Best Malls in the U.S.

Welcome to Style Cabana’s top mall picks page! Below you’ll find what we consider to be some of the best malls in the United States. The malls are not in any particular order, what fun would that be? Feel free to browse around and if you need to find a complete list of US malls by state, please check out  our U.S. malls page. Have fun shopping and be sure to give us some feedback on your mall experience. 

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King of Prussia Mall

(Philadelphia Area)

Arched glass ceilings, lush plantscapes and unique decor make King of Prussia mall not only a popular retail destination, but also an upscale space in which to truly lose yourself in relaxation. With over 200 stores and restaurants, King of Prussia mall reins supreme as the largest shopping mall on the East Coast of the U.S.

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Scottsdale Fashion Square

(Phoenix Area)

The Scottsdale Fashion Square Mall is not only the best Scottsdale mall, it’s also one of the top malls in the United States. Any mall that has been deemed a “fashion square” has a lot to live up to in the eyes of Scottsdale shopping fashionistas bound to be drawn to the tempting moniker. After all, the name implies an inherent sense of good taste and an understanding of all things stylish and trendy in the vast landscape of fashion design.

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Oakbrook Center Mall

(Chicago Area)

The Oakbrook Center Mall is no doubt, a must-visit destination when shopping in Chicago. Characterized by sparkling fountains, ample parking and one of the best conglomerations of shops in the state.

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Fashion Valley Mall

San Diego

Calling all clotheshorses. Fashion Valley Mall in San Diego’s Mission Valley area is THE place to shop for serious style. This open-air popular San Diego mall boasts the largest accumulation of luxury and designer brands in the San Diego area, and also possesses a wealth of all your favorite national brands. With over 200 mall stores, six anchors and an astounding 8,000 parking spots, Fashion Valley mall is San Diego’s most prestigious mall.

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Stanford Mall

(San Francisco Area)

If you are planning on a day of shopping in Palo Alto, CA., the place to be is the Stanford Mall. Located midway between San Jose and San Francisco, Palo Alto is home to world-renowned Stanford University. But did you know that located mere steps away from those famed halls of higher learning exists a to-die-for outdoor shopping center just begging to be discovered?

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The Mall at Millenia

Orlando

You’ll feel every bit the celebrity as you pull up in front of The Mall at Millenia in Orlando. A row of perfectly groomed, floodlit palms lines the front entrance of this popular Orlando Mall, as well as a line of smiling valets ready to take your car so you can begin your shopping experience.

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Aventura Mall

(Miami Area)

With the unpredictable weather in south Florida threatening a deluge of rain at any time, perhaps an indoor mall is the way to go. And if the mall happens to be as elegant and well designed as Aventura Mall in the greater Miami metropolitan area, you’ll be even happier indoors than out no matter what the precipitation level.

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The Burlington Mall

(Boston Area)

The suburb of Burlington MA doesn’t have the historical landmarks of its big city neighbor Boston, but what it does have is one of the biggest and best malls in the Boston MA Metropolitan area.

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SouthPark Mall

Charlotte

If you’re looking for designer brands in the southern city of Charlotte, look no further than SouthPark Mall.

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Lenox Square Mall

Atlanta

The upscale Buckhead neighborhood of Atlanta is home to ritzy Lenox Square Mall – a prime 250-store retail destination for area residents since 1959.

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Galleria Dallas

Dallas

Looking for a dose of European glam without traveling outside of Dallas’ city limits? Galleria Dallas offers chic boutiques and sumptuous dining-no euros and no cramped transatlantic flights required.

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Galleria at Tyler

(Los Angeles Area)

There’s no need for residents of Riverside to venture into the OC or LA to find all their favorite stores-from Abercrombie & Fitch to Zales Jewelers and everything in between, the Galleria at Tyler mall has them all.

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Topanga Mall

(Los Angeles Area)

Deep in the heart of Los Angeles’ San Fernando Valley lies a luxurious Canoga Park mall just begging to be discovered.The Westfield Topanga Mall is resplendent in its architecture; encased by gleaming glass, speckled with stately palm trees, and featuring light filled atriums that allow copious amounts of Southern California sun to illuminate the more than 270 stores within.

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Phipps Plaza Mall

Atlanta

The ultimate in southern retail luxury lies within Phipps Plaza Mall, located in Atlanta’s prized Buckhead neighborhood.

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Northbrook Court

(Chicago Area)

In the suburban Chicago neighborhood of Northbrook lies the Northbrook Court Mall, an upscale retail wonderland posh enough to rival any other in the state of Illinois-or even the country for that matter.

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South Shore Plaza

(Boston Area)

Located just outside of Boston in Braintree, South Shore Plaza Braintree Mall offers over 180 specialty stores that will keep you busy for days on end.

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Fashion Show Mall

Las Vegas

If you thought Vegas was only about swanky casinos, endless buffets and dazzling shows, think again. This desert playground that welcomes millions of visitors each year is also home to some of the world’s best shopping.

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NorthPark Center Mall

Dallas

NorthPark Center Mall sets the standard for elegance in the urban retail marketplace for the 21st century. The center has over 235 stores and restaurants.

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Houston Galleria Mall

Houston

Glass atriums soaring overhead, nine variations of stonework, cushy leather seating areas and other decadent architectural details earmark The Houston Galleria Mall in Uptown Houston as the most luxurious mall in Houston.

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Garden State Plaza

(NYC Area)

Even though New Jersey is the fifth smallest state, it contains within its condensed boundaries the 18th largest shopping mall in the United States. Westfield Garden State Plaza Mall boasts over 2,130,0000 square feet of retail space, which equates to a whopping 290 upscale stores and restaurants.

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Cherry Creek Mall

Denver

It’s easy to spend hours and hours shopping the popular stores at the Cherry Creek Mall in Denver. Bordered by the Cherry Creek North, the Denver Country Club, and Cherry Creek, Denver’s best mall is the Cherry Creek Shopping Center.

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The Shops at Prudential Center

Boston

Boston’s historic Back Bay area is home to a spectacular retail destination known as The Shops at Prudential Center. Ensconced within the center are anchor department stores Saks Fifth Avenue and Lord & Taylor, as well as 75 other distinctive shops and restaurants vying to earn your hard earned dollars.

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Ross Park Mall

Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh’s North Hills district is the go to place for high-end fashion in The Steel City. Merely a few years ago, Pittsburgh style mavens would have to travel miles and miles away in order to shop brands like Louis Vuitton and Juicy Couture. But no longer! With the recent expansion and renovation of the Ross Park Mall, fashion has officially arrived Pittsburgh.

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The Perimeter Mall

Atlanta

Southern belles and visitors to Atlanta alike will all enjoy the upbeat ambiance and the pleasing mix of price points that combine to create Perimeter Mall.

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Walt Whitman Mall

(NYC Area)

Named after the indelible American poet born just down the road in 1819, the Walt Whitman Mall in Huntington Station NY (or the Walt Whitman Shops) houses some of the most luxurious specialty shops and department stores found on Long Island.

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The Dadeland Mall

Miami

The Dadeland Mall is famous for housing Florida’s largest Macy’s department store. With over 185 retailers to choose from, Dadeland Mall will surely satisfy the retail needs of the entire family.

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The Mall of America

(Minneapolis Area)

Imagine visiting a retail behemoth so massive it takes hours and days to explore its 500 plus stores and to eat at a mere smattering of its 50 diverse restaurants.

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Town Center at Boca Raton

(Miami Area)

The city of Boca Raton, Florida is well known for its ritzy glitz and glamour. In fact, Forbes listed the city as containing three of the top ten most expensive gated communities in the country. With all that money flitting about, it is no wonder that Boca Raton has a deluge of upscale boutiques and shopping opportunities that will satisfy even those with silver spoon syndrome.

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Washington Square Mall

Portland OR

Washington Square Mall may just be the gold standard of shopping malls in Portland OR. Over 170 stores commingle to create this fabulous Portland mall, boasting an upscale atmosphere and visually appealing space. The finest national retailers make their home in Washington Square Mall, along with anchor department stores JCPenney, Macy’s, Nordstrom and Sears.

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The Mall at Short Hills

(NYC Area)

Looking for a world-class shopping experience without having to make the traffic filled trek to Manhattan? Look no further than The Mall at Short Hills located, of course, in the city of Short Hills, New Jersey. This upscale mall boasts one designer label after another!

Village of Merrick Park

(Miami Area)

The Village of Merrick Park is a popular Coral Gables mall which evokes elaborate images of the Hanging Gardens of Babylon-one of the seven wonders of the ancient world.

South Coast Plaza 

(Orange County CA Area)

Covering 128 acres and containing over 300 stores, South Coast Plaza mall attracts more than 20 million shoppers that spend one billion dollars annually-making it one of the most profitable malls in the country. If the sheer enormity of the numbers don’t blow your mind, setting foot inside this fabulous Costa Mesa mall will.

The Mall at Chestnut Hill

(Boston Area)

The cream of the crop of Boston area shopping malls is the prestigious Mall at Chestnut Hill in the affluent suburb of Newton.

Somerset Collection

(Detroit Area)

Upon first entering The Somerset Collection in Troy, you’ll feel that you’ve stepped into an exquisite glass palace. Intricate skylights allow natural light to flood this upscale Troy mall, allowing the fountains, pools, marble floors and sculptures to reflect brilliantly.

Beachwood Place Mall

(Cleveland Area)

Tucked away in an eastern suburb of Cleveland, Beachwood Place Mall may just be one of Ohio’s most glamorous shopping destinations.

MainPlace Mall

(Orange County CA Area)

If you have plans to spend the day at a Santa Ana Mall, a must-visit destination is the Westfield MainPlace Mall. This 1.1 million square foot, tri-level Santa Ana mall just happens to be located down the street from Disneyland in Anaheim. 

Park Meadows Mall

(Denver Area)

It’s easy to spend hours and hours shopping the popular stores at Park Meadows Mall. Park Meadows Mall is billed as Colorado’s Only Retail Resort and one of Denver’s best malls.

The Northshore Mall

(Boston Area)

A Catholic church, a farm, a dairy and The Boston Museum of Fine Arts have all occupied a slice of the 100 acres that now makes up one of New England’s largest shopping centers, Northshore Mall.

Barton Creek Square

Austin

If you are looking for a mall based on a) convenience, b) sales, and c) ample parking, then you’ve found your perfect fit!

The Mall of Georgia

(Atlanta Area)

This massive 225-store Buford mall near Atlanta is so large, that it has been dubbed the official mall (not to mention the largest mall) of the state of Georgia.

The Domain Austin

Austin

Although the moniker sounds like a B-list horror movie from the 1970s, The Domain-located in Austin’s vibrant Northwest Corridor area- is actually a 304-acre lifestyle community featuring upscale shopping, dining and living.

The Woodfield Mall

(Chicago Area)

The Woodfield Mall located in Schaumburg IL is the largest and most popular suburban attraction in the Chicago area. This giant Schaumburg mall encompasses nearly 300 stores and restaurants

Westfield Annapolis Mall

(Washington DC Area)

The astonishing variety of the many retail stores at Westfield Annapolis Mall is staggering. There are five department stores-JCPenney, Lord & Taylor, Macy’s, Nordstrom and Sears-ready to fulfill your every shopping whim.

Tacoma Mall

(Seattle Area)

The Tacoma Mall has recently undergone extensive renovations, leaving this Pierce County retail destination bigger, brighter and bursting with more of your favorite stores. Anchored by JCPenney, Macy’s, Sears and a shiny new Nordstrom, Tacoma Mall will fulfill your every shopping desire.

The Natick Mall

(Boston Area)

This 1.7 million square foot, 270 store shopping haven is located in the popular Massachusetts retail district known as the Golden Triangle.

Horton Plaza Mall

San Diego

If you plan to spend the day shopping in San Diego CA, be sure to stop by the Westfield Horton Plaza. Westfield Horton Plaza mall is a boon for San Diego area shopping fanatics. This popular and unique outdoor San Diego mall is made up of five tiers that stretch out along six city blocks adjacent to San Diego’s famed Gaslamp Quarter. 

North East Mall

(Dallas Area)

Peaceful fountains and verdant foliage add a dose of zen to North East Mall’s otherwise bustling ambiance. This upscale urban Hurst TX mall is situated partway between the Dallas and Fort Worth metropolitan areas.

Westfield Valley Fair Mall

(San Francisco Area)

The Valley Fair Mall is the go-to Santa Clara mall for both residents and visitors alike. If weekend crowds are any indication of a mall’s worthiness, then Westfield Valley Fair Mall is THE worthiest mall in the entire Silicon Valley metro area. The Valley Fair Mall offers shoppers over 250 stores as well as a vibrant food court proffering a wide array of tasty morsels.

Easton Town Center Mall

Columbus

The retail darling of Columbus OH is known as Easton Town Center Mall. This open-air, pedestrian friendly Columbus mall provides an impeccable selection of specialty stores and dining opportunities for you to enjoy

The Old Orchard Mall

(Chicago Area)

The next time you’re shopping in the Chicago area, head north to Skokie and into the parking lot of the Old Orchard Center Mall. The Crown Jewel of regional shopping centers along the North Shore

Kenwood Towne Centre Mall

Cincinnati

There’s no doubt that Kenwood Towne Centre Mall is Cincinnati’s poshest mall. In fact, this amazing Cincinnati mall is so fabulous, that many residents of nearby states make the border crossing just to shop at Kenwood.

Glendale Galleria Mall

(Los Angeles Area)

If you plan to spend the day shopping in Glendale, CA, a must-visit destination is the Glendale Galleria mall.

Alderwood Mall

(Seattle Area)

Consider yourself lucky if you are one of the approximately 35,000 residents of Lynnwood WA-one of Seattle’s many bedroom communities-because you have the near-daily opportunity to visit a little piece of retail heaven.

Polaris Fashion Place Mall

(Columbus Area)

Love shoes? Well consider this. Polaris Fashion Place Mall located on the outskirts of Columbus has stairwells that seemingly resemble high heels.

Irvine Spectrum Center Mall

(Orange County CA Area)

If you are planning on spending the day shopping in Irvine, CA., a must-visit destination is the Irvine Spectrum Center Mall. The Irvine Spectrum Center stands out among its fellow malls and shopping centers, and considering the well-known fact that there are hundreds of malls scattered across the sprawling suburbs of Southern California, this is an incredible feat.

The Florida Mall

Orlando

The Florida Mall Orlando is an exceptional Orlando mall – Like it’s amusement park neighbors, The Florida Mall offers residents and visitors to Orlando fun filled days of utter entertainment. Of course there are no rides at The Florida Mall, but who needs roller coasters or carousels when you can find a great pair of shoes?

Arden Fair Mall

Sacramento

Trendy Sacramento shopping enthusiasts know that the place to go shopping in Sacramento is Arden Fair Mall. Over 165 stores-including the largest Nordstrom in the area measuring in at 185,000 square feet- occupy this Sacramento Mall’s luminous interior.

Stonebriar Centre Mall

(Dallas Area)

Dallas suburbanites have found that there is no good reason to mosey into the big city to find the perfect party dress, a baby gift or a new pair of jeans.

Flatiron Crossing Mall

(Denver Area)

This lovely mall feels more like you’re walking through a wooded glen than a full-blown retail destination. This popular Broomfield mall features unique wooden architecture, rocky water features and potted plants and flowers.

Mall at Partridge Creek

(Detroit Area)

The Mall at Partridge Creek just outside Detroit is possibly the coolest mall you’ll ever visit. Not only is this Clinton Township mall decidedly futuristic in its architectural appearance, but it offers a plethora of fabulous amenities that may indeed make other malls jealous.

Roosevelt Field Mall

(NYC Area)

is the go-to Garden City mall for all Garden City NY residents. The largest Long Island mall, Roosevelt Field Mall is 270 stores strong – not to mention the four desirable anchor department stores; Bloomingdale’s, JC Penney, Macy’s and Nordstrom.

The Shops at Mission Viejo

(Orange County CA Area)

Amidst the sprawling suburbia that makes up southern Orange County lies the picture perfect bedroom community of Mission Viejo. This upscale area features an exceptional shopping opportunity contained within the walls of The Shops at Mission Viejo mall. 

Fashion Mall at Keystone

Indianapolis

If ever you thought Indiana was lacking in upscale style and design, think again. The Fashion Mall at Keystone is Indiana’s most high-end and most popular mall.

Twelve Oaks Mall

(Detroit Area)

Are you a serious shopper? A don’t rest until you’ve found exactly what you wanted at the right price kind of shopper? If that describes you to the proverbial T, head on over to the recently remodeled Twelve Oaks Mall in Novi.

Oak Park Mall

(Kansas City Area)

Kansas’ claim to fame may well be a girl named Dorothy who wore red shoes, but there’s another reason that this Midwestern state is enjoying a resurgence of notoriety, and that reason is Oak Park Mall.

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Beverly Center Mall

Los Angeles

If you are planning for a day of shopping in Los Angeles, a must-visit mall is the Beverly Center mall. Located on the periphery of Beverly Hills and West Hollywood, and well endowed with luxury designer boutiques.

Lloyd Center Mall

Portland OR

With three stories overflowing with 175 specialty stores, 28 dining establishments, a movie theater and an ice skating rink, Lloyd Center is one of Portland’s best malls. Anchored by Marshalls, Macy’s, Nordstrom, Old Navy, Ross Dress for Less and Sears, this popular Portland mall has everything you need to get all your shopping done in one fell swoop. 

Bridgewater Commons

(NYC Area)

Known as the mall that “dominates the retail industry in Somerset County,” Bridgewater Commons offers consumers three stories filled with prime retailers in a pleasant, recently remodeled atmosphere.

Westfield Montgomery Mall

(Washington DC Area)

The bustling Washington DC suburb of Bethesda, MD is home to the fabulous Westfield Montgomery Mall. Over 200 stores grace the spacious interior of this massive Bethesda mall. From children’s clothing to jewelry, and electronics to women’s shoes, you’re certain to find exactly what you are looking for at Westfield Montgomery Mall.

Santa Monica Place Mall

(Los Angeles Area)

Santa Monica Place is an open-air shopping center featuring Bloomingdale’s, Nordstrom, Louis Vuitton and more. The mall is located at the south end of Santa Monica’s Third Street Promenade shopping district.

Galleria at Fort Lauderdale

(Miami Area)

The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale mall is so spectacular; it’s like a work of art. As the premiere shopping and dining destination of Broward County, The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale does not disappoint.

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Bellevue Square Mall

(Seattle Area)

Located just eight miles east of Seattle past Lake Washington lies a luxury shopping, dining and entertainment wonderland. Located in Bellevue WA, Bellevue Square Mall is a consumeristic dream, packed with 180 desirable retail stores that include anchors JCPenney, Macy’s and Nordstrom.

Stoneridge Mall

(San Francisco Area)

The bright interior of Stoneridge Mall is the perfect place to do your weekday shopping chores or to engage in a blissful weekend of retail therapy. Whatever your reason for shopping, this popular East Bay mall’s 165 stores are sure to have everything you’re looking for-and then some.

The Westchester Mall

(NYC Area)

If you find yourself easily haunted by the ghosts of almost-purchases past, be sure to bring a wallet full of cash and cards when you next visit Westchester Mall so that you won’t find yourself afflicted with a painful disease called non-buyer’s remorse.

Chandler Fashion Center Mall

(Phoenix Area)

This 1.3 million square foot retail leviathan plays host to an assortment of 180 upscale and midscale stores, including four full-service department stores-Nordstrom, Dillard’s, Sears, and Macy’s.

The Oaks Mall

(Los Angeles Area)

If you are looking for a fun place to go shopping in Thousand Oaks. CA., check out the Oaks Mall. This hybrid indoor/outdoor shopping experience in Thousand Oaks is a boon to area residents.

Menlo Park Mall

(NYC Area)

The best place to shop in Central New Jersey may just be the Menlo Park Mall. Located in Edison, the Menlo Park Mall features scores of specialty stores, a massive food court, a 12 screen movie theatre and anchor department stores Macy’s and Nordstrom.

South Bay Galleria

(Los Angeles Area)

If you have plans to spend the afternoon shopping in Redondo Beach, CA., head over to The South Bay Galleria Mall. South Bay Galleria Mall in Redondo Beach is the perfect beach bunny alternative.

Freehold Raceway Mall

(NYC Area)

This 1.5 million square foot Freehold mall lures in both avid and novice shoppers alike due to the plethora of department stores, specialty stores and restaurants-many of them not found elsewhere in New Jersey.

Americana Manhasset

(NYC Area)

You’ll find the cream of the fashion crop bumping elbows with each other to glean a portion of your hard earned dollars at the compact 222,000 square foot Americana Manhasset mall located on Long Island’s north shore.

Montclair Plaza Mall

(Los Angeles Area)

If you plan to spend the day shopping in Montclair, CA., you might want to head over to the Montclair Plaza mall. Montclair Plaza mall has been a mainstay Montclair mall for decades. Recently remodeled and containing over 200 specialty stores in addition to four anchors.

Westfield Santa Anita Mall

(Los Angeles Area)

Bursting with over 200 mid-level to high-end stores, seemingly acres of parking, and easy access to the 210 freeway in east Los Angeles County, Westfield Santa Anita Shopping Centre in Arcadia is a mall-lover’s dream come true.

The Falls Mall

Miami

The sultry southern city of Miami contains one of the nation’s largest open-air shopping centers. The Falls – an 821,000 square foot retail Miami mall playground – is a cooling oasis surrounded by a refreshing one million gallon waterscape that will soothe frazzled senses.

Willowbrook Mall

(NYC Area)

Measuring in at a whopping 1.5 million square feet, Willowbrook Mall in Wayne NJ is among the largest malls in the U.S., and it is the fourth largest mall in the state.

Century City Mall

(Los Angeles Area)

When you think of shopping in Los Angeles, convenience probably isn’t the first word that pops into your head. But the folks at Westfield Century City Mall have managed to create a high-class outdoor shopping mall replete with convenient parking, shopping and dining in the heart of West LA.

Westfield UTC Mall

San Diego

With weather in San Diego being nearly perfect year round, outdoor shopping centers just make sense. Westfield UTC mall (aka University Town Center) located quite near the UC San Diego campus is the place to go on sunny SoCal days to shop, eat or chill out in the area’s singular ice-skating rink. With over 150 upscale stores, Westfield UTC Mall is the perfect choice for a day of shopping in San Diego.

Providence Place Mall

Providence

Rhode Island may be the smallest state in the Country, but it sure does pack a powerful punch when it comes to shopping. Located in the charming downtown section of the capital city is Providence Place Mall.

Galleria at Roseville

(Sacramento Area)

Located just outside of California’s state capital lies the bedroom community of Roseville, home to the marvelous Westfield Galleria at Roseville. This splashy Sacramento area mall offers residents the finest in shopping and dining for miles around.