About Erin D
Lives in San Pedro, Belize
Since Sep. 2008
35-49 year old female
Full time traveler and digital nomad - visited over 60 countries on 5 continents to date. Three-time expat -- Taiwan, Netherlands, and Belize. I'm a Certified Specialist of Wine (CSW) and I'm an annual passholder to all Disney Parks worldwide, visiting each of the international resorts 2-3 times per year. I work as a travel and food writer and blogger. I write for publications like Viator and Roam Right Travel Insurance. I am AFAR Magazine's Belize expert and authored the Official AFAR Guide to Belize. In 2013, I authored the majority of Belize's official visitor magazine, Destination Belize, and had the honor to work as the English language editor for a renowned international chef's second published cookbook.
Shopping Malls, Gift & Speciality Shops
Gift & Speciality Shops
Gift & Speciality Shops
Flea & Street Markets
Head to Kissimmee's Old Town for an eclectic mix of stores, eateries, and entertainment options. Old Town is home to a number of shops you aren't likely to find anywhere else, making it a great place to pick up unique gifts and souvenirs.
If you're looking for bargains, there are several outlets in the greater Kissimmee area. Orlando Premium Outlets, located on Vineland Avenue, features brands such as Michael Kors, Burberry, Lucky Brand, and Hugo Boss.
Downtown Disney is a lively shopping and entertainment district near the Disney theme parks. Here, you'll find a giant World of Disney Store that carries much of the same merchandise available inside the theme parks, as well as a variety of other Disney-themed shops, from Disney's Pin Traders to Disney's Candy Cauldron. There are also many non-Disney options, whether you're in the market for bath products, leather goods, legos, or Harley Davidson gear.
The Florida Mall is Central Florida's largest shopping center, home to over 250 unique entertainment, retail, and dining options. You'll find the usual shops like Dilliard's, JCPenney, Macy's and Dick's Sporting Goods, as well as stores like M&M World, Disney Store, Zara flagship, and Central Florida's first American Girl store.
If you're after upscale brands, head to the Mall at Millenia. The indoor shopping mall features a number of high-end luxury brands. Anchor stores include Macy's, Bloomingdale's, and Neiman Marcus, and upscale brands include Gucci, Tiffany & Co., Chanel, Armani, Jimmy Choo, and Burberry.
Artegon Marketplace, formerly known as Festival Bay Mall, is where outdoor adventure enthusiasts stock up at Bass Pro, Shepler's Western Wear, Ron Jon Surf Shop, and others. Artegon also houses The Village, which is said to be Orlando's only Artisan Marketplace and offers 165 artisanal shops and stores.
The Loop is a fun outdoor shopping experience, offering stores like Kohl's, Old Navy, Ross, Pier 1 Imports, Famous Footwear, and more. It's also got a number of dining options, including popular sit-down restaurants and faster, counter-service options.
Maingate Flea Market is the place for flea market enthusiasts who want to shop for a little bit of everything. There are over 400 booths offering clothing and jewelry, cosmetics and toys.