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Road Scholar – Historic Savannah Program

Historic Savannah

The moment you step onto the cobblestone sidewalks of Savannah, Georgia, you cannot help but be swept into the history and beauty of the city. The oldest city in the state of Georgia, Savannah offers a mix of centuries-old well-preserved history and modern art and culture.  Road Scholars in the Historic Savannah program will experiene the veritable “feast for the senses!” Be prepared for moderate walking as you experience program venues and restaurants throughout Savannah’s Landmark Historic District.

Enhance your experience with a stay at The DeSoto, a full-service hotel that is beautifully decorated and very conveniently located just a few blocks off I-16. Serving as our Historic Savannah program’s “home base of operations,” The DeSoto is an unmatched setting filled with 21st century comforts and the light and warmth of southern hospitality. Standing 15 stories tall, The DeSoto offers ample space and rooms furnished with either a king-size or two double-size beds. Some amenities include an outdoor pool, exercise room, full-service restaurant, bar, and lounge, and an ATM, to name a few. Please visit the The DeSoto website for more details, directions and photos. In addition, is an excellent resource for driving directions.

There is no free transportation available from the airport. Cab fare from Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport is approximately $35 each way for one person with a $5 charge for each extra rider. Please note: due to increasing fuel prices, cab fares may fluctuate and cannot be guaranteed. Call ahead for current rates.

Useful Links
The DeSoto Savannah, Historic District
15 East Liberty Street
Savannah, Georgia 31401
Phone:  912.232.9000

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Last updated: 10/31/2018