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The Making of Savannah's Most Prestigious Hotel District

After more than eight years of intensive planning, inspired creation, occasional setbacks and one highly inconvenient global pandemic, plant riverside district has finally opened its doors. We spoke with a few of the people behind the scenes to find out what it was like turning an eyesore into an icon.

Savannah Stay-cation Guide: Mansion on Forsyth

A stay-cation is the perfect way to get away while avoiding excessive travel and time commitments. Savannah’s Mansion on Forsyth hotel has everything you need to create a luxury escape here at home.

Looking Back: Transformation of Plant Riverside District

We take a look back at the progress of Kessler's latest addition to the Savannah Riverfront. The JW Marriott Savannah Plant Riverside District had a long, unprecedented journey from the 1912 Riverside Power Plant to hospitality powerhouse in 2020.

Paradise Beach at Lanier Islands

At the reimagined and renamed Paradise Beach – Georgia’s only inland beach – guests can sink their toes into 1200 tons of recently added Florida sand, while enjoying a wide range of entertainment, a water play area for kids, and…

The Best Way to See Hilton Head Island: By Bike

Hilton Head Island’s lush natural beauty and blissfully temperate sub-tropical climate demand a slower pace. And its hidden wonders, tucked away among tranquil maritime forests and along the banks of peaceful lagoons, demand exploration. Combine these demands and you have…

A Brief Guide to Hilton Head Island's Place Names

You’ve more than likely ever heard about Hilton Head Island, maybe you’ve even visited. But odds are good you’ve never once considered its odd name. Hilton Island, sure you assume that it was named after some guy named Hilton (and…

Plan Your February Hilton Head Vacation

Why You Need to Start Planning Your February Hilton Head Vacation   We know. We know. February? A beach vacation in February? But hear us out – Hilton Head Island is more than just beaches. It’s more than just golf.…

Ready for Spring Break on Hilton Head Island?

It seems like we’re heading for a pretty mild winter here in the South. Just the same, we’re already looking forward to spring break. Yeah, March is a long way off. But it will be here before you know it…

New Years Eve on Hilton Head Island

New Year’s Eve on Hilton Head Island Ring in 2018 in style on the coast. It’s about time to make your New Year’s Eve plans, if you haven’t already. And if you haven’t, you’re in luck because we have an…

Your Guide to a Hilton Head Family Vacation

There’s a reason why the roads of Hilton Head Island tend to skew fairly minivan-heavy during the summer months: with its 12 miles of sandy beaches and endless opportunities for recreation, this is paradise for family travel.   Whatever your…

A Glimpse At A Biltmore Christmas

There are travelers who visit the same destination two or three times. Then there are the Biltmore purists: obsessed with all things Biltmore. We make the trek to Biltmore Estate from wherever we are multiple times a year. But come…

20 Years After Midnight: A Look Back

After two decades, an infamous scandal created a lasting impression on the popular perception of Georgia’s first city. Jim Williams’ “self-defense” case has taken the form of a novel and a hollywood film.

Hotel Indigo's Sweet Suite Deal

Looking for a sweet deal on where to stay in historic-district of downtown Savannah? Hotel Indigo is offering the sweetest “sweet suite deal.” Just like the city, Hotel Indigo is a blend of modern flair and old southern charm!

How the Local Community is Helping Texas - and so can you!

When disaster strikes one of our southern neighbors, there is nothing better than seeing everyone come together to help out in the midst of all the devastation. Hurricane Harvey has already taken several lives and homes. It’s time to show…

The Cuthbert House Inn

While in Beaufort, staying at a historical Cuthbert House Inn is the perfect way to experience the quaint town.

Historical Preservation At Its Finest

The Whitman was turned into apartments in the 1950s, completely destroying the building’s historic integrity. Then Steve Buckner and Bob Vardzel took the project.