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Whether you’re looking for souvenirs for friends and family or special treats just for you, these shopping hubs have all the best brands, deals and locations.
Fashionistas, bargain hunters and shopping aficionados: Put on your comfortable shoes and get ready to browse some of the finest shopping destinations in the USA. From the Pacific Coast to the Northeast and stops in between, the country is brimming with prime spots to find jewelry, apparel, shoes, makeup and much more. Plus, many of these collections of stores offer all-day entertainment in the form of movie theaters, art exhibits, museums and sit-down restaurants.
Shopper’s Paradise in Oregon’s Largest City
Portland, Oregon, nestled on the Columbia and Willamette Rivers, is known for its outdoor-friendly lifestyle and laid-back coffeehouse and brewery vibes. Just minutes from downtown, Washington Square is the state’s go-to shopping center, home to Oregon’s largest Nordstrom plus Dick’s Sporting Goods, Sephora and Pandora – and it’s all sales tax free. Take a break at one of several restaurants including Ezell’s Famous Chicken, Thirsty Lion Pub & Grill and Din Tai Fung.
Entrance to Washington Square, a popular tax-free shopping destination
Soak up the Sun While Shopping
Visitors flock to walkable beach town Santa Monica, California, to stroll its iconic pier featuring street performers, restaurants and a Ferris wheel. Just a couple blocks away is Santa Monica Place, an extraordinary, open-air outdoor shopping center with three levels to explore. The upscale center features Nordstrom, Louis Vuitton and Tiffany & Co., plus dining at True Food Kitchen and The Curious Palate, and hands-on fun like The Gourmandise School of Sweets and Savories and the Cayton Children’s Museum.
Shoppers exploring the open-air walkways of Santa Monica Place
Legendary Shopping in the Grand Canyon State
Explore the red rocks, cacti and stunning desert vistas in the Greater Phoenix area of Arizona, a destination for hiking, camping, luxury resorts, adventure – and incredible shopping. Start at Phoenix’s open-air Biltmore Fashion Park, with its green lawns, impressive retailers and stellar eateries. Browse Saks Fifth Avenue, Ralph Lauren and J. Crew, and dine at The Capital Grille, Breakfast Club and POMO Pizza.
In nearby Old Town Scottsdale, check out Scottsdale Fashion Square, the state’s largest shopping destination, with more than 200 stores – like Bulgari, Bottega Veneta and Versace – and even a community theater. The palate-pleasing dining options include Ocean 44, Toca Madera and the highly acclaimed Nobu.
Kierland Commons, also in Scottsdale, boasts high-end lifestyle brands, like Anthropologie, Crate & Barrel and Sur La Table, and signature restaurants including Zinc Bistro, Postino Wine Café and The Greene House. Enjoy your meal on the patio to appreciate the inviting outdoor ambiance and swaying palm trees.
High-end restaurants at the valet entrance to Scottsdale Fashion Square
Exciting Finds in the Rocky Mountains
Denver, Colorado, is a year-round destination that blends urban excitement, a vibrant neighborhood culture and outdoor adventures. Just outside the city in Broomfield, FlatIron Crossing is a major regional shopping center featuring a range of shopping and entertainment. Plan a whole day here including stops at Apple, AMC Theatres, Crate & Barrel, Dillard's, Gordon Biersch Brewery and P.F. Chang's.
A unique water feature alongside a walkway at FlatIron Crossing
A Treasure Trove of Deals in Chicago
From Millennium Park to its dozens of diverse neighborhoods, Chicago, Illinois, is packed with museums, noteworthy architecture, award-winning restaurants and bustling theaters. Scoop up incredible deals on world-class brands at the two-level Fashion Outlets of Chicago, near O’Hare International Airport, featuring Bloomingdale’s The Outlet Store, Nordstrom Rack, Saks OFF 5TH and much more.
Signage welcoming shoppers to the Fashion Outlets of Chicago
Score Deals Near a Natural Wonder
There’s adventure to be found in every season in Niagara Falls, New York, known for its awe-inspiring waterfall. After touring the natural wonder, indulge in retail adventure at the Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls. This premier shopping destination, just minutes from Niagara Falls State Park, boasts deals at more than 200 designer outlet stores, among them Calvin Klein, Polo Ralph Lauren and Tommy Hilfiger
Shoppers at the entrance to the Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls
Immersive Shopping in a Historic Setting
See the foundations of the USA in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, home to the Liberty Bell and the site of the signing of the Declaration of Independence. In the heart of Center City, adjacent to Reading Terminal Market, wander the vibrant Fashion District Philadelphia. It’s three city blocks packed with both flagship brands and designer outlets – including H&M, Forever 21, Columbia and Kate Spade – plus dining, public art and a movie theater.
Big-city shopping experience at Fashion District Philadelphia in the heart of downtown
A Massive Mall Minutes from Washington, D.C.
The nation’s capital, Washington, D.C., is packed with must-visit monuments, museums and important sites. When you’re ready for a shopping break, hop on the Washington Metro to Tysons Corner Center, the D.C. region’s largest shopping center in Tysons, Virginia. It’s home to an unbeatable mix of stores, including the first-ever Apple Store and the first Nordstrom outside the West Coast, plus American Girl, Bloomingdale’s and more than 40 dining options.