If you love chocolate, Whetstone's Chocolate Factory selling a wide range of fudges, smoothies, gelato, coffees, chocolate bars, chocolate bags and dessert toppings is the place to be. Here, you can watch firsthand preparation of all the chocolate products, thanks to the tour organized here throughout the week. The tour lasts about an hour and in addition to eating chocolates, you can even design your own personalized piece to take home.The shelves filled with chocolate eatables at Whetstone's Chocolate Factory is a sight capable of impressing any chocolate lover.
St. George Street follows a historically old pathway that was once used by the Timucuan Indians before the first European colonists arrived. Over the last 400 years it was used by the Spanish, British and Americans as the main thoroughfare in which commerce commenced in the New World. Today, it is a pedestrian-only street that begins at the Castillo de San Marcos and meanders past Maria Sanchez Lake until it ends at South Street. Along the way, there are many sights, restaurants and the place where guests will find all of the city's kitschy, sometimes tacky souvenir shops.
Located near the Twelve Mile Swamp Conservation Area just northwest of historic St. Augustine, the St Augustine Premium Outlets offer more than 70 different designer and name brand shops. Some of the stores include Banana Republic, Calvin Klein, Coach, Converse, Gap Outlet, Polo Ralph Lauren, Tommy Hilfiger and many more. It is the perfect place to spend a day shopping to your heart's content, whether by yourself or with friends or family.
Located just northwest of the city, the St. Augustine Outlets offer an upscale shopping smorgasbord of brand names at great prices. With an impressive collection of more than 50 designer and name brands, guests can receive discounts that range from 25% to 65% every day. Stores include Adidas, Bath & Body Works, the Disney Store, Le Gourmet Chef, Lenox, PacSun, Nautica, Zales and many more.
If vintage is on your mind, then head to Red Pineapple in St. Augustine for a fine selection of retro dresses, purses and jewelry. The selection of items is vast, choose from their soft flowing dresses or pick up a few items of home decor, you'll definitely leave home with something. The boutique also has a lot of well thought out gifts for your loved ones, especially those who are impossible to shop for.
This Jacksonville shopping haven houses 160 specialty stores, including Dillard's, Sears, Teavana and JC Penney among many others. The food court here offers shoppers a wide variety of cuisines to relish after completing their shopping spree, This popular shopping center first opened its door to the public in 1990 and underwent a major renovation in 2005. This is the place to be while in Jacksonville if you wish to buy the best of everything that the city has to offer under one roof.
This shop brings all of the aromatic goodness from plants and herbs around the world to St. Augustine. The shop specializes in exotic and gourmet spices as well as more common ones like turmeric and cinnamon. Some of their other stellar products include their blends, try the Tuscany Spice Blend or the Backwoods Hickory Rub, they are two of the best at this location. Additionally, the teas run the gamut from classic ones like Earl Grey and Oolong to more exotic ones like Pu-erh or Matcha.
As its name implies, this store specializes in marine-themed keepsakes. However, its not all googly-eyed molluscs. It also features some outstanding local art and souvenirs for every budget, as well as the usual beach wear and tourist schlock. Stop by shell shop and head for the beach, or get something to remember a beach trip for the colder climes of home.
The Way We Were is a boutique situated in the city of St. Augustine that sells vintage clothing and accessories. Pick a grand dress and step back in time as you adorn the old American look from the early 1900s or 1970s. Also available are hats, jewelry, shoes and other antique articles.
Specializing in handbags, jackets, and other leather goods, this charming shops features quality goods at reasonable prices. In addition to leather goods, a selection of jewelry, crafts, and other apparel and accessories can be found here.
The St Augustine Art Glass & Craft Gallery is located in the heart of historic downtown Saint Augustine. This site has around 50 glass artists working on- site to present magnificent stained- glass work. Also on sale beautiful collections of jewelry, hand painted ceramics, pottery, glass platters and other decorative articles.