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A Weekend Getaway in Savannah • like Sara...but with a d
My husband and I recently celebrated our 1 year anniversary with a weekend getaway in Savannah, Georgia. Savannah is less than 4 hours drive from Charlotte, so it makes the perfect getaway as you can leave early on Saturday morning and still be back to work on Monday. My husband was in charge of booking the room for the night, and he found a pretty good deal on Expedia for a two-room suite at the Oglethorpe Inn & Suites. The inn is located in a good central location for those wishing to visit the beach as well as the historic district. Drive time from the hotel to Tybee Island was roughly 35-40 minutes, and we were able to get to River Street in a little over 20. The inn was slightly dilapidated, but in a charming old south, scrolling cast-iron balconies on each level, fountain in the main lobby kind of way. The room was spacious and clean, the complimentary breakfast was ample and the pool felt refreshing. We would most definitely stay again, but the suite was unnecessary for us, so we would most likely just book a standard room. After checking in, we changed into our …