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Top 10 Things to Do on a Rainy Day in Savannah

It's raining! Now what? [Photo credit: You're Welcome, Savannah]

It’s raining! Now what?
[Photo credit: You're Welcome, Savannah/Cedric Smith]

Unfortunately, Mother Nature can have her way with us here in the South! Fortunately, there’s no lack of things to do in Savannah when the sky suddenly opens up. Grab an umbrella and prepare to have a good time (splashing in puddles is encouraged!)

The Jepson Center is great entertainment for all ages on a rainy day in Savannah! Stay for lunch in the Jepson Cafe!

The Jepson Center is great entertainment for all ages on a rainy day in Savannah. Stay for lunch at the Jepson Cafe!

  1. Spend a morning at the Jepson Center for the Arts. Telfair Square boasts this state-of-the-art museum with modern exhibits, a children’s “Artzeum” and fun gift shop. Stay for lunch at the Jepson Cafe! Hop over to the Davenport House Museum, Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace and the Andrew Low House in the afternoon.

    Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace

    Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace

  2. Take a trolley tour with Old Savannah Tours. Stay dry while enjoying Savannah’s extraordinary architecture and captivating stories!

    Old Savannah Tours' ghost tour is a fun way to spend a rainy evening in Savannah!

    Old Savannah Tours’ ghost tour is a fun way to spend a rainy evening in Savannah!

  3. Lounge over breakfast at Savannah favorite, Clary’s Cafe or try your hand at flipping your own flapjacks at The Funky Brunch Cafe on Broughton Street.

    Sit at the bar at Clary's Cafe for a fun experience and chat with locals.

    Sit at the bar at Clary’s Cafe for a fun experience and enjoy a cup of coffee with locals.

  4. Take a tour of the First African Baptist Church, the country’s oldest African-American church is full of history and beautiful stained glass. Take your camera along!
    You'll learn about Savannah's heritage and see the connection to the Underground Railroad when you visit the First African Baptist Church. [Photo credit: For91Days.com]

    You’ll learn about Savannah’s heritage and see the connection to the Underground Railroad when you visit the First African Baptist Church.
    [Photo credit: For91Days.com]

  5. Treat yourself to a sinful dessert and a martini at LuLu’s Chocolate Bar. Truffles, tarts, pies and their famous chocolate mousse paired with a Raspberry Espresso Martini. Delicious!

    Lulu's Chocolate Bar in Savannah is worth every calorie!

    Lulu’s Chocolate Bar in Savannah is worth every calorie!

  6. Try the Savannah Movie Tour. More than 60 locations, (including where Forrest Gump perched on that famous bench) are included on this tour!

    See where movies such as The Conspirator were filmed in Savannah on the Savannah Movie Tour

    See where movies such as The Conspirator were filmed in Savannah on the Savannah Movie Tour

  7. Take in a matinee at The Savannah Theatre. The lively cast brings the laughs with their musical styling in such hits as The Savannah Tenors, The Beat Goes On and Jukebox Journey.

    Taking in a show at the Historic Savannah Theatre.

    Take in a show at the Historic Savannah Theatre.

  8. Shop til you drop! Pull up your rain boots and head to the Downtown Design District to check out the unique shops like Lily Bay Studio + Bazaar and La Paperie. Dodge the raindrops on Broughton St. as you meander into The Paris Market, 24e and Villa Savannah.

    Rare finds and treasures galore at The Paris Market in Savannah, GA.

    Rare finds and treasures galore at The Paris Market in Savannah, GA.

  9. You’re on vacation, why not indulge in a day of beauty or a massage at Glow Medical Spa and Beauty Boutique? This chic and tranquil day of relaxation will have you ready for when the rain clears and your dinner reservations at The Olde Pink House.

    You'll feel refreshed and ready for the rest of your vacation after spending a morning at Glow in Savannah!

    You’ll feel refreshed and ready for the rest of your vacation after spending a morning at Glow in Savannah!

  10. A local beer tasting and brewery tour at Southbound Brewing Company is a great way to spend a rainy evening!
Southbound Brewery Tour in Savannah, GA

Southbound Brewery Tour in Savannah, GA

For more ideas and entertainment, head over to VisitSavannah.com.

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