Moon Savannah (Second Edition)
Including Hilton Head
By Jim Morekis
Savannah-born Jim Morekis shares his hometown's must-see sights and local secrets, from the classic charm of River Street to the waters around the Golden Isles.
Moon Travel Guides: See the City with a Local!
Whether you're chowing down on fresh seafood, diving into local history, or wandering the waterfront, Moon Savannah reveals the best of this quirky city.
Explore the City: Navigate by neighborhood or by activity, with color-coded maps of Savannah's most interesting neighborhoodsSee the Sights: Take a guided tour of Fort Pulaski, or climb to the top of the Tybee Island Light Station. Stroll bustling downtown Savannah, visit historic, gothic cathedrals, and admire classic antebellum architecture. Tour the First African Baptist Church, or take the ferry to Cumberland Island National Seashore, rent a bike, and pedal among the ruins of old mansionsGet a Taste of the City: Sample classic fried chicken, home-style Southern cooking, and some of the smokiest slabs of barbecue aroundBars and Nightlife: Catch some live music at a pub or kick back with the locals at a fun dive bar (and take your beer with you in a to-go cup!)Trusted Advice: Savannah native Jim Morekis shares insider tips on his beloved cityItineraries and Day Trips: Explore nearby Hilton Head and the Golden Isles, or follow itineraries like "Seaside Romance," "Coastal Cruising on U.S. 17," "African American Heritage," and "Kayaking Southern Swamps"
Full-Color Photos and Detailed MapsHandy Tools: Moon provides background information on the history and culture of Savannah and the South, and tips for seniors, families, LGBTQ+ travelers, and those with disabilitiesWith Moon Savannah's local know-how, myriad activities, and practical advice, you can plan your trip your way.
Hailing from Savannah, Jim Morekis has an innate appreciation for the quirky side of the South. He takes frequent breaks from his longtime job as a Savannah alt-weekly newspaper editor to travel throughout the Southeast, with an eye for observation, an admiration for the drama of history, and a taste for barbecue. He has authored several Moon guidebooks. Despite having extensive experience with regional hotels and B&Bs, he still insists camping at state parks is the best way to go.
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27 Dec 2018
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