Sometimes, going on vacation is really just an excuse to go shopping. And if your goal is to shop ‘till you drop, Bonita Springs and Estero will be your new favorite vacation destinations.

The Promenade at Bonita Bay open-air shopping center is a must-visit. You’ll find unique boutiques, high-end stores and great restaurants. The shopping center is beautiful, too. The fountains and walkway coverings add a nice ambiance and you’ll feel like you’ve been transported to a charming city in Europe.

Some shops you’ll love:

  • Coastal Outfitters
  • Evelyn & Arthur
  • Well Read Department Store
  • Little Paris

Coconut Point is another option. It’s in Estero and it’s home to a variety of chain stores and restaurants with some unique shops thrown in for good measure. It is also an open-air shopping mall. Like The Promenade, it hosts a variety of events throughout the year such as an art festival and farmers market.

Some shops you’ll love:

  • Michael Kors
  • Apple
  • Lilly Pulitzer
  • Chico’s