Are you looking for that special something to remember your Savannah vacation? Visit a gift shop! Our city has countless souvenir stores that carry unique items not found anywhere else. From local artwork to sweet Georgia honey, you’re sure to find the perfect present for friends, family, and you! Here are some of our favorite Savannah gift shops.
Top 5 Savannah Gift Shops
1. Savannah Bee Company
With locations on Brighton Street, River Street, and Johnny Mercer Boulevard, Savannah Bee Co. is a must-visit in Savannah. It was founded by Georgia native Ted Dennard and is one of the most popular manufacturers of honey-related products in the nation. The Broughton Street store boasts a wide assortment of bottled honey, including tupelo, wildflower, and orange blossom. They also have lip balms, hand creams, soaps, gift items, and more. Feel free to bring the kids and enjoy browsing while they let loose in the honeycomb-shaped children’s area.
2. Sweet Tea Home and Gifts
A favorite among locals, Sweet Tea Home and Gifts offers an array of items for the home including pillows, lamps, candles, and decorative pieces. There’s also a lovely selection of jewelry and bath and body products. We promise you’ll spend more than a few minutes wandering around this charming shop in the Historic District.
The talented artists of Savannah College of Art and Design operate ShopSCAD, a retail gallery on Bull Street. This store delights window shoppers, tourists, and fine art collectors of all ages. You’ll find everything from jewelry and décor to pottery and photography, all designed by students and alumni. Some items have even been featured in prestigious magazines like Vogue and Woman’s Day.
4. The Cottage Shop
Set in an 18th-century house, The Cottage Shop is Savannah’s premier gift boutique. Its success is largely attributed to the kindhearted staff who go above and beyond making suggestions, wrapping gifts, and shipping items. You’ll love browsing the shop’s six rooms overflowing with fine china and crystal, home décor, linens, and unique local art.
5. Starlight Pottery
Looking for a more personalized gift? Create your own at the Starlight Pottery art studio in Midtown Savannah! You can choose from a wide selection of unfinished pottery, jot down your desired paint colors, and begin painting. Once finished, the store will fire and glaze your piece. Prices are all-inclusive and range from $2 for smaller items to $50 for larger, more intricate pieces. The shop also offers additional activities like canvas painting and clay hand-building. It’s perfect for a fun day out in Savannah!
Book Your Stay at the Presidents’ Quarters Inn
After you shop ’til you drop, come home to our historic bed and breakfast and unwind. You can rest up 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 gift shops, our inn is an ideal destination for bargain hunters and shopaholics alike. We look forward to seeing your treasures!
For even more retail therapy, check out our Savannah shopping guide.