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Why Spring is the Perfect Time to Visit Savannah

24 Feb 2023
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Are you wondering when is the best time to visit Savannah, GA? Although this city is a beautiful place to visit all year round, we can all agree that this time of year is wonderful for exploring local attractions and enjoying a vacation with your family and friends. With sunny weather here to stay and plenty of outdoor activities to be found, spring is the perfect time to visit! Enjoy days spent exploring the historic district, riding on the riverboats, or dining al fresco! Learn more about the draw of Savannah in Spring!  

Spring Weather in Savannah

A view of flowers and mossed covered trees in Savannah, GA

In the spring, warmer weather brings beach weather and charming flowers to Savannah, GA. In early spring, enjoy temperatures in the 70s while by May the temperatures can warm to the mid-80s. These temperatures invite outdoor fun while not yet being the height of summer’s heat.  

Spring Attractions in Savannah  

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Cruises & Touring the City

Spring is the perfect time to ride on one of Savannah’s iconic attractions — the riverboat. With cruises ranging from sightseeing, to lunch, dinner, and sunset cruises, there are plenty of ways to enjoy a journey on this iconic Savannah attraction. Sit back and enjoy a relaxing carriage ride or take in the city by foot on one of our many specialized walking tours. 

Enjoy Historical Sight-seeing

For more time enjoying the spring weather, head to Forsyth Park! The 30-acre park is home to stunning fountains, a spanning green space, and a playground for little ones to enjoy. Spend the day throwing a frisbee back and forth, reading a book and lounging on the green, or strolling through the farmers market each Saturday morning.  The historic squares in Savannah are also prime destinations for exploration during a sunny spring day! Ellis Square is a favorite destination for restaurants, shopping, and live music while Monterey Square is known for its picturesque setting, but there are 20 other squares throughout town that are worth a visit! If you're staying near Tybee Island (about a 30-minute drive from Savannah) you can also check out Fort Pulaski, a national Georgia monument.

Outdoor Dining & More

Warmer weather also brings with it the beginning of beach season. Nearby Tybee Island is home to beaches and Lowcountry charm, making it the perfect day trip or place to even stay in a vacation rental! After a day at the beach or exploring historic Savannah, you also won’t want to miss out on the delicious cuisineQ! Spring is the perfect time to enjoy dining al fresco in Savannah! Dine on cantina cuisine and raw oysters at the El Coyote & Rooftop Oyster Bar, sip on a frozen cocktail at the Peregrin Rooftop Bar, or enjoy dinner or brunch at one of the Collins Quarter’s al fresco tables! If you're lucky enough to visit the city on St. Patrick's Day, you're in for a treat.

Feel at Home in a Savannah Vacation Rental 

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Find your home-away-from-home in a Savannah, GA vacation rental! With properties in historic downtown, on Tybee Island, and even pet-friendly properties, you can find the Savannah vacation rental that suits your desires.  

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