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“Take you from Sanible Island to Captive”
Review of Periwinkle Way

Periwinkle Way
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Owner description: The main street running through Sanibel Island is lined with shops, boutiques, galleries and cafes.
Port Dover
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117 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“Take you from Sanible Island to Captive”
Reviewed 18 November 2013

Periwinkle Way is THE main road of Sanibel and Captiva Island. It's a wonderful slow drive through the islands where you pass the nature preserves, the beaches, all the shopping and eating places. Don't be in a hurry, top speed is 30 miles an hour.
A bike path runs alongside most of the road.

Visited November 2013
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Benfleet, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“shops and restaurants”
Reviewed 15 November 2013

we expected this road after reading reviews of it as a small road with quaint shops along it, it turned out to be a busy road with trees either side, and clumps of shops along the road very hard to read signs as you drove by.

Visited November 2013
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Cape Coral, Florida
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685 reviews
166 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
“Nice drive.”
Reviewed 13 November 2013

This road has lots to see. There are many small shops on both sides of the road. Only one chain restaurant on the island that being the Dairy Queen. Love the Dairy Queen. Plenty of restaurants to choose from and because of the speed limit you will not fly by something you like.

Visited November 2013
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Fort Worth, Texas
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169 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
“The main drag”
Reviewed 12 November 2013

Pretty much everything you could need while on the islands is available on Periwinkle. Shopping of all sorts, restaurants. Nice to have it all in one place, although it was pretty busy even right before busy season. Luckily, a police officer was helping with traffic on one super busy intersection. Beware of the many bicycles and crossings for them! Glad the speed limit is only 35 so you can easily find the places you are looking for and can get into traffic, when having to cross it!

Visited November 2013
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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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79 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Lots of Shopping”
Reviewed 27 October 2013

I remember the first time I came hear 35 years ago and me and my 2 girlfriends went from shop to shop and loved it. Some of the stores are still here. Lots of new stores made the ride so much more than we remember. The road is still a nice ride and so well kept. Its so nice to see some things never change.......

Visited October 2013
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