Sentinel Staff Writer
July 6, 2010
From the finest in first class designers to historic and cultural centers, the Tampa Bay/St. Pete area offers an immense variety of shopping. Whether you're looking for a great cigar in Ybor City or looking for a relaxing water front stroll, you can find it here.
Central Avenue, St. Petersburg
Central Avenue in St. Petersburg has something for everyone. From great antiques to furniture to clothing, if you're in St. Petersburg this is a great part of town to visit.
2429 Central Ave., St Petersburg, FL 33713
Centro Ybor features an exciting mix of retailers, restaurants and entertainment venues situated around a palm-lined plaza that captures the flavor of Tampa 's historic Latin Quarter--Ybor City. Anchored by the Muvico Centro Ybor 20 Theater and featuring such names as GameWorks, The Improv and Urban Outfitters, Centro Ybor is a unique and unforgettable experience you'll not find anywhere else.
1600 East 8th Avenue, Tampa, FL 33605
Channelside Bay Plaza
Right on the water next to the Florida Aquarium and St. Pete Times Forum, Channelside Bay Plaza offers a world of shopping, dining and entertainment. Stores include Coastal Cabana and Zagora Premier Boutique. Why not stop buy such an exciting area with beautiful Tampa bay views.
615 Channelside Drive, Tampa, FL 33602
Delightful downtown Dunedin has a charming character all its own. Its tree lined streets, beautifully refurbished homes and bungalows, and colorful downtown shops and restaurants create a cozy, hometown atmosphere. Main Street begins at Dunedin's marina, the city's most western point, alongside the Gulf of Mexico's Intercoastal Waterway.
Heading East along the blocks in the downtown area you'll find gift and home accessory shops, art galleries, jewelry and clothing shops, salons, eateries of all kinds, hotels and an enchanting bed and breakfast inn. For more information visit www.dunedin-fl.com/shopping-dunedin.php.
Hyde Park Village
Tampa's historic Hyde Park is a beautiful neighborhood, with great shopping, dining and more. In addition to retail classics like Ann Taylor, Anthropologie and Pottery Barn, Hyde Park Village also offers unique finds like Coco Brazil and Downtown Dogs.
742 S. Village Circle, Tampa, FL 33606
International Plaza and Bay Street
International Plaza and Bay Street, an enclosed, two-story regional shopping center with an adjacent outdoor lifestyle center, is located on the southeast edge of the Tampa International Airport. It features 200 specialty stores and 16 restaurants, plus Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, Dillard's, Robb & Stucky Interiors and Renaissance Tampa Hotel International Plaza.
2223 N. West Shore Blvd., Tampa, FL 33607
John's Pass Village and Boardwalk
This quaint turn-of-the-century fishing village is Pinellas County's #1 tourist attraction. Over one hundred merchants inhabit the Village with unique retail shopping, a variety of restaurants, the local fishing fleet, cruise lines, boat rentals, parasailing and jet skiing. The beach is a short stroll away. Conveniently located near St. Petersburg, Clearwater and Tampa, and just a short drive to the Orlando area.
150 John's Pass Boardwalk, Madeira Beach, FL 33708
Tyrone Square Mall
Discover the elegance of shopping at Tyrone Square. Delight in visiting your favorite stores, including Macy's, Dillard's, JCPenney and Sears. Find just what you are looking for when you explore the more than 170 specialty shops located throughout the mall.
6901 Tyrone Square, St. Petersburg, FL 33710
Westfield Countryside Shopping Center
With more than 160 stores including Forever 21, Gap and Soma Intimates, Countryside has something for everyone in this Clearwater shopping mall.
27001 US Highway 19 North, Clearwater FL 33761
Westshore offers great shopping and dining in a beautiful mall setting in Tampa. From Macy's to Just Dogs Gourmet, there is definitely something for everyone in your family.
250 WestShore Plaza, Tampa, FL 33609
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