Erin Clarkson

Erin authored the Savannah First-Timer's Guide and loves helping first-time visitors plan their trips. She lives in the artsy Starland District and enjoys exploring Savannah's hidden gems, as well as the surrounding Lowcountry.

Insider’s Guide to Halloween in Savannah

The front porch of a stately brick home is decorated for Halloween in Savannah with yellow mums, pumpkins, a scarecrow, giant spiders, and additional spooky creatures

Wondering what to expect for Halloween in Savannah? I’ll be perfectly honest with you — it’s cool, but it’s not nearly as spectacular as you’d expect from a city dubbed one of the “Most Haunted Cities in America.” That’s just my opinion, though, so yours may differ. I’ve included my reasoning below. As always, I’ve […]

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Insider’s Guide to Haunted Houses in Savannah

The façade of the Davenport House in Savannah looks spooky at night, with a pale yellow glow emanating from a barred vault located between the home's curved front staircases

Today I’m going to share the details of some of my favorite haunted houses in Savannah, Georgia, as well as a couple lesser-known options that aren’t always mentioned during Savannah ghost tours. Why is Savannah so spooky? Let’s see… Old Southern live oaks dripping in Spanish moss? Check. Dimly lit cobblestone streets? Got ‘em! Stately […]

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11 Quirky and Fun Things To Do in Savannah Georgia

Smiling man dressed as a woman with hot pink cupcake-style curly hair, a feathered yellow top, and a face full of heavy makeup, denoting drag shows as one of the fun things to do in Savannah Georgia

If there’s one word no one would ever use to describe Savannah, it’s “boring.” In case you’ve never visited the city before, allow me to be the first to tell you: Savannah is downright weird. Even better, it’s a city that celebrates its own quirkiness! Eccentric personalities thrive here, mainly because they feel right at […]

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