Savannah is considered to be Georgia’s historic riverside city that was inhabited in the year 1733 by the British colonists that was led by a famous General named James Oglethorpe and a brave colonel named William Bull. The general is said to have defeated the enemy and make them retreat the city without the city being harmed. Hence, this city is said to have one of the biggest historic districts in the entire country as its architecture and charm is still intact.
The people of this beautiful city take extreme pride in their city and they love to drink. This is one of the major attractions of the city that has kept the tourism industry flourishing. The city is also popular for art and architecture and draws people from far and near who appreciate it. Visiting this city has never been a problem as it is well connected, both by land and air. Plenty of flights fly in and out of this city from different parts of the country and the tourists can easily visit this city at any time of the year.
There are plenty of private bus tours that are conducted every day. These bus tours take the tourists through the different places of interest with on-going commentaries in English. Tourists who can afford can also rely on horse and carriage to view the beautiful city at a much more leisurely pace. There are hotels that provide fine accommodation to the tourists at reasonable prices, but do not compromise on their quality of services. The trained staffs of the hotel ensure that their guests are thoroughly pampered so that their services are recommended to others.
The other major attractions in Savannah include the city market, which is a place full of entertainment, retail shops and restaurants. One can also visit the art centre located in the city market. The artists’ studios are said to occupy around 19000 sq. feet of space and is always crowded with both locals and tourists. With the new Ellis sq. that has been opened on 2010 March, parking in the heart of the city has become an easy option for everyone, especially in this tourist crowded area. Along the river Savannah, there are numerous restaurants and tourist targeted shops that are always filled with the enchanted tourists looking for ways to enjoy themselves. One could find the Waving Girl sculpture at the east-end of the river street. Forsyth Park is considered to be a large public park is crowned with a wonderful fountain. The Grayson stadium is said to be the home of Savannah’s Sand Gnats. The tourists can ride the ferry across the river Savannah or enjoy a picnic at the Forsyth Park. They can also visit the Jepson art centre and the Telfair art museum and view the different collections stored there.
There are plenty of entertainments for the tourists to enjoy and cherish. This is a city that can be visited by people of any ages, at any time of the year.