Top 5 Road Trip Destinations Near Savannah, GA

Nov 07, 2017 - 1 minute read

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The Savannah History Museum

Here you can journey through the city’s history beginning in 1733. You’ll explore the Revolution and Civil War as well as modern historical moments. In addition, they offer exhibits that highlight Savannah’s cultural and artistic contributions which include Forrest Gump’s bench.

The Olde Pink House

Savannah’s most recognizable restaurant, this establishment is located adjacent to the Savannah Hotel. Guests enjoy Low Country cuisine while dining in the city’s only 18th-century mansion. Seating is available indoors or out with live entertainment provided nightly.

Lafayette Square

Lafayette Square is the home of The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist as well as a lovely place to relax or enjoy a stroll. Plaques offer an explanation of Savannah’s history while the beautiful area provides excellent photo ops.

Skidaway Island State Park

Bordered by Georgia’s Intracoastal Waterway, this is the perfect place to view local wildlife. Trails take you through maritime forests, along the boardwalk, and past salt marshes. Finish your tour with a stop at the observation tower for fantastic views of the surrounding area. Campgrounds are available.

Oatland Wildlife Center

The Oatland Wildlife Center is only 15 minutes from Savannah’s downtown district. Here you can enjoy a two hour hike around the loop which includes glimpses of native plants and wildlife such as alligators, cougars, and fox. This is ideal for families, and a petting zoo is located on the grounds.

Whether a history buff or wildlife enthusiast, you are sure to enjoy the many road trips available around Savannah. Contact our dealership for help in safely arriving at these many splendid destinations.

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