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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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London
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38 reviews 38 reviews
12 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

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
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

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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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Orlando, FL
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

My family and I have vacationed on Sanibel Island since 1998. Other than the beaches, we spend most of our time on Periwinkle Way. Periwinkle Way is the HEART of Sanibel Island. Here is located most of the restaurants, shops, and sites. My family and I enjoy biking from one end of island to the other, most of which is... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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112 reviews 112 reviews
29 attraction reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

It can be difficult taking a left onto Periwinkle. Just take your time and wait your turn and all is well.

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Toronto
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56 reviews 56 reviews
12 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

As Sanibel has almost no chain businesses (only exceptions are a DQ, 7/11 and Holiday Inn, everything is one of a kind. The shops and restaurants are all privately owned and this is part of the charm of Sanibel.

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Lorain, Ohio
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

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
37 reviews 37 reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

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
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

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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