ShoppingOrlando’s best (not-well-kept) secret is its plethora of retail, outlet, and boutique shops. Some visitors even make special trips to Orlando just for the shopping. Below is a small list of the best shopping within a close radius of the Rosen Inn.
Artegon Marketplace Orlando®
Formerly known as Festival Bay Mall®, Artegon Marketplace Orlando®, located near the Northern end of I-Drive is a new concept bringing together artisanal and craft vendors into a de novo marketplace. Well-known retailers like Bass Pro Shops, Sheplers Western Stores, Cinemark Movie Theaters, and Ron Jon Surf Shop will be joined by creators of unique and diverse food, one-of-a-kind merchandise, artwork, and handcrafted items and entertainment. The mall is one of the many stops along the I-RIDE Trolley. Shoppers can participate in indoor and outdoor activities. Parking is free.
Orlando International Premium Outlets®
Nowhere else in Central Florida is there a larger collection of brand names outlets. Shop among rows of stores—alfresco—under covered corridors. Get ready for a day or two worth of serious shopping where you’re bound to find hot deals and deep discounts. Top brands you’ll find at the Orlando Premium Outlets include Coach, Guess, BCBG Max, Anne Taylor, Neiman Marcus, Nike, Reebok, Adidas, Polo Ralph Lauren, Cole Haan, Calvin Klein, and Lacoste. In addition to clothes, you’ll find housewares, shoe, perfume, and accessory shops. Several restaurants and a food court are located at the Orlando Premium Outlets. Shoppers enjoy free parking or valet service. Consider using the I-Trolley if you’re visiting without a car.
Orlando Premium Outlets locations:Pointe Orlando
South on International Drive is the Pointe Orlando, a center where shopping and entertainment have merged excellently in one fun-filled center. As for shopping, Pointe Orlando houses great boutique and brand name stores. Here you’ll find Victoria’s Secret, Bath & Body Works, Armani Exchange, Hollister, Tommy Hilfiger, and Tommy Bahama. If hunger strikes, you’ll have a great choice of restaurants serving Americana, Japanese, Greek, and Mexican food. There are also a handful of fun bars to explore. There is plenty of paid parking in the attached parking garage. Some business may validate your parking so we suggest asking.
Mall at Millenia
Fine fashion and haute couture are close by at the famed Mall at Millenia. Shop amongst luxury and high-end stores featuring Emporio Armani, Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Bloomingdale’s, and Versace. Fine housewares, jewelry, and accessories are also featured at the Mall of Millenia. Restaurants include Johnny Rockets, California Pizza Kitchen, The Cheesecake Factory, The Capital Grille, and P.F. Chang’s China Bistro.