Destination: Savannah

Savannah lures travelers from all over with her hospitable nature, scenic squares and rich history. But beneath the Old South charm and Spanish moss lies a Gothic presence that makes this 'the most haunted city in America.?

Updated: October 01, 2002

What to Do

River Street and City Market are tourist givens but don't miss Savannah's Gothic side, whether it's ghost hunting, clubbing or architecture.

Club One

1 Jefferson St, Savannah, GA 31401

Connect with a different kind of spirit at the club made famous by Lady Chablis in "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil."

Savannah's Squares

Historic District, Savannah, GA 31401

You'll find haunted houses and Gothic Revival architecture on almost every historic district square.

Colonial Park Cemetery

E Oglethorpe Ave at Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31401

Ghost Talk Ghost Walk Tours

Abercorn St at E Congress St, Savannah, GA 31401

One of the more popular ghost tours in town, this walk goes through the historic district at nightfall.

Where to Stay

Find a Savannah inn without a haunted presence, and there's a good chance it has a shady past.

17 Hundred 90 Inn & Restaurant

307 E President St, Savannah, GA 31401

The brokenhearted ghost of young Anna Powers occasionally teases the visitors in Room 204 of this brick-and-clapboard inn.

Marshall House

123 E Broughton St, Savannah, GA 31401

This hotel once served as a Union Army hospital so it's no wonder guests often report sightings of Civil War soldiers.

Ballastone Inn

14 E Oglethorpe Ave, Savannah, GA 31401

The Ballastone isn't haunted, but there are skeletons in the closet: It was once a well-known bordello, the scene of numerous police raids.

Kehoe House

123 Habersham St, Savannah, GA 31401

Before opening as a B&B, this elegant mansion served as a funeral parlor, which explains rumors of the occasional specter.

Hamilton Turner Inn

330 Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31401

Samuel P. Hamilton is thought to roam the second floor of this mansion, which belonged to "Mandy" in "Midnight."

Where to Eat

Some of Savannah's restaurants are haunted, and some are just too good to miss.

Crab Shack

40 Estill Hammock Rd, Tybee Island, GA 31328

Olde Pink House Restaurant

23 Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31401

Superior seafood and occasional ghost sightings at a circa 1771 mansion with a setting that keeps your mind on your manners.

Sapphire Grill

110 W Congress St, Savannah, GA 31401

Clary's Restaurant

404 Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31401