Experience Savannah’s creative spirit during your stay in the revitalized Entertainment District along River Street, which is one of the most exciting culinary and cultural destinations in the Hostess City of the South.
See the way the city’s artists and collectors, entrepreneurs and chefs blend Southern heritage with the ward’s blooming creative and intellectual revolution. Become a part of our vibrant riverfront community during your visit.
Savannah lies at the intersection of past and present, a place where our rich and storied past is never forgotten, but a thriving present offers plenty of newness to explore, too. Our favorite guided tours touch on both Savannah’s legacy as America’s most haunted city (spooky!) and it’s sweet spot as an apiary epicenter, home to thriving bee farms.
Experience the warmth of a Southern summer by the seaside with a trip to one of the idyllic beaches just a short drive from The Alida’s perch on the riverfront. Whether you’re looking for a quick dip or a destination beach day, we’re happy to guide you to the best option for fun in the sun.
A stunning view of a tree-filled avenue greets you as you approach the ruins of Wormsloe. Wormsloe is a colonial estate built when the first English settlers voyaged to the United States.
Today, this estate remains a historical museum and a place for visitors and residents to view Savannah’s beautiful scenery. If you are interested in scenic trails or Savannah’s rich history, visit the Wormsloe Historic Site. It’s the perfect shady spot for a hot summer day!
Savannah’s Theater opened its doors on December 4, 1818, and it has been a gathering space for the residents and visitors to enjoy a movie or performance. Today, this theater is strictly a performance hall and showcases “The 70’s Show” and the classic “Grease.” Unfortunately, though the building itself is the original, there has been substantial damage from hurricanes and fires. However, The renovated theater is the perfect spot to escape the summer Savannah heat.
Ten acres of beautiful rose, vegetable, camellia, perennial, shade, and fern gardens fill the Savannah Botanical Gardens. The scenic trail runs around a pond where you can also see an amphitheater and archaeological study site.
The Reinhard House, a historic German farmhouse built in the 19th century, also resides in the Botanical Garden, where patrons can book special events or meetings. Take a stroll around the gardens for a romantic summer date or a fun day with the kids!
Produce, herbs, beef, honey, and fresh flowers are a few of the things you can find at Savannah’s local farmers market. The mission of the Forsyth Farmers Market is to help the community gain more knowledge about locally grown products and support sustainable efforts.
Open every Saturday from 9 am to 1 pm, thirty-five vendors from no more than 200 miles from Savannah sell their homegrown products. Support local at the Forsyth Farmers Market. You can pick up a ripe Georgia peach on your way out.
Alida Harper Fowlkes, our namesake, was born in 1908, she was an entrepreneurial Savannah woman who worked tirelessly to preserve the city’s architecture and promote commerce and culture in the 20th-century South. Tour her mansion full of beautiful antiques with a stunning garden and much more!