Savannah’s progressive atmosphere bodes well with the raucous and innovative queer community here. With the Civil Rights Museum, the very visible activist initiatives, and the university atmosphere, Savannah is the place to get your jush on in an activating way. We’ve curated the best of local queer to-dos so you can make the most out of your Pride season in this city.
201 West Bay Street | Savannah, GA | 31401
Draped in the classic Spanish moss that covers most of the city, the sweeping size of this hotel in a 19th-century merchant house will have you feeling both nostalgic and luxurious. Nearby Savannah’s historic district, enjoy breakfast, cocktails, or watch ships pass from your hotel window along the River.
1 W Liberty St. | Savannah, GA | 31401
From Cuban sandwiches to grass-fed burgers, you can’t go wrong with anything on this tasteful menu (perfect for brunch or a romantic Pride date). The casual, midcentury atmosphere will also excite and delight your queer sensibility.
1 Jefferson St. | Savannah, GA | 31401
You’ll find something to do seven nights a week at this watershed gay bar in the Savannah queer scene. Enjoy dancing, multi-level entertainment, and drag from all over town in this mixed crowd.
460 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd | Savannah, GA | 31401
The queer movement and the civil rights movement have much to do with each other, and Savannah’s rich history with politics, activism, and standing up for what’s right will leave you feeling the true spirit of Pride. Grab a tour or just browse on your own to learn more about the legacy of the African-American advocacy in this city.
207 East Charlton Street | Savannah, GA | 31401
The queer favorite of all your literary dreams, Flannery O’Connor was born in Savannah and her legacy lives on. Take a tour (the house has a lovely interior, mind you) and learn about this icon who wrote some of the greatest stories in the literary canon.
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