Jones St. in Savannah, Georgia is widely considered the city’s most beautiful street. With brick-lined paths, historic homes, and the warm glow of gas lanterns, it offers an unbeatable view of the city’s rich past.

Where is Jones Street?

A view of the historic row houses along Jones St

Spanning a bit over 1 mile, Jones St. stretches from West Boundary Street to Broad Street—right near the center of the historic district. It’s just a few blocks north of Forsyth Park.

What’s special about Jones St?

This charming street stands as a destination in itself, offering a picturesque setting for a stroll or photo op. It maintains the outward characteristics of an older era in Savannah’s history, from 1850s row houses to Gilded Age mansions.

Featuring dozens of historic homes with ornate stoops, staircases, and gardens, Jones is the prettiest street in Savannah. 

1. The historic brick streets and sidewalks

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As you stroll across Jones Street, you truly step over its history. Known for its wide brick-paved streets and sidewalks, the western half of the street is still paved with its original red vitrified bricks, while the eastern half is paved with asphalt blocks.

2. An archway of live oak trees

The street is also famous for its moss-draped Southern live oaks that line the street, giving the street a beautiful arch-like appearance. These centuries-old trees are native to the southeast and remain green throughout the winter.

3.     World-class shops and restaurants


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Since it’s in the heart of the historic district, Jones Street is surrounded by famous shops, restaurants, and watering holes:

  •  Jones and Bull, for the best antiques and found objects in the city.
  • One-Fish Two-Fish, one of the top Savannah boutiques featuring gifts and fashion from around the world.
  • Nourish Savannah, a bath and body gift shop with handcrafted lotions, fizzes, and more.
  • Gryphon Tea Room, a classic American café with lunch, brunch, and tea; set in the historic Scottish Rite building.
  • Clary’s, Savannah’s world famous breakfast spot and diner.
  • Mrs. Wilkes, for family-style soul food served at a former boarding house at 107 West Jones.
  • Crystal Beer Parlor, a historic bar dating back to the early 1930s.

Where to stay near Jones Street

We recommend staying near Jones Street, so you’ll be able to walk to the best restaurants, shopping, and nightlife that Savannah has to offer.

The House on Taylor is right in the heart of it all in Taylor Square, just a block away from Jones Street. 

With newly renovated private suites and luxe amenities that make you feel like a local, this inn offers private suites where you can rejuvenate after a busy day.

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