Take a break from shopping, and cool off with one of these sweet treats.

If shopping in Florida leaves you craving something cold and sweet, then you’ve come to the right place. We know just where to go for tasty treats in these eight shopping scenes.

Bradenton Beach

Newly restored Bridge Street is home to one-of-a-kind shops that offer an unusual blend of arts and crafts.

Signature Treat: All the ice cream at Joe’s Eats & Sweets is homemade and delicious, but don’t miss the Key Lime Cheesecake.

St. Petersburg

Downtown’s Beach Drive features world-class museums and galleries, and dining for every taste and budget.

Signature Treat: Paciugo serves up creative flavors, including Chocolate Jalapeño gelato.

Sanibel Island

Along Periwinkle Way, you’ll find unique retail options to satisfy every shopper’s tastes.

Signature Treat: Check out Pinocchio’s World-Famous Sanibel Krunch: homemade vanilla ice cream with toasted coconut, chocolate and mixed nuts.

Miami Beach

Collins Avenue in South Beach is a hip shopping area where people go to see and be seen. Scenic views of the beach are an added bonus.

Signature Treat: Everyone raves about Frieze Ice Cream Factory’s lychee sorbet.

Key West

Get in the action on Duval Street, home to merchants selling everything from scuba gear to Cuban art.

Signature Treat: Flamingo Crossing is a staple on the island, and its Mangrove Walnut and Honey ice cream is not to be missed.


You’ll find streets lined with more than 50 one-of-a-kind stores that make for a relaxed, unhurried stroll.

Signature Treat: Dawson’s Yogurt features Yobe brand yogurt, including Sour Power, a favorite with kids.


Waterford Lakes is an outdoor shopping center with virtually every store you could possibly need – from Target to Ulta to T.J. Maxx.

Signature Treat: At the N2 Ice Cream Factory, ice cream and toppings are mixed in a metal bowl and blasted with liquid nitrogen for an arctic twist.

West Palm Beach

CityPlace, a shopping, dining and entertainment center, features a movie theater and a variety of stores that will please any shopper.

Signature Treat: Sloan’s is known for its colorful atmosphere and “The Kitchen Sink,” filled with every goody in stock and served in – what else? – a small kitchen sink.