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Historic River Street, Savannah

#5 of 306 in Things to do in Savannah
Must see · Landmark · Tourist Spot
Enjoy a riverfront stroll under the shade of magnificent live oaks along Historic River Street. Located in the heart of Savannah’s historic district, the street features an alluring mix of 19th-century architecture, picturesque plazas, and trendy boutiques and eateries, all lining the beautiful Savannah River. Peruse the fine art galleries and antique shops housed inside restored cotton warehouses before retiring for a riverside meal at a local bistro. See the city from the water by catching a river cruise in the harbor. If you have a sweet tooth, stop by the well-known River Street Sweets to try the world-famous pralines or fresh saltwater taffy. For travelers who use our custom trip planner, Savannah holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Historic River Street and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • lots of shops for your touristy souvenirs. Great place to grab something to eat for dinner or lunch and people watch.  more »
  • My favorite part of our visit to Savannah was our walk along the historic river front. So enjoyed the architect, the monuments, the ships/boats on the river, the gift shops, and so much more. Some.....  more »
  • Have loved this place since I was a child. Now I'm a bit older and still love it. It is my home. Born here proud to be from here. Never a shortage of things to do or see.
  • An amazing place for a walk and some beer. The place has really good shops that you’d want to check out. Do visit this during night as well. This street is a must visit if you’re planning to visit Savannah.

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