La Quinta Inn & Suites Savannah Southside
Travel Blogs from Savannah
... proudly broadcast their former status. There is a willful ignorance of the horrors that enabled the plantation lifestyle.
Would, you wonder, Americans – the liberators of Europe - countenance a Recreational Vehicle haven, or perhaps a luxury resort (with golf course) at the site of the Auschwitz concentration camp, with little ‘Arbeit Macht Frei’ fridge magnets for sale in the gift shop?
We entered the South via Virginia, where ...
Packed up and off we ago again.....a few hours drive ahead us. ( us .... I mean David) We stopped off Savannah National Wildlife Refuge...... We visited the information centre and watch a short documentary on the Parklands, which attracts thousands of migrating birds and ducks each year. We went for a drive around the marsh land, that ran along the Little Black River....this area back in the ...
... city's historic district. Savannah managed to escape destruction during the American Civil War due to some crafty diplomacy.
I will not bore you with too many details but Wright Square was one of our favorite squares. It was the second one built by Oglethorpe. It has a memorial to Tomochichi, who was the chief of the Yamacraw tribe. Oglethorpe and Tomochichi worked together for the good of both ...
... Established in 1733 by James Oglethorpe, the city was originally designed with four open squares. Each square was surrounded by four residential blocks and four civic blocks. The number of squares grew to 24. Although originally utilitarian, these squares make the city particularly walking-friendly and beautiful. The squares are filled with trees, walking paths, and a statue or fountain at the center. It was in one of ...
... I had a quiet dinner and watched a movie in the RV. On Saturday Joyce spent the day with Casie and the girls and Robert had some alone time. Brian and I went into downtown Savannah and explored the historic district. Savannah is a great Southern city with lots of charm. We walked the City Market and ended up down by the Savannah River. We stopped for a great lunch there. They were also having "Fine Arts at the River" going on so there were lots of arts and crafts to ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking