Holidaymakers looking for a lovely city in the United States near the Atlantic coast might like to stay at Savannah. Situated in the state of Georgia, this city offers many things for holidaymakers to see and do. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, condos, apartments, villas, B&Bs and campgrounds.
Holidaymakers staying in Savannah will have easy access to some lovely beaches along the Georgia coast, which are ideal for sunbathing and great for swimming in the Atlantic Ocean. The coast and inland areas also offer opportunities for water sports such as fishing, canoeing, kayaking, parasailing, scuba diving, windsurfing, surfing and sailing. There are excellent 18-hole courses to choose from in Savannah including The Landings Club and Wilmington Island Club as well plenty of public tennis courts. Many hiking, cycling and horse riding trails are available to visitors along the coast and elsewhere in the city. Numerous restaurants, bars and cafes are located in Savannah offering good local and international fare. Self catering holidaymakers can purchase food and drinks from the supermarkets, local grocery stores and street markets in the city.
Savannah is a fantastic city to stay in with many interesting and handsome places to visit including historic homes, churches and forts. Amongst the historic mansions located here are the Owens-Thomas House and the Mercer House. In fact visitors can take tours of the historic and architectural tours of the city where they will see sights such as the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist and the Temple Mickve Israel. Tourists can also tour some wonderful museums and galleries here such as the Roundhouse Railroad Museum and the Telfair Museum of Art.
The warmest month of the year is July with an average high temperature of 92 degrees Fahrenheit, while the coldest month of the year is January with an average minimum temperature of 38 degrees Fahrenheit. The annual average precipitation in this part of Georgia is almost 50 inches. Rainfall in is fairly evenly distributed throughout the year with the wettest month of the year being August at an average of seven inches.
Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport (SAV) is located seven miles northwest of Savannah and has flights to and from various U.S cities such as Atlanta (ATL), Charlotte (CLT), Chicago-O’Hare (ORD), Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW), New York-La Guardia (LGA) and Washington-Dulles (IAD). Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, National/Alamo and Thrifty are car rental firms represented at Savannah Airport and holidaymakers will also find plenty of taxis available here. Visitors from overseas can fly to Atlanta and get a connecting flight to Savannah. Flights to Atlanta arrive from many airports including Amsterdam (AMS), Frankfurt (FRA), London-Gatwick (LGW) and Heathrow (LHW), Madrid (MAD), Paris-Charles de Gaulle (CDG), Rome-Fiumicino (FCO), Tokyo-Narita (NRT) and Zurich (ZRH) amongst others.