River Street in Downtown Savannah Georgia
Best things to do in Savannah? Mark down River Street as something not to be missed. The Savannah Waterfront Association is responsible for one of the most fun places to be in Savannah. River Street is located right downtown along West and E. River St. and is truly the heart of the Savannah nightlife and entertainment district. Whether you are staying for the weekend or visiting from in town or around Savannah, River Street makes a perfect place to unwind, catch a play or concert, grab some great eats or simply enjoy the riverfront.
This multifaceted gem along the Savannah River is full of century-old buildings, warehouses, antique shops and distinctive boutiques. Browse a while in some of the fantastic galleries or grab a pint in one of the brewpubs. Considering a fine dining experience? It’s all here at Savannah’s River Street. Want to get out on the water? Feel free to take a dinner cruise for a truly relaxing experience or visit the riverboat cruises for a pedal boat experience that would make any Southerner proud.
Feeling nostalgic? Take in one of the old Savannah tours and become a part of the rich history with historical re-enactors appearing from time to time along the boardwalks and alleys. Your tour guide might even be dressed in a period costume perfect for the occasion.
The River Street Inn is a historical riverfront hotel that’s been around for decades offering travelers, guests and locals alike a unique experience and a taste of yesterday. This is just one of the many hotels and Inns along the riverfront. In addition, there are many dining options, cafés, bistros, shops and more.
- This June enjoy some new events such as the Jukebox Journey at Savannah’s oldest theater with music and performances from the 1940s.
- This Friday, May 31 enjoy the Crawl of the South where we attempt to break the Guinness world record for the largest pub crawl. Currently, the record is held by Kansas City with over 4800 attendees.
You can also attend Savannah Live Theater with Broadway and Motown to Rock and Roll and everything in between. There’s always something happening all summer long.
River Street is a great getaway, either for the night, the weekend or just a leisurely stroll some random afternoon. Want to be even closer to the action? Why not invest in a condo or apartment within walking distance from River Street? Call me for more information on this or just more details about Savannah in general. By U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Southeast Region (DSC_9845 Uploaded by AlbertHerring) [CC-BY-2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons