Come prepared for a pleasurable albeit costly shopping experience in a lush tropical garden setting at Bal Harbour Shops. You will find a selection of world-renowned specialty stores such as Chanel, as well as high end department stores like Oscar de la Renta Boutique, Neiman Marcus and Saks Fifth Avenue. Stopping by Bal Harbour Shops is not only for the spendthrift; it is a pleasure just to stroll around the lovely European-style courtyard and feel the cool spray from the waterfalls on a hot day. Gourmet restaurants such as Carpaccio and La Goulue are located here. For less formal meals, cafes are also on hand.
To get the quintessential Miami experience, visit this lovely open-air market, where you can browse the artist's carts, sip an iced drink and stroll along the pier. More than 100 shops and 30 restaurants make this a wonderful place to visit. Bayside Marketplace is more than just a mall—it is a sweet slice of Miami life where one can look for the perfect souvenirs and gifts for loved ones back home and indulge themselves in some retail-therapy.
The atmosphere on this shopping and dining strip rivals Ocean Drive or Lincoln Road for energy, but unlike some of Miami's heavily trafficked shopping areas, CocoWalk also retains the quaint flavor of a small village. Dozens of shops and restaurants line the street. Live entertainment appears periodically, and minstrels wander the streets. A 16-screen AMC movie theater is joined by such favorites as White House/Black Market, GAP and Victoria's Secret.
Head over to the Oakwood Plaza for a shopping spree that won't leave you broke. This massive shopping center boasts a variety of shopping, dining and entertainment options, including national retailers like Ross Dress for Less, Marshalls and Payless ShoeSource, restaurants like Sal's, Sweet Tomatoes and Red Lobster, and Regal Cinemas. Oakwood Plaza is conveniently located just a short walking distance from a number of hotels and motels.
On the chic Las Olas Boulevard in the heart of Fort Lauderdale, you'll encounter boutiques, narrow alleyways, brick walkways, tiny white lights twinkling in windows and dozens of trendy restaurants. Among the shopping and dining options, you might come across homemade ice cream at a dessert cafe or a live jazz bar that is always packed. Clothing boutiques, gift shops, hair salons and art galleries round out the list. The wide variety of shops and services available ensures you’ll be able to find exactly what you need.
Offering more than 125 stores from large to small, this shopping mall is anchored by four department stores: Macy's, Dillard's, JCPenney and Sears. Enclosed and air-conditioned, Broward Mall is also home to camera and video shops, clothing stores for men, women and children, home furnishings specialists, a luggage shop, many shoe stores, and shoe and jewelry repair experts. Mid-priced items are the mall's specialties.
Located on South Miami Avenue, Publix Super Market is a part of the eponymous chain of retailers. Thanks to its 35 outlets, all over the Miami, a Publix Market is never far from where you are. The departmental store offers a range of fresh produce, food products, frozen veggies, wines and even some home accessories. The facility is well-maintained, large and conveniently open till late all week, thus, a great place for weekly grocery and home shopping.
One of the most popular shopping destinations of Miami, The Shops at Mary Brickell Village offers a wide array of boutiques, specialty stores and brands, all under one roof. Located on South Miami Avenue, this great shopping arcade boasts of over 50 shops. Whether it's shopping or eating out, you'll find yourself spoilt for choices here at Mary Brickell Village Center. Awesome little boutiques like Mogra, Joanna Paige, Blush, Atik, Essence offer trendy apparel and accessories for men and women, whereas shops like Brickell Jewellers and Sowinski offer pretty jewelry and trinkets. Needless to say, you can shop for your entire look at one this one place! After your tiring shopping expedition you can even retire to one of their restaurants like Blue Martini, Brother Jimmy's and Doraku, to name a few. All in all, Mary Brickell Village Center makes for a wonderful shopping experience.
This 7-Eleven outlet is a part of its namesake chain of convenience stores. Drop in for delish sandwiches, chicken tenders, wings and taquitos. From ready-to-eats, drinks and more, you can shop late for your groceries, toiletries and snack foods at this very affordable store. Don't forget to try the many flavors of their famous Slurpee when shopping.
The Walt Grace Vintage showroom is a melange of Americana, a place where you can see (or buy) classic guitars and cars, but you better be prepared to shell out plenty. The cars on display include vintage machines from Porsche, BMW, Ferrari, Jaguar and Mercedes Benz while some of the guitars hail from the 1950s as well as signature models from superstars. Even if you don't want to buy, if you are interested in guitars and cars, Walt Grace is just the place.