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If you go

How to get there

Fly direct from Boston to Savannah, Ga., on JetBlue.

Getting around

Savannah is a great walking city. But if you need to get from point A to point B quickly, don’t expect to hail a cab easily. Restaurants and hotels will call for a taxi that can take 20 minutes or more to arrive. One tip from a cabbie: If you have a good driver, ask for a business card and call directly.

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Connect On The Dot is a fare-free streetcar and shuttle service that circles Savannah’s
National Landmark Historic
District. (www.connectonthedot.com)

Where to stay

Planters Inn

29 Abercorn St.

912-232-5678, 800-554-1187

www.plantersinnsavannah.com

Old-fashioned elegance on Reynolds Square, 60 guest rooms with period furnishings, $129-$269, includes breakfast.

Andaz Savannah

14 Barnard St.

912-233-2116

www.savannah.andaz.hyatt.com/en/hotel/home.html

Contemporary boutique hotel near Ellis Square, 151 chic rooms and suites, $149-$499.

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