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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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Boca Raton, Florida
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30 reviews 30 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

This is a nice place to drive through many good shops to stop and see. Periwinkle Place is a very nice shopping area. They have a very nice fountain in the middle of the small mall and all the shops can be walked to under the protection of an outside porch like walkway. Loved classic collections there.

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Lochristi, Belgium
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Periwinkle Way is the busiest road on Sanibel Island. There are a lot of things to do. Shopping, eating, rentals ... you find everything you like on this road. Sometimes it's hard to turn left due no trafiic lights, but be patient. Everything will be fine. Parking at beaches are NOT free of charge, rent a bike instead and it's... More

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Haverhill, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

Beautiful road full of colourful quaint shops and restaurants. Would have liked to have had more time to explore and eat at the various restaurants on the road.

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Powell, Tennessee
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10 reviews 10 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

LOVED these gift shops, we went to both locations. Staff was informative and friendly. HUGE variety of shells to choose from. Some from of the shells are from Sanibel/Captiva Islands and some are not, their bins are clearly marked. A MUST for gifts for friends and family back home. NO tacky, cheap, knickknack souvenirs here! Only affordable, quality merchandise in... More

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Bethel, Connecticut
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76 reviews 76 reviews
9 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

An amalgam of a lot of shops, clothing to beach items to artwork and even a restaurant. If shopping if your thing, this one's pretty nice.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This is the main street on Sanibel Island. Filled with wonderful shops, restaurants, and services. Our favorite spot is Periwinkle Plaza. So many cute shops and the Blue Giraffe is a wonderful lunch spot. But so many choices all along Periwinkle Way

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London
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40 reviews 40 reviews
12 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

All of what you may want to see, shop or eat is mostly along this road. \I find it great that the maximum speed limit was 30 mph and you have to give way to pedestrians and bike riders.

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Tamarac, Florida
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61 reviews 61 reviews
13 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Great outdoor shopping center with only two name brand stores!Lots of t shirt and surf shops and cool different stores in between. Pretty grounds with fountains and very well maintained.

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Honesdale, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

This is a must see area for anyone visiting Sanibel. There is a bike path going through the entire area. There are many interesting shops and eateries on both sides of Pariwinkle Way that just beckon to be explores.

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Marlton, New Jersey
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

For better or worse, they advertise Sanibel as having no spotlights. While it's true, the traffic does get backed up. Lot of great shops on the way.

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