Shop til you drop! And you can do just that in Sarasota as the choices are immense and the variety is unbelievable. Sarasotans can pick anything from flee markets and interesting consignment and antique shops all the way to Saks Fifth Avenue and pricey boutiques and galleries to satisfy their need to shop. With two wonderful large malls and many, many smaller shopping centers scattered all over the county, there is no shortage of choices. St. Armands Circle is a terrific shopping destination with scores of small shops, boutiques and restaurants. Just a short drive away is the very large Ellenton Outlet Center for discounted designer stores and the International Mall of Tampa is just one hour away to fill that need for a Neiman Marcus or Nordstroms. Large, modern grocery stores are abundant as well as numerous gourmet and health-conscious markets and international bakeries by the basketful.