Best Shopping in Destin
Destin Florida might be known for its white sands and emerald green waters, but it boasts some of the best shopping along the Emerald Coast with area shopping centers such as Silver Sands Premium Outlets and Destin Commons hosting major retailers, and many local luxury boutiques offering fabulous finds and unique local treasures. Enjoy your fun in the sun at the beach, then rest up and plan to shop ’til you drop when you’re shopping in Destin, FL!
Silver Sands Premium Outlets
Silver Sands Premium Outlets® is home to over 100 designer and name-brand outlet stores including Coach, Michael Kors, Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Store, Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th, Vera Bradley, and more. Located just east of Destin, outlets such as Under Armour, Nike, Columbia, and The North Face, attract the outdoor enthusiast, while other name brands like Disney Outlet, Crewcuts, Carter’s and OshKosh B’gosh attract parents with growing children and back-to-school shoppers visiting Destin. Outlet mall stores offer a variety of items from women’s apparel and accessories to housewares and sporting goods. “Shop more for less” at this Destin, Florida mall and enjoy a variety of name brand stores, covered sidewalks, a children’s play area, and restaurants offering grab-and-go or sit down options.
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Join the VIP Club prior to shopping for additional savings, then check the directory and map out your desired stops before arriving to ensure you hit as many stores as efficiently as possible!
One Destin, Florida mall that needs to be added to your vacation itinerary is The Destin Commons. It’s more than just a mall. It’s an outdoor lifestyle center. With favorites like Bass Pro Shops, Belk, H&M, LUSH Cosmetics, Express, Sephora, LOFT, Southern Living, AMC Theaters, Uncle Buck’s FishBowl & Grill, Chipotle, and World of Beer, Destin Commons currently offers 90+ stores and restaurants with something for everyone. Let the kids cool off at the Splash Pad and Pirates Play Cove, create a new best friend at Build-A-Bear workshop, and take a trip around the center and take a look at all of the Destin Commons stores on the Mini Choo Choo – Cubby Caboose. With a variety of things to do, shoppers can catch a movie, grab a beer, enjoy a round of bowling, dine with friends, then shop some of the best brand names and locally-owned boutiques all within one trip to Destin Commons. But why just limit it to one?! Stop by this Destin, Florida mall multiple times while visiting the Emerald Coast – there’s something for the whole family, and we bet you won’t leave empty handed!
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There’s always something going on at Destin Commons. Check out their events for in-store events, festivals, fireworks and more fun for the whole family!
Other Destin Shopping “Must-Stops”
To the far west side of Destin, shoppers can enjoy waterfront shopping with a view of the Destin Harbor and Destin’s Fishing Fleet, at HarborWalk Village. Don’t miss stores include Aloha Surf Company, Sunglass World, Kitty Hawk Kites, Life is Good, Sunset Lifestyles, Naples Soap Company, Nautical Treasures, and more. If you want to take a look at everything Harborwalk Village offers, check out their virtual walking tour!
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HarborWalk Village is a great place to see fireworks, brunch with friends, or catch or a Destin sunset over the Destin Harbor! Plan to stop at one of the great restaurants on the Harbor to refuel pre- or post-shopping.
City Market Beachside and Bayside
This upscale lifestyle shopping center located just east of Destin Commons on Hwy 98 features unique boutiques that you won’t want to miss when shopping in Destin, FL. Nestled in this quaint center include a few favorites such as Frillseekers, Bijoux De Mar Fine Jewelry, Lena Ellen Boutique, Lux Exchange and G&Co. Art Gallery. Grab a gourmet cupcake at Smallcakes Cupcakery and Creamery or enjoy “the best chicken salad in the south” at Chicken Salad Chick while shopping at City Market.
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If you’re planning a full day of shopping, this center sits between Destin Commons and Silver Sands Premium Outlets, and shoppers can easily add these stores to their shopping itinerary between major Destin, Florida mall stops!
The Market Shops at Sandestin
At the entrance of Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, just east of Destin, sits The Market Shops at Sandestin. If you’re ready to ‘shop like the locals,’ and explore some fabulous boutiques while in Destin, this shopping center features all locally-owned merchants. Sunset Shoes, Wren’s Village Boutique, Favori Boutique, Jewel Toffier, and Baytowne Jewelers will provide shoppers a luxury boutique shopping experience with a variety of unique clothing, shoes, accessories, and gifts.
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The Market Shops at Sandestin often host great entertainment on the lawn from live music or free fitness classes to festivals. Check out their events before you visit to see if you can pair a boutique shopping experience with some great entertainment.
Destin Florida Condos
Whether you’re planning a full shopping itinerary during a beach vacation or just looking for a few great finds while in Destin, outlets, stores, and boutiques are all within a short drive (or walk) from many Destin vacation rentals and condominiums. Make time to visit these stores and outlets when shopping in Destin, FL, for the best finds and local favorites on the Emerald Coast!
Condo-World can get you close to the best shopping on the The Emerald Coast in beautiful accommodations such as Huntington by the Sea and Sterling Sands. Book your best beach and shopping vacation in Destin, FL!