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Shop 'til you drop: Las Vegas' 10 best places to go shopping



Las Vegas’ shopping malls and centers give guests a variety of places to go shopping. Shoppers will find an incredible diversity of retailers, especially high-end, in Las Vegas. No matter what your budget is, however, you’ll find stores in Las Vegas with just what you’re looking for.

Luxury retailers are found in abundance at The Shops at Crystals, the ultra high-end mall on the Las Vegas Strip. With a number of flagship stores and an array of exclusive shops, this is the place to go when you’re looking for designer and upscale goods.

If you’re more interested in scoring deals, a trip to one of Las Vegas’ outlet malls is in order. Las Vegas North Premium Outlets and Las Vegas South Premium Outlets offer discounts of up to 65 percent at such familiar stores as Hot Topic, Disney Store and Adidas.

Shopping in Las Vegas is an experience that goes beyond the range of stores offered. At malls like the Grand Canal Shoppes and the Forum Shops at Caesars, the settings are magnificently designed to resemble someplace else entirely – Old World Venice at the Grand Canal Shoppes and ancient Rome at the Forum Shops. Strolling through one of these malls is entertaining, even if you don’t find anything to buy.

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Las Vegas South Premium Outlets
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Located just south of Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas South Premium Outlets is home to 140 stores, including Adidas, Aeropostale, Ann Taylor, Brooks Brothers, Calvin Klein, DKNY, Guess, Hot Topic, Charlotte Russe, Kenneth Cole, Michael Kors, Nike, Polo Ralph Lauren, Reebok, Timberland, Big Dogs, Tommy Hilfiger and True Religion. Shoppers can find savings both inside and outside of the renovated retail center, as several stores are only accessible from its outdoor promenade. Recent store openings include the Disney Store, Crocs, DC Shoes and Swarovski. Guests can save anywhere from 25 to 65 percent daily, making this a popular shopping destination with both tourists and locals alike.

Recommended for Best Shopping because: With generous name-brand discounts and a location just south of the Strip, Las Vegas South Premium Outlets is a sure bet for bargain shoppers.

Terrisa's expert tip: Military members can receive additional discounts with a valid ID at participating stores. Look for the red, white and blue star in the window of retailers offering military discounts.

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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.

Recommended for Best Shopping because: With savings up to 65 percent, it's no surprise Las Vegas North Premium Outlets is a favorite shopping destination for locals and tourists.

Terrisa's expert tip: Las Vegas North Premium Outlets provides a wide range of customer services, include on-demand video language interpretation, currency exchange, lockers, valet parking and electric vehicle charging stations.

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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, Lanvin, Paul Smith, Porsche Design and Tourbillon. The Shops at Crystals is also home to three restaurants: Mastro's Ocean Club, The Pub and Cucina by Wolfgang Puck.

Recommended for Best Shopping because: The Shops at Crystals is the place to go for ultra high-end, luxury retailers in Las Vegas.

Terrisa's expert tip: Aria and City Center are known for their public art, and The Shops at Crystals is no exception. Look for the Shards of Color installation, the icy Glacia and the water vortexes of Halo.

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Galleria at Sunset is located in Henderson, a community located about 11 miles east of the Las Vegas Strip. Anchors include Dillard's, Macy's, and JC Penney, Kohl's and Dick's Sporting Goods. This neighborhood mall features an array of retailers that will be familiar to many shoppers, and it offers over 140 shops, six full service restaurants and over a dozen quick stop dining options. Stores include American Eagle, H&M, Charlotte Russe, Gap, Bath & Body Works, Famous Footwear, Gamestop and Foot Locker. A variety of fast-food options and kiosks helps suppress hunger pangs when they arise. Guests will find plenty of options, like Starbucks, Subway, Red Robin, Panda Express and Cinnabon.

Recommended for Best Shopping because: The neighborhood shopping mall Galleria at Sunset features a number of well-known, mid-range retailers.

Terrisa's expert tip: The Galleria at Sunset is home to Southern Nevada's first and only cereal bar. At Cereal Killerz Kitchen, guests can choose from over 100 cereals and dairy or non-diary milk.

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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.

Recommended for Best Shopping because: Miracle Mile's selection of stores, restaurants and entertainment options gives shoppers plenty to see, do and buy.

Terrisa's expert tip: Parking at the Miracle Mile Shops is free and conveniently located close to not only the Miracle Mile but also to other attractions in the area.

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Town Square Las Vegas
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Town Square is known 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, Apple, Tommy Bahama, Bath & Body Works, Whole Foods Market, Guitar Center, H&M, Old Navy and Sephora. Dining options range from family favorites like California Pizza Kitchen Brio Tuscan Grille 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.

Recommended for Best Shopping because: Town Square Las Vegas offers a large array of stores and restaurants, kid-friendly features, a GameWorks and even an 18-screen movie theater.

Terrisa's expert tip: One of Town Square's most kid-friendly features is the Cactus Coaster, an electric, trackless train. Children and adults can ride on the Cactus Coaster for $4 and adults with children under two years old ride for free.

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Fashion Show
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The largest shopping destination on the Strip and one of the largest shopping centers in the U.S., Fashion Show features more than 250 boutiques and seven signature department stores: 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, Hot Topic, Urban Outfitters and The LEGO Store. For shoppers hungry for a quick bite to eat, Fashion Show boasts a massive food court featuring fast casual options like Chipotle and The Habit Burger Grill. There are plenty of sit-down restaurants in the retail center as well, like Grimaldi's, The Capital Grille, RA Sushi, El Segundo Sol and Stripburger.

Recommended for Best Shopping because: Fashion Show's large number of retailers and wide variety of stores make it one of Las Vegas' best places to shop.

Terrisa's expert tip: To find out the latest deals offered at stores throughout the Fashion Show, check the mall's sales page on their website to get the most current information on sales and discounts.

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Downtown Summerlin
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One of Las Vegas' newest shopping centers, Downtown Summerlin is located west of the Strip near the Red Rock Casino Resort. 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, Victoria's Secret, H&M, Apple, Nordstrom Rack, Crate and Barrel, 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 Five Guys, Shake Shack, MTO Cafe, California Pizza Kitchen, Andiron, PS702 and Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill, Makers & Finders Coffee, plus a Dave & Buster's. Guests can also unwind by checking out the latest must-see movie at Regal Downtown Summerlin, a deluxe movie theater with premium seating and even food and beverage service.

Recommended for Best Shopping because: Offering a large selection of shops and restaurants, Downtown Summerlin provides guests with a vast array of dining and shopping options.

Terrisa's expert tip: In addition to the restaurants in Downtown Summerlin's shopping area, the adjacent Red Rock Casino Resort also offers a selection of well-known eateries like Yard House and Lucille's Smokehouse BBQ.

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Cobblestone walkways, an illuminated painted ceiling, and a quarter-mile-long Grand Canal combine to make a beautiful backdrop for 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 Tory Burch, Burberry, 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 and Emeril Lagasse at Delmonico Steakhouse. Taking a walk around the Shoppes is fun (even if you don't buy anything) with the Shoppes' Old World Italian design, wandering performers and gondolas complete with singing gondoliers.

Recommended for Best Shopping because: Guests will find a good selection of stores and restaurants in a fanciful setting inspired by Old World Venice.

Terrisa's expert tip: In addition to a selection of sit-down restaurants, guests will also find a regular food court area at the Grand Canal Shoppes with fast casual places like Subway and Panda Express.

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The Forum Shops at Caesars
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The Forum Shops at Caesars houses a collection of couture and boutique shops 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, 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 sit-down restaurants and a Starbucks. Shoppers can also stop for a break at the Atlantis Aquarium, or to see the Fall of Atlantis, the recently revamped animatronic show where statues come to life once an hour.

Recommended for Best Shopping because: The Forum Shops at Caesars offers luxury brands and an entertaining setting that's an attraction all by itself.

Terrisa's expert tip: The Forum Shops at Caesars is home to several restaurants, including The Cheesecake Factory, Sushi Roku, The Palm and Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak and Stone Crab.

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Terrisa Meeks is a native born, life-long resident of Las Vegas. She's watched Las Vegas grow and change over the years, especially the ever-evolving Las Vegas Strip. She still enjoys hanging...  More About Terrisa

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