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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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Indianapolis, Indiana
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62 reviews 62 reviews
13 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

They might keep it this way for a reason but we thought the shopping here was not that great. Maybe one store we really liked. Seemed most stuff as everything on Sanibel was expensive. That's ok we did not come here to shop but just felt like their could be more and it seemed less oriented towards family's , maybe... More

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Missouri City, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

I thought the shopping on Sanibel lacking. I am always looking for something unique to take home that I can't get elsewhere. There was only one store I liked and since our stay was in October it was great to pick up some nice Christmas ornaments at this store. Check out the sea shell store at this address 1544 Periwinkle... More

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Nashville, Tennessee
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60 reviews 60 reviews
27 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Stopped by just to take a look. Bought items which I now cherish. I only wish I bought more. I'll be back soon!

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USA
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121 reviews 121 reviews
29 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We totally enjoyed the shopping at Periwinkle Place. Lots of neat stores and we left some of our tourism dollars here. Thanks for being open! All along this road there are a variety of place to eat and shop to your hearts content. Again, however, we were disappointed that many places were closed for 'off season'. Not everyone has the... More

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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

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
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

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
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

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
3 helpful votes 3 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
19 helpful votes 19 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
13 helpful votes 13 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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