14 Dec A Photo Essay: Savannah, Georgia
Savannah, Georgia, is a city with a storied history. Plagued by fire, yellow fever, and war, one would think the city shouldn’t have amounted to much. Instead, what you will find now is beautiful architecture, cute coffee shops, delicious restaurants, quaint shops, southern charm and maybe even a few ghosts that just couldn’t bear to leave the city they once called home.
I’ve wanted to visit Savannah for years—when we lived in Florida, we were only a six hour drive away. Unfortunately, luck was never on our side and we weren’t able to take a weekend road trip like I had hoped. We’re now living in Minnesota, but a recent road trip to Florida for TBEX, a travel blog conference, gave us the perfect opportunity to plan a little detour.
We were planning on staying overnight, but found out there was a storm rolling in, and it was going to be a doozy. So, our plans changed at the last minute and we decided to head out after a short afternoon of exploring. We weren’t about to get stuck driving through the flash floods that were on the horizon.
We did still manage to pack quite a bit in during our short visit. Some of our stops included a visit to Bonaventure Cemetery to check out some of the historic gravesites, a walk around the riverfront and squares, browsing around some adorable boutiques, sipping on a coffee flight at The Collins Quarter, and marveling at the gorgeous architecture and mossy trees.
Savannah is a gorgeous city and one I’d definitely like to return to again in the future. One of these days, it might just happen, but until then, have a look at the side of Savannah, Georgia, that we did happen to explore.
Have you ever been to Savannah? What would you most like to see there?