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Florida boasts some of the best shopping in the nation, ranging 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.
Northwest | Northeast | Central West | Orlando | Central East | Southwest | Southeast
Northwest Florida Malls and Outlets
10562 Emerald Coast Pkwy., Destin, FL
The crown jewel of budget shopping in northwest Florida, Silver Sands is a must-shop for bargain-hunting vacationers in this beach paradise.
Destin’s Silver Sands Premium Outlets draws sun-worshippers off the nearby white-sand beaches for a day of shopping. In fact, Silver Sands is a draw for vacationers and locals all along the Panhandle. Shop for sunglasses at Oakley Vault and Solstice and beach apparel at any number of places, including PacSun.
5100 N 9th Ave, Pensacola, FL 32504-8769
Cordova Mall is the largest and most upscale shopping center in the Pensacola area. Anchored by Belk, Dillard's, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Best Buy, Bed Bath and Beyond and World Market, Cordova Mall also features more than 120 specialty stores including H&M, Carter's/Osh Kosh B'Gosh, LOFT, Chico's, Jos. A Bank, Sephora, The Buckle and Old Navy. Looking for a wonderful meal to go with your day of shopping? Pieology, Panera Bread, Red Robin and Moe's Southwest Grill are some of the marvelous dining options at Cordova Mall.
600 Pier Park Dr., Panama City Beach
Located near 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.
Northeast Florida Malls and Outlets
4663 River City Dr., Jacksonville, FL
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.
500 Outlet Mall Blvd. St. Augustine, FL 32084
At St. Augustine Outlets, you’ll find savings of up to 65 percent off at premier brand name stores like Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH, Michael Kors, Talbots, Dooney & Bourke, H&M, Old Navy Outlet, Christopher & Banks, St. John, New York and Company, Francesca's, Guess and Lucky Brand Jeans. St. Augustine Outlets serves the Jacksonville region and calls historic St. Augustine, FL ,home.
2700 State Road 16, St. Augustine
It must be sheer coincidence that St. Augustine Premium Outlets is home to some pretty old stores, too - not the physical storefronts themselves but the retail roots, which go back as far as 1818 when Brooks Brothers got its start in New York City. Other elder statesmen among the 75 stores are Clarks shoes (1825) and Levi’s (1853). Don’t worry, the inventory is all from this century.
Central West Florida Malls and Outlets
2300 Grand Cypress Drive, Lutz, FL 33559-6824
Looking for something fun to do around Tampa? Tampa Premium Outlets are just 30 minutes from local attractions like Busch Gardens, ZooTampa at Lowry Park, and the Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI).
The brand new Tampa Premium Outlets draws shoppers from all over the Tampa Bay area to its large collection of designer stores, including Armani, Ann Taylor, Calvin Klein, Ralph Lauren and his Polo line, and Tommy Hilfiger. And there are about 100 more stores to browse through.
250 Westshore Plaza, Tampa, FL
Another favorite mall in Tampa, this indoor shopping center has tons of great stores and is the area's best option for budget shoppers.
2223 North West Shore Blvd., Tampa, FL
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.
6901 22nd Ave N, St Petersburg, FL 33710-3936
Discover the convenience of shopping at Tyrone Square located just 4 miles from the beautiful Gulf Beaches in St. Petersburg.
5461 Factory Shops Blvd, Ellenton, FL 34222-4100
Bradenton houses the sprawling, 130-store open-air Ellenton Premium Outlets. Just off Interstate 75 east of Bradenton, look for the way-bigger-than-life-size hockey player bursting through the wall at Ellenton Ice and Sports Complex. How cool, literally, that the kids can skate on ice while you shop for clothes, clothes, clothes.
Orlando Florida Malls and Outlets
4200 Conroy Rd., Orlando, FL
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.
8001 S Orange Blossom Trail, Orlando, FL
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.
4951 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819-9439
Orlando International Premium Outlets has unmatched visibility from its perch close to where super-busy Interstate 4 and the Florida Turnpike meet. You’ll find that Michael Kors handbag here, plus other designer duds from Kate Spade and Donna Karan. This complex boasts a whopping 180 stores, including two that seem more appropriate where the climate is colder. Zumiez and Burton specialize in snowboarding shoes, clothes and other equipment. Zumiez has skateboarding clothes, too.
Another interesting store is Kipling, a popular store for casual bags, purses and totes. Born in Antwerp, Belgium, in 1987, Kipling is the place to snag luggage, too. An extra suitcase might come in handy to stash your new bounty for the trip home.
8200 Vineland Ave, Orlando, FL 32821-6811
Another Florida outlet mall that offers plenty of stores and a break from the thrill rides of area theme parks is the Orlando Vineland Premium Outlets. Close as it is to the Disney World complex, no one will bat an eye if you are shopping in your Mickey ears. In fact, it might just be expected. There are 150 stores in this Mediterranean-inspired shopping village. Eagled-eyed bargain hunters can hit pay dirt by being persistent. Shoppers on social media report finding Coach bags for under $100 and Vera Bradley totes for less than $20.
15657 S Apopka Vineland Road, Orlando, FL, 32821-6316
For great shopping even closer to Disney is Lake Buena Vista Factory Stores, a complex of 43 shops that sells anything you might have forgotten at home: sunglasses, comfortable shoes, Florida-ready shorts and tops, plus hats to keep the sun off your head. All of these items are part of the necessary uniform for theme park (and beach) excursions.
Central East Florida Malls and Outlets
1100 Cornerstone Blvd., Daytona Beach, FL 32117
Like a snowbird seeking warm weather, head south on I-95 to find more outlets malls. It’s not long before you come to Tanger Outlets, near the Daytona International Speedway. Tanger opened in late 2016 and its complex of 75 stores definitely has a sparkly vibe. Besides the designer stores grown-up shoppers expect from outlet malls, there’s something for the little ones: a splash zone. It’s a good idea to pack sunscreen and towels in a tote bag when you bring the kids to Tanger.
Southwest Florida Malls and Outlets
5415 Tamiami Trl. N., Naples, FL
My vote for prettiest mall in Florida, this outdoor mall is stocked with all of your usual favorites, but with the added atmospheric bonus of shopping in a lush, tropical paradise.
23106 Fashion Dr., Estero, FL
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.
10801 Corkscrew Rd., Estero, FL 33928
Miromar Outlets features more than 140 stores for apparel, footwear, home furnishings and housewares, jewelry, specialty, luggage and food and beverages, including Ford’s Garage, a burger-rific diner with the vibe of a 1920s service station. Shoppers can also nosh on French pastries, Italian specialties and Norman Love Confections..
20350 Summerlin Road, Fort Myers, FL 33908
Southeast Florida Malls and Outlets
12801 West Sunrise Blvd., Sunrise, FL
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.
Just on the western border of the Everglades, outside of Plantation, FL, sits the majestic Sawgrass Mills® & The Colonnade Outlets. With more than 350 stores, it's the largest outlet and value retail shopping destination in the United States. The outlet mecca boasts locations from Nike, Tommy Hilfiger, Ralph Lauren and Gap, plus value retailers OFF 5th Saks Fifth Avenue, Bed Bath & Beyond, Target, Marshalls and electronics superstore, BrandsMart USA. Sawgrass Mills has everything from fashion and jewelry to electronics, sporting equipment, beauty products, home accessories, toys and more. There is something for everyone in this enclosed, air conditioned, and climate-controlled mall located just 30 minutes from Miami International Airport and 15 minutes from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.
8888 SW 136 St, Miami, FL 33176-5883
The Falls is one of the largest open-air shopping, dining and entertainment shopping centers in the US, featuring more than 100 stores, restaurants and cafes including Bloomingdale's, Macy's, Regal Cinemas, American Girl®, and The Fresh Market among others.
19501 Biscayne Blvd., Aventura, FL
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
3101 PGA Blvd., Palm Beach Gardens, FL
Picturesque, expansive and featuring the only H&M in South Florida, this mall is often hailed as the best on the east coast.
1751 Palm Beach Lakes, West Palm Beach, FL
Farther south still, is the Palm Beach Outlets, which seems like a town unto itself. With 130 stores, like DKNY and Ann Taylor, the outlets are the perfect one-stop shopping destination. Also included in the complex is Marketplace at the Outlets and another 20 stores, including Whole Foods. Despite the name, Palm Beach Outlets is in West Palm Beach, across the Intracoastal Waterway from its toney neighbor.
7535 N Kendall Dr, Miami, FL 33156-7704
Dadeland Mall, Miami’s original and most iconic shopping center is anchored by Florida's largest Macy*s, as well as Macy*s Home Gallery & Kids, Saks Fifth Avenue, jcpenney, and Nordstrom. This mecca of fabulous fashion and dining destinations spans more than 1.4 million square-feet and features more than 185 retail stores and restaurants.
1455 NW 107th Ave, Doral, FL 33172-2758
Miami International Mall is a premiere family-friendly international shopping experience located in Doral, providing a gathering place for consumers to shop, dine and be entertained in a safe, comfortable environment. The mall is home to select retailers like Macy's The Women's and Kid's Store, Macy's Men's and Home, jcpenney, Kohl's and Sears, Additionally, Miami International Mall features twenty-two eateries including BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse and The Knife, and offers more than 140 of the latest retail and fashion brands, including Alex and Ani, Cubavera, Express, Forever 21, Gap, Guess, Gymboree, H&M, Hollister, Mayors Jewelers, Old Navy, Pandora, Perry Ellis, Swarovski, The Disney Store, Tous, and Victoria's Secret.
9700 Collins Ave., Bal Harbour, FL
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.
250 E Palm Dr, Florida City, FL 33034-3514
Florida Keys Outlet Marketplace is a busy open-air mall of Spanish-style architecture. Despite its name, the mall is on the mainland in Florida City, but Key Largo is just a straight-shot south 40 miles on Highway 1, also called the Dixie Highway. There are 50 stores here, among them designer shops and shoe emporiums such as Rack Room Shoes.
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