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recommended Elizabeth on 37thBest meal we had in Savannah. The main dishes were fantastic, and even the sides were excellent. Luckily, they also sold their cookbook so I could go home and recreate their delicious Southern Creamed ... read moreRice recipe which has jasmine rice, prosciutto, shitake, carrot, zucchini, cream, and parmesan. While the dessert here didn't wow me, everything else did.Craig Kellar
Lisa, there are plenty of places to get great good in Savannah, but this was our favorite. I've also made many recipes from the cookbook I bought while we were there.
- Forsyth ParkSavannah, Georgiarecommended Forsyth ParkForsyth is one of America's great city parks. With an expansive, well manicured lawn, tree lined walks and impressive fountains, it is one of the highlights of any trip to Savannah. The main entrance ... read moreto the park is located on Gaston Street and lines up perfectly with Bull Street. Straight ahead is a walkway lined with benches leading toward the main fountain. The fountain is a copy of an identical fixture in Paris. In the center of the park you can see the Confederate Civil War Memorial, which honors the Civil War dead from Georgia. The streets surrounding the park are lined with many fine old mansions.
- The Olde Pink House23 Abercorn Street, Savannah, GArecommended The Olde Pink HouseWe visited the Olde Pink House by recommendation on our honeymoon and it was definitely worth the trip. Set in an 18th century mansion not far from River Street, the Olde Pink House serves up many ... read morelocal favorites, including fried green tomatoes and she-crab soup. The rooms are all still decorated in Victorian style with chandeliers and paintings everywhere.
- Sorrel-Weed House6 West Harris Street, Savannah, GA 31401-4354recommended Sorrel-Weed HouseThe Sorrel-Weed is one of the many fine Savannah mansions that you can tour. During our visit our tour guide taught us about how Savannah survived the Civil War. We were able to see everything from ... read morethe opulent living and dining rooms to the slave quarters. She even dished on the gossip of the Sorrel family. In the evenings the Sorrel-Weed House is one of the stops on the many ghost tours of Savannah.
- Bonaventure Cemetery330 Bonaventure Road, Thunderbolt, GA 31404-3222recommended Bonaventure CemeteryIt's not that often that I go out of my way to see a cemetery. However, Bonaventure has that kind of reputation. Made famous by "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil," Bonaventure is the final ... read moreresting place of Savannah's most famous citizens. Johnny Mercer and Conrad Aiken are buried there. However it's really the incredible statue work that has gone into many of the graves that makes Bonaventure more of an artwork. Full life statues of people and angels abound. In addition, the cemetery is located right on the water and is overhung by large trees and Spanish moss.Rich Carriero
It's as much a work of art as a cemetery.
recommended Tybee IslandTybee Island is Savannah's beach resort. Located at the mouth of the Savannah River, Tybee Island enjoys gradually sloped sandy beaches. There's a profusion of wildlife including sand pipers and ghost ... read morecrabs. The lighthouse and museum are interesting.Rich Carriero
The warmer the better.
- Bay Street Blues17 East Bay Street, Savannah, GA, United Statesrecommended Bay Street BluesIf you're planning to be in downtown Savannah, Bay Street Blues is a fun little bar that has a great ambiance. If you're a beer drinker you'll be pleased to know that they have about a dozen beers on ... read moretap. You'll also find a DJ spinning tunes, and the atmosphere is super friendly since a lot of the people there are locals - and regulars.