Retire in Savannah

Activities and Culture

Learn about Savannah's' popular activities and culture.

Activities

Many of the activities in historic Savannah involve the beauty of the city itself. From strolling the Savannah Historic District to organized walking tours around some of the cities most popular areas, the antebellum feel of the city is captivating to visitors and residents alike. Stopping in for a mint julep at a local watering hole on a balmy summer day is another Savannah right of passage.

At a glance

Bowling Alleys:

2

Movie Theaters:

7

Casinos:

1

Public Libraries:

5

Malls:

4

Shooting Ranges:

1

Sports Teams within 60 Miles:

0

Closest Beach:

Tybee Island (18 miles away)

Closest Skiing:

n/a

Golf courses and country clubs:

10

Universities:

8

  • Area
  • National Average

Food

Food Summary

Although modest in size, Savannah has a culinary scene that would please any foodie. While there are plenty of high end options, locals enjoy smaller restaurants focused on homemade Southern comfort food. Don't miss out on fresh, local seafood and top notch BBQ.

  • Restaurants

    637
  • Bars

    45
  • Local Specialty

    Coastal Cuisine

Culture

Culture Summary

Savannah has plenty of history, and a Southern charm to match. Old Fort Jackson and the Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum are both great options to get a feel for what the city was like in an earlier time. The Historic Savannah Theatre and the Lucas Theatre for the arts are just two of many venues which locals enjoy.

  • Total performing arts companies

    9
  • Museums

    25
  • Historical Sites

    35
  • Zoos and Botanical Gardens

    3
  • Vineyards

    1

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