While you saved up for your vacation, hopefully you put a little spending money away too. Orlando has tons of great shopping options, including outlet centers and shopping malls. Whether you’re looking for clothes, home goods, accessories or souvenirs, these shopping spots are sure to have whatever you need. Just be sure to bring a big suitcase to get all your treasures home!
Lake Buena Vista Factory Stores
In between visits to Mickey Mouse and his friends, browse the stores at the Lake Buena Vista Factory Stores. This outlet mall sits right in the heart of all the action, just two miles from Disney and eight miles from Universal Studios. Parking is always free and you’ll appreciate the food court to grab a quick bite during your visit.
Stores at Lake Buena Vista include American Eagle, Calvin Klein, Gap, Nike, Reebok, Timberland, Theme Park Outlet and Under Armour. The mall also has an cafe serving up coffee and sweet treats and a full-service restaurant, Frankie Farrell’s Irish Pub.
Other amenities include a kids’ playground and plenty of seating to rest your shopping feet.
Orlando Vineland Premium Outlets
Just a few minutes from Orlando’s theme parks, the Vineland Premium Outlets boasts over 160 stores and tons of great deals. A favorite with both locals and tourists, the outlet mall features favorite retailers and high-end designer stores. Stores include Bottega Veneta, Jimmy Choo, Prada, Tory Burch and Tommy Hilfiger.
When the littles get tired of shopping, let them burn off some steam at the kids’ playground. If you want a quick snack or a sit-down meal, the food court area has over 20 dining options. Try everything from fast food to ice cream. Restaurants include Ben & Jerry’s, Charley’s Philly Steaks, Currito, Ford’s Garage and Starbucks.
The Florida Mall
With over 1.7 square feet of shopping space, The Florida Mall is a must-do destination for shopping. Anchored by Macy’s, Dillard’s, JCPenney and Dick’s Sporting Goods, the mall has over 250 stores and restaurants. Other stores include Apple, Tesla, Michael Kors, ZARA and Armani Exchange.
The mall is also an attraction in its own right, offering an American Girl Store, the Crayola Experience, the M&Ms World Store and the Disney Store. After a day of deal-seeking, reward yourself with a yummy meal at one of the 23 restaurants in the food court. The food court has both indoor and outdoor seating options and everything from fast food to sit-down dining. Other amenities include two play areas, money exchange, valet parking and baggage check.
The Mall at Millenia
More than a shopping mall, the Mall at Millenia is an entertainment destination in Orlando. It’s just 10 minutes from Universal and less than 30 minutes from Disney. With over 150 stores and restaurants, the mall appeals to all tastes. Stores include Lilly Pulitzer, Williams Sonoma, Anthropologie, True Religion and kate spade.
Dine at restaurants like P.F. Changs, The Cheesecake Factory and BRIO. Along with shopping and dining, the mall has tons of other great amenities. These include full concierge services, currency exchange, Orlando visitor information, post office, valet parking and international shipping services.
Orlando International Premium Outlets
Another awesome option for deals and discounts, the Orlando International Premium Outlets is also close to all the action. It’s just 5 minutes from Universal Studios and 10 miles from Disney World. The designer and favorite retailers include Karl Lagerfeld, Polo Ralph Lauren, Coach, Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th and Ted Baker London.
The food court features Vinito Ristorante, serving up full-service Italian, and other international restaurants. Utilize the valet and premium parking to save time and energy. Other amenities include currency exchange, electric vehicle charging stations, stroller rentals and group services.