Savannah, GA Vacation Guide

Things to do in Savannah While Staying at The Marshall House

Looking for things to do in Savannah?  At The Marshall House, we're happy to help you plan your trip. 

The Marshall House is located in the very center of the Historic District on Broughton Street.  We're right in the middle of things, and we're never at a loss for things to do!  There's shopping and dining right outside our door, and beautiful squares and antebellum architecture at every turn.  So whether you're a planner, or like to enjoy new places with spontaneity, we're here to help you make your visit to Savannah a great one!

If it's your first time in Savannah, we think an over-view tour is a must.  The tours we recommend are designed to give you a comprehensive view of the entire historic district.   Tickets an be purchased at The Marshall House, and we'll arrange your pick-up, for most tours, directly here at the hotel.  >> Learn More Here

 

Things to Do in Savannah

Here's what most Marshall House guests inquire about when looking for things to do in Savannah:

  • Haunted Ghost Tours - Trolleys pick up from the hotel
  • Shopping and dining on Broughton Street - Right outside the door
  • Spas - Several options within a few blocks
  • River Street - Walk 6 blocks
  • Forsyth Park - Walk 1.0 Mile-15 minutes
  • City Market - Walk 5 blocks
  • Telfair & Jepson Museums - Walk 9 blocks
  • The Davenport House Museum - Walk 3 blocks
  • The Owens Thomas House Museum - Walk 2 blocks
  • SCAD Museum of Art- Walk 0.6 Mile-14 Minutes
  • Julitte Gordon Low Birthplace- Walk 6 Blocks
  • The Pirates' House- Walk 8 Blocks
  • Mercer House- 0.7 Mile-15 Minutes
  • Alex Raskin Antiques- 0.7 Mile-15 Minutes
  • Colonial Park Cemetery-  Walk 6 Blocks
  • Bonaventure Cemetery - Drive 5 miles
  • Wormsloe Plantation- Drive 9.4 Miles-16 Minutes
  •  Tybee Island - Savannah's Beach -  Drive 18 miles
  • Fort Pulaski- Drive 13.7 Miles-22 Minutes

 

Things to do in Savannah with Kids

Discover an authentic family travel experience at during your stay at The Marshall House. From visiting the birthplace of Juliette Gordon Low, who founded the Girl Scouts of the United States of America, to experiencing the fun frights of a ghost tour, there's something for every member of your family.   Some of our most recommended activities for children in Savannah are:  The Savannah Children's museum, The Georgia State Railroad Museum, The Jepson Center, Florsyth Park, Oatland Island Wildlife Center, Fort Pulaski, and Leopold's Ice Cream.  Our concierge will be happy to help with your plans.

 

Savannah Restaurants Near Marshall House: 

Some of our favorites restaurants nearby are:  45 Bistro (located within The Marshall House), Chive's Seafood and Bar on Broughton Street, Kayak Kafe on Broughton Street, and The Olde Pink House just a few blocks away.   Contact our concierge for information about restaurants located throughout the Historic District.  We do recommend advanced reservations during the months of March-June & October-November.

Savannah’s Haunted Attractions

Savannah's long history naturally lends itself to the possibilities of haunted mansions, streets, cemeteries, homes, and even hotels. Experience the thrill of a chilling walk or ride through the city's most haunted spots when you take part in one of Savannah’s many ghost tours. The Marshall House itself is considered by many to be one of the haunted buildings in Savannah, but not to worry --- our ghosts have a friendly reputation.

St. Patrick’s Day

Irish eyes are smiling every March 17 on St. Patrick's Day in Savannah! The city's population of 250,000 nearly doubles every year as more than 200,000 visitors in green pack the Savannah streets and Waterfront for St. Patrick's Day "Savannah Style.” The Marshall House is always popular for parade and people watching. This historic inn is perfectly situated for your St. Patrick’s Day experience. Use the Marshall House for your home base during the festivities as you enjoy the party, rest and rejuvenate, and rejoin the fun.


 

Our Hotel is near the Savannah Convention Center

The Marshall House is right across the river from the Savannah International Trade & Convention Center. Our hotel is located just a few miles from the convention center, which you can get to by car over the Talmadge Memorial Bridge or with the free Savannah Belles Ferry. The ferry, which departs from River Street at City Hall and docks directly in front of the convention center, offers a unique way to visit attractions on both sides of the Savannah River.

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