Miami is known for many things, including great shopping opportunities. Most of that is the expensive kind, but there are also plenty of places to shop even if you are on a budget. We will tell you the best places to shop in Miami – whether you want to spend a lot or save a lot. Here are my Top Picks, listed in alphabetical order.
A very popular spot for locals and visitors, the mall is ranked one of the top five highest grossing malls in the country in sales per square foot. It is a very comfortable place to shop, with stores and dining for every taste.
Aventura Mall Address:
19501 Biscayne Boulevard, Aventura
Bal Harbour Shops
This is a dream shopping spot for those looking for the most exclusive designer brands. In fact it is world-renowned as a high-end shopping destination. There are a few less expensive stores here for us regular folk, or you can just window-shop.
Bal Harbour Shops Address:
9700 Collins Avenue, Bal Harbour
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A very popular spot for visitors to Miami, Bayside is a bona-fide Miami attraction as well as a shopping spot. You’ll find tons of stores, outdoor stands, restaurants and live music – all with a fun tropical flair.
Bayside Marketplace Address:
401 Biscayne Boulevard
One of Miami’s newest malls is very well-designed to give shoppers a pleasant experience. There are stores, restaurants, and entertainment options for everyone. And it’s just a short drive from Miami International Airport.
Dolphin Mall Address:
11401 N.W. 12 Street, Miami
Okay, so this one is not in Miami, but the super deals are worth the short drive! This enormous outlet mall is a bargain hunter’s dream. But make sure you bring comfortable walking (and shopping) shoes! Located 30 miles from Miami International Airport.
Sawgrass Mills Address:
12801 West Sunrise Boulevard, Sunrise
Pick just about any street in South Beach and you will likely find some cool shops and boutiques. The best spots to check out are Lincoln Road, Ocean Drive, Collins Avenue (between 5th and 9th Streets), Espanola Way, and Washington Avenue.
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