Get in Touch with Your Scottish Roots in Savannah!

While in Savannah this May, why not head over to the Bethesda Home for Boys to experience the 35th Annual Savannah Scottish Games. This wonderful Celtic event will feature a piping competition, bagpipe bands, a highland dancing competition, Scottish heavy athletics, Scottish immigrant reenactors, modern Celtic music, border-collie herding, and children’s events, including an athletic competition for the little ones. There will also be delicious Scottish and American foods, Celtic arts, crafts and clothing, genealogists, and clan tents that offer information about their clans. The entire event will be held on May 7 overlooking the Moon River, which was made famous in the theme song for Breakfast at Tiffany’s.  If you plan on traveling to the Savannah area to attend the Scottish Games or just want to take an exciting vacation, we offer several fabulous hotels in the area to perfectly accommodate your needs.

While in the area, make sure a book your spot on the Walking History Savannah Squared Tour. During the tour, you will visit or pass by many famous sights, such as filming locations for the movies Forrest Gump and Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil. You will also visit famous landmarks and historical sights from the Civil War, and gorgeous antebellum homes known for their beautiful architecture. This tour is a great way to learn more about the city’s unique culture and rich history in a lively and interesting way, and is a ‘must’ for any trip to Savannah.

For those who want to experience more of the culinary side of Savannah, what better way to get acquainted with delicious Georgia cuisine then to go on the Paula Deen Culinary Tour. Visit several of the restaurants where Paula Deen honed her cooking skills, and then visit her own restaurant, Uncle Bubba’s Oyster House, for lunch. For those hard-core Paula Deen fans, you will get the chance to visit locations that have played a significant role in Food Network star’s personal life, such as Bethesda, where she was married. This tour books up really fast so you will want to make your reservations today!

0 thoughts on “Get in Touch with Your Scottish Roots in Savannah!

  1. This is a great way to see my familys history and what they used to do. I am excited to learn some of my family history

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