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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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Nice Shops, but warning they all close early!

I love Shiny Objects do I make sure I visit the Periwinkle Shops when I'm in town. Fair warning however, all of the shops on Sanibel close by 6pm!! The Blue Giraffe restaurant was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Dottie M
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Pasadena, Maryland
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Ft lauderdale
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Kids has a good time finding larger shells they could not find on the beach. Also, good X-Mas ornaments available for the beach lovers.

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Napa, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lots of shops selling island gifts and souvenirs. You get that "im on holiday feeling" when you drive there.

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Pasadena, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I love Shiny Objects do I make sure I visit the Periwinkle Shops when I'm in town. Fair warning however, all of the shops on Sanibel close by 6pm!! The Blue Giraffe restaurant was nice, nothing special but service was friendly and the food was quick. Reasonably priced. It's definitely worth the visit but heed the times and traffic is... More 

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Albany, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Many little shops on this mostly main road on Salibel island. Lots of shopping and great place to ride your bike.

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Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lovely beach road with all the little shoppes you want on your get away.....Keep the kids busy while reading signs, such as, She Sells Sea Shells....

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Mahwah, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Periwinkle Way is the "main drag" for businesses on the island. Having said that, it is still an easy going street with no stop lights (although sometimes I would like to see one or two when it gets busier). At some busier intersections, they post a traffic officer at times. While there are some businesses on other streets, most of... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We went here wanting to pick up a few things for our grandkids and were pleased with the selection of shells and shell products. Ended up getting some sea stars (one of which our dog ate -- she's fine!), sand dollars, t-shirts, books, and some fun stuff for some friends back north. And yes, they give you some free little... More 

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Springfield, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Periwinkle Way is the main street on Sanibel Island. There are so many cute shops and amazing restaurants. Lots to see and do!

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Thank Kim H
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My boys love the store. They had a lot of shells to choose from and much more. Great tourist stop. Friendly service. They are still old school and write out a receipt.

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Brownsburg, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This place has it all and there is actually two places with the same name! We bought a few shells there and also some alligator jerky!! YUMMMM!!! Expensive, but good! They have a nice selection of stuff for kids to enjoy as well. Worth the stop!

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