Things To Do in Savannah With Kids

by Molly Horan
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Savannah, Georgia, is a southern city rich in history and opportunities for family fun. Whether you want to experience the South in a museum or on a nature reserve, there are plenty of kid-friendly options. Here are our favorite things to do in Savannah with kids.

Kids Attractions in Savannah, GA

SCAD Museum of Art is free for kids under 14. Families can enjoy the museum’s many paintings, sculptures, and photographs Tuesdays through Sundays.

Savannah Children’s Museum is all about asking questions and getting active. The outdoor exhibits include a maze and a full playscape.

Bogeys Sports Bar & Mini Golf is more than a mini-golf course—it also features bumper cars, batting cages, and an arcade. They have a huge selection of food and sweet treats including 13 different ice cream flavors you can choose from when you and the kids are done playing.

UGA Marine Education Center & Aquarium offers the opportunity to get up-close-and-personal with a sea turtle. They also host a “touch tank” that lets kids reach out and touch sea creatures.

AMF Savannah Lanes features 50 bowling lanes, as well as pool tables and a full arcade. They host weekly deals on all their attractions, like half-priced arcade games on Wednesday.

Best Restaurants in Savannah for Kids

The Pirate’s House isn’t just a restaurant, it’s a piece of history and a haunt of real sailors since the 1700s. Their kids menu has a selection of nonalcoholic mocktails and each guest under 10 gets to pick something out from the treasure chest.

Mrs. Wilkes’ Dining Room gathers guests around their long dining room tables for Southern food served family-style. Adults pay $25 for lunch, while kids eat for $12.50.

Maple Street Biscuit Company features a kids menu with options like waffles and chicken biscuits. Each kids meal comes with a juice box.

Savannah Seafood Shack offers the super Instagrammable seafood cone as well as all the classic fried and steamed seafood options you’d expect. Their kids menu features fried fish and fried shrimp, and all entrees come with a drink and fries.

Clary’s Cafe serves diner classics with a separate kids menu for breakfast and lunch. They also offer old fashioned ice cream soda counter options like phosphates.

Leopold’s Ice Cream has been serving ice cream for the last 100 years. Flavors include the local pride Savannah Socialite and Chocolate Chewies & Cream.

Best Hotels in Savannah for Kids

Kimpton Brice Hotel offers guests access to bikes and their beautiful outdoor pool. Each room also features a yoga mat and free Wi-Fi.

Kehoe House leaves cookies on your pillow so you can have a sweet treat before bed. Rooms include robes and charging stations for all your devices.

Embassy Suites by Hilton Savannah offers each guest a complimentary breakfast and access to their outdoor pool. They also offer evening receptions that feature free food and drinks.

Homewood Suites by Hilton Savannah Historic District/Riverfront features rooms complete with refrigerators and roomy kitchens in case you want to make your own meals. If you’re not in the mood to cook, there is a hot breakfast for guests daily.

Outdoor Activities in Savannah for Kids

Savannah National Wildlife Refuge is a place for families to discover the beauty of Savannah’s unique natural resources. Explore the refuge through one of their trails, go fishing, or learn fun animal facts in the visitor center.

The Grave Tales Tour lets the whole family explore Savannah’s spookiest history. Though you do explore their cemeteries and various “haunted” spots, this is a tour created with kids in mind.

Savannah on Wheels offers a unique look at the city while riding a bike or cruising along on an electric bike. The tours are suitable for kids 11 and up, while kids 10 and under can enjoy the ride within a private tour.

Parks in Savannah, GA for Kids

Skidaway Island State Park features not one but three playscapes. Families can also explore the hiking trail or take a break in the picnic area.

Lake Mayer boasts a fishing pier and multiple tennis courts. It also features a dog park and a playscape.

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