The screen-printing sultans at Celebritees have concocted a trio of T-shirt designs to help dress green-minded revelers for Savannah's 2011 St. Patrick's Day festivities. Declare your love of all things sudsy and shamrocked by donning a light green tee with a screen-printed six-pack of sweet shamrock soda and the slogan "Add fizz to your St. Patty's Day!" or show your support for colors with proper names by choosing between two Kelly green options—a classic four-leaf clover decal with the date "March 17th" printed on the back or a collection of festive cups advertising "Savannah's St. Patrick's Day Shenanigans.” Tees are available in sizes small through extra large. Buyers should call or email email@example.com with their desired size and design, and allow three business days for shipping.
Savannah Slow Ride packs up to 15 pedal-pushers on its custom-designed, eco-friendly bicycles as they coast at a leisurely gait along the historic downtown milieu. Invite five friends or two-and-a-half horses onboard for an uninterrupted sightsee of the city's scenery that doubles as a mild lower-body workout. An employee bike captain steers the vessel while up to 10 strong-calved cycle-sailors man the foot-oars along pedals attached to their seats. The remaining riders can unpack home-brought feasts along the bike's wooden countertops or pour plastic cups of Gatorade as "Eye of the Tiger" loops from the bike's speaker set.
The licensed massage therapists at Asheville Massage and Natural Therapeutics promote full-body well-being with proficiencies in numerous types of bodywork and energy-healing methods. Their treatments, like putting jeans in the dryer while still wearing them, can help stimulate circulation and make the stresses of the outside world seem all the more distant. They excel in multiple modalities, from deep-tissue to holistic reflexology sessions. On top of offering therapeutic massages, the center, which is located in a historic flatiron building, helps promote healing with craniosacral, polarity, and chakra therapies.
The outline of Savannah's remarkably well-preserved historic district conforms to the city's boundaries before the Civil War. In addition to its multitude of architectural treasures, the district has been declared the most haunted area in America by the American Institute of Parapsychology. Guided ghost tours of the city's spookiest spots provide chills and a chance to delve into Savannah's rich and colorful history. A few blocks from the Dresser Palmer, the green landscapes of Forsyth Park beckon. Those renting a scooter for the day as part of their stay package can zip around the city, checking out hip boutiques and cafés in the modern downtown area or challenging sightseers on segway tours to a game of motorized polo. Shoppers flock to the City Market—four blocks of converted warehouses housing quaint shops and restaurants.
Savannah's Bonaventure Cemetery sprawls across more than 100 acres?and on 6th Sense World's tour of the legendary burial grounds, guides share tales of its happenings and legendary residents, including novelist Conrad Aiken, Little Gracie, and Johnny Mercer. Other popular walking tours of Savannah cover topics such as poltergeists, exorcisms, and missing cemeteries on treks that are typically one-half mile to one mile long.
Historian, curator, and classic-car buff Tanya Bailey-Smith opened the Great Savannah Races Museum as an homage to the cultural significance of the Great Savannah Races of 1908, 1910, and 1911. Her facility doubles as a micromuseum and gift shop with media and fine-art items on display and a collection from the Automobile Club of America, whose members chose Savannah to host the first American Grand Prix.