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Indulge in Retail Therapy at Las Vegas'10 Best Shopping Malls and Centers



Las Vegas is a shopper’s paradise, especially along the Las Vegas Strip where the malls are filled with high-end stores, over-the-top interior design and entertainment. Shopping on the Strip is tilted towards luxury stores, but shoppers can still find a range of retailers, especially at the larger malls. Big spenders and bargain shoppers will both find places that fit their budget.

Shoppers looking for designer and high-end stores need look no further than The Shops at Crystals, home to an exclusive mix of upscale shops and restaurants. This is the place for Hermes, Tiffany and Prada. Crystals offers a tasteful setting, including public art and sit-down restaurants--no ordinary food court here.

Bargain shoppers will want to head to Las Vegas North Premium Outlets, where discounts range from 25 to 65 percent at its stores. Look for name brands like Coach, Addidas and Guess, all at discounted prices.

Las Vegas is known for its eye-catching shopping centers, like the Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian | The Palazzo, with its recreation of Old Venice, complete with gondolas. The Forum Shops at Caesars is decked out with Roman statuary and even has a massive aquarium where you can stop, relax and consider where to shop next. These kinds of shopping malls are as much an attraction as a shopping destination and are great fun to explore, even if you don’t buy anything.

Scroll down to read the rest of our recommendations on Las Vegas’ 10 best shopping malls and centers.


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Shoppers in Downtown Las Vegas will find an interesting selection of shops and restaurants at Downtown Container Park. The compact shopping area is made out of re-purposed shipping containers and other locally-made building elements, giving the area a hip, modern vibe and look. The open-air complex holds shops, restaurants, bars, a play area for kids and The Dome, a new 360-degree visual entertainment experience. While shoppers won't find mass market name brands here, they will find unique and local retailers like Athena's Jewelry Box, Art Box, Lovo Cigars, Black Spade Tattoo & Permanent Makeup and Third & Arrow. Restaurants and bars include Big Ern's BBQ, Bin 702, Downtown Terrace and the very popular Oak & Ivy, an American whiskey bar.


Las Vegas North Premium Outlets
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Downtown has a reputation for being the more affordable side of Las Vegas, so it only makes sense that one of the city's best outlet malls is located there. Featuring 175 stores, including one of only four David Yurman outlet stores nationwide, Las Vegas North Premium Outlets is home to many upper- and mid-range retailers-- like Calvin Klein, DKNY and Reebok. Other stores include A|X Armani Exchange, Ann Taylor, Burberry, Dolce & Gabbana, Hot Topic, Porsche Design, True Religion, Addidas, Converse, Bose 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. If you work up an appetite while shopping for bargains, you'll find plenty of food options, like Shake Shack, Chipotle, The Cheesecake Factory and Starbucks.




Located next door to Green Valley Ranch Resort, The District gives shoppers a place that's easy to stroll through and enjoy. Part of a complex that's intended to be a mini-village, complete with residential and office space, The District is an open-air, pedestrian-friendly area that's especially favored by locals. From the Strip, it's a short journey to The District in Henderson, where you'll find places like Pottery Barn, Anthropologie, Bath and Body Works, Ann Taylor Loft, REI, West Elm, Charming Charlie and Williams-Sonoma. Restaurants range from casual coffeehouses to sit-down establishments, like P.F. Chang's, The Cheesecake Factory, Shake Shack, Ben & Jerry's and Lucille's Smokehouse BBQ.


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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.




Showcasing an unparalleled array of the world's most exclusive retailers, The Shops at Crystals is the most luxurious retail center on the Strip. In addition to its roster of first-class stores and restaurants, this small shopping center features art displays like Halo, an array of lighted water vortexes in tubes, and Glacia, frozen ice pillars in a pool of water. in Its incredible array of prestigious brands includes the largest Louis Vuitton store in the United States, as well as Prada, Gucci, Fendi and Dolce & Gabbana Men's and Women's. Other featured retailers include Sisley, Lanvin, Mikimoto, Paul Smith and Tourbillon. The Shops at Crystals is also home to several restaurants, including Mastro's Ocean Club and Cucina by Wolfgang Puck.


Miracle Mile Shops
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The sleek retail/entertainment complex of the Miracle Mile is located at the heart of the Las Vegas Strip. Boasting 200 stores and restaurants, live performance venues and entertainment, it's easy to spend an entire day here. Be sure to see the two free shows, a fountain show and a rainstorm that comes complete with fog and thunder--and both are inside. Restaurants and retailers include PBR Rock Bar & Grill (known for its bull riding), located right on the Strip; Cabo Wabo Cantina, the Sammy Haggar bar and restaurant, also Strip-side; Hot N Juicy Crawfish, a Vegas favorite with its first Strip location; Club Tattoo, featuring some of the best tattoo artists and body piercers in the nation; and House of Hoops by Foot Locker. Other notable stops and shops include Las Vegas' very own Sin City Brewing Co., GUESS, Urban Outfitters, True Religion, H&M and Lush.




Featuring cobblestone walkways, sky-like ceilings, and a quarter-mile-long Grand Canal, the Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian | The Palazzo is a must-see shopping, dining and entertainment destination. An 85,000-square-foot Barneys New York is the Shoppes anchor store, and it's the only Barneys in Nevada. The center features more than 160 signature stores with dozens of the world's premier luxury brands, including Tory Burch, Fendi, Burberry, Montblanc, White House Black Market and Michael Kors. It's also home to an impressive number of notable restaurants. Probably the Grand Canal Shoppes' biggest claim to fame, however, is the Grand Canal and its romantic gondola rides that come complete with singing gondoliers. It's an essential part of making the center feel like a little piece of Italy. The Shoppes are also known for their free Streetmosphere performers, who perform in St. Mark's Square and throughout the retail center.


Town Square Las Vegas
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Town Square has quickly become a Las Vegas favorite thanks to its standout shops, trendy restaurants and attractions. The large open-air center features over 115 stores, set in buildings with a variety of architectural styles. The atmosphere at Town Square feels like a cozy village, especially with its pedestrian-friendly streets. Look for an eclectic mix of retailers, including Tommy Bahama, Banana Republic, H&M, Whole Foods Market, Guitar Center, Abercrombie & Fitch, Apple, Victoria's Secret and Sephora. Dining options range from family favorite California Pizza Kitchen to hot spots like Double Helix Wine & Whiskey Lounge and Blue Martini. You'll find a range of eateries from fast food to sit down, with restaurants like Capriotti's, Panda Express, BRIO Tuscan Grille, Yard House and Bonefish Grill. Town Square also features an 18-screen movie theater, a GameWorks, and its own children's park. It's pet friendly too, so bring Fido along!


Fashion Show
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The only shopping center on the Strip that's not attached to a hotel casino is the Fashion Show, which features more than 250 boutiques and seven signature department stores. Shoppers will find stores like Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue, Macy's, Macy's Men, Dillard's, Nordstrom and Forever 21. It's also home to the first Topshop location on the West Coast and the only Disney Store on the Strip. Other popular retailers include Dick's Sporting Goods, Hot Topic, Apple, Ann Taylor and Louis Vuitton. For shoppers hungry for a quick bite to eat, Fashion Show boasts a massive food court featuring everything from Chipotle to Panda Express. There are plenty of sit-down restaurants in the retail center as well, like Grimaldi's, The Capital Grille, RA Sushi, El Segundo Sol, Benihana and Stripburger. As an added bonus, all parking is free at the Fashion Show, including valet parking at six locations.


The Forum Shops at Caesars
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The Forum Shops at Caesars is home to scores of retailers and restaurants, and its ancient Roman design invites taking lots of photos. This center has more than 160 specialty retailers like Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Versace, Jimmy Choo, Coach, Christian Louboutin, Apple, Luluemon, Lush and Tourneau, along with a mix of affordable fashions and couture finds. When you need to refuel, there are plenty of restaurants sure to cure shoppers' hunger pangs, like Sushi Roku, Carmine's, The Cheesecake Factory and The Palm. The retail center is also home to the popular Atlantis Aquarium, featuring more than 300 tropical fish, as well as the animatronic Atlantis show, featuring statues that come to life.


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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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