The Great Slow Travel Gathering

The inaugural Great Slow Travel gathering happened in Savannah, Georgia April 4-6, 2008 bringing together community members from all over the US, Canada, and other parts of the world.

See the Gathering Forum on the Slow Travel message board for discussions about the gathering.

Visit Slowphotos to view photos of this amazing weekend!

The Gathering Weekend

The weekend itinerary: Planned activities where members had an opportunity to spend time with good friends met before and to connect with others in person for the very first time in the largest GTG in the history of Slow Travel.

Optional activities: coming soon

List of attendees: coming soon

Photo albums: coming soon


Where to Stay in Savannah: Recommended accommodations (hotels, B&Bs and rentals) where you can more easily connect with other Slow Travelers. Links to resources for other accommodations in the Savannah area.

Get to Know Savannah

About Savannah: Find out more about this fascinating historic city, including online tours, photos and weather information.

Out and about and around Savannah: Travel Guide with places of interest, tours, and day trips.

Random Facts About Savannah: Travel notes from the countdown

Savannah Google Map: An important resource to help you understand Savannah, showing accommodations, restaurants, points of interest.

Eating in Savannah: Restaurant lists and reviews (including Jan's reviews).


Getting To and Around Savannah: How to get to Savannah by plane, train and car; local transportation options.


Gathering Committee: The ladies behind the gathering.

Door Prizes: Donors, contributors and winners!

Come to the Great Slow Travel Gathering and meet all the people you talk to on the message board!

Wormsloe State Park

Wormsloe State Park

Lafayette Square

Lafayette Square

Savannah Trolley Tour

Savannah Trolley Tour

Owens-Thomas House

Owens-Thomas House

Photos from Savannah Visit, used with permission.

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