Visit Savannah with Zio & SonsNamed one of the top ten cities in the world by Travel + Leisure, Savannah is a city built on southern charm. Around every corner you will find live oak trees dripping with Spanish moss, horse-drawn carriages walking down cobblestone streets and monuments honoring the centuries-long history of our fine city. Established in 1733, Savannah is a city that finds deep pride in both its history and modern additions. In Savannah, boutique hotels have been built within 19th century buildings, modern restaurants have taken root in old bus terminals and luxury antique shops have opened up in pre-Civil War mansions. Whether you consider yourself an old soul or ahead of the curve, Savannah will speak to you. Savannah Travel Photography
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Serving authentic southern cuisine in a historic Colonial mansion
A breathtaking avenue sheltered by live oaks and Spanish moss leads to the tabby ruins of Wormsloe, the colonial estate of Noble Jones (1702 1775). Today, Wormsloe Historic Site is open for tours Tuesday through Sunday.
Just 20 minutes away from historic downtown Savannah, Tybee Island’s deep, blue waters, soft, rolling waves, friendly locals and eye-catching attractions make for the perfect getaway. Escape the feverish pace of everyday life in a place where time slows down, a place where the biggest decisions of the day are deciding where to eat for dinner and where to set up the beach chairs. Tybee Island offers a respite from the world.
The beaches of Tybee Island are wide and clean, with warm, gentle waves. The five miles of beach are composed mostly of tine grains of granite, washed downstream from the Appalachian Mountains.
Tybee Island is bursting with crayon-colored homes that lend themselves well to the area’s laid-back, artsy vibe. Take a morning bike ride through the island’s neighborhoods and soak in the energizing spectrum of hued houses.
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