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Activities: Shopping
Description: The main street running through Sanibel Island is lined with shops...
The main street running through Sanibel Island is lined with shops, boutiques, galleries and cafes.
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Got to love Sanibel Island

I love Sanibel because it is does not have high rise condominiums and it has a bike path. Also has a nice selection of restaurants and boutiques.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

I love Sanibel because it is does not have high rise condominiums and it has a bike path. Also has a nice selection of restaurants and boutiques.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

The drive (slow) down Periwinkle Way is remarkable. Although it is busy, life is still on a beach life pace....I'll get to it when I need to. The drive all the way to Captiva is worth it to see homes, local restaurants and small town city life.

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Cape Coral, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

This is one of the things that make Sanibel such a lovely place! Beautifully landscaped and a pleasant excursion for great shopping or scrumptious eats. Explore a little!

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

There are two locations on the islands of this interesting store with all kinds of shells. I think it's definitely worth a look around and they have interesting souvenirs.

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Lynn, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Lots of specialty shops to browse around through. I'm not a mall shopper so Periwinkle Way is my kind of shopping experience.

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Milford, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Nice little road with many shops and restaurants. Nothing special but good to explore by car or bike. Traffic is not bad during the week.

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Iowa City, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Periwinkle Way - a shoppers paradise! Lots of different shops all along this road - clothing, souvenirs, pictures, jewelry, art, hats, games, toys . . . Loved it!

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Church Hill, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

If you want a shell, you will find it most likely. A great gift stop, Two locations on the Island for your shopping needs. If you are unable to shell, the She Shells will Sell you Sea Shells from She Sells Sea Shells.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Visited She Sells Sea Shells on our way off the island with the intent on getting a small shell souvenir quickly. An hour later we left with a large bag full of shells, ornaments and unique keepsakes. There was so much to choose from, and it was a task to decide what to get. I Highly recommend this shop.

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South Florida, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Very nice area for shopping. Covered walkway with interesting shops, restaurant, and also an upper level. Allow about 1-2 hrs. Lots of parking also.

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