Coastal Georgia attractions

Top Choice Nature Reserve in Cumberland Island & St Marys

Cumberland Island National Seashore

Georgia's largest and southernmost barrier island is an unspoiled paradise. A campers' fantasy, place for family day trips and secluded retreat for couples – it's no wonder the wealthy Carnegie family used Cumberlan…
Top Choice Cemetery in East Savannah & the Islands

Bonaventure Cemetery

If you do a Google image search of the term 'Southern Gothic,' the Bonaventure Cemetery pops right up. That should give you an idea of what to expect at this municipal cemetery, plunked on a bluff overlooking the Wi…
Top Choice Cemetery in Midtown & the Victorian District

Laurel Grove Cemetery

Originally part of a plantation, this segregated cemetery has major historical significance to Savannah. From the mid-19th century, whites – including Confederate veterans of the Civil War – were buried in the north…
Top Choice Historic Site in Southside & the Moon River District

Wormsloe Historic Site

A short drive from downtown, on the beautiful Isle of Hope, this is one of the most photographed sites in town. As soon as you enter, you feel as if you've been roused from the last snatch of an arboreal dream as yo…
Top Choice Park in Historic District & Forsyth Park

Forsyth Park

The Central Park of Savannah is a sprawling rectangular green space, anchored by a beautiful fountain that forms a quintessential photo op.
Island in East Savannah & the Islands

Little Tybee Island

This uninhabited barrier island, only accessible by boat or kayak, is just south of Tybee Island and is actually double its size. The preserved land is rich with coastal marshland, dunes, wildlife and subtropical fo…
Wildlife Reserve in Savannah

Wassaw National Wildlife Refuge

A wild, minimally developed coastal barrier island and 10,053-acre refuge where you can enjoy bird-watching, beachcombing and hiking around the beaches, live-oak and slash-pine woodlands and salt marshes. You can on…
Historic Building in Historic District & Forsyth Park

Mercer-Williams House

Although Jim Williams, the Savannah art dealer portrayed by Kevin Spacey in the film version of Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, died back in 1990, his infamous mansion didn't become a museum until 2004. You…
Beach in East Savannah & the Islands

North Beach

With fewer services and a vibe that feels more remote, this stretch of beach is a great place to relax. You can watch massive container ships drift in from sea, especially if you take a left once you hit the sand an…
Museum in Historic District & Forsyth Park

Telfair Academy

Considered Savannah's top art museum, the historic Telfair family mansion is filled with 19th-century American art and silver and a smattering of European pieces. The home itself is gorgeous and sunrise-hued – an ar…