Daffin Park


This large recreational park has good walking paths, a pond, lots of grass for sports and picnics, and a public pool. You can catch baseball games at Grayson Stadium, home to the Savannah Bananas baseball team.

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Nearby Savannah attractions

1. Savannah African Art Museum

0.91 MILES

Privately owned museum showcasing 19th- and 20th-century spiritual and ceremonial art objects from 22 African countries, with museum volunteers giving…

2. Sulfur Studios

1.05 MILES

Community art space with a gallery and retail space, plus open artist studios during Starland's First Friday Art March.

3. Forsyth Park

1.49 MILES

The 33-acre Forsyth Park, Savannah’s largest, was named after Georgia’s 33rd governor John Forsyth and is home to the most famous fountain in the city…

4. 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…

5. Flannery O'Connor Childhood Home

1.71 MILES

This stone row house on Lafayette Sq is where the literary great was born in 1925 and lived until she was 13. Her second short-story collection won the…

6. Cathedral of St John the Baptist

1.76 MILES

Completed in 1896 but destroyed by fire two years later, this impressive cathedral, reopened in 1912, features stunning stained-glass transept windows…

7. Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum

1.86 MILES

This small museum provides a local introduction to the Civil Rights movement as it played out in Savannah – the supposedly genteel city had some fairly…

8. Colonial Park Cemetery


Established in 1750, Savannah's oldest surviving Revolutionary-era resting place was used for Savannah’s white burials for a century, until its closure in…