Shopping Malls and Centers, Outlet Malls: With a multitude of well known stores from Carter's to Converse, Gap to Guess, and Izod to Old Navy, the Lake Buena Vista Factory Shops is a favorite for local outlet shoppers as well as tourists – for their ample parking as much as their retail offerings. Merchandise here is factory direct with savings of up to 75 percent off every day. For those with wee ones in tow, an open-air playground gives the kids a place to blow off steam between their parents' bouts of spending. Additionally, Lake Buena Vista Factory Shops provides free shuttle service from some 60 Orlando and Kissimmee area hotels.
Local Expert A.D. Thompson Says:
Shopping Malls and Centers: "Follow them on Twitter or like them on Facebook for extra savings. Coupons and other discounts are posted regularly. You can find them in those free local travel books around town, as well."
Best for Shopping Malls and Centers Because: Lake Buena Vista Shops' location near the parks – it's just four miles from SeaWorld, for example – make a day of shopping-and-Shamu entirely doable.