Are you looking for fun things to do in the summertime in Savannah, Georgia? Look no further since we’ve put together this bucklist must-do or can’t miss Savannah summer guide.
There’s no question that Savannah is rather hot and humid in the summer. You’ll more than likely be looking for ways to stay cool while still having fun. Checkout the recommendations below to have an amazing Savannah vacation and be sure to grab a Savannah TourPass which includes all of the top things to do where admission is 100% paid.
Savannah is full of amazing tours to keep you busy. There’s no doubt that Savannah is rather warm and humid in the summer season. Here’s some tours that are included on the Savannah TourPass that’ll keep you cool while exploring:
Savannah Riverboat Cruise
Is highly recommended. This tour has has a large space that’s air-conditioned and has restrooms for use. On-board you can also purchase refreshments and snacks.
Hop On Hop Off Trolley Tour
This tour isn’t air-conditioned however it’s always moving with windows open which provides a nice breeze. Plus you don’t have to walk in the heat to get around and see the sites.
VISIT A HISTORIC MUSEUM
Although air-conditioning wasn’t around in the 18th and 19th centuries, however Savannah has been retrofitted to be to be cool. Below are a few that are included on the Savannah TourPass:
2.) Go to Tybee Island Beach
Tybee Island Beach is a beautiful beach that is just a 20 miles from downtown Savannah and offers a wide array of activities and amenities for travelers of all ages. With its stunning views and miles of unspoiled shoreline, Tybee Island Beach is the perfect destination for an unforgettable beach vacation.
At Tybee Island Beach, visitors can enjoy a range of activities including swimming in the ocean, sunbathing on the shore, fishing in the surf, kayaking along the coast or even exploring nearby marshland by boat or paddleboard. Additionally, there are plenty of opportunities to spot wildlife such as dolphins, sea turtles and shorebirds.
Explore nearby attractions such as Fort Pulaski National Monument or visit local shops and restaurants in Tybee’s commercial center.
Overall, Tybee Island Beach offers something for everyone – from families looking for an idyllic getaway to adventure seekers seeking outdoor thrills – making it one of Georgia’s top vacation destinations.
3.) Rooftop Dining & Bars
There’s no better way to end a successful day of exploring than to have a nice dinner or drink overlooking the beautiful city of Savannah. The breezes are cooler in the sky. Here’s a list of places to checkout:
Rocks on the Rooftop
Located on the top floor of the Bohemian Hotel along the Savannah River, this swanky spot has amazing views, small plates and bespoke cocktails that’ll please anyone.
Top Deck Restaurant & Bar
Locate above the Cotton Sail Hotel, this prime location offers great views of the Savannah River. Nice place to relax and a top-rated rooftop hangout spot.
Churchill’s Pub & Rooftop
Located in the heart of Savannah’s historic district, this pub occupies the entire building from top to bottom.
Electric Moon Skytop Lounge + Moon Deck
Located in the newly built Plant Riverside District, this Skytop Lounge features stunning river views, illuminated smoke stacks, signature cocktails and live music. This adult-only space is the place to dance under neon lights, take photos on LED swing sets and relax.
4.) Catch a Show
Most of our recommendations are outdoors, however why not catch a show in a historic (air-conditioned) theatre. They put on amazing performances and are included on Savannah TourPass.
The Savannah Theatre first opened in 1818 and is located on famous Chippewa Square (Forest Gump bench was located during the movie).
5.) Evening Ghost Tours
Savannah is full of haunts, Spirits and has an troubled past that ended in peril for many. Many claim that these troubled Souls still roam the streets, houses and squares of Savannah. Take a tour to explore the legends and lore of the city. Here are some tours that are included with Savannah TourPass:
6.) Sunset Watching
There are plenty of places to watch the sun go down.
Tybee Island Beach
Rooftop bars & restaurants
River Street – grab a Chatham Artillery Punch (Savannah’s signature drink) and enjoy!
7.) Have a Refreshing Dessert at Savannah Square Pops
Savannah Square Pops
A fun pay on words (Savannah is known for it’s squares), this main-stay dessert offers hand-crafted pops and has been featured on the Food Network and many other famous show.
Bonus tip: With Savannah TourPass you get a free pop per person…..just show your pass!