Posted on January 26, 2012 by linda
Located along the expansive Savannah River, Savannah, Georgia, rich in heritage and southern charm, has become one of the country’s most popular vacation destinations, with over 6 million visitors each year. As you explore all Savannah has to offer, be sure to head over to the historic and beautiful Savannah River Street for a day of shopping. The cobblestone street, lined with quaint and charming storefronts, runs alongside the Savannah River, offering plenty of choices for your shopping excursion.
On the east end of Savannah’s River Street visitors will find the River Street Market Place, a unique shopping experience with over 50 shops to browse. Each shop is different, offering one of a kind items from around the world. If you need a break from your shopping pop into Belford’s of Savannah for some baked brie and a glass of wine while you watch ships from around the world sail into one of the busiest ports in America. After enjoying a moment of relaxation, head toward the west end of River Street to find charming boutiques selling everything from clothing to distinctive items to decorate your home.
The quaint shops, selling unique one of a kind items aren’t the only places to visit during a trip to River Street. The fabulous restaurants along River Street offer visitors an assortment of dining choices sure to leave a lasting impression. The restaurants on River Street offer a large selection of dishes, to satisfy anyone’s taste. Visitors can enjoy Caribbean and Cajun cuisine, authentic New Orleans Creole, a variety of seafood dishes or steak. If you have a picky eater among your group, Rocks on the River Modern Grill offers a menu of American comfort foods in a comfortable, casual atmosphere.
If you’re looking for dinning experience to write home about, check out the Savannah Riverboat cruises. While you enjoy an assortment of gourmet cuisine, the Savannah River Queen, cruises along the scenic Savannah River. After dinner, guests are treated live entertainment, and a chance to show off their dance moves. If dancing isn’t your thing, you can head up to the third deck to take in the amazing sites and sounds of Savannah.
With its vast selection of shops to visit and restaurants offering a diverse menu of cuisine for every taste bud, River Street in Savannah is a spot not to miss.