Ideas For a Romantic Weekend Getaway in Savannah, GA
Savannah’s River Street offers some wonderful entertainment opportunities for local and out-of-town visitors alike. Between our famous waterway and downtown, the century-old buildings that once functioned as cotton warehouses have been converted to shops, restaurants, and nightspots.
Oozing that fabled southern hospitality, River Street is also a wonderful place to simply relax with your special someone and enjoy the cool breezes while the impossibly large container ships slowly pass by. Or perhaps a riverboat cruise would suit your fancy. On that rare occasion you have an opportunity for a romantic weekend getaway with just your spouse or significant other, Savannah is just the place to do it.
Here are more of our favorite Savannah options for grown-ups looking for a romantic weekend getaway:
Take a Tour
Savannah is full of historic tours options, whether you prefer walking, riding a Segway, taking a trolley, or even traveling in spooky style in the back of a hearse. Tours range from a 90 minute overview of historic Savannah to an all day adventure that allows you to hop on and off of the tour bus as you find interesting things to explore along the way. If you are feeling extra adventurous, you might dare to embark on a moonlit ghost tour of a few of our more haunted locations.
Stroll through City Market
City Market is Savannah’s prime destination for all things shopping and entertainment. The four block area is home to dining, enjoying adult beverages, admiring the fine arts and browsing in retail boutiques. The festive, inviting atmosphere of the City Market attracts both travelers and Savannah residents alike.
Make sure you stop by Byrd’s Cookie Company where you can sample Byrd’s Famous Key Lime Cooler or any other of their famous cookie flavors.And no romantic getaway weekend in Savannah’s City Market is complete without a dinner for two at Belford’s. Make sure to you make reservations to savor Belford’s very popular, award winning cuisine. Belford’s is a Savannah tradition where Chef Larry Balcarcel creates his unique masterpieces of steak and seafood. He has a passion for locally sourced ingredients that are seasonally available in the immediate area all year round.
Enjoy the beauty of Forsyth Park
Drive or stroll over to Forsyth Park for a romantic photo. It’s impossible to take a bad photo in front of Forsyth Park’s gorgeous fountain; it’s the perfect place for a snapshot or a selfie with the one you love.Forsyth Park is the largest park in the historic district of Savannah Georgia, adorning 30 acres of land just south of Gaston Street and north of Park Avenue and reaching from Drayton Street to Whitaker. Forsyth Park attracts manageable crowds with it’s constant buzz of socialization. Depending on when you visit you might catch a concert, a football game or a farmers market here.Plan on at least an hour to take in all the park has to offer.
Enjoy the Nightlife
When the sun goes down and you are looking for a place to unwind and reconnect with your sweetie,Moon River Brewing could be the place where the magic happens. Just remember that there’s more than meets the eye here. According to their website, “In 2003, the American Institute of Paranormal Psychology named Savannah the most haunted city in America. And what’s widely regarded as the most haunted place in Savannah? You guessed it- the Moon River Brewery.” There is always something fun (or spooky) brewing at Moon River. Drop in on one of their regular events in their 5,400 square foot beer garden where you can often find live music by local musicians plus all kinds of fun sponsored events.
Sleep in Comfort
Top off your stay with a night at the Hamilton-Turner Inn, the most romantic bed and breakfast in Savannah GA. Located in the heart of Savannah’s historic district, we are an oasis in the city. Offering your choice of 17 guest rooms, a stay in the Historic Hamilton-Turner Inn is guaranteed to be the perfect complement to your romantic weekend getaway.