1. You will often pay less than a hotel . Homeway.com came up with a revealing infographic that compared average prices of hotels and B&Bs in major cities. In New York City, the average hotel charges $217 for a night, while a B&B comes in at around $169.
You should plan to spend around $122 per day on your vacation in Savannah , which is the average daily price based on the expenses of other visitors. Past travelers have spent, on average, $40 on meals for one day and $22 on local transportation. Also, the average hotel price in Savannah for a couple is $135.
Savannah is safe in certain areas, but there are some very dangerous areas that should be avoided. There will be a huge number of visitors in Savannah for St. Patrick’s Day and that will add to the danger. Be VERY aware of your surroundings at all times.
The best areas to stay in Savannah are the Downtown and adjacent Historic District, and here, you’ll find the majority of the luxury and upper mid-range accommodation.
A bed and breakfast (typically shortened to B&B or BnB) is a small lodging establishment that offers overnight accommodation and breakfast . Bed and breakfast is also used to describe the level of catering included in a hotel’s room prices, as opposed to room only, half-board or full-board.
Ten Things To Bring To A Bed-And-Breakfast Dietary needs. There will be some meal-service at the bed-and-breakfast , hence the name, so bring any dietary foods or supplements that you need daily. A clock. Bring an alarm clock for your room. Bath products. Alcohol. A power-strip. Something to watch. Snacks. Something to read.
Savor Savannah : Five foods you MUST try in Town Fried Green Tomatoes. This simple golden side peaked in popularity when the movie “Fried Green Tomatoes” came out in 1991. Shrimp & Grits. A staple on any Southern table, Shrimp & Grits is another hot dish that you won’t want to miss. Chatham Artillery Punch. Pralines. Peaches.
Savannah is 25.4% less expensive than Charleston . Savannah housing costs are 58.4% less expensive than Charleston housing costs. Health related expenses are 8.8% less in Savannah .
Physical Dangers Savannah has many trees. Unfortunately these trees can harbor hanging Spanish Moss. While pretty, Spanish Moss may contain tiny insects known as redbugs. They can burrow into a person’s skin and cause irritation and pain.
Savannah is not safe to EXPLORE at night – emphasis for a reason. The actual Historic District is quite small – despite what ads call the Historic District. It is safe to walk around this very small area. However, just blocks in any direction (except perhaps the River) is potentially quite dangerous .
The 50 Safest Cities in Georgia #1. Braselton . +16. Population 11,537. #2. Johns Creek . +3. Population 85,446. #3. Milton . Population 39,848. Median Income $120,595. #4. Senoia. -3. Population 4,352. #5. Summerville. -3. Population 4,275. #6. Holly Springs . +8. Population 12,369. #7. Tyrone. +24. Population 7,390. #8. Peachtree City . -2.
The best time to visit Savannah is from March to July when warm temperatures coax the tree leaves and azalea blooms out of hibernation. A cache of festivals also fill this high season, though because the weather is ideal, hotel rates may be on the pricey side.
Both Savannah and Charleston are coastal cities, so both have nearby barrier islands with beaches that are a short drive away. Savannah has Tybee Island while Charleston has Folly Beach, Sullivan’s Island, and Isle of Palms. For the abundance of beaches alone, Charleston wins in this category.
Savannah is one of the most interesting, easy-going and attractive cities we’ve had the pleasure to visit. With 3 days in Savannah we had enough time to not only see the sights, but more importantly soak up the city’s charm, delve into its history and embrace the many stories it has to offer.