Shops At Midtown Miami
NE 36th St & North Miami Ave.
If you want to step away from the beach and avoid the headaches and crowds in a traditional mall, then the Shops at Midtown Miami is the perfect stop for you. The Shops are located on the corner of NE 36th Street and N. Miami Avenue just north of downtown Miami. There’s over 633,754 square foot of shopping space with a blend of value retail and local high-end offerings. In addition to a number of specialty shops and lifestyle retailers, the center offers consumers national anchors including Target, Ross Dress for Less, Marshalls, West Elm and Loehmann’s.
11401 NW 12th St, Miami, FL 33172-6904
Besides spelling out the word Dolphin in the phone number, the Dolphin Mall is one of Miami’s biggest malls. Located in Doral, the Dolphin Mall is anchored by multiple stores, including Bloomingdales among others. If you want to check out a flick the Mall’s large theaters will satisfy, or you can go for the bistro theater experience as well. And if you want some food and fun, hit up Dave & Buster’s for some good eats and games galore.
8888 Southwest 136th St., Miami, FL 33176
It’s one of the largest open-air malls in the country and is anchored by Macy’s, Bloomingdale’s and features an Apple Store for i-enthusiasts. From Victoria’s Secret to the Disney Store, the Falls has something for every age and every cost level. Just make sure you head out on a nice day, otherwise, you may be ducking into a store to buy an umbrella.
12801 West Sunrise Blvd, Sunrise, FL 33323
If spending a leg and an arm isn’t your thing, then head to Sawgrass Mills. While technically a mall, Sawgrass Mills is an outlet mall that will have you walking out with plenty of bags of goods without costing you lots of money. If electronics are your thing, head to BrandSmart, or if you’re looking for something a little different, check out Off Saks Fifth Avenue for good deals on luxury items.
While not a mall, taking a walk up and down Lincoln Road will give you the opportunity to buy a little bit of everything, but all of it will have a South Florida flare. From Alton Road to Ocean Drive, Lincoln Road has a little bit of everything including jewelry, artwork, and some of the best and most unique restaurants you can find. Head out early, because parking is at a premium in the area. Your best bet for parking is a public garage on 17th near the Miami Beach Convention Center.
19501 Biscayne Boulevard
Aventura, FL 33180
Anchored by Nordstrom’s, Macy’s, and a host of other stores, Aventura Mall has a little bit of everything. You can get lost in the mall it’s so enormous, but one thing you don’t have to worry about late in the evening is teenagers running around. The mall enacted a parental escort policy that says kids under 18 must be accompanied by a parent on Friday and Saturday nights after 9:30 p.m. And if you’re looking to satisfy your taste buds, head over to the Cheesecake Factory for some good eats.