Last weekend, the boyfriend and I went on a little daycation to Savannah and it was wonderful. We had a sinful dinner at Moon River Brewing Company where we shared a flight (which are definitely enough for two people) and had burgers in the beer garden because the weather was so beautiful. It definitely didn’t feel too touristy which are the kinds of places that I look for when I travel. I was in love with the atmosphere and the fact that there were a dozen dogs scattered around the garden. Savannah seemed like such a dog-friendly town, I was swooning all over the city 😍. Afterwards, we did a little rooftop bar hopping on the river to again take advantage of the pleasant spring night.
The next morning we were treated to breakfast burritos and conversation at our Airbnb before we truly started our day with donuts from Rise Biscuits & Donuts 🍩. They were delicious and classic and gave us the perfect little sugar high for a walking tour of downtown with Joe from Free Savannah Walking Tours. We began at Johnson square and visited 5 more learning about the history and lore surrounding the city. I’m a sucker for activities where I feel like I’m learning something and getting a little exercise in the process! We ended in Forsyth Park at the beautiful iconic fountain at noon with tired feet and a plan to see some of the city’s historic homes.
After walking for two hours, we were ready to sit in a temperature controlled restaurant and cool off with an adult beverage. We chose Sorry Charlie’s where we rested our feet and I indulged in some of their house oysters and a mimosa while we made plans for our next move.
The boyfriend is obsessed with anything fish related and has recently gotten into fly fishing so we went to do a little shopping at Rivers & Glen that specializes in fly fishing accoutrements. I thought that I would be bored out of my mind but I thought it was adorable to see his eyes light up with child-like wonder at all the flies and rods and fishing gear. It didn’t hurt that I also found an adorable pair of Patagonia fishing shorts that I had to have. (I immediately wore them the next day on our boat trip back home 😊)
From our little shopping trip we went to have a late lunch at Treylor Park. This restaurant had a cute glamping feel on the back deck, like you had just dropped by Grandpa & Gramma’s fancy camper and were having dinner with cousins on picnic tables. I was feeling healthy with a seared ahi salad with wasabi dressing while the boyfriend had a 77 Monte Carlo sandwich. He drank a delicious Georgia Mule and I drank a Scofflaw Basement IPA (one of my favorite right now).
After our lunch. we walked along the river spotting boats and multi million dollar yachts and made us wish for trust funds 🛳. We then made our way to the truck to head home for an early bedtime. As this was the boyfriend and my first trip together, I think it went very well. I had a wonderful time and I can’t wait to for our next trip!