10 Best Shows You Where To Shop Until You Drop While Exploring In Baltimore

If you haven't figured out by now, Baltimore has a myriad of things to do, places to eat, people to see, hotels to sleep, and stores to shop. And just like Baltimore's foodie scene and cultural landscape, the shopping in the area is diverse. From shopping districts, to shopping rows, to shopping malls and shopping centers, there are a variety of ways to flex your retail muscle in Charm City. In this list, we focus on some of the 10 best shopping malls and centers in the area.

Baltimore is a continuously evolving mecca. With the increase in urban development, the city has welcomed new dwellings, restaurants, stand-alone retail stores, shopping malls and centers. The latter have been a big draw for residents and visitors alike, boosting both the economy and local fashion sense. Many of these malls and centers, feature more than just shoes and clothes; they are also home to electronics, restaurants, bakeries, and home goods. 

Harborplace and the Gallery are ultra convenient for travelers staying close to Inner Harbor hotels and attractions, offering a completely indoor shopping environment. Further outside the city, in surrounding areas such as Hanover, Towson, and White Marsh, you'll find an outlet, upscale shopping mall, and an outdoor shopping center, respectively. If you're interested in taking a day trip from Baltimore, explore Annapolis for both nautical history and shopping. Whatever you're looking for and wherever in or around the city you may be staying, Baltimore's shopping malls and centers offer convenience, variety, and accessibility.


Lexington Market


Several historic markets are still in operation in Baltimore, but this one stakes its claim for having been in continuous operation longer than any of the others. Since 1782, citizens have gathered here to pick up stables like breads, cheeses...  Read More

Owings Mills
Owings Mills Mall


Located in Owings Mills, MD about 30 minutes Northwest of the Inner Harbor, Owings Mills offers premier shopping, dining and entertainment in an outlet setting. This two-story mall, anchored by Macy's and JC Penney, features a broad variety of...  Read More

Broadway Market


Who says that a shopping center has to only be about clothing or shoes? In historic Fell's Point, Broadway Market is the place to visit if you want a taste of local flavor at its best. Here, locals eat, shop, and relax. There are two buildings...  Read More

Village Of Cross Keys


A short trip from the downtown area, The Village of Cross Keys sits in North Baltimore. It's a great alternative to many of the enclosed malls in Baltimore. The name is an appropriate label for this collection of luxury condos and upscale small...  Read More



Located in Columbia, MD, Columbia Town Center is a 25 minute drive from the Inner Harbor. Nestled in a residential community, the Town Center is an indoor shopping mall that's just as meticulously planned as the town in which it is located. The...  Read More



Annapolis Towne Centre is located just twenty five minutes East of Baltimore and is the youngest of Annapolis' three premiere shopping centers. Still undergoing development, the Towne centre is where locals live, shop, exercise, and dine. It's...  Read More

Towson Town Center


Towson Town Center is an indoor shopping mall that's been a mecca of high style for Baltimore area women and men. It first opened its doors in 1959, but don't be fooled, Towson Town Center is modern and has kept up with the times. It's a place...  Read More



Located in White Marsh, MD, the mall is 15 minutes from the Inner Harbor. The mall has over 140 specialty shops including an outdoor shopping area called the Avenue lined with restaurants and retailers. Developers of this mall had families in...  Read More



Located in Hanover, MD, Arundel Mills is a 20 minute drive from the Inner Harbor. This 1.3 million sq. ft. outlet mall houses many of the main stream retailers at significantly reduced prices. It's the second largest mall in Maryland and...  Read More



This vast shopping emporium, located in the popular and beautiful Inner Harbor area, offers an excellent setting for some of the best shopping in Baltimore. Conveniently located just steps away from more than a dozen Baltimore hotels and even...  Read More


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