A Holiday in Savannah, Tennessee

A Holiday in Savannah, Tennessee

Christmas cheer is everywhere in Savannah, Tennessee - about two hours from Memphis and Nashville. Read more to discover where to eat, shop and explore in this charming small town.

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There is so much magic and charm in Savannah, Tennessee – about a two-hour drive from Memphis and 2 ½ hours from Nashville. Residents embrace the holiday cheer and every store and restaurant is decked out to the nines with their Christmas décor, hot chocolate and popcorn. It’s so warm and cozy, it’s almost like the town gives you a big hug as you walk around and take in the sights.

And, even if you visit post-holiday season, Savannah serves up plenty of small town charm with memorable eateries, boutiques and outdoor excursions.

With all that in mind, read all about where to eat, shop and explore in Savannah, Tennessee.

EAT

The Outpost breakfast, Savannah TN
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The Outpost

The Outpost is a restaurant and general store with the yummiest breakfast around. The décor is so cozy, you feel like you are hanging out in a hunting lodge. The staff is also friendly, helpful and happy to share their favorite items on the menu with you. You’ll want to try the French toast or blueberry waffles.

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Selah Coffee in Savannah TN
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Selah Coffee

When you’re out exploring and shopping on historic Main Street, stop by Selah Coffee for a caffeine jolt. Selah is a quiet spot where you can work or catch up with a friend over a cup of joe. During the winter months, order the coffee s’mores beverage they have on offer.

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Catfish meal at Hagy's Catfish Hotel Restaurant
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Hagy's Catfish Hotel Restaurant

Hagy’s Catfish Hotel is located off the Tennessee River along a long, winding gravel road. As tucked away as it is, the restaurant is one of the oldest family-owned restaurants in the U.S. for good reason. It’s here you’ll have some of the best home cooked food with generous servings. Of course, try the fried catfish with hushpuppies, baked potatoes, steamed vegetables and more.

SHOP

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SpaLicious shopping in Savannah TN
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SpaLicious Too!

SpaLicious Too! is a boutique filled with comfortable clothing, fabulous jewelry from Kendra Scott and accessories from Vera Bradley. You can also find original artwork and handcrafted glass. As the name implies, it’s also a spa! The shop offers hair styling, nail art, massages and manicures. What’s better than a spa day and shopping?

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Hopscotch boutique in Savannah TN
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Hopscotch on Main

Next to SpaLicious, you’ll find the children’s boutique, Hopscotch on Main. The store carries the cutest finds like jewelry, books, toys and much more for tykes of all ages. It’s a great place to stop for unique gifts for the kids on your Christmas list.

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Decor finds at Nest in Savannah TN
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Nest

Main Street is also home to the new home boutique, Nest. There you’ll find all sorts of home décor from pillows, blankets, pottery, candles and baskets. Take your time when you walk around to find the perfect items to transform your home into a cozy place through the winter months and beyond.

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GRISHAMS menswear in Savannah TN
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GRISHAMS

Another store on Main Street, GRISHAMS has fine, high-quality clothing. There you’ll find men’s shirts, ties, jackets, hats and an extensive selection of bow ties. GRISHAMS also carried stylish and versatile women’s clothing and collegiate southern t-shirts so, you can support your favorite football team in style.

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Main Street Pharmacy in Savannah TN
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Main Street Pharmacy

Main Street Pharmacy is not your typical pharmacy! In addition to being a pharmacy, this space has a wide selection of home décor, picture frames and unique local gifts. When you walk in, it’s not unusual for a football game to be on the big screen TV and locals sitting on the leather couches catching up. It’s a great place to meet people and soak in the community spirit of Savannah.

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Boots at K&T Shoes in Savannah TN
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K&T Shoes

Don’t be surprised if you want to spend all day in K&T Shoes looking through their wide selection of footwear. They have a large variety of cowboy boots of all kinds from functional to fun and fashionable. Spend some time trying on a few pairs to find your perfect fit.  

EXPLORE

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Displays at Tennessee River Museum in Savannah TN
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Tennessee River Museum

Everyone who visits Savannah should visit the Tennessee River Museum and learn about the history of the Tennessee River Valley. The tour starts at pre-historic life and takes you into post-war reconciliation with exhibits on Paleontology, Archaeology, Pioneers, Trail of Tears, War on the River, the Golden Age of Steamboats, Musseling, Early Crossings and War and Remembrance. The exhibits take about an hour to go through and includes such interesting storytelling with insightful information. You’ll enjoy diving into this historic treasure.

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Island Loop Trail view at Pickwick Landing State Park
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Pickwick Landing State Park

There’s nothing better than going to a beautiful park on a brisk day. Located on Pickwick Lake, the Pickwick Landing State Park prides itself on its excellent water recreation. You’ll see plenty of visitors fishing, boating and hiking. The park also has cabins, camping and an inn if you want to stay and enjoy a weekend at the park. If you want to enjoy a stroll, travel along the Island Loop Trail, a nice, leisurely 2.8-mile trail.

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Savannah Theater in downtown Savannah, Tennessee
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Savannah Theater

Try to go to the Savannah Theater, which has been beautifully restored, for a show. The theater was first known as the Churchwell Picture Show which opened in 1931 with “A Connecticut Yankee” starring Will Rogers. The name was changed to the Savannah Theater in 1978 where it mainly showed films. Now, it plays host to events, plays and live music. If your schedule doesn’t allow, you can still take in its gorgeous exterior when you stroll Main Street.

As you can tell, a day in Savannah, Tennessee is jam-packed with activities. This town has an energy that is unique all its own that you need to experience it for yourself. Whether you’re driving through or need a quiet getaway, Savannah is a fun adventure that’s outside the ordinary!

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