A short drive from Spanish Main RV Resort, Tampa is a vibrant city where visitors can enjoy many things, including shopping. Retail therapy can be most rewarding here, as the area has several great malls as well as unusual specialty stores. Below are some of the highlights.
International Plaza and Bay Street
A beautiful upscale mall, the International Plaza and Bay Street has stores that are synonymous with luxury, such as Neiman Marcus, Tiffany & Co. and Gucci. You’ll also find more mainstream retailers like Dillard’s, Nordstrom and many more. Among the variety of restaurants from which to choose, The Cheesecake Factory is likely one of the most popular.
Tampa’s selection of specialty shops includes some true gems. We particularly recommend the following:
- La France – A stop here is a must for any fashion historian or fan of vintage clothing. It has a wonderful ambience and the merchandise is artistic.
- Cleanse Apothecary – This charming shop is a delightful oasis of scents and pampering products. You’ll enjoy the warm, personalized service.
- Bearss Groves – A favorite place for those looking for fresh produce, it also carries pies and cheeses. Good deals can be picked up at the 50-percent off table.
- Joe & Son’s Olive Oil – A foodie’s wonderland, this enterprise has an array of oils and vinegars. The proprietor will also provide custom mixing to suit your taste.