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Periwinkle Way

Sanibel Island, FL
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Activities: Shopping
Description: The main street running through Sanibel Island is lined with shops, boutiques, galleries and cafes.
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Lorain, Ohio
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

Lots of shopping. Bought a puzzle at Toys Ahoy that shows all of the Sanibel/Captiva and all of the resorts, restaurants. Pleasant reminder of a wonderful trip

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Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

This is a nice nature ride. There are some shops, but I enjoy the palm trees and sand. The shops are all local shops which doesn't make the ride so touristy.

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

No big corporations here!!! And thank you!!!! I am a small business owner myself. Very quaint. Neat. Clean. Interesting. Unique. Small shops. Relaxing. Shells. Antiques. Food. Among several other businesses. A must do. Family oriented.

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Central Florida, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

The shops are a mix of high end art/jewelry along side flip flop shops. There is ample parking for both cars and those on bikes. The shop keepers remember prior purchases and cater to individual styles and preferences.

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Ravenna, Ohio
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Periwinkle Way has everything....cute little shops, amazing restaurants, galleries, ice cream shops...(you name it you can find it on this street).This is the main street running through Sanibel Island!

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

There were all kinds of fun shops along periwinkle way. We happened to be there for the 4th of July and rode our bikes to Periwinkle Way where the parade was.

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East Norriton, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Nice to tour the island - architecture and greenery was very nice, variety of shops and eateries to choose from.

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Lake Mary, Florida
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103 reviews 103 reviews
22 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

If you are staying at the gulf side hotels, then Periwinkle Way is very convenient by bike. In fact if more people brought or rented their bikes, the traffic on Periwinkle would be cut in half. The one item to get used to on this road is that the shops and restaurants are separated by foliage and narrow roads; so... More

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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74 reviews 74 reviews
24 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I would recommend renting a bike to really get a chance to see and appreciate this drive - and make sure it is one with a basket to carry your shopping purchases! While my hubby and the girls were out on a day long fishing trip, I biked around the island and had the most fun checking out all the... More

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Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania, Usa
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We always get some good shopping in at Periwinkle Way. They have a good variety of shops to choose from. You can pretty much find something for everyone there.

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