Old Fort Jackson – Savannah, GA

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A 19th-century fort located just outside of downtown Savannah with daily cannon firings.

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Is Old Fort Jackson Dog Friendly?

Yes, Old Fort Jackson is pet friendly and makes our curated list of the best dog friendly things to do in Savannah.

A unique place to explore with your dog in Savannah is Old Fort Jackson. This 19th-century fort is Georgia’s oldest standing brick fortification, and dogs are welcome to walk the historic site with you as long as they’re on a leash. It’s such a cool spot to soak in some history while spending quality time with your furry friend.

Perched on the banks of the Savannah River, Old Fort Jackson has an amazing vibe. You can almost feel the history as you walk around and imagine what it was like when the fort’s guns fired on vessels coming into Savannah. The views of the river are beautiful, and it’s a great backdrop for a relaxing stroll with your dog.

One thing to keep in mind is the daily cannon firings. While they’re an impressive part of the fort’s experience and a big hit with visitors, your dog might not be too thrilled about the loud noise. It’s a good idea to plan your visit around the firing schedule if your pup is sensitive to sounds.

Located just a short drive from the best pet friendly hotels in downtown Savannah, Old Fort Jackson is a convenient and fascinating place to spend a few hours. You can learn all about Savannah’s important military history, take in the stunning river views, and enjoy the open spaces with your dog. It’s definitely worth a visit for any dog owner looking to mix a bit of history with a fun day out!

By: Ashley Fike

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