Top 10 Things to do in Garden City, United States

January 15, 2018 Trinity Boughner

Garden City is a city in Chatham County, Georgia, United States, located just northwest of Savannah. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 8,794. Part industrial and part residential, the city is home to much of the heavy industry in Chatham County and is adjacent to the Port of Savannah, the flagship operation of the Georgia Ports Authority.
Restaurants in Garden City

1. Savannah Historic District

301 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Savannah, GA 31401-4217 +1 912-944-0455
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Savannah Historic District

Savannah's picturesque historic district brings the traditional southern atmosphere to life.

Reviewed By tazman572 - Sharon, Canada

Savannah is one of the prettiest city's that we have visited. Lots of history with beautiful old homes, buildings, squares and cemeteries. First thing we did was take an old town trolley tour. We think that $33.00 for one day is too expensive, (2 days is $46.00), but you can hop on and off at 15 stops. We did the same tour in St. Augustine and the cost per day is only $23.00 or $28.00 for 2 days. Would be nice if the cost was the same in all cities that they operate in. We also took a 45 minute caleche/horse drawn carriage ride and a riverboat cruise. There are some great restaurants to be found and your days will be full of great sites to visit. We want to come back again.

2. National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force

175 Bourne Ave, Pooler, GA 31322-9516 +1 912-748-8888
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National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force

The National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force preserves the stories of courage, character and patriotism displayed by the men and women of the Eighth Air Force from World War II to present.

Reviewed By 372jrob - Stevensville, Maryland

The museum was wonderful. You really shouldn’t miss stopping here. Very educational for all ages.
The staff was part volunteer and part paid. Our guy had a brother who actually flew during WW II. He had fantastic stories to share.
Parking was plentiful and it was easy access from I-95.

3. Savannah National Wildlife Refuge

694 Beech Hill Ln, Hardeeville, SC 29927-8958 +1 843-784-2468
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4.5 based on 361 reviews

Savannah National Wildlife Refuge

Reviewed By worldtravelhombre - Ottawa, Canada

My two boys (5 and 2) spent two hours here last October and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. There was plenty to see - check out the website for all of the animals. Wagons can be cheaply rented from the front desk which was ideal for my 2 year old who would have struggled to walk the whole way. I particularly liked the diversity of the refuge and the boardwalk out into the everglades. Baby crocs are kept in the museum shop in the main building. My boys liked seeing the babies up close. Overall, a great visit for any family with kids. We will certainly visit again on our return to Savannah next year.

4. Tanger Outlets

200 Tanger Outlets Blvd, Pooler, GA 31322-4297 +1 912-348-3125
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4.5 based on 212 reviews

Tanger Outlets

At Tanger, we're committed to bringing you the ultimate shopping experience. For us, that means guiding you towards the best deals at your favorite designer and brand-name stores. And, thanks to our partnerships with leading fashion industry experts, we can bring you up-to-date fashion reporting on the latest trends. Explore our website to plan your next shopping trip and be sure to download valuable coupons to save even more. We also offer a number of ways to stay connected for the latest deals - visit our Get Connected pages to learn more. And don't forget to join TangerClub for exclusive member savings and sale events. When you're looking for the best value, the best brands and the best trendsetting ideas, THINK TANGER OUTLETS. It's the best place to shop.

Reviewed By KLE2013 - Centreville, Virginia

With two separate locations along Fording Island Road, Tanger Outlets offers are variety of name stores from Coach to Brooks Bros., Lauren to Tommy Bahamas, H&M to Saks Fifth off. With considerable discount% at more tha 70 stores and plenty of great on site food options, it's easy to spend an afternoon collecting bargains for the entire family. Visit shoppers services to collect the little red book of savings coupons for additional discounts.

5. Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

222 E Harris St, Savannah, GA 31401-4616 +1 912-233-4709
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Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

The oldest Roman Catholic church in Georgia.

Reviewed By LWMiller - Illinois

This is one of several really beautiful churches in Historic Savannah. You can easily access it on foot and see many beautiful sights along the way. The exterior is stunning as is the inside. I love churches and the exterior of this one reminds me of the cathedrals in Europe to an extent. Very nice.

6. Webb Military Museum

411 E York St, Savannah, GA 31401-3816 +1 912-663-0398
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Webb Military Museum

Reviewed By rtmills - Tampa, Florida

I was amazed at the amount of items on display! The museum includes items and information from each major American-involved war back to the Civil War. I was impressed by the museum's World War II collection, it was very in-depth! While I was there I happened to meet the owner, Gary. He's a very kind and personable man, and answered all my questions about his collection. The museum is more than just items, it's also about the stories behind its items. Gary and his family have been very connected to multiple wars and the stories he has behind each display are amazing. Overall, this is one of the best museums I've ever been to.

7. Mickve Israel Temple

Monterey Square, 20 East Gordon Street, Savannah, GA 31401 +1 912-233-1547
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The third oldest Jewish congregation and the only neo-gothic Jewish sanctuary in the U. S. We offer tours that include our historic sanctuary and museum with many historic artifacts including two Torahs written in the 1400's (probably the oldest in the U.S.), a Jewish food festival (last Sunday in October), destination weddings and services every Friday, Saturday and holidays. See our website for calendar of events.

Reviewed By Larry M - Beaufort, South Carolina

Beautiful and historic highlight of Savannah. Very well informed, entertaining, and patient guides make this a special experience. Our guide, Tony, was especially interesting. Many opportunities for photos and additional questions.

8. American Prohibition Museum

209 W Saint Julian St, Savannah, GA 31401-2513 +1 912-220-1249
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American Prohibition Museum

Not your average "Dry" Museum, the American Prohibition Museum is the first and only museum in the United States dedicated to the history of Prohibition. While here, guests will travel back in time to the early 1900s, as anti-alcohol rallies swept the nation and the "booze problem" was pushed to the fore-front of American politics.

Reviewed By Minkster56 - Mississauga, Canada

Alone this is pricy, if you take the city tour with old town trolley tours, then you get the prohibition museum, thrown in , a savings of ten a person or so. Anyway once inside, expect to spend an hour, great history lesson.Minkster56, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review!

9. Forsyth Park

Drayton St and E Park Ave, Savannah, GA 31401 +1 912-651-6610
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Forsyth Park

Reviewed By AuditMan001 - Saint Augustine Beach, Florida

This is one of the most beautiful parks we've ever visited. The fountain is a must see in Savannah's Historic District. Several street musicians made our visit even more special. Highly recommended.

10. First African Baptist Church

23 Montgomery St, Savannah, GA 31401-2429 +1 912-233-6597
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First African Baptist Church

First African Baptist Church was organized in 1773 under the leadership of Reverend George Leile and established and constituted in December of 1777 as a body organized believers. Under the leadership of the 3rd Pastor Reverend Andrew C. Marshall, the congregation obtained the property where the present sanctuary stands. Marshall also organized the first black Sunday school in North America and changed the name of the church from “First Colored Baptist” to “First African Baptist”. The sanctuary was completed in 1859 under the direction of the 4th Pastor Reverend William J. Campbell. The ceiling of the church is in the design of a “Nine Patch Quilt” which represented that the church was a safe house for slaves. Beneath the lower auditorium floor is another finished sub floor which is known as the “Underground Railroad”. There is 4ft of height between both floors. The holes in the floor are in the shape of an African prayer symbol known as a Congolese Cosmogram that served a purpose of ventilation. First African Baptist Church has been a place of leadership and service since its inception. Reverend Emmanuel King Love, 6th Pastor, led the movement to establish Savannah State University, formerly known as Georgia State Industrial College for Colored Youth. Rev. Love also played a big role in the establishment of Morehouse College in Atlanta, GA and Paine College in Augusta, GA. During the time of segregation the church served as the largest gathering place for blacks and whites to meet. Visitors from all walks of life have visited out sanctuary and left inspired. TOUR RATES: Adults = $7.00; Seniors = $6.00; Students = $6.00; Children Ages 5 & Under = FREE. TOUR HOURS OF OPERATION: Tuesday - Saturday = 11:00 a.m. & 2:00p.m. Sunday = 1:00p.m.

Reviewed By Brian S

The history was amazing and learning how the church was built is just astonishing , however our tour guide although he attempted to be funny and nonchalant about it seemed totally disinterested in actually being there - there is so much more that could be done to improve the tour

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