Savannah service starts 3/11/2021.
When you deplane at Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport, opportunities for a getaway full of Southern charm abound. Whether you’re staying in Savannah, plan to spend your trip on Hilton Head, or want to enjoy the best both have to offer, it’s most convenient with a set of wheels. Rent a car after you deplane and get going!
If Savannah is your chosen destination, the Hostess City of the South has plenty of Southern hospitality to offer you. Start your visit with a walk through downtown Savannah, which is one of the largest National Historic Landmark Districts in the country. Home to 22 distinct historic squares, this district offers plenty of sightseeing for architecture lovers as well as a chance to sit on a park bench made movie famous by a teller of tall tales. Visitors who may have been Scouts as children should consider visiting the Juliette Gordon Low Historic District which includes the birthplace of the founder of the Girl Scouts and the organization’s first headquarters.
If you’ve come to explore Hilton Head Island, you’re just 20 miles away when you depart from Savannah. This resort town in the South Carolina Lowcountry has plenty to do and see—not least of which beautiful parks and beaches. A favorite destination for beachgoing families, visitors should take the time to explore one of Hilton Head’s many beautiful public beaches. Beach biking is a visitor favorite, as is kayaking. If you’d prefer to explore town, there are plenty of theatres, galleries, and museums to peruse.
No matter which destination you choose, make sure you indulge in some Lowcountry cuisine. Similar to but distinct from traditional Southern cuisine, Lowcountry cuisine features flavors from Cajun and African cuisines and lots of fresh seafood. Try gumbo, shrimp and grits, Charleston red rice, and fried cabbage.
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Things to do in Savannah/Hilton Head.
- Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens
- Forsyth Park
- Skidaway Island State Park
- Colonial Park Cemetery
- Juliette Gordon Low Historic District
- William Scarbrough House
- Georgia Historical Society
- The Savannah Theatre
- Tybee Island Light Station