Stop #1 - Roundhouse Railroad Museum
Visit the most complete antebellum railroad complex in the United States. Guests can explore many historic structures including a machine shop, blacksmith shop, print shop and even a carpentry shop that now houses the Savannah Children’s Museum. Children especially like all the trains and interactive demonstrations. More on Roundhouse Railroad Museum.
Stop #2 - Jepson Center for the Arts/ArtZeum
Hands-on creative learning space for children of all ages. Children can build with architectural blocks, use special magnetic tiles to transform shapes into 3-D and relax in comfy chairs. Visit the ArtZeum to explore big ideas about the nature of art in a fun, family-oriented environment.
Stop #3 - Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace
Commemorating the life and times of Girl Scouts USA founder Juliette Gordon Low. Girl Scouts is now the largest education organization for girls in the world, but the group got its start right in Savannah. Even children who are not Girl Scouts enjoy this historical home since tours are tailored for younger audiences. Learn more about the ordinary and extraordinary aspects of Juliette Gordon Low’s life during your family trip to Savannah. More on Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace.
Stop #5 - Forsyth Park
Nestled in the historic district of Savannah, you’ll find the beautiful grounds and gardens of Forsyth Park. In addition to a stunning array of flowers and foliage, there are walking paths, a café and a playground for kids. Visit Forsyth Park to sit by the elegant fountain at the park’s north entrance and take in the beauty of Savannah. More on Forsyth Park.
Stop #10 - The Pirate’s House
Once a rendezvous spot for the most notorious pirates on the East Coast, the historic Pirates’ House is now a savory restaurant perfect for adults and children. Sit down with your family and enjoy authentic Southern food such as she crab soup and fried chicken. When you’re sufficiently stuffed, check out the gift shop and explore the restaurant’s underground tunnels. More on Pirates House.
Stop #11 - River Street
River Street is a must-do tourist attraction in Savannah. Full of shops, restaurants and candy stores, you can nibble on a sweet treat while ships sail by in the harbor. In the evening, you can take a ghost tour of Savannah with Ghosts and Gravestones to learn more about the city’s haunted history. More on River Street.