Destination guide

The riverside setting of Savannah is ready to explore

Take a vacation to Savannah and enjoy the area's history, cathedral and museums. Renowned for its riverfront, local tours and art, this city welcomes all visitors. Take in top local attractions like River Street and Forsyth Park. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Things to do

Sightseeing in and around Savannah

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Savannah a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Fun Zone Amusement and Sports Park (8.5 mi / 13.6 km)
  • May River Golf Club at Palmetto Bluff (14.9 mi / 24 km)
  • Roebling Road Raceway (15 mi / 24.1 km)
  • Tybee Island Fishing Pier and Pavilion (15.4 mi / 24.8 km)
  • Tybee Island Marine Science Center (15.4 mi / 24.8 km)
  • Harbour Town Golf Links (17 mi / 27.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Savannah

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Savannah is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Forsyth Park (0.5 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Coligny Beach (21.7 mi / 34.9 km)
  • Wormsloe Historic Site (6.7 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Butter Bean Beach (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Savannah National Wildlife Refuge (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens (11.7 mi / 18.9 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Savannah

Fly into Savannah - Hilton Head International Airport (SAV), the closest airport, located 8.1 mi (13.1 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Hilton Head Island Airport (HHH), which is 25.2 mi (40.6 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, make your way to Savannah Amtrak Station or Savannah Station and explore the city from there.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Savannah?

Whatever your getaway needs, you'll find a rental property in or around Savannah that suits your style. These are some of our favorites:

  • Around 1 mile from the center of Savannah, it's hard to beat "Jones Street 5 Star Hgtv Inspired Carriage House Historic Savannah Dogs Ok". It has 1 bedroom and a range of conveniences like a boat and towels.
  • "Beach Front South End, Designer Decorated" is another top pick, offering 3 bedrooms, a dryer, free toiletries and more. It's around 15 miles from Savannah.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Savannah vacation rental for you.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Savannah?

If you've been busier than a hamster on an exercise wheel, you deserve to escape for a few days. Leave work early on Friday and make your way to one of these weekend getaways in or near Savannah:

  • "Guest House On Island Riverfront Estate With Deep Water Dock" is around 5 miles east of Savannah and the perfect place to recharge your batteries. You'll appreciate the amenities here, including nearby birdwatching activities and a hair dryer.
  • Alternatively, make memories with your crew at "Luxury Townhouse In Historic Savannah Free Parking", which is around 0.1 miles to the southeast of Savannah. Take advantage of free toiletries, internet services and more here.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Savannah?

Studio apartments are a simple yet stylish option, ideally suited for traveling sweethearts or solo adventurers. Spend your days checking out the area and your nights resting up in your comfy hideaway. These vacation properties in or near Savannah are sure to please:

  • After a big day of outdoor exploration, put your feet up and relax at "Jones Street 5 Star Hgtv Inspired Carriage House Historic Savannah Dogs Ok". Nearby museums and nearby ecotour services are just some of the amenities you'll find here.
  • Alternatively, use "Guest House On Island Riverfront Estate With Deep Water Dock" as a base to check off the best attractions around you. This comfy home away from home comes with free toiletries, nearby museums and more.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Savannah?

Whether you're after a studio apartment or a house big enough to fit the family, you'll find the ideal place on Vrbo. Sneak in a mini break at one of these escapes in or near Savannah:

  • Within close reach of central Savannah, "Beautifully Renovated Historic 1870 Townhouse Steps To Forsyth Park" welcomes short-term guests. When you're not kicking back in your comfortable digs, get out and discover what's around you.
  • Alternatively, spend a few relaxing nights at "Twin Palms Cottage Featured On Tybee Tour Of Homes". This conveniently located property will feel like your home away from home.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Savannah?

Forget roses and chocolates. Sometimes all you need is to get away for the weekend, just you and your beloved. At Vrbo, we've got romantic getaways in and around Savannah that would make even old Cupid envious. Here are some we think you'll be enamored with:

  • Slip away on Friday for a couple of passionate nights at "Jones Street 5 Star Hgtv Inspired Carriage House Historic Savannah Dogs Ok". Roughly 1 mile from Savannah, this place comes with plenty of nice touches, including beauty services and a fireplace.
  • Another option where you can spend a few dreamy days together is "Beach Front South End, Designer Decorated". Around 15 miles from Savannah, a fireplace and a nearby marina add to the ambiance here.

Are there mansions for rent in or near Savannah?

If you're looking for somewhere to reconnect with your nearest and dearest this vacation, you're going to need somewhere spacious. These mansions for rent in or around Savannah will easily fit your entire gang while doing it in serious style:

  • Located about 1 mile to the south of Savannah, "Create Lasting Memories, Queen Anne Victorian Mansion" is the perfect place to relax and unwind in luxury. Amenities offered here include a fireplace and a garden.
  • Another popular option is "Impeccable Luxury Mansion On Lovely". Approximately 1 mile to the west of Savannah, this opulent vacation rental gives you a taste of high-class living and offers a separate dining area, free WiFi and more.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Savannah?

Big groups mean enormous fun. They also mean finding someplace that'll effortlessly fit your crew. Browse our large group vacation rentals in or around Savannah and get everybody together under one roof:

  • You'll have ample room to move at "Create Lasting Memories, Queen Anne Victorian Mansion". Around 1 mile south of Savannah, this sizable property has 5 bedrooms accommodating up to 12 guests. Amenities include a kitchen and a garden.
  • Nothing is more important than being with the people you love, and "Million Home, +pool, Spa, Elevator" is the perfect place to do that. Located around 16 miles to the east of Savannah, as many as 16 guests can stay in this vacation rental which has 5 bedrooms. A kitchen and a swimming pool are among the numerous amenities here.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Savannah?

Of all the amenities a vacation rental can have, a pool promises the most fun. Take a peek at these houses for rent with a pool in or near Savannah and spend your days splashing about. Just don't forget to bring your unicorn floatie:

  • Treat your crew to an unforgettable stay at "Jones Street 5 Star Hgtv Inspired Carriage House Historic Savannah Dogs Ok". There's a lot to love about this retreat besides its pool, such as outdoor furniture and childrens activities.
  • Alternatively, recharge your batteries at "Luxury Row House On Columbia Square W". Along with a refreshing pool, you'll also have use of towels and a toaster.

Not sure what the weather's like in Savannah? It has a humid subtropical climate, with average summertime temperatures ranging from 75 ºF to 90 ºF. If you're seeking more inspiration on places to stay in this amazing destination, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to browse through our entire range of Savannah vacation rentals.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Savannah?

No matter if your idea of the perfect escape is up in the hills or down by the beach, you'll enjoy it even more if you share it with your favorite people. Look up these large family vacation rentals in or near Savannah and bring along the whole crew:

  • Sleeping up to 8 guests in 3 bedrooms, "Radiant 1866 Home On Jones, The "prettiest Street In The South" is the perfect place to spend time together. This top-rated retreat is 0.1 miles to the south of Savannah and has creature comforts that include cable/satellite TV services and a DVD player.
  • "Brass Rail 319 - Premier Condo On Tybee" also offers the space you need to reconnect with loved ones. This property is around 16 miles to the east of central Savannah and accommodates as many as 10 guests in its 3 bedrooms. A fenced pool and a swimming pool will help keep everyone content and comfortable.

When you're ready to explore, there are plenty of family-friendly attractions in the area to keep everyone happy. River Street, Savannah Children's Museum and Oatland Island Wildlife Center should be at the top of your list.

What are the best large houses to rent with indoor pools in or near Savannah?

Add a splash of luxury to your vacation by booking a place with a private indoor pool. These large houses in or near Savannah have a swimming space that's just for you, along with lots of room for whoever is fortunate enough to be joining you:

  • Invite friends and family over for a leisurely swim at "Salty Breeze: King Bed, Ocean View". This home has space to spare, with 3 bedrooms sleeping up to 8 guests. A swimming pool and a water view are other things to love about this place.
  • Another enticing option is "Enjoy The Beach And Indoor Pool At Tybee Island's Desireable South Beach Area". With 3 bedrooms accommodating up to 8 guests, you can invite your entire gang to swim, lounge and hang out. A kitchen and a nearby river are other amenities your guests can enjoy here.

Like to see more options? Find the perfect pad among these the search bar at the top of the page. Simply adjust the filters to find the Savannah vacation rental that's perfect for you.

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