Florida boasts some of the best shopping in the nation, with a huge number of malls to satisfy the needs of every shopper. Florida malls range from prestigious luxury shopping centers to colossal discount outlets, with both indoor and
outdoor settings, but they all have one thing in common: great shopping. Here’s a list of must-shop malls across Florida.
Mall at Millenia, Orlando
This mall is a mix of high to low retail stores, but what really draws people is the unique experience. Featuring tempting restaurants and lively nightlife, this is the place to see and be seen in Orlando.
Bal Harbour Shops, Miami
Arguably the ritziest shopping spot in Florida, you can often spot celebrities at this glamorous indoor-outdoor mall. Packed with major designers such as Chanel, it is a luxury shopper's dream.
Sawgrass Mills, Sunrise
Experience budget shopping at its biggest and best at this impressive Fort Lauderdale area outlet mall. Sawgrass Mills is the largest outlet center in the U.S., providing more than 350 name-brand outlet retail stores.
Premium Outlets, Orlando
Orlando boasts two major outlet malls, making it the top spot for budget shopping in Central Florida. Both malls are called the Orlando Premium Outlets, and both are located just a few miles down the highway from one another.
The Falls, Miami
Walk the winding path through the waterfalls (hence the name) at this outdoor mall. You may find yourself simply enjoying the stroll, but the center also boasts a variety of mid-range stores to browse.
The Florida Mall, Orlando
Boasting six department stores and almost 2 million square feet, the Florida Mall truly has something for everyone with a huge mix of low and mid-range retail stores.
The Gardens Mall, Palm Beach Gardens
Picturesque, expansive and featuring the only H&M in South Florida, this mall is often hailed as the best on the east coast.
Shopping Town Center is a great way to spend the afternoon if you are in Boca Raton. This large, indoor mall is not only beautiful, but it is also full of mid and high retailers.
Silver Sands Factory Stores, Destin
The crown jewel of budget shopping in northwest Florida, Silver Sands is a must-shop for bargain-hunting vacationers in this beach paradise.
St. Johns Town Center, Jacksonville
By far one of the top shopping spots in North Florida, this outdoor mall boasts a variety of high to low retail stores, and is a destination for dining and nightlife.
Waterside Shops, Naples
Aventura Mall, Aventura
Considered by some to be the biggest and best indoor shopping mall in South Florida, its more than 300 stores provide something for the luxury and mid-range shopper alike.
International Plaza, Tampa
The crown jewel shopping center on Florida’s west coast, International Plaza is not just a mall, it’s a destination. This gorgeous, upscale mall also boasts tons of restaurants and nightlife.
Pier Park, Panama City Beach
Located right across the street from the beach, this outdoor mall has tons of stores and restaurants, and even an amusement park known as Miracle Strip. Its brightly colored buildings add to the festive, coastal ambience.
St. Augustine Outlet Malls, St. Augustine
The top spots for outlet shopping in northeast Florida, St. Augustine Premium Outlets and St. Augustine Outlets feature retailers that range from low to high. Sitting across I-95 from each other, they’re easy to spot right off the highway.
Westshore Plaza, Tampa
Another favorite mall in Tampa, this indoor shopping center has tons of great stores and is the area's best option for budget shoppers.
Coconut Point Mall, Estero
Coconut Point is a gorgeous, sprawling outdoor shopping center in Estero, just south of Fort Myers, featuring your favorite clothing and accessory retailers combined with big box staples such as Super Target.