement bar. You could also stay in one of the rooms at this stunning mansion and there are also live music nights here as well.

During our time at The Olde Pink House, my mom and I savored scallops in a buttery sauce with mashed potatoes, fried onions and green beans with some Pinot Grigio on the side. They were the best scallops I’ve ever eaten!

Day 2 of a Savannah, Georgia Weekend Getaway:

A woman wandering through Savannah Historic District during a 3-day weekend
Stroll through the Savannah Historic District:
Georgian homes in Savannah

Savannah is one of the most charming cities I’ve visited, especially here in the United States. After waking up on our second day, we strolled through Savannah’s Historic District. It’s one of the top free things to do during a Savannah itinerary for 3 days.

A woman enjoying a 3-day weekend in Savannah, Georgia

Between the gorgeous Georgian houses and buildings, cobblestoned streets, manicured gardens, oak trees with Spanish moss, medieval churches and art deco museums, there is so much to admire in Savannah.

You could easily stroll through and get lost in Savannah for hours and not to mention, there are plenty of “Instagrammable” spots. Discover Savannah tours you could take in and around the city during your 3-day weekend.

Beautiful homes in Savannah, Georgia

My mom and I maneuvered our way through Savannah’s Historic District during our second morning. We stopped when we finally got to Forsyth Park.

Admire the Beauty in Forsyth Park during Your 3 Days in Savannah Itinerary:
A woman enjoying a 3-day weekend at Forysth Park in Savannah

One of the most beautiful city parks I’ve visited was definitely Forsyth Park. With over 30 acres, Forsyth Park is sparkled with Spanish moss, a beautiful fountain, walking trails, park benches, a playground, tennis and basketball courts as well as a café. It is the perfect place to visit during a romantic Savannah weekend.

A woman in Forysth Park in Savannah, Georgia

My favorite part of the park was definitely the Forsyth Fountain. Modeled after the fountains found in Place de la Concorde in Cusco, Peru, Forsyth Fountain was added to the park in 1858.

Every Saturday, there is a Farmer’s Market in the park, it holds concerts during the Savannah Jazz Festival and it also hosts free movie nights and other special events. Don’t miss out on visiting this stunning park during your 3-day weekend in Savannah!

Savor a Lovely Brunch During a Weekend in Savannah, GA:
A banana foster French toast from The Collins Quarter in Savannah

After strolling around Savannah for a couple hours, we worked up an appetite for brunch. There are so many great brunch spots scattered around Savannah that it is hard to only choose a few to go to during a weekend getaway.

On our second day, we had a lovely brunch outside at The Collins Quarter. (Please note that it is best to make reservations ahead of time for brunch and also dinner.) It is a great place to eat at during a 3-day weekend getaway to Savannah!

A lavender coffee from The Collins Quarter in Savannah

This casual café offers a plethora of hot beverages as well as our favorite brunch spirits. I savored a lavender mocha with Champagne that came with orange zest and aromatic bitters.

For my meal, I had Banana Foster French toast that was to die for! (If you didn’t already know, Banana Foster is a huge Southern staple!)

My mom had regular coffee with a mimosa along with a savory French toast that had pulled pork, grilled tomatoes and a poached egg. Everything was delicious!

Admire Talented Artwork at SCAD Museum of Art:
A woman at the SCAD Museum of Art during a 3-day weekend in Savannah

The famous college located in Savannah is Savannah College of Art and Design, better known as SCAD.

Throughout the city, you will spot art deco SCAD buildings such as the library, admissions office, theater, study halls, classrooms and more. They are so cool to see because it brings you back to the 1950s with all of the neon signs and lights.

SCAD Museum of Art

A cool fact to know about SCAD is that it was founded in the late 1970s and offers more degree programs than any other art and design university. They also have a museum that you could visit during your 3-day weekend in Savannah itinerary!

A general adult ticket is $10 USD and you could walk through all of the inspiring exhibitions, film screenings, galleries and more.

I had a few favorite exhibitions and one of them was the Liu Jiakun ‘People Mountain People Sea – A Celebration of Everyday Life’. This exhibition features a room-sized, immersive scale model of the West Village, an extensive multipurpose complex in Chengdu, China.

This complex sought to transform a large city block into a revitalized space that integrated multiple functions of public life into a cohesive, sustainable and collaborative environment.

SCAD Museum of Art

Another cool part of the museum was a solo exhibition by Mark Wallinger. These paintings were done by hand and mirror each other. It’s so awesome!

If you are a fashion addict, you will love the Michael Cinco exhibition just like I did. The Philippine-born, Dubai-based fashion designer is best known for his opulent gowns that combine Swarovski crystals, precise beadwork and embroidery with professional craftsmanship. Beyonce, Carrie Underwood, Lady Gaga, Taylor Swift, Nick Jonas, Miss Universe and more have worn his gowns!

Shop Till You Drop during Your Savannah Trip:
A woman having a lovely 3-day weekend in Savannah

When it comes to shopping, Savannah definitely does not fall behind. Throughout the city are numerous souvenir shops, high-end fashion stores, charming boutiques and more.

The most well known street to shop your heart out is Broughton Street. You could find everything from authentic boutiques to Victoria’s Secret, Anthropologie, Free People, Mac Cosmetics, Michael Kors and more.

Savor Afternoon Coffee and Cake during Your Weekend in Savannah:
Paris Market during a Savannah 3-day weekend

One of my favorite things to do on a weekend afternoon is grab coffee and dessert at a cute café.

Located on Broughton Street is the iconic Paris Market. This lovely market is owned by Paula Danyluk, who travels the world with her husband in search of the latest treasures and décor for her store.

A tarte from Paris Market in Savannah

Featuring two floors of French pastries, coffee, tea, unique home fixtures, jewelry, soap, artist books and fashion, everything in Paris Market has come from either France, India, Cairo, Milan, Rome and more.

During our time at Paris Market, I had a macaron with chamomile tea and it was so lovely. Since I visited Savannah during November, there were a lot of Christmas decorations out already, so it was lovely enjoying tea and pastries in a holiday atmosphere.

Have Fun at Happy Hour during Your 3-Day Weekend in Savannah Georgia Itinerary:
A drink from St. Neo's Brasserie during a 3-day weekend in Savannah

Because we fell in love with the sophisticated happy hour scene in Savannah, we decided to find another cute spot to grab drinks the second night.

After freshening up at our hotel, we enjoyed a few cocktails at St. Neo’s Brasserie at the brand new Drayton Hotel – a lovely boutique hotel located on East Bay Street.

Drinks from Savannah

What I loved most about this bar is that you could tell the bartender what you like in a drink and they will wrap up your very own cocktail to enjoy.

It is similar to when I visited the bar called Drink in Boston. Since I like rum and citrus flavors in a cocktail, they created a lovely concoction of rum and pineapple juice. It was very refreshing!

The Drayton Hotel also offers a rooftop bar as well as a basement bar. Definitely make your way here during your 3-day weekend in Savannah!

Relax and Enjoy a Casual Southern Dinner:
Trout from Cotton & Rye in Savannah

I want to thank my former manager for recommending me Cotton & Rye to enjoy dinner at. Located a little further from Forsyth Park, my mom and I took an Uber to get to Cotton & Rye, but it was definitely worth it!

I had stuffed Carolina trout with crabmeat, popcorn rice pilaf in a turmeric-squash cream sauce. It was delicious! My mom enjoyed a steak.

Participate in a Historical Savannah Ghost Tour:
A woman in front of the Andrew Low House in Savannah, Georgia

Since Savannah is recognized as the most haunted city in America, I highly recommend doing a ghost tour during your 3-day weekend itinerary.

I have done numerous ghost tours in cities like New Orleans, Charleston, Edinburgh and Salem, so I am used to being spooked out. Discover how to spend one day in Charleston’s Historic District!

St. John the Baptist Cathedral at Night

My mom and I decided to do the scariest tour Savannah offered, which was called The Dead of the Night Tour.

This tour begins at 11pm and is only open to those who are 16 years and older. It takes you into Savannah’s darker haunting spots where there have been demons, possessions and murders.

We started the tour at Johnson Square, which is known as the oldest and largest square in Savannah. This specific square is where General Nathaneal Greene (an American Revolutionary War Hero) is buried and legend has it that he cursed the trees in this square from growing Spanish moss because it was said that the moss attracted mosquitos that brought on and spread the yellow fever epidemic in Savannah. It is the only square in Savannah with oak tress that doesn’t have Spanish moss.

The Marshall House during a ghost tour in Savannah on a 3-day weekend trip

Known as Savannah’s most haunted hotel, The Marshall House was once a hospital during the Civil War and through two yellow fever epidemics.

The fourth floor was where soldiers’ limbs were amputated without any anesthesia. People who have stayed on the fourth floor have said they have heard screaming in their rooms.

The second floor was where the pediatric center was in the hospital. The Marshall House is the only place where you could experience paranormal activity from children in Savannah.

Colonial Park Cemetery in Savannah, Georgia

The second place we went to on our ghost tour was Colonial Park Cemetery, which is the oldest burial ground in Savannah.

There have been numerous ghosts and apparitions, mysterious sounds and sights that come from this cemetery and they are mainly caused by the tragic deaths of thousands of victims of the yellow fever epidemic in Savannah.

A lot of people who were buried in this cemetery were also buried alive in a comatose state. (Back then, doctors didn’t have the resources or knowledge to know if someone was in a coma or if they really did pass away.)

A woman enjoying a 3-day weekend in Savannah, Georgia

We also visited St. John the Baptist Cathedral, Lafayette Square, The Olde Pink House and outside the Andrew Low House, all which are haunted.

Another spooky site we visited was The Sorrel-Weed House. It was a house where a lot of dark history took place. In fact, you could also schedule a paranormal investigation, where you will be locked in the house for two hours and be given equipment where you could experience ghost activity on your own.

We ended the ghost tour at Wright Square, also known as the judicial square. It was a place where a person could be indicted, held, tried and have their sentence carried all in one place.

People would be executed and left hanging on the trees there and it is said that those hanging out in Wright Square in recent days have come out with scratches, blisters and boils.

Overall, the ghost tour was very spooky. There are numerous ghost tours that you could take in Savannah and it is best to do your research based on what you want to experience. What is also cool is that the city has a haunted pub crawl too that you can include in your Savannah, Georgia itinerary.

(Another super haunted spot outside the city is Bonaventure Cemetery. Click here to book your tour.)

Day 3 during a Savannah Trip:

A woman twirling in a square in Savannah during a 3-day weekend escape
Savor Morning Brunch during 3 Days in Savannah, GA:
A woman enjoying a mimosa at brunch during a 3-day weekend in Savannah

Because we loved the vibes at the Drayton Hotel, we decided to come back for brunch.

Not only is St. Neo’s Brasserie a bar, it is also lovely seafood brasserie and oyster bar. There is so much to choose from on their brunch menu as well, but I was honestly in the mood for an all American breakfast.

I enjoyed a mocha with a mimosa along with sunny side up eggs, maple sausage, grilled tomatoes, potatoes and mixed greens with a buttery biscuit. It was yummy! My mom enjoyed the avocado toast with poached eggs.

Walk through St. John the Baptist Cathedral:
A woman in front of St. John the Baptist Cathedral in Savannah

After brunch, we walked over to St. John the Baptist Cathedral, a beautiful French Gothic church that still holds Catholic masses to this day.

When mass isn’t in session, you could take a walk through the breathtaking church and admire all of the gorgeous stained glass windows, architecture and more. It is truly a site to see in Savannah during a 3-day weekend trip.

Learn the History Behind The Andrew Low House in Savannah:
A woman in front of the Girl Scouts House in Savannah

Originally from Scotland, Andrew Low was a prime example of a man who went from rags to riches and became the wealthiest man in Savannah after starting Andrew Low and Company, which helped export cotton over to the United Kingdom.

His nephew later came over to Savannah in 1829 (Andrew Low II) and built the home that is still standing there today. For many years, his home was known as one of the most comfortable accommodations in America.

Inside of the Andrew Low House

A tour in the Andrew Low House will take you through the parlors, dining room, library as well as the bedrooms upstairs. The house is beautiful and it is said that there are also hauntings here as well.

An Andrew Low Hour tour during a 3-day weekend in Savannah

An awesome fact about Andrew Low II is that his son married Juliette Gordon Low, who was the founder of Girls Scouts of the USA.

Juliette was formerly part of the Girl Guide movement in England and brought her knowledge over to Savannah where she began her big project that still exists today. (A fun fact is that I was a Girl Scout when I was in elementary school.)

(Another cool house to see in Savannah is the Davenport House.)

Get Cozy with Afternoon Comfort Coffee in Savannah:
Mirabell Cafe in Savannah during a 3-day weekend

When we were finished touring the Andrew Low House, we walked over to the lovely Mirabelle Café that is located off of Lafayette Square. It is here where you could get fresh Liège waffles, quality coffee or tea and also rent a boutique suite.

During our time here, I got a delicious chai latte with macadamia nut milk and my mom got a regular coffee. It was so comforting. Next time I go back, I’m definitely trying one of the waffles!

Cool off to Leopold’s Ice Cream – A MUST during a Savannah Itinerary:
A woman enjoying Leopold's ice cream during a 3-day weekend in Savannah

For over a century, Leopold’s has been serving award-winning, homemade ice cream to Savannah residents and visitors. It is a must-visit when you come to Savannah during a 3-day weekend because everything here is absolutely delicious!

Leopold's Ice Cream in Savannah, Georgia during a 3-day weekend

No matter when you visit Savannah, you will definitely be waiting on a line to get into Leopold’s on a nice day. What is awesome about Leopold’s is that they have staff members coming around and serving fresh water to those waiting on line. (It’s such a nice gesture!)

Overall, there are so many flavors to choose from at Leopold’s. There are also flavors of the month too! I savored the Savannah Socialite, which consisted of milk and dark chocolate ice cream with Georgia pecans and swirled with bourbon-infused caramel.

My mom had the Peanut Butter Chippy, which has all natural peanut butter ice cream with milk chocolate chips. Everything was delicious and we also enjoyed sitting inside and admiring all of the old ads, jukeboxes, Coca Cola machines and more. There is also a Leopold’s Ice Cream in Savannah/Hilton Head Airport!

Discover what is Happening on Savannah’s River Street:
River Street in Savannah, Georgia during a 3-day weekend

River Street in Savannah holds numerous restaurants, cafés, bars, candy shops, souvenir stores and more. It is also where you could enjoy the peacefulness of the Savannah River and catch views of the Talmadge Memorial Bridge that leads to South Carolina.

Some of my favorite spots on River Street is Wet Willies for frozen daiquiris, Savannah’s Candy Kitchen for fresh pralines and Byrd’s Famous Cookies. Overall, River Street is lively and filled with cobblestones and horse carriages to bring you back in time.

Savor a Last Dinner on the River in Savannah:
Seafood pasta from Vic's on the River in Savannah

One of the best places to enjoy dinner in Savannah is Vic’s on the River. It is a lovely seafood restaurant with Southern influence.

When you first enter Vic’s through River Street, you will need to walk through the bakery and take the elevator to get there. The restaurant is upscale and also features a piano man playing lovely songs.

Praline berry basket from Vic's on the River in Savannah

For dinner, my mom and I had white wine with our seafood plates. I savored the tagliatelle pasta with a lobster tail, crabmeat, scallops and shrimp in a butter white wine sauce. My mom enjoyed the crab cakes.

Two women enjoying dinner during a 3-day weekend in Savannah

Since it was our last night, we savored a delicious praline berry basket filled with pecans, vanilla ice cream, fresh seasonal berries and crème anglaise. Everything was amazing!

Below is a list of other great spots, outside of the city, to visit during a Savannah girls weekend:

  • Bonaventure Cemetery – Located in Thunderbolt, GA, Bonaventure Cemetery is known as one of the most famous cemeteries in the world because of how large it is (over 100 acres). It is also a beautiful spot to walk through as it features stunning oak trees and Spanish moss all around.
  • Wormsloe Historic Site – Situated just outside of the city, Wormsloe Historic Site features a picturesque property, surrounded by oak trees and Spanish moss. It boasts the colonial estate for Noble Jones who was a carpenter that arrived in Georgia in 1733 with James Oglethorpe and a group of English settlers.
  • Tybee Island – For those looking for some relaxing beach time during during their 3-day Savannah long weekend, Tybee Island is a barrier island that features white sandy beaches, a pier and lighthouse. It is located a half hour from the city.
  • Palmetto Bluff – If you’re looking for a private escape in the Savannah area, definitely visit the vibrant community of Palmetto Bluff. It is known as the Lowcountry’s best kept secret. Located in South Carolina, Palmetto Bluff is around 40 minutes north of Savannah.

A woman having fun on a 3-day weekend getaway in Savannah, Georgia

I hope you all enjoyed reading about my time in Savannah and discovering the best 3-day weekend itinerary. If you have any questions, please feel free to email me at [email protected]

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76 Comments

  1. Bliss Eatts on November 13, 2019 at 4:15 am

    What a great post on Savannah! It sounds like a beautiful city. Also your food recommendations are on point. Definitely want to visit Savannah now. I’ve never done a ghost tour but I’d be interested in the one you’ve written about.

    • Taylor Deer on November 13, 2019 at 9:53 am

      Thank you so much and I highly recommend it! The city is so charming and there is so much culture there. 🙂

  2. Brittany Sneller on November 13, 2019 at 1:06 pm

    How fun that you could spend a weekend here with your mum! Never been to Savannah, but Charleston is another popular getaway in the south. One day you’ll have to come to Asheville/Burnsville, NC where I’m from. You’d absolutely love it!

    • Taylor Deer on November 13, 2019 at 3:51 pm

      Thank you Brittany! It really was a nice time and I loved Charleston too! I definitely need to get to Asheville. It’s very high on my USA bucket list! 🙂

  3. World of Lina on November 13, 2019 at 3:26 pm

    Savannah looks really beautiful, even though it seems to be a haunted city! Seriously your Instagram stories freaked me out 😂

    • Taylor Deer on November 13, 2019 at 3:52 pm

      haha yes, it’s beautiful and seeing that photo freaked me out too! I’ve been doing way too many ghost tours lately lol

  4. Marisa on November 14, 2019 at 2:13 am

    Your trip to Savannah looked so perfect! I would especially love strolling through the historical city and having ice cream at Leopold’s! Loved all your photos as well!

    • Taylor Deer on November 14, 2019 at 11:07 am

      Thank you so much Marisa! It was definitely a lovely getaway! 🙂

  5. Maria on November 17, 2019 at 4:35 pm

    Wow Taylor you saw so much in just 3 days!! Georgia has been on my list for a while now and you just made me want to go there even more. The food looks delicious and I love the historical architecture !

    • Taylor Deer on November 17, 2019 at 4:37 pm

      Yes, Savannah is the perfect 3-day weekend getaway hotspot. I definitely recommend visiting when you come to the United States! 🙂

  6. Jane G. on June 5, 2020 at 7:14 am

    Thanks for the itinerary. I’ll use this one when I visit GA. I’m also planning to stay there for 3 to 5 days and I love to try new food so I’ll try those restaurants in Savannah GA and I will also try the ones I’ve read at https://www.visitsavannah.com.

    • Taylor Deer on June 5, 2020 at 9:07 am

      Of course and you would love Savannah! The food was absolutely amazing. 🙂

  7. Sharani Marie Spence on December 7, 2020 at 12:45 pm

    Gorgeous pics! I love Savannah but haven’t been there in years! Planning to visit soon and this blog post is just what I need. Can’t wait to re-visit downtown savannah georgia as well as my favorite restaurants like the Grey. Here is another great guide to check out for those planning to go; https://visitsavannah.com

    • Taylor Deer on December 7, 2020 at 6:22 pm

      Thank you so much! Savannah is such a beautiful city! 🙂

  8. Rebecca on February 2, 2021 at 11:05 pm

    Oh man, this brought me back to my long weekend here. It is such a magical city.

    • Taylor Deer on February 3, 2021 at 4:06 pm

      It really is Rebecca! I totally want to get back there as well. 🙂

  9. Michelle on February 5, 2021 at 10:32 pm

    What a fun weekend to experience with your mom! I knew Savannah had so much history and beautiful buildings but I didn’t know too much about the food scene. It looks absolutely delicious!

    • Taylor Deer on February 6, 2021 at 12:12 am

      It really was a nice time Michelle! The food there is definitely amazing. 🙂

  10. Brittany on February 5, 2021 at 11:20 pm

    I love this post, and I love Savannah! I actually used your post when planning my trip to Savannah last fall… It was super helpful! Loved re-visiting this post to re-read after experiencing Savannah for myself 🙂

    • Taylor Deer on February 6, 2021 at 12:13 am

      Thank you so much Brittany and I’m so happy to hear that you found it helpful for your trip. It really is such a great city! 🙂

  11. Emma on February 5, 2021 at 11:33 pm

    This looks like such a great place, what a really good itinerary. I love the look of all of the food and drinks, especially the lavender mocha. That sounds yum!

    • Taylor Deer on February 6, 2021 at 12:14 am

      Thank you so much Emma and Savannah really is a great city with a lot of culture. 🙂 The food was definitely one for the books!

  12. Megan on February 5, 2021 at 11:43 pm

    I have never been to Savannah; what a charming place it looks like! I think I would skip the cemetery though!

    • Taylor Deer on February 6, 2021 at 12:14 am

      It really is a charming place and yeah, if you get spooked out by paranormal activity, I would skip out on the ghost tour.

  13. Stefanie on February 5, 2021 at 11:52 pm

    What an holistic blogpost! I’ve never been to Georgia and honestly: Didn’t even have it on top of my mind. This might has changed now… 😉

    • Taylor Deer on February 6, 2021 at 12:15 am

      Thank you Stefanie and Savannah is a great city to visit. I recommend pairing it with Charleston, South Carolina. 🙂

  14. Neha on February 6, 2021 at 12:23 am

    Lovely pictures and a great post. Although I hv been to Savannah but that was a short trip from Hilton Head. But i did not miss the yummy Leopold’s ice cream.

    • Taylor Deer on February 6, 2021 at 8:14 pm

      Thank you so much Neha! I loved Leopold’s so much! 🙂

  15. Val on February 6, 2021 at 1:06 am

    Awesome post ! Always wanted to visit Savannah- love the pics !

    • Taylor Deer on February 6, 2021 at 8:14 pm

      Thank you Val! You would love Savannah. 🙂

  16. shazia on February 6, 2021 at 1:18 am

    Never been to Savannah but after reading your amazing journey, I will put it on my bucket list. Lovely pics! 🙂

    • Taylor Deer on February 6, 2021 at 8:15 pm

      Aw yay! You will love it so much. 🙂

  17. Margarita on February 6, 2021 at 5:08 am

    Looks like such a lovely town. I love strolling through and getting lost in historic neighborhoods. You completely forget where and when you are :). Love the idea of spending a weekend away with mum!

    • Taylor Deer on February 6, 2021 at 8:15 pm

      It really is Margarita! It’s a great mother-daughter city to explore. So charming and beautiful! 🙂

  18. isabella Biava on February 6, 2021 at 8:54 am

    Great post about Savannah, on my bucket list for when we can travel again. Hopefully soon. Amazing pictures as well.

    • Taylor Deer on February 6, 2021 at 8:16 pm

      Thank you Isabella! It really is such a beautiful city. 🙂

  19. Katy (A Rambling Unicorn) on February 6, 2021 at 9:05 am

    What a fun blog post! I’ve only visited Georgia once many years ago but I’d love to go back. Thanks for the inspiration!

    • Taylor Deer on February 6, 2021 at 8:16 pm

      Thank you so much Katy! Savannah is such a beautiful city with so much culture. 🙂

  20. Katherine on February 6, 2021 at 10:16 am

    So many fantastic things to do in Savannah, I don’t know if I would want to only spend a weekend here! I’d love to have a week to wander around and explore as much as possible. Thanks for the great guide Taylor!

    • Taylor Deer on February 6, 2021 at 8:17 pm

      Yes, I highly recommend pairing it with Charleston! If you’re a beach person, definitely add Hilton Head into your itinerary too. 🙂

  21. Suvarna Arora on February 6, 2021 at 10:25 am

    Savannah looks amazing and there is a lot to see. The food scene is great too. I would love to visit someday.

    • Taylor Deer on February 6, 2021 at 8:17 pm

      Yes, it is amazing Suvarna! Definitely pair it with Charleston when you come. Both are beautiful Southern cities. 🙂

  22. Helena on February 6, 2021 at 2:15 pm

    Savannah is somewhere I’ve always wanted to visit, it looks beautiful, I love all your photos!

    • Taylor Deer on February 6, 2021 at 8:18 pm

      Thank you so much Helena! You totally have to go someday and I recommend pairing this trip with Charleston. 🙂

  23. Paula Martinelli on February 6, 2021 at 3:22 pm

    I love Savannah and your post makes me want to go back again to explore some of the places you listed here that I still need to go to. The food is great, and I also have found some amazing places to eat. Great post!

    • Taylor Deer on February 6, 2021 at 8:18 pm

      Thank you Paula! It truly is a great city. I hope to go back one day too. 🙂

  24. Krista on February 6, 2021 at 4:21 pm

    Savannah looks like such a beautiful city to visit! I haven’t been before, but I’ve heard the food is fantastic!

    • Taylor Deer on February 6, 2021 at 8:19 pm

      It really is Krista! I loved it so much and the food truly was amazing. 🙂

  25. Kelly on February 6, 2021 at 4:49 pm

    What a fun itinerary and so glad you and your mom got to spend quality time together. Love your pictures and I need to eat all that delicious food.

    • Taylor Deer on February 6, 2021 at 8:19 pm

      Thank you Kelly! It really was a great mother-daughter getaway. 🙂

  26. cass on February 6, 2021 at 4:52 pm

    Love your white patterned dress! Also, it’s lovely you got to do this with your mom & cute you got to try out all these lovely places to eat and stay together!

    • Taylor Deer on February 6, 2021 at 8:20 pm

      Thank you so much Cassie! I’m getting her into travel lol. It’s much easier for us to do domestic trips vs. international. 🙂

  27. Venturing Venturas on February 6, 2021 at 5:22 pm

    Gorgeous! I love Savannah, I need to plan my next trip!

    • Taylor Deer on February 6, 2021 at 8:20 pm

      Thank you and it is a great city! 🙂

  28. Josy A on February 6, 2021 at 6:56 pm

    Savannah looks like a perfect place for a long weekend! I love the look of those pretty streets…and all that food!? Yum.

    p.s. I am loving your dresses too. 🙂

    • Taylor Deer on February 6, 2021 at 8:21 pm

      It truly was Josy! I loved everything about it. 🙂

  29. Michelle on February 6, 2021 at 8:03 pm

    My husband and I spent a week in Savannah in 2019 and we loved it so much. You visited several places that we didn’t, so I guess I need to plan another trip back and add these to the list!

    • Taylor Deer on February 6, 2021 at 8:22 pm

      Yes, it is so great and I would love to go back one day again. 🙂

  30. Caroline @ PACKTHESUITCASES on February 7, 2021 at 6:44 am

    I love your outfits! Oh and the post is great too 🙂 I’ve never heard of this place (my USA knowledge is embarrassingly lacking!) but it sounds brilliant. Especially all the food!

    • Taylor Deer on February 12, 2021 at 12:36 am

      Thank you so much Caroline! I highly recommend visiting if you’re traveling around the USA, especially the American South. 🙂

  31. Elizabeth on February 7, 2021 at 10:38 pm

    Great Savannah itinerary! I visited Savannah for three days last year and would love to go back. I loved walking around the historic downtown and visiting all the squares. I agree that Leopold’s is delicious! I would like to try more of the restaurants you mentioned.

    • Taylor Deer on February 12, 2021 at 12:39 am

      Thank you so much Elizabeth! I know I’ll definitely be back in Savannah at some point in the future too 🙂

  32. KrizzyM on August 18, 2021 at 12:08 am

    Thanks for this itinerary! I am currently looking for hotels in savannah ga and came across https://www.visitsavannah.com/hotels-motels. I have checked Perry Lane hotel as you recommend, and I think it is perfect for my savannah trip. I will also follow your recommended food and places. I love your photos by the way.

    • Taylor Deer on August 18, 2021 at 12:11 am

      You’re welcome Krizzy! I’m glad you found my itinerary helpful. You’re going to love Savannah! Such a fun and charming Southern city. 🙂

  33. Kara Flando on October 11, 2021 at 3:50 pm

    WOW! I LOVE what you do! Your details and links to specific websites is so helpful.
    Thank you for creating such an AMAZING travel blog!!

    • Taylor Deer on October 19, 2021 at 7:09 pm

      Thank you so much Kara! It means a lot. 🙂

  34. Marianna Geoffrey on February 9, 2022 at 12:52 am

    There are a lot of things to do in savannah ga if you want a memorable experience, visit Tybee Island https://visittybee.com/list/must-do-tybee-island-activities-first-time-visitors, there are so many events and places to check there that you won’t run out of things to do. One of our favorites is the tour of the Island by boat.

    • Taylor Deer on February 15, 2022 at 10:42 am

      Thank you for sharing! I would love to visit Tybee Island at some point. 🙂

  35. Don Davies on March 6, 2022 at 8:22 pm

    Savannah GA is just so beautiful! I really admire the hotels, restaurants and parks near Downtown and I usually get to know about these places through Blogs like this and sites like https://www.visitsavannah.com/hotels-motels ! I really recommend Savannah to first time vacationers and repeat visitors alike!

    • Taylor Deer on March 7, 2022 at 9:41 pm

      Thank you Don! It’s such a great city. 🙂

  36. Samanta on April 9, 2022 at 4:57 am

    Savannah’s Cathedral Basilica of St. John the Baptist is a must-see attraction. It brought back some pleasant memories for me. I can personally attest to Savannah’s beauty. Your three-day journey will undoubtedly be enjoyable. You may visit https://www.visitsavannah.com/food-drink for more Savannah attractions. On your vacation to Savannah, you can try some of these.

    • Taylor Deer on April 13, 2022 at 1:31 pm

      Yes, it is so beautiful there! I would love to revisit Savannah because I loved the city so much. 🙂

  37. moretha on May 7, 2022 at 6:56 pm

    Forsyth Park is an excellent location for wedding photography because of its historical site. Similarly, Victory North Savannah (https://www.victorynorthsavannah.com/venue-details) also hosted my cousin’s wedding. This event space has been turned into a picture-perfect wedding venue in a short period of time.

    • Taylor Deer on May 9, 2022 at 7:24 pm

      That is amazing! Thank you for letting us know. 🙂

  38. Edward Reeves on July 31, 2022 at 5:43 am

    Awesome! I was looking for things to do in Savannah, Ga for my third visit next month! I was already researching where to go from blogs and websites like https://visittybee.com/list/must-do-tybee-island-activities-first-time-visitors, and your blog came just in time! Thank you for your contribution! By the way, do you have any recommendations for pet-friendly hotels?

    • Taylor Deer on July 31, 2022 at 10:24 am

      Thank you! I would recommend the Kimpton Brice Hotel as a great pet friendly option. It’s also a luxury boutique hotel in the heart of the city. 🙂

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