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• Investigate the many historic sites of Savannah, which are its enduring legacy. Do not forget to bring a camera when walking through this legendary city’s hallowed streets. All of its storied landmarks sing of Savannah’s southern heritage, as each building and monument brilliantly captivates its unrivalled history.

• Explore the Juliette Gordon Low House, the restored home of the founder of the Girl Scouts. Her former home, an architectural treasure, is now a museum and learning place for the advancement of girls. Learn about her remarkable life and legacy in the museum—it offers fascinating tours and fun programs that bring history to life.

• Travel to the beautifully restored Colonial Park Cemetery, the final resting place for many of the city's earliest citizens. It's a popular stop for the many ghost tours in what's been called America's Most Haunted City.

• Visit the lovely Federal-style Davenport House, which was first occupied by mobile artisan Isaiah Davenport until 1827. Today, the Historic Savannah Foundation operates this fantastic historic structure as a house museum. Additional antebellum mansions resided nearby, too, which make the oak tree and their dripping Spanish moss a sight to behold.

• Journey over to the Green Meldrim Home , which was originally built for an English expat named Charles Green. Constructed in the 1830s, it rapidly became Savannah’s most expensive residence in the 19th century. General William T. Sherman even occupied the house during the American Civil War, writing his famous telegraph to Abraham Lincoln that notified the president of Savannah’s capture.

• Marvel at Savannah’s historic street-grid system. Recognized as a National Historic Landmark, most the routes intersect to form verdant public squares within which many monuments of the city’s past reside. In total, 22 beautiful squares proliferate throughout the downtown that feature their own glorious statues. Among the most noteworthy include Tomochichi’s Monument in Wright Square, the Casimir Pulaski Monument in Monterey Square, the Sergeant Jasper Monument in Madison Square, and the Nathanael Green Monument in Johnson Square.

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