Touring Through Savannah

Happy Sunday, everyone!

I have finally finished sorting through and editing all the pictures from my trip to Savannah. In this post you will find 1) what I wore to tour through the beautiful Historic District and 2) my favorite shots of that day, particularly of the spectacular architecture all around the city. This is a picture-dense post.

Savannah ootd 2
Hat: J. Crew | Top: Shabby Apple | Skirt: Nordstrom Rack | Sandals: Steve Madden via Macy's | Backpack: DSW | Watch: Urban Outfitters | Necklace: The Limited | Sunglasses: Love Shopping Miami
Savannah ootd 2
Savannah ootd 2
Savannah ootd 2
group picture!
We met these Colombian folks on our first afternoon in Savannah on River Street, and we kept bumping into them over the next few days! Here's a group picture of all of us, excluding my dad, who took the picture.

In case you didn't know, Forrest Gump is my favorite movie, ever. So I was ecstatic about visiting all the Forrest Gump hot spots in Savannah. Chippewa Square was the site of the iconic bench scences. The bench is actually in the Savannah Museum of History, which I entered to use the restroom but didn't realize that's where the bench was so I didn't get to see it in person! :( 
Next time.

Chippewa Square
Chippewa Square
Chippewa Square_ootd

SHOP SIMILAR BACKPACKS:

Chippewa Square
Forrest Gump
Mr. Gump himself! Haha. Old Savannah Tours takes you through the Historic District and arranges meetings with some of Savannah's most important historical residents.
Savannah TheatreSpanish MossSavannah home

The steeple from Forrest Gump!!
It belongs to the Independent Presbyterian Church.

Forrest Gump Steeple
Clock detail
Forrest Gump Steeple
Independent Presbyterian Church

More churches

St. John's Cathedral
St. John's Cathedral
First African Baptist Church
First African Baptist Church. It was right next to our hotel. Historically, the red doors indicated safe harbor for slaves on the run.
Lovely homes and former homes

Home of Dr. James Johnson WaringPicMonkey Collage
Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace
Girl Scouts founder Juliette Gordon Low's birthplace.
Savannah homes
Savannah
Victorian District
Bouhan Falligant
Bouhan Falligant
Bouhan Falligant
This fence was modeled after the Buckingham Palace's.
a Savannah home
A Savannah home
Exquisite home on Columbia Square
They're selling this home for a mere $1,975,000.
adorable
An All-American Home
All-American
Adorbs.
This little house reminded me of Miami.
French architecture
The Pirates' House
The Pirates' House
tiny vacation cottage
Tiny vacation cottage (1 bedroom, 1 bath). Our tour guide said it sold a few years back for $500,000.
next to tiny vacation cottage
Next to tiny vacation cottage
Sorrel Weed House
Sorrel Weed House
Sorrel Weed House
Sorrel Weed House
Sorrel Weed HouseFrench architecture entrance
Beautiful Victorian detailing
Forsyth Park
The famous Forsyth Park
Forsyth Fountain
Forsyth Park
Spanish Moss
Spanish Moss everywhere.
The Mansion on Forsyth_ootd
Waiting for the Old Savannah Tours hop on/hop off bus at the Mansion on Forsyth Park stop.
The Mansion_ootd
The Mansion_ootd
The Mansion_ootd

Victorian house charm across from Forsyth Park

Victorian District
Victorian home across from Forsyth Park
Victorian home across from Forsyth park
Abandoned home across from Forsyth Park
Lovely home across from Forsyth Park

Other beautiful buildings

The Lucas Theatre
Leopold's Ice Cream and SCAD
Leopold's Ice Cream, ranked as 5th best ice cream in the world.
Old Chatham County Courthouse
Old Chatham County Courthouse
The Olde Pink House
The Olde Pink House, 2nd floor interior
Olde Pink House
Our waitress was very nice and gave us lots of neat tips for our trip.
And I will leave you with this deliciousness right here. My dinner plate from The Olde Pink House: fried pork chops, mac n' cheese, and a side of baked sweet potato (not pictured). It was oh so yummy. 

Olde Pink House Fried Pork Chops
In my best Homer Simpson voice: Hmmmmm, pork chops....

So, in summary, I loved Savannah. Can you tell? 
Savannah gives you modern city living (complete with hipsters...not pictured) in a city with historic, southern charm. Time is characteristically slowed down, there's beauty all around you, and there's no traffic! However, I can only speak to the Historic District. Truthfully, I did not venture out of this area. 
I'd definitely go back and visit some house museums, and, of course, go see the Forrest Gump bench!

Thanks for reading!

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