East Coast Day Trips: Savannah, GA

When buying a home in Savannah, talk to your local real estate agent about activity’s outside of the area. It is important to look at some of the non-real estate features in the area as well. After all, buying a luxury home is more than just living in an area, it is about being able to enjoy the area as well. While Savannah has much to offer right within its city limits, those considering moving here will be pleased to know that there are many adventures awaiting within a few hours of the city.


Day Trips From Savannah In Less Than Four Hours


When looking for a little adventure, there is much to be found within a short distance of Savannah. Depending on what you are searching for, you will find that just about any type of experience is within driving distance of the city.


  • Atlanta. Atlanta offers everything that one could hope for in a major city. A visit to the Coca Cola museum is fun,or walk next door to the Atlanta Aquarium to see the whale sharks and other magnificent marine life is exciting. Walk through the Olympic Park area or explore some of the most unique shops in the downtown area. You can find magnificent restaurants to try, indulge in a night out on the town with many different entertainment venues, or explore the Atlanta underground for those who are history buffs.


  • Hilton Head. Hilton Head is a beautiful beach town that can only be described as breathtaking. The city is calm and peaceful, yet there is so much there that can be enjoyed. Stake out a place on the beach for a fun day in the sun, then hop over to the downtown area for an evening of entertainment and nightlife. If you love to bring your dog to the beach, Hilton Head allows dogs anywhere on the beach from October until April.


  • Charleston. Charleston is a magical town filled with history and great food. Visit the fort where the “shot heard round the world” was fired and started the Civil War. Indulge in “Low Country” cooking and tour through some of the most beautiful Colonial and Civil War era homes in South Carolina. Visitors may also want to view the Charleston Aquarium to learn about marine life off of the South Carolina coast. The aquarium has an amazing “touch pond” that is fun for all ages.


  • Jacksonville. Just a short trip south on I-95 will bring you to Jacksonville. Jacksonville is the largest city in Florida by overall area, but is not so large that it is not charming. Enjoy Jacksonville Beach or visit the Navy Station for a tour. Jacksonville has a great nightlife scene and for sporting fans, you will love the variety of events that take place year round.


Of course, there are so many other places that can be visited that are even closer to Savannah. Tybee Island is minutes from the city and has one of the best beaches in the area, as well as delicious seafood. St. Mary, Georgia is a very small town on the southern border near Florida where you can visit and take a boat out on an island that still has wild horses.


With so much to do and see near Savannah, it is no wonder that everyone loves this historical town.