River Street Shopping Self-Guided Tour, Savannah

River Street Shopping Self-Guided Tour, Savannah
You can follow this self-guided walking tour to explore the attractions listed below. How it works: download the iOS app "Savannah Map and Walks" on iTunes App Store or the Android app "Savannah Map and Walks" on Google Play. The app turns your mobile device into a personal tour guide and its built-in GPS navigation functions guide you from one tour stop to next. The app works offline so no data plan is needed when traveling abroad.

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The story of Savannah's River Street begins in 1733 with General James Edward Oglethorpe, who landed on the bank of the Savannah River and founded the American colony of Georgia. Today cobble-stoned River Street serves as a wonderful place that caters to a variety of interests. Marketplaces, stores, galleries... This walking tour will let you enjoy watching the ships and boats in the harbor all while shopping!

River Street Shopping Self-Guided Tour Map

Guide Name: River Street Shopping Self-Guided Tour
Guide Location: USA » Savannah (See other walking tours in Savannah)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 7
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 0.8 km
Author: hollyg
Village Craftsmen

1) Village Craftsmen

The Village Craftsmen is a gallery of original arts and crafts. It is a great place to find beautiful handicrafts made by the best artisans in Georgia. There are also historic photos, studio pottery, decorative paintings and a great many other exciting things available for purchase.

Hours: Monday-Sunday 10:00 am – 5:00...   view more
River Street Sweets

2) River Street Sweets

River Street Sweets is probably the best candy and sweets store in all of Georgia. There is so much candy to choose from that you can easily get lost in the rows. Sweets's baked goods and ice creams are also all extremely tasty, so save room to try some!

Hours: Monday-Sunday 9:00 am – 11:00...   view more
True Grits

3) True Grits

True Grits is a beautiful and cozy store that will delight you with items pertaining to the history of the South. It has an amazing collection of Civil War artifacts for you to admire! There is also nautical art and other valuable artifacts available at the...   view more
Gallery 209

4) Gallery 209

Gallery 209 opened in 1976 and holds a unique collection of sculptures, paintings, gold and silver jewelry, and pottery made by Savannah artists. The Cotton Warehouse, built in the 1820s, serves as the gallery's home. The gallery also holds limited-edition reproductions for true connoisseurs of art.

Hours: Monday-Sunday 10:30 am – 9:00...   view more
Savannah's Candy Kitchen

5) Savannah's Candy Kitchen

Savannah's Candy Kitchen is the largest candy and sweets shop in all of the South! The Candy Kitchen will surprise you by making some of the candy in front of your very eyes. The store has a great selection, and you are guaranteed to not leave disappointed!

Hours: Monday-Friday: 8 a.m.- 5...   view more
River Street Marketplace

6) River Street Marketplace (must see)

The River Street Marketplace reflects Savannah citizens' love for the history of their city. The view from the marketplace opens up to show ships as they pass by. The shops at the marketplace offer a variety of goods with a bit of unique Southern charm and hospitality thrown in for...   view more
Savannah T's Outlet

7) Savannah T's Outlet

Savannah T's Outlet is a unique shop that offers not only a large assortment of T-shirts, but also high-quality souvenirs and handicrafts. Here you can also find wonderful handcrafted Sheila Houses that will please both kids and...   view more


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