Many of Savannah's historic sites can be strolled through for free at any time of day or night, home to majestic statues, beautiful fountains, and urban green spaces. For low-cost transportation throughout the city, visitors can ride the Chatham Area Transit's bus system or catch a unique free Savannah Belles Ferry to nearby Hutchinson Island. Hours/availability may have changed.
6.Colonial Park Cemetery
8.First Friday Art March
10.Savannah City Market
10 Best Free Things to Do in Savannah Year Round
- Forsyth Park, Photo: Courtesy of SeanPavonePhoto - Fotolia.com
- River Street, Photo: Courtesy of SeanPavonePhoto - Fotolia.com
- Tybee Island, Photo: Courtesy of Tomov - Fotolia.com
- Calhoun Square, Photo: Courtesy of volgariver - Fotolia.com
- Ellis Square, Photo: Courtesy of 53r610 - Fotolia.com
- Colonial Park Cemetery, Photo: Courtesy of travelview - Fotolia.com
- Pulaski Square, Photo: Courtesy of Brian - Fotolia.com
- First Friday Art March, Photo: First Friday Art March
- Savannah Belles, Photo: Courtesy of f11photo - Fotolia.com
- Savannah City Market, Photo: Courtesy of Natalia Bratslavsky - Fotolia.com
- Cover Photo: Courtesy of garytog - Fotolia.com
More Ideas: Bohemian Hotel Savannah Riverfront
Located off the historic Savannah River, the Bohemian Hotel Savannah Riverfront embraces the ambiance of the original British town while adding a contemporary twist. The Bohemian Hotel Savannah Riverfront is perfect for guests who wish to visit an area replete with sophisticated charm and historic significance.
More ideas: 21 Best Things to Do in Savannah
Like everything at the Bohemian Hotel Savannah Riverfront, each of the rooms is a work of art. The rooms mix antique and contemporary style. Accents made from driftwood, brass, and leather bring out the antique marine feel reminiscent of the history of the nearby Savannah River; while modern touches, such as marble table tops and fine velvet curtains, bring a touch of elegance.
Standard Historic View Rooms are decorated in a copper and rust coloring with driftwood, brass, and leather accents. These rooms are furnished with pieces evocative of the British Campaign, providing a historic ambience for your visit. Large headboards and plush bedding make for a comfortable stay. The bathrooms are adorned with marble flooring, custom vanities, and showers. Each of these rooms includes a large work desk for guests. Seashell lighting and with original artwork by Alexander Gore finishes off these rooms ’décor.. Additionally, guests enjoy flat screen TVs with cable, on-demand movies and DVD players, plush bathrobes, down comforters, free Wi-Fi, Bose clock radios, complementary daily newspapers, and ironing boards. These rooms feature a wonderful view of the Historic District.
The Riverview Guestrooms are identical to the Standard Historic View Rooms except that they feature views of the Savannah River. Additionally, some Riverview Guestrooms come with a balcony for enjoying the sights and sounds of the river and city.
The Corner Historic View Rooms are perfect for guests who would like some additional space. These rooms feature larger bathrooms for a luxurious feel. The bedrooms are also larger and boast two leather chairs for some comfortable seating. The bedroom walls are adorned with floor-to-ceiling windows offering views of the Historic District. Finally, a touch of elegance is added with seashell chandeliers hanging above the beds.
The Corner River View Rooms offer the most luxurious lodging in the hotel. Each room includes a separate sitting room with a chaise lounge which overlooks the river. The Corner River View Rooms also come with expanded bathroom options that include larger bathrooms with a whirlpool whirlpool tub and shower. The expanded bathroom option also includes a balcony for enjoying the river.
The Bohemian Hotel Savannah Riverfront’s premiere restaurant is Rocks on the River. The Rocks on the River combines the charm of Southern comfort food with the sophistication of fine dining. The restaurant is decked out in dark wood flooring and chairs with stone walls. Black metal and red coloring accent the décor to add a contemporary touch to the antique setting. Rocks on the River is open for breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. The breakfast menu includes Southern staples such as salmon, shrimp and grits, an omelet bar, and orange maple marmalade French toast. Dinner gets a little fancier with twists on Southern classics like coffee rubbed Buffalo rib eye, jalapeño cornbread, spice rubbed salmon filet, numerous steaks, and oven baked pizza. For drinks, the Rocks on the River offers a nice selection of espressos, lattés, coffee mixed with liquors such as Jameson and Patron.
Rocks on the Roof is a fun rooftop bar that features stunning views of the surrounding Historic District and the Savannah River. Continuing the color themes of the Bohemian Hotel Savannah Riverfront, the bar features red walls with a black roof. Inside, the bar’s dark hardwood floors and booths with marble countertops and warm, ambient lighting complete the mood. Guests can sit inside the bar for a more intimate experience, or sit in the many outside chairs for enjoying the beautiful view next to warm fire pits. The appetizers are modern bar food with a sophisticated twist such as duck wings, truffle fries, peanut hummus, and couple cheese board options. For drinks, the Rocks on the Rooftop offers a fine selection of cocktails, wines, beers, and spirits. Live music is also available inside the bar Wednesday through Sunday. The music starts with a mixture of contemporary jazz and Euro-chic beats, and then moves into Southern Blues as the evening turns into night.
For guests looking for a more intimate dinner, the Bohemian Hotel Savannah Riverfront offers a private dining room that can seat up to 24. The dinner menus are available as courses for the whole dining party, with large shared salads and sides and options for entrees.
Next read: Savannah to Atlanta
In the nearby sister resort, Mansion on Forsyth Park, guests can make use of the Poseidon Spa. The Poseidon Spa offers a wide selection of treatments. For massages, it has all of the classics including hot rock massage, an anti-aging massage, a duet massage for couples, and deep tissue massage. On top of this, Poseidon Spa also offers a variety of facials, body treatments, and nail treatments.
Poseidon Spa offers a range of side offerings that can be added to any treatment including a scalp massage, collagen lip treatment, or ocean hand ritual. The Poseidon Spa also offers a series of signature treatments. This includes the Blue Water Vichy which starts with an oceanic full body wrap followed by a dry exfoliation and clay mask. While the mask is doing its work, facial acupuncture is applied to help with relaxation. Once the treatment is complete, the series finishes up with a Vichy hydrotherapy. Finally, for those who plan to make a day of relaxation, the Poseidon offers spa packages. Each package focuses on a certain theme, such as all the ocean treatments or the anti-aging treatments, and they last anywhere from an hour and a half to three hours.
You are reading "10 Best Free Things to Do in Savannah Year Round " Back to Top
The Bohemian Hotel Savannah Riverfront offers its sister hotel the Mansion on Forsyth Park for a special Southern style wedding experience. This iconic hotel in the heart of the Historic District is perfect for any couple looking for an elegant wedding experience. This orange stone mansion is the perfect backdrop for any celebration. It offers a variety of floor space for use for weddings and receptions. The 2000 square foot marble garden courtyard is ideal for a wedding, or a special outdoor reception for up to 100 people. The Viennese Ballroom is over 3700 square feet, which can hold 250 people, is a good choice for a more traditional wedding reception. The Poseidon Spa offers several special wedding packages for bride and groom, either together with their individual parties.
For catering the Mansion on Forsyth Park offers a wide variety of foods for all occasions. Guests can order in a special cookie plate for a late night bridesmaid party, have a catered breakfast display for an impressive wedding morning, or have a romantic high tea for distressing before the main event. For the reception the Mansion on Forsyth Park offers both plated dinners and dinner buffets. No matter which option couples go with, the Mansion on Forsyth Park specializes in elegance. Dinner plate options include filet mignon, cider honey pork loin, seared salmon, and citrus brined chicken. The dinner buffets focus on a central theme to tie the options together, but always offers a fish, poultry, or meat option for every guest.
700 Kitchen Cooking School
The 700 Kitchen Cooking School, which has been rated as a top experience in Savannah multiple times, is located in the Bohemian Hotel Savannah Riverfront’s sister hotel, the Mansion on Forsyth Park. The cooking school is open for individuals and groups of up to 15. Guests are taken through the entire cooking experience to create a gourmet meal at a fine restaurant. Guests go through each step, including the proper way to cut and slice meat and vegetables with the teaching chef, and get to enjoy the fruits of their labor at the end. Classes include numerous offerings such as classic Italian, farm fresh, Caribbean delights, and hors d’oeuvres. Guests are provided with a glass of house wine and get to take home copies of the recipes they prepare so they can to recreate them at home.
One of the main draws of the Bohemian Hotel Savannah Riverfront is the beautiful art. Every guest room comes with its own unique paintings. The hotel front lobby and many of the hallways and rooms are also richly adorned with unique works of art. For true art lovers, however, Bohemian Hotel Savannah Riverfront offers the Bohemian Art Gallery at their sister resort, the Mansion on Forsyth Park.
The Bohemian Art Gallery features over 400 works of art of all types. The gallery features paintings, clay sculptures, ceramics, jewelry, and many more. The art comes from local, national, and international artists for a unique mixture of modern art. Additionally, each art piece on display is also for sale so guests looking to purchase an accent piece for their home will want to visit the gallery as well.
102 W Bay St, Savannah, GA 31401, Phone: 912-721-3800
You are reading "10 Best Free Things to Do in Savannah Year Round " Back to Top