Wormsloe State Historic Site
Visitors to the Wormsloe State Historic Site learn about colonial life from reenactment actors, interactive exhibits, and a museum. Explore additional grounds on the historic trail that takes you past the ruins of original buildings, gravesites, and marsh views. Roam the estate on your own and learn from docents along the way, or join a free docent-led tour of the estate.
Alternatively, you can visit the site on a tour of Savannah. Many private and group tours include Wormsloe State Historic Site alongside other historic estates, plantations, churches, and natural attractions.
Things to Know Before You Go
Wormsloe State Historic Site attracts history buffs and nature lovers.
The museum, film, and colonial life area provide a chance to learn more about the site.
The estate is wheelchair accessible. The trails are unpaved but can be navigated in a wheelchair. There are also golf carts available.
Bring your own lunch to enjoy at one of the picnic areas.
How to Get There
The historic site is located about 10 miles (17 kilometers) from downtown Savannah. Take Truman Parkway to Skidaway Road and follow it to Wormsloe State Historic Site's famous tree-lined avenue. Visit on a guided tour with included transportation for ease.
When to Get There
You can visit the estate year-round and take a guided tour or explore on your own. For a festive look at the property, come when the estate hosts one of its annual events such as Colonial Faire and Muster in February, Tools and Skills that Built a Colony over Labor Day, Colonial Christmas, and more.
Wormsloe State Historic Site is a popular stop for photographers looking to capture the quintessential landscapes of the South. The iconic mile-long entrance avenue is surrounded by a canopy of oak branches and Spanish moss, creating idyllic lighting and a tunnel-like image that's popular with amateaur and professional photographers. The estate’s nature trails and Isle of Hope views also make a great spot for photoshoots.
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