Orlando City Guide

Orlando Shopping

Greater Orlando has nine major shopping malls and hundreds of other shops, factory outlets, bargain boutiques, and flea markets. The largest malls have huge parking lots, so make sure you know where your car is located and which entrance you need to use to get back to it! All the malls also have extensive food courts so you can shop and eat all day long.

The theme parks and attractions have their own shops and offer a pick-up service so you can collect your purchases as you leave the park at the end of the day. This is helpful if you don't want to carry bags or packages around.

Insider's Guide: The Best of Shopping in Orlando

The Mall at Millenia (4200 Conroy Road, South Orlando) is the most upscale shopping mall in the area, hosting 150 world famous stores such as Bloomingdale's, Cartier, Dior, Gucci, Louis Vuitton, Jimmy Choo, and Tiffany's. You can receive help from the mall's full-service concierge or take advantage of valet parking.

For upscale shopping at Cartier, Jimmy Choo, and the like, visit the Mall at Millenia in South Orlando.
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For upscale shopping at Cartier, Jimmy Choo, and the like,
visit the Mall at Millenia in South Orlando.

Altamonte Springs Mall, just north of Orlando, (451 E Altamonte Drive, Altamonte Springs) also offers hundreds of different retail outlets with usually ample parking. The mall has a broad range of retail stores, including Abercrombie & Fitch, Banana Republic, Victoria's Secret, and Sears.

The nearby city of Winter Park's tree-lined and charming Park Avenue offers boutiques, galleries, and shops from the casual chic of Synergy (202-B Park Ave South), to the trendy fashions of Tuni (301 Park Ave South), and the eclectic Shou'Ture (339 S Park Ave South), where you can find top designer shoes and get a pedicure at the same time.

If you're interested in antiques, you should visit Antique Row on North Orange AvenueLake Ivanhoe in Orlando. This three-mile stretch of small shops and galleries offers a wide range of art and antiques for the serious collector and the bargain hunter. Many of the shops are owner-operated so hours can vary, but most are open from 10 am to 5 pm.

These outlets offer brand-name products including clothes (stores such as Burberry, Armani, Anne Klein, Kenneth Cole, and La Perla), shoes, electronics, cameras, housewares, music, toys, and souvenirs. You can save even more money by going online and joining Prime Outlets Orlando 1Club and Orlando Premium Outlet's VIP Shopper Club, which gives savings of 10 to 35 percent at selected stores.

Market Street in the City of Celebration (on Interstate 4 south of the Walt Disney World Resort) is also worth visiting for its shops. The variety of stores available here include upscale jewelers, such as Jewel Box Fine Jewelers, and gift shops like the Market Street Gallery. Nottingham's also offers old-world antiques, reproductions, and furniture.

Renninger's Twin Markets (20651 US Highway 441) in Mount Dora is a good off-the-beaten-path location for antique shopping less than an hour from Orlando. More than 180 shops are located inside Renninger's 40,000-square-foot air-conditioned building. Shoppers can find antique furniture, dolls, art, pottery, fishing items, and more.

After spending the day with your kids at Orlando's theme parks and such, chances are you'll be ready for a night out -- adults only. Go to the next page to find out about all the best hotspots for entertainment and nightlife in Orlando.