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Georgia
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 (4.98)
Program No. 11376RJ
Length
6 days
Starts at
1,199

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
Keep the Pace
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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Joyce Harvison
Joyce Harvison epitomizes Savannah and Southern hospitality. A native of Savannah, Joyce has worked for the last 30+ years in Savannah's Historic District, first as an insurance agent, and the last 16 years as a Director of Groups/Charters with a local trolley company showing off the city’s best sights to visitors from near and far. She revels in showing family, friends and visitors the best possible time, and hidden gems when they visit her home town. She has two daughters and three grandchildren.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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