Founded by James Oglethorpe in 1733, Savannah is known as America’s first planned city and is a contender for Conde Nast's 2018 Readers' Choice Awards. Recognizing the city's beauty, Savannah’s Historic District was designated a Historic Landmark District in 1966, making the 2.2 square mile area one of the largest historic districts in the county. Our hotel near the Savannah, GA Historic District, the Baymont Inn & Suites Savannah/Garden City, is your ideal choice when visiting The Hostess City. Check in with our competitive hotel deals to see how you can make the most of your stay!
As the setting for the Battle of Savannah in the Revolutionary War and a home to many Confederate generals in the American Civil War, any history buff will adore the areas historical significance. Learn more about Savannah in wartimes with one of the many guided tours available in the area!
Explore the area with ease from our hotel near the Historic District in Savannah, GA. Opt for the tour of your choice from a selection of contenders or simply explore on foot. Old Town Trolley Tours of Savannah takes you on an unlimited hop-on, hop-off traditional trolley experience, while Old Savannah Tours offers a uniquely personal re-enactions of Savannah’s spellbinding history. Take an aquatic approach on the Savannah Riverboat Cruises where you will enjoy a traditional meal while you soak up some history and culture!
Savannah’s Historic District is the epitome of Old South charm. This walkable district is known for its beautiful squares. Pack a picnic and enjoy a day outside in one of the oak-lined squares or Forsyth Park!
Thanks to careful preservation by the Historic Savannah Foundation, stunning buildings populate the large district. Tourists flock to Savannah each year to visit the birthplace of Juliette Low, the founder of the Girl Scouts. Another notable home in Savannah’s Historic District is The Mercer Williams House, a historical home built in 1868. The house was immortalized in the book & film Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil and is rumored to be haunted.
Enjoy a stroll down the cobblestone streets and step back into the Old South during your next stay at our hotel near the Historic District of Savannah, GA!
More than 40% of the buildings in Savannah’s Historic District have architectural or historical significance. The astonishing restoration work put into these fabulous structures allows visitors to feel like they have been transported back to the Civil War era.
Originally designed by James Oglethorpe, Savannah was designed to incorporate 24 green squares amidst the cities beautiful buildings. Today, 22 of these squares remain in the city center and are as beautiful as ever. A popular spot for picnics and wedding, a trip to Savannah isn’t complete without a stroll through one of the Savannah Historic District’s famous squares.
This idyllic park in Savannah’s Historic District features large walkways, perfect for a lazy Sunday stroll or a peaceful bike ride. The park is full of trees covered in gorgeous Spanish moss and the iconic fountain is the perfect place to sit and do some people watching.