The old adage “shop till you drop” takes on a renewed spirit in Savannah, where shops and boutiques adorn every corner of the Historic District fueling American’s favorite vacation past time – shopping.
Savannah’s diverse population has helped create an eclectic blend of shopping, celebrating everything from traditional antiques to Bohemian-styled arts and apparel. Broughton Street and City Market’s shopping appeals to the trendsetting eccentric who has a flare for the dramatic while appreciating the latest themes in fashion, home furnishings and gourmet fare. A myriad of quirky boutiques, gifts and home décor shops, along with national name brand stores designate these shopping areas.
Savannah is one of America’s most diverse shopping communities where treasures of old are awaiting to be unearthed at one of the many antique shops and vintage boutiques in the Historic District. Savannah’s antique shops appeal to the traditionalist whose passion for history and customs of old are expressed through the love of antiques. Vast collections of 18th and 19th century English and American furnishings, period paintings, architectural iron and vintage books and maps can be discovered as you explore the streets of Savannah peeking into her more than 60 antique shops.
Those looking for some funky fashions or that “must-have” knickknack can benefit from the artistic soul of Savannah that has turned one time Savannah of College Art and Design Students in to entrepreneurs
Visit Savannah’s Historic River Street and explore candy shops, art galleries and a number of nautical-themed apparel and gift stores. Old cotton warehouse and cobblestone sidewalks are the setting for shopping along Savannah’s most famous street where ships glide up the Savannah River and people watching is a spectator sport. River Street’s cafés and pubs offer great cuisine, regional libations and exciting nightlife after the day’s shopping is done.
The Southside of Savannah is home to two malls and a blend of shopping plazas with your choice of national brands. Savannah’s malls are great places for family outings with shopping food and activities for kids.