Shop, Eat and Play at Las Vegas' 10 Best Shopping Centers

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By Terrisa Meeks, Las Vegas Local Expert

Whether you're looking for the latest styles or searching for the perfect gift, Las Vegas' shopping centers are sure to have something that will catch your eye. From designer fashions to outlet prices, there's guaranteed to be something for every budget and taste.

Looking for a deal? Then check out Las Vegas North Premium Outlets offering savings of 25 to 65 percent daily. The open-air mall invites strolling and browsing, especially during nice weather, which in Las Vegas is most of the time. You’ll find plenty of restaurants here as well, a common feature at Las Vegas malls. Who wants to shop hungry?

Of course, no shopping expedition would be complete without visiting one of the Strip's shopping meccas, like The Forum Shops at Caesars, which offers a mix of everyday favorites alongside couture finds. This large, elaborate mall is filled with recreations of all types of antiquities, plus an aquarium and animatronic show.

Look for all types of activities and features at malls in Las Vegas, like fashion shows, movie theaters, and wandering performers. Even if you don’t buy a thing, you can still enjoy all these malls have to offer.

For more on these retail destinations, check out our list of Vegas' 10 Best Shopping Centers. Just remember to buy an extra suitcase while you're out–you're going to need it!

10. Downtown Summerlin
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Downtown Summerlin is one of Las Vegas' newest shopping centers, and it gives shoppers a wealth of selections. Located west of the Strip, this open-air, pet-friendly mall is home to a wide collection of shops, boutiques and restaurants. Dillard's and Macy's are the center's anchors, and other tenants include Forever 21, Hot Topic, Sephora, Old Navy, Teavana, Victoria's Secret, Trader Joe's and more. When it's time to take a break and have something to eat, Downtown Summerlin offers several delectable dining options, such as MTO Cafe, California Pizza Kitchen, Andiron, PS702, Shake Shack and Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill. Guests can also unwind by checking out the latest must-see movie at Regal Downtown Summerlin.

9. Las Vegas North Premium Outlets
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Shoppers looking for name brands and discount prices will find plenty of stores that satisfy all their needs at the Las Vegas North Premium Outlets mall. With Downtown's reputation for being the more affordable side of Las Vegas, it only makes sense that one of the city's best outlet malls is located there. Featuring 175 stores, Las Vegas North Premium Outlets is home to many upper- and mid-range retailers--stores like Calvin Klein, DKNY and Reebok. Other tenants include A|X Armani Exchange, Ann Taylor, Burberry, Disney Outlet, Dolce & Gabbana, Hot Topic, Under Armour, True Religion, UGG Australia, Wolverine and more. Shoppers can save anywhere from 25 to 65 percent, making Las Vegas North Premium Outlets one of the best shopping bets in Las Vegas for those on a holiday budget.

8. Fashion Outlets of Las Vegas
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Located 36 miles south of the Strip, the Fashion Outlets of Las Vegas features more than 100 designer outlets and a food court. Showcasing the world's best collection of designer manufacturers at discount prices, shops include Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Store, Michael Kors, Williams-Sonoma Marketplace, Banana Republic Factory Store, Old Navy Outlet, Coach Factory Store, Coach Men's Factory Store, Bath and Body Works, Lacoste, Tommy Bahama, Lane Bryant Outlet, Calvin Klein and more. The mall is located the state line town Primm, which also contains a hand-full of hotel casinos and the Desperado Rollercoaster, one of the tallest rollercoasters in the country.

7. The Shops at Crystals
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If you're looking to splurge extravagantly on yourself or someone else, the luxury retailers at The Shops at Crystals probably have something for you. Several of the world's most exclusive retailers have a presence at The Shops at Crystals, making it the perfect place to look for unique and high-end items. Located in the heart of the Las Vegas Strip, adjacent to Aria, its array of upscale brands include one of the largest Louis Vuitton stores in the world, as well as flagship stores for Prada, Gucci, FENDI and Dolce & Gabbana Women's. Unique-to-the-market retailers include Sisley, Kiton, Lanvin, Mikimoto, Paul Smith, Porsche Design and Tourbillon. The Shops at Crystals is also home to several restaurants, including Mastro's Ocean Club, Todd English P.U.B. and Wolfgang Puck Pizzeria & Cucina.

6. Las Vegas South Premium Outlets
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Just south of Mandalay Bay and away from the busy Las Vegas Strip, Las Vegas South Premium Outlets delivers significant discounts on popular brands. Shoppers of all ages will find outlets for both old favorites and trendy new name brands. The mall's stores include Adidas, Aeropostale, Big Dogs, Bose, Coach, Converse, Michael Kors, New Balance, Skechers, True Religion, Wet Seal and Zumiez. Shoppers will find casual and fast-food options throughout the mall, as well as plentiful parking. Making the short drive to this mall can really pay off: guests can save anywhere from 25 to 65 percent, making this a popular shopping destination with both tourists and locals alike.

5. Fashion Show
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The Fashion Show Mall is located right on the Strip and is home to more than 250 boutiques and stores, which include Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue, Macy's, Macy's Men's, Dillard's, Nordstrom and Forever 21. Other popular retailers include Microsoft, Calvin Klein Performance, Urban Outfitters, The LEGO Store and the Disney Store. For shoppers hungry for a quick bite to eat, Fashion Show boasts a massive food court featuring everything from KFC Express to Hot Dog on a Stick. There are plenty of sit-down restaurants in the retail center as well, like California Pizza Kitchen, The Capital Grille, Kona Grill, Stripburger and a new Benihana.

4. Miracle Mile Shops
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Shoppers at Miracle Mile can enjoy browsing through their pick of 200 stores, and the complex holds restaurants and several live performance venues as well. Miracle Mile is home to MAC Cosmetics, Desigual and LUSH Fresh Handmade Cosmetics, House of Hoops by Foot Locker, GUESS, Bath & Body Works, Urban Outfitters, H&M and Flight 23 at Footaction, which features displays of Michael Jordan memorabilia, along with specialty merchandise. Other restaurants and retailers at Miracle Mile include PBR Rock Bar & Grill and Cabo Wabo, both boasting a Strip-side locations with excellent food, drinks and special events, and Sugar Factory, the sweet shop adored by Hollywood's hottest celebrities.

3. Town Square Las Vegas
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Town Square is known year-round for its standout shops, trendy restaurants and entertainment options. The open-air, pet-friendly center features several buildings situated along pedestrian-friendly streets and lushly landscaped walkways. Shoppers will find a mix of retailers at Town Square, including ANGL, American Eagle, Apple, Charming Charlie, Tommy Bahama, bebe, Whole Foods Market, Guitar Center, The Dog House, H&M, Old Navy and Sephora. Dining options range from family favorites like California Pizza Kitchen and Claim Jumper to hot spots for food and drinks like Blue Martini, Double Helix Wine and Whiskey Lounge, Yard House, Texas de Brazil and GameWorks. Town Square is conveniently located just south of the major hotels on the Strip and near the 215 freeway entrance.

2. Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian | The Palazzo

Cobblestone walkways, an illuminated painted ceiling, and a quarter-mile-long Grand Canal combine to make a beautiful backdrop to shopping at Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian | The Palazzo. The picturesque retail center features more than 160 signature stores with dozens of the world's premier luxury brands, including Diane von Furstenberg, Tory Burch, Burberry, Dooney & Bourke, Guerlain, Harley Davidson, White House Black Market and Michael Kors. It's also home to more than a dozen restaurants, many led by award-winning chefs like Wolfgang Puck at CUT, Emeril Lagasse at Table 10 and Delmonico Steakhouse and B&B Burger & Beer by Mario Batali and Joe Bastanich.

1. The Forum Shops at Caesars
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The Forum Shops at Caesars is home to a collection of couture and boutique shops are housed in a large and fancifully designed space that comes complete with several recreations of ancient Roman statuary, which makes for great photo ops. It's home to more than 160 specialty retailers and upscale restaurateurs, including Cartier, Fendi, Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Kate Spade, La Perla, MAC Cosmetics, Versace, Jimmy Choo, Christian Louboutin, Tiffany, Apple and the United States' largest authorized watch retailer, Tourneau Time Dome. When you need to refuel, there are plenty of restaurants, like Sushi Roku, Spago, The Cheesecake Factory and The Palm.