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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.

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

    Where to stay

    Planters Inn


    29 Abercorn St.

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    912-232-5678, 800-554-1187

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

    Andaz Savannah

    14 Barnard St.



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