Savannah TN is a Tennessee River/Ohio River cruise port and city in Tennessee USA (Hardin County) with population around 7,000. The town (as "Rudd's Ferry") was established in the early 1820s (as a ferry point and a steamboat stop) and incorporated in 1833 as Savannah - named after Savannah in Georgia.
As cruise port, Savannah TN is included in the schedule of one of the USA's largest river cruise companies - AQSC-American Queen Steamboat Co. Next tables show American Duchess ship's 7-night/8-day itineraries that visit Savannah. Prices started from ~USD 2500 per person with double occupancy.
|Day 1||Departing from Memphis, Tennessee|
|Day 3||New Madrid, Missouri|
|Day 4||Paducah, Kentucky|
|Day 5||Savannah, Tennessee|
|Day 6||Decatur, Alabama|
|Day 8||Arriving in Chattanooga Tennessee|
In 2022, AQSC introduced another 7-day itinerary - between Nashville/Clarksville and Chattanooga. The southbound cruisetour starts with an overnight hotel in Nashville TN and bus travel (on the following day) to Clarksville for boarding the riverboat. The northbound cruisetour starts with an overnight hotel in Chattanooga and boarding the riverboat on the next day.
|Day 1||Departing from Clarksville, Tennessee|
|Day 2||Dover, Tennessee|
|Day 3||Paducah, Kentucky|
|Day 4||Savannah, Tennessee|
|Day 5||Florence, Alabama|
|Day 6||Decatur, Alabama|
|Day 8||Arriving in Chattanooga|
Leisure spots and places for recreational activities in the city are its modern parks, including Tennessee Street Park (2014-opened, with 2x splash pads, two outdoor playgrounds, walking trail, pavilions), Savannah City Park (36-hole Disc Golf Course, 2x baseball courses, skatepark, tennis courts, walking trails, outdoor playground, picnic areas, pavilions),Wayne Jerrolds River Park (with picnic areas, pavilions, boat ramp/river dock, walking trail), Hank Deberry Memorial Complex (four-field, for playing softball and t-ball), Harbert Field Complex (with 3 baseball courses, batting cages, pavilion).
The Battle of Shiloh (aka "Battle of Pittsburg Landing") was during the American Civil War (1861-65) - on April 6-7, 1862, approx 10 mi (16 km) southwest of the town. Highway US 64 passes through downtown and connects Savannah with the independent city Waynesboro VA (30 mi / 48 km to the east) and Selmer TN (McNairy County, 21 mi / 34 km to the west). Highway SR 69 and SR 20 connect to Alabama, with Florence AL approx 49 mi (79 km) to the southeast.
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