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St. Armands Circle

300 Madison Drive, Sarasota, FL 34236
941-388-1554
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Ranked #4 of 22 shopping in Sarasota
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Malls, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Specialty Shops
Activities: Shopping, Dining
Description: Find over 100 specialty stores and restuarants at this outdoor mall.
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Charleston, West Virginia
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56 reviews 56 reviews
14 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 NEW

I recently visited Sarasota for a conference and during our breaks, I spent some time at St. Armands Circle and absolutely loved it! The vibe is an exciting blend of upscale and laid back that somehow works for the area. There's a store or restaurant for pretty much anyone and any budget as well. I also loved the abundance of... More

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Bradenton, Florida
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100 reviews 100 reviews
27 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

Lots of places to eat-- especially want to try Columbia's ...a wonderful restaurant. Just make sure if you are there to walk and shop that you take plenty of water with you. It gets really hot and humid. There are some places to stop and have a drink or snack in the shadeoutdoors while others shop. For umbrella or shade--... More

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Danville, Pennsylvania
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

it's fun to walk around the circle and shop the (expensive) stores.there are lots of specialty shops. Most places have a water bowel for dogs just outside the door! Very dog friendly town!

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Our hotel was within walking distance of the circle and it was pleasant wandering around the shops sitting for a meal or coffee and people watching. Good beach wear and shoe shops, great ice cream shop although quite expensive. Very clean and felt very safe.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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65 reviews 65 reviews
21 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

We went here for shopping twice during our vacation. Neat little shops for souvenirs, clothing, art, etc. Nice restaurants, too. Really Enjoyed visiting this area.

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Richmond, Virginia
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196 reviews 196 reviews
55 attraction reviews
224 helpful votes 224 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

This is an awesome place its a huge circle with lots of shops ,restaurants, coffee houses, yogurt anyone..? Also great people watching as quite a few of the restaurants offer outside seating. There are also more shops and restaurants stemming off the circle we found a fun one called " Daiquiri Deck Raw bar " which had both downstairs and... More

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Marietta, Georgia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

A great place to spend part of the day. Many great shops(Lilly Pulitzer, Tommy Bahama)great places to eat/snack (Columbia's, Kilwins, Starbucks). Family friendly & beautiful atmosphere.

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Fort Myers, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Always stop in the area when I can. Nice spot with a variety of places to shop and eat. Plus it is on the way to all the barrier islands

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36 reviews 36 reviews
17 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

There is a great atmosphere here with various statues and plaques. There are also nice shops surrounding the circle. Well worth a visit.

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Largo, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Had a nice afternoon wandering around. Lot's of interesting shops and restaurants. Ate breakfast then shopped until ice cream time. Many options for both.

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