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Things To Do in Savannah, Georgia

Few cities in America rival the historic significance or the elegant beauty of Savannah. And one of the best things about our city is that most attractions of interest can be visited simply by walking among the stately Savannah, Georgia squares. In fact, the Savannah, GA Historic District lies right outside the doors of the Inn at Ellis Square. From horse-and-carriage rides to walking and ghost tours, one of our nation’s richest historic troves is waiting for you to discover it. Here are some highlights:

The Ellis Square Project
Adjacent to the hotel
Redevelopment of one of the six original squares laid out by Georgia founder James Oglethorpe

The Shops at Ellis Square
Adjacent to the hotel
Home to some of the finest shops, restaurants, and galleries in the area

City Market
Adjacent to the hotel
Shopping, dining, entertainment and more in a historic setting

Paula Deen's The Lady & Sons
2 blocks from the hotel
Famous for down-home Southern cuisine

Jepson Center for the Arts
3.5 blocks from the hotel
A new facility at Telfair Museum of Art, featuring galleries, educational resources, sculpture gardens, a café and more

Telfair Museum of Art
3 blocks from the hotel
A diversified arts museum tracing its history to 1886

Savannah Civic Center
4 blocks from the hotel
Home to approximately 900 events each year, including touring Broadway shows, concerts, ballet and much more

Savannah Visitors Center
6 blocks from the hotel
Home to a wealth of information about visiting Savannah

Savannah International Trade & Convention Center
Across the Savannah River, about 4 minutes by boat, 10 minutes by land
A state-of-the-art, 365,000-square-foot venue for conventions, meetings and special events

Savannah's Riverboat Cruises
4 blocks from the hotel on East River Street
River cruises aboard the Savannah River Queen and Georgia Queen

Lucas Theatre for the Arts
6 blocks east of the hotel
A magnificent historic theater dating from 1921, hosting concerts, operas, repertory theater, films and more

Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum
3 blocks west of the hotel
Exhibits of ship models, paintings and maritime antiques, housed in an elegant historic home

Dolphin Magic Cruises
Departs from River Street and Bull River Marina
Dolphin-watching boat tours, with views of historic landmarks, forts and lighthouses

Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace
6 blocks from the hotel
Elegant home of the founder of the Girl Scouts of the U.S.A.

Owens Thomas House, Davenport House Museum, Mercer House, Andrew Low House
All with easy walking distance of the hotel
Tour the most magnificent historic homes in Savannah

Roundhouse Railroad Museum
7 blocks from the hotel
Witness the story of how industry and the railroad shaped Savannah and Georgia

Tybee Island Beach
18 miles east of hotel and Historic District
Savannah’s popular seaside resort town

Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum
On I-95 at exit 102, Pooler, GA, minutes from Savannah’s historic district
Learn about the legendary exploits of the 8th Air Force of World War II

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As you can see, there is certainly no shortage of things to do in Savannah, Georgia. At the Inn at Ellis Square, you’re just steps away from the Savannah, GA Historic District and much more. Simply strolling among the picturesque Savannah, Georgia squares can keep you occupied — and charmed — for days. Our concierge will be happy to help you plan your adventures.

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