Georgia’s founder, General James Oglethorpe, memorialized in Chippewa Square
In the most historic parts of Savannah it’s all about the squares, public green spaces with pathways and monuments or fountains—such as this one in Forsyth Park—every couple of blocks downtown.
The romantic Kehoe House, a circa-1890s residence-turned-inn on Columbia Square
Unwrapping a tamale at Rancho Alegre
The after-dinner crowd queues up at Leopold’s Ice Cream, which was established 98 years ago and stays open until midnight on weekends.
Heading down the staircase at The Kehoe House to breakfast with grits and herbed eggs and chats with storytelling chef Terre Reed
...breakfast with grits and herbed eggs...
...storytelling chef Terre Reed.
A welcoming patio in the Design District.
Shopping at Midge on W. Broughton Street.
Violinist Michael Houston of Beaufort says he prefers playing in Savannah squares because “people are more relaxed” and listen awhile.
Bottega Bellini’s handmade Italian home goods.
A view of the Telfair Museum’s Jepson Center from Jepson Square.
Jewelry on display at ShopSCAD.
Sunlight pours into the Jepson Center, one of three Telfair Museum sites in downtown Savannah. This building, designed by Moshe Safdie and opened in 2006, houses travelling contemporary art exhibits, including sculptures of Auguste Rodin from September to December.
Fine art displays fill ShopSCAD, at Bull and Charlton streets downtown.
Lofty apartments for overnight and longer stays at The Grant, a former garment factory that opened last year on Broughton Street.
The circa-1938 Art Deco Greyhound bus station was transformed into The Grey.
John “Johno” Morisano and chef Mashama Bailey’s bustling restaurant and oyster bar.
A boat cruises on Country Club Creek,
a whole sea trout “caught from the dock,”
and the rustic waterfront scene at sunset—all at The Wyld.