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2024 Savannah and Tybee Island Insider Guide

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MOON RIVER DISTRICT Sandfl y, Skidaway Island and Isle of Hope ALSO IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD Bethesda Academy: Founded in 1740, this still-active school set on 500 scenic acres includes a working farm where students learn about animal husbandry. 9520 FERGUSON AVE. The Wyld: Drive your boat right up to dine at this waterside seafood restaurant that specializes in local ingredients. Food goes beyond the typical dock-bar fare with dishes like twice-cooked pork tacos and local shrimp rolls. 2740 LIVINGSTON AVE. The 5 Spot Sandfl y: With a popular midtown location, The 5 Spot opened its Sandfl y locale to bring hip confi nes and American fare to Skidaway Road. 7360 SKIDAWAY ROAD, UNIT E-1 Cohen's Retreat: Shopping and dining, all in one spot. Cohen's includes multiple on-site eateries and a gift shop amid eclectic interiors and a sprawling outdoor space. 5715 SKIDAWAY ROAD Wormsloe State Historic Site: Hike nature trails in the woods, explore historic ruins, learn about colonial activities and catch amazing views of Isle of Hope. 7601 SKIDAWAY ROAD Pin Point Heritage Museum: Experience Gullah-Geechee culture and history fi rsthand. 9924 PIN POINT AVE. The University of Georgia Marine Extension Service & Aquarium: Interact with whelks and crabs. 30 OCEAN SCIENCE CIRCLE @ K E L L I _ M I L L S _ P H O T O G R A P H Y Get a dose of history and ecotourism by heading 20 minutes south of downtown to the Moon River District, defi ned by salt marshes, colonial history, maritime forest trails and more. Spot a dolphin or otter swim by or eagles and ospreys soar above as you paddle through the marshes and rivers of this Lowcountry estuary on a Moon River Kayak Tour, which departs right off of Diamond Causeway. Indeed, water plays an integral role in this district, named for the enchanting Moon River, a nod to Savannah native Johnny Mercer's famed song. Isle of Hope K E L L I B O Y D P H O T O G R A P H Y V I S I T S A V A N N A H C O H E N ' S R E T R E A T Pin Point Heritage Museum Cohen's Retreat 28 |

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