There's No Place like Fort Lauderdale for World-Class Shopping

Fort Lauderdale, Florida is one of the country's foremost vacation destinations. This city is expert at welcoming millions of visitors who arrive with great expectations of an exiting stay. Visitors have come to pencil in time for shopping, and what better plan than Fort Lauderdale? We at 10best know of every notable shopping center here and throughout Broward County. Start out by The Fort Lauderdale Galleria. Only blocks from the beach and right along the Intracostal, this landmark shopping center is home to many of the world's top names such as Neiman-Marcus, Banana Republic and William-Sonoma. Plan a day at the city's most famous boulevard, Las Olas. This elegant street is lined with fine boutiques in an setting of sub-tropical foliage and the best people-watching. If it's discount shopping of the world's most famous brands, then head to Sunrise, just a few miles west of Downtown, to Sawgrass Mills. With names such as Barney's New York, Ralph Lauren, Tommy Hilfiger, Sax Fifth Avenue, Bed, Bath & Beyond and Target, to name a few, this is where the world comes to shop. For the sportsmen who enjoy South Florida, head to Bass Pro Shop's Outdoor World. This store is world-known for its endless supply of equipment and supplies for the sports enthusiasts. Fort Lauderdale is the one-stop vacation spot so pencil in some time for shop, and enjoy!

Harbor Shops
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Nestled just west of the inspiring 17th Street Causeway Bridge with its spectacular view of downtown and Port Everglades, is Harbor Shops. This expansive shopping center is a one-stop experience where you can pick up groceries, wine, yachting...  Read More

The Fountains
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The Fountains in the city of Plantation has grown to be one of the premier shopping destinations west of Fort Lauderdale. Flanked by a new, large Publix grocery store with its new White Apron cooking school as well as Whole Foods to the south...  Read More

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Swap Shop
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Reputed to be the South's biggest flea market, Fort Lauderdale's Swap Shop is an experience all in itself. You can't miss the bright yellow people bridge over Sunrise Boulevard which beckons passers-by to come on in and be surprised. Forget the...  Read More

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Coral Ridge Mall
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For over 40 years Coral Ridge Mall in Fort Lauderdale has been a staple shopping center and the go-to place for locals and visitors alike. Just blocks from the very popular Fort Lauderdale Beach and easy to find at the crossroads of Oakland Park...  Read More

Bass Pro Shop's Outdoor World


Next door to the International Game and Fishing Association World Fishing Center is the very popular Bass Pro Shop's Outdoor World. This enormous facility has something for everyone. Be it an exciting trip for hunting, fishing, camping, boating,...  Read More

Pompano Beach
Pompano Citi Centre


Beautifully positioned just north of Fort Lauderdale along the picturesque coast, Pompano Beach has long been a delightful destination to work, live and play for residents and visitors alike. Pompano Citi Centre reflects all that. Designed to...  Read More

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Gulfstream Park
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Even if horse racing isn't on the agenda, Gulfstream Park is a high-end shopper's dream. This glamorous and exciting landmark has been host to many of the world's greatest stars of thoroughbred racing since it opened in 1939, and by adding this...  Read More

Sawgrass Mills
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Billed as the second most popular tourist attraction in the state of Florida after Disney World, this Fort Lauderdale sprawling shopping mall's more than 350 stores are brimming with unbeatable bargains. Also noted as being Florida's largest...  Read More

Las Olas Boulevard


Probably the most popular street in Fort Lauderdale, trendy Las Olas Boulevard features one-of-a-kind shops, galleries, restaurants, boutiques and nightclubs. But the fun doesn't stop there. This is where the city comes to play. Check the...  Read More

The Galleria
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Keeping with Fort Lauderdale's grand world-class image, The Galleria has set a new standard in shopping for residents and its many visitors alike. It's easy to see why this upscale shopping mecca is one of the most popular malls in Fort...  Read More


Meet Dale Mack

Dale Mack has been involved in Fort Lauderdale tourism and promotions for over twenty years. Working for Travelhost Magazine in Dallas, Texas, he was especially drawn to the edition...  More About Dale