The Best Outlet Malls You Have to Visit
There are more than 1,100 malls in the United States across all 50 states.
With so many shopping options, it is difficult to know where you can get the best deals. Do you know where you can get your favorite designers such as Coach, Guess and Armani for more than 50 percent off? If you love shopping and fashion, it is the time you know the scoop about the best outlet malls.
Las Vegas Premium Outlets — Nevada
Although Las Vegas is known for its high rollers, slot machines, Cirque du Solei and great dining, shopping is something Las Vegas is good at. The Las Vegas Premium Outlets are in two locations North and South. While both outlet malls are worth visiting, you will get different experiences at both.
At the North location, you can find Armani Exchange, Brooks Brothers, Hugo Boss, Burberry and Calvin Klein. The South location offers Adidas, Aeropostale, Aldo, Converse, DKNY and many more.
And while in Vegas, you can do a little bit of gambling while you shop your favorite stores.
The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg — Pennsylvania
Since clothing and shoes are tax-free in the state of Pennsylvania (excluding formalwear and fur), this outlet stop is already a good deal in itself. Some of the unique stores include Beef Jerky Outlet, The Civil War Store and Pepperidge Farm. Of course, if you can expect to also see some of the classics such as Tommy Hilfiger, Adidas, Chico’s and more.
Besides great shopping, there are plenty of activities in the town of Gettysburg when you want to take a break from shopping. You have the option of visiting the battlefield and monuments, the museum and visitor center, and even Shriver House Museum.
Silver Sands — Miramar Beach, Fla.
This popular shopping location in the panhandle of Florida offers visitors more than 110 designer stores. Some of the most popular and prestigious stores include Coach, Saks Fifth Avenue off 5th, Michael Kors, Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Store, Kate Spade and many more.
Silver Sands is the popular outlet shopping destination for the cities of South Walton, Destin, Pensacola and Panama City. Shoppers can access this location via US highway 98, which is only a mile from Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort.
Silver Sands offers plenty of activities for the entire family such as a variety of dining spots and a kid’s play area. The classic mall spots include Auntie Anne’s, Mrs. Fields, Panera and more. Shoppers also have the option to go to a sit-down restaurant such as Ciao Bella Pizza and Carrabba’s.
San Marcos Premium Outlets — Texas
Located in the Texas Hill Country, San Marcos Premium Outlets is the ultimate shopping experience in the area. Beside the 145 stores, San Marcos is the ultimate design. Modeled after Piazza San Marco in Venice, you will feel you are shopping in Italy.
San Marcos’ location makes it only a short drive from San Antonio, Austin and New Braunfels. Shoppers can take Exit 200 off of IH-35 at Centerpoint Road. Other attractions surrounding the area include Fiesta Texas, The Alamo, Sea World, Schlitterbahn and The River Walk.
Expect to see Armani Outlet, Ann Taylor, Bose, Burberry and Coach. San Marcos also has a food court with food only Texas can provide.
The Tanger Outlets — Missouri
Located in Branson, Mo., the Tanger Outlets are a top destination to the 7.2 million people who visit Branson every year. You can expect to see your favorite retailers such as Bath and Body Works, Coach, Disney Outlet, Fossil, Kate Spade New York and Levi’s Outlet.
When you need to take a break from all the great shopping, you can visit one of the many Branson attractions such as the Titanic Museum, Tiger Sanctuary, Silver Dollar City theme park or go zip-lining.
Florida Keys Outlet Center — Florida
Your visit to the sunshine state won’t be complete without a visit to the Florida Keys Outlet. Located on the northern entrance of the Florida Keys, this outlet mall is close to beaches, wildlife and water sports. This mall offers more than 50 stores including Tommy Hilfiger, Guess Factory Store, Nautica, Nike and many more.
There is no shortage of activities in the Florida Keys. In between shopping, you can take a break and visit the Turtle Hospital, John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park and even have an alligator encounter at the Everglades. Of course, if you need a break from the fun in the sun, you can always online shop from the comfort of your hotel.
The Outlets at Orange — California
Located in Anaheim, Calif., The Outlets at Orange are the perfect place for some retail therapy in Southern California. The outlets are only a short drive away from Disneyland, so when you need to take a break from Mickey, you are covered.
Expect to see your favorite stores such as Calvin Klein, Bloomingdales Outlet, Nordstrom Rack, Tommy Hilfiger, GAP and Neiman Marcus Last Call. After you finished with your shopping, you can take your latest fashions to see Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Universal Studios Hollywood and more.
Ontario Mills – California
Last but not least, Ontario Mills takes the title for the largest outlet mall in California. Ontario Mills is an indoor outlet mall with more than 200 stores. Visitors to the mall can get to it via the 10 and 15 highway.
The big retailer names include Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5TH, North Face, Forever 21, Nike Factory Store, Tommy Hilfiger Company Store, Abercrombie & Fitch and many more. You can also enjoy great restaurants such as Rainforest Cafe, Dave & Busters, Blaze Pizza or visit the traditional food court. For entertainment, you can choose to laugh at the Improv Comedy Club & Dinner or watch the latest blockbuster at the AMC 30 Theatres.
Best outlet malls in the United States
Now you know the best outlet malls in the United States. These shopping centers offer discount shopping, dining and entertainment. Next time you visit one of these cities, bring your wallet and get ready to shop.
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