St. Petersburg Shopping

St. Petersburg ShoppingThe clear blue waves keep crashing onto the white sands on the beach in St. Petersburg. The sun warms the day. But while there are so many fun things to do outdoors, there is also much to discover when you find your way into the area's various shops, boutiques and malls. So even if you're just casually browsing or are in some serious need of retail therapy, shopping is definitely one of everyone's favorite indoor activities when visiting St. Petersburg.

The Pier is one of the area's favorite places for lots of reasons. It is open every day of the year and offers fun for visitors of all ages. In addition to offering a museum, a fishing pier and several restaurants, you can also enjoy a great shopping excursion at the Pier. Visit such unique establishments as Bay Breeze, Sun Watchers, Just Hats and MJ Toons. Plus, enjoy a glass of wine at the Pier Winery or maybe a good cup of coffee at Cafe Morrow. Whether you feel like shopping, sightseeing or just relaxing, the Pier is the place to do it!

Address: 800 Second Avenue NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701 - MAP
Phone: (727) 821-6443
Web: www.thenewstpetepier.com

Tyrone Square Mall is a truly elegant venue that offers a wide range of shopping choices. From such impressive anchor stores like Macy's, Dillard's, JCPenney and Sears to the many specialty shops that are all here, you will revel in the amazing selection of items to discover. Women's clothing, accessories, and shoes as well as items for the kids and housewares are all part of the incredible inventories that await you. The kids will also love visiting the unique Kidgits Korner Soft Play that can be found right in front of JCPenney.

Address: 6901 Tyrone Square St Petersburg, FL 33710 - MAP
Phone: (727) 347-3889
Web: www.simon.com

Making the effort to drive about 25 miles north of St. Petersburg is definitely worth it when you make the Ellenton Premium Outlets your shopping destination. Whether you want to take your time and browse or do some serious power shopping, you will find bargains at every turn when you make your way through this popular outlet. Some of the more popular storefronts include J.Crew, Nautica, Levis, Ralph Lauren, and White House|Black Market.

Address: 5461 Factory Shops Blvd, Ellenton, FL - MAP
Phone: (941) 723-1150
Web: www.premiumoutlets.com

While St. Petersburg's Baywalk Midcore offers plenty of attractive retail venues, the experience of walking through its palm tree-lined walkways and lush planting beds only adds to the cachet of this prestigious shopping destination. You can enjoy a great lunch, take in a movie or just browse the fine shops and boutiques that include Ann Taylor, Hurricane Pass Outfitters and White House|Black Market. There's also an excellent chance that your browsing will give way to many excellent purchases!

Address: 151 2nd Avenue N, St. Petersburg, FL 33701 - MAP
Phone: (813) 908-1727
Web: www.yourbaywalk.com

Bigger is definitely better when you go shopping at the Westfield Countryside Shopping Center. This impressive venue encompasses over a million square feet to include a movie theater, an indoor skating rink and several popular restaurants. And of course, there are plenty of fine shopping choices that include JCPenney, Sears and Dillard's in addition to approximately 170 shops that offer jewelry, shoes, cosmetics and much more.

Address: 27001 US 19 N at SR 580, Clearwater, FL 33755 - MAP
Phone: (727) 796-1079
Web: www.westfield.com

Cleverly convenient is a great way to describe John's Pass Village and Boardwalk. This waterfront shopping and entertainment complex is designed to look like a rustic fishing village. Instead, it houses souvenir shops, restaurants, specialty boutiques and a nightclub that are all connected by a long boardwalk that stretches nearly 1,100 feet. There's even an area to rent boats, take a boat tour or head out on a fishing expedition. Plus, John's is in very close proximity to the beach.

Address: 12901 Gulf Blvd, Madeira Beach, FL - MAP
Phone: (727) 394-0756
Web: johnspass.com