Malls all over the country have paved their own ways to your shopping lists. More than being the answer to your shopping retail therapy, malls have also created other attractions that will lure you to spend more money and give yourself a guilty trip to fun, luxury, and enjoyment. You surely have your own favorite mall where you head to, for your shopping or for your free time. There is always that one mall that will make you rave about their next sale and send you to a guilt-less shopping spree, a mall that always makes you wish you earned more money. If you want to see and discover more what is waiting for you out there, here are the top 10 best shopping malls in the country of the United States that will surely make your jaws drop in amusement, your wallets cry in emptiness and your credit cards scream in pain. Hold on tight to your wallets and cards and think more than twice before your splurge.
10. Short Hills Mall, New Jersey
With more than 160 shops to choose from, you will never go home empty handed with the Shorts Hill Mall. Its wide range of stores can make your toddler or your grandmother happy. It is jam-packed with all the mall staples like Gap and J. Crew, or you can go to the luxury shops such as Gucci and Henri Bendel. You can also enjoy some of the best boutiques where you can get some of the best finds in the state. You think you have enough reasons to head to the Short Hills Mall for your next shopping spree? Do not forget that New Jersey is one of the few states that does not charge sales tax on clothing. Do not get too excited though because the Short Hills Mall is just a short drive from Manhattan.
9. South Coast Plaza, Costa Mesa, California
Known to boast about it being the mall in the United States with the highest sales, South Coast Plaza is home to more than 280 boutique shops and 30 restaurants. Think of Balenciaga or Barneys New York and all the fine, elegant-looking women going through every rack in the shop, swiping their credit cards with ease, and bringing shopping bags from every shop. This Orange County hot spot is popular for its decadent appeal that lures crazy shoppers in California. Who can say no to the humongous Macy’s Home Furniture store that will haunt you in your dreams whenever you see their impressive furniture and eye popping house wares. You cannot help but dream you can bring them to your own home. South Coast Plaza also has four concierge locations where you can leave your shopping bags to free up some arm space and head to your next leg of shopping.
8. Tysons Corner, McLean, Virginia
Tysons Corner is the biggest shopping mall in the area, and it is the shopping destination of the state’s socialites. It is popular for its luxury retail shops and home stores such as the famous Williams-Sonoma Grand Cuisine and Restoration Hardware. A children’s play area that is sponsored by National Geographic also serves as one of the highlights of this mall. To top it all off, Tysons Corner is only a few minutes outside of Beltway.
7. The Grove, Los Angeles, California
Shop with Hollywood style as you sift through the racks of The Grove’s trendy shops. This has been a popular shopping destination of famous celebrities, and you might want to be your own paparazzi. Name all the stylish shops you want to visit—UGG Australia, Johnny Was, Madewell, and Anthropologie. You will surely have a memorable, splurge-worthy shopping experience in The Grove. You can also shop with ease by riding the Grove Trolley, the free electric trolley that runs around the Grove and other farmers markets near the area.
6. Via Bellagio, Las Vegas, Nevada
You just got lucky with Via Bellagio—the finest hotel shopping in U.S.A. A perfect way and place where you can spend all your winnings from Vegas, you will surely shop ‘till you drop with the biggest and most exquisite designer shops such as Yves Saint Laurent, Fendi, Fred Leighton, and Prada. If you want to have a different shopping experience, you can check out the Pool Promenade collection of shops.
5. The Galleria, Houston, Texas
The Galleria has everything you need; 2 Macy’s outposts, your favorite luxury retail shops such as Tiffany & Co , Louis Vuitton, Cartier, Gucci, Westin hotels, and fancy restaurants. Be first to know about the Galleria’s news via Facebook and Twitter.
4. The Shops at Columbus Circle, New York, New York
With highly fashionable and stylish neihborhoods and citizens living in New York, a mall should have everything that it takes to shine in New York’s shopping scene. The Shops at Columbus Circle include luxe shops such as Thomas Pink, Tumi, and Stuart Weitzman. If you want to splurge on fancy dining, you can choose from their wide range of exquisite restaurants like Thomas Keller’s Per Se or Bar Masa.
3. Sawgrass Mills, Sunrise, Florida
Sawgrass is popular for its three unique shopping venues, both open for indoor and outdoor shopping experiences. You can choose from famous retail shops whether you want to go splurge on upscale retail shops such as Last Call by Neiman Marcus, Burberry Factory Outlet, and Saks off Fifth. You can download the app for Simon Malls so you will be updated on the latest news from Sawgrass Mills.
2. King of Prussia Mall, Pennsylvania
Talk about 3 million square feet of a shopping destination. Being the largest mall on the East Coast, this mall houses 400 shops and is a certified shopping haven for shopaholics.
1. Mall of America, Bloomington, Minnesota
You can literally shop ‘till you drop with the Mall of America’s whopping 520 stores, indoor amusement park, 50 restaurants and limitless entertainment options. You can choose from its upscale shops such as Burberry and Chanel or enjoy stores like American Girl.