Presidents' Quarters Inn

225 East President Street, Savannah, Georgia 31401
Innkeeper(s): Jane Sales

Elizabeth’s on 37th and Other Treasures in Savannah’s Starland Design District 27 Jul 2015, 9:00 am

Numerous areas through out Savannah are filled with interesting things. One of the Presidents Quarters’ Inn’s favorite areas is the Starland Design District. Most guests to this beautiful city head straight to the historic district, but what they are missing out on is the gem of the southern city. Take time to discover all that the Starland Design District has to offer, from fantastic eateries to local artist galleries. Here are just a few things you should check out, including Elizabeth’s on 37th, when you are in the district!

1. Elizabeth’s on 37th

For the finest dining the Starland District has to offer, head over to Elizabeth’s on 37th. This perennial favorite features a seven-course meal. Elizabeth’s on 37th is, of course, located on 37th street and was the creation of Chef Elizabeth Terry and her husband Michael. This is a favorite among locals and visitors alike. Don’t miss a lovely evening with your significant other at Elizabeth’s on 37th during your time in Savannah!

2. Back in the Day Bakery

For all of you with a sweet tooth, we have the best place in the district for you to try. At Back in the Day Bakery it is nearly impossible to decide which delicious treat you want to try. You can never go wrong with the Bakery’s Old Fashioned Cupcakes or the Star Brownies. Everything offered at the Bakery is scrumptious and makes perfect gifts for friends! Make sure you grab a treat for the trip home!

3. Green Truck Pub

There is nothing better than a juicy burger at the Green Truck Pub. The Pub was created to provide Savannah with a casual place to eat and drink well. Everything served at the Pub is handmade, from the ketchup to the pimento cheese. Josh and Whitney took a dream and turned it into a reality. The Green Truck Pub is a must when in Savannah, not only for its mouth-watering food but also for its location. Sit back and bite into one of the best burgers served in the city!

4. Chef Darin’s Kitchen Table

When in Savannah, one must learn the art of cooking authentic southern cuisine. Take cooking lessons with Chef Darian. Designed with maximum hands-on opportunity in mind, the kitchen is furnished with five KitchenAid dual-ranges and double wall-ovens, the dream of every cook for his or her personal kitchen! After creating delicious masterpieces, each guest gets to sit down and enjoy what he or she made! Check out the different classes offered at Chef Darin’s Kitchen Table here.

Now that you know about Elizabeth’s on 37th and Other Treasures in Savannah’s Starland Design District, it is time for you to plan your trip to Savannah. The Presidents’ Quarters Inn offers a selection of lovely rooms and suites, which are all elegantly decorated to match the southern charm of the city. This charming bed and breakfast, located right on Oglethorpe Square, neighbors several prominent historical sites and offers easy access to the Starland Design District. We hope to see you soon!

 

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Do You Dare to Go on a Savannah Ghost Tour? 20 Jul 2015, 9:00 am

There are numerous ways to explore the stunning city of Savannah. From historic walks to carriage tours, guests to the Southern city are sure to find a way to see all of it. One fantastic way we here at the Presidents Quarters’ Inn enjoy seeing the city is on a Savannah Ghost Tour. The exciting and spooky tours will leave Goosebumps on your arms and send chills down your spine. This tour is not for the weak at heart. The question at hand now is, do you care to go on a Savannah Ghost tour? Read on to find out what they entail.

1. Savannah Tours by Foot

Explore the streets of Savannah on a Creepy Crawl Tour! Your tour guide will tell thrilling tales of the past on the Haunted Pub Tour. During your journey through the streets of Savannah, you will be welcomed into some of the city’s finest pubs! Make sure to put on your walking shoes! This tour, which lasts for two and a half hours, cost $20 a person. You must be 21 years or older to participate!

2. Hearse Ghost Tours

Have you ever been on a Hearse Ghost Tour? Well, after a visit to the mysterious city of Savannah, you can say you have. The Hearse Ghost Tour company offers over two-dozen ghost tours, but only one of them transports you in an actual hearse. You learn about the intriguing history of the city while you pass by cemeteries and haunted buildings. Adults cost $15 and children cost $10. Reservations are necessary and can only be made by phone. Click here to find out more. Warning, the ride is a little bumpy.

3. Sixth Sense Savannah

This Savannah ghost tour will send chills up and down your spine. Guests will be taken through the historic district on the Sixth Sense Savannah Tour. This family-friendly tour is perfect all ages! Every family tour departs at 7 P.M. If you are looking for something a little spookier, try the 18-and-up tour, which begins at 9:30. Both of the tours depart from Clary’s Café! During this wonderful yet frightful two-hour walking tour, guests will explore haunted houses and learn about Poltergeists, shadow people, orbs, exorcisms, tunnels, root doctors, voodoo and more. The Sixth Sense Savannah also offers tours of the Bonaventure Cemetery! Make sure to make reservations. They are required for every tour offered by Sixth Sense.

These are just a few of our favorite Savannah Ghost Tours. After deciding which one you dare to take, make sure you have the perfect place in which to relax. There is no better place to stay while in the beautiful southern city than at the Presidents’ Quarters Inn! Offering a selection of lovely rooms and suites, which are all elegantly decorated to match the southern charm of the city, the Inn has a room that will suit your needs. Your stay comes with a full delicious breakfast each morning so your days will begin on a bright note! We can’t wait to hear about your mysterious adventures!

 

 

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3 Reasons Why Mrs. Wilkes Dining Room is a Must 13 Jul 2015, 9:00 am

There is truly nothing more important than food. Whether it’s a bowl of creamy pasta or a slice of rich, decadent chocolate truffle torte, everyone enjoys munching on good food. No matter what you do, one thing that is a must when touring the southern city is a visit to Mrs. Wilkes Dining Room. This lovely establishment offers visitors an experience like no other. Here are just four reasons why Mrs. Wilkes Dining Room is a must when you come to Savannah.

1. The Food

Although this is an obvious reason, it is definitely the main reason to visit Mrs. Wilkes Dining Room. The Southern home cooking will make your taste buds exploded. From the fried chicken to the macaroni and cheese, your entire family will be satisfied. The menu also includes Squash, Rice & Gravy, Mashed Potatoes, Candied Yams, Collard Greens, Okra & Tomatoes, Brown Rice, Potato Salad, Apple Salad, Macaroni Salad, English Peas & Noodles, Baked Beans, Cole Slaw and so much more. A line gathers at the door of the dining room at 107 West Jones Street every morning. The doors open at 11:00 A.M. and the crowds fill in, wanting a seat. Make sure to get there early to ensure you get a seat! The seasonal menu is subject to change.

2. Dining Experience

If the food isn’t reason enough to visit, then the unique way of dining might just draw you in. You will be seated at a table for ten with strangers. This interesting way of making sure a person occupies every seat in the dining room allows you to have a different dining experience. The tabletop will be covered with platters of fried chicken and cornbread dressing, sweet potato soufflé, okra gumbo, and of course classic southern biscuits. Family style is the way Mrs. Sema Wilkes intended the dining room to be run when she first opened it in the 1940’s. This is a neat way to enjoy a meal with neighbors and strangers.

3. The History

In most Southern cities, there was a boardinghouse where visitors to the town could find a simple, quiet room and home cooking. In 1943, young Sema Wilkes took over a boardinghouse in the historic downtown Savannah. Her goal was to make a living by offering comfortable lodging and delicious home style cooking served family style. Mrs. Wilkes picked up were the previous owner left off. She cultivated relationships with the local famers who provided the sweet potatoes for her mouthwatering sweet potato soufflé. Come experience the history through the dining room and the food.

Savannah features numerous restaurants, but Mrs. Wilkes Dining Room is a must when you come to visit! While you are planning your visit to this Savannah staple, make sure you have a place to stay. Your experience while in Savannah will be enhanced when you choose Presidents’ Quarters Inn as your bed and breakfast. Our wide selection of lovely rooms and suites are all tastefully decorated to match the southern charm of the city. Start planning your trip today!

 

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4 Great Seafood Restaurants in Savannah GA 6 Jul 2015, 9:30 am

Everyone loves a fresh plate of seafood, whether it’s fried shrimp or crab cakes. Savannah is not lacking when it comes to the best seafood in the state. When you come to visit us at the Presidents Quarters’ Inn, we desire our guests to create unforgettable memories. As you plan your days in the city, make sure to include the following 4 seafood restaurants in Savannah GA on your list.

1. Pearl’s Saltwater Grille

Nestled away from Savannah’s historic and commercial distract, Pearl’s Saltwater Grille serves wonderful food that you don’t want to miss. Munch on hushpuppies with honey butter, while enjoying the stunning view of the Herb River. Not only is the food at Pearl’s excellent, the service is great! The selection of seafood at the Grille will make choosing just one thing difficult. From fried seafood to steamed Alaskan crab legs, Pearl’s has something for every palate. The crab stuffed flounder is one of the best items on the menu!

2. Olde Pink House

A Savannah icon, the Olde Pink House is dishing out some of the finest seafood in the city. Whether you are craving crispy fried lobster tails or sautéed shrimp and scallops in Parmesan cream sauce over fettuccine, this top-notch restaurant is a fantastic place to enjoy a relaxing dinner or light lunch! The menu also features steak and pecan crusted chicken for those in your party that don’t want seafood!

3. Crab Shack

If you are looking for something a little casual but still delicious, head to the Crab Shack! Located on Tybee Island right next to Savannah, the Crab Shack is one of the best places in town! Enjoy mouthwatering platters of seafood while taking in the scenic views of the waterways! This restaurant offers both indoor and outdoor seating and wonderful service! Seafood lovers will be in paradise with the massive selection of fresh fish the Shack offer, from boiled shrimp to buckets of oysters. The low country boil is a staple at the Crab Shack!

4. Driftaway Café

This Café is taking a different approach to seafood. The Café boasts a fantastic selection, including spicy tuna tacos, a Gullah oyster sandwich and a fried grouper sandwich! The Café also offers an array of classics, like pan roasted salmon and a seafood combo platter with fried buttermilk shrimp and Gullah fried oysters. No matter what you desire, Driftaway Café has it all, from seafood to salads! This is a must on our list of great seafood restaurants in Savannah GA.

Savannah is a fantastic place to eat your way through! While you are planning at which restaurants in Savannah GA to eat when visiting, make sure you have a place to stay. Your experience while in Savannah will be enhanced when you choose Presidents’ Quarters Inn as your bed and breakfast. Our wide selection of lovely rooms and suites are all elegantly decorated to match the southern charm of the city. Start planning your trip today!

 

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3 Hit Movies Filmed in Savannah 30 Jun 2015, 1:30 pm

Savannah is known for an array of things, from its delicious food to its sweet southern style. One special thing that people are reminded of when thinking of Savannah is the beautiful setting. Several films have been shot in this picturesque city, giving people another reason to come and explore Savannah! When you come to stay with us at the Presidents’ Quarters Inn, you will have several opportunities to step into the your favorite movie that was filmed in Savannah or the surrounding area. Here are 3 hit movies filmed in Savannah that you should definitely watch before visiting the city!

1. Forrest Gump

One excellent movie filmed in Savannah is Forrest Gump. The icon bench scene is located in the heart of Savannah. The most frequently asked question of visitors to the city is where is the Forrest Gump bench located. An interesting fact about the movie, 80% of the film was actually just Forrest sitting on the bench. The bench was once located at Chippewa Square; however, it has been relocated to the Savannah History Museum. Take a step into the movie and be transported into the life of Forrest Gump with a visit to this special location and the museum!

2. Force of Nature

Featuring stunning shots of Savannah throughout the film, Force of Nature gives you a glimpse of the southern city before you have the opportunity to explore it yourself.  From DeRenne Avenue to the historic downtown, an array of locations and people are featured in the movie, starring Sandra Bullock and Ben Affleck. The Comer House, located on the corner of Taylor and Bull Street on Monterey Square, is seen in the first few minutes of the movie as Bridgette tries to escape her parent’s bickering. The movie also has scenes featuring the Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse of Savannah! Rent this movie for awesome shots of Savannah!

3. The Last Song

For all you romantics out there, this is a movie you must see! The Last Song, a Nicholas Sparks’ novel that was turned into a movie in 2010, might cause you to shed a few tears while watching it. This heart wrenching film follows the love story of Veronica and Will, portrayed by Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth. The movie was filmed on neighboring Tybee Island, just a few minutes outside of Savannah! This love story is the first film to be both shot and set on Tybee Island! Take a day trip to the Island to see where every scene was filmed!

As you are planning which hit movies filmed in Savannah to watch next, start planning a trip to see all the sights on which the films where shot! Come stay at The Presidents’ Quarters Inn – our historic Savannah boutique hotel. We offer you the finest accommodations and will provide you a signature gourmet breakfast every morning of your stay. You will be able to choose from any of the 16 rooms that the Inn has to offer. You can book your stay today to help ensure that you will have a fantastic trip that you’ll remember! Start watching your movie marathon today!

 

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Spend an afternoon at Gryphon Tea Room Savannah 24 Jun 2015, 9:00 am

When you think classic southern food, having high tea might not be the first thing that pops into your mind. From traditional home cooking to interesting takes on classic dishes, Savannah is bringing food to life in new and old ways. One thing we, here at the Presidents Quarters’ Inn, love is going to the Gryphon Tea Room Savannah! Here are just a few reasons we love the Tea Room.

Located at Bull and Charlton in the ornate 1926 Scottish Rite building, the Gryphon Tea Room Savannah offers an intimate experience in an elegant atmosphere. The architecture of the building with its carved mahogany bookcases and original stained glass panels will take your breath away. Sip on a cup of tea with a delicious scone while you enjoy a front row seat to the iconic Bull Street. Sit back and relax while enjoying a cup of tea or your afternoon cup of joe!

The Tea Room is the premier café of the Savannah College of Art and Design. The beautiful café, located in Savannah’s Madison Square, offers a timeless experience, which begins the moment you enter the Tea Room. The cafés menu features traditional favorites made with fresh, seasonal ingredients from local sources. Whether you are looking for a light lunch or Sunday brunch, the café offers both! Plus, the dessert at the Tea Room is unforgettable. A few of our favorites are the carrot cake, almond pound cake and, of course, the Affogato espresso, vanilla ice cream and shortbread cookie combination!

If coffee isn’t really your thing and a cup of tea doesn’t really suite your fancy, one drink that is a favorite among locals and visitors alike is the dirty chai latte. This slightly spicy drink combines a classic India Tea with a shot of espresso and milk to create a drink that will make your taste buds explode. If it is warm out, the drink is just as good or maybe even better iced! Enjoy at the café or on the go! Make sure to grab a sweet treat on your way out!

The Gryphon Tea Room Savannah features a superb High Tea. Take an afternoon during your trip to Savannah to experience a true High Tea, featuring a nice selection of finger sandwiches, scrumptious pastries, buttery scones, and top-notch tea; you are sure to have a wonderful time. This is a must when in the beautiful city of Savannah.

Savannah offers so much for visitors, and the Gryphon Tea Room Savannah is one of many things you should try while in the area! As you are deciding where to stay during your time in the area, make sure to check out The Presidents’ Quarters Inn. Offering a selection of lovely rooms and suites, you are sure to find one that fits your needs. This charming bed and breakfast is a wonderful place in which to relax after visiting the Gryphon Tea Room Savannah. We hope you enjoyed reading about the Tea Room and that it helped you decide what you are going to do while you are visiting the area!

 

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Take in the Sites on a Savannah Riverboat Cruise 18 Jun 2015, 1:00 am

One of the best ways to see Savannah is aboard a Riverboat Cruise! As the summer weather sweeps into the city, seeing the beautiful sites can be best enjoyed from the cool seat on a Savannah Riverboat Cruise. We, here at the Presidents Quarters’ Inn, want you to see all that there is to see in our wonderful city. To help you decide which Riverboat Cruise to sail aboard, we have made a list of a few of our favorite ones to take! Read on to find out more!

1. Savannah Riverboat Harbor Sightseeing Cruise

Passengers aboard the Harbor Sightseeing Cruise will learn about the fascinating tales and intriguing historical facts of Savannah from the Captains while they sail along the Savannah River. As you tour the river that was once used by the founders of the city, you will see the statue of “the waving girl”. Guests should take advantage of the large-pane window views in the dining room and canopied, open-air third deck! During the months of April through October, the Harbor Sightseeing Cruise departs daily at 2 P.M., 4 P.M., and 12 P.M. on Saturday and Sunday. Tickets for adults cost $21.95, children 5 to 12 cost $12.95, and children under 4 are free!

2. Riverboat Dinner Entertainment Cruise

This two hour dinner cruise is a fantastic way to relax and enjoy the beauty of the southern city of Savannah at night! The Riverboat will slowly take you down the Savannah River while you enjoy a buffet dinner with your significant other. From shrimp and grits to bourbon peach pork loin, the dinner will take your taste buds to another level. The menu also includes fresh garden salad, lemon and artichoke chicken with spinach, the fresh catch of the day, and much more! After munching on all the delicious food, hit the dance floor to tunes from the 50’s through today! The cruise boards at 6 P.M., takes off at 7 P.M. and returns at 9 P.M. Adults cost $56.95, children 5 through 12 $32.95 and children under 4 are free!

3. Moonlight Entertainment Cruise

Be transported to a simpler time aboard the Moonlight Entertainment Cruise. Passengers aboard the cruise will escape the commotion of everyday life as they watch the moon float in the dark night sky. You can dance the night away on this 1½ hour cruise as the riverboat entertainers play popular music! If dancing is not your thing, relax under a blanket of stars on the open-air third deck as you cruise the historic Savannah River! This is one of the top Savannah Riverboat Cruises to take!

Savannah offers so much for visitors, and a Savannah Riverboat Cruise is one of many things you should do while visiting the city!! As you are deciding which one to go on first, make sure to check out The Presidents’ Quarters Inn. Offering a selection of lovely rooms and suites, the Inn has one that is sure to fit your needs. This charming bed and breakfast is a wonderful place in which to relax. We hope to see you soon!

 

 

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Check Out the Savannah City Market for Dining Shopping and Entertainment 10 Jun 2015, 1:30 pm

The history and life of Savannah is seen through the people, the cuisine, and the natural beauty of the cobblestone streets and parks. When you come to visit the classic city, you will have numerous opportunities to experience the true Savannah lifestyle. We enjoy wandering through the Savannah City Market. This Market is the perfect place for dining, shopping and enjoying entertainment. Whether you are just looking for a slice of pizza or a plate of local seafood, the Savannah City Market is the place to go. The charm of the Market will swipe you back in time. Here are a few things to know about the Savannah City Market.

The Savannah City Market has been the commercial and social center of the city since the early 1700’s. The City Market is located on the original site of the market used by farmers and traders of all kinds to sell their goods and wares. Offering the best of what is old and what is new, the Market is comprised of a four-block area of restored warehouses and shop fronts. The City Market is located adjacent to Ellis Square. The charm of the Market is undeniable. Take an afternoon to explore the open air-marketplace. Whether you are looking for entertainment, shopping, or dining, The Market is the ideal place to be.

The Savannah City Market offers some of the best dining in the entire city. From 5 star restaurants to quaint cafes, you are sure to find something that satisfies your hunger. One place we love to dine is the Café at City Market. The Café offers a variety of things, from authentic Italian pizza to classic sandwiches. Don’t forget to finish your meal with a delicious dessert! Another fantastic place to enjoy something good to eat is the Pie Society. Specializing in handmade savory and sweet pies, pasties, quiches and desserts, the Pie Society is a traditional British Bakery. Everything at this adorable bakery is made from scratch, making it that much better! Stop by for breakfast, lunch or dinner!

The shopping can’t be beat at the Savannah City Market. The blend of modern art galleries to yesteryear knickknack shops makes finding the perfect gift or souvenir easy and stress-free. Shoppers will discover freshly made candy, unique artwork, and a large variety of gifts in the different stores featured at the Market. Stop by All Things Georgia and find something to remember the city by. Head over to Byrd Cookie Company and grab a sweet treat to enjoy while walking around the Market.

The Savannah City Market is a fantastic place to spend your time in the city. While you are planning which store or restaurant you want to visit first, make sure you have a place to stay. Your experience while in Savannah will be enhanced when you choose Presidents’ Quarters Inn as your bed and breakfast. Our selection of lovely rooms and suites are all elegantly decorated to match the southern charm of the city. Your stay comes with a full Southern breakfast each morning so your days will start off on a bright note. We hope to see you soon!

 

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5 unique Savannah gift shops 27 May 2015, 1:00 am

No one wants to leave Savannah empty handed. With so many wonderful local shops, you are sure to find something you love. We, here at the Presidents’ Quarters Inn, want you to find the perfect gift for that special someone, whether it is a sweet treat or a classic Savannah souvenir. From chocolate to honey, Savannah classics are not hard to find. Here are 5 unique Savannah gift shops that we think everyone should see!

1. Savannah Bee Co.

This charming shop grew from its passion for bees, beekeeping and honey. Founder, Ted Dennard, is the president and head beekeeper for Savannah Bee Company. Ted began his business back in 1999 and has been in Savannah since. Try his delicious tupelo honey and be blown away. Honey from Savannah Bee Co. is the perfect gift!

2. Sweet Tea Home and Gifts

A favorite among locals, Sweet Tea Home and Gifts is a charming shop located in the Historic District. A favorite among locals, Sweet Tea Home and Gifts offers an array of items for the home, a lovely selection of jewelry, stylish apparel, bath and body products, gourmet goodies that will satisfy any sweet tooth, and more. Stop by and wander around this adorable shop.

3. ShopSCAD

The talented artists and designers of the Savannah College of Art and Design are filling the city with life. ShopSCAD is a retail store operated by the college. It features jewelry, décor, pottery, photography, painting, and other items designed by the college’s students and alumni. Interestingly, many of the items in the store have been featured in prestigious magazines, including Vogue and Lucky and Woman’s Day.

4. Starlight Pottery

Creating one-of-a-kind pieces, Starlight Pottery is an art studio located in Midtown Savannah. After choosing from a wide selection of unfinished pottery, guests then select their desired paint color and begin painting. Once they have finished painting, the piece is fired and glazed. The store typically has the pottery back to the guests within seven to ten days. This hands-on experience is a fantastic way to create the perfect gift for someone. The shop also offers additional activities, like canvas painting and clay hand building.

5. The Christmas Shop

Three hundred sixty-five days a year, the Christmas Shop is open to the public. This Savannah gift shop specializes in ornaments, jewelry, collectibles and more. From rare ornaments to intricate Santa figurines, you are sure to find the perfect item! The Christmas Shop is not just the place to find Christmas items, but also Easter, Halloween and St. Patrick’s Day items. With a vast selection, you will have no trouble finding a few things you love!

 

These Savannah gift shops are great places to find that gift for which you are looking! While choosing which to visit first, make sure you have a place to stay after exploring a Savannah shop. There is no better place to stay while in the beautiful southern city than at the Presidents’ Quarters Inn! Offering a selection of lovely rooms and suites, which are all elegantly decorated to match the southern charm of the city, you will not have trouble finding one that suits your needs. Your stay comes with a full delicious breakfast each morning so your days will begin on a bright note!

 

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4 Things to do in Midtown Savannah 20 May 2015, 1:00 am

The heart of Savannah offers an array of things, from the best local restaurants to the must-see sights! Whether you wish to see anything and everything or you just want to hit the highlights of this beautiful southern city, Midtown Savannah is the area you don’t wont to miss. The Presidents’ Quarters Inn is located in the Historic District, which is part of Midtown Savannah. We, here at the Inn, know the ins and outs of the area and want you and your family to have the best experience while in the area. Here are 6 things we love to do in Midtown Savannah!

1. Savannah’s Squares

The city of Savannah boasts 22 squares, each unique in its on way. These squares are one of the defining features of the city. Many of them are surround by stunning 19th century mansions and feature plenty of green space, oak trees, and benches. You will find the city’s most famous monuments in the squares. Chippewa Square includes the marvelous statue of Oglethorpe. A grand 55-foot Italian marble bronze monument of General Count Casmir Pulaski is located in Monterey Square. Take time to visit a few of these beautiful squares while in the area.

2. Olde Pink House

The 18th Georgian mansion that is home to the Olde Pink House is said to have several ghosts haunting it. Whether the legend is true or not, guests to this gorgeous restaurant will be distract by its scrumptious cuisine and cozy ambience. Olde Pink House features southern classics, like crispy scored flounder, fried chicken, and more. Enjoy a meal at this restaurant during your time in Midtown Savannah.

3. Bonaventure Cemetery

A 150-year-old cemetery, Bonaventure is perched on the bluff overlooking the Wilmington River. Beautiful and haunting, the cemetery is the final resting place for many famous locals. Among them is lyricist Johnny Mercer and poet Conrad Aiken. Guests will find stunning monuments, grand burial vaults, and sweeping live oak trees throughout the cemetery. Explore the different gravesites, many of which date back to the mid 19th century. This is well worth your time!

4. River Street

If you are looking to pick up a few souvenirs during your time in Savannah, head to River Street. This beautiful street overlooks the Savannah River, making it the perfect place to stroll in the late afternoon. From fresh peanuts to book stores, there is something new to be found around every corner. The street also holds several interesting art galleries, open-air markets, local restaurants, and numerous special events throughout the year. It is a beautiful street in Midtown Savannah!

Midtown Savannah is a fantastic place to spend your time in the city. While you are planning which sites to see when visiting, make sure you have a place to stay. Your experience while in Savannah will be enhanced when you choose Presidents’ Quarters Inn as your bed and breakfast. Our selection of lovely rooms and suites are all elegantly decorated to match the southern charm of the city. Your stay comes with a full Southern breakfast each morning so your days will start off on a bright note.

 

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