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13 Incredibly Romantic Things to Do in Savannah for Couples

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Looking for a laid back, romantic getaway close to home? Search no further than Savannah! Already well-known as a spectacular destination for couples getaways, there is no shortage of romantic things to do in Savannah, Georgia. In fact, it’s often declared as one of the most romantic places in the USA for couples!)

No place knows and shows hospitality like the south and Savannah is no exception. Georgia’s oldest city has been named as one of the “World’s Friendliest Cities” repeatedly by Conde Nast Traveler readers. With its relaxed atmosphere, diverse dining options, and cozy couples accommodations, it’s no wonder so many couples flock here for a romantic Savannah getaway.

Located along the coast in the far northeast corner of the state, you can enjoy pleasant ocean breezes from the Atlantic on your beach strolls. However, the fact remains that it is still in the south and can become quite hot during the summer months. Consider planning your romantic getaway in Savannah, Georgia between March and July. Fall is a great time to visit as well, but you’ll miss out on the lovely foliage and blooms of spring.

The city is also full of history and an abundance of beautiful architecture. If you happen to be in the area in March, you won’t want to miss the second largest St.Patrick’s Day parade in the U.S. Perhaps the most well-known park in Savannah, Chippewa Square, is also a must-see, made famous by the iconic bench scenes in the movie Forrest Gump .

Ready to explore more of the fun things to do in Savannah, GA for couples? Read on for the most romantic places to stay, the best things to do, and much more!

Don’t miss our post on 17 of the most romantic vacation spots in the Southern US!

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Romantic Things to Do in Savannah, GA

Picnic in forsyth park.

Being one of the most iconic spots in all of Savannah, you will find a flurry of activity at the popular Forsyth Park year-round. It is host to concerts during the Savannah Music Festival , the occasional free movie in the park, and many other special events throughout the year.

Forsyth Park’s most defining feature is its fountain located at the north end of the park. Pack a lunch, grab a blanket, and enjoy a relaxing picnic lunch under the many Spanish moss-covered oaks nearby. If you would rather grab something light to eat, there is a cafe located in the park as well.

Before you venture off to explore more of the city, be sure to check out the Confederate Memorial and Fragrant Garden area made especially for the blind.

Wine and Dine at The Olde Pink House

Whether you are staying at The Planter’s Inn or not, don’t miss out on dining at one of the most renowned and romantic restaurants in Savannah, Georgia: The Olde Pink House . This epicurean delight is full of history as well as delicious food.

Whether you have a hankering for seafood or some good ole southern cooking, such as fried green tomatoes and specialty grits, you will find a dish to hit the spot at The Olde Pink House. You can dine inside or enjoy the cool evening breeze with some al fresco dining.

If you’re not quite ready to head back to the hotel after dinner, enjoy a glass of wine, cold mug of beer, or cocktail at the in-house bar (where you can order a limited selection of food menu items as well). Live entertainment is provided nightly as well, providing the perfect opportunity to sidle up close with your loved one for a dance.

An empty cobblestone street is lined with tall buildings.

Visit a Winery

If spirits are your thing, there are several wineries (and a distillery!) to choose from in Savannah for a laid-back, fun afternoon together.

The Georgia Tasting Room , located next to the Savannah River, offers a variety of local wines and craft beers…and have even concocted their own wine smoothies with several choices of flavors! Upon entering, their friendly staff will help you and your partner discover your new favorite at the wine bar. For $3 to try 6 different wines, and your tasting fee is waived if you purchase a bottle afterward, their deal can’t be beat.

Savannah Wine Cellar , located on the south side of town, is the city’s only boutique wine shop to boast 40 wines available to taste every day from their self-serve wine stations. If you are looking for something a little more personal, stop by on a Saturday for hand-poured tastings.

Regardless of when you visit, you won’t be disappointed by the diversity of wines available to try, including specialized, dessert, sparkling, and still wines. Whether you are on a budget or want to go all out for a really special bottle of wine, Savannah’s Wine Cellar prices range from $10-$200+.

Ghost Coast Distillery is also located near the riverfront. Recently opened in 2017, it is “Savannah’s first distillery since just before prohibition.” Start off with a visit to The Cocktail Room, where you can sample hand-crafted cocktails created with Ghost Coast products for a one-of-a-kind experience.

After sampling these unique drinks, take a free tour of the facility, where you will learn some history of drinks in Savannah and get a behind-the-scenes look at how Ghost Coast products are made.

Take a Savannah Riverboat Cruise

Why not kill two birds with one stone and take in the sights while refueling your energy reserves? Embarking on a riverboat cruise is arguably one of the most fun things to do in Savannah, GA for couples.

You will find plenty of tours to choose from, no matter what time of day you are planning your excursion. Check out this popular 90-minute riverboat cruise, or this one which includes gospel music and dinner !

Even if you opt to not dine on the boat, a romantic sunset cruise with your loved one is another option.

There are also great package options that put a boat tour and a trolley tour together. This land-and-sea package is a great deal. Plus, that way you really can see all of Savannah! Check it out here.

A boat floats on the water next to a dock under a purple sky.

Check Out the Historic District

Being the largest National Historic Landmark District in the U.S., you would be hard-pressed to avoid Savannah’s Historic District on your visit. With over twenty city squares full of museums, monuments, mansions, and more to explore, why would you want to miss out?

If you and your partner love a good tour to learn even more interesting facts about the places you visit, Savannah offers a couple of great options.

For a leisurely afternoon together, take a load off with Old Town Trolley Tours . They boast passing 100 points of interest, offer unlimited re-boarding, and provide frequent service so you don’t have to wait long after exploring a spot in-depth and are ready to hop back on and discover another historic location of interest.

Continuing with the trolley theme, Old Savannah Tours offers some really fun experiences if you like your history a little more…immersive. Dressed for the part in period costumes, your tour guides can take you on a trip down memory lane of yesteryear with two types of historic tours, a “Savannah Experience” tour, or, if you’re feeling brave (or want a reason to snuggle closer to your loved one), dare to go on their “Grave Encounters” tour.

Take a Ghost Tour

Speaking of feeling brave, after having dinner and a drink for the evening, how about experiencing some spirits of another kind? With such a lengthy and rich history to the city, it is no wonder that ghost tours are so prevalent in Savannah. In fact, it is known to be one of America’s most haunted cities!

If you and your partner are looking for one of these unique experiences for a chance to find signs of the afterlife, there are certainly plenty to choose from. There are so many options , including a Haunted Pub Crawl , Bonaventure Cemetery Tour , and even a Hearse Ghost Tour , if you don’t mind a little extra morbidity! Investigate even more of Savannah’s best ghost tours here.

Take a Romantic Carriage Ride

Spooks and specters not your thing? No problem. Take an intimate, post-dinner carriage ride instead! Besides, what romantic getaway would be complete without one?

Whether you’re longing for a magical evening out, just enjoying each other’s company as you take in the beautiful architecture of the city, riverfront, and more, or, if you haven’t already taken one of the many tours offered in the city and would like the unique experience of taking one by horse-drawn carriage, Savannah has you covered. Check out the Plantation Carriage Company , Historic Savannah Carriage Tours , and Savannah’s Original Carriage Tour Company to find the right ride for you. (The latter even offers a proposal package!)

View of a building lit up at night.

Visit the Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens

If flowers, plants, and nature are your thing, spend an afternoon strolling through the Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens for a laid-back Savannah date idea. Although the gardens are technically 15 miles away from downtown, we’re still counting it as it is well worth the short drive.

Get lost in your own little world as you wander through rain and rose gardens, assorted irises, floral crape myrtle allee, bountiful bamboo and more. The Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens offers classes, workshops, and special events year-round, so make sure to check their schedule before your visit.

Take a Sunset Stroll at Tybee Island

For one of the most romantic spots in Savannah, Georgia, you can’t go wrong with Tybee Island. With plenty of activities to keep you busy both on and off the coast, this barrier island located 18 miles away from downtown is a great place to spend an entire afternoon playing or a quiet evening walking hand-in-hand down the beach as you watch the sunset over the Atlantic.

During daylight hours, check out the Tybee Island Light Station and Museum and Fort Screven gun batteries. Feeling adventurous? Explore the waters together from kayaks, jet skis, or even take a dolphin tour! For your evening stroll, don’t miss out on the great views from the pier at South Beach.

Romantic Places to Stay in Savannah, GA

The kehoe house.

Rated as the #1 hotel in Savannah and USA’s #3 romantic hotel, amongst many other accolades, on TripAdvisor, you can’t go wrong staying at the famous Kehoe House for your Savannah romantic weekend.

A stately Queen Anne Revival style mansion built in 1892, this picturesque hotel located in the heart of Savannah’s historic district specializes in romantic getaways. Offering proposal, honeymoon, and anniversary packages as well as an “a la carte” menu of romantic extras for your room, the staff of The Kehoe House are more than happy to help make your romantic getaway unforgettable!

As if that weren’t enough, The Kehoe House also offers elopement services! This package includes two-night accommodations in their balcony king room, four options throughout the mansion to choose from for the location of the ceremony, floral arrangements, and much more.

The Planters Inn

For another highly rated inn located within the historic district, check out The Planters Inn .

Aside from the usual amenities of Wi-fi, a coffee maker, cable tv, and the like, soft terry robes are provided for lazy morning lounging. For added coziness, book a room with a fireplace. And, if you’re looking for something extra special for your getaway, look into their Savannah Romance package, which includes two-night accommodations, a private carriage ride, roses, choice of wine or champagne, and more.

The Planters Inn also offers evening wine socials, continental breakfast, and room service from The Olde Pink House, which is adjacent to the hotel and one of Savannah’s most popular dining destinations. (More on The Olde Pink House below.)

A fountain sprays water in a forested area.

The Cotton Sail Hotel

If you’re looking for something a little more modern for your Savannah, Georgia honeymoon or other romantic getaway, The Cotton Sail Hotel may be just what you are looking for. With contemporarily decorated rooms, a rooftop bar, a relaxing fountain, a seafood restaurant located on the ground level, and riverfront views, you may never want to leave the premises during your trip!

After enjoying a drink and a bite to eat while watching the sunset from the relaxed atmosphere of the Top Deck rooftop bar, indulge in The Cotton Sail Hotel’s Celebration Package the next morning, which includes sparkling wine or cider and breakfast for two served right to your room.

The Eliza Thompson House

If you’re looking for a place to stay that feels like home and offers great service, look no further than The Eliza Thompson House . This historic hotel, located within walking distance of restaurants and shopping galore, offers a slew of amenities and extras, including a continental breakfast, locally roasted coffee, and dessert and coffee time in the late evening.

After your day out, re-group at their evening reception, where hors d’ oeuvres and a range of drinks, both alcoholic and non, are offered while you plan your evening. The Eliza Thompson House is gracious enough to provide menus for local restaurants and are happy to assist you in making dinner reservations.

When planning your stay, be sure to take advantage of their 4-Day Getaway Special, which includes a 15% discount on your total rate and a bottle of champagne upon arrival.

As you can see, there is no shortage of romantic things to do in Savannah, Georgia! From private carriage rides through the city to personalized stays at historic inns, you are sure to experience the perfect couples getaway here, no matter what you are into!

For even more info on attractions, accommodations, and more, order a free visitor guide through the Visit Savannah page.

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21 Romantic Things to Do on a Honeymoon in Savannah, GA

An enchanting Southern city, Savannah is the perfect place for a honeymoon getaway! Find out the most romantic places to stay, things to do, and places to eat in this guide to taking a honeymoon in Savannah, Georgia.

A week-long getaway in Savannah, Georgia is plenty of time to unwind from a hectic wedding and enjoy your honeymoon together.

With this itinerary, you’ll find that we packed a lot in, but our days weren’t completely filled up. We still had plenty of time to relax in the hotel room, watch a movie together, and chill by the pool.

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Romantic Things to See and Do on a Savannah Honeymoon

With its cobblestone streets, charming parks, and numerous activities, Savannah has something to offer every newlywed couple. Check out these top romantic things to do in Savannah.

1. Wormsloe Historic Site

Most visitors to Savannah know about Wormsloe Historic Site for its breathtaking avenue lined by live oaks dripping in Spanish moss. It’s probably one of the most popular things to do in Savannah .

This gorgeous path leads to the tabby ruins from the colonial estate of Noble Jones, the oldest standing structure in Savannah. The historic site has a small museum detailing Jones’ life and displaying artifacts found at Wormsloe.

There are also 7 miles of nature trails running past the tabby ruins, along the marsh, and through the Colonial Life Area where costumed interpreters demonstrate tools from colonial Georgia.

Click here for Savannah day tours that include Wormsloe Historic Site .

2. Bonaventure Cemetery

Bonaventure Cemetery became famous thanks to the 1994 novel Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil and its iconic cover featuring the Bird Girl statue. Bird Girl has since moved to the Telfair Museums , but the cemetery still has plenty of other famous statues.

For instance, the grave of Little Gracie has an incredible marble statue that was carved in her likeness. Visiting Bonaventure Cemetery is also a great way to learn about notable figures in Savannah’s history buried here, like singer Johnny Mercer and governor Edward Telfair.

Bonaventure Cemetery is free to enter and explore yourself, or you can book a guided tour of the cemetery .

3. Forsyth Park

The 30-acre Forsyth Park is famous for its picturesque fountain that was modeled after the fountains at the Place de la Concorde in Paris . Forsyth Park is a romantic place for a stroll or a picnic for two .

The park has basketball courts, tennis courts, playgrounds, sprawling green fields, and local artisans, and it plays host to a weekly Saturday Farmer’s Market as well as top Savannah festivals and events throughout the year.

Forsyth Park is always open and is free to visit!

4. Jones Street

East and West Jones Street are considered the prettiest street in Savannah. With its red brick-lined street, shady trees dripping in Spanish moss, and mid-19th-century Greek Revival homes, I’d have to agree!

Jones Street is always free and open to explore, just be respectful of the residents who live there.

5. Mercer Williams House

If you haven’t read Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil yet, or at least watched the movie adaptation , make sure you do that before visiting the Mercer Williams House ! (I really recommend doing both, reading the book first and then watching the movie, so that you get the full story.)

The home was built for the great-grandfather of Savannah songwriter Johnny Mercer, but no Mercer actually ever lived in the house. The home’s fame comes from Jim Williams, a successful antiques dealer and historic preservationist, who was tried for the murder of his lover Danny Hansford in 1981.

But the house museum isn’t about that; the museum explores Williams’ restoration of the house and his private collection of antique artwork and furniture.

The tour only covers the first floor, so if you want to see more of the home, you’ll have to watch the movie , which was filmed there.

6. The Georgia Tasting Room Wine Tasting

The Georgia Tasting Room at City Market is a cute little wine shop with traditional, seasonal, and local wines. They even have beer, moonshine, and mead, and they offer wine slushies and moonshine slushies.

I highly recommend doing a wine tasting where you can choose six different wines from a long list to try.

7-9. Telfair Museums

Telfair Museums was the first public art museum in the Southern U.S.

Today, it is comprised of three museums: the contemporary Jepson Center for the Arts ; the 19th century Telfair Academy ; and the 19th century Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters .

Read more about each museum below.

Jepson Center

The Jepson Center showcases contemporary art, technology-based art, an interactive children’s museum space, and rotating exhibits from modern and contemporary artists.

Telfair Academy

Telfair Academy is housed in the former 19th century mansion of Alexander Telfair. It opened to the public in 1886 as the first public art museum in the South and the first museum in the U.S. founded by a woman.

The museum houses 19th- and 20th-century American and European art, three 19th century period rooms, and the famous Bird Girl statue from the cover of Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil .

Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters

The Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters is a 19th century Regency style mansion on Oglethorpe Square. Tours of the home explore the complicated relationships between the wealthy homeowners and their enslaved servants.

10. Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist is the seat of the diocese of Savannah. Its French Gothic architecture makes it a Savannah marvel and a must-see in the city.

The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist is open for self-guided tours.

11. Colonial Park Cemetery

The Colonial Park Cemetery was established in 1750, when Savannah was the capital of the British Province of Georgia. This was Savannah’s primary cemetery for 103 years.

You’ll find plenty of notable names on these graves, like Button Gwinnett, a signer of the Declaration of Independence; James Habersham, acting royal governor of the Province of Georgia; John Habersham, member of the Continental Congress; and Joseph Habersham, Postmaster General under three presidents.

Colonial Park Cemetery is open daily and is free to visit.

12. River Street

The brick-lined road of Savannah’s River Street used to be home to cotton warehouses. Now, the street is full of fun restaurants, bars, souvenir shops, and boutiques.

River Street also has lots of historical monuments and statues to explore. This is the perfect spot to sit back and relax as you watch the riverboats and cargo ships traverse the Savannah River.

River Street is always open and free to explore.

13. Savannah Bee Company Mead Tasting

Savannah Bee Company is a boutique shop offering local and international specialty honey, beauty products, and gifts. Their River Street location even has a fantastic mead bar that offers mead tastings.

Let me tell you why a mead tasting at Savannah Bee Company is perfect for a honeymoon: the “honeymoon” was traditionally the time after the wedding when the couple would go off for a month and the bride’s father would give the groom all the mead (alcohol made from honey) he wanted. The “honey” comes from the mead and the “moon” comes from the calendar month.

So it’s very appropriate to do a mead tasting on your honeymoon!

14. Historic Savannah Theatre

The Historic Savannah Theatre on Chippewa Square is one of the United States’ oldest continually-operating theatres. The theatre has been both a movie theater and a live performance venue hosting many notable players.

The theatre continues to host a variety of shows.

15. Old Fort Jackson Historic Site

Located on the Savannah River just a few minutes from Downtown Savannah, Old Fort Jackson is one of the oldest brick forts on the East Coast.

The fort holds daily demonstrations of military drills and dress common to the fort as well as cannon firings.

The highlight of our visit was watching them fire a cannon over the bow of a riverboat cruise!

16. The Book Lady Bookstore

The independently owned The Book Lady Bookstore is a pretty hidden popular place. Located in the lower level of an East Liberty Street home, this bookstore is packed wall-to-wall with books crammed in every open space.

You can find new, used, and rare books here. It’s a book lover’s dream!

17. Beach Day at Tybee Island

Tybee Island is a small barrier island not far from Savannah that has been a popular vacation spot since the late 1800s.

A romantic beach day is a great addition to your Savannah honeymoon itinerary. Tybee Island has five public beaches, local museums, and plenty of great restaurants.

Tybee Island is about a 30 minute drive from Savannah.

18. Savannah City Market

Savannah’s City Market is four block of open-air market that has been operating since the 1700s. At City Market, you’ll find local shopping, dining, bars, and art galleries.

It’s always free to stroll along the beautiful shaded courtyard between Ellis Square and Franklin Square.

19. Pedal Pub Crawl

Hop on a pedal-powered, 15-person bike to explore some of the best bars, pubs, and clubs in Savannah.

There are plenty of companies to choose from, but I recommend going with Savannah Slow Ride . They offer 2-hour long rides, and you can choose from a classic pub crawl, a history tour, or a boos cruise ghost tour.

20. Ghost Tour

You can’t go to Savannah without doing a ghost tour! That’s because Savannah is one of the most haunted cities in America .

We did the Boos Cruise with Savannah Slow Ride on our romantic Savannah honeymoon. But my favorite Savannah ghost tour still has to be the Hearse Ghost Tour , which I did a few years ago with my friend .

On the Hearse Ghost Tour, you ride around in a real hearse that has an open top and swivel seats. You cruise around Savannah and hear tales from the city’s haunted past. And the tour guides are a lot of fun!

Hearse Ghost Tours last for about 75-90 minutes.

Other great ghost tour options include a Spooky Savannah Haunted Pub Crawl or a History & Haunts Candlelit Walking Ghost Tour .

21. The Globe

The iconic globe in Savannah is a former natural gas storage tank built in the 1950s. It was painted to look like a standard desktop globe of the Earth a couple years later and has since been repainted to look like Earth seen from space and even includes Hurricane Floyd heading for Savannah. The globe has its own planet Earth/moon mailbox, too!

The land around the globe is currently being developed, and the new site plans to incorporate the globe in the new property. Yay for preserving this weird Savannah relic!

Top Savannah Tours

With so much to see, Savannah can be overwhelming for any first-time traveler. To take some of the stress out of planning your visit, opt for a guided tour! Check out this list of the top Savannah tours to help you make the most of your time in this gorgeous Southern city.

  • Savannah Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley Tour
  • Savannah First Squares Culinary & Cultural Walking Food Tour
  • Savannah History and Haunts Candlelit Ghost Walking Tour

Best Places to Eat and Drink On Your Romantic Honeymoon in Savannah

Whether you’re looking for a romantic dinner, a quick bite to-go to eat in a historic square, a to-go drink while you explore, or a night out dancing, there are plenty of options for your Savannah honeymoon. Check out these top Savannah restaurants and bars.

Top Savannah Restaurants

  • Alligator Soul — Alligator Soul is an intimate fine dining restaurant located in an old basement grain warehouse. It’s very fancy, very expensive, and very much worth it. Alligator Soul is the perfect romantic restaurant for your Savannah honeymoon!
  • Tequila’s Town Mexican Restaurant — Tequila’s Town Mexican has been voted the best Mexican restaurant in Savannah. They serve Tex-Mex, Mexican classics, and of course plenty of tequila and margaritas.
  • Vinnie Van Go-Go’s — Vinnie Van Go-Go’s has some of the best pizza in town. They serve large slices of thin Neapolitan pizzas and massive calzones.
  • Corleone’s — Corleone’s Trattoria serves Italian and Mediterranean dishes in a quaint little downtown restaurant.
  • Bayou Cafe Food Truck — When we visited, Bayou Cafe was a dive bar on River Street, but now the café operates as a food truck serving amazing seafood and Cajun dishes.
  • Spanky’s Pizza Galley & Saloon — Spanky’s on River Street has been a Savannah institution since 1976. Their name may say “pizza”, but they’re actually known for their amazing Original Chicken Fingers.
  • YATAI Ramen + Yakitori — YATAI brings Japanese street food, ramen, and yakitori to Savannah. The inside looks like a traditional Japanese food stall, anime murals decorate the walls, and they play anime on the TV. It’s definitely the place to bring your nerdy new hubby to!
  • B&D Burgers — B&D Burgers is the perfect place for burger lovers in Savannah. They serve gourmet burgers and sliders, including alligator sliders.
  • Carey Hilliards Restaurant — Carey Hilliards is a family-friendly diner known for its barbecue and fresh seafood.

Top Savannah Bars

  • Mint To Be Mojito Bar & Bites — Mint To Be is my favorite Savannah bar because I love a mojito! They make their mojitos fresh with all natural ingredients. You can even mix their flavors to create your own mojito. And the décor is so cute!
  • Rocks on the Roof — Rocks on the Roof is the perfect place to grab a drink and enjoy the views of the Savannah River. This rooftop bar is located at the top of the Bohemian Hotel .
  • Wet Willie’s — Wet Willie’s is a chain serving a rainbow of frozen drinks, some with a very high alcohol content. You can mix and match flavors to make your own drink or famous drinks; once I figured out I could make a mudslide, that’s all I drank! They have two Savannah locations: on River Street and at City Market.
  • Jen & Friends — If you like fun martinis (funtinis!), then you’ll love Jen & Friends. They have over 300 flavors of martinis, like Twix flavored, Reece’s flavored, and birthday cake flavored. And if that’s not your thing, they also have more than 200 beers.
  • The Georgia Tasting Room — The Georgia Tasting Room serves wine, moonshine, mead, and craft beer. They also have delicious wine or moonshine slushies.
  • PS Tavern — PS Tavern is a cozy little neighborhood sports bar and is home the Green Bay Packer watch parties, various college watch parties, and U.S. Soccer watch parties.
  • The Rooftop at Sorry Charlie’s Oyster Bar — Sorry Charlie’s has a great rooftop bar overlooking Ellis Square where you can try their Fish House Punch or their famous Frosé.
  • Savannah Smiles Dueling Pianos — Savannah Smiles Dueling Pianos is a fun late-night piano bar playing songs picked by the audience.
  • The Crypt Pub — The Crypt Pub is a spooky club decked out with some seriously creepy décor.

Where to Stay for Your Romantic Savannah Honeymoon

An important thing to figure out for your Savannah honeymoon is where to stay. Savannah has so many romantic accommodations that you can easily fall in love with.

Kevin and I stayed at the Hyatt Regency Savannah overlooking River Street and the Savannah River. We upgraded for a balcony room overlooking the river; it was a lot of fun watching the ships and riverboats come in and out.

The hotel has a pool, fitness center, on-site restaurant, and direct access to River Street. It’s the perfect location, only steps away from many of Savannah’s top sights. Read reviews for the Hyatt Regency Savannah here .

If you’re looking for more of a cozy B&B vibe, you can’t go wrong with the Hamilton-Turner Inn , an 1873 mansion on Lafayette Square; or the Kehoe House , a restored 1892 Renaissance Revival mansion.

More Places to Stay in Savannah

Find the perfect place to rest your head on your visit to Savannah, from the top rated accommodations to unique stays you can’t get anywhere else.

  • Where We Stayed: Hyatt Regency Savannah
  • Top Hotel: Perry Lane Hotel
  • Great Value: Hilton Garden Inn Savannah Historic District
  • Unique Stay: Hamilton-Turner Inn

Start Planning Your Romantic Savannah Honeymoon!

Start planning your one-of-a-kind honeymoon getaway to Savannah! I hope this handy guide to this eclectic city helps you discover all that Savannah has to offer.

Romantic Savannah Honeymoon Map

Want to easily plan your romantic honeymoon in Savannah, Georgia? Check out the map below for all the romantic locations listed in this post.

Our COVID Honeymoon

We did it, y’all! We managed to get married in the midst of a pandemic! And since ou r international honeymoon to Belize had to be postponed, we decided on Savannah for our domestic honeymoon.

We had such a fun time enjoying all the most romantic things to do in Savannah, and I’m exciting to share this itinerary with you!

I hope this helps you plan your own romantic getaway to Savannah, Georgia. Happy travels!

More Savannah, GA Itineraries

Check out more fun things to do in Savannah, Georgia with the help of these itineraries:

  • How to Spend the Perfect Girls’ Weekend in Savannah, Georgia
  • 4 Incredibly Fun Things to Do in Savannah, Georgia
  • 13 Most Haunted Places in Savannah, Georgia

Ready to honeymoon in Savannah, Georgia? Plan your trip with these tips.

  • Book your flight:  Find the cheapest flights using  Skyscanner , my favorite flight search engine.
  • Find accommodation: You can find top hotels in Savannah using Hotels.com.
  • Get a Guide: If this is your first visit to Savannah, then check out this Savannah First-Timer’s Guide ebook .
  • Get packing:  Make sure you’ve packed everything you need with my packing list resources .

Have you spent a romantic honeymoon in Savannah, Georgia? Let me know in the comments!

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Love Savannah. Would have loved to have spent our honeymoon there. It’s such an easy place to fall in love with. So much charm and definitely one of my favorite cities! I couldn’t get enough of just wandering around through all the different squares, admiring the homes, the Spanish moss trees. I absolutely love all the ghost tours. My favorite restaurants there are The Pirate’s House, The Lady and Sons, and Leopold’s.

I couldn’t agree more! Savannah is the ultimate romantic destination!

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Fun Things to Do in Savannah GA for Couples – 34 Romantic Ideas

Wide shot of the fountain spraying water at Forsyth Park with a grove of trees leading up to it with black iron light poles lining the sidewalk in Savannah, Georgia, USA

Nicknamed the ‘hostess city of the South,’ this is one southern city that rolls out the red carpet for couples. Whisper sweet nothings to your paramour under a backdrop of Southern Gothicism, when you sample the bounty of romantic things to do in Savannah GA.

Follow along to discover 34 fun things to do in Savannah GA for couples.

Hauntingly stunning architecture, breathtaking coastal landscapes, and rich history come together to create the ideal atmosphere for sexy Savannah date ideas or a special anniversary in Savannah GA.

Stroll hand in hand underneath the stately Oak trees dripping in Spanish moss, spot dolphins on Tybee Island, or trade sweet bites of pralines and cheesecake on a guided dessert tour.

Whether you choose to cozy up to your honey on an intimate candlelit ghost tour or challenge your partner on who can make the best cocktail, a visit to Savannah offers up no shortage of hidden gems, tours, and attractions.

Ready to discover the most romantic things to do in Savannah? Read on…

Romantic Savannah Hotels & BnBs

Wondering how to fan the flames of your romance in the Forest City? Before you tackle the countless Savannah GA romantic things to do, you’ll need to secure some sublime lodgings.

Explore the city’s many art galleries, eateries, and iconic sights when you reserve undeniable swanky, charming, or modern accommodations. Tackle your carriage ride or haunted tour in style when you book a night (or three) at any of our favorite Savannah Hotels  or Bnbs:

Close up photo of the sign for Hamilton-Turner Inn with the entrance to the Inn in the back ground in Savannah, Georgia, USA

JW Marriott Savannah Plant Riverside District

Ideal for couples seeking a taste of modern luxury married with an unparalleled view of the glittering Savannah Riverwalk, the JW Marriott was once a historic power plant.

Now, couples of all ages can enjoy their chic minimalistic rooms, river views, and on-site spa. 

Hamilton-Turner Inn

A beguiling mix of history, opulence, and romance, it’s no wonder the Hamilton-Turner Inn in Savannah has been voted ‘Best Romantic Hotel’ by USA Today.

Formerly a private home, their French Empire-style architecture and decor will whisk you away to a bygone era.

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Enjoy complimentary wine and hors d’oeuvres in the Parlor each night, or linger by the warm flames of the fireplace as you conclude your evening with a glass of port.

Amp up the love quotient even more by surprising your partner with their romance package . 

Kehoe House

Daily cooked-to-order gourmet breakfast, private balconies, homemade cookies, and special turn-down services are just a few of the little touches that make a stay at Kehoe House so special.

The stately brick edifice has been called ‘one of the most romantic inns’ in the nation and will work with you to craft the perfect anniversary, honeymoon, or custom lovers package.  

Front entrance to the Kehoe House at night with Christmas lights and garland wrapped around the stair railings

Catherine Ward House Inn

A quaint BnB conveniently located in Savannah’s Victorian District, the Catherine Ward House Inn offers up intimate accommodations with a touch of historic ambiance.

Revel in the comfort of your four-poster bed, fireplace, and jacuzzi while planning your romantic rendezvous. 

Amethyst Garden

It is said that purple is the color of royalty, and one night in the Amethyst Garden will leave you feeling like the true kings and queens you are!

Embrace the romance of the Victorian era in this former mansion which provides 11 exquisitely appointed suites and rooms.

Sleep like a baby in your 4-poster or canopy bed before waking to homemade southern breakfast delights such as peach bread pudding and creamy Georgia grits.  

Azalea Inn & Villas

Warm southern charm flows through every interaction at Azalea Inn & Villas . Whether catching some sun and sipping vino poolside or chatting with the staff about restaurant recommendations, you can expect five-star service.

Spoil your Valentine even more with one of their romance packages which include special touches such as rose bouquets, bubbly, silk rose petal turndown, chocolate-covered strawberries, and more!

small firepit surrounded by chairs next to an outdoor pool at the Azalea Inn and Villas in Savannah, Georgia

The Gastonian

An award-winning hotel located just a few blocks from the spaciously sprawling green fields of Forsyth Park, the Gastonian oozes Southern Gothic charm.

Well-appointed rooms feature luxurious details that set the stage for passionate pleasures, including brilliant chandeliers, clawfoot tubs, private balconies, whirlpool tubs, working fireplaces, and plush robes. 

Most Romantic Restaurants

Candlelight, whispers of haunted love stories, and centuries-old mansions make dining in Savannah a thoroughly sensual experience. Whether you are a culinary expert or a novice foodie, a memorable meal is one of our top things to do for couples in Savannah GA. Raise the bar on romance, and indulge in epic cocktails, aphrodisiacs, and more with any of our top picks for date night dinners:

Alligator Soul

Alligator Soul is an adventurous gourmand craving seasonal flavors and unique meats with an eclectic spin will find their culinary soul mate match in Alligator.

Sip on a uber-fresh (and organic) cocktail like the Gini-Tini before contemplating whether to order the alligator chorizo mac and cheese or Gumbo’s Baby Back.

Conclude your night by trading bites of their caramelized peach crepe cake. 

Olde Pink House

Olde Pink House is a Savannah staple just dripping with romantic charm. Everything from their rosy pink facade to the cozy fireplaces and ornate chandeliers screams southern elegance.

Toast your honey with their signature cocktail, the ‘Pink Lady’ as you tuck into dixie-inspired delicacies like cornbread fried oysters, their famous BLT salad, and grilled pork tenderloin served with bourbon molasses, sweet potatoes with pecan vanilla butter, and collards.

Wide shot of the Olde Pink House, the building is painted a faded light pink color and has lots of windows, restaurant and tavern on a sunny day in Savannah, Georgia, USA

Elizabeth on 37th

The opulence of a 1900s mansion, an impressive wine list, and fine coastal cuisine make Elizabeth on 37th a ‘must eat’ for any food-loving duo.

Indulge in the most sumptuous seafood of your life, such as half-moon river clams simmered in truffle oil or spicy Savannah red rice with Georgia shrimp, before moving on to a positively sinful chocolate pecan torte. 

Romantic Places in Savannah GA

Horse-drawn carriages, gothic architecture dripping with ivy, and a sophisticated southern spirit make a Savannah romance worthy of Hollywood. Commemorate your Hostess City stay for years to come with plenty of Instagram-worthy snaps. Take the stress out of scouting your next couples photoshoot location with our favorite spots for capturing content:

Forsyth Park & Fountain

The entire park is a gorgeous oasis of green. However, couples and IG influencers alike flock to the 150-year-old Savannah fountain.

The fountain is surrounded by old trees covered in Spanish Moss, a large antique wrought iron fence, and a spacious romantic walkway. 

Quaint cobblestone streets, expansive waterfront views, and the ability to hit up a multitude of the city’s most popular bars for a to-go cocktail make River St. an enviable stop for any amateur photographer. 

Rainbow Row

Rainbow Row is just one block from River St. in Savannah’s historic Landmark. This charming row of multi-colored Carpenter Italianate-style houses makes for a cheerful yet classical backdrop.

  • Bonaventure Cemetery

A pinch of paranormal and a whole lot of eerie makes for some spellbinding snaps at the city’s most famous cemetery.

Wander through 100 acres of antique tombstones, crypts, and dirt paths overgrown by local flora and fauna at the iconic Bonaventure Cemetary .

white dog laying on grass near tombstones at Bonaventure Cemetery in Savannah, Georgia, USA

Best Picnic Spots

Shrimp and grits, fried green tomatoes, and sugary sweet pralines. With so many local dishes to sample, it would be a darn shame not to try them all. When your well of couple things to do in Savannah GA has run dry, grab some chilled rose and a blanket and settle in for an old-school picnic.

Expand your dining itinerary and surroundings when you visit any of the best picnic spots in the Forest City.

Forsyth Park

Expansive grassy fields, loads of sunshine, and grand oaks providing shade make this renowned park an A+ pick for any afternoon picnic.

Whitefield Square

Sip your sweet tea hand in hand with your sweet baby underneath this adorable white gazebo.

A woman in a white dress and man in a red shirt having a picnic in the park

Chippewa Square

Unlike Forest, we would not suggest running through this iconic square. Instead, grab a blanket and stock up on wine, cheese, and the like at the nearby Gallery Espresso for a truly Parisian-worthy picnic.

Savannah GA Things To Do For Couples

With your accommodations and social media content secure, it’s finally time to dive into things to do as a couple in Savannah GA. Stop your endless scrolling, as our love-struck guides have done extensive research into what to do in Savanna GA for couples.

From fresh seafood lunches to paranormal walking tours, our Savannah itinerary goes far beyond the top 10 romantic things to do in Savannah GA.

Water Tours and Riverboat Cruises

Savannah land & sea tour.

Ready for an exhilarating day of both water and earth-based excitement? Experience the best of both worlds when you book a Savannah Land & Sea Tour with your partner. 

An excellent primer into the fascinating history of Georgia’s oldest city, this three-hour tour is bursting with swoon-worthy land and sea views, photo opportunities, and intriguing facts.

One part 90 minute trolley ride, one part scenic Savannah Riverboat Cruise, this comprehensive guided tour will provide ample opportunities for cute couple content as you sail down the Savannah River. 

Keep your ears open, though, to not miss a moment of your Captain’s tall tales and true stories regarding Savannah’s role as a modern port and munch on tasty morsels from the Riverboat’s snack shop. 

More incredible tour stops include:

  • Old Fort Jackson – home to one of the largest and oldest artillery pieces in the U.S.
  • Savannah’s Historic Riverfront – witness a spellbinding skyline view as well as a plethora of fine dining, shopping, and nightlife options.

Tybee Island Dolphin Tour

Breaching dolphins, the salty spray of ocean air, and a sumptuous lunchtime seafood feast make the Tybee Island Dolphin Tour one aquatic adventure you’ll never forget.

Your 5.5-hour tour kicks off with an epic lunch* where ‘the elite eat in their bare feet’ aka the famous Crab Shack. Feast on snow crab, mussels, crawfish, shrimp, and more before boarding your water-bound vessel for a thrilling jaunt through the Tybee Island’s waterways in search of playful bottlenose dolphins, native birdlife, turtles, and gators. 

Snap away to capture the beauty and intelligence of these beloved creatures, and keep that camera handy to document the postcard-worthy facade of the renowned Tybee Island Lighthouse. 

**Lunch is not included in the tour price

Savannah Historic District & Islands Private Guided Tour

Give the gift of quality time when you book an intimate private guided tour of Savannah’s Historic District & Islands . 

Cultivate a deeper appreciation of this Southern city full of mystery, history, and coastal allure with this half-day tour led by a local expert guide.

Set forth traversing all 22 of Savannah’s historic district squares and point out the Victorian homes, churches, museums, and charming BnBs that pepper this neighborhood. 

Next, venture to Tybee Island, Pier, and Pavilion, all of which have been strategically important to Georgia since the 18th century. 

Conclude your momentous day of history, heritage, and Southern culture with a stop and photo opportunity at the Fort Pulaski National Monument, one of the best-preserved forts from the Civil War.

walls and ceiling with ornate details and paintings and altar in center and row of pew chairs with people browsing around building at Cathedral of St. John the Baptist in Savannah, Georgia, USA

Savannah Riverboat: Sunday Brunch Sightseeing Cruise

Brunch with your baby while aboard an authentic riverboat, what could be more romantic in Savannah? Put on your Sunday best and pour out some freshly squeezed OJ when you book a Savannah Riverboat: Sunday Brunch Sightseeing Cruise .

Step aboard the ‘Georgia Queen’ and prime yourself for an unrivaled river-bound escapade steeped in Southern tradition. Relish your 90-minute sightseeing cruise.

The cruise provides sublime views of the best River St. landmarks, coupled with hilarious and heartfelt narration from your esteemed boat captain.

You may t reat your tastebuds to mouthwatering mouthfuls of the best Southern buffet with dishes such as:

  • Southern Fried Chicken
  • Honey Glazed Spiral Ham
  • Savannah Shrimp and Grits
  • Ham and Broccoli Quiche
  • Fresh Garden Greens with Dressing

Historic & Cultural Tours

Savannah carriage tour.

Who doesn’t love a little fairy tale romance? Make your Forest City getaway even more special when you take in the city via a carriage ride. Horse-drawn carriages offer a glimpse into Savannah’s past while allowing you to learn all about the city’s fascinating history.

Sit back as your noble steed boldly trots on as you cover approximately 8 of Savannah’s beautiful squares. Choose from public, private, or special occasion tours as you soak in expert narration, unique landmarks, and iconic homes. Ideal for any proposal, anniversary, or even wedding, the special occasion tour can be tailored to your sweetie’s specific preferences.

From roses to chocolates to ‘just married’ banners, Savannah Carriage Tour loves to play cupid.

Private Tour of Savannah’s Historic District, Isle of Hope & Bonaventure

Cuddle up with your other half underneath the majestic Spanish moss and stunning architecture of Savannah’s most historic sites on your very own Private Tour of Savannah’s Historic District, Isle of Hope & Bonaventure . 

Revel in the decadence of having your local expert guide all to yourself as you cover everything from Victorian-era churches to plantations. Depending on your specific interests and desires, this tour can be customized to spend as little or as much time as you require at each location.

Additional tour highlights include:

  • Savannah Historic District
  • Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
  • Christ Church Episcopal
  • Wesley Monumental United Methodist Church
  • Wormsloe Historic Site
  • Isle of Hope Marina

90-Minute Savannah History & Haunts Candlelit Walking Ghost Tour

The warm glow of a lantern, the magic illumination of the moonlight, and a whisper of mystery make the 90-Minute Savannah History & Haunts Candlelit Walking Ghost Tour a surprisingly romantic way to impress any date.

Lovers of all things ghostly and paranormal will flip for the chance to uncover the darker side of Savannah. Grab hold of your lover’s hand as you brace yourself for eerie stories and tall tales regarding Savanah’s deep and dark history of war, execution, and murder. 

Your 90-minute walking tour is equal parts history lesson and entertainment. In addition, it is sure to pique your interest in one of America’s most haunted cities. 

The Savannah Underground: An Immersive Ghost Hunt

Uncover an unseen side of one of America’s most haunted cities on the Savannah Underground: An Immersive Ghost Hunt tour.  Walking tours peppered with poltergeists and specters offer a spine-chilling way to interact with the Hostess City’s dark history.

Embark on a 90-minute journey that is equal parts ghost-hunting boot camp and immersive adventure. Grab your lover’s hand as you enjoy a thrilling trolley ride and theatrically scary fun on this two-part nocturnal tour. Glean priceless ghost-hunting skills, and view sublime after-dark city vistas, majestic monuments, and fountains all from the seat of your charming trolley.

Ghosts & Gravestones Haunted Trolley Tour

Does your little love muffin have an affinity for the macabre? Fulfill every last occult fantasy with a Ghosts & Gravestones Haunted Trolley Tour . Spend over an hour witnessing the untold secrets and spooky stories of the Forest City. Take on ancient cemeteries, historical battlegrounds, and old mansions via trolley service.

Your gravedigger guide will expound on local legends and tall tales as you cruise through the stunning historic district. Admire stately homes, picturesque squares, and historical landmarks. In addition, your evening tour includes exclusive nighttime access to both the Andrew Low House and the Perkins and Son’s Ship Chandlery.

Noted for being two of the city’s most haunted locales, you will be primed to experience sightings of the paranormal firsthand.

ground view of exterior of Andrew Low House with trees and plant in the foreground in Savannah, Georgia, USA

Private Historic Savannah Tour in a Vintage Citroën

Cupid called, and he’s looking to rev up the romance! Classic car fiends and romantics alike will fall head over heels for this vintage-inspired tour. 

The Private Historic Savannah Tour in a Vintage Citroën is the most unique way to see all the best sites of the Forest City and commemorate your love in a custom car. 

Pose for Instagram-worthy snaps and soak in the architecture, history, and breathtaking landmarks of Savannah in elegance with this completely unique tour. 

Cruising around the downtown historic district in this rare car, you’ll feel just like a celebrity as you explore:

  • Savannah Historic District – view the city’s most beautiful squares and picturesque parks.
  • Forsyth Park – marvel at this expansive verdant space, containing many fountains and an intriguing history.
  • Chippewa Square – an iconic city square that played an integral role in the city’s development.
  • Mercer Williams House Museum – a Savannah staple made famous by the book and film, Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil.
  • Telfair Academy – a historic museum with a photo-worthy entrance.
  • City Market – home to a bevy of outdoor markets, events, food destinations, art galleries, and more.
  • Historic River Street – jaw-dropping river views and quaint cobblestone streets make this a must-see.
  • Colonial Park Cemetery – an equal parts creepy and somber locale that borders the city’s historic police station and jail.
  • Lucas Theatre For the Arts – a sublime theater that was inspired by the Greek revival, art deco, and neoclassical period styles.
  • Chatham Artillery Armory – an antique old armory building provides the perfect conclusion for your thorough tour.

Daytime view of stone graves on a green lawn with trees surrounding under a blue sky with clouds

Food & Drink Tours

Savannah culinary & cultural walking food tour.

If food is the language of love, then booking your romantic Savannah Culinary & Cultural Walking Food Tour is just another delightfully tasty way to say ‘amour’ to your sweetheart.

Open your palates and your mind. Meanwhile, uncover the colorful history, architecture, and culture of the low city through its unique cuisine.

Your three-hour culinary odyssey will kick off with a tour of the city’s four original squares. In addition, you’ll experience scenic stops along its sparkling waterfront. Prepare your tastebuds for a wide array of local specialties, such as:

  • shrimp and grits
  • pork belly donut slides
  • Scottish and English cuisine (a nod to the city’s founders)
  • one-of-a-kind honey.*

Further stops on your 1.5-mile tour include Oglethorpe and Ellis Square, the American Prohibition Museum, and City Market. 

**Tastings are subject to change without notice. 

The dining room at 22 Square Lounge with wooden seating and black accents, it's the first stop of Savannah Culinary & Cultural Walking Food Tour in Savannah, Georgia, USA

Savannah’s Off-The-Beaten-Path Secret East Side Historic Walking Food Tour

Craving something different? Quell all hangry thoughts, and embrace the unexpected when you and your better half reserve Savannah’s Off-The-Beaten-Path Secret East Side Historic Walking Food Tour .

Ideal for those gourmands yearning to try out Savannah’s most famous eateries, as well as her hidden gems. This three-hour gastronomical affair pulls out all the stops. 

Featuring food tastings from 6 restaurants. Visitors will meander through the serene and dignified historic squares of the east side as they make their way to:

  • Smith Brothers Butcher Shop*
  • Zunzi’s Takeout
  • 17Hundred90 Inn & Restaurant
  • Mirabelle Cafe

Feast on such Southern signature dishes and bites as:

  • chicken sandwiches en papillote
  • chopped BBQ pork
  • fried green tomatoes
  • peach cobbler waffles

Pro Tip: Come hungry, as your many samples will add up to one filling lunch!

**Specific restaurant stops are subject to change.

Cocktail Class in Congress Street Up

Shaken or stirred? Bust out your best bartending skills with your honey (and compete over who can pour the best drinks) when you attend the Cocktail Class in Congress Street Up . 

Enter a world of prohibition, speakeasies, and 1920s glamour when you discover the craft of cocktail making during your hands-on class at the speakeasy bar in the American Prohibition Museum. 

This 2-hour liquor fueled escapade offers both libations and knowledge. Meanwhile, your expert bartender will guide and educate you on the process of making two Prohibition-era cocktails.

As you sample three other drinks and munch on tasty snacks, you will expand your cocktail repertoire. In addition, you’ll learn about the scintillating history of cocktail recipes, mixology, and the Prohibition era. 

people sitting at the bar at Moon River Brewing Co.

Southern Flavors of Savannah Walking Dessert Tour

Sweet things for your sweet thing! Pump up the sugar and the saccharine mushiness. This romantic tour celebrates Savannah’s best treats, sweets, and desserts.

The Southern Flavors of Savannah Walking Dessert Tour is the most delicious way to gobble up Savannah’s history and culture, while visiting her most charming taverns, bakeries, and cafes. 

Your three-hour tour will include luscious bites such as:

  • the award-winning cheesecake from Tondee’s Tavern
  • praline samples from Savannah’s Candy Kitchen
  • cookie samples from Byrd’s Famous Cookie Co.
  • Thailand’s famous rolled ice cream from Below Zero

Enjoy complimentary coffee and tea to wash down your honeyed sweets. Then, once you’re fully caffeinated, be sure to capture some epic shots of Wright, Ellis, and Johnson Square.

Savannah Walktails & Bar Bites Guided Happy Hour Tour

Elevate your romantic Savannah getaway with an exclusive adults-only tour. During the tour, you’ll experience the city’s most unique bars, cocktails, and local to-go cup policy.

The ultimate introduction to Happy Hour in the Hostess City, your Savannah Walktails & Bar Bites Guided Happy Hour Tour is a fun-filled way to eat and drink your way through downtown. 

Sip on refreshing mojitos in to-go cups. Meanwhile, your professional guide will captivate you with hilarious stories, anecdotes, and expert prohibition period knowledge.

This 2.5-hour liquid adventure includes two cocktails plus snacks. In addition, it stops at both the American Prohibition Museum and the Historic District. 

counter at Two Tides Brewing Company decorated with wood and white tiles

Curated Experiences

Private scenic siesta: picnic experience in savannah.

Forget boxes of chocolates, flowers, and sappy love poems. Impress your sugar plum with the gift of surprise, sensual scenery, and private time.

A truly romantic experience that makes for an epic anniversary, birthday, or date, the Private Scenic Siesta: Picnic Experience in Savannah is worth every penny.

Leave the details to the experts. Meanwhile, lavish your lover with a once-in-a-lifetime picnic park escapade. Snuggle up in the gorgeous greenery of Forsyth Park, also known as ‘The Central Park of the South.’ 

First, you’ll experience a brief guided history on the Park’s background and inception. Then visit the famed fountain. Afterward, you and your partner will be led to the dashingly divine boho picnic set up of your dreams. 

Dine al fresco underneath the trees as you enjoy:

  • Blankets, plush pillows, and a gorgeous tablescape that adorn your custom-height table
  • Bug repelling device 
  • Bluetooth speaker (curated playlist optional)
  • Appetizer and refreshments
  • Activities like arts and crafts, books, and playing cards
  • Hand sanitizer and sunscreen

Pro Tip: Feel free to bring a bottle of wine or your own alcohol. These libations will not be provided during the experience.

close up of food and drinks in boxes over green gingham cloth from Picnic Provisions Food in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Private Photoshoot in Savannah, GA

Lights, camera, action! Ham it up like the celebrity power couple you are with your own Private Photoshoot in Savannah, GA . We all might not be Beyonce and Jay-Z. However, we can all learn how to strut our stuff (and create some amazing Georgia memories) with a little tutelage.

Follow your photographer’s sage advice on poses, scenery, and more on your 1-hour photo session. In addition, you are guaranteed to come home with some # couplegoal-worthy snapshots. 

Scout out such breathtaking, romantic Savannah backdrops as the Forsyth Fountain, River Street, and more. Meanwhile, create lasting memories and take home three professionally edited shots.

Pro Tip: Debating whether to go full supermodel glam? Contact your photographer to inquire about professional hair and makeup for your very special day. 

Close up photo of a romantic couple at dinner.

The beauty, complicated history, and storybook allure of Savannah has been attracting couples for decades. Everyone from newlyweds to partners entering their twilight years will enjoy the countless things for couples to do in Savannah GA.

Take a stab at mixing your own Bee’s Knees or Gin Rickey cocktails, tuck into tantalizing bites of peach cobbler waffles, or load into a vintage Citroën to view the courtly Mercer Williams House Museum.

However you choose to spend your romantic adventure, Savannah, GA is sure to please.

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Custom romance packages in savannah, for an exceptional romantic getaway in savannah .

Book a room in one of six inns in the Historic Inns of Savannah collection.  Our concierges on staff are happy to help with dinner reservations, or maybe a special champagne surprise in your room.  Book early to reserve the best rooms for your weekend!

The Kehoe House A TripAdvisor Top Romantic Hotel in the USA

The Kehoe House is the ultimate choice for a beautiful, private getaway for two. Ask for chilled champagne and chocolate-dipped strawberries to be included at turndown for a delicious touch. 

• Rooms with Private Balconies • Romantic Packages & Add-ons Available • Silver-tray Breakfast Service Available

Whether it's a weekend getaway, anniversary, or honeymoon, romantic occasions are exceptional at The Marshall House.  A stay here—combined with an amazing dinner at 45 Bistro located on the hotel's first floor—make a perfect romantic Savannah getaway.

•  Award-winning Restaurant, 45 Bistro, on-site •  Exceptionally Romantic Suites & Balcony Rooms •  Romantic additions available

Enjoy a rendezvous for two at this romantic Savannah inn. Offering a charming atmosphere just steps from the waterfront, East Bay Inn is immensely popular for romantic Savannah getaways. 

•  Luxurious Tall-Ceiling Guest Rooms •  Located near many great restaurants •  Pet-friendly 

Tucked into one of Savannah's most charming downtown streets, this Jones Street hotel is ideal for exploring the city's many hidden treasures.

•  Private, peaceful guest rooms •  Located on one of Savannah's most romantic streets •  Romantic turn-down service

The Gastonian Named One of Georgia's Most Romantic Inns by Georgia Public Broadcasting

With private gardens, sun-dappled balconies, and the historical beauty of Savannah—this elegant Inn is the perfect place to get lost with the one you love.

•  Romantic Turn-down Service Available •  Honeymoon and Elopement Specialists •  Beautiful Private Garden

The city's historic riverfront is the perfect setting for romantic Savannah getaways, making the riverfront Olde Harbour Inn an ideal choice. A historic inn offering waterfront suites, luxurious amenities, and warm hospitality designed to make your stay completely relaxing, Olde Harbour Inn boasts the city's only suites on the river, offering a feel that is both elegant and inviting. •  Perfect River-Street Location •  Request 4th Floor Suites for the Ultimate in Romantic Ambiance

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30+ Most Romantic Things To Do In Savannah, Georgia

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This article collects the best date ideas and romantic things to do in Savannah for couples based on significant travel, blogs, reviews, and social media sites.

There are numerous romantic activities available in Savannah. The city’s biggest attractions are listed below, along with ideas for romantic dates. These activities, which range from fine dining to sightseeing throughout the city, are free to attend.

Imagine surprising your loved one with a last-minute trip to Savannah? 

Imagine what it was like when you two first met. 

Bring those emotions to the forefront as you read this article.

Here are 30+ romantic things to do in Savannah with your partner.

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Outdoor / Adventurous Date Ideas in Savannah To Have Fun

Stroll through chippewa square and enjoy beautiful views.

Romantic Things To Do In Savannah, Georgia :

  • Address: Savannah, GA 31401, United States
  • Phone: +1 912-231-0906
“You can’t help but see the squares, they are everywhere. Very cute and well maintained. This one especially because of Forrest Gump!” – Grandie

Chippewa Square is the ideal place to walk around and enjoy the beautiful views on the go. The park’s oak-lined pathways and chairs with spaces make it a perfect place to spend some time comfortably.

One of the most famous locations in the movie Forrest Gump is the north side of Chippewa Square.

Plan a pleasant picnic at Whitefield Square

Romantic Things To Do In Savannah, Georgia : Whitefield Square - Credits: Pexels

  • Cost: $10/person (ticketing)
  • Address: 431 Habersham St, Savannah, GA 31401, United States
  • Phone: +1 912-351-3837

In Savannah, many parks provide beautiful scenery for a noon picnic, but Forsyth Park tops them all. Finding a shady area where you may throw out a blanket and relax among the Spanish moss won’t be difficult.

You can unwind here while enjoying a dish of chocolate-dipped strawberries. Make your way to Whitefield Square if you want a little more privacy. The lovely white gazebo offers a charming setting for a romantic meal with your sweetie.

The Forsyth Farmers’ Market

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  • Cost: Starts from $30-$70 (shopping)
  • Address: 13 E Park Ave, Savannah, GA 31401, United States
  • Phone: +1 912-495-8484
“Each of the squares in downtown Savannah offers a unique touch. In Whitefield Square, it is the gazebo. Another beautiful place to relax.” – Holt

Visit the fascinating Farmers market of Savannah, launched by six ladies in 2009. It is a beautiful place where everyone is welcome. It is where everyone can get wholesome, regionally grown food and offer local farmers an opportunity to showcase their bounty.

Only those who raise and produce the food can sell it in the market. You may get almost anything there, including bread, cheese, eggs, honey, fruit, jams, coffee, and more.

Visit the bustling and lively City Market

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  • Cost: Starts from $15-$100 (shopping)
  • Address: 219 W Bryan St, Savannah, GA 31401, United States
  • Phone: +1 912-232-4903

City Market is a bustling four-block commercial district close to Ellis Square on West Bryan Street. Visit the 300 years old commercial hub of Savannah, where local farmers bring their goods to sell to city residents. 

The Art Center is also nearby, a 19,000-square-foot building with more than 50 active artist studios. There are numerous food options at City Market, including cafes, specialty stores, and a patio where guests can unwind and sip beverages.

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Explore new things at Historic River Street

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  • Cost: Starts from $35-$100 (shopping+food)
  • Address: River St., Savannah, GA 31401, United States

For someone who wants to explore new things with a glimpse of historical background, River Street is the place for them. There are over 100 boutique stores, galleries, restaurants, pubs, and other establishments on River Street. 

It’s simple to spend the entire day visiting this beautiful location because there is so much to see and do.

Go for a picnic in Forsyth Park

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  • Address: 2 W Gaston St, Savannah, GA 31401, United States
  • Phone: +1 912-351-3841
“Worth spending an afternoon here when the weather is nice. Beautiful scenery and perfect picture taking.” – Lavon D

The enormous and magnificent 30-acre Forsyth Park is well-known for its lush landscapes, yearly events, historical landmarks, and much more. 

This area is home to the city’s most well-known fountain, built in 1858 for a picnic or to spend some quality time in the great outdoors simply. 

Lush vegetation, lovely gardens, and giant live oaks covered in Spanish moss add to this park’s beauty.

Turn into wild spirit at Oatland Island Wildlife Center

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  • Cost: $5/person (ticketing)
  • Address: 711 Sandtown Rd, Savannah, GA 31410, United States
  • Phone: +1 912-395-1212
“I think the best way to describe Oatland is that it is a beautiful nature trail with plenty of animals to see along the way.” – David A

Oatland Island Wildlife Center is situated near Savannah’s center, on Sandtown Road. Visitors of any age can enjoy and admire many species of animals living in their natural surroundings at this modest but significant animal sanctuary. 

You can take self-guided tours along the natural route that winds through Oatland Island’s marshlands and forest.

Over 150 creatures, or roughly 50 different species, are present. Visitors can view alligators, birds, cougars, and many other impressive displays, such as the “Wolf Wilderness” exhibit. Meanwhile, the “Georgia Agricultural” display showcases farm animals like cows, goats, and rabbits.

Take Instagrammable photos at Rainbow Row

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  • Cost: Starts from $130-$270 (photography)
  • Address: Rainbow Row, Savannah, Georgia

In Savannah’s historic Landmark, Rainbow Row is about a block away from River St. 

This delightful row of Italianate-style Carpenter homes in a variety of colors provides a cheery yet traditional backdrop.

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Music, Art, Historic, Cultural Date Ideas in Savannah

Catch a mood refreshing performance at historic savannah theater.

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  • Cost: Starts from $41/person (ticketing)
  • Address: 222 Bull St, Savannah, GA 31401, United States
  • Phone: +1 912-233-7764
“My husband and I recently went to see “Back to the Fifties” at this theater. It was fabulous!!

It really took us back to that time. This cast of people brought “the house to their feet”. Great performance!! We highly recommend this attraction while in Savannah!” – Barb

To see a performance at the Historic Savannah Theater, go to Savannah’s historic quarter. The district’s lovely architecture alone is a good enough reason to go.

Since its opening in 1818, the theater has been one of Savannah’s most visited sights. To buy tickets, look through their schedule of events. You won’t soon forget that night.

Recall the heroics of past at the Sea Maritime Museum

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  • Cost: $7/person (ticketing)
  • Address: 41 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Savannah, GA 31401, United States
  • Phone: +1 912-232-1511
“My boyfriend and I had such a great time at the museum! If you love ships like we do, make this a stop on your trip. Plan to spend about 2 hours.” – Brittany

Time to visit the spectacular sea Maritime Museum to see the 18th and 19th-century ships. Its main draw is the collection of ship models, relics, and artworks inside the home.

Nine galleries show a variety of ships, from historic sailing ships from colonial times to modern navy ships. Except on Mondays, the museum is open every day.

Understand the spirit of south at Roots Up Gallery

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  • Address: 230 W Bay St, Savannah, GA 31401, United States
  • Phone: +1 912-677-0826

It’s time to get familiar with the history of the south at Roots Up Gallery. The Gallery showcases a variety of works by self-taught and frequently undiscovered folk artists, painters, and sculptors, including paintings, pottery, sculptures, and jewelry.

The exhibits in the museum remind you of the lives people once led in the remote rural areas of Georgia. You imagine the lifestyles of those who believe that creating art is necessary since it expresses your identity and worldview.

Go back in time at Georgia State Railroad Museum

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  • Cost: $15/person (ticketing)
  • Address: 655 Louisville Rd, Savannah, GA 31401, United States
  • Phone: +1 912-651-6823
“Ride an old train, explore the inside if several others and visit a blacksmith. Co-located with the Children’s museum, it’s the perfect way to spend the day in Savannah.” – Shelliu

Visit the country’s largest comprehensive pre-Civil War railroad complex, which lies in Tricentennial Park on Louisville Road.

It is a recognized U.S. National Historic Landmark housed in the former Central of Georgia Railway Savannah Shops and Terminal Facilities. A working railway turntable, a blacksmith shop, and a carpenter shop are among the beautiful attractions found inside the roundhouse.

The several steam engines, diesel engines, vintage railcars, and cabooses on show will fascinate visitors. In addition to the intriguing locomotives, the museum provides train rides and guided tours.

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Take a tour of Historic District Savannah

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  • Cost: $25/person (tour)
  • Address: 301 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Savannah, GA 31401, United States
  • Phone: +1 912-944-0455

A National Historic Landmark since 1733, the Savannah Historic District. It has been astonishingly conserved up until this point. 

Each year, hundreds of visitors meander through the charming squares in this area of Savannah to admire the spectacular homes, parks, and fountains designed in the Gothic, Georgian, and Greek Revival styles. 

Between the Savannah River, E. Broad Street, Gwinnett Street, and Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard is where the Historic District is located.

Connect with history and nature at Wormsloe Historic Site

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  • Address: 7601 Skidaway Rd, Savannah, GA 31406, United States
  • Phone: +1 912-353-3023
“So glad we visited here. When you first enter, it’s such an amazing sight. We walked around the plantation, didn’t take very long and it was a nice day. That tree lined entryway was just fabulous to see if you have a couple of hours to kill.” – Grant

Noble Jones, a carpenter who immigrated to Georgia in 1733 alongside James Oglethorpe, held the colonial home known as Wormsloe Historic Site. A lovely avenue leads tourists to Wormsloe’s tabby remains of Savannah’s oldest still-standing building, protected by Spanish moss and live oaks.

 Today, visitors to Wormsloe Historic Site can engage with several historical interpreters during events and programs, watch a documentary on the historic site, and see many relics discovered there. An interpretive nature trail also connects the Colonial Life Area to the remains.

Indoor / Relaxing / Foodies Date Ideas in Savannah

Have a scrumptious dinner at elizabeth on 37th.

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  • Cost: Starts from $33-$60 (ticketing)
  • Address: 105 E 37th St, Savannah, GA 31401, United States
  • Phone: +1 912-236-5547

This fantastic restaurant is located in a stunning early 20th-century home and has a very romantic ambiance, despite being a little off the beaten road. Enjoy local products, fresh seafood, and meals with a Southern influence.

Fulfill your sweet cravings at Lulu’s Chocolate Bar

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  • Cost: Starts from $5-$40 (food)
  • Address: 42 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Savannah, GA 31401, United States
  • Phone: +1 912-480-4564
“We had martinis and creme brulee. All were great. Service was fast. Seated almost immediately with a party of 6 on a Friday night. Very busy but provided excellent service.” – Triffer

The shady, cozily decadent, and possibly the sweetest spot in town is Lulu’s Chocolate Bar. A visit to this acclaimed dessert and specialty drink establishment is a “must,” even if you don’t have a sweet tooth.

White chocolate chip, vanilla bean, Bailey’s cheesecakes, Lulu’s famous strawberry suspension cake, flourless chocolate torte, and pies such as praline pecan, peanut butter, and French silk are among the delectable treats offered.

Wine, cocktails, and luxurious concoctions like the Lulutini, a chocolate-flavored martini prepared with chocolate vodka, Meletti Ciocolatto liqueur, crème de cacao, and actual chocolate, are among the available beverages.

Check out the exquisite flavors of Wine at the World of Beer

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  • Cost: Starts from $5 (wine)
  • Address: 112 W Broughton St, Savannah, GA 31401, United States
  • Phone: +1 912-712-3560

World of Beer is unquestionably the destination for you if you enjoy beer. With 50 specialty beers on tap and more than 500 in the cooler, this establishment has established a reputation in quaint Savannah. You will notice games and TVs everywhere when you walk in.

While their pretzels are unique, there is more than just regular pub food available at this business. Among the favorites are tasty foods like fish and chips and beer-battered prawns.

Time to taste some Italian cuisines

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  • Cost: Starts from $40-$100 (food)
  • Address: 5657 Ogeechee Rd, Savannah, GA 31405, United States
  • Phone: +1 912-341-8002

Pacci blends all the outstanding elements of an old-world Italian kitchen: the divine aroma of delectable food produced with fresh ingredients from nearby farms, checkerboard tablecloths evoking a Tuscan tavern, and a kind and welcoming greeting. 

The main dining area is stylish yet relaxed, spacious, bright, and alive with conversation and music. You may experience authentic Italian culture in the Secret Garden, where you’ll find a tranquil patio ideal for a private dinner for two or some quiet reflection over an Amaretto after dinner.

Go on a haunted tour

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  • Cost: $20/person (ticketing)
  • Address: 1 E Broughton St, Savannah, GA 31401, United States
  • Phone: +1 912-292-0960

While it may not seem particularly romantic at the time, haunted tours provide the perfect opportunity to squeeze each other tight. Unofficially crowned “America’s Most Haunted City,” the city’s long and storied past means there are plenty of spooky sights to see after dark.

See Savannah from a Rooftop 

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  • Cost: Starts from $30-$100 (food)
  • Address: 102 W Bay St, Savannah, GA 31401, United States
  • Phone: +1 912-721-3800

Double up the fun of your excellent evening by sipping cocktails on a rooftop. Witness some of the city’s best views at Rocks on the Roof, which is located above the Bohemian Hotel. Statement chandeliers and distinctive artwork create an atmosphere perfect for a romantic night.

Spend some wonderful time at The Gastonian

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  • Address: 220 E Gaston St, Savannah, GA 31401, United States
  • Phone: +1 912-232-2869

This elegant B&B comprises two adjacent 19th-century mansions in the Regency-Italianate style, and it is located in the Historic District just two blocks from Forsyth Park.

The 17 exquisitely furnished guest rooms of this boutique hotel, which has received the AAA Four Diamond Award, are named after notable figures in Savannah’s history.

Each room has a separate bathroom with upscale toiletries, plush robes, and expensive antiques. Additional benefits include wood-burning fireplaces and contemporary comforts like WiFi and flat-screen TVs.

Order a complimentary personalized breakfast to be brought to your room on a silver tray. The ideal way to end your day is with complimentary hors d’oeuvres and wine in the afternoon, followed by desserts and cordials in the evening.

Have a delicious dinner with a stunning atmosphere at the Olde Pink House

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  • Cost: $9/person (ticketing)
  • Address: 23 Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31401, United States
  • Phone: +1 912-232-4286
“Beautiful historic building. The wait staff was lovely. The food was delicious!! They even have a singer that goes around to help people celebrate happy occasions. So lovely.” – Anat O

The Olde Pink House is the perfect place to end your exciting day of Exploration in Savannah with a delicious dinner. The Olde Pink House is a go-to venue in Savannah for every event. 

In the past, the 13 colonies’ secret meetings to declare independence were held in this ancient tower. You will enjoy award-winning American cuisine today in a beautiful setting.

Check out the special eateries of Savannah with Historic Walking Food Tour

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  • Cost: Starts from $20-$100 (food tour)
  • Address: 426 Barnard St, Savannah, GA 31401, United States
  • Phone: +1 912-221-4439

Do you yearn for something unique? When you and your better half book Savannah’s Off-The-Beaten-Path Secret East Side Historic Walking Food Tour, end any hangry thoughts and enjoy the unexpected.

It is ideal for food lovers who want to experience Savannah’s well-known restaurants and hidden gems. This three-hour culinary extravaganza goes all out.

As visitors travel to the following locations, they will pass by the tranquil and dignified old squares on the east side.

Go to a wine tasting at Savannah Oaks Winery

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  • Cost: Starts from $20-$50 (wine)
  • Address: 5500 Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31405, United States
  • Phone: +1 912-355-9463

This nearby winery spans 11,000 acres in the Starr Mountain foothills and provides wine and cheese tastings all year. Request information about the winery’s musical events throughout the year and make a reservation to sample a choice of reds and whites.

Spend a luxurious evening at the Inn on West Liberty

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  • Cost: Starts from $100-$400 (hoteling)
  • Address: 109 W Liberty St, Savannah, GA 31401, United States
  • Phone: +1 912-238-0806

Make reservations for a stay at the Inn on West Liberty if you want a romantic place to end the evening. Our historic bed and breakfast offers easy access to all Savannah has to offer and is located in the city’s historic district. 

Additionally, our inn has a charming garden courtyard where you may unwind with your special someone while reading a book.

The lavish Johnson Square Room is the ideal setting for your holiday with your special someone. A king-sized bed, a walk-in shower, and a stunning view of Liberty Street are all included. Spend some much-needed alone time by the fire while cuddling.

Get a Relaxing massage at Sweet Water Spa

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  • Cost: Starts from $110-$350 (massage)
  • Address: 311 W Broughton St 2nd Floor, Savannah, GA 31401, United States
  • Phone: +1 912-233-3288

After a long day of city exploration, you will want a relaxing massage to relieve the tiredness. Sweet Water Spa is the ideal place to revitalize yourself. It provides a variety of opulent treatments and is popular among residents and tourists. 

Nature-Inspired Date Ideas in Savannah

Let’s dive into the mesmerizing beauty of coastal georgia botanical garden.

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  • Address: 2 Canebrake Rd, Savannah, GA 31419, United States
  • Phone: +1 912-921-5460

It’s almost impossible to deny the striking beauty of Savannah’s most breathtaking gardens. Whether you prefer irises or roses, you’ll see some of the most beautiful blooms at the Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens. 

The gardens are a great place to visit if you want to step away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Take a stroll through Crapemyrtle Allee as you enjoy the company of your significant other.

Unforgettable Date Experiences in Savannah

Cruise through the savannah.

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  • Cost: $40/person (boating)
  • Address: Savannah River, Savannah, Georgia, United States 

Enjoy amazing views of the Gorgeous Savannah River on the riverboat. Take your visit to Savannah to another level as you explore the beauty of this attractive city from the waters. 

Take a boat tour with the picturesque surroundings, enjoy live entertainment, storytelling, and a romantic ambiance to make some unforgettable memories.

Spend a relaxing time at Tybee Island

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  • Address: Tybee Island, Savannah, Georgia, United States

Tybee Island, only 20 miles from Savannah, is a lovely alternative for travelers seeking coastal paradise. The best panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean may be seen on Tybee Island!

The ideal location for romantic Savannah getaway includes playing on the beach, admiring stunning multicolored skies at sunset, and engaging in other fantastic activities. 

The Tybee Island Lighthouse, one of the oldest and tallest lighthouses in the nation, is also located on Tybee Island. 

Prepare for stunning sights you’ve never seen before by ascending the lighthouse’s 178 steps! Delicious dining establishments, romantic hotels, and a tonne of island amenities and activities are all available on Tybee Island.

Explore the city through amazing sightseeing tours

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  • Address: Savannah, Georgia, United States

Want to know the best way to explore the city of Savannah?

Get insider information about famous locations and highlight the best that this beautiful city has to offer. City tours frequently make hidden jewels in the region that might not have been found otherwise known. 

Additionally, it relieves the stress of organizing and navigating a strange and foreign place, leaving you free to concentrate on the picturesque city views and enjoy quality time.

Enjoy a memorable Carriage Ride across the city

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No romantic getaway to the city is complete without taking a carriage tour and exploring Savannah with your special someone. As a local and knowledgeable guide enlightens you with anecdotes, historical details, and more, you can cuddle up close and take in the sights and sounds of this old city.

The city can be seen from a completely different angle while you ride in style and take a break on a carriage tour.

Top 10 Things to do in Savannah

Final Thoughts

Savannah, Georgia, is a beautiful city. The city’s attractions are museums, old structures, historic sites, historic buildings, romantic getaways, hiking trails, city tours, boat tours, amusement parks, food events, and renowned eateries.

We hope you will enjoy all the places on this list.

Have a beautiful time in Savannah.

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Romantic Weekend Trip To Savannah GA | Romantic Things to do in Savannah 2023

Romantic things to do in Savannah

Are you looking for a romantic weekend getaway in the South? Look no further than Savannah, GA! This charming coastal city offers a perfect blend of Southern hospitality, history, and romance that will enchant you.

We found Savannah to be an incredibly romantic place that offered us many nights of strolling hand-in-hand under moss-draped oak trees and plenty of opportunity to visit candlelit restaurants to enjoy the local cuisine. There was no shortage of romantic experiences in Savannah.

A Look at Savannah’s Past

Before you visit Savannah, get a feel for the real Savannah by looking at her past. One way to do that is by picking up a copy of the New York Times Best Seller Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt.

John Berendt has captured the seductive side of Savannah while giving us a glimpse of the somewhat seedy side. You will get a look at the upper-crust southern society that is centered in and around Savannah.

If you don’t have time to read the book before your visit, Clint Eastwood went on to make a movie about Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil .

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Romantic Weekend Trip to Savannah, GA

A weekend trip to Savannah, GA is the perfect romantic getaway if you want to escape the stress of daily life and indulge in quality time together.

This charming coastal city is renowned for its historic charm, beautiful architecture, and Southern hospitality, making it an ideal destination for couples seeking a romantic escape.

Savannah offers a range of experiences that are sure to leave you feeling enchanted and rejuvenated.

Let’s explore some of our top recommendations for an incredibly romantic weekend trip to Savannah, GA, that you can look forward to on your romantic weekend. Pack your bags, grab your partner’s hand and heart , and prepare for a weekend of love, romance, and unforgettable memories in one of the South’s most beautiful cities.

Incredibly Romantic Things to Do in Savannah for Couples

When it came to having to decide on which romantic Southern city to visit we found ourselves perplexed. Located within only 90 minutes of each other are Charleston, SC and Savannah, GA.

We saw both cities would offer us plenty of sightseeing options and opportunities for romance. We couldn’t choose. The food and drink may have put Savannah a little in the lead. You will have to decide for yourself or plan to visit both like we did.

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We found Savannah, GA, is a quint Southern city filled with charm and romance in every corner. If you are looking for a romantic weekend getaway, Savannah offers a wide range of experiences to suit all tastes. Here are some of the top things that we have enjoyed and you can look forward to on a romantic weekend trip to Savannah , GA.

Savannah History Museum and a Trolley Tour

Savannah holds close to its past and finds its history very important in forming who they are today,

We recommend starting the weekend with a visit to the Savannah History Museum and taking a Trolley Tour . This is an excellent way to immerse yourselves in this charming southern city’s rich history and culture.

The Savannah History Museum showcases the city’s past, with exhibits covering everything from the colonial era to the Civil War and beyond. You can explore interactive displays, artifacts, and multimedia exhibits that bring Savannah’s history to life.

Afterward, hopping on a trolley tour provides an enjoyable way to see the city’s sights while learning about its past from knowledgeable guides. The trolley tour takes visitors through the historic district, highlighting significant landmarks and attractions along the way.

Overall, starting the weekend with these activities is an excellent way to get a sense of the city’s history and beauty, setting the tone for a relaxing and romantic weekend ahead.

Tour some of Savannah’s Historic Homes

Romantic weekend trip to Savannah GA Historic homes

Visit some of Savannah’s historic homes . This is a delightful way to experience the city’s rich architectural heritage and learn about its past.

Many of the city’s historic homes have been preserved and restored to their original grandeur, offering visitors a glimpse into the lives of the city’s wealthy residents during the 18th and 19th centuries.

Some of the most notable homes to consider touring include the Owens-Thomas House, the Andrew Low House , and the most notorious haunted Mercer-Williams House, which was made famous by the book and movie “ Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil .”

Visiting Savannah’s historic homes is an enchanting and romantic way to experience the city’s rich heritage and step back in time to a bygone era.

Take a Stroll Through Savannah’s Historic District

One of the most romantic things in Savannah is to stroll through the city’s historic district.

This historic district is lined with cobblestone streets , grand mansions, and picturesque squares shaded by moss-draped oak trees, creating a romantic atmosphere that is hard to resist.

On your stroll, you should stop at Chippewa Square, home to the famous bench featured in the movie “ Forrest Gump .” You can also visit the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, an awe-inspiring 19th-century church that boasts stunning architecture and a peaceful atmosphere.

Another must-see attraction is the Mercer-Williams House Museum , which was once home to the famous Savannah socialite Jim Williams and is now a museum that offers a glimpse into the city’s rich history.

As you hold hands and stroll through the historic district, you can also pop into the many art galleries, boutique shops, and cafes that dot the area, making for a romantic and enjoyable day out.

Enjoy a Romantic Horse-Drawn Carriage Ride

Taking a horse-drawn carriage ride through the historic district of Savannah is one of the most authentic ways to see Savannah. This classic Savannah experience will transport you back in time. A carriage ride is a romantic and iconic way for you to experience the city’s charm and beauty.

As you sit comfortably in the carriage, you can enjoy the clip-clop sound of the horse’s hooves on the cobblestone streets and the picturesque views of the grand mansions and lush squares.

Your carriage driver is knowledgeable about the city’s history and architecture and will provide informative and entertaining commentary throughout the ride.

A horse-drawn carriage ride is a classic Savannah experience that offers a unique and memorable way for couples to see the city’s sights and create lasting memories.

Hold on Tight During a Ghost Tour

Weekend trip to Savannah GA ghost tour

Taking a Savannah Ghost Tour during a romantic weekend is a unique and exciting way to explore the city’s dark and mysterious past. The tour takes visitors through the city’s historic district, including some of its most haunted spots, such as cemeteries, old mansions, and squares.

As the tour progresses, guides will share spooky tales of ghosts, spirits , and other supernatural occurrences, adding to the eerie atmosphere.

As a couple, you can snuggle up together as you navigate the dimly lit streets, feeling the thrill of the unknown and the mysterious. Whether one believes in ghosts or not, the ghost tour is a fascinating way to learn about Savannah’s history and folklore and will surely leave a lasting impression.

Take a Savannah Riverboat Cruise

For a unique and romantic experience, you can take a Savannah Riverboat Cruise along the Savannah River. Several riverboat cruises are available in Savannah, offering you a unique and romantic way to explore the city from the water.

The riverboats offer stunning views of the city skyline and the surrounding marshlands, making for a memorable romantic outing .

One of the most popular options is the Savannah Riverboat Cruise, which takes passengers on a journey down the Savannah River aboard a replica paddlewheel steamboat. During the cruise, you will enjoy live entertainment, delicious food and drink, and stunning views of the city’s skyline and historic landmarks.

Another option is the Sunset Riverboat Cruise , which takes place in the evening and allows couples to watch the sunset over the water while sipping on cocktails, enjoying a gourmet dinner, or dancing under the stars as the riverboat glides along the water.

No matter which riverboat cruise you choose, you will surely have a memorable and romantic experience, taking in the beauty of Savannah from a unique perspective on the water.

Enjoy Rooftop Cocktails

Savannah offers several options for couples looking to enjoy rooftop cocktails while taking in the city’s stunning views. One of the most popular spots is the Peregrin Rooftop Lounge atop the Perry Lane Hotel . With its stylish decor, creative cocktails, and panoramic views of the city, Peregrin is the perfect place for a romantic night out.

Another great option is the Top Deck Bar , located on the roof of the Cotton Sail Hotel. Here, you can enjoy a variety of drinks, from classic cocktails to local craft beers, while admiring the sweeping views of the Savannah River and historic district.

If you are looking for a more casual atmosphere, the Rocks on the Roof at the Bohemian Hotel is a great option. It offers a laid-back vibe, craft cocktails, and live music on the weekends.

With its stunning views and lively atmosphere, Savannah’s rooftop bars are the perfect setting for a romantic night out.

Visit a Savannah Winery

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Savannah’s local wineries offer you a charming and romantic escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. The most popular winery is the Savannah Bee Company’s meadery, which offers a unique selection of meads made with honey from the company’s own bees.

Another option is the Fox and Fig Café , which houses a small but impressive winery featuring wines made from organic and sustainably-grown grapes. The romantic ambiance of these wineries provides the perfect backdrop for a date, with cozy seating areas, live music, and delicious food to pair with the wines.

Some wineries also offer tours and tastings, giving you the opportunity to learn about the wine-making process and sample a variety of wines. Visiting Savannah’s local wineries is a delightful way to relax and enjoy each other’s company while sipping on some delicious wines.

Adult Only Beyond Good and Evil Tour

Savannah’s Adults-Only Beyond Good and Evil Tour is a thrilling and immersive experience that will take you on a journey through Savannah’s dark and mysterious past. The tour explores the city’s history of crime, vice, and debauchery, delving into stories of murder, prostitution, and other illicit activities.

The tour takes you to hidden alleyways, historic homes, and other lesser-known sites, bringing Savannah’s shadowy past to life. Along the way, you will learn about the city’s most notorious characters, from pirates and gangsters to madams and bootleggers.

With its edgy and adult-oriented themes, the Beyond Good and Evil Tour is not for the faint of heart but for those looking for a unique and unforgettable date night.

Take a Tour of Wormsloe Plantation and Bonaventure Cemetery

The Wormsloe Plantation, a 300-year-old estate, is one of Savannah’s most iconic landmarks , featuring a beautiful avenue lined with massive oak trees draped in Spanish moss. The tour takes you through the historic site, exploring the life and legacy of the estate’s founder, Noble Jones, and showcasing the property’s picturesque landscapes and historic ruins.

Afterward, the Bonaventure Cemetery , one of the most beautiful and historic cemeteries in the United States, is the perfect place to continue your tour. The cemetery is home to stunning sculptures, intricate mausoleums, and the graves of many notable figures from Savannah’s past.

The cemetery’s peaceful atmosphere, winding paths, and beautiful views of the Wilmington River provide a serene backdrop for a romantic walk.

3-Hour First Squares Food Tour

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A romantic date on Savannah’s 3-Hour First Squares Food Tour is the perfect way to explore the city’s charming squares while indulging in some of its most delicious cuisines.

The tour will take you on a culinary adventure through Savannah’s historic district, stopping at some of the city’s best restaurants and cafes to sample various local dishes.

Along the way, you will learn about the city’s rich history and architecture as you stroll through its picturesque squares and tree-lined streets . With its intimate and relaxed atmosphere, the food tour is an excellent way for you to enjoy each other while enjoying some of Savannah’s most iconic sights and flavors.

Visit the Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens

Visiting the Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens together is a perfect way to spend a romantic day in Savannah. On a visit to the Savannah Botanical Garden, you can explore various themed gardens, including a Rose Garden and a Cottage Garden.

The gardens are home to a wide range of native and exotic plant species, and visitors can enjoy beautiful blooms and foliage throughout the year. The gardens are also home to a butterfly exhibit, which provides a unique opportunity for couples to experience these beautiful creatures up close.

The gardens offer a peaceful retreat from the city, with scenic paths and water features perfect for a romantic walk.

For those looking for a more immersive experience, the gardens offer guided tours, workshops, and classes on topics such as gardening and nature photography.

Whether it’s a leisurely stroll through the gardens, a romantic picnic on the lawn, or an educational workshop , the Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens offers something for every couple to enjoy.

Take a Tybee Island Dolphin Tour

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A Tybee Island Dolphin Tour is an exciting and romantic way to explore the stunning coastal beauty of Savannah. The tour takes visitors on a thrilling adventure through the waters around Tybee Island, where they can witness dolphins in their natural habitat.

On your romantic boat ride, you can take in the beautiful coastal scenery while keeping an eye out for other marine life, such as sea turtles and pelicans.

As the sun sets over the water, the experience becomes even more magical, with the dolphins often putting on a stunning display of acrobatics and playful behavior. A Tybee Island Dolphin Tour is a unique and memorable way for you to experience the natural beauty and wonder of Savannah’s coast.

Enjoy a Sunset Stroll on Tybee Island

Taking a romantic sunset stroll on Tybee Island is an unforgettable experience. As the sun starts to set, the sky transforms into a stunning array of warm colors, casting a beautiful glow over the beach.

The sound of the waves crashing against the shore, combined with the gentle sea breeze, creates a peaceful and serene atmosphere that is perfect for spending quality time with your loved one.

As you walk hand in hand along the beach, you can feel the sand between your toes and the cool water lapping at your feet. The views are breathtaking , with the ocean stretching out as far as the eye can see. It’s a truly magical moment that you will cherish forever.

More Romantic Things to do in Savannah

Take a stroll down water street.

Strolling down River Street in Savannah is like taking a step back in time. This nine-block waterfront stretches along the Savannah River while underfoot are historic cobblestone streets lined with charming shops, restaurants, and galleries, all housed in restored 19th-century buildings.

You can enjoy live music, street performers, and horse-drawn carriage rides along the way.

River Street is also home to some of Savannah’s most iconic landmarks, including the Waving Girl statue . The statue was modeled after Florence Margaret Martus , who took it upon herself to be the unofficial greeter and would stand at the banks and wave her kerchief to sailors as they passed by. It is said that in over 40 years, not one sailor was missed, and over time, the sailors began to watch for her.

Stroll through Forsyth Park and Have a Picnic

Finally, no romantic weekend trip to Savannah would be complete without a stroll through Forsyth Park. This iconic park is a favorite among locals and visitors alike.

Forsyth Park is a beautiful oasis in the heart of the city, with towering oak trees, lush greenery, and plenty of open spaces to relax and unwind. The park’s centerpiece is the iconic Forsyth Park Fountain, a stunning white monument dating back to the early 1900s. It’s a popular spot for photos and a great place to sit and people-watch.

A picnic in the park is a perfect way to enjoy the scenery and take in the peaceful ambiance. Spread out a blanket under the shade of a tree and enjoy some delicious food and drinks with your loved ones.

Whether you take a leisurely stroll around the park or simply sit on a bench and watch the world go by, the peaceful atmosphere of Forsyth Park is unmatchable.

Enjoy the Delicious Southern Cuisine

As wonderful and unique as Savannah is, it’s the food that puts it over the top. Savannah is known for its delicious Southern cuisine , which makes for a perfect romantic dining experience.

What food is Savannah, GA, known for? Savannah is home to a range of restaurants, from fine dining establishments to cozy cafes. Typical Savannah cuisine has an exotic influence due to the Seven Seas spice trade . You will find most Savannah meals are served with a side of its famous red rice, which is flavored with southern seasoning.

While a wide variety of restaurants serve local Savannah dishes and cater to the tourists, the best kept secret and best food can be found off the beaten path and is where the locals eat. Some of these restaurants are:

The Grey, a former 1930s Greyhound bus station turned chic dining destination, serves Southern and international dishes. The dinner menu features a range of appetizers such as caviar service and crab cakes, as well as entrees such as roasted duck with black garlic glaze and lamb shank with yogurt and apricot.

For seafood lovers, the menu includes dishes like pan-seared scallops and crispy whole fish. With an ever-changing menu, The Grey offers a unique dining experience with something for everyone to enjoy.

Elizabeth on 37th is a renowned Savannah restaurant that prides itself on offering an ever-changing menu of farm-to-table Southern cuisine . The menu features a variety of appetizers, entrees, and desserts that are prepared with fresh, locally sourced ingredients.

For starters, you can choose from dishes such as crispy fried oysters, blue crab cakes, and charcuterie boards. The entrees include mouth-watering options like seared grouper with a citrus glaze, roasted quail with cornbread stuffing, and slow-roasted pork shoulder with sweet potato puree. The dessert menu features a variety of sweet treats such as pecan pie, key lime pie, and chocolate cake.

The Wyld Dock Bar is a popular restaurant in Savannah that offers a scenic waterfront dining experience and an array of fresh seafood dishes. Their menu features a variety of appetizers, including oysters on the half-shell, shrimp cocktail, and crab cakes. For entrees, you can choose from a selection of seafood dishes, such as pan-seared scallops, grilled swordfish, and whole-grilled fish. We personally recommend the scallops, they could not have been more perfect.

In addition to the main menu, The Wyld Dock Bar also has a raw bar with an assortment of oysters and other shellfish. The restaurant offers an extensive selection of beer, wine, and specialty cocktails to complement the seafood.

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The Olde Pink House is a historic mansion-turned-restaurant. The dining experience at The Olde Pink House Restaurant is genuinely one-of-a-kind. As soon as you step inside, you’ll feel as though you’ve been transported back in time. The restaurant is housed in a restored 18th-century mansion, complete with elegant furnishings and historic charm.

The menu is just as impressive, featuring a wide range of Southern-inspired dishes that are sure to satisfy even the most discerning palate. Some popular menu items include the fried green tomato stack with lump crab and remoulade sauce, the shrimp and grits with andouille sausage, and the grilled pork chop with sweet potato hash and bourbon maple glaze.

For dessert, be sure to try the signature chocolate bourbon pecan pie or the classic peach cobbler. Overall, the dining experience at The Olde Pink House Restaurant is not to be missed.

Alligator Soul is a must-visit restaurant in Savannah for anyone looking for a unique dining experience. The ambiance is cozy and intimate, and the menu features an array of Southern-inspired dishes with a twist.

If you’re feeling adventurous, try the alligator tail, which is tender and flavorful. Other popular menu choices include the pan-seared duck breast with blackberry demi-glace and the crab-stuffed shrimp with lemon beurre blanc. The bourbon pecan pie is a standout for dessert, but the dark chocolate bread pudding with bourbon sauce is also a crowd-pleaser.

All in all, visiting Alligator Soul is an unforgettable dining experience that combines delicious food, excellent service, and a warm atmosphere.

Romantic Places to Stay in Savannah GA

Savannah, Georgia is a city known for its charming cobblestone streets, historic buildings, and Southern hospitality. It’s no wonder that the city has many romantic hotels perfect for couples looking for a romantic getaway. Here are the top 5 romantic hotels in Savannah:

The Kehoe House: This luxurious bed and breakfast is located in a historic mansion in the heart of Savannah’s historic district. The Kehoe House offers guests elegant rooms with fireplaces, whirlpool tubs, and plush robes. The hotel also features a gourmet breakfast and evening wine and hors d’oeuvres.

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The Hamilton-Turner Inn: This romantic hotel is housed in a beautiful mansion built in 1873. The Hamilton-Turner Inn features stylish rooms with antique furnishings, plush bedding, and modern amenities. The hotel also offers a complimentary breakfast and a nightly wine and cheese reception.

The Gastonian : This award-winning bed and breakfast is located in two historic mansions in Savannah’s historic district. The Gastonian features 17 elegantly appointed rooms with antique furnishings, four-poster beds , and working fireplaces. The hotel also offers a gourmet breakfast and evening wine and hors d’oeuvres.

The Mansion on Forsyth Park : This luxurious hotel is located across from Savannah’s beautiful Forsyth Park. The Mansion on Forsyth Park features spacious rooms with modern amenities, plush bedding, and elegant decor. The hotel also has a world-class spa and a fine-dining restaurant.

The Marshall House: This historic hotel is located in a restored 19th-century building in the heart of Savannah’s historic district. The Marshall House features 68 rooms with elegant furnishings, modern amenities, and a complimentary breakfast. The hotel also has a rooftop terrace with stunning views of the city.

These romantic hotels in Savannah offer couples a luxurious and intimate escape in one of the most charming cities in the United States.

There are so many romantic hotel choices in Savannah. Check them out and find the one that’s perfect for your romantic weekend trip to Savannah GA.

After your romantic stay in Savannah, why stop there? Continue down the coast and enjoy all of the coastal beauty that awaits you on a Charming Savannah to St. Augustine Road Trip built for two.

How to get to Savannah

To get to Savannah, Georgia, you can fly into Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport (SAV) which is the nearest major airport to the city. There are also several other airports in the region, including Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) and Charleston International Airport (CHS), which are within a few hours’ drive from Savannah.

If you prefer to travel by car, Savannah is well-connected to major highways, including Interstate 95 and Interstate 16, making it easily accessible by car from various parts of the United States.

Once you arrive in Savannah, you can explore the city’s historic district by renting a car from Discover Cars and enjoying the Southern charm and hospitality that Savannah is known for.

The next stop on our coastal adventure is Charleston, South Carolina. To see the amazing places we discovered along the way first check out – Savannah to Charleston Road Trip by way of Historic Coastal Highway 17 .

Conclusion ~ A Romantic Weekend Trip to Savannah GA

In conclusion, a romantic weekend trip to Savannah, GA is an excellent way for you to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life and indulge in some quality time together. With its historic charm, delicious cuisine, and range of romantic experiences, Savannah is the perfect destination for couples looking to rekindle their love and make unforgettable memories.

Don’t forget to head over and see our Romantic Visit to Charleston, SC. You may find yourself planning a week’s vacation so you can visit both locations.

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Romantic things to do in Savannah for Couples

I am Michelle the author of Love and Traveling ~ Our Laptop Lives. Gary and I spent all of our lives in Wisconsin. We met later in life and in October 2021 we took the plunge and got married. We learned the hard way the importance of working on your relationship first hand. After working with numerous couples, what we heard most was there is no time for romance, travel and even dating. So we set out to discover romantic adventures right here in the US that couples can take. Here we share our relationship tips and romantic adventures that you can take with your partner.

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The Top 10 Romantic Things to do in Savannah, Georgia

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Savannah , Georgia is a beautiful city. Filled with gorgeous historical architecture, charming old-fashioned streets, and manicured green spaces, Savannah is easily one of the prettiest places in the American South. Also, one of the most romantic destinations in the USA . 

There are so many romantic things to do in Savannah that you can easily spend a weekend here and still not do it all. From walking through an elegant Forsyth Park to learning some really quirky facts about Savannah to taking a post-dinner carriage ride, Savannah has a ton of attractions for couples. 

The city gets even prettier in spring when azaleas and camellias are in full bloom and love is in the air. Walking under Spanish moss canopies while admiring Savannah’s historic homes sprinkled all over with flowers can be a delightful experience for couples. Add to that, festivals, parades, and art walks – and Savannah becomes the perfect romantic getaway.

Here are the best romantic things to do in Savannah that will inspire you to plan your next holiday to this charming southern city. 

Best romantic things to do in Savannah, Georgia

Stroll through forsyth park.

Forsyth Park, Savannah, Georgia

Forsyth Park along with its iconic water fountain is one of the most popular attractions to visit in this dynamic city. It is an absolute must-have in your itinerary even if you are visiting Savannah for a day . 

The fountain in Forsyth Park is more than 150 years old and was modelled after the fountains of Place de la Concorde in Paris . Beautiful and classy, it is known to be an inspiration for writers, artists, and even lovers.

The park is also home to many amazing Savannah festivals every year including the Sidewalk Arts Festival, Jazz Festival, and Philharmonic Orchestra. You can catch one with your partner if you are visiting in season.

Or simply, enjoy a picnic under the massive oak trees, get some sun in the green fields, or take a stroll through the fragrant garden specially designed for the blind. Do not forget to walk through some of the park’s winding paths and rest in the quiet, shaded spots. 

Get clicked at the Live Oak Avenue in Wormsloe

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Wormsloe Historic Site is one of the most romantic places in Savannah GA especially with its live oak lined driveway that is the perfect backdrop for couple photographs. 

Savannah is filled with moss-covered oak trees and therefore, has hundreds of excellent photo ops. However, getting a photo shoot done at the beautiful live oak avenue in Wormsloe beats everything else.

Spend a late afternoon here when golden light peeks through the mossy oak branches and go back home with romantic portraits and wonderful memories.

Enjoy a romantic dinner at The Olde Pink House

Plan for a romantic dinner at The Olde Pink House , an 18th-century mansion that is replete with crystal chandeliers and rustic furniture. Food here is delicious. We highly recommend their fried green tomatoes, filet mignon, and crispy fried chicken. 

Voted to be one of the most romantic restaurants in Savannah, The Olde Pink House offers intimate seating in the cellar downstairs along with live music. Make sure you reserve a table here for that perfectly romantic date night in Savannah. 

Relish an ice cream at Leopold’s 

If you are looking for fun things to do with your partner in Savannah Georgia, walk up to this 100-year-old ice cream shop and relish the most delicious homemade ice creams in the world. Founded in 1919 by three brothers who immigrated from Greece to the USA, Leopold’s Ice Cream has become an integral part of Savannah’s culture. 

They serve some of the yummiest ice creams and come up with new flavors all the time. Latest on the menu are Thin Mints & Cream, Japanese Cherry Blossom, and Lavender. Doesn’t that sound exciting and adventurous? 

If you wish to go with tried and tested flavors, try their original tutti frutti, butter pecan, and honey almond. Can’t go wrong with those!

Walk down the beautiful Jones Street

Savannah is filled with quaint streets and cosy corners. However, nothing beats the breath-taking beauty of Jones Street. 

Filled with ivy-covered mansions, brick-lined sidewalks, and large trees dripping with Spanish moss, Jones St. is easily one of the prettiest streets in this historic city. The street gets even lovelier in spring when azaleas are in full bloom. 

Since Jones St. is not usually a part of tourist itineraries, you will notice it is quieter and less crowded than other places. Here is the perfect opportunity to get lost in your own world while adoring sumptuous Greek Revival houses and their pretty landscaped gardens. 

Take a romantic carriage ride

There is nothing more romantic than riding a horse-drawn carriage through Savannah’s historic district. If you haven’t taken one of the umpteen carriage tours available in Savannah, try taking a sunset ride through the lamp-lit streets of the historic center. Or may be an intimate one after dinner with a bouquet of roses?

Plan for a magical evening on a private romantic tour with Plantation Carriage Company . If both of you are history nerds, you can opt for a private history tour ending with roses. Or check out the proposal ride with Savannah Carriage Tours if you are planning to pop the question this year. Nothing can be more romantic than proposing under a canopy of Spanish moss while trotting through the cobbled streets of Savannah, can it?

Head to the pretty Gingerbread House

Wander to Gingerbread House on Bull St. to appreciate its elaborate architecture and steamboat gothic gingerbread carpentry adopted from the Black Forest region in Germany. 

Not only is the Gingerbread House the most photographed historic home in Savannah, but also a preferred wedding location. Built in 1899, this place oozes southern hospitality and adds to Savannah’s fame as a romantic location for destination weddings. 

Click some pictures together at this vintage property flanked by a 200-year-old live oak. Who knows – you might just decide to come back and plan your destination wedding here!

Visit a historic square

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Savannah is teeming with history and so are the 22 public squares in Savannah. While some of them are extremely popular, others are outright romantic. 

Monterey Square, just north of Forsyth Park, is often referred to as the most picturesque square in Savannah. We quite agree. Surrounded by beautiful historic homes including the iconic Mercer-Williams House and mossy live oaks, Monterey Square does live up to its reputation. 

Madison Square is another beautiful one which is also a local favorite. Having brunch at the Gryphon Tea Room nearby is a lovely experience.

Do not miss out on visiting Chippewa Square where the bus stop scenes from the movie Forrest Gump were shot. It is still home to that famous Forrest Gump bench and an impressive sculpture of James Oglethorpe, the founder of Georgia. 

Take a walk along Savannah’s waterfront

Waterfronts are always romantic and so is Savannah’s. River St. in Savannah is packed with age-old buildings, boutiques, antique shops, fascinating art galleries, popular night spots, and scores of exceptional restaurants. Walking through River St. is almost like walking through a museum showcasing Savannah’s art, history, and culture.

If you are looking to shop for curios and souvenirs, then River St. is where you should be heading. The open-air market located at the east end of the street provides both local and international shopping experiences. 

And if one of you is a foodie, then this place is heavenly. Stacked with restaurants, River St. provides you with numerous opportunities to sample Southern cuisine and local delights in unique spaces. You can dine in historic warehouses, gorge on seafood by the river, and taste special homemade dishes. 

Enjoy a dinner cruise with live music

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Do not miss out on a romantic dinner cruise on the Savannah River when visiting the city. You can enjoy fresh seafood and local dishes in a beautiful ballroom as you slowly glide through the waters. Engage in a romantic dance with your partner as you listen to some lively music performed by the riverboat’s very own entertainment band.

If you are not feeling like dinner, Savannah Riverboat Cruises also offers sunset and moonlight cruises wherein you can enjoy the cool evening breeze and some amazing views of downtown Savannah.

Tips for planning a romantic getaway in Savannah, Georgia

  • Read the book, Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil , or watch the movie for some serious Savannah wanderlust.
  • If you are planning to visit a lot of attractions, purchase a Savannah Tour Pass to avoid burning a hole in your pocket.
  • If you love food, then you are going to love Savannah. The city is full of wonderful foodie tours that include both popular restaurants and secret wall-in-the-hole kind of places. Be prepared to gorge on the delicious Southern cuisine.
  • Try to plan your trip in spring because that is the best time to visit Savannah. The city is full of colors and life. It has a unique romantic vibe to it.
  • Savannah is a pleasantly walkable city. Carry a pair of walking shoes to enjoy exploring the city on foot. 
  • If you have time, head down the Georgia coastline to visit places such as St. Simons Island or Jekyll Island .

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Soumya, the founder of Stories by Soumya , is an avid traveler who loves to dig into the culture of every place she visits. She has traveled to more than 25 countries in the world and has lived on 4 different continents. One of her favorite destinations is the American South which has a long and rich history, beautiful architecture, and the delicious Southern cuisine.

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Love Savannah. It’s such an easy place to fall in love with. So much charm and definitely one of my favorite cities! I couldn’t get enough of just wandering around through all the different squares, admiring the homes, the Spanish moss trees. I absolutely love all the ghost tours. My favorite restaurants there are The Pirate’s House, The Lady and Sons, and Leopold’s.

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There's a magic to Savannah, which makes it the perfect city for a romantic rendezvous. Whether you're getting married, honeymooning, celebrating an anniversary or simply in search of some "us" time with your significant other, you'll find romance around every corner in this hospitable Southern city.

Book a room in one of the many charming mansions-turned-inn such as the Gastonian, or the Hamilton-Turner and you'll be taken back to an Old World gentility which is hard to beat. Both B&Bs are tucked into former mansions and boast rich antiques, exquisite furnishings and serve delicious breakfasts with true Southern flair.

For something more modern, the swanky Bohemian Hotel  overlooking the Savannah River houses 75 stylish rooms and suites - some with balconies - and maritime-inspired décor with 18th-Century style and modern amenities.

Around nearly every corner in Savannah romance beckons along streets lined with graceful live oak trees swathed in Spanish moss, paired with manicured gardens punctuated with colorful blooms and gracious mansions. What better way to take it all in than by a delicate horse-drawn carriage?

Dining is a delight in this city of romantic restaurants and bistros framed by exotic culinary creations. Circa 1875 Gastropub and Elizabeth on 37th - considered two of the best in town, promise tasty cuisine in a superb historic setting.

Bonaventure Cemetery

Bonaventure Cemetery

A visit to a cemetery might not immediately come to mind as a romantic outing, but Bonaventure is no ordinary cemetery. The storied 150-year-old resting place of many of Savannah's glitterati, perched on a bluff overlooking the Wilmington River was once the site of Bonaventure Plantation. Striking sculptures, monuments and elaborate burial vaults adorn the 160-acres dotted by graceful, moss-draped live oak trees. Visitors can explore mid-19th century gravesites with breathtaking views of the nearby river, or venture further to the Greenwich section and hike the area with its reflection pond, river and marsh. The newer Greenwich section was once the scene of early 20th-century silent films.

Recommended for Romantic Things to Do because : Sweeping views of the river, historic gravesites and graceful live oak trees give the afterlife a romantic aura at Bonaventure Cemetery.

Michelle's expert tip : Shannon Scott Tours offers daytime and evening tours, offering a fascinating peek into the cemetery's history and folklore.

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Planters Tavern

Planters Tavern

Tucked into the cellar beneath the venerable Olde Pink House Restaurant, Planters Tavern is one of Savannah's most romantic late-night spots. The 18th-century Georgian mansion and former residence once housed Georgia's first bank. Remnants of its history can be seen throughout - including exposed brick walls, romantic fireplaces - and the bank vault, now home to the Planters wine cellar. The cozy bar offers a good selection of wine and cocktails, and food may be ordered from the upstairs menu. Tables tend to fill up quickly, but the staff will serve you wherever you sit. A piano player encourages sing-alongs.

Recommended for Romantic Things to Do because : Tucked into the cellar of an 18th-century Georgian mansion, Planter's Tavern is one of the most romantic spots in the city to grab a drink.

Michelle's expert tip : Ask to see the tavern's wine cellar, located in a converted bank vault.

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Circa 1875 Gastropub

Circa 1875 Gastropub

You'll find some of Savannah's finest French cuisine in this Parisian-style bistro and adjoining gastropub on Whitaker Street. Tucked into the of a former Irish pub in the Historic District, the restaurant's décor, rich wood and tiled floors are the perfect backdrop for the exceptional dining experience you'll enjoy. Bistro dining takes place on the main level, or downstairs in the wine cellar, a romantic brick-lined area offering the perfect spot for a rendezvous. As you might expect, the menu features escargots, pâté and mussels as well as a rich roster of delicacies including as crêpes aux crevettes (crepes with shrimp), cassoulet maison (casserole with white beans and sausage) and other flavorful dishes. An extensive wine list and craft beers provide the perfect accompaniment.

Recommended for Romantic Things to Do because : Circa 1875 Gastropub dishes up authentic French cuisine. The brick-lined wine cellar is one of the most romantic dining spots in the city.

Michelle's expert tip : Be sure to save room for one of their delicious typical French desserts, including profiteroles and crème brûlée.

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Sweet Water Spa

Sweet Water Spa

What could be more romantic than checking into a spa with your partner and indulging in a couple's massage and other soothing treatments? European flair combines with blissful pampering for both of you in the upscale Sweet Water Spa. Luxurious therapies include nail care, massage, skincare treatments and facials - all of them (except for pedicures) available for both men and women. The recently introduced "Soy Delicious" offers a massage with a soy based candle. The melted wax of the scented candle serves as an anti-oxidant moisturizer and when your massage is done, you get to take the rest of the candle home with you.

Recommended for Romantic Things to Do because : A romantic couples massage at Sweet Water Spa is pure bliss. Candlelight, ambient music and champagne are a bonus.

Michelle's expert tip : You can't go wrong with any of their treatments, but the "Soy Delicious Massage" is their newest - and most popular - therapy.

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Hamilton-Turner Inn

Hamilton-Turner Inn

Tucked into the heart of the Historic District, the luxurious 19th-century Hamilton-Turner Inn was recently named one of the Most Romantic Hotels in America by Travel & Leisure magazine. Each of the 17 beautifully appointed guest rooms and suites captures the unique personality and hospitality of Savannah, offering a perfect romantic perch from which to tour this genteel city. Lavish amenities, a tasty complimentary breakfast - served in a lovely dining room overlooking the square - an afternoon reception with wine and yummy hors d'oeuvres, as well as late night Port and turn-down service are an added draw. This charming B&B is conveniently located close to many of the city's most captivating attractions.

Recommended for Romantic Things to Do because : The charming Hamilton-Turner Inn has been named one of the Most Romantic Hotels in America by Travel & Leisure magazine.

Michelle's expert tip : For an added romantic touch, have chocolate-covered strawberries and champagne delivered via silver tray right to your room.

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Lulu's Chocolate Bar

Lulu's Chocolate Bar

Possibly the sweetest place in town may just be the dark, cozy and slightly sinful, Lulu's Chocolate Bar. Even if you don't have a sweet tooth, a visit to this award-winning dessert and specialty drink restaurant is a "must." A tempting selection of tasty treats includes white chocolate-chip, vanilla bean and Baileys cheesecakes, Lulu's signature strawberry suspension cake, flourless chocolate torte and pies including praline pecan, chocolate peanut butter and French silk. Drinks range from wine and cocktails to decadent creations like the Lulutini, a chocolaty take on a martini made with chocolate Vodka, Meletti Ciocolatto Liqueur, crème de cacao and real chocolate.

Recommended for Romantic Things to Do because : Nothing spells romance like chocolate and Lulu's Chocolate Bar offers a decadent selection of chocolate creations, as well as other sweet treats.

Michelle's expert tip : If you're not in the mood for something sweet, cheese and charcuterie plates feature goat, cheddar and Danish and Spanish manchego cheeses as well as prosciutto and duck foie gras pâté.

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Savannah's Squares

Savannah's Squares

Savannah is dotted with romantic sites, but romance is around every corner the city' network of lush parks with their winding trails shaded by canopies of live oaks, dogwoods and blooming magnolias. When Gen. James Edward Oglethorpe founded Savannah in 1733, he planned the city around four open squares, based on a series of grids. Today, there are 22 scenic squares, showcasing Savannah's past with beautiful monuments and often lined by historic mansions. The oldest, Johnson Square, was the first to be laid out by Gen. Oglethorpe and is home to the monument to Revolutionary War hero Gen. Nathanael Green. Chippewa Square, laid out in 1815 honors Oglethorpe with a magnificent bronze equestrian statue. The most beautiful square in the city is Monterey Square, located on Bull Street, where a monument honoring Count Casimir Pulaski is located. The squares celebrate Savannah's history, yet have become a popular spot for weddings.

Recommended for Romantic Things to Do because : Scenic squares showcase graceful live oak trees, regal monuments and lush green spaces. They're the perfect for spot for romantic strolls, picnics and even weddings.

Michelle's expert tip : Be sure to save some time to explore at least one of these romantic squares. You won't be sorry!

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Elizabeth on 37th

Elizabeth on 37th

The recipient of numerous awards, this romantic restaurant is a favorite with visitors and locals alike. Tucked into a restored 20th-century mansion in the Thomas Square Streetcar neighborhood, this charming eatery offers tender meats and fresh, local seafood and produce, showcased on a Southern-influenced menu. Memorable choices include a double Berkshire pork chop with five cheese macaroni and apple-cabbage slaw and Harris Ranch pepper crusted beef tenderloin with Madeira cream sauce and creamed spinach-feta torte. The wine list is impressive and sommeliers are available to help you select the perfect pairing. Desserts are a "must," starting with their famous Savannah cream cake (a sherry-laced angel food with berry and custard sauce), or a chocolate pecan almond torte or cream cheese tart.

Recommended for Romantic Things to Do because : Elizabeth on 37th's Southern-inspired cuisine is innovative and the setting in a restored early 20th-century mansion is perfect for a romantic meal.

Michelle's expert tip : For the ultimate Elizabeth on 37th dining experience, indulge in the seven-course chef's tasting menu for $90 per person. Contact the restaurant ahead of time to inquire about availability.

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The Gastonian

The Gastonian

Situated just two blocks from Forsyth Park in the Historic District, this genteel B&B is comprised of two adjoining 19th-century Regency-Italianate-style mansions. The AAA Four Diamond Award-winning boutique gem offers 17 beautifully appointed guest rooms - named for prominent people from Savannah's past. Each room features private baths with luxury bath products and fluffy robes, and rich antique. Wood-burning fireplaces, combined with modern-day amenities such as WiFi and flat-screen TVs are added perks. For an even more romantic touch, order a complimentary customized breakfast, delivered to your room on a silver tray. Complimentary hors d'oeuvres and wine in the afternoon, followed by desserts and cordials in the evenings, promise the perfect finale to your day.

Recommended for Romantic Things to Do because : Rich antiques, wood-burning fireplaces in each room and breakfast in bed on a silver platter make the Gastonian one of Savannah's most romantic inns.

Michelle's expert tip : If you to spread out, ask to stay in one of the Gastonian's two suites.

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Carriage Tours of Savannah

Carriage Tours of Savannah

There's no more romantic way to be transported through Savannah's charming sites then tucked into a horse-drawn carriage enveloped by the "clip-clop" of a gentle steed and the soothing banter of your guide pointing things out along the way. Carriage Tours of Savannah - the city's first carriage tour company - explores the Historic District, as well as offering mesmerizing evening ghost tours. You and your significant other can snuggle up and take in the city's charming scenes with a customized tour, which can include a picnic basket and bottle of wine. Tours last 50 minutes. Reservations can be made ahead of time online or by phone and should be made 48 hours in advance if booking online. Fees for special pick-ups for customized tours range from $15 - $50, depending on the location in the Historic District.

Recommended for Romantic Things to Do because : What could be more romantic than touring this romantic city in a horse-drawn carriage? The city's first carriage tour company tops the list.

Michelle's expert tip : Ask your guide for tips on what his - or her -favorite romantic restaurant, or place to visit is, in Savannah.

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Romantic Things to Do in Savannah

Love is in the air with plenty of lovely things to do in Savannah, GA, for couples. That renowned southern charm is evident in the beautiful parks, lovely city squares and gorgeous antebellum mansions. The romantic cafes and restaurants will beckon you to slow down and linger a while.

Visit the American Prohibition Museum for an adventure that is unique to Savannah. Guests get a picture of Savannah during the Roaring Twenties. Explore the world of flapper girls, gangsters, southern rumrunners and moonshine. You can even visit an authentic 1920s speakeasy for a craft cocktail.

If you are looking for romantic getaways in Georgia, then Savannah is the perfect place to be. There are over a dozen romantic inns within the downtown area. Stay close to Savannah’s Historic District, and you won’t need a car. You can easily walk to romantic Forsyth Park, the Savannah River and the twin spires of the Cathedral Basilica of St. John the Baptist.

Take a Savannah Riverboat Cruise

Spending time on the river is one of the most romantic things to do in Savannah, GA — even more so when you are onboard an old-fashioned riverboat!

Enjoy a beautiful two-hour dinner cruise onboard a Savannah Riverboat Cruise with a delicious dinner buffet. The buffet is prepared from fresh, local ingredients, with plenty of options to accommodate each guest’s palate. You’ll sail aboard one of the Savannah Riverboat company’s charming paddle-driven riverboats.

The cruises depart year-round from the docks in downtown Savannah daily. Tickets must be purchased in advance. The boarding time is generally 6:00 pm, but check your ticket to be sure.

Moonlight Walk on the Beach

If you are looking for romantic getaways in Georgia, then look no further than charming Tybee Island. If you are coming from Savannah, Tybee Island is just a 30-minute drive southeast. It’s an excellent spot for a day trip or an overnight getaway.

The most romantic Tybee Island beach is a hidden gem called Back River Beach. The beach is quiet and fantastic for a moonlight walk. The soft white sand has lots of tiny seashells for shell collectors to sift through.

Back River Beach is at the southern tip of the island. There is a small paid parking lot close to the beach and public restrooms nearby.

Check Out the Historic District

Get out and explore together with fun things to do in Savannah, GA, for couples. Exploring new cities with your loved one is the best way to create long-lasting memories, and Savannah has an excellent neighborhood to add to your personal traveler’s tales.

Savannah’s Historic District is a lovely walkable area, with beautiful buildings displaying old-school southern charm. Start with a photo shoot at the romantic fountain in Forsyth Park, then head north toward the river. Along the way, you’ll see the Cathedral Basilica of St. John the Baptist, Chippewa Square and the Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace.

Enjoy a bottle of wine over dinner at one of the many great restaurants on River Street, or make a reservation ahead of time for the restaurant at the Olde Pink House.

Take a Ghost Tour With Your Love

Don’t leave Savannah without checking out the city’s haunted history! A night of spooky ghost stories is one of the most unique romantic things to do in Georgia. Savannah has earned the title of the most haunted city in America, and with a mysterious ghost tour, you can decide if the rumors are true.

Imagine holding hands while you tour the city’s most haunted sights and hear tales of ghostly apparitions and unexplained paranormal shenanigans. You and your loved one will want to stay close together as your tour guide shares chilling stories from Savannah’s illustrious past.

Tour the Cathedral Basilica of St. John the Baptist

Visit the stunning Cathedral Basilica of St. John the Baptist and pose for a couple’s photo in front of the twin spires. Taking an amazing romantic picture is one of the most memorable romantic things to do in Georgia.

The cathedral displays a romantic French Gothic style with impressive archways and iconic twin spires that grace many photos, postcards and guidebooks of Savannah.

Inside the cathedral, the impressive rose window above the organ honors St. Cecilia, the patroness of music. Surrounding the cathedral are 34 exceptional murals and more than 75 stained glass windows.

The cathedral is an active church, with weddings, funerals and Masses. Self-guided tours are available Monday through Saturday, except on holy days or during scheduled events.

Have a Picnic in Savannah

A picnic in one of Savannah’s amazing parks tops our list of romantic things to do in Savannah, GA, that won’t cost much money. Stop by a deli, cafe or market to pick up some meats, cheese, sandwiches or snacks.

Perhaps the most popular park for a picnic is Forsyth Park with its lovely fountain. Chippewa Square is another ideal spot, and its claim to fame came when Tom Hanks sat on a bench there waiting for a bus during the filming of Forrest Gump.

The Wormsloe Historic Site is home to an impressive avenue covered with a canopy of old-growth oak trees. There are lovely walking trails, designated picnic areas and public restrooms. Wormsloe is just outside of the city, and there are no restaurants nearby, so you will need to make sure you bring food with you.

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Wine and Dine Date at the Olde Pink House

Enjoying dinner and drinks at the Olde Pink House is one of the most romantic things to do in Savannah, GA, for couples, and it is worth the splurge.

The Olde Pink House was originally built in 1789 for the Habersham family, one of Savannah’s original founding families. The building is an outstanding example of Colonial Georgian-style architecture. Today, the house is a popular upscale restaurant and bar with a lively tavern in the basement.

You’ll want to make reservations well in advance to dine at the Olde Pink House to avoid waiting up to two hours for a table. There is no dress code, but go ahead and dress up a little for your romantic night out.

After dinner, head down to the basement for a drink at the Planters Tavern and enjoy live music in a fun, casual atmosphere.

Enjoy Sunset at Tybee Island

Watching an amazing sunset at Tybee Island tops many lists of things to do in Savannah, GA, for couples.

Bring a blanket and enjoy the view of the sun setting behind the marsh grass at Back River Beach, or walk out onto the fisherman’s pier for an amazing view. The pier at South Beach is another picturesque spot to watch a romantic sunset.

Several great restaurants offer cocktails or dinner with a view, including A-J’s Dockside Restaurant, Cocos, North Beach Bar and Grill, the Deck Beach Bar and Kitchen and Bubba Gumbo’s.

Go for a Romantic Carriage Ride

Listen to the clip-clop of horses’ hooves while you relax onboard an old-fashioned carriage and enjoy the magic and charm of this city. The horse-drawn carriage tours are one of the most beautiful and romantic things to do in Savannah, GA.

The best way to explore Savannah is to sit back and enjoy the city’s charm at a slower pace. The horses are lovingly cared for, and their carriage drivers are knowledgeable local guides. You’ll want to make reservations ahead of time, and there are two excellent companies to check out.

Savannah Carriage Tours offers public history tours that cover approximately eight of Savannah’s squares. Tours last 45 to 50 minutes.

Carriage Tours of Savannah offers a choice of 50-minute narrated tours, including narrated history, by day and the only horse-drawn ghost tour by night.

The carriages are beautifully decorated, and there are blankets available if you get chilly.

Raise a Glass at Congress Street Up’s Cocktail Class

Step back in time with your special someone at our enchanting speakeasy, Congress Street Up. Discover the secrets behind irresistible 1920s cocktails in our immersive cocktail class.

Whether you’re a cocktail connoisseur or new to the game, this class is perfect for a romantic date night. Share an unforgettable experience while supporting a local gem. The dimly lit atmosphere, clinking glasses, and laughter set the stage for a truly memorable evening.

Escape to our secret hideaway, where we transport you to a bygone era. Savor exquisite drinks that evoke the allure of the past and create treasured memories together.

Join us for a cocktail class that will whisk you away to a world of love, laughter, and unforgettable moments.

Romantic Places to Stay in Savannah

The kehoe house.

This bed and breakfast is in a lovely building at the heart of Savannah’s Historic District. There are 13 guest rooms, some with balconies. A daily gourmet breakfast is available, made-to-order.

The Planters Inn

The Planters Inn is a boutique-style southern inn next to the Olde Pink House restaurant in the Historic District. The inn has 60 elegant rooms decorated with traditional southern style.

The Cotton Sail Hotel

This charming hotel is situated next to the river on Savannah’s famous River Street. The 56 modern rooms are in a former 1800s cotton warehouse. Enjoy a drink with a view at the Top Deck, the hotel’s lively rooftop bar.

Bohemian Hotel Savannah Riverfront

A 75-room boutique inn nestled beside the Savannah River, the hotel welcomes guests with colonial-inspired decor and luxury amenities. It’s an easy walk from here to the popular American Prohibition Museum .

The Eliza Thompson House

This boutique inn is a member of the Historic Inns of Savannah. From here, it’s a short walk to the romantic Forsyth Park and the lovely homes of the Victorian District. There are 12 rooms in the historic Main House and an additional 13 in the adjoining Carriage House.

The Gastonian

This grand mansion on Gaston Street has 17 guest rooms. This inn is just two blocks from Forsyth Park. Daily gourmet breakfast plus nightly wine, hors d’oeuvres and desserts are included in the room rate.

The Marshall House

This boutique-style property is at the center of Savannah’s Historic District, within easy walking distance of many popular sites. There are 65 guest rooms and three suites in a historic building from 1851. The hotel served as a hospital during the Civil War and is rumored to be haunted.

Mansion on Forsyth Park

The Mansion is just steps from the romantic fountain at Forsyth Park. The mansion was originally built in 1888 as an extravagant family home and remodeled in 2005 to outfit 126 lavish guest rooms with modern luxury accommodations. The hands-on cooking school here is a great place to add a fun adventure to your romantic stay.

What are the best things to do in Savannah for couples?

Exploring the city, stopping for a coffee, and even getting lost along the way are great bonding experiences for couples! Check out the American Prohibition Museum for a fun way for couples to spend a day that is unique to Savannah. Walking along the historic riverfront is a romantic activity that’s free. And taking a Ghosts & Gravestones tour is a fun way to discover the haunted history of Savannah.

Where can we have a romantic dinner date in Savannah?

The top pick for a romantic dinner in Savannah is the Olde Pink House in the Historic District. A hidden gem outside of the tourist zone is Ardsley Station, which receives rave reviews. For a dress-up dinner in a fine dining restaurant, the top pick goes to Elizabeth on Thirty-Seventh in the eclectic Starland District.

What is the best romantic place to stay in Savannah?

The romance of Savannah is reflected in over a dozen boutique hotels and quaint southern inns. The romantic Mansion on Forsyth Park offers a hands-on cooking school for foodie travelers. If haunted houses appeal to you, staying at the Marshall House is perfect. Visit the Kehoe House for a bed and breakfast with old-fashioned southern charm. After a night of dinner and drinks at the Olde Pink House, a stay at the neighboring Planters Inn makes for the perfect evening. Check into the Bohemian Hotel Savannah or the lovely Cotton Sail Hotel for romance along the river. You might never want to leave the Gastonian Inn with its gourmet breakfast in the morning, plus wine, hors d’oeuvres and desserts at night.

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7 Romantic Getaways In Savannah, Georgia

Published: February 25, 2024

by Corrianne Stella

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Savannah, Georgia, with its enchanting cobblestone streets, historic architecture, and moss-draped oaks, is a city steeped in romance and allure. This charming southern gem beckons couples seeking a romantic escape with its timeless beauty and rich cultural tapestry. From leisurely strolls along the scenic waterfront to candlelit dinners in historic mansions, Savannah offers a plethora of romantic experiences that are sure to kindle the flames of love. Whether you're celebrating a special occasion, planning a honeymoon, or simply craving a romantic getaway, Savannah's captivating ambiance and Southern hospitality create the perfect backdrop for unforgettable moments with your beloved. In this article, we'll explore seven romantic getaways in Savannah, Georgia, each offering its own unique blend of romance, relaxation, and Southern charm. So, pack your bags, leave your worries behind, and embark on a journey to discover the romantic allure of Savannah.

The Gastonian

Nestled in the heart of Savannah's historic district, The Gastonian is a charming bed and breakfast that exudes Southern hospitality. This romantic getaway offers 17 elegant guest rooms, each uniquely decorated with period furnishings and luxurious amenities. Couples can savor a gourmet breakfast in the serene garden courtyard or indulge in evening hors d'oeuvres and wine in the parlor. The inn's attentive staff and tranquil ambiance create an idyllic retreat for couples seeking a romantic escape in The Gastonian.

The Kehoe House

Steeped in history and romance, The Kehoe House is a meticulously restored 1892 Renaissance Revival mansion. This intimate boutique hotel boasts 13 luxurious guest rooms, each adorned with exquisite furnishings and modern comforts. Couples can relish a sumptuous breakfast in the sunlit dining room or unwind with evening wine and hors d'oeuvres on the veranda. The Kehoe House's opulent surroundings and personalized service offer an enchanting setting for a memorable romantic getaway in Savannah, Georgia .

The Marshall House

Dating back to 1851, The Marshall House stands as Savannah's oldest hotel, blending historic charm with modern allure. This boutique hotel features 68 beautifully appointed rooms and suites, showcasing elegant decor and contemporary amenities. Couples can enjoy complimentary wine and cheese in the cozy library or unwind on the rooftop terrace overlooking the city. With its rich heritage and sophisticated ambiance, The Marshall House provides a captivating backdrop for a romantic retreat in Savannah, Georgia.

The Olde Pink House

Housed in an 18th-century mansion, The Olde Pink House is a renowned dining and entertainment destination in Savannah. This historic landmark offers an intimate dining experience in its elegantly appointed restaurant, where couples can savor Southern cuisine and fine wines. The Olde Pink House's romantic ambiance, complete with candlelit tables and live piano music, sets the stage for a memorable culinary journey in the heart of Savannah, Georgia.

Forsyth Park Inn

Situated near the picturesque Forsyth Park, Forsyth Park Inn is a charming bed and breakfast that captures the essence of Southern hospitality. This romantic retreat features 12 well-appointed guest rooms, each adorned with period furnishings and modern comforts. Couples can delight in a delectable breakfast in the sunroom or unwind on the veranda overlooking the lush garden. The Forsyth Park Inn's tranquil setting and personalized service offer an enchanting escape for couples seeking a romantic getaway in Savannah, Georgia.

The Mansion on Forsyth Park

Embracing luxury and sophistication, The Mansion on Forsyth Park is an opulent hotel that epitomizes Southern grandeur. This lavish retreat boasts 125 lavish guest rooms and suites, exuding timeless elegance and modern indulgence. Couples can indulge in a romantic dinner at the hotel's award-winning restaurant or unwind at the chic rooftop lounge with panoramic views of the city. The Mansion on Forsyth Park's lavish amenities and refined ambiance create an unforgettable backdrop for a romantic sojourn in Savannah, Georgia.

Hamilton-Turner Inn

Steeped in Southern charm and architectural splendor, the Hamilton-Turner Inn is a historic bed and breakfast that exudes timeless allure. This romantic hideaway offers 17 luxurious guest rooms, each adorned with period antiques and modern comforts. Couples can savor a gourmet breakfast in the elegant dining room or unwind in the serene courtyard surrounded by lush greenery. The Hamilton-Turner Inn's historic charm and gracious hospitality provide an enchanting setting for a romantic escape in Savannah, Georgia.

Savannah, Georgia, is a captivating destination for romantic getaways, offering a perfect blend of history, culture, and natural beauty. From enchanting historic districts to scenic riverfronts and delectable cuisine, Savannah provides an idyllic setting for couples seeking a memorable retreat. With its charming cobblestone streets, moss-draped oaks, and timeless architecture, Savannah exudes an irresistible allure that sets the stage for unforgettable romantic experiences. Whether strolling hand in hand through Forsyth Park, savoring a candlelit dinner at a historic mansion, or embarking on a moonlit river cruise , Savannah's romantic ambiance is sure to kindle love and create cherished memories for couples.

Q: What are some must-visit romantic spots in Savannah, Georgia? A: Savannah boasts several enchanting spots perfect for couples, including the historic Forsyth Park, the picturesque Bonaventure Cemetery, and the charming River Street with its cobblestone pathways and riverside views.

Q: What are the best times of the year to visit Savannah for a romantic getaway? A: The spring and fall seasons offer pleasant weather and vibrant foliage, making them ideal for romantic escapes. However, Savannah's mild winters also provide a cozy atmosphere for couples to explore the city's beauty without the crowds.

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25+ Things to Do in Savannah, GA, for Couples

Is Savannah a romantic city? Savannah is one of the most romantic cities in the United States. The Georgia city is more than that southern charm, too. It’s all of that hanging Spanish moss, a delectable food scene, and green spaces made for canoodling.

Use this guide to all of the best things to do in Savannah, GA, for couples. If you’re traveling here with the ladies or solo, these all still work, by the way. Romance yourself, friends!

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Planning a Savannah Trip: FAQs

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What is Savannah, GA, most known for? Savannah, GA, is most known for its scenery, its food, and its incredible architecture. It’s also known as one of the most romantic destinations in the United States.

Why is Savannah romantic? Savannah is romantic because it’s easy to get lost in the vibes here.

As long as the weather’s cooperating, this is one of the best places in the country for romantic strolls and lazy afternoons in the city squares.

What is the best month to visit Savannah? The best months to visit Savannah are in the spring. March through May mean blooming flowers throughout the city’s green spaces.

Summer in Savannah is hot and muggy, and certainly not conducive to romance…or really touching of any kind.

Is 3 days enough in Savannah? Three days is enough in Savannah to see the highlights and spend some time lingering in the city’s most scenic spots.

That amount of time gives you enough buffer for a day trip out of the city, too, especially if you’re sticking close to a destination like Tybee Island.

Is Savannah a drinking town? Savannah is a drinking town, but that doesn’t mean you should expect debauchery while you’re there. It’s legal to walk throughout downtown Savannah with an alcoholic beverage in your hand.

Most folks who indulge are doing so in a pretty classy way, although I’m usually in bed before the real nightlife kicks in during our travels.

Which is better to visit, Charleston or Savannah? Savannah is better to visit if you want impressive architecture and a bit of a slower pace. Charleston is better to visit if you’re seeking more to do overall.

Both are great for a romantic getaway, though, and I put together a guide for a couples trip to Charleston, too:

Top Things to Do in Charleston for Couples

That’s not what you came here for, though. Let’s launch into all of the romantic things to do in Savannah, Georgia.

Top Things to Do in Savannah for Couples

Let’s get down to business so that you can get down to business in Savannah. Too much? If you’re interested in a map of all of the most romantic places in Savannah, GA, follow the link below:

GIMME MY MAP OF THINGS TO DO IN SAVANNAH, GA

Eat the best brunch..

A beautiful brunch at The Collins Quarter, one of the most delicious things to do in Savannah, GA, for couples

Brunch cocktails, creamy shrimp and grits, and the most delicious avocado toast await at The Collins Quarter , an Aussie-style cafe.

What? Let me be basic and spend my money as I please.

There are two different locations in Savannah. Get your nosh on in historic downtown Savannah or Forsyth Park. Expect a wait for breakfasts at either location, although it may not be as long as you think. (We were told it’d be up to 45 minutes but were seated within 15.)

Smell the roses at the Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens.

I’m usually the one more into smelling the roses when we’re visiting botanical gardens, but you can’t deny the picturesque nature of this place. The Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens are over 50 acres of stunning horticulture.

Start at the Cottage Garden if you and your honey were really into Bridgerton . While the flowers aren’t as elaborate here, they’re more deliberate…just like Elizabethan marriage proposals.

Just make sure to stick to the designated walkways throughout the gardens. You’re not here for an Instagram photo shoot . You’re here for the vibes.

Find your favorite square.

Chippewa Square in Savannah, one of the top things to do in Savannah, GA, for couples

There are over 20 different squares in Savannah, and finding your favorite could become a fun couples activity if you like a good urban green space.

What is the most romantic square in Savannah? The most romantic square in Savannah is Monterey Square. It overlooks the Mercer-Williams House Museum and boasts plenty of shade from the mossy oaks for potential picnics.

Note: No, you don’t need to pack a picnic to make a visit to this square happen. Do couples actually do a lot of this on vacation?

The square also has a monument in honor of Polish military hero Casimir Pulaski, so you know that makes my Polish heart sing. If you get there and don’t agree about its merits, there are quite a few more to choose from:

  • Chippewa Square: Chippewa is Savannah’s most popular square. This is where Forrest Gump sat on a bench to tell us his tale of woe. You won’t find the bench here, but if you’re a big fan, go to the Savannah History Museum for a replica.
  • Johnson Square: This is Savannah’s oldest and largest square. If you’re a history buff, you’ll want to linger at the monument in the middle dedicated to Revolutionary War hero General Nathanael Greene.
  • Calhoun Square: This one overlooks two important sites in Savannah: the Massie Common School House and the Wesley Monumental United Methodist Church. This is also the city’s most haunted square if you’re into that sort of thing.
  • Lafayette Square: Give some props to the namesake of this one, the Marquis de Lafayette, a French general in the American Revolutionary War. Don’t miss the Semiquincentenary Fountain, a mouthful of a water feature.
  • Washington Square: Lose the tourists in this quiet square, dedicated to our first president. Washington visited Savannah in 1791 on a tour of the South, one year after the dedication of this square.

See the prettiest street in Savannah.

What is the prettiest street in Savannah? The prettiest street in Savannah is Jones Street. That’s thanks to its large oaks draping themselves over the pathways and the historic homes that date back to the 1850s-1860s.

It’s well-situated for all of the fun to be had in the Savannah Historic District, the heart of the city, and your base for exploration if you’re here for historic homes.

Fun fact: Broughton Street, Savannah’s main street, is no slouch, either. You’re sure to find your own scenic escapes while you’re out and about in Savannah.

Make it a point to see Forsyth Park.

A woman stands in front of a fountain in Forsythe Park, one of the top things to do in Savannah, GA, for couples.

I’ve gone all in on Savannah’s squares, but you shouldn’t ignore the city’s parks, either. The 30-acre Forsyth Park is known for its cast-iron fountain, designed to resemble the Parisian fountain on the Place de la Concorde.

If France doesn’t make you feel romantic things, I’m not sure what will.

You’ll see a number of monuments in the park and benches throughout for you to take a load off. If you’re here on a warm weekend afternoon, you may even catch a proposal. I’m telling you this city is romantic!

Indulge in fried green tomatoes at The Olde Pink House.

If you’re only here for the night, make it a point to plan a special meal at The Olde Pink House , arguably Savannah’s best-known eatery for Southern cuisine. Reservations are highly recommended and available via OpenTable .

If you want to visit but are feeling a little sticker shock from those menu prices, visit the cellar bar at the very least. The Planters Tavern in the basement of the restaurant is one of the best places in the city to grab a drink. The fireplaces and live piano will certainly set the mood, too.

Sip on wine smoothies.

A man sips on a wine slushie at The Georgia Tasting Room, one of the top things to do in Savannah, GA, for couples.

The Georgia Tasting Room is a playful little bar close to the Savannah City Market shops and the Savannah River. During our visit, it only cost a few dollars to try sips of six different wines. We were having such a great time we tried their wine smoothies, too, including one dedicated to the upcoming St. Patrick’s Day.

If you’re here for shenanigans, you’ll find it. If not, the sips are still a good time. I’m not a huge fan of sweet wines, their specialty, but those smoothies were a real delight.

If you had a great time here, the Savannah Wine Cellar is another place that specializes in sustainable and low-intervention wines.  It’s primarily a wine shop, but they also do tastings.

Eat all of the things.

I’m not just going to leave you at The Olde Pink House and call it a day for dinners in this foodie city. We had a delicious time exploring some of Savannah’s best casual restaurants and a few from the city’s more romantic side. Here were a few favorites:

  • Husk Savannah : Enjoy upscale Southern eats in the Savannah Historic District at Husk Savannah. Apparently, this is one of the more haunted spots in the city, too, but the ever-changing seasonal menu is anything but scary. Reservations are highly recommended via Resy .
  • Mrs. Wilkes Dining Room : You may encounter some early bird diners if you pop in at lunch, but that only means they know what’s good. The mode of indulging here is family-style, so expect to dig into passed items like fried chicken, cornbread, candied yams, and pickled beets. Make filling that belly romantic.
  • Sandfly BBQ : Special occasion dining doesn’t have to be all that fancy. Sandly BBQ brings a taste of Memphis to Savannah with their pulled pork, beef brisket, and spare rib plates. Is it even a good date if you don’t lick your fingers after? Don’t answer that.

Visit the Mercer Williams House Museum.

The outside of the Mercer Williams House Museum, one of the top things to do in Savannah, GA, for couples

The Mercer Williams House Museum is a must if you’re a history buff or fan of the book and film Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil . (The same stands if you’re traveling with either.)

This is the home Jim Williams, a local restorationist, lived in during the timeline of events in both the book and the resulting film. If you’re not aware of the story, Williams was put on trial four different times for the murder of his lover, Daniel Lewis Hansford.

He was eventually acquitted, but common wisdom in these parts is that he got away with murder. If you love a good true crime story, you’ll want to tour the home. Make reservations online for your visit a few days ahead of your visit. Note that the winter months are the slow season, and tours are limited.

Share a pint at Savannah’s best breweries.

OK, you really don’t need to share. I was thinking about milkshakes, which I suppose you don’t need to share either. Here are a few of Savannah’s best breweries if date night for you starts with a brew:

  • Coastal Empire Beer Co. : Southern-inspired brews like their Southern Delight Praline Amber will make you feel very much at home…if home is the South, of course.
  • Moon River Brewing Company : If you want a brewery with a great food menu, Moon River serves up a variety of snacks and pub grub to keep you satiated. Pair a Captain’s Porter with their taco-dillas for starters.
  • Southbound Brewing Company : Start with their Mountain Jam, a light-bodied Southern lager, at this eclectic spot. This brewery is a popular spot for regular events, so check their calendar before you go.

Visit the city’s best cemeteries. 

The historic Colonial Park Cemetery, one of the top things to do in Savannah, GA, for couples

You may not think a cemetery can get romantic, but you must not have ever broached the topic of post-death plans with your sweetheart. It can get very intimate.

Cemeteries in the South aren’t like any other, either.  You’ll see the same hanging moss and impressive memorials dedicated to (likely rich) loved ones. The gardens are well-kept and preserved as historical sites in the city.

Bonaventure Cemetery is the most well-known Savannah cemetery. It’s also known as Savannah’s most haunted cemetery. Don’t be afraid, though. I’m a real chicken about basically everything and the eerie vibes were more intriguing than anything else.

Fun fact: Little Gracie Watson is the most popular grave here. Gracie died at 6 years old after a bout of pneumonia, and visitors to her gravesite have been bringing her presents ever since.

Colonial Park Cemetery is another option with historical intrigue in the heart of Savannah’s Historic District. This was the city’s primary cemetery from 1750-1853, so you’ll find lots of old graves at this one.

Pull your honey in close on a Savannah ghost tour.

If your cemetery tours weren’t enough, ghost tours in Savannah are a big deal. We booked with the Hearse Ghost Tours because we liked the idea of learning about the city’s spooky history out of a real modified hearse.

That’s what we call romance.

Despite the transportation, their tours are more about having fun and a laugh rather than seeking out paranormal activities. Check them out for yourself if that sounds right up your alley.

If you’re interested in some comparison shopping, check out a few more highly-rated options below:

See peak Spanish moss on the Isle of Hope.

Hanging moss at Wormsloe, one of the top things to do in Savannah, GA, for couples

In just 20 minutes from central Savannah, you and your love can arrive at one of the most photographed spots in the country, let alone the South. That scene above is from the entrance to the Wormsloe Historic Site .

The site is the former home and plantation of Noble Jones, one of the first settlers in these parts. Wormsloe today is run by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources. Visit the museum to see artifacts found at the site or walk the interpretive nature trails.

Keep in mind that the success of Wormsloe back in the day was thanks to the forced labor of enslaved people on the plantation. Unfortunately, we didn’t see much about that fact at the site during our visit, but I admit it’s been quite a while since that happened.

Leave a note for me in the comments if you’ve been more recently and had a different experience!

Guided tours at the Owens Thomas House & Slave Quarters are much more illuminating in that regard. You’ll learn not only about the wealthy folks who lived in the home but the enslaved people who allowed them to enjoy a life of luxury.

Bop around River Street.

Savannah’s lovely River Street is a hub of activity with dozens of shops, art galleries, eateries, and pubs waiting for your patronage. Enjoy Savannah’s Waterfront exactly as you see fit.

Love options? Head to the River Street Market Place. Need to satiate that sweet tooth? River Street Sweets is your headquarters for classic pralines and more Southern desserts. If you’re hungry for a full meal, Huey’s is a classic in the area. Their beignets alone are worth a stop.

Explore Fort Pulaski National Monument.

A cannon at Fort Pulaski National Monument, one of the top things to do in Savannah, GA, for couples

The only thing better than a historical fort is a pillow fort, but that would be somewhat of a silly waste of time during a couples trip to Savannah. The Fort Pulaski National Monument is where the Union Army forced the Confederates to surrender during the Civil War, and that does it for me, too.

Dogs are welcome all over this park, so we obviously had to bring Kimmy Kibbler along on the ride. If you, your honey, and your pooch make three, you can bring them along on the 1.5-mile roundtrip Lighthouse Overlook Trail.

This easy trail only took about 20 minutes each way with a photo stop at the end of the Cockspur Island Lighthouse, the smallest — but still very pretty! — lighthouse in Georgia. If you love a good lighthouse, the Tybee Island Light Station is more popular.

The Tybee Island lighthouse is the oldest and the largest in the state, but you’ll need to leave your pups behind for this one. Snack at The Crab Shack after for chowders, oysters, and deviled crab.

Catch a Savannah sunset.

This is one of those cliché date ideas that tend to deliver no matter where you are, and Savannah sunrises just hit a little differently. Any of the city’s rooftop bars will do, but here are my favorites:

  • The Lost Square : This rooftop lounge overlooks the Savannah River, a perch that makes it pretty perfect at sunset. If you’re here in the winter months, they usually have a special menu of warm-up cocktails for cozy blanket times.
  • Top Deck Bar : This Savannah rooftop bar boasts views of the historic district and the Savannah River, but their popular cheese boards are almost as delicious. Oh, who am I kidding? I’d take seasonal cheese over a sunset any night and I’m not sorry.
  • The Wyld : Seats on the back patio of this waterfront eatery are where it’s when you want to catch the sunset, but good times are guaranteed regardless. If you’re here for snacks, trust me on their chicharrones.

Finish things off with something sweet.

A wall of sweets at the Byrd Cookie Company in Savannah, one of the top things to do in Savannah, GA, for couples

I know I’ve mentioned a few treats to be had while in Savannah already, but the Byrd Cookie Company is in a class of its own. They have some salty snacks for you to peruse, but you’re really here for the cookies.

Grab ’em by the box if you know what’s good for you. Your date will thank you when you’re feeling a nosh during that Netflix binge later. Our favorites during our visit were the maple wafers, the cupcake cookies, and the lemon coolers, but you really can’t go wrong here.

More Savannah Date Ideas for Traveling Couples

We’ve been to Savannah twice now, but that doesn’t mean we’ve done all there is to do there in the romance department. Heck, it doesn’t all have to be that serious, either. Having a good time in the Georgia city is just good for the soul.

Here are a few more couple things to do in Savannah, GA, on your next couples vacation.

Note: If you love horse-drawn carriage rides, have at it. Just do your research at each destination to make sure the animals are treated as well as possible before you climb in. Some cities have more intense regulations than others!
  • Get your java on at Savannah’s best coffee shops.
  • Ride the riverboat in Savannah. 
  • Go on a historic Savannah walking tour.
  • Take a hike at Skidaway Island State Park.
  • Visit the Cathedral Basilica of St. John the Baptist .
  • Go on a Savannah food tour.
  • Pretend that you’re in France at The Paris Market.
  • Take in a show at the Savannah Theatre.
  • See the critters at the Oatland Island Wildlife Center.
  • Stay in an adults-only historic hotel.

Best Hotels in Savannah for Couples

What part of town is best to stay in Savannah? The best part of town to stay in Savannah is the Historic District, especially if you’re visiting for the first time. You’ll be within walking distance of all of the best Savannah attractions.

Whether you’re looking for a historic hotel or vacation rentals, Savannah has it all across a variety of price points.

Let’s start with traditional hotels. I typically start with Booking.com when I’m looking for hotels. All of the options below are highly rated and perfect for a romantic stay:

  • Catherine Ward House Inn
  • The Drayton Hotel
  • Eliza Thompson House
  • Mansion on Forsyth Park
  • Planters Inn on Reynolds Square

Vrbo is another option if you’re seeking something apartment-style. Here are a few that just scream Savannah romance:

  • Cottage in Savannah’s Historic District
  • Jones Street HGTV-Inspired Carriage House
  • Romantic Retreat on Monterey Square
  • Southern Belle Charmer in Historic District
  • Whitaker Mansion on Forsyth Park

Have you visited Savannah with your partner? What did I miss in this guide to Savannah romantic things to do? If you’re someone who visits cities for spa treatments, by the way, show me your ways. (Couples massages show up in these kinds of posts all the time.)

Share it all with me in the comments, especially if you’re a local expert!

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Here Are the Most Romantic Things to Do in Savannah, GA

Savannah is the perfect destination for any romantic getaway! Between the beautiful historic architecture that decorates the city and charming gardens that could be in a fairytale, Savannah provides everything you need for a getaway for two. There are plenty of romantic things to do in Savannah, GA. 

The Most Romantic Things to Do in Savannah, GA

Plan a picnic.

There’s an array of parks in Savannah that offer great scenery for a midday picnic, but Forsyth Park takes the cake. You’ll have no problem finding a shaded spot to spread a blanket and get comfortable under the Spanish moss. This is the perfect place to relax and share a tray of chocolate-covered strawberries. If you’re looking for a bit more seclusion, make your way to Whitefield Square . The beautiful white gazebo provides a quaint ambiance for an intimate lunch with your sweetheart.

Walk Through the Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens

Nothing says “romance” like walking hand-in-hand through one of Savannah’s most breathtaking gardens. Whether you prefer irises or roses, you’ll see some of the most beautiful blooms around at the Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens . The gardens are a great place to visit if you want to step away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Take a stroll through Crapemyrtle Allee as you enjoy the company of your significant other.

Visit the Historic Savannah Theater

Head over to Savannah’s historic district to see a show at the Historic Savannah Theater . The charming architecture featured throughout the district is reason enough to pay a visit. The theater has been one of Savannah’s most popular attractions, since opening its doors in 1818. Browse their available shows to purchase tickets. It will be an evening you won’t forget.

Enjoy a Candlelit Dinner

A candlelit dinner is the best way to complete any day filled with romance. The Olde Pink House is a Savannah favorite for any occasion. This historic building once held secret meetings to establish the independence of the 13 colonies. Today you’ll experience award-winning American cuisine in a stunning atmosphere. We recommend making a reservation ahead of time.

See Savannah from a Rooftop

Sipping cocktails on a rooftop with put the cherry on top of your romantic evening. Rocks on the Roof sits above the Bohemian Hotel and provides some of the best views of the city. Statement chandeliers and unique artwork create an ambiance that will suit any date night.

Spacious room with a king bed and fireplace

Spend the Evening at the Inn on West Liberty

If you’re looking for a romantic setting to continue the evening, book your stay at the Inn on West Liberty. Our historic bed and breakfast is in the heart of Savannah and provides convenient access to the best Savannah has to offer. Our inn also features a romantic garden courtyard that’s perfect for sitting, reading, and relaxing with your special someone.

The luxurious Johnson Square Room is the perfect room to host your romantic getaway. You’ll enjoy a king-sized bed, walk-in shower, and a beautiful view of Liberty Street. Snuggle up by the fireplace together and spend some much-needed alone time. You’ll have everything you need for a trip neither of you will forget. Check our availability and book your stay with us today.

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The Marshall House, Historic Inns of Savannah Collection

Downtown Savannah, Savannah

Located in the heart of Savannah's Historic District and built in 1851, this Georgia boutique hotel offers an on-site restaurant and free WiFi. The Savannah College of Art Design is 12 minutes' walk away.

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Excellent location, beautiful place, we were even greeted with a complimentary wine tasting! The breakfast was lovely. The bathroom in our room was one of the most beautiful bathrooms I have ever seen in a hotel.

Catherine Ward House Inn

Situated in the historic district of Savannah, this bed and breakfast features uniquely decorated rooms and a full breakfast. The property is 2 minutes' walk from 30-acre Forsyth Park. All rooms are air-conditioned and have a cable TV and a refrigerator. Some rooms at Catherine Ward House Inn boast a private balcony or a 2-person spa bath. Extras include bathrobes and a hairdryer.

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Charming house, excellent location and breakfast.

East Bay Inn, Historic Inns of Savannah Collection

Located opposite River Street in Savannah, Georgia’s historic district, this boutique hotel is housed in a building built in 1852. It features free WiFi access and a complimentary turn-down service. There is a private bathroom and a seating area in every guest room at East Bay Inn, Historic Inns of Savannah Collection. The rooms also have cable TV and are stocked with bath amenities and bathrobes.

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Historic finishes; spacious; lovely updates

Eliza Thompson House, Historic Inns of Savannah Collection

Built in 1847, this adult-only bed and breakfast is located on historic Jones Street in Savannah, just 2 minutes' walk from Forsyth Park. Guests will enjoy a deluxe breakfast and and elegantly styled guest rooms.

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The hotel is lovely, located on a cobbled street. Located within an historic Inn. The room was lovely, with a large bed, around the main courtyard area. The courtyard is also where the delicious breakfast is served every morning. The breakfast itself is a choice of two main dishes, which changes every day, with a few additions. The quantity isn't massive, however it was certainly all I needed to get me started for the day. Also it is delicious and served by the friendly staff, with the chef also walking around and checking on people. The hotel also offers wine hour in the evening, with wine and a few snacks ( e.g. cheese ) available. Later in the evening they also served port and desert. Which was a nice touch in the old parlor, and a nice way to meet other guests. On one of the days they also had a gentleman playing the guitar for us during wine hour. The staff, as already mentioned, were wonderful and always willing to help. The hotel being old does have a lot of stairs, narrow corridors. Which wasn't an issue, but something to be aware of. The location is amazing, being within a short walking distance from anywhere in the historic centre of Savannah.

Kehoe House, Historic Inns of Savannah Collection

Located in historic Savannah, Georgia, this adult-only bed and breakfast is housed in a mansion built in 1892. Free WiFi access and a CD/DVD player are included in all guest rooms at the Kehoe House. The rooms are elegantly decorated and have wood floors and antique chandeliers.

The atmosphere- the friendliness of the staff - the party atmosphere when you came back after a fun day - honestly you do not need to go out for a meal !!! Such fun !!! We met lovely people xxx

Homewood Suites Savannah Historic District/Riverfront

Historic Savannah, Savannah

Located on River Street, the Homewood Suites Savannah Historic District/Riverfront features a resort-style area with a full-service bar, pool, cabanas and nightly live entertainment - showcasing breath-taking views of the Savannah River and sunsets.

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We had a perfect stay at Homewood suites Savannah Historic District. We stayed for 7 nights there and everything has been fantastic. Rooms were spacious and clean. Staff were friendly and efficient. Rooftop is great. and the location is perfect. It was a very pleasant stay with the family!

Hyatt Regency Savannah

The Southern-inspired Moss + Oak Savannah Eatery is serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner from an open-air kitchen. Guests can also relax on the outdoor patio or with a drink at Moss + Oak Bar. Room service is available.

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A very nice hotel with nice rooms and rooftop view from the restaurant. I really will come back here

Wingate by Wyndham Savannah Pooler

Pooler, Savannah

This Savannah hotel off Interstate 95 features spacious rooms, each equipped with free WiFi and a flat-screen TV. All rooms at the Wingate by Wyndham Savannah Airport include a refrigerator and microwave. Each room features a desk and view of the lake.

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I like the location and the breakfast

Springhill Suites by Marriott Savannah Downtown Historic District

Featuring an outdoor pool and complimentary WiFi, this Springhill Suites is situated in the heart of Savannah’s historic district. It offers rooms with a 32-inch LCD TV. Each room is equipped with a refrigerator, microwave, sofa sleepers and well-lit work desk. Bathrooms include free toiletries and a walk-in shower.

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we loved the room and the shower was awesome. the bed was comfortable overall we loved it

Kimpton Brice Hotel, an IHG Hotel

Situated in Savannah Historic District, this Georgia hotel features a courtyard and an on-site restaurant. Free WiFi access is available as well. A 40-inch flat-screen TV comes standard in each room at Kimpton Brice Hotel. A work desk, alarm clock, and telephone are included. Select rooms feature a balcony or sofa bed. A yoga mat is provided.

The property was very clean and Ebony at reception was absolutely wonderful. She was warm courteous and helpful. I look forward to starting there again.

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There’s more than one reason that gorgeous Savanah is called the Hostess City of the South. Those who’re looking for a romantic getaway won’t find a better destination, whether you’re headed on your honeymoon or just-because-I-love-you escape. Delicious Southern cuisine, live oaks hanging with Spanish moss, picturesque garden squares, and stately Southern mansions and architecture only enhance the romance factor. And the many best romantic hotels in Savannah GA, including its inns, are testament to just how many people celebrate being in love here. The city is full of nooks and crannies where you can spoil ourselves silly and celebrate being newlyweds – or add a dash of romance to your relationship. Since Southern hospitality is ingrained in folks here, it translates to couples receiving an authentic and immersive experience. Oh, and did you know you can stroll the Historic District with a cocktail in hand? Yes!

If you’re looking for the perfect romantic destination on the southeastern coast of the United States, Savannah is it. To that end, here are the 11 best romantic hotels in Savannah GA.

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The 60-room Planters Inn is one of the most romantic inns of Savannah for more reasons than one. For one, its origins go back to the early 1800s, which is much before most of Savannah’s historic inns. Secondly, the lobby and even the rooms and suites have a decidedly historic ambiance. Plus, the inn gets extra romance points since it sits right on Reynolds Square, right next to the romantic restaurant, the Olde Pink House. Choose the Balcony Parkview Room or the Deluxe Fireplace Room that overlooks Reynolds Square. Moreover, they also have coffeemakers, plush four-poster beds, and lovely baths in the bathrooms.

Go for the Romance Package, which also includes a private carriage tour as well as champagne and roses delivered to your room. You both can even rent a bike to explore the area on your own. All in all, this romantic Savannah inn is where you want to be.

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Are you both looking for the quintessential Savannah experience? Behold the Mansion on Forsyth Park , which is touted as the most recognized hotel in the city. Tucked behind historic walls is a marble and onyx décor with a clean, modern feel and an ode to its roots. Almost 400 original pieces of artwork by Richard Kessler are sprinkled throughout the mansion. This 1888-built grand home houses more than a century of Southern decadence under its roof. Choose from 126 rooms and suites, which boast grand wooden headboards, soothing neutral hues, and utterly romantic candelabras.

Begin mornings by indulging in breakfast in bed with your love. Later, book a couple’s massage at the decadent Poseidon Spa, after which you can enjoy an intimate afternoon tea in the marble garden courtyard. When the weather is balmy, the outdoor heated pool offers the perfect respite. Bond over culinary lessons at the onsite cooking school and curl up for the day in your plush four-poster bed. Did you know that this is also one of the Top Gay-Friendly Hotels In Savannah ? So, this will serve loved-up gay couples as well.

The Kehoe House is one of the most romantic inns of Savannah, with it even being ranked the first on TripAdvisor’s list of Savannah hotels! A gorgeous redbrick facade, complete with fairytale balconies and sloping roofs, welcomes you within. A grand staircase leads to Renaissance Revival flourishes and Italianate pillars, with period antiques and plush drapes on the inside. The inn features 13 gorgeous rooms and suites, of which the Oglethorpe and the John Mercer rooms are the most romantic. That’s because these even have private verandas for romantic breakfasts comprising French toast, pastries, and made-to-order eggs. Large windows, crystal chandeliers, and fancy gilded mirrors adorn all rooms, as does a clawfoot bathtub for two people in the bathrooms. Don’t miss wine and hors d’oeuvres in the evening, plus warm cookies at turn-down. Romantic with a side of indulgence.

The Hamilton-Turner Inn is one of the most romantic inns of Savannah and was named one of America’s “Top 20 Most Romantic Hotels” by TripAdvisor. This grand Victorian mansion dates back to 1973 and is all about a grand, Italianate look with a beautiful hallway and elegant dining and parlor rooms. You and your babe will adore the 17 unique rooms and suites, each with its own personality and features. Nevertheless, you’ll find romantic staples in different rooms, such as huge windows, clawfoot tubs, French doors to the courtyard patio, et al. If you both love history, then the Thomas Charlton Room has an Art Deco desk and Victorian furniture. Moreover, the bathroom is particularly elegant, with a modern walk-in shower and a chandelier. 

Breakfast is a hearty affair with traditional sausages and eggs, as well as special items such as praline French toast and blossom pancakes. What’s more, the parlor offers treats throughout the day. During the mornings, there are hot drinks and newspapers. Finally, in the evenings, there are wine and hors d’oeuvres and fresh-baked cookies with port after supper. All in all, this romantic Savannah GA hotel is where you want to stay.

Grand Regency-Italianate style theatrics are on display at the Gastonian , one of the most romantic hotels in Savannah. Located just a couple of blocks from Savannah’s beautiful Forsyth Park, the inn sits in two adjoining luxury 1868-built mansions. Choose from 17 spacious rooms and suites, each of which has tasteful antiques, with some even featuring clawfoot tubs and private balconies. Plus, they all have luxury cotton bathrobes and luxury bath products. Go for the Caracalla Suite, which has its own drawing room and a whirlpool tub, topped by a glitzy chandelier for a romantic rendezvous. In fact, it’s so popular with newlyweds that it’s often called the honeymoon suite!

The Gastonian has exceptional food offerings as well, especially the delicious extended breakfast. During afternoons, complimentary hors d’oeuvres and wine are waiting for you guys in the parlor. Evenings are for dessert and cordials. If that wasn’t enough, the chefs at the inn will even happily prepare picnic lunches for you both to enjoy in Forsyth Park nearby.

The Eliza Thompson House has consistently been one of the most romantic inns of Savannah, and it’s easy to see why. Aside from excellent ambiance and impeccably lush grounds, the staff sets this house a notch above the rest. From the moment you arrive, you’re greeted with smiles and shown to your accommodations, complete with his and hers plush robes. Four-poster beds and fireplaces fill the 25 rooms, all of which capture the sultry charm of this historic and elegant Savannah home. They also have antique furniture and art, and many courtyard rooms even feature ornate wrought-iron balconies. The best bit? You’ll even find deep-soaking tubs and high-end bath products in the bathrooms.

A lovely parlor area scattered with antiques and a fireplace is the perfect place to enjoy the evening reception of hors d’oeuvres and wine. Begin your day with a delicious homemade Southern-style breakfast comprising coffee, juices, fresh fruit, sausages, eggs, bacon, traditional southern grits, and casserole dishes. It’s served in the gorgeous inner courtyard, which is also perfect for sipping champagne and coffee later on. All in all, this romantic Savannah inn is certainly one amazing love nest.

It’s hard to imagine that a refurbished cotton warehouse from the 1800s could be one of the most romantic hotels in Savannah – but it’s true! Behold the Cotton Sail Hotel , a 56-room boutique hotel that pays homage to the city’s riverside commerce industry. The location is absolutely enviable; it sits right on the banks of the Savannah River, complete with a redbrick exterior. On the inside, it’s all about pinewood floors and a clean, modern aesthetic. Even standard rooms are romantic, with period wooden floors and huge windows that directly overlook the river. Contemporary bathrooms, fluffy robes, and green-and-brown conjure up a sexy pseudo-rustic ambiance, making it romantic as hell.

Even though the hotel doesn’t have a full restaurant, it serves a delicious continental breakfast buffet with gorgeous sunrise views of the river. A rooftop bar that overlooks the river is perfect for sundowners and nightcaps, while two adjacent restaurants complete the dining options. Step out of this romantic Savannah GA hotel, and you’re right on the pleasant River Street set against the scenic Savannah River.

Discerning and well-heeled travelers will love the Bohemian Savannah Riverfront , one of the best romantic hotels in Savannah GA. This stunning Marriott Autograph Signature property is all about a modern mariner flair with leather, brass, and driftwood details. Think with oyster shells, driftwood sculptures, and cast-iron ropes peppered throughout the hotel. The rooms and suites feel sumptuous thanks to touch-me textures such as velvet and leather. For a special occasion, ask for a River View room with a balcony overlooking the Savannah River. A rich color palette, all browns and burnt oranges, leather-backed chairs and chandeliers, and plush robes in the bathrooms add to the sexiness of the digs.

Aside from the rooms, it’s the rooftop restaurant and bar that’s the main draw here. Overlooking the river, the restaurant is an all-day joint serving delicious American classics such as pizzas and eggs Benedict. On the other hand, the rooftop bar is open only at night and boasts captivating river views while serving delectable finger food and drinks.

Step back in time at the four-diamond, five-star Ballastone , one of the most romantic inns of Savannah. The 1838-built inn lies in the heart of the historic district and boasts a grand parlor and even a courtyard garden. 16 luxuriously appointed rooms and suites boast Victorian furnishings, with 10 of them even featuring working fireplaces. What’s more, you’ll even find bold-hued and sensual fabrics and wallpapers as well as rich lacquered woods. We’d recommend the Sorghum Cane Garden Room, which has not only a brick fireplace but also a lovely armoire, an antique bench, and a contemporary bathroom with a bathtub and Gilchrist and Soames toiletries. Are you ga-ga over history? The Victoria Suite has a stately four-poster bed fit for royalty.

A delectable, chef-created breakfast awaits you every morning, with homemade granola, cinnamon buns, and fresh waffles. Aside from the little bar that serves complimentary port and sherry, there’s even a 6 p.m. social hour with wine and charcuterie at this romantic Savannah inn.

The Alida is one of the best romantic hotels in Savannah GA. This favorite sits in Savannah’s riverfront district and is home to a rooftop bar that Travel + Leisure called one of America’s best outdoor bars. What’s more, the hotel even has a super-cute gift shop and a rooftop pool, complete with cabanas. So, young couples in love will love this hotel’s vibe, especially since checking into suites also comes with complimentary cheese plates and bubbly. The 2,400-square-feet-huge penthouse is the zenith of romance, as it comes with a private wraparound balcony and even a fire pit. Even if you come down to earth, the one-bedroom king suite has plush beds and a huge, deep-soaking tub in the bathroom.

Snuggle up with your babe while watching gorgeous views of the Savannah River at the rooftop bar. Later on, grab a romantic southern bite to eat in Rhett. During the day, the outdoor pool is the perfect place to enjoy a refreshing dip, especially since you both can lie sprawled on the cabanas.

When it comes to the topmost romantic hotels in Savannah GA, then the go-to place is the Perry Lane Hotel . This smart boutique hotel is all about chic history; for instance, there’s a library with plantation shutters, leather chairs, and a piano. What’s more, the hotel even boasts a jewel-box of an elevator decked out in tropical wallpaper and even an expansive art collection. Couples in love will love swimming in and lounging at the rooftop bar while ordering cocktails to their perch. What’s more, it offers some of the best views of downtown. You both will love the amenities, such as afternoon tea, little treats in the room, a car service, and even sparkling wine, which really enhance the honeymoon experience.

Rooms and suites are spacious yet crisp with a touch of retro and are spread across the tower and the main building. We’d recommend those in the tower, which feel more private and have fluffy, sink-into beds, leather chairs, Turkish rugs, and metal-framed artwork.

  • La Scala Ristorante : Pasta and wine is a decadent and timeless pairing, which you can experience to its fullest potential at La Scala. Italy comes to downtown Savannah in this restaurant that serves delicious regional Italian cuisine with classics such as Osso Buco. A fine, fine dining experience indeed.
  • Garibaldi Cafe : Make sure you have a reservation when you dine at Garibaldi, which is one of Savannah’s most famous restaurants. Exuding simple elegance, this restaurant boasts a comfy setting, fine dining serivce and an extensive menu that features steak, pasta, shellfish platters, and oysters.
  • The Olde Pink House : Set in a 1771-built building, the Olde Pink House is one of the city’s most popular restaurants to woo your sweetheart. The Southern authenticity will sweep you off your feet while the delicious Southern cuisine will straightaway make its way from your gut to your heart. The setting is sophisticated and the cocktails are amazing – and there’s a private wine cellar for a more intimate atmosphere.
  • Prohibition : Really, a bar by that name in Savannah, of all places? But, it’s one of the most atmospheric places to enjoy a booze-filled date night in the city. Step back into the “Roaring Twenties” at this speakeasy lounge where you can grab local beers and craft cocktails while sitting at the bar – a la Al Capone and his mole. Yep.
  • Savannah Riverboat Sunday Brunch Sightseeing Cruise : There’s no better way to see Savanahh than from the water. Add to that delicious Southern food, and there’s a chance you might never want to get off the water! This amazing Sunday brunch tour takes you around the most spectacular landmarks in the city accompanied by a delightful commentary. The cherry on top is the delicious southern brunch that’s served.
  • Guided tour “Love Stories of Savannah” : Savannah was made for love stories – or was it the other way round? Either way, this tour helmed by a professional local guide takes you around the most romantic places in the city. Right from churches and parks to hidden streets, you get to hear Savannah’s love-soaked history and take memorable pictures.

The all-American Savannah boasts a long and rich history that dates back to the Antebellum period. The city practically lives and breathes romance with its horse-drawn carriages, cobblestone squares, Georgian mansions, and beautiful public parks. In fact, Savannah’s origins go back more than three centuries, making it Georgia’s first and oldest city. So, if you want to indulge in romance, then which neighborhood are you going to stay in?

First up is Savannah’s Historic District, which is the heart and soul of the city. Characterized by heritage houses and cobblestone streets, it brims with charm, culture, and history. Basically, this neighborhood is primed for romance with horse carriages, lush parks, and general romance-filled air. Secondly, there’s City Market, which lies in the northwestern part of the city. It’s vibrant and is full of cafes, nightclubs, bars, and restaurants of the late-night variety. Couples looking for any kind of nightlife will find it here.

Next, there’s River Street which oozes a different kind of charm. Again a historic district, this one has the additional perk of being nestled on the shores of the Savannah River. What’s more, it’s full of the Top Things To Do In Savannah and features lots of restaurants and shops too. Travel south from here, and you’ve arrived in Starland, which is a haven for trendsetting, hip, and bohemian couples. Finally, there’s Garden City, which is a mix of residential and commercial setups with chic bakeries, bars, and pubs.

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16 Most Romantic Getaways in Georgia

F rom the Blue Ridge Mountains to the Atlantic Coast, Georgia has plenty of options for an idyllic lovers getaway. Grab your sweetheart for a relaxing escape in one of these destinations, including luxury resorts and adventure destinations.

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Lookout Mountain

The views from Lookout Mountain are unmatched, making it a lovely place to set up a picnic for two. The one-of-a-kind Rock City Gardens atop the mountain charms visitors with its Enchanted Trail, as well as a lookout point called Lover's Leap where you can supposedly see seven different states under the right weather conditions. Another way to experience Lookout Mountain is via the Incline Railway, one of the world's steepest passenger railways, which starts just over the state border in Chattanooga, Tennessee . About 15 miles southwest of the mountain sits Georgia's Cloudland Canyon State Park, where you can hike to two waterfalls or spend a night glamping together.

Where to stay: For an overnight stay on Lookout Mountain itself, consider the Chanticleer Inn Bed and Breakfast. Most rooms come with a fireplace and private patio; some even have a whirlpool tub. Stroll the 2-acre property's lush gardens, try your hand at bocce ball, take a dip in the pool or enjoy a leisurely homemade breakfast. Recent lodgers loved this bed-and-breakfast's peaceful atmosphere and hospitable owners.

Clarkesville

Explore charming Clarkesville, where you and your sweetie can go horseback riding at sunset, meet adorable alpacas on a farm tour, see great live music or enjoy wine tasting in beautiful vineyards. The scenic U.S. Route 441, known as Heritage Highway, passes through the city's downtown, which has plenty of options for date night with its theater, restaurants, museums and quaint shops. You'll find Clarkesville about 55 miles north of Athens.

Where to stay: Need a place to stay? Recent guests rave about the Glen-Ella Springs Inn, citing strolls through the inn's seasonal flower garden and meadow and relaxing in rocking chairs on the porch as two of many perks. Luxury suites, a restaurant and the Garden House (stocked with refreshments accessible at any time of day) are also on-site.

Callaway Resort & Gardens: Pine Mountain

This outdoor getaway in Pine Mountain – about 80 miles south of Atlanta – offers year-round adventure with 2,500 acres of Georgia wilderness, gardens and nature trails. Callaway Resort & Gardens is a magical retreat for a romantic weekend away with the one you love. Visitors can choose between the guest rooms and suites at The Lodge & Spa , or opt to stay in one of the woodland cottages or upscale villas. Admission to the gardens is included with your accommodations, so you'll be able to experience the seasonal blooms – azaleas shine during the Spring Flower Fest, for example – along with the traveler-favorite butterfly center and more.

To see the gardens aglow, don't miss Fantasy in Lights, the resort's holiday lights display. When you're not immersed in the numerous gardens, spend quality time together golfing, zip lining, fishing, biking, hiking or lounging at the spa. For a change of scenery, couples can head to Robin Lake Beach, an artificial white sand beach , for water sports and sunbathing.

Address: 17617 U.S. Route 27, Pine Mountain, GA 31822

It's no wonder Savannah is widely considered one of the best places to visit in Georgia . The charming coastal town regularly attracts more than 14 million annual visitors, who come for the antebellum architecture, cobblestone streets and spooky ghost tours . Couples may enjoy admiring local art at Savannah City Market on a guided sightseeing excursion or strolling hand in hand through the 30-acre Forsyth Park, complete with gardens, winding paths, an expansive green and even a space for concerts. When activities leave you peckish, get ready to explore Savannah's top-notch culinary offerings. Sink your teeth into some Southern fried chicken at Geneva's Famous Chicken & Cornbread Co. or stop by Leopold's Ice Cream for a frozen dessert.

Where to stay: As the day winds down, couples will find a variety of accommodation options. The Historic District's Hamilton-Turner Inn is a romantic boutique hotel with what travelers call impeccable service, beautiful interior design and upscale amenities like evening wine. Book the "Romance Package" for the ultimate indulgence.

If you're interested in staying at a B&B , guests praise the Azalea Inn & Villas as quiet and cozy, with standout amenities like complimentary nightly desserts.

Head 65 miles north of Atlanta for a serene escape in the heart of north Georgia's wine country. Dahlonega, once so rich in gold deposits it caused an early 19th-century gold rush, boasts a variety of bonding activities – perhaps you and your significant other will enjoy panning for gold knee-deep in a river together. Engage your inner oenophiles at one of the Dahlonega wine-tasting rooms or explore the nearby Chattahoochee National Forest for waterfalls galore. Live music, art and theater are also in abundance in this small city in the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Where to stay: At the Forrest Hills Resort in Dahlonega, couples will enjoy spending some one-on-one time in the romantic cabins, which come equipped with a private hot tub, fireplace and covered porch with a swing. Traveler-favorite horseback riding, lodging packages featuring couples massages and an on-site wedding chapel are just a few of the amenities available.

Chateau Elan Winery & Resort: Braselton

Experience the state's wine country at Chateau Elan Winery & Resort in Braselton, a premier location in north Georgia for wine tastings, exquisite dining, relaxing spa treatments, tennis, culinary classes and other activities. The 3,500-acre estate will take your breath away with rolling hills, wooded forests and sprawling vineyards. Couples will appreciate the feeling of being in the French countryside at this chateau-style resort, with upscale guest rooms, private villas and spa suites. The on-site Chateau Elan Winery produces more than 30 wines, which visitors can experience with daily tastings and guided tours.

The on-site spa features a variety of packages for sweethearts. Try the "Couples Romantic Journey," which includes side-by-side exfoliation and massages, a candlelit bath, a bottle of wine and chocolates. Fine dining awaits with French-infused cuisine served in a glass-roofed atrium, a bourbon-focused speakeasy, a poolside bar and multiple other venues. Recent travelers love this property, praising the food as delicious and the winery tours as a highlight.

Address: 100 Rue Charlemagne Drive, Braselton, GA 30517

Take a trip to Augusta with your loved one to stroll along the Riverwalk downtown – you can stop at the tranquil Japanese Gardens, then grab a cup of coffee while taking in the scenic Savannah River. Or, share your love of history by visiting the Augusta Museum of History, the Boyhood Home of President Woodrow Wilson or the Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History. Whatever you get up to in this quaint Southern city, don't miss the rich chocolate truffles at La Bonbonnière, crafted by a chocolatier from Belgium .

Where to stay: Set in the historic neighborhood of Summerville, The Partridge Inn Augusta is a classy and elegant choice to bed down. As part of the Curio Collection by Hilton , this accommodation boasts fine dining, a courtyard pool, complimentary Wi-Fi and pet-friendly rooms. Previous visitors say the staff is warm and friendly. Many enjoyed the charm and history of this hotel, though some felt it needed updates.

The Cloister at Sea Island: Golden Isles

Sea Island is a top resort destination in Georgia's Golden Isles. For a five-star experience, it doesn't get better than The Cloister at Sea Island, a resort located on the private Sea Island. The property encompasses 50 acres surrounded by various waterways and 5 miles of private coastline. Suites with elegant Spanish Mediterranean decor are offered across a number of buildings. The Sea Island Beach Club, for example, offers access to the private beach and three pools, while the gated Ocean Residences gives guests seclusion and an infinity pool. Many travelers are effusive in their praise of The Cloister's staff and the natural beauty of this Georgia destination.

There is no shortage of activities on Sea Island, including tennis, golf, biking, boating, bowling, fishing, horseback riding, kayaking, sailing and so much more. Make sure to save time for a trip to the five-star Spa at Sea Island to rest and replenish with a massage, facial or body treatment. Spagoers can enjoy diverse amenities, such as a garden atrium, meditation labyrinth, somadome therapy pod, hydrotherapy pool or cryotherapy sauna.

Address: 100 Cloister Drive, Sea Island, GA 31561

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Lake Oconee

Get away from it all with an escape to dreamy Lake Oconee, which sits about 85 miles west of Augusta. Water sports are a main draw in the warmer months, so you can get out on the lake with rented kayaks, tubes, water skis, paddleboards and more. Make more memories with your better half in downtown Greensboro – less than 15 miles north of the lake – by playing golf, shopping for one-of-a-kind artwork or visiting the area's historic sites. Visitors may opt for a craft beer tasting at Oconee Brewing Company or a stop at the seasonal open-air farmers market.

Where to stay: The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee resort, situated on the lake's shores, offers couples the chance to unwind at the spa or by the pool. Alternatively, play a round of golf or take a ride on a complimentary bike. Recent guests rave about the abundant natural beauty of this property. Stay in one of the charming rooms, suites or lakeside cottages for a truly memorable couples retreat. With five dining options here, couples can enjoy a meal with serene views of the lake or golf course while dining on Southern-style cuisine starring locally sourced ingredients.

Brasstown Valley Resort & Spa: Young Harris

The Blue Ridge Mountains provide a stunning backdrop for a lavish stay at Brasstown Valley Resort & Spa in Young Harris, which sits just south of the North Carolina border. Enjoy all that nature has to offer on this more than 500-acre property with outdoor activities such as horseback riding, golf, hiking the Appalachian Trail, kayaking, rafting, fishing, tennis and bird-watching. The elegant accommodation options include rooms or suites in the mountain lodge, cottage rooms in the woods, and the exclusive Equani Spa suite.

Experience deep rejuvenation with a visit the Equani Spa, some of whose treatments incorporate Cherokee-inspired rituals, as Brasstown Valley sits on land that's sacred to the Cherokee people. One spa service, the detoxifying "7 Clan Ritual," includes a mud mask, European dry body brushing and massage. Previous visitors can't say enough great things about the accommodating staff and call the resort perfect for a weekend escape, though some felt the rooms could use a refresh.

Address: 6321 U.S. Route 76, Young Harris, GA 30582

Tybee Island

One of the best beaches on the East Coast , Tybee Island provides an ideal location to spend some quality time with the one you love. The scenery, history and recreation offer couples plenty of things to do, whether you want to walk barefoot on long stretches of sandy beach, visit Georgia's oldest and tallest lighthouse, or watch the sunset over cocktails at The Deck Beachbar and Kitchen. Tybee Island is an easy day trip from Savannah (it's less than 20 miles southeast of the city), but if you opt to stay overnight, you'll have even more time for dolphin-watching ventures, guided kayak tours, bike rides or a visit to the Tybee Island Marine Science Center.

Where to stay: Airbnbs can be a nice lodging option to get away from the crowds. Try the Sunny Daze Bungalow for peace and privacy: This colorful one-bedroom cottage includes backyard with a small pond. Guests appreciate the easy walking distance to great spots, including the beach, restaurants and shops.

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Mountain Top Inn and Resort: Warm Springs

If you and your partner seek a rustic and cozy mountain escape with plenty of ways to enjoy the outdoors, look no further than the Mountain Top Inn and Resort. This resort set on nearly 10,000 acres is surrounded by Franklin D. Roosevelt State Park. The peaceful setting accompanies accommodations set in buildings that resemble log cabins. Select lodge rooms come perfectly equipped for a romantic getaway with hot tubs and fireplaces. You could also stay in a private cabin for additional alone time.

The resort welcomes dogs in certain rooms and cabins, so you don't have to leave your beloved pooch at home for this vacation. During your visit here, you and your significant other can relax poolside or explore the expansive wilderness with scenic lookouts and magnificent waterfalls. Previous visitors hail the mountain views, especially from the resort's pavilion, and enjoy how quiet a stay here can be.

Address: 177 Royal Lodge Drive, Warm Springs, GA 31830

The quaint mountain community of Clayton is nearby Black Rock Mountain State Park, so nature lovers are in luck here. Visitors can stop by the Foxfire Museum and Heritage Center (an outdoor museum detailing life in an Appalachian village), board a whitewater raft for some high-adrenaline fun or take a scenic drive on the Southern Highroads Trail, which passes through Clayton. Farm-fresh cuisine, nearby vineyards and boutique shops all contribute to the town's charm.

Where to stay: After a long day, relax at the Beechwood Inn, which reviewers praise for its cozy lodging and welcoming hosts. Book the "Romance Package" to enjoy sparkling wine, a flower arrangement and custom-made chocolate truffles.. Whether you get that package or not, guests are welcome to dine on a complimentary daily breakfast and partake in a daily wine hour in the evening.

Buckhead: Atlanta

The Buckhead neighborhood of Atlanta offers couples an ideal getaway amid the busy pace of the city. This upscale and stylish destination boasts incredible shopping, dining, live music and museums. See a comedy show together, take a cooking class, grab a Southern-inspired meal or pick out some must-have clothing items from your favorite designer. Plus, Buckhead is less than 2 miles west of the Atlanta History Center, one of Atlanta's top attractions .

Where to stay: The chic Thompson Buckhead, part of Hyatt 's Thompson Hotels collection, provides midcentury modern accommodations with a rooftop pool, private cabanas and a lobby bar. The elegant rooms and suites boast views of Buckhead or of the Atlanta skyline through floor-to-ceiling windows. You can enjoy a romantic dinner at The Dirty Rascal with elaborate tableside preparations, an extensive wine list and Italian-American cuisine. Recent guests comment that the tasteful decor and unique design make this hotel stand out from others in the area.

Barnsley Resort: Adairsville

Tucked away in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the Barnsley Resort blends history, outdoor adventure and Southern comfort to make an ideal escape for lovebirds. Previous visitors point to the plentiful resort experiences – perfect for making lifetime memories – as a highlight of this getaway. Bond through unique experiences such as ax throwing, air rifle shooting, archery, UTV trail riding, disc golf or visiting the historic Manor House ruins. Then, cozy up by your in-room fireplace, take in the tranquility of the spa or share a delectable meal. Dining options include the on-site grill and outdoor beer garden; Barnsley Resort sources fresh produce from its gardens.

Couples can cuddle up in the English-inspired cottages with a cozy bedroom, claw-foot soaking tub, furnished porch and wood-burning fireplace. Alternatively, choose from various rooms and suites at the Inn, some of which are pet-friendly.

Address: 597 Barnsley Gardens Road NW, Adairsville, GA 30103

Jekyll Island Club Resort: Golden Isles

Part of Georgia's Golden Isles, Jekyll Island is a barrier island off the state's southeastern coast with miles of unspoiled shoreline. Its unique Driftwood Beach sets a romantic mood with its namesake driftwood scattered across the sand – ideal for a picnic or stargazing. Recent travelers to Jekyll Island Club Resort praise the historic grounds and beautifully preserved accommodations. You can sip drinks poolside or play a game of croquet before setting out to explore natural habitats, splash in the ocean and kayak through the meandering salt marsh. With several distinct dining options, guests can choose from casual to elegant restaurants to suit their needs, as well as gourmet picnics and fireside s'mores.

Address: 371 Riverview Drive, Jekyll Island, GA 31527

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    Pump up the sugar and the saccharine mushiness. This romantic tour celebrates Savannah's best treats, sweets, and desserts. The Southern Flavors of Savannah Walking Dessert Tour is the most delicious way to gobble up Savannah's history and culture, while visiting her most charming taverns, bakeries, and cafes.

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    Address: 105 E 37th St, Savannah, GA 31401, United States. Phone: +1 912-236-5547. This fantastic restaurant is located in a stunning early 20th-century home and has a very romantic ambiance, despite being a little off the beaten road. Enjoy local products, fresh seafood, and meals with a Southern influence.

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    Visit a historic square. Savannah is teeming with history and so are the 22 public squares in Savannah. While some of them are extremely popular, others are outright romantic. Monterey Square, just north of Forsyth Park, is often referred to as the most picturesque square in Savannah. We quite agree.

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    Recommended for Romantic Things to Do because: Tucked into the cellar of an 18th-century Georgian mansion, Planter's Tavern is one of the most romantic spots in the city to grab a drink. Michelle's expert tip: Ask to see the tavern's wine cellar, located in a converted bank vault. Read more about Planters Tavern →. 8.

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    Wine and Dine Date at the Olde Pink House. Enjoying dinner and drinks at the Olde Pink House is one of the most romantic things to do in Savannah, GA, for couples, and it is worth the splurge. The Olde Pink House was originally built in 1789 for the Habersham family, one of Savannah's original founding families.

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    The Forsyth Park Inn's tranquil setting and personalized service offer an enchanting escape for couples seeking a romantic getaway in Savannah, Georgia. The Mansion on Forsyth Park. Embracing luxury and sophistication, The Mansion on Forsyth Park is an opulent hotel that epitomizes Southern grandeur. This lavish retreat boasts 125 lavish guest ...

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    12. Go pub hopping in Savannah (from USD 20.0) Source: www.getyourguide.com. If you're looking for fun things to do in Savannah for couples, then a pub-hopping tour might interest you. This Savannah Pubs and Taverns Walking Tour is perfect for couples looking for a different kind of dating experience.

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    Don't miss the Semiquincentenary Fountain, a mouthful of a water feature. Washington Square: Lose the tourists in this quiet square, dedicated to our first president. Washington visited Savannah in 1791 on a tour of the South, one year after the dedication of this square.

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    The Marshall House, Historic Inns of Savannah Collection. Downtown Savannah, Savannah. Located in the heart of Savannah's Historic District and built in 1851, this Georgia boutique hotel offers an on-site restaurant and free WiFi. The Savannah College of Art Design is 12 minutes' walk away. Show more.

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