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Southern Vacation Guide of Savannah, Georgia

Southern Vacation Guide of Savannah, Georgia

Have you ever traveled to a location that truly has a story to tell and is full of historic value? If not, then Savannah, Georgia is the ideal place that holds true to the southern atmosphere. Packed with well-known artifacts, pleasing southern restaurants, and lively events; Savannah, Georgia is ideal for a family escapement. Serving as the perfect mix between the busy pace of the city and the moderate rural pace, Savannah is certainly a destination that stands out more than most.  Let’s get ready to partake in a travel guide fit for Savannah, Georgia filled with the top places to visit and encounter. 

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Southern Vacation Guide of Savannah, Georgia

KNOWN ARTIFICATS

Savannah, Georgia is home to the HBCU Savannah State University which serves as one of the most historic part of the city legacy. Founded in 1890, Savannah state is said to be the oldest institution of higher learning in the city of Savannah.  Interested in checking out the campus of Savannah State University and the tiger pride the campus is filled with schedule a tour around the time you plan to visit. Arranging a tour will give you more information about the key figures who created this historic HBCU and additional history of the great city Savannah. https://www.savannahstate.edu/

A well-known building on the Savannah State University campus.

If you think the information gained from visiting Savannah State University wasn’t quite enough, then including the First African Baptist Church to the travel route is the best thing to do. Built and organize in 1773 on Montgomery Street in Savannah, GA, the First African Baptist Church is a major antique feature of the Savannah culture. Under the leadership of 3rd Pastor Reverend Andrew C. Marshall, the church enjoys giving back and offer tours throughout the week. For only $10, get a detailed tour of the church and find out more about what the church has to offer and their efforts in the Savannah community. If eager to schedule a tour for your trip to Savannah, check out the link below. https://www.firstafricanbc.com/

PLACES TO EAT

Ever have a difficult time finding out great places to eat while on vacation? Well, don’t let that hinder you from traveling to Savannah. This travel guide of places to eat will certainly make the food decision entirely easier. There are two great places one can sit down and dine in while still having that comfort food and hospitality of the South.

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 The Grey, one of Savannah newest restaurant, is making an impact with their food, wine, and great customer service experience with Southern hospitality and the fine dining feel.  With the Black Southern Belle, Chef Mashama Bailey, serving as the creator and head chef of The Grey, she brings some of her personal southern preferences to create dishes that are soulful, new, and full of exquisite flavors. Fill with comforting tastes and new possible meals on every visit, The Grey should be one of the first stops to dine in Savannah. Find out how to make reservations for your time of travel in advance and more about the chef at the link below.  https://thegreyrestaurant.com

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Once you find yourself wanting more of the Savannah cuisine don’t look any further, Sisters of the New South will give you the southern experience to die for. Located on Skidaway Road, Sisters of the South, established by Black Southern Beau Kenneth and Black Southern Belle Vicky Brown, is one of many Southern family-owned businesses in Savannah, Georgia. From oxtails to lima beans and collard greens to smothered pork chop, Sisters of the New South wants you to taste the down-home Southern meals. Black Southern Belle Destinee Clark, 2018-2019 Miss Sophomore at Savannah State University, agrees and is thankful that it is six minutes away from the school. She “absolutely loves Sisters of the New South,” so why shouldn’t you? Check out more of Sisters of the New South and get a head start on planning the meal you want to enjoy.

https://www.thesistersofthenewsouth.com/Home

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RELAX VACAY SPOTS

If traveling to Savannah, Georgia on a warm weekend then visiting Tybee Island, should get added to your “Savannah Trip Bucket List.” Only a 20-minute drive from downtown makes it easier to relax on the beach and enjoy the sound of the crashing waves and outdoor life. Fit for a family outing or a Black Southern Belle that want some alone time. End your escarpment at the beach before you head back to your hometown.

Events You Can’t Miss

Looking for something more upbeat and lively, then the Savannah Music Festival will be a great experience. Filled with various artist, bands, and genres, leaving without enjoying yourself is impossible. This year from March 28-April 13 Savannah will be graced with the presence of Catherine Russell, Wycliffe Gordon, Delvon Lamarr, Angelique Kidjo Marcus Roberts and many more. From swing central jazz performances to acoustic musicians; Savannah will provide the most upbeat part of your Savannah, Georgia journey. Find out more at https://www.savannahmusicfestival.org/

When planning your trip to Savannah, Georgia, make sure you keep this quick little travel guide handy. As you are traveling, keep sharing your experience with Black Southern Belle by hashtagging #blacksouthernbelle on social media and continue to show the great vacay spots the South has to offer.

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