Where to stay, eat, and shop on River Street
Where to stay: Rates at The Olde Harbour Inn start at $169;800/553-6533 or oldeharbourinn.com. Ratesat The River Street Inn start at $149; 800/253-4229 or riverstreetinn.com. Ratesat The Hyatt Regency start at $145; 800/233-1234 or hyattregencysavannah.com.
The perfect meal: Seafood bisque followed by a half-pound ofpeel-your-own shrimp at The Shrimp Factory (313 East River Street).Finish with a slice of Key lime pie; 912/236-4229 or theshrimpfactory.com.
Where to shop: Check out Savannah Candy Kitchen (225 RiverStreet), a kid's paradise; 912/233-8411 or savannahcandy.com. Fortrains, flags, and unusual toys, step into Savannah Sails &Rails; 912/232-7201. Washed Ashore carries a variety of nauticaland coastal gift items; 912/234-6100. True Grits is for thekitsch-inclined shopper; 912/234-8006. River Street Marketplacehouses 30-some vendors; 912/220-9100 or riverstreetmarketplace.com.