The best places to go shopping in Savannah come in a wide range of choices and variety. Whether you’re looking to browse small boutique stores and antique shops or want to grab items from your favorite designers, Savannah has tons of options for any shopper. Get lost along cobblestone streets and browse the array of items on display through each shop window.

    Savannah is a charming small city in northern Georgia. With 22 squares, a waterfront area, plenty of beautifully preserved buildings and an abundance of Spanish moss, the streets of Savannah are great to roam and enjoy some retail therapy. Just take a look at our pick of the best places to go shopping for some ideas of where to start.


    Broughton Street

    For some of the best boutique shopping in Savannah

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    Broughton Street is one of the most popular shopping streets in downtown Savannah. Located in the historic district, just a few blocks from the river, this street has everything from funky jewelry stores and local markets to brand name shops and art galleries.

    For a truly unique find, stop by one of the most popular stores – the flagship location for the Savannah Bee Company. This small store features delicious raw honey, soothing lip balms and charming gift sets. Another favorite shop on Broughton Street is The Paris Market, a boutique featuring some great antiques and unique jewelry.


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    City Market

    A historic market with some of the best art in the city

    • Shoppers
    • Nightlife
    • History

    City Market has been a popular hub in the heart of Savannah since the early 18th century. Taking up 4 full blocks between Ellis Square and Franklin Square, City Market offers a unique open-air shopping experience right downtown. Housed inside a restored warehouse, this market is filled with restaurants, art galleries, and boutique shops, and is a great place to enjoy live music at night.

    For art lovers, there are 4 beautiful galleries to explore. But if you’re looking for a more unique experience, head upstairs to their Art Center, where you’ll be able to browse local artists’ rotating exhibits and maybe even catch a glimpse of an artist at work.

    Location: 219 W Bryan St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA

    Open: Monday–Wednesday from 10 am to 6 pm, Thursday–Saturday from 10 am to 8 pm, Sunday from 1 pm to 5 pm

    Phone: +1 912-232-4903


    Whitaker Street

    A charming street lined with local fashion boutiques

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    Often referred to as the Downtown Design District, Whitaker Street is a luxurious shopping destination just north of Forsyth Park. Running through the center of downtown from north to south, Whitaker Street is hard to miss when wandering the historic district and is a great place to explore some of the best local fashion boutiques in the city.

    Along the street, you’ll find some of the most elegant shops in Savannah. Some favorites include Custard Boutique with seasonal chic clothing, French Knot for custom embroidery and La Paperie, a one-stop-shop for stationery and wedding invitations.


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    Tanger Outlets

    A huge outlet mall for bargain hunting

    • Shoppers
    • Food

    Tanger Outlets is a large outdoor mall with almost 100 brand-name stores, located just 15 minutes west of downtown Savannah. The outlets are a great destination if you’re looking for the fashion industry’s best finds at a discount. Some popular retailers include Vera Bradley, Polo Ralph Lauren, Off Broadway Shoes, Nike, and Abercrombie & Fitch.

    Dining-wise, you’ll find some delicious restaurants like Johnny Rockets and Panda Express or, if you’re looking to grab a sweet treat while you shop, head over to Krispy Kreme or Auntie Anne’s. Its outdoor layout with tons of park benches make the outlets easy to navigate and a great place to stretch your legs for a relaxing afternoon.

    Location: 200 Tanger Outlets Blvd, Pooler, GA 31322, USA

    Open: Daily from 10 am to 7 pm

    Phone: +1 912-348-3125


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    Oglethorpe Mall

    A large indoor mall near downtown Savannah

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    Oglethorpe Mall is one of the biggest malls in Savannah, with over 100 stores, a food court and a handful of sit-down dining options. Located just 15 minutes south of downtown, Oglethorpe is a great place to escape the hustle and bustle of the city for an afternoon and enjoy some retail therapy.

    This beautifully updated mall has everything from massive department stores to smaller brand-name shops that will keep you busy browsing for hours. If you’re looking for a bite to eat, head over to the food court which has plenty of cuisines to satisfy any craving like Chick fil A, Kreole Kitchen, Sarku Japan, and Sbarro.

    Location: 7804 Abercorn Extention, Savannah, GA 31406, USA

    Open: Monday–Saturday from 11 am to 7 pm, Sunday from 12 pm to 6 pm

    Phone: +1 912-629-2800


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    Shops at Sandfly

    For a relaxing afternoon browsing trendy shops

    • Shoppers
    • Food

    The Shops at Sandfly offer a unique shopping experience with a wide variety of stores ranging from boutiques to trendy restaurants. Located 15 minutes southeast of downtown and a minute down the road from the Wormsloe Historic Site, these shops are a hidden gem in the suburbs. If you’re looking for a bite to eat, head to Cutter’s Point, a relaxed coffee shop with freshly bakery items, or go to the Driftaway Café, a local favorite for seafood dishes.

    Make sure to stop by one of the most visited stores, the locally owned Sandfly Market Place. This huge antique store has a constantly rotating selection of vintage jewelry, old-fashioned furniture and one-of-a-kind knick-knacks that people drive from all over to browse.

    Location: Sidaway Rd, Savannah, GA 31406, USA

    Open: Daily from 9 am to 6 pm

    Phone: +1 904-731-8806


    Abercorn Walk

    Trendy outdoor shopping south of downtown

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    Abercorn Walk is an upscale shopping mall located south of downtown, between White Bluff Rd and Abercorn St. If you’re looking for a brand-new outfit or just wanting to grab some fun accessories for your kitchen, the shops at Abercorn are a dream to browse.

    Here you’ll find chic retailers like White House Black Market, Loft and Chico’s, which offer fashionable options for women, and Jos. A Bank, the ideal shop for the well-dressed man. At the very end of the walk is Fresh Market, a gourmet grocery store that’s great for grabbing a few ingredients for a picnic in one of Savannah’s squares and parks.

    Location: 5525 Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31405, USA

    Open: Monday–Saturday 10 am to 6 pm, Sunday 12 pm to 5.30 pm


    Starland District

    Quirky shops in Savanah’s art district

    • Shoppers

    Starland District is the heart of the arts scene in Savannah, with tons of small boutiques and tiny art galleries. Located along Bull Street, this district runs through most of downtown and is truly a hub for art and music in the city.

    Walk along Bull Street and discover eclectic stores like the Habersham Antiques & Collectibles Market, which features collectables from over 70 dealers in the area. Another great find is Starlandia Creative Supplies, which sells both new and used art supplies, offering discounts if you bring any supplies you don’t need anymore.


    River Street Market Place

    Awesome souvenir shops along the river

    • Shoppers
    • Food
    • Couples

    Savannah’s downtown district runs along the Savannah River and some of the most popular shops and restaurants sit right at River Street Market Place. The selection covers a very wide range. You’ll find quirky stores like The Peanut Shop, featuring more than 50 varieties of hand-roasted peanuts. There are also unique shops like True Grits, which sells Civil War artifacts.

    Grab a bite to eat at one of their beautiful waterfront restaurants or snag a Savannah T-shirt or magnet for an awesome way to spend your evening in this quaint southern city.

    Location: 502 E River St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA

    Open: Sunday–Thursday from 10 am to 7 pm, Friday–Saturday from 10 am to 8 pm

    Phone: +1 912-629-2647


    Wright Square

    A historic square filled with incredible antique shops

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    Wright Square is the second-oldest square in the Savannah, located on Bull Street and nestled between the Savannah River and Forsyth Park. While every square in the city is surrounded by local boutiques, the shops around Wright Square are some of the most beautiful in downtown.

    Here you’ll find tons of original stores like Oliver Bentley’s, a shop selling organic dog treats, Magnolia’s, a gift shop with funky gifts, and The Olfactory, a store selling old-fashioned soaps and teas. If you happen to be there in December, you might just catch the vacation open house where shops surrounding Wright Square stay open late and showcase their unique goods.

    Location: Bull St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA

    Victoria Zelefsky | Contributing Writer

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