Tall Ships Challenge 2012:
Savannah Under Sail
Savannah Under Sail
MAY 2012 --- Tall Ships Challenge 2012: Savannah Under Sail will take place May 3-7 on the historic Savannah riverfront. Up to 15 tall ships will dock in Savannah as part of the “Tall Ships Challenge 2012, Atlantic Coast” race.
Savannah Under Sail will celebrate the rich maritime history and culture associated with the talls ships that began gracing the banks of Savannah river as far back as the 1700's. There's no better way to immerse yourself in the event than by staying in an authentic, historic boutique hotel or inn that blends perfectly with the spirit of this festival.
Six Inns & Historic Boutique Hotels in the B&B of Savannah Collection: Which Should You Choose for the Tall Ships Challenge?
OLDE HARBOUR INN --- Located directly on River Street in the absolute center of the Tall Ships Challenge event, this historic Inn features exceptional amenities such as a wine and cheese reception each evening, turndown service and a plethora of complimentary amenities --- all situated on River Street, in an all-suite, pet-friendly, historic hotel.
EAST BAY INN --- Also perfectly located for this River Street event, East Bay Inn is directly across the street from the River Street festival. You'll simply walk across the street and down the cobblestones where you'll find the Tall Ships and the riverfront. This property is also family-friendly, and pet friendly...yet elegant and sophisticated with a wine and cheese reception each evening, turndown service and an extraordinary historic atmosphere.
THE MARSHALL HOUSE --- Walk out the front door of this historic hotel and you'll find River Street just a three-block walk away. Exceptional service, extra-special amenities and an award-winning restaurant and bar on site, you will find yourself in the perfect location and atmosphere to enjoy the Tall Ships Challenge in Savannah.
THE ELIZA THOMPSON HOUSE --- Built in 1847, this historic boutique hotel is located on the most beautiful street in Savannah --- Jones Street. If you're looking to truly immerse yourself in "Savannah" while visiting for the Tall Ships Challenge, The Eliza Thompson House will provide that perfect getaway. It's a 10 minute stroll to River Street in one direction; and a 2 minute stroll in the other direction to place you at Forsyth Park. You will not want to miss either of these locations in May, when the flowers are blooming and the weather is perfect. Complimentary wine and cheese, breakfast and desserts. All of the extras, in a perfect Savannah location.
THE KEHOE HOUSE & THE GASTONIAN --- If you're looking for the very finest accommodations for the Tall Ships Challenge event, we recommend The Kehoe House or The Gastonian. Both are AAA 4-Diamond inns of the highest quality. The amenities here are a sophisticate indulgence you will not want to miss. From silver-tray breakfast service to exquisite gardens and decor, these two inns will provide an experience to remember.