Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Pine Island

Lovegrove Gallery

If Matlacha is unexpectedly groovy for such a sun-faded fishing village, you can thank artist Leoma Lovegrove. Her gallery has transformed a fishing shack into a whimsical vision of tile mosaics and paintings, with …
Market in St Petersburg

Saturday Morning Market

For a slice of local life, head down to the Al Lang Field parking lot on Saturday mornings when more than 200 vendors gather for the local farmers market. In summer (from June to August) it moves to the shadier loca…
Art in Tampa

Dysfunctional Grace Art Co.

This creepy but awesome art shop contains curios such as a taxidermic giraffe wearing a monocle, a live albino pacman frog and a diaphonized zebra moray eel suspended in glycerine. Everything's pricey, but probably …
Gifts & Souvenirs in Tarpon Springs

Spongeorama Sponge Factory

Here you'll find the world's largest collection of natural sea sponges, along with souvenirs of all kinds – art, jewelry, loofahs, paintings, Greek stuff, Florida stuff, you get the point. In back is the Spongeorama…
Arts & Crafts in Sarasota

Towles Court Artist Colony

A dozen or so hip galleries occupy quirky, parrot-colored bungalows in this artists colony. The most lively time to be here is during the art walk on the third Friday of each month (6pm to 9pm). Outside of this, ind…
Books in Tampa

Inkwood Books

In a small house close to Hyde Park, Tampa's best independent bookstore has a fantastic selection of new Florida titles, both nonfiction and mystery, and wonderful children's books. It also hosts a whole roster of r…
Mall in Tampa

Hyde Park Village

Tampa has its share of malls, but for upscale trends and fashion, seek out this outdoor complex, in the lovely Old Hyde Park neighborhood in South Tampa. You'll find it between Swann and Morrison Aves.
Arts & Crafts in St Petersburg

Florida CraftArt

A nonprofit association runs this gallery-store dedicated to Florida craftspeople. Find unusual, unique, high-quality ceramics, jewelry, glass, clothing and art.
Market in Naples

Third Street South Farmers Market

At one of the region's best farmers markets you can find organic produce and lots of artisan products – bread, soaps, jams, woven baskets and more.
Cigars in Tampa

Metropolitan Cigars

The store itself is actually a humidor; perhaps the best cigar shop in Tampa Bay.