Local Attractions

You will find a full array of services and recreational opportunities throughout Savannah. The following suggestions are within walking distance of the Residence Inn – Downtown Savannah.


River Street: Shops and eateries along Savannah’s historic riverfront.

City Market: Open air market with shops, galleries, restaurants, and bars. Start at the corner of Jefferson and West St. Julian Streets.

Broughton Street: A variety of restaurants and shops, including some well-known chains.

Nearby Restaurants

The Distillery
Pub food and large selection of craft beers
416 W Liberty Street

The Grey
Upscale restaurant and bar serving modern Southern dishes
109 Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard

Casual Mexican restaurant and bar
119 Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard

Rancho Allegre
Cuban restaurant and bar
402 Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard

Savannah Coffee Roasters
Coffee, sandwiches, and desserts
215 W Liberty Street

Mellow Mushroom
Pizzeria and bar
11 W Liberty Street

Crystal Beer Parlor
American bistro and bar
301 W Jones Street

J Christopher’s
Popular breakfast and lunch spot
122 E Liberty Street

Lulu’s Chocolate Bar
Desserts and cocktails
42 Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard

The Chromatic Dragon
Bar food with video games and board games
514 Martin Luther King Boulevard

Museums and Attractions

The Coastal Museums Association features a directory of area museums.

American Prohibition Museum
This new museum explores the era of Prohibition in Savannah.
209 West St. Julian Street

Georgia State Railroad Museum
Located in old Central of Georgia Railway Savannah facilities, the museum offers displays of historic railcars and train rides.
655 Louisville Road

Ships of the Sea Museum
Exhibits of ship models, paintings, and maritime antiques are housed in a historic mansion with beautiful gardens.
41 Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard

Telfair Museums: Telfair Academy, Owens-Thomas House, Jepson Center
The Telfair Academy and Jepson Center, both on Telfair Square, offer a range of art and exhibits. The Owens-Thomas House is a historic house museum located on Oglethorpe Square.

Ralph Marks Gilbert Civil Rights Museum
The museum includes photos, videos, and interactive exhibits about the civil rights movement in Savannah.
460 Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard

Savannah Visitors Center
301 Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard

SCAD Museum of Art
This modern art museum is part of the Savannah College of Art and Design.
601 Turner Boulevard, Savannah

A Short Drive

Tybee Island
Beach community approximately a 30 minute drive from downtown Savannah

Skidaway Island State Park
This state park along the Skidaway River offers nature programs and walking trails.

Wormsloe Historic Site
This historic site features tabby ruins, trails, and a famous oak-lined driveway.

Fort Pulaski National Monument
Visitors to the Civil War-era fort and surrounding Cockspur Island, located between Savannah and Tybee Island, can enjoy guided tours of the fort as well as hiking, bird watching, and views of the Savannah River.

Savannah Wildlife Refuge
A driving tour of the Savannah Wildlife Refuge, located in Coastal Georgia and South Carolina, is a great opportunity to see alligators and other local wildlife.