Welcome to the "Hostess City"
While few U.S. cities can match Savannah for historic beauty, it is also a bustling port, the home to numerous colleges and universities and a culinary dream destination.
Currency: U.S. Dollar ($)
Time Zone: Eastern Daylight Time (GMT -3)
Airport: Savannah/Hilton Head International (SAV)
Please Note: Official Plant Biology 2023 housing reservations are made via the ASPB housing reservations site. Plant Biology does not utilize third-party vendors for housing. Beware unsolicited emails claiming to be travel booking sites affiliated with Plant Biology.
This friendly town is pleased to offer Plant Biology 2023 attendees discounts at businesses in Savannah’s Historic District and nearby through the Show Us Your Badge program. Learn more about the program here.
Uplift Savannah connects visitors to Savannah’s Black-owned businesses, professionals and cultural tourism. See their directory here.
From the highly walkable and largest urban National Historic Landmark District in the United States to the oldest Black congregation in North America and the birthplace of Girl Scouts founder Juliette Gordon Low, there is history around every corner in Savannah.
From world cuisine to the ultimate Southern dishes, Savannah is a foodie’s delight. Visit Savannah offers these recommendations for your consideration.
Plant Riverside District (located within the JW Marriott)
Savannah Tequila Co.
Stone & Webster