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Periwinkle Way

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Address: Sanibel Island, FL
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The main street running through Sanibel Island is lined with shops,...

The main street running through Sanibel Island is lined with shops, boutiques, galleries and cafes.

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Cute store

This is a cute store to buy shells and other tourist related items. The clerk was very friendly and the prices were reasonable.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
satchel21
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Peoria, Illinois
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Fairview
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82 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Periwinkle Way is the main road onto this little gem. There are many little shops, restaurants, and places to stay. It's a nice little drive to visit this island.

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Peoria, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a cute store to buy shells and other tourist related items. The clerk was very friendly and the prices were reasonable.

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Geneseo, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Shopping, shopping and restaurants. There is a gas station in which we had to stop and fill up our rental car tires. There are 2 She Sells Sea Shells on this street, I preferred the one on the right has you are heading on to the island. It was bigger and had much more of a selection. You will find... More 

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KC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

Restaurants, shops and many beaches can be found along this road. The variety of restaurants and types of shops as well as other attractions can be found by driving (speed limit 35 and heavily enforced) along this road.

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Knoxville, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016

Periwinkle Way offers a wide-variety of shopping options for folks of all ages. Nestled along one of the main roads on the island, are clothing, novelty, shells, art, and jewelry stores. Parking is limited with better store access via bicycle, with several bike rental shops on the island.

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Madison, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016

The staff was very nice and they were celebrating their 40th anniversary and also gave us a couple free gifts.

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Cape Coral, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016

This is the main drag on Sanibel Island. You get the feel your on an of the Caribbean Islands with all the tropical vegetation, palm trees and sea grapes. The speed limit is 25 mph so be aware when driving as the police mean business. There are walking and bike paths on the road so thus the reason to drive... More 

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The Villages, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

This is where it all happens...as much as things happen on a quiet, narrow island with beautiful beaches! Periwinkle is the main drag, and has many shops for clothes to shells to antiques to beach gear to paddle board, wake board and bicycle rentals. There's an Ace Hardware, several banks, gas stations and a Post Office. There are several convenience... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016

I loved this shop, they had everything shells! If you couldn't find the shells you wanted on the beach, they definitely had them here along with other great shell souvenirs! They even had shell craft kits so you can make things with shells! Fun!

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Thank shamr0ck01
Daytona Beach, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

Found this store to be most helpful about taking care and preserving our shell collection. Lots of good books to encourage shelling knowledge.

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