15 Free Things to Do in Savannah, GA

1. Ferry Rides


They offer free and fun ferry rides of the historic district, Hutchinson Island and Talmadge Bridge.

2. Forsyth Park 


Forsyth Park is a great way to spend some time with your family. Always a free and relaxing way to enjoy your day.

3. Ellis Square 


Ellis Square has a spectacular fountain that features water spouts and lights-up at night.

4. City Market


In the same area as Ellis Square is City Market, a great place to get good food and drink.

5. Tybee Island’s Beach 


Enjoy your day at Tybee’s Island Beach, take your family or significant other and have fun.

6. Sentient Bean 


The Sentient Bean, across the street from the free parking lot at Forsyth Park’s tennis courts, has free wireless internet and good food.

7. Savannah College of Art & Design 


Savannah College of Art & Design is a great place to visit. The college offers daily free bus tours of the campus, free exhibitions, and annual free concerts and summer movies at Forsyth Park.

8. First Saturday Fireworks on the River 


The 1st Saturday of each month enjoy music, fireworks and good drinks on the Savannah River.


9 Cathedral of St. John the Baptist 


Visit the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist and see the beautiful designs on the building. Georgia’s Oldest Catholic Gothic Revival Church, the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist was dedicated in 1876 and features stained glass windows as well as gold leafing. It is really a great work of art.

10. River Street


River Street runs alongside the Savannah River in the Waterfront District. Visit the cafes, seafood restaurants and souvenir shop, while you take your stroll.

11. Reed Gold Mine


The site of the first documented gold find in the country, Reed Gold Mine was second only to farming in employment during its peak years.

12. Flannery O’Connor Birthplace 


Visit the Flannery O’Conner childhood home. You have to make an appointment before going to visit. The number is on this photo.

13. Historic Parks & Squares


Historic parks and squares are always a great place to visit in Savannah Georgia.

14. Telfair Museum of Art


Telfair Museum of Art has spectacular paintings and artifacts. Take a stroll through the museum and enjoy the exhibits.

15. President James K. Polk Memorial

Located on land once owned by the parents of the 11th president, this state historic site commemorates the major points of Polk’s administration. This includes settlement of the Oregon boundary dispute, the Mexican-American War and the annexation of California.

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