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Savannah
Savannah’s Rich Heritage, Remarkable History and Memorable Music
Discover the charm of Savannah as you visit historic monuments, enjoy a concert of Johnny Mercer’s music, try your hand at southern cooking and uncover this grand city’s roots.
Rating (4.97)
Program No. 11376RJ
Length
6 days
Starts at
1,099
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At a Glance

Like a graceful Southern belle, Savannah is where charming public squares and stately live oaks stand alongside meticulously restored, historic homes and enchanting cemeteries with ornate headstones. In some ways dignified and in others playful, the city is uniformly beautiful and goes out of its way to embody Southern hospitality. Hit the streets and squares of Savannah to discover what makes the city special, from Lowcountry cuisine to Civil War history and a mosaic of residents, past and present.
Activity Level
Active
Walking up to two miles on city streets, some uneven; stairs at museums, historic houses; getting on/off buses.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Uncover colorful history from generals to ghosts during museum visits and expert-led walks through the historic district.
  • Relax to the rhythms of yesteryear as you pay tribute to Savannah native Johnny Mercer during a private recital of his music.
  • Taste distinctive Savannah flavors during an interactive cooking class with a noted chef.
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Scott Hodges
A native of Hodges, S.C., Scott has an intriguing family history in the town dating back to the 1750’s. While attending William and Mary College, Scott’s life-long love of colonial history and fascination with theatrics found direction at the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. His passion for living history led him to develop several historical characters during his work at the Scott Fort King George State Historic Site, and he now offers these programs to organizations throughout the Southeast.
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Scott Hodges
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