Your Guide to Miami Shopping Malls
September 4, 2018
Miamians love to get their shop on. That’s why Miami is home to so many amazing shops, and why tourists flock here to indulge in some retail therapy between trips to the beach. With so many stores to choose from, you may feel overwhelmed—which is exactly why we created this guide to Miami shopping malls for every kind of shopper.
For the SoBe People-Watcher: Lincoln Road Mall
An estimated 11 million visitors check out this pedestrian mall annually, and it’s easy to see why. With stores for the whole family and a string of popular outdoor cafes, Lincoln Road Mall has something for everyone. And that’s why you’ll find every type of person here, including locals, enjoying the outdoor mall’s endless sun. After you’re done, head just two blocks east from the Washington Avenue end of Lincoln Road Mall to get back to the beach.
For the Trendy Shopper on a Budget: Dolphin Mall
This mega mall located just five miles west of Miami International Airport draws plenty of savvy Miamians for a dose of retail therapy. Deals at Dolphin Mall mean business. In fact, visitors are known to bring in extra luggage for the sole purpose of carrying their Dolphin Mall purchases home. If you consider yourself a serious shopper, the huge number of stores here may just lure you away from the beach.
For the Lover of Luxury: Bal Harbour Shops
Whether you identify as a label hound or a window shopper, Bal Harbour Shops offers a stunning selection of high-end stores. The location has gained international recognition for boasting big name brands including Gucci and Alexander McQueen. And even if you don’t splurge on a designer handbag, the dining options are just as fabulous. Located to the north of Miami Beach, it’s a spot no luxury fashion fan should miss.
For the Person Who Wants it All: Aventura Mall
From Fendi to Foot Locker, Aventura Mall has every store you can imagine. In fact, this modern mega-mall is one of the largest in the country. Shoppers at Aventura love the convenience of having hundreds of shops under one roof, as well as excellent food options, frequent special events and a large collection of public art. Even better for tourists, Aventura Mall is conveniently located within driving distance of Brightline’s Fort Lauderdale and Miami train stations.
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