Two Florida shopping centers in the Top 10 for Christmas shopping

MIAMI.- The Aventura Mall and the Sawgrass Mills Malltwo shopping centers Floridawere considered among the ten best for shopping during the holiday season in USAaccording to a study on the Yocan Vaporizer website.

Christmas shopping has reached a record of $886.7 billion in the country.

To determine the best malls for holiday shopping in 2023, researchers considered a variety of factors, such as the mall’s ability to handle crowds, parking availability and cost, store diversity, number of dining options, and hours. of operation during the Christmas season.

Each shopping center was given a score out of 10 based on the comparison of daily traffic in relation to the size of the shopping center, total all-day parking costs and spaces, which had the number of shops and restaurants, the Opening hours on weekdays and Sundays.

The best shopping centers for Christmas shopping in 2023

In first place is positioned the Mall of America in Minnesotaas the top choice for holiday shoppers, with a score of 8.3.

He Aventura Mall in Miami, Florida, ranked second among the top 10 Christmas shopping centers in the country, with a score of 5.7.

Third place is occupied by King of Prussia Mall from Pennsylvania with 5.7 points.

Meanwhile he Sawgrass Mills Mallfrom Sunrise, from Florida is in fourth place in the ranking with a rating of 5.4, followed by Del Amo Fashion Centerin California in fifth place, with a score of 5.0.

The Top 10 is completed

6. Ala Moana Center, Hawaii

7. Millcreek Mall, Pennsylvania

8. Southampton’s Coast Plaza, California

9. Lakewood Center, California

10. Palisades Center, New York

What do Florida shopping centers offer at Christmas?

The Aventura Mall stood out for being one of the malls largest and most luxurious in Miami, its diversity and convenience, its opening hours and parking facilities. Although it had some challenges in crowd management and a limited variety of restaurants, Aventura Mall gained recognition as the ideal destination for men’s gifts, as it is home to more than 300 stores, including high-end brands such as Nike, Zara, Lacoste and Louis Vuitton.

Additionally, the mall features the Arts Aventura Mall program, which has curated more than 20 museum-worthy pieces throughout the center, including Carsten Höller’s Aventura Slide tower and Gorillas in the Mist by The Haas Brothers. The architecture of Aventura Mall features avant-garde design by renowned architect Carlos Zapata.

The gastronomy in Aventura Mall includes options such as Ladurée, Ralph’s Coffee, Cvi.Che 105, Shake Shack among others. It also has four of the department stores most famous in the US, Nordstrom, Macy’s, JCPenney and Bloomingdale’s and the official Ferrari and Porsche dealers.

While the Sawgrass Mills Located in Sunrise, 30 kilometers from Miami International Airport, is famous for its wide range of outlet stores. It also stands out for having ample parking space. But, it was below in the variety of gastronomic options offered to visitors.

This shopping center is the largest outlet shopping destination in the US, with more than 355 stores, including 70 luxury stores such as Nike, Tommy Hilfiger, Ralph Lauren, providing shoppers with deals during the Christmas season.

The Colonnade Outlets at Sawgrass Mills feature more than 70 exclusive stores, including Burberry, Diane von Furstenberg, Gucci, Prada and Versace. In addition, it offers restaurants, cinemas and services such as rental of small cars and wheelchairs.

The report points out that these malls offer unique shopping experiences with a wide variety of options for all tastes and styles.


FOUNTAIN: With information from Yocan Vaporizer