There’s nothing better than a little retail therapy! Whether you’re on a quest for fashionable clothing or handmade candy, Savannah, Georgia offers an endless source of shops within a fingertip’s reach. Take an afternoon stroll through town where you’ll find local antique stores, boutiques, high-end retailers, and more. If you’re not sure where to start, you’re in luck – our Savannah shopping guide will show you exactly where to go.
Top 5 Savannah Shopping Destinations
1. River Street
Searching for the perfect gift or souvenir? Head to River Street. Overlooking the Savannah River, this cobblestone road offers some of the most delightful shops carrying all kinds of Savannah goodies. You’ll find T-shirts, key chains, jewelry, accessories, and much more. Don’t forget to grab a free sample from River Street Sweets, Savannah’s oldest candy shop!
Tip: Make your way up the historic River Street steps and check out Upper Factors Walk. There are plenty of quaint shops and boutiques to discover there as well.
2. Broughton Street
For some serious Savannah shopping, we recommend spending a few hours on Broughton Street. Here, small thrift shops collide with brand name retailers like H&M, Free People, Banana Republic, and J. Crew. You’ll also find local favorites like the Savannah Bee Company and Leopold’s Ice Cream. Whatever you’re looking for, Broughton Street’s variety has locals and visitors alike shopping all day long.
3. Whitaker Street
Many people come to Savannah in search of local fashion boutiques. If you’re wondering where they’re all hiding, it’s in the city’s Downtown Design District on Whitaker Street, just north of Forsyth Park. Surrounded by gorgeous homes, Whitaker Street boasts many shops that locals adore including Custard Boutique, La Paperie, and One Fish Two Fish. It’s also home to one of the most famous restaurants in town: Mrs. Wilke’s Dining Room.
4. City Market
City Market has been the commercial and social center of Savannah since the early 1700’s. Today, this four-block hub is filled with art galleries, clothing boutiques, and restaurants. It even boasts a candy store and a pet shop. Stop by in the evening and enjoy listening to live music from several of the bars and restaurants nearby.
5. Tanger Outlets
If you want to get out of downtown Savannah for a while, take a short 15-minute drive to Tanger Outlets. This open-air outlet mall opened in the spring of 2015 and has been attracting hundreds of patrons every week since.Tanger is a great place to shop if you’re on a budget; you’ll find all kinds of popular brand name stores with great sales.
Book Your Stay at the Presidents’ Quarters Inn
After you shop ’til you drop, come back to our historic bed and breakfast and unwind. You can relax in one of our comfortable guest rooms or join us for wine and hors d’oeuvres on the patio. With a close proximity to the best Savannah shopping spots, our inn is an ideal destination for bargain hunters and shopaholics alike. We look forward to having you!
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