I stood agog in Lafayette Square in Savannah, amid brick paths, trickling fountains and dark trees hung with Spanish moss. Before me rose up a cathedral of linen-fresh whiteness with twin Gothic spires, and around it stood 200-year-old houses of weathered brick... Bill Bryson, The Lost Continent – Travels in Small Town America
Founded in 1733, Savannah remains one of America’s most enchanting cities with its rich history and Southern charm. Whatever your interests, Savannah is sure to have something to please you. The summit hotel is located just across the Savannah River from the historic downtown where a number of films — including Forrest Gump, Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, and The Legend of Bagger Vance — were filmed. A ferry travels from the hotel to the downtown area.
Savannah is situated on the southern Atlantic coast, and the winters are mild, so early February is the perfect time to visit. For more information about the city and all it offers, go to www.savannahvisit.com.