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Friends, Laughter, Shopping: A Perfect Day
  HEADED TO THE SHORE for a getaway weekend, family vacation or a few days at your rental house? Take a shopping break for a new outfit, beach supplies or that extra touch for your home away from home at Cumberland Mall in Vineland, just minutes from Routes 55 and 47.
Cumberland Mall is a convenient shopping, dining and entertainment hub for travelers and Southern New Jersey residents looking for just about anything including a bite to eat or the latest movie. From affordable fashion apparel to jewelry, electronics, literature and more, Cumberland Mall has more than 60 specialty stores including Victoria’s Secret, American Eagle Outfitters, Books-A- Million, Ulta Beauty, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Boscov’s and Marshalls.
Need a bit of sustenance before you continue shopping or take your seat at the Regal movie theater? Choices range from Luca’s Pizza, Saladworks, Chick-fil-A, Starbucks, Applebee’s, Red Robin to any one of Cumberland Mall’s other popular spots. The youngsters can enjoy the complimentary children’s play area to wrap up a day of family fun at Cumberland Mall.
In addition to providing an excellent selection of retail, entertainment and dining options, Cumberland Mall hosts numerous free events and programs for shoppers and
families to enjoy year-round. 3849 S. Delsea Drive; 856-825-9507; In Sea Isle City it’s Girls Weekend – a
twice a year event that’s all about shopping and more. Dozens of restaurants, salons, gyms and other businesses offer great deals and discounts. So, plan ahead and you, too, can enjoy a get-away weekend hanging with your best gal pals while sipping a cocktail as you stroll from store to store.
Another great event for bargain hunters is the Shop-A-Holics Weekend in early
March, hosted by the Avalon business community, The weekend features merchandise from the best boutiques on the Seven Mile Island – all in one location and at deep discounts. Gotta love it – designer fashions, housewares, shoes, accessories and more.
From a beach towel to the latest fashions, shopping in Avalon is fun, convenient – and cooler by a mile. The resort is comfortable even on the warmest summer days, and strolling along Dune Drive includes cool deals with beautiful sidewalks, shade trees, benches and attractive store fronts for a little self-indulgence! Keep your quarters in your pocket – it’s the only seashore community where all parking is free. No parking meters, no paid parking lots.
The Washington Street Mall in Cape May is a year-round destination for shopping – and eating! Enjoy the ambiance along the three blocks of brick walkways dotted with decorative fountains, comfortable benches and lovely planters, regardless of season. The Mall has historic buildings from the days when the resort was the Summer White House for several presidents. Winterwood on the corner of Ocean Street is the former First Jersey Trust Company building that dates to 1895 and a boutique at Jackson and Washington streets was the Central Pharmacy, the only local drug store in town for decades. Shopping in Cape May also includes the Washington Commons, Carpenter’s Square Mall, the beachfront even a building on West Perry Street that was once a garage and a gas station but now houses more than

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