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Key Info

Lincoln Road

Price & Hours

Free to explore; fees vary by vendor
10 a.m.-11 p.m. daily

Details

Shopping Type
2 hours to Half Day Time to Spend

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  • 3.5Value
  • 5.0Facilities
  • 4.0Atmosphere

Located on Lincoln Road, between Alton Road and Washington Avenue, the Lincoln Road Mall is a mile-long, can't-miss pedestrian shopping area. Originally designed in the 1950s, the Lincoln Road Mall received a makeover in 1997 that lead to a resurgence in popularity. In 2011, the Lincoln Road Mall was added to the National Register of Historic Places. Shoppers can expect to find everything from Banana Republic, Gap and Macy's to Lululemon Athletica, Apple and Madewell. In addition to several stores and restaurants, the area hosts a farmers market on Sundays, morning yoga classes throughout the year and outdoor concerts.

There's pretty much something for everyone here. Grab some scrumptious sushi and cocktails at SUSHISAMBA before catching a flick at the movie theater. Afterward, drop by one of the art galleries or sample some magnifique French macarons at Ladurée. Travelers agree that a stroll through the Lincoln Road Mall is a must when visiting Miami Beach. Recent visitors were delighted with live music and the restaurants that cater to pedestrians. However, some reviewers did express disappointment in the amount of chain stores and homeless people wandering the area.

Check out the Lincoln Road website for a convenient directory and for more information on what you can find here. Keep in mind that although the mall is officially open from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily, each store and restaurant keeps its own hours. There's parking available in nearby garages, for a fee, and several bike-share stations are within walking distance. While in the area, make time to behold Frank Gehry's radically designed symphony hall, the New World Center.

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