BEST MALL 2017
VERO BEACH OUTLETS, 1894 94th Drive, Vero Beach, 770.6097, www.verobeachoutlets.com
The budget is tight, the need is great, and what do you do? Head for Vero Beach Outlets, of course. Readers say it’s a great place to find outlet stores for brands just about everyone knows. It’s so popular that even tour groups stop there. How about Brooks Brothers, Gap, Guess, Kay Jewelers, Banana Republic, Kitchen Collection, Nike, Bass, Samsonite, The Children’s Place, Williams-Sonoma, Bose, Coach, Columbia Sportswear ... the list of leading designers and brand names stands at 60 and is growing. “Vero Beach Outlets strives to be fashionable and family-friendly,” says Melanie Hinson, a spokeswoman for the shops. “We offer amazing merchant deals, exciting events and the latest in fashion.” Typically a shopper will find prices that are 65 percent less than normal retail price. On top of that, there is a VIP savings club for additional savings. The outlet mall is easy to get to. It is right off Interstate 95, making it a simple trip even if you live in another county. If you go to its website, you will find a handy map of the stores.
WHAT READERS SAY
"The best brands at the cheapest price. Great selection and prices."
"Reasonable prices on name-brand merchandise."
"Great stores. Good bargains year-round. Convenient on/off from I-95."