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River Street

River Street

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404 East Bay Street, Savannah, Georgia 31401
Category: Attractions
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Savannah's Historic River Street

Located in the historic district of Savannah, River Street is a vibrant hot spot situated along the Savannah River. Stroll along the cobble-stone streets to see century-old historic buildings, monuments and attractions that have been converted to antique shops, art galleries, boutiques, pubs, nightspots and wonderful riverfront restaurants. Explore the River Street Marketplace and City Market and see historic landmarks like the Savannah Cotton Exchange. Jump on a riverboat and tour the Port of Savannah while enjoying a romantic candlelit dinner cruise.

Transit -

Free shuttle bus service by Chatham Area Transit, water transportation system with ferries and water taxis

Public Parking -

behind Trade & Convention Center on Hutchinson Island (2 minute ferry ride to River Street)


  • St. Patrick's Day Festival & Parade
  • Fine Arts on the River
  • First Saturday on River street
  • Fourth of July Celebration
  • Craft Brew Fest
  • Oktoberfest
  • Christmas on the River


  • Tourist Shops
  • Dining & Sunday Brunch
  • Riverboat Tours
  • Historic Landmarks
  • Nightlife & Live Music
  • Golfing
  • Charter fishing

Savannah Tours

Explore the unique history and haunting tales of Savannah on one of the city's trolley, walking, or horse drawn tours. Hop on board the Old Town Trolley to explore historic districts and discover the legend and lore that make Savannah one of the most romantic cities in the country. Experience Historic Savannah in style on the Carriage Tours of Savannah, or walk through enchanting squares on the Ghost Talk Ghost Walk. Hop on the Savannah River Queen for a narrated riverboat tour. If you're looking for a kid friendly fun, check out the dolphin and coastal tour adventures.

Savannah's River Street Landmarks

Savannah is a beautiful and historic city with stunning 18th and 19th century architecture, restored homes and historic landmarks and monuments, including Savannah City Hall, US Custom House, Savannah Cotton Exchange, Old Harbor Light, Steamship Savannah Marker, Vietnam Memorial, Waving Girl Statue, Oglethorpe Landing Monument and Liberty Monument. Located on the center of River Street behind City Hall, the Waterfront Historical Marker reminds us of the river's historical significance.


What are my dining options?

Enjoy fresh seafood, local Southern cuisine and festive riverfront dining at Vic's on the River, Fiddlers Crab House, Cobblestone Conch House, Chart House, Huey's Restaurant, Savannah River House Seafood & Bakery, Rocks on the River Modern Grill, and the Shrimp Factory. If a river view is not enough, climb on board the Savannah River Queen riverboat and enjoy dinner cruises and Sunday brunch.

Where can I shop on River Street?

Enjoy shopping in Savannah on historic River Street near the City Market. Along the riverfront, you will find a myriad of stores and shops including art galleries, book stores, fashion boutiques, souvenir shops, craft markets, candy stores and even Harley Davidson. Browse the Village Craftsmen for local art and crafts by Savannah artisans or explore the River Street Marketplace, an international open-air market with Southern charm and 50 shops with unique items from around the world. Find souvenirs at Savannah T's Outlet and Civil War art at True Grits.

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