Savannah is the oldest city in the United States' Georgia state and is also the county seat of Chatham County. Founded in 1733 on Savannah River, Savannah city became the British colonial capital of Georgia Province and Georgia's first state capital. Savannah was a strategic port city during the American Revolution and the American Civil War. Today, it is an industrial center and a major Atlantic seaport. It is the 5th-largest city and 3rd-largest metropolitan area in Georgia. The total city area of Savannah is 281.5 km2 (108.7 ml2). In 2015 the city had a population of 145,670 inhabitants.
Each year the city of Savannah attracts millions of tourists to its parks, cobblestone streets and notable historic buildings, including Georgia Historical Society (the South's oldest continually operating historical society), Telfair Academy of Arts & Sciences (one of the first public museums in the South), the First African Baptist Church (among the oldest U.S. African-American Baptist congregations), Temple Mickve Israel (America's 3rd oldest synagogue), Central of Georgia Railway roundhouse complex (America's oldest standing antebellum rail facility) and the birthplace of Juliette Low (founder of the U.S. Girl Scouts).
The downtown area of Savannah, including Savannah Historic District, Savannah Victorian Historic District, as well as 22 parklike squares, is among the United States' largest National Historic Landmark Districts (designated by the US government in 1966). Downtown Savannah retains the original plan prescribed by founder J. Oglethorpe (a design known as "Oglethorpe Plan"). In 1996 Savannah was the host city for sailing competitions during the Summer Olympics held in Atlanta.
Highlights: Civil War history, Old Mansions, Fort Pulaski
The Savannah cruise port map is interactive. It shows the port's exact location, along with the real-time cruise ship traffic (if any) in its vicinity - today, and right now. By zooming-out you can see other cruise ship ports located near Savannah, Georgia.
If you lose the Savannah location on the map, simply reload the page (also with F5 button). This feature is integrated with the CruiseMapper's cruise ship tracker tracking the vessels' current positions at sea and in ports.
Port Savannah cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Savannah, Georgia. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
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3 January, 2017