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Shopping Around the USA

Explore the USA's malls, outlet centers, designer boutiques, markets and more.

It’s the thrill of finding a major deal on a designer dress, or the simple joy of discovering the perfect gift in a local artisan’s store. From city streets and massive malls to independent boutiques and bustling markets, the USA is a destination with limitless possibilities for discovery and enjoyment – especially when it comes to shopping.

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Malls & Shopping Centers


Mall of America®: Huge Shopping and Entertainment Destination

Get way more than you bargained for at this can’t-miss USA experience.


Macy’s in Chicago, Illinois: Experience the Iconic State Street Store

Macy’s on State Street in Chicago, Illinois, is where classic American retail meets a classic American city.


Denver's Cherry Creek Shopping Center

I was on a whirlwind visit to Denver in picturesque Colorado, where you’ll find the spectacular Rocky Mountains, supreme ski resorts and year-round fun for the entire family.


Houston, Texas: Bursting with Culture, Energy and Dynamic Attractions

When people think of Texas, what most quickly comes to mind is the state’s tradition of cowboy culture.

Browsing art galleries in Heavenly Village in Lake Tahoe, California
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Local Finds


5 Places to Buy Native American Crafts and Jewelry

5 Places to Buy Native American Crafts and Jewelry


Shopping, Dining and History in Charming St. Charles

The lovely riverfront community of St. Charles, Missouri, is only 30 minutes away from the bustling city of St. Louis, but in many ways, it feels like another world.


4 Souvenirs To Remind You of the U.S. National Parks

No matter how old we are, we never outgrow the desire to collect souvenirs from our travels.


Savannah, Georgia: Shopping, Flavors and Fun

Get ready to discover the renowned cuisine, one-of-a-kind shops and friendly locals of this Southern city.


The Many Charms of Capital Region USA

At once an international crossroads and America’s ultimate hometown, Washington, DC offers visitors world-class museums and monuments, unique neighbourhoods, top-rated restaurants, gorgeous parks and gardens, and endless performing arts options.


Grand Rapids, Michigan: Urban Escape With Small-Town Charm

Discover Grand Rapids, Michigan, a unique destination that’s a wonderful combination of urban sophistication and small-town charm.

San Francisco Premium Outlets in Livermore, California
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Outlets & Discount Stores


Fashion Outlets of Chicago in Illinois: Designer Brands Near the City

Chicago shines in its shopping and entertainment offerings.


San Marcos, Texas: Outdoor Attractions and Excellent Shopping

I traveled to San Marcos, Texas, thinking that the only thing to do there is shop.


Boston, Massachusetts: Shopping, Dining and Nightlife

From top culinary delights to dazzling shopping experiences, Boston brings luxury and urban excitement to any vacation.


Florida Treasures: Vero Beach and Indian River County

I could call this article “Hidden Treasures,” but my intention here is actually to reveal to you some of the wonders I experienced in beautiful Vero Beach and Indian River County, Florida.

Shoppers browsing the high-end streets of downtown Naples, Florida
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Luxury Retailers


Scottsdale Fashion Square: Luxury Shopping Escape in Arizona

Discover an upscale shopping, dining and entertainment experience at Scottsdale Fashion Square.


Atlanta, Georgia: Upscale Shopping and Fine Dining

Atlanta, Georgia: Upscale Shopping and Fine Dining


New Orleans, Louisiana: Dining and Shopping in the French Quarter

New Orleans, built on a special combination of European culture and Caribbean influence, is home to some of the most delectable dining and unique shopping experiences in the United States.


Aspen/Snowmass, Colorado: A Non-Skier’s Luxury Guide

Aspen/Snowmass is a beautiful place any time of year.


The Palm Beaches, Florida: The Ultimate in Tropical Luxury

Immerse yourself in a sophisticated paradise on Florida’s Atlantic coast just an hour north of Miami.

Shopping Sampler

Scottsdale Fashion Square in Arizona

Scottsdale Fashion Square

Colorful desert sunsets and premier resorts home to world-class spas and golf courses are synonymous with Scottsdale, Arizona. But fashionistas must visit the 200-plus retailers at Scottsdale Fashion Square, a can't-miss destination for luxury brand shopping, world-class dining and unique entertainment. Pop into Salvatore Ferragamo for the latest fashion and Bulgari for beautiful jewelry; dine on sushi at Nobu; and experience an immersive art exhibit at Wonderspaces.

Nickelodeon Universe theme park at Mall of America in Bloomington, Minnesota

Mall of America

In Bloomington, Minnesota, find everything on your list at Mall of America, the largest shopping complex in the USA complete with more than 500 stores, the SEA LIFE Minnesota Aquarium and Nickelodeon Universe amusement park. Anchor stores like Macy’s and Nordstrom make it easy to shop a variety of goods. Discover eclectic shopping from high-end handbags at Chanel to electronics at the Apple Store to U.S.-made jeans at Levi’s.

Rendering of American Dream in East Rutherford, New Jersey

American Dream

Located just 20 kilometers outside New York City in East Rutherford, New Jersey, American Dream is putting a fun-loving spin on the typical shopping experience. Ice skate on an NHL regulation-size ice rink or head to Big SNOW, an indoor ski and snowboard resort climate-controlled for real snow. This state-of-the-art mall offers a solid mix of luxury stores and fashion brands such as lululemon, MAC and ZARA as well as anchor stores like Saks Fifth Avenue and Lord & Taylor.

Shopper walking along the Bridge of Gardens at South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa, California

South Coast Plaza

Fashion and culture converge at South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa, California. Home to luxury brands – such as PRADA, Gucci, Harry Winston and MIU MIU – it’s also conveniently located next door to the prestigious Segerstrom Center for the Arts. Plan your visit, so you can catch a performance after your shopping experience. Make time for the Arts District Sculpture Tour, an open-air art installation with an impressive lineup of sculpture located adjacent to the mall.

The Colonnade outlets at Sawgrass Mills in Sunrise, Florida

Sawgrass Mills

After a day at the beach or spent boating in sunny Fort Lauderdale, Florida, venture 25 minutes west to Sunrise to shop at Sawgrass Mills. Scoop up outstanding deals at this outlet mall, which includes stores such as Adidas, DKNY, Furla, Lacoste and Pac Sun. Don’t skip the Colonnade, the open-air section of the mall, where designer brands like Tory Burch, Burberry and Versace await.

The Guggenheim Museum on Fifth Avenue in New York City, New York

Fifth Avenue

Iconic and filled with urban exuberance, New York City’s Fifth Avenue is lined with shopping heavyweights. Think Tiffany’s, Saks Fifth Avenue, Gucci and Hermés along with popular shops like Polo Ralph Lauren, Banana Republic and American Girl Place. The shopping and dining are exceptional, but so are the museums on this fashionable avenue. Explore the Guggenheim Museum, an architectural masterpiece designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, and the world-famous Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Ice skating rink inside The Galleria in Houston, Texas

The Galleria

Once you’ve played astronaut at Space Center Houston and munched on Houston’s famous kolaches (a pastry brought over by Czech immigrants), it’s time to shop at Texas’ largest shopping mall, The Galleria. What’s special here is that 70 of the 400 stores are exclusive to Houston, which makes this a one-of-a-kind place to shop. Discover major name brands and luxury goods from UGG boots to Fendi purses, then indulge in high-end sushi at Nobu Houston.

King of Prussia Mall in Pennsylvania

King of Prussia

With more than 400 stores, boutiques and dining spots, this mega mall is a major shopping destination in the Greater Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, area. Home to upscale brands like Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Hermes and Carolina Herrera, it’s also a fantastic place to shop popular brands: Crate & Barrel, Eileen Fisher, Gap and Vans. Anchor stores here include Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom and Bloomingdale’s.

Waikiki Beach in Honolulu, Hawaii

Ala Moana Center

Close to the lovely beaches of Honolulu, Ala Moana Center offers both upscale and laid-back brands. This is the largest mall in Hawaii with more than 300 stores including Blue Hawaii Lifestyle, Avana Quilts, Sephora and Moncler. Catch the daily hula show at Center Stage before venturing to get a taste of Japanese culture at the Shirokiya Japan Village Walk. Discover good luck deities at Guardian Spirits Sanctuary or take a restoring break at Yataimura, an appealing food court and beer garden.

View of Georgetown, Washington, D.C. at night

Georgetown Neighborhood

Find some of the coolest local and name-brand shops in the oldest neighborhood in Washington, D.C. In this charming neighborhood along the Potomac River, visit American/Holiday, a specialty shop for pretty candles and cozy throws, or stop in for a frothy cappuccino at Dean & DeLuca. Shop at a blend of stores including Madewell, Zara, J. Crew and Tory Burch. On Sunday, make tracks to the Georgetown Flea Market, which is considered one of the best in the country for coveted vintage and unique items.