Florida is home to some of the greatest shopping malls in the States. From luxury stores to discount outlets, there truly is something to satisfy the needs of every shopper. Check out our travel expert Orlagh’s list of the best shopping malls in Florida.
Sawgrass Mills & the Colonnade Outlets, Fort Lauderdale
Sawgrass Mills, known as the largest outlet mall in the U.S., boasts an impressive budget shopping experience with more than 350 retail stores offering everything from fashion and home goods to sports equipment, toys, electronics and so much more. Sawgrass Mills is the perfect escape from the heat of the sun with endless shopping, more than 50 eateries, and a cinema, all in an air-conditioned, enclosed space, making it one of the best shopping malls in Florida. Sawgrass Mills offers something for everyone in a convenient location – 30 minutes from Miami International Airport and 15 minutes from Fort Lauderdale – Hollywood International Airport.
Aventura Mall, Aventura, Florida
Aventura is the third largest mall in America and often considered the best indoor shopping mall in Southern Florida – earning its spot on our list of best shopping malls in Florida. Noted as the premier fashion destination of Florida, Aventura offers more than 300 stores featuring global brands and upscale boutiques including Louis Vuitton, Fendi and Tiffany & Co.
Aventura also includes 50 delicious dining options with restaurants, cafes and specialty food stores, serving everything from luxury candy and baked treats to authentic Italian fare and Japanese inspired cuisine. Struggling to satisfy the picky eaters in the family? No worries – Aventura offers an exceptional food hall with enough variety to please everyone. Inspired by the vibrant local art scene, Aventura spotlights a collection of contemporary Miami artists and provides guided art tours as an alternative to the usual “shop ’til you drop.”
Cordova Mall, Pensacola
Pensacola’s largest and most upscale shopping mall features more than 120 specialty stores including H&M, LOFT, Chico’s Sephora and much more. Cordova also offers a variety of casual lunch options with more than 20 eateries including Panera Bread, Red Robin and Moe’s Southwest Grill. Whether you are looking for a bite to eat or an all-day shopping excursion, Cordova Mall has it all.
The Falls, Miami
The Falls is one of the largest open-air shopping, dining and entertainment shopping malls in the USA, earning its rank on our list of best shopping malls in Florida. Surrounded by picturesque tropical gardens, lush greenery and a stunning million-gallon waterscape, The Falls offers a tranquil and serene atmosphere for shoppers and families to enjoy.
With more than 100 store options including Bloomingdale’s, Apple and American Girl, and more than 20 dining options there is something for everyone in this shopping mall. Fancy a movie instead? The Falls offers a fantastic cinematic experience featuring all the new releases.
Dadeland Mall, Miami
Known as Miami’s original and most iconic shopping mall, Dadeland Mall, surrounded by Macy’s, Saks Fifth Avenue, JCPenney and Nordstrom, offers shoppers a fabulous fashion and dining experience focused on comfort and convenience. Spanning more than 1.4 million square feet, Dadeland includes more than 185 retail stores and restaurants combined including Urban Outfitters, Free People, Microsoft, Earls Kitchen + Bar, Aoki Teppanyaki and Texas de Brazil. Awarded Miami’s Five Best Shopping Malls in 2015 by Miami New Times, Dadeland is a must-see on our list of the best shopping mall in Florida.
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