There’s something beautiful about seashells. Most of us collect them during a nice walk on the beach, while others may purchase them at a souvenir shop. If you classify yourself as a seashell enthusiast, there is no better place to visit than The Shell Factory & Nature Park. You can spend all day admiring the beauty of shells while taking in many more. Continue reading to learn more about what to expect at this wonderful destination.
An Attraction close to Julia Park
The Shell Factory is known as Florida’s #1 destination for entertainment and shopping. There, you will find the world’s largest collection of seashells and shell specimens. Visitors can also encounter the finest fossils and sea life, as well as beautiful corals!
Take a Souvenir or Two…
Included in the Shell Factory is a souvenir shop with tons of unique items. The one of a kind gifts and jewelry come from all over the world and catch the eye of all who stop by. The ladies that visit the shop cannot pull themselves away from the purse section or leave without a tote bag with matching accessories! While visiting, you will come across a realm full of extraordinary gifts and souvenirs.
- Shell Jewelry Boxes
- Shell Candles
- Wind Chimes
- Photo Frames
- Key Rings
- Shark Teeth and Shark Jaws
Finally, consider owning a breathtaking stained glass item. The Shell Factory prides itself on this feature!
In addition to seashells and souvenirs, don’t forget to enjoy the park as well! The Shell Factory and Nature Park has a rock climbing wall, a climbing pole, miniature golf, and a café. Whether you’re feeling active or simply in the mood to relax, embark on some enjoyable activities or take a walk around the area.
Flea Market & Farmers Market
Who doesn’t love fresh produce and affordable shopping? Thankfully, the Shell Factory and Nature Park also has a flea market and farmers market that is now open. With fresh vegetables and local honey, this market attracts a multitude of people weekly. The market operates three days a week, so make sure you know their hours of operation:
- Open on: Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from 7:00 am – 1:00 pm
- Closed on: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday
A Home Close to Everything
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