Wormsloe Historic Site, Savannah

4.2
#1 of 13 in Nature in Georgia Coast
Once the estate of Noble Jones, Wormsloe Historic Site features the ruins of the oldest house in Georgia and an old oak avenue. See reenactments of colonial life by costumed performers. Visit the museum to learn about Jones and his family. The ruins of the family's house stand among oaks thick with Spanish moss, making for an eerie and romantic southern setting. Wander the grounds to enjoy the old oaks and sweet-smelling magnolias. Make Wormsloe Historic Site a centerpiece of your Savannah vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Savannah vacation website .
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  • Besides having the best photo op in the area, this site also has the oldest remains in Savannah. The remains aren't that overwhelming, but the tour that is included in admission is great. Do not skip ...  more »
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  • Oh, the beauty of the road into the estate. The overhanging trees made for a spectacular backdrop. The grounds are delightful, and the history interesting. We got some helpful info at the visitor’s center and was able to follow the trails with the signs provided. The ruins aren’t much to see, but go for the scenery.
  • The start of Wormsloe is easily the best part, with the arched trees making a picture perfect scenery. Sadly the rest of the site didn't live up the great start. The trials were small and did not really seem taken care of, and the few stops along the way lacked sufficient information to really be informative. Plus the fact that you couldn't see the Forrest Gump house was sort of a bummer. This is something worth visiting for sure, but i am not sure how worth it is to do anything other than stand at the entrance taking pictures.

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