Our Favorite Shopping Places in Las Vegas
What better way to spend time shopping than in luxurious Las Vegas? Hit the town at these lovely shopping centers and malls that'll drink your wallets dry!
Shopping in Las Vegas is a must. From the fun souvenirs to lavish and best-of-the-best garments and accessories, and of course, the great food and entertainment Vegas malls have to offer, it's no doubt that shopping in Vegas is a do-or-die experience. Why go to just any shopping center when you can visit a fun themed one, or one that offers the nightlife you've been craving filled with shows and set with luxurious bars? Or what about a shopping center that's filled with both child and adult entertainment from video games to galleries, located right in the mall? Visiting Vegas without taking advantage of their wide variety of different shops to offer in their one-of-a-kind malls and shopping centers is like eating a donut without frosting—you'd be foolish to do that!
Fashion Show Mall
Opened since 1981, Fashion Show Mall located on the Las Vegas Strip has the ultimate shopping and dining experience that any mall shopper could ask for. The variety of shops and eateries make this mall one of the top shopping places in Las Vegas, Nevada no doubt. From the bath & beauty store, LUSH; to electronic store Brookstone; to girl's best friend accessory store, Charming Charlie; to a fun little restaurant called Crazy Crepes, you're sure to find some source of enjoyment here at Fashion Show Mall no matter your age. The mall is filled with unique stores and restaurants yet still has plenty of room for the traditional shopping mall stores such as Auntie Anne's, Dairy Queen, Apple, Hollister, Hot Topic, Forever 21, and Abercrombie & Fitch. With three stories to offer, Fashion Show Mall has anything from beauty and makeup to children's clothes, electronics to accessories, and toy stores to stores dedicated to selling men's clothing. You can find moderate and higher-end clothing brands to lower brands, as well as dine at fast food eateries, family fun cafes, or even eat at a fancier restaurant. This mall has a lot of variety to offer that will please any shopper!
The Forum Shops at Caesar's
Home to over 160 shops, vendors, and restaurants, The Forum Shops at Caesar's makes for another great Vegas shopping mall. The Forum is connected to the lovely Caesar's Palace on the Las Vegas Strip and has been opened since 1992 with much variety to offer. Though the mall has pricey products, you definitely get what you pay for. You can find higher-end boutiques in this mall such as Fendi, Dior, Gucci, Louis Vuitton, and Calvin Klein, just to name a few of the many. 636,000 square feet and three stories of shopping in a beautiful Ancient Roman-themed mall makes for a unique shopping experience fit with fun stores and yummy eateries and bars. Take a look at Antiquities for a collection of antiques, collectibles, and authentic autographed pieces; visit the Ciao Ciao Cafe for delicious pastries, sandwiches, cocktails, and coffees; or head on over to the Forum Gifts & Sundries for beverages and snacks, cool souvenirs, and tobacco products. The possibilities are endless at the Forum where there is plenty to offer for both Las Vegas residents and travellers!
Miracle Mile Shops
Located at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on the Las Vegas Strip, Miracle Mile Shops is a 1.2 mile long shopping center with over 170 stores and 15 restaurants decked out with live entertainment. Naming just a few of the several stores found in Miracle Mile Shops that are fun for Vegas visitors are as follows: Anime Revolution for the Anime-lovers out there; Houdini's Magic Shop for a variety of tricks, gags, toys, and magic; Nestle Toll-House Cafe where you can find delicious pastries, a must for chocolate lovers; Oh My Godard Gallery, a gallery filled with Jean-Luc Godard's unique and mesmerizing artwork; and V Theater for a night of fun shows ranging from comedy acts and musicals to strip shows and Elvis impersonations. The entertainment, shops, and restaurants make Miracle Mile Shops a great destination especially for Vegas travellers who want to experience the glitzy Vegas shopping sprees as well as the nightlife entertainment all offered in one convenient location.
Town Square Las Vegas
The Town Square is a Vegas shopping center like no other. This fancy outdoor mall is the place to be for entertainment and eateries, as well as their interesting shops. Brought the kids along but need some peace while you experience the Town Square's entertainment and fine restaurants? Take them down to Artsy Nannies where you can hire a nanny to care for your children right in Town Square while you have some fun time to yourself. Visit Cariloha for your bambooed products; visit the Baobab Stage to watch live shows with delicious cocktails; visit GameWorks for bowling, outdoor dining, console and PC gaming, and gaming tournaments; visit the Dog House for your pup's toys, clothes, accessories, treats, and other products; and visit the Pottery Shop for your artsy needs. Of course, the dozens of clothing and accessory shops are pleasant too, but the specialty stores and fun entertainment make Town Square the place to be! This outdoor mall is filled with both adult, child, and family-fun entertainment perfect for Vegas family travellers!
Grand Canal Shoppes at the Venetian
Inside the Venetian Hotel & Casino on the Las Vegas Strip, you'll find the posh Grand Canal Shoppes. This lavish shopping mall opened in 1999 and currently houses approximately 140 shops and restaurants. Just within nine years of opening, Grand Canal Shoppes now reaches a whopping 20 million visitors per year, known to have the highest number of shoppers than any other mall in the world. Grand Canal Shoppes was later renamed The Shoppes at the Palazzo, though still is commonly referred to as its original name. Visit Grand Canal's Teavana or Moderna-Tea stores for delicious teas and tea-making accessories, book worm it up at Bauman Rare Books, or visit "Cake Boss" Food Network-famous Buddy Valastro's bakery, Carlo's Bakery. The dozens of places to eat at Grand Canal Shoppes makes this place one of the top shopping centers for delicious meals. Craving pizza? What about a good burger? Sushi? Italian food or Chinese food? Do you prefer a bar and lounge with good wine and beer, a fancy sit-down steakhouse with top-notch meals, a simple and fun cafe, a juice bar for a quick slurp, or a delicious bakery for a treat? Lucky for you, Grand Canal offers all of those, and you and your friends or family are sure to agree on something to eat at this lovely mall!
The LINQ Promenade
Located between the LINQ Hotel & Casino and Flamingo Las Vegas is the stunning LINQ Promenade, an outdoor shopping and entertainment district set right in the middle of the Vegas strip. Known for its giant ferris wheel overlooking Vegas as well as fun shops and eateries, there's no doubt this is a great place for Vegas travellers to be. Even for the youngsters, the LINQ Promenade is an appropriate and entertaining place for all ages, making it perfect for a night of family fun. Though it only contains approximately 40 shops and restaurants, this is still a great, unique place to visit in Vegas for shopping. Eat at Sprinkles Cupcakes, Off the Strip Bistro, the Haute Doggery hot dog shop, or eat at the Brooklyn Bowl's restaurant before bowling in one of the 32 bowling lanes, watching live entertainment or a concert, or heading to its nightclub. Several enjoyable shops can be found at the Promenade ranging from Polaroid Fotobar, 12am Run tennis shoe shop, Pier 30 surfer/skater clothing store, Ghirardelli (yes, the chocolate!), and more! Stop by Sky Shop for souvenirs, Havaianas for a store filled with flip flops, or Koto for unique home decor and gag gifts. The strange yet unique shops offered at the Promenade are a must-visit!
Las Vegas North Premium Outlets
In Downtown Las Vegas is the 540,000 square foot North Premium Outlets with over 150 shops and an outdoor plaza. This outdoor shopping center is filled with a variety of different shops and eateries for Vegas shoppers. You can find Amorino Gelato, Disney Store, Godiva Chocolatier, Green Leaf's and Bananas restaurant for delicious sandwiches and smoothies, several shoe stores, designer brand shops such as Coach and Calvin Klein, and a pretty wide selection of clothing stores for children and babies including popular European store, Catimini. This is another very family-friendly Vegas shopping center, a place where kids, teens, and adults of all ages will appreciate the delicious food and treats and variety of stores to shop at. The best part about North Premium Outlets is the fact that you can receive anywhere from 25-65% off several designer and name-brand products at the outlet stores, especially since many Vegas shops in general are quite pricey whether or not the brands are higher-end. This way, you can receive high-quality products for a much cheaper price! What a great way to spend your money in Vegas.
Downtown Container Park
Downtown Container Park is an outdoor shopping center with live entertainment, unique shops, and yummy eateries fit for the entire family. Specifically for the children, Container Park has an interactive playground filled with fun while the adults attend free concerts, watch a movie, or spend their time shopping at the various boutiques offered. Container Park's Art Box store has beautiful pieces of jewelry and home decor showcased by the artisans themselves; Crazy Legs specializes in fun leggings in various patterns, textures, and colors; Indiansoulart offers Native American jewelry and crafts; Pink TuTu Ballet has ballet, yoga, pilates, zumba, and other classes to offer consumers; and Vegas Flip Flop has dozens of different flipflops for you to choose from. The fun and unique shops offered here are great for any age group, not to mention the entertainment offered at Downtown Container Park!
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