With warmer temperatures on the way, there's no better time than to hit the shops to check out the must-have pieces for spring and summer and there's no better place to window shop with a good group of friends than in Fort Lauderdale.
Long gone are the days of bulky, boxy resort pieces; These days Floridian's are dressing sharper and are ready at a moment's notice to hit up the nightlife in both Ft. Lauderdale and trendy Miami Beach. So grab your keys and head out of your condo or apartment, the shop are calling!
The 5th Ave of Fort Lauderdale
If you're looking for a shopping center where you can see and be seen in Ft. Lauderdale than look no further than Las Olas Boulevard. The street is lined with eclectic, dining, browsing, arts and entertainment including gourmet outdoor cafes where you can rest for a day of shopping with a quick bite and some great people watching.
The Ultimate Mall Experience
Sure, every town has a mall, but few are like the Galleria of Fort Lauderdale, offering shoppers over 150 shops and dining options, each highlighting the best of Florida couture. Anchored by Neiman Marcus, Dillard's and Macy's, the Galleria is guaranteed to have everything you need from hosting a cocktail party in your apartment to a night out at the Delano in South Beach.
Party While You Shop!
If you are looking for a unique shopping experience in Fort Lauderdale, why not check out The Gallery at Beach Place. Overlooking some of Floridas best beach property, the Gallery offers something for every family member. From family-oriented entertainment in the courtyard daily and Fort Lauderdale duck tours for the kids to the ultimate in beach gear and bars for adults, the Galleria is truly the ultimate beachside shopping experience.
A New Shopping Experience
If the same old malls and galleria's won't get you out of your apartment or condo for the day, why not check out Fort Lauderdale's Swap and Shop, the second largest south Florida attraction that has been around since the late 70's. People from all over the world come to visit over 2,000 vendors, including a drive in movie theater and a classic car museum. Whether you are looking for a bargain or just some really good people watching, the Swap Shop will not leave you disappointed!
From the perfect girl's night out dress to the perfect $ 5 tee-shirt, Fort Lauderdale has it all when it comes to shopping; you just have to know where to look!