"Camilla" -- A PG-13 adventure film about the friendship between an aspiring musician and a quixotic older woman. Filmed in Savannah with shots of Tybee Island. (Teens)
"Forrest Gump" -- Now a classic showcase of advances in cinematography, this epic tale of an ordinary man who falls into extraordinary situations was filmed partly in Savannah. (Pre-Teens and Up)
"Swamp Thing" -- A research scientist is turned into a swamp creature because of his own experiment gone awry. Kids will enjoy this super-cheesy sci-fi love story filmed partly in Savannah. (Pre-Teens and Up)
Southern Grits Casserole -- Buy instant grits at the store and introduce the family to southern comfort food.
Cookie Spooks -- Savannah is known for its ghost-filled history. Prepare for the haunted trolley ride with these creepy cookies, and bring them with you on the trip.
"P Is for Peach: A Georgia Alphabet" by Carol Crane -- Rich illustrations bring the Okefenokee Swamp and other local highlights to vibrant life. (Ages 2-8)
"G Is for Georgia" by E.J. Sullivan -- Take a picture-perfect trip through sites you'll be visiting. (Ages 4-8)
"The Other Side" by Jacqueline Woodson -- Gently handles the topic of friendship despite racial differences in the South (Ages 4-8)
"Delivering Justice: W.W. Law and the Fight for Civil Rights" by Jim Haskins -- Give kids some historical background with this inspirational biography of a mail carrier who stood up for civil rights in the '60s. (Ages 4 to 8)
"Daisy and the Girl Scouts: The Story of Juliette Gordon Low" by Fern G. Brown -- Young girls will be charmed by the woman from Savannah who started the famous female troop. (Ages 9 to 12)
"Forgotten Tunnel: A Savannah Mystery" by Nancie M. Clark -- Savannah's famously spooky past is the perfect backdrop for this thriller. (Ages 9 to 12)
"Little Ship Under Full Sail" by Janie Lynn Panagopoulos -- This historical novel is based on the true story of Juliette Gordon Low's great grandmother's capture by Seneca Indians. (Ages 9 to 12)
"The Civil War for Kids: A History with 21 Activities" by Janis Herbert -- Kids get a hands-on understanding of the historic south with exercises from battle reenactments to recipes. Great for groups. (Ages 9-12)
"Savannah Spectres: And Other Strange Tales" by Margaret Wayt Debolt -- Seventy fact-based stories of Savannah's haunted history, including African voodoo, pirates, and psychics. (Ages 15 and Up)
"Georgia Ghosts" by Nancy Roberts -- Amateur ghost-hunters will have a ball creating an itinerary of Savannah's most haunted spots. (Ages 15 and Up)
Beach Bag -- Have the kids use old towels to make their own totes for visiting Tybee Island.
Backseat Box -- Little pack rats will have just as much fun making these as they will using the goodies inside during long car rides.
Parrots for Pirates -- To get ready for the Pirate House, have kids create their own feathery sidekick.