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Found on Eagle Ridge Drive in Lake Wales, it is about a forty minute drive from our villa. Though some of the other shopping outlets are much closer, the Eagle Ridge Mall has a huge advantage over the other malls on this list – it is much quieter. At the Eagle Ridge Mall you can shop to your heart’s content without feeling the crush of the crowds as it is not in the heart of tourist country. With stores such as Dillard’s, Hibbett Sports, JCPenney, Victoria’s Secret, Footlocker, Claire’s, Taco Bell, Hershey’s Ice Cream, and attractions such as the carousel, free kids play area, the dinosaur playground, Regal Cinemas and First Frame Bowling, there is plenty for the whole family to enjoy whilst you indulge in retail therapy.
Whether you’re visiting Tampa for Busch Gardens or you’ve come for the excellent beaches, the Tampa Premium Outlets allow you to get a dose of shopping in between tanning and thrill seeking. Open from 10am to 9pm, you can always enjoy a relaxing evening at the outlet mall after a hard day of pleasure seeking. With stores like Michael Korrs, adidas, American Eagle Outfitters, Billabong, Fossil, the Disney Store and Coach, as well as variety of different dining options, you spend the whole day at the Tampa Premium Outlets especially on one of their seasonal sale weekends.
Only twenty minutes from our villa, you’ll find the Florida Mall, the largest shopping center in Central Florida. The Florida Mall is one of the most popular shopping destinations, and for those that take their shopping seriously there is everything that you could possibly want under one roof. There are over 250 stores, dining establishments and entertainment facilities that are perfect to thrill the whole family for the day. The mall has free Wi-Fi, valet parking, currency exchange and exclusive stores such as American Girl, the Crayola Experience attraction and the M&M’s World store. The food court has 23 different restaurants and indoor seating for 1,400 people with outdoor dining options available.
Found on Vineland, this Premium Outlet Mall is the only luxury outlet in the Orlando market. If boasts over 160 different designer outlet stores that include well-known names such as Calvin Klein, kate spade new York, Prada, Bottega Veneta, Tommy Hilfiger, Burberry, Jimmy Choo, MaxMara, Tory Burch and Salvatore Feragamo. The outlets are open from 9am to 11pm with dining options available so that you can spend all day enjoy shopping with discounts that range between 25% and 65%.
Open Monday to Saturday 10am to 9pm and Sunday 11am to 7pm, the Mall at Millenia gives you another way to satisfy your craving for shopping. With Bloomingdale’` Abercrombie & Fitch, Diesel, Forever 21, Emporio Armani, L’Occitane, Lush, MAC, OMEGA, Neiman Marcus, Ray-Ban and SAINT LAURENT, there are enough designer names to keep even the most avid label collector happy. The mall is also the venue to a number of different attractions that require ticket to be purchased in advance of your visit so that visiting the Mall at Millenia is an experience rather than just your average shopping trip.
Only half an hour from our villa, you’ll find the Orlando International Premium Outlets at the north end of International Drive. Thought the Florida Mall might be the biggest Mall shopping experience in Central Florida, the Orlando International Premium Outlets is Florida’s largest outlet shopping complex. The outlets are only 10 minutes from Disney and 5 minutes from Universal, making it the perfect shopping destination to stop at after a day in the parks. The Orlando International Premium Outlets is home to stores that include Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th, Ted Baker London, Nike, Under Armour, Guess, Karl Lagerfeld, Steve Madden and Polo Ralph Lauren. The outlets also boast valet and premium parking facilities, currency exchange and stroller rentals on top of the huge discounts.