• Melody Dunn

Girls Just Wanna Have Sun… And Shopping...Along the Emerald Coast!

Sure, you could give up "shopping" on vacation, but you're no quitter!



Maybe…

· you’ve had one too many consecutive days in the beautiful gulf coast sun…

· you forgot a much needed item on your packing list…

· you want to take home a tangible memory of your vacation…

Or, maybe you just love to shop and see what the locals are selling!


For those fortunate to be staying at “Livin’ The Dream" (vrbo.com/1687988)… you are right in the middle of the shopping action! Be sure to hoof it around the corner from the house to “Shipwreck General Store” for souvenirs, essentials, fun coastal finds and bike/beach rentals etc. However, if you’d like to take the scenic drive to local shops and boutiques throughout the Emerald Coast area, here's some great suggestions:


· Go East from the Carillon Neighborhood to enjoy all things Panama City Beach including Pier Park the ultimate outdoor shopping & entertainment center

· Go West to enjoy and assortment of great boutiques nestled in the midst of the various coastal villages along 30A

· Go further West to the Silver Sands Premium Outlet Mall


Pier Park North: 15600 Panama City Beach Pkwy. Shopping center with 40+ shops, eateries and Fresh Market.


Pier Park in Panama City Beach

This premier shopping and entertainment destination is an outdoor complex and boasts 124 stores in addition to restaurants, park attractions, IMAX movie theater, ice cream shops, laser tag and live music. There is a restaurant for every taste and fun for the whole family. Anchor stores include Dillards, Target, Marshalls and JC Penney.




An Assortment of Great Boutique Shops


Inlet Beach Shops

· 30A Olive Oil

· Margaret Ellen Bridal

· Mingle Modern Gatherings and Gifts: Gifts for those who like to celebrate, entertain and decorate

· UPS

· Willow + Mercer: Coastal lifestyle boutique featuring jewelry, men’s and women’s clothing and shoes

· Shades: Sunglasses, coastal clothing and accessories

· Outpost: Coastal lifestyle boutique


Rosemary Beach Shops

· Bombora Surf Shop: Designer swimwear, sunglasses, sandals and floats

· Gigis Fabulous Kid’s Fashions & Toys

· Pish Posh Patchouli’s: Bath and body products

· Stellar: Boutique specializing in young adult fashions

· The Sugar Shak: Candy, sweets and ice cream

· Hidden Lantern: Bookstore

· Tracery Interiors: Upscale home furnishings

· Willow Boutique: Fashionista boutique · Rosemary Beach Trading Co.: Clothing and gifts

Seacrest Beach Shops

· LMN: Women’s clothing, jewelry and accessories

· Ophelia Swimwear

· Seacrest Sundries: Convenience store, restaurant, beer, wine and novelty items


Alys Beach Shops

· Ann Hartley: Curated collection if items from around the globe, artisan jewelry, fine clothing and one of a kind items

· NEAT: Wines, craft beers, artisan spirits and tasting room

· The Alys Shoppe: Resort style boutique, jewelry, beachwear, Alys Beach brand apparel


Watersound Beach Shops

· 13 Hub Lane: Home décor, furniture, jewelry

· Adaro Art: Original artword

· Alison Wickey Gallery: Fine local art

· Mermaids of 30A: Gulf coast inspired jewelr, pottery, paintings and décor

· OKO Lifestyle: Modern casual clothing for women

· Queork: Cork based items, handsbags, shoes, wallets and more


Seagrove Beach Shops

· Abode Beach Interiors: Coastal lifestyle home furnishing and décor boutique

· Bow Wow Meow Pet Co.: Dog and cat shop

· RUN/SUP: All things Stand Up Paddleboard or Running related

· Seagrove Plaza: 30A Store, Jewelry of 30A, Liz Fashions, The Green Owl

· Yellowfin Ocean Sports: Bait and tackle shop. Saltwater fishing gear, kayaks and bike rentals


Seaside Shops

· Baby + Bump: Maternity and baby boutique

· Déjà vu: Urban apparel, shoes, bags, jewelry and accessories

· Duckies Shop of Fun: Toy Store

· Perspicasity: Women’s clothing and accessories

· Sundog Books

· The Seaside Style: tshirts and accessories


WaterColor Shops

· Boca Boutique and Galeri: Casual clothing, beach footwear and affordable gifts

· Little Red: Children’’s clothes and toys

· Old Florida Outfitters: Beachy outdoor apparel for men and women, fishing gear, water gear

· The Blue Giraffe: Bright colored art, gifts, books, coastal jewelry


Grayton Beach Shops

· Beau Interiors: Unique rug, furniture, lighting, gifts and accessories

· Gypsea Boutique: Women’s clothing, jewelry and art

· Nicole Paloma: Hand sewn, hand painted original fashion

· The Shard Shop Grayton Beach: Orignal pieces of art from glass shards

· The Zoo Gallery: Unique art, pottery, jewlry, furniture, home décor

· Treasure In Paradise: CDs of local music repurposed beach chairs, umbrellas and toys, one of a kind gifts


Gulf Place Shops

· 30A Tropical Store: Beach accessories, swimsuits, sunglasses, kites etc.

· Affinity Boutique: Fun clothing, art and accessories

· Artists At Gulf Place: Collection of 8 art galleries

· Furry Fanatics: All natural pet food and treats

· 30A Store in Gulf Place: 30A brand items

· YOLO Boar and Bike: Stand Up Paddle Boards and beach bikes


Silver Sands Premium Outlets

Not far from Sandestin and Miramar Beach, this outlet is home to 110 name brand and designer outlet stores.



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