The City of Savannah

Cobblestone squares and shaded oaks, today we’re in Savannah, Georgia!

Established in 1733, Savannah is the oldest city in the Georgia.

Cruising into Georgia…

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Keeping with Georgia spirit, we first stop for a peach cider slushy and some boiled peanuts!

YUM!

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Mrs. Wilkes Dining Room

To kick off our day we hit up Mrs. Wilkes!

This place is only open 3 hours a day for lunch… and man is it busy!
The line stretches all the way down the block!

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After about an hour, we’re seated… and boy does it look delicious!

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With our bellies filled to the brim, we head out to walk off some of what we ate!

Shaded Oaks & Cobble Squares

Savannah is beautiful…

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Spanish moss hangs from the trees.
(Side note: it’s not moss… and it’s not from Spain)

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The city is filled with historic squares and parks

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There is so much history here, we cannot even begin to capture it all.

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Lights, Camera, Action!

If you don’t know, the bench scene in Forrest Gump take place in Savannah.
… and here it is!

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The bench has since been moved to a museum, but you can recognize the monument in the background.

Just across the street from the bench we stumble on an active movie set!

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Not sure what movie it is, nor did we see anyone we recognize.

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Anyone know any movies being filmed in Savannah?

Down To The River

Continuing along, we start heading towards River Street.

Along the way, we find Bryan street!

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As well as Savannah’s gold City Hall Dome!

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Once down at the river, we find a river boat…

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WWII memorial…

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And a maritime monument!

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Of course, the thing that pertains the most to us is the candy shop!!!

Savannah’s Candy Kitchen

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Our primary target? Their store made Salt Water Taffy!!!

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You see this tin right here?

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Fill this baby up at one flat price!

…. I think when the tin starts to bend from the loaded amount of taffy… that baby’s full.

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Weighing it out, we crammed two and a half pounds of candy into that tin… Job well done!

Back to the Van!

 

Things in Savannah are sometimes a little… upside down.

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Regardless, it’s lovely place to wander. The air feels just a little fresher.

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As the sun sets we reach the van.

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Before heading out of the city, we have one more stop for a light dinner.

Quick Pick of Ribs

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Having visited Savannah before, Tommy’s developed a favorite spot for some BBQ.

The real treasure here is the sauce…

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The name makes quite a claim… but it sure is tasty!

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