Ft. Lauderdale isn't just home to beautiful sandy beaches and swaying palm trees, but also to some great shopping destinations. With the holidays right around the corner, it's never been more important to make sure that you're all caught up on your gift list. If you have a few last-minute presents to buy, here are five of the top spots where you can finish up.  

1. The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale  411 × 272

The Galleria of Fort Lauderdale is one of the most premier malls in Southern Florida, featuring over 100 fashion retailers and popular stores. Located right along Sunrise Boulevard, this mall is the perfect place to purchase clothing, accessories, sporting goods, fitness equipment, shoes, health and beauty products, jewelry, electronics, and even pet items. Macy's, Dillards, Regus, and H&M are among some of the most popular stores found here.

2. Harbor Shops  

If you want to check off your gift list while enjoying the beautiful Floridian weather, consider making your purchases at the Harbor Shops. Located near the beach on Cordova Road, this simple outdoor plaza is home to AT&T, TJ Maxx, Gamestop, and Ace Hardware, among a few other local boutiques. Whether your loved ones have asked for a new cell phone, game console, toolbox, or something more unique, you're sure to find what you're looking for here.

3. Cypress Creek Station     

Cypress Creek Station on North Andrews Ave is home to a great collection of national, regional, and local shops where you can find endless gift ideas. True Train Hobbyists Paradise is the perfect destination to find presents for any model train enthusiasts. Office Depot has everything you need for anyone on your list who needs paper, ink, and office supplies. There is also a cinema and a few restaurants where you can grab lunch and a movie afterward.

4. Surf World  

If you're in search of the perfect present for any surfers in your life, look no further than Surf World on North Federal Highway. This specialty shop sells brand-name clothing, sunglasses, footwear, and more!

Whether you're looking to give the gift of a surfboard, wetsuit, snorkeling gear, or surf wax, you won't run out of options when you shop here. Skateboards, backpacks, Go Pro cameras, skate accessories, and swimwear are also available for purchase. It's a one-stop-shop for anyone who follows a surf and skate lifestyle.

5. River Market 

Also located on North Federal Highway, River Market is an outdoor mall where you can shop until you drop. This marketplace features a Sephora, Lululemon, Dick's Sporting Goods, Barnes & Noble, Pottery Barn Best Buy, a furniture store, a few toy shops, and more. There is also a Whole Foods located here, so you can pick up everything you need for preparing your holiday dinner, including tasty cakes and desserts. 

From indoor malls to outdoor strips, specialty shops, and more, you are sure to find all the presents, stocking stuffers, and food that you need to host an unforgettable holiday. If you still haven't bought yourself anything, stop by Pines Lincoln today to see about getting yourself a new car.

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