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Periwinkle Way

Address: Sanibel Island, FL
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
Activities: Shopping
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Owner description: The main street running through Sanibel Island is lined with shops, boutiques, galleries and cafes.

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New York
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128 reviews 128 reviews
27 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

Liked everything we've seen so far. Plan to visit many more shops as we just rented bikes for the rest of the week to go exploring!

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Elmira Heights, New York
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

The main drag on Sanibel Island. It is a very nice drive. You have to drive slow or you will miss something.

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Ostrander, Ohio, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

This is one of those streets you can travel many many times yet see something different each time. There is so much to do and see on this stretch of road. We were never without somewhere to go or do. Very quaint and not your typical "main drag". Tons of trees and foliage everywhere. Boardwalks for the shopping areas with... More

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Minneapolis
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107 reviews 107 reviews
9 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

This set of shops has something for everyone. Wide variety of clothing - adults and children- home goods, and food.

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marion
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51 reviews 51 reviews
18 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We were not there at a busy time of year, but Periwinkle was crowded at times and waiting for people to left turn was a bottleneck at times. Street lights would help in some spots. Love the tree lined road sides, but sometimes present a hazard to seeing traffic when trying to enter the road.

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Kalamazoo, MI
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73 reviews 73 reviews
12 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Driving Periwinkle Way, you'll find restaurants, shops, etc. It's a nice drive (slow during morning & evening "rush" hours). When traffic is heavy, a policeman/woman directs traffic at the busy corner when coming off the causeway.

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West Simsbury, Connecticut
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264 reviews 264 reviews
78 attraction reviews
141 helpful votes 141 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

I think the thing I like about this street is that the stores are not crushed together side-by-side. There's lots of vegetation between the various buildings. The other thing is a bikepath runs along the side of the road so you don't need to drive everywhere.

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Boston area
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Good shopping for fashions and for grandchildren...good restaurants as well...increasing traffic at certain times of day

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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

The road leads you everywhere on the island - can't get lost! Easy to find shops and restaurants. The police keep traffic moving at the main intersection.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

The area is a comfortable and pretty setting with shops & restaurants. Loved the Blue Giraffe ambiance and food. Got great 50% off deals on silver jewelry and beachy items in alot of the boutiques because I was there in the summer. I spent hours & got great bargains & gifts to bring home.

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