Wormsloe State Historic Park: A Budget-Friendly Thing to Do in Savannah, GA

Georgia may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think about traveling to America, but Savannah in Georgia should be on your travel bucket list in the USA. 

Established in 1733 as a strategic port city in the American Revolution during the American Civil War, Savannah is the oldest city in the state of Georgia. And if you're looking for a budget-friendly thing to do in Savannah, GA, the city is also home to Wormloe State Historic Park. 

This time, Ruby of A Journey We Love got a chance to share her experience of traveling to the Georgian historic park. 

Why You Should Visit Wormsloe Historic State Park in Savannah, GA

Wormsloe State Historic Site in Savannah is a must-visit site in Georgia for several reasons. The entrance fee is affordable for as low as $10 USD per person, and the park is home to the ruins of the colonial estate of Noble Jones, one of Georgia's first settlers. 

Known for its beautiful Oak Avenue, mature oak trees lined with Spanish moss on both sides of the street, you can see tabby ruins and see what life was like in Savannah in the 1800s within the park. 

You can join the guided tours or interpretive programs at Wormsloe Historic Park to learn more about the site's history and colonial life, but you can also stroll around the park on your own as you can find some scenic walking trails that wind through the maritime forest.

It's a great place for hiking or birdwatching, and the site also offers scenic vistas overlooking the marshes, which provide stunning views that capture the essence of coastal Georgia in Savannah. 

Wormsloe Historic Site Trees.

What to Do at Wormsloe Historic State Park in Savannah, GA

I'd recommend joining the guided tour to Wormsloe History Park, as the tour guide will show you some demonstrations about the significance of the area in Georgia's past to immerse us in the history and culture of the region. 

Some tours also include the famous Bonaventure Cemetery in Savannah, which gained popularity after being featured in John Berendt's novel, “Midnight in the Garden of the Good and Evil.” 

Wormsloe State Historic Park also has some designated picnic areas, so you can also bring your own lunch and find some good spot to have a relaxing day out with your friends or family without breaking the bank!


Savannah in Georgia may not be the cheapest city to travel to, but it doesn't mean you can't find any budget-friendly activities in the city. 

Wormsloe Historic State Park is a great place to visit in Savannah, GA, as the entrance fee is super affordable and it offers various things to do for everyone. 

Whether you prefer enjoying nature or you're into history, you can make the most of your day at Wormsloe Historic State Park for as little as $10 USD!

Contributor: Ruby from A Journey We Love

Ruby is obsessed with money and traveling. She chronicles her money thoughts on A Journey We Love, a travel and personal finance website she shares with her husband. On her free time, she goes around exploring new places (both real and virtual), while also trying to leave the workforce early and pursue travel full-time.

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6 thoughts on “Wormsloe State Historic Park: A Budget-Friendly Thing to Do in Savannah, GA”

  1. oh Man I wish I would have known this sooner! I was just in Savannah! It’s such a beautiful city, I love it there!

  2. Mayra, the park is beautiful! I have never visited Savannah before, even though I live in the States. I would love to visit the Wormsloe State Historic Park just for the beautiful scenery! I love trees.

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