Plan Your Stay With Eliza Thompson House

THINGS TO DO IN SAVANNAH

The Eliza Thompson House's location near Forsyth Park will have you near lots of things to see and do in Savannah.   As a guest here with us, you'll have our Concierge and Guest Services team always ready to suggest where to eat, what to see, to organize tours, and just help you make the most of your visit.  Below are a few things we recommend to visitors.  If you have questions, just ask!  We're here to help!

Start with Forsyth Park

Eliza Thompson House is just a minute or two's walk from Forsyth Park, so it makes sense to start here!  This 30-acre park is home to the city's most famous fountain, a popular selfie, wedding, and surprise proposal site.  You'll find locals walking their dogs, joggers out for exercise, and often musicians and artists creating their works outdoors.  Forsyth Park is also home to many popular events, and is one of our favorite locations for a picnic.

Start with Forsyth Park

Eliza Thompson House is just a minute or two's walk from Forsyth Park, so it makes sense to start here!  This 30-acre park is home to the city's most famous fountain, a popular selfie, wedding, and surprise proposal site.  You'll find locals walking their dogs, joggers out for exercise, and often musicians and artists creating their works outdoors.  Forsyth Park is also home to many popular events, and is one of our favorite locations for a picnic.

Stroll Through the Squares

  After visiting Forsyth Park, take the time to stroll through Savannah's squares.  Start at the north edge of the park on Gaston Street (heading back towards Eliza Thompson House), and explore the 10-block stretch of Bull Street that ends at City Hall near River Street.  It's about a 20 minute stroll through the beautiful squares with lots of shopping and dining opportunities along the way. 

Stroll Through the Squares

  After visiting Forsyth Park, take the time to stroll through Savannah's squares.  Start at the north edge of the park on Gaston Street (heading back towards Eliza Thompson House), and explore the 10-block stretch of Bull Street that ends at City Hall near River Street.  It's about a 20 minute stroll through the beautiful squares with lots of shopping and dining opportunities along the way. 

Visit Our Top 5 Favorite Squares

Walk to Them All From the Inn

Ellis Square, featuring a Johnny Mercer statue and water feature
Reynolds Square, between the Lucas Theater and Olde Pink House Restaurant
Chippewa Square, statue of Gen. James Oglethorpe and site of the "Forrest Gump" bench during filming of the movie
Lafayette Square, between the Andrew Low House Museum and Flannery O'Connor's childhood home
Monterey Square, between the Mercer-Williams House and Temple Mickve Israel

Visit Our Top 5 Favorite Squares

Walk to Them All From the Inn

Ellis Square, featuring a Johnny Mercer statue and water feature
Reynolds Square, between the Lucas Theater and Olde Pink House Restaurant
Chippewa Square, statue of Gen. James Oglethorpe and site of the "Forrest Gump" bench during filming of the movie
Lafayette Square, between the Andrew Low House Museum and Flannery O'Connor's childhood home
Monterey Square, between the Mercer-Williams House and Temple Mickve Israel

Dine, Shop, & Drink on River Street

When you reach the end of Bull Street, you'll be just steps away from River Street, the city's center of commerce in the late 1800s.  Today, you'll find find a multitude of popular bars, restaurants, and shops along the riverfront.  It's one of the must-see Savannah places to visit, best known for hosting one of largest St Patrick's Day celebrations in the US. 

Dine, Shop, & Drink on River Street

When you reach the end of Bull Street, you'll be just steps away from River Street, the city's center of commerce in the late 1800s.  Today, you'll find find a multitude of popular bars, restaurants, and shops along the riverfront.  It's one of the must-see Savannah places to visit, best known for hosting one of largest St Patrick's Day celebrations in the US. 

Tour Savannah's Haunted Attractions

Savannah's long history naturally lends itself to the possibilities of haunted mansions, streets, cemeteries, and home.  Experience the thrill of a walk or ride through the city's most haunted spots when you take part in one of Savannah’s many ghost tours. Sites rumored haunted near The Eliza Thompson House include: the Mercer Williams House on Monterey Square, Six Pence Pub, Wright Square, and Sorrel Weed House.  We do recommend you visit Bonaventure Cemetery, a short drive from downtown Savannah.

About Eliza Thompson House's Haunted Reputation

 

Tour Savannah's Haunted Attractions

Savannah's long history naturally lends itself to the possibilities of haunted mansions, streets, cemeteries, and home.  Experience the thrill of a walk or ride through the city's most haunted spots when you take part in one of Savannah’s many ghost tours. Sites rumored haunted near The Eliza Thompson House include: the Mercer Williams House on Monterey Square, Six Pence Pub, Wright Square, and Sorrel Weed House.  We do recommend you visit Bonaventure Cemetery, a short drive from downtown Savannah.

About Eliza Thompson House's Haunted Reputation

 

 

 

 

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