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Cruise Port Spotlight: Savannah, Georgia

Cruise Port Spotlight: Savannah, Georgia

Savannah, Georgia is synonymous with Southern charm in the minds of many –maybe because of the city’s gardens, squares, historic mansions, Southern cooking, and cordial welcome to travelers. The city’s beauty may have actually saved it from destruction: during the Civil War, General Sherman was said to have been so impressed with Savannah that he could not destroy it. Hollywood has also taken note of this picturesque city: filming more than 40 movies in Savannah including “Forrest Gump” and “Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil.”

Founded in 1733 by General James Edward Oglethorp, Savannah was planned around 24 squares (22 of which still exist). Among square must-sees are...