Miami is a city filled with activity during the day and night. It is a business city with international travelers coming through often. During Spring Break Miami is inundated with spring break students. The beaches, boats, and water sports are just some of the recreation available in Miami. For visitors looking for indoor activities the Miami International Mall is one place to go. The mall is seven miles from the Miami International Airport just a few minutes from the Florida Turnpike.
Mall hours for the Miami International Center are Monday through Saturday from 10am to 9pm and Sunday from 11am to 7pm. There are holiday hours. Christmas Day the mall is closed, and other days the mall may have restricted hours.
Anchor stores at the Miami International Mall are Macys, Dillard's, JC Penny and Sears. As part of Simon Property Group this mall is one of the largest in Florida and the Miami Dade area. There are over 120 stores within its brick building. Simon Property Group is a fortune 500 company with 386 mall locations in North America, Asia, and Europe. The interior of the mall is set with elegant tile flooring, ceiling windows to allow natural light, and plenty of plants to add to the atmosphere.
Accessory shops at the Miami International Mall are Aldo, Bagzaro, Bayside Brush, Bebe Sport, Claire's Boutique, Coach, Forever 21, Guess, Sunglass Hat, and the Watch Station. For Arts, Cards, and Books there are Fotoquick, Amy's Hallmark, and a Hickory Farms Kiosk for gifts. Children's stores include Baby Gap and Disney Store. Also for children is Gymboree, Kids Foot Locker, and the Children's Place. Entertainment shops like Digital World and EB Games are at the mall.
Jewelry such as CR Jewelers Diamond Outlet, Fast Fix Jewelry Repair, Mayors Jewelers, and Speed Jewelry provide a number of exquisite pieces for shoppers. Men's and women's fashion shops include Adrenalina, Collezioni, Express Men, PacSun, Sartori Amici, A'Gaci, Ann Taylor, New York and Company, Soul to Sole, and Touche.
Restaurants at the Miami International Mall will range from sit down locations to the food court. Places to eat are: Chao Cajun, Charley's Grilled Subs, China China, Gelato Land, Kings BBQ, Marhaba Express, Sarku Japan, Tony Roma's, and Villa Pizza. Cuisines range from local fare to international favorites.
At the Miami International Mall travel and tourism is popular. Hotels surround the area making it easier for shopping fans. Events also occur during the year. The events will differ per year from fundraisers, live music, piped in music, and holiday celebrations.
After a day of shopping it is possible to leave the mall and go to the beaches of Miami. Water sports in Miami can be wind surfing, surfing, swimming, diving, snorkeling, and jet skis. It is possible to find accessories for water sports at the mall before heading out to enjoy the sun. It also makes a nice location to go after a day at the beach to cool down, while shopping for top fashions of Miami.