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Three days in Savannah, Ga.

The Jepson Center, a Telfair museum.
The Jepson Center, a Telfair museum.Credit: NECEE REGIS FOR THE BOSTON GLOBE

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SAVANNAH, Ga. — With its tree-filled squares and parks, well-preserved architecture, historic sites, cultural attractions, and residents oozing Southern charm, Savannah is an easy city to love. From the wide and lazy Savannah River to cemeteries on the outskirts of town, there is plenty for visitors to see and do. More than 40 companies offer guided tours on themes including architecture, African-American heritage, gardens, military history, food, ghosts, nature, and more. Students at Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) add a vibrant layer of enthusiasm to the community, as do the many restaurants, cafes, and boutique shops. Georgia’s first planned city may be rich with history but it is not stuck in the past.

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