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.

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 descriptor no one would use to describe Savannah, it would be “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 […]

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Victorian District Savannah: The Inside Scoop

An elaborately trimmed front porch in Savannah's Victorian District is painted pink, green, and burgundy with white trim. A bright yellow and blue Victorian-style home is visible next door

If you’re looking for a taste of old-school Savannah, the Victorian District makes a great place to start. The houses in this area date back to the late 1800s and early 1900s, and many have been lovingly restored back to their original glory. Since it’s a popular spot for visitors to explore, I’m going to […]

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Parking in Savannah: Everything You Need to Know

The side of a black metal parking kiosk with a green, white, and purple ParkSavannah logo and a blue parking in Savannah sticker

Parking in Savannah can be more than a little nerve-racking if you aren’t familiar with the city. No need to worry, though! I’m here to give you my favorite tips for finding the easiest and cheapest parking in the Historic District (and beyond). We’ll also cover the location of city parking garages, discuss the city’s […]

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City Market Savannah: What to See & What to Skip!

A couple strolls past an old-timey oversized black clock with lettering for "City Market" above the clock face

City Market is an open-air market in Savannah filled with restaurants, art galleries, bars, and shops. It even has a unique museum that houses a Zagat-rated speakeasy! The area is very active day and night, and it’s a popular spot for first-time visitors to the city. As I tend to do on this site, I’m […]

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Savannah Weather by Month

Purple flowers in the foreground of Madison Square in Savannah with a statue in the backround

I keep getting weather questions in my Savannah Facebook group, so I figured it was about time to do a “Savannah weather by month” rundown. Anytime I’m asked a question multiple times, I know I need to write a post about the topic! That’s how my “Best Time of Year to Visit Savannah” post came […]

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A Local’s Guide to the Best Seafood in Savannah

Close-up of the best seafood in Savannah, a savory bowl of shrimp and grits with a sprig of green garnish

Today I’m sharing a few of the best seafood restaurants in Savannah. Being so close to the ocean, you’d expect to find some pretty incredible seafood here in the city, right? Fortunately, you won’t have to search too hard. These options are popular with visitors and locals, and I’ve separated the list out based on […]

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