Shopping can be a thrilling experience! The adrenaline from hunting and gathering for the savvy shopper looking for the perfect item(s) usually makes it feel like time well-spent. Americans have fully embraced the outdoor concept of endless uncovered shopping venues and visitors from other countries are just as excited visiting the United States; particularly when it comes with the opportunity of strolling through these huge shopping venues. The premium outlet is increasingly growing in popularity as shoppers find things they need and even the things they didn’t know they wanted.
The US offers a large number of places where you can get your perfect product and enjoy the perpetual shopping experience. If you reside in the US or just visiting, it is possible you must have heard about a number of these beautiful and exciting premium outlets. Here’s a look at 10 of the best premium outlets in the US. Some locations just might surprise you.
10. Wrentham Village Premium Outlets
Wrentham Village Premium Outlets opened in 1997 and features 170 retailers. Located in Massachusetts, this premium outlet center occupies 616,000 sq ft of land with a nice and massive outdoor environment and a big parking lot.
Anchor Stores: Burberry, Coach, Gap Outlet, Nike, Reebok and Polo Ralph Lauren.
1 Premium Outlet Boulevard
9. Woodbury Common Premium Outlets
Woodbury Common Premium Outlets opened in late 1985, extended in 1993, and again in 1998, the premium outlets now features 220 stores which occupies more than 800,000 square feet (72,000 m²) of land and is one of the world’s biggest outlet centers. Because of its size, different sections of the outlets is color-coded to give visitors the proper orientation and on weekends, trolleys are made available for customers to ease their movement around the center and transport themselves to the parking lots.
Anchor Stores: Neiman Marcus Last Call, Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH and Gap Outlet.
498 Red Apple Court,
Central Valley, NY 10917,
8. Waikele Premium Outlets
Waikele Premium Outlets is the only outlet center on the Island of Oahu. It features more than 50 shops, open-air food pavilion, iconic Waikiki Beach and historic Haleiwa Town on the North Shore. It is located just 15 miles west of Honolulu.
Featured Stores: Armani Outlet, Calvin Klein, Coach Outlet, Kate spade New York, LeSportsac, Michael Kors, Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Store, Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH, Samsonite, Tommy Hilfiger.
94-790 Lumiainia Street Waipahu, HI 96797
7. Seattle Premium Outlets
Seattle Premium Outlets is one of the best outdoor shopping destinations around. It is located in Tulalip, Washington and it features over 130 retailers including diverse numbers of fashion and sports designers, and indoor food court with a sit-down option located across from The North Face.
Featured Stores: Adidas, Burberry, Calvin Klein, Coach Outlet, DKNY, J.Crew Factory, Kenneth Cole, LACOSTE, Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Store, Tommy Hilfiger, and Joe’s Jeans.
10600 Quil Ceda Boulevard
Tulalip, WA 98271-8081
6. Philadelphia Premium Outlets
Philadelphia Premium Outlets is an open-air mall that opened on November 8, 2007 and features 150 outlet stores. It is located in Limerick Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, and occupies 553,000 square feet (51,400 m2) of land.
Featured Stores: Neiman Marcus Last Call, Calvin Klein, Coach Outlet, Cole Haan Outlet, DKNY, Elie Tahari, J.Crew Factory, Michael Kors, Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Store, and Tommy Hilfiger.
18 West Lightcap Road
Pottstown, PA 19464-7806
5. North Georgia Premium Outlets
North Georgia Premium outlets is a super clean, well-organized, and an outdoor Georgian-style village outlet center. It is located 45 minutes north of Atlanta and features over 140 shops.
Featured Stores: Burberry, Coach Outlet, Cole Haan Outlet, Elie Tahari, Kate spade New York, Michael Kors, Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Store, Restoration Hardware, Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH.
800 Highway 400 South
4. Las Vegas North Premium Outlets
Las Vegas North Premium Outlets is located at the north end of the Strip at the gateway of Downtown and Fremont Street. It features 175 designer and name-brand outlet stores including Coach, Kate Spade New York, Michael Kors, Neiman Marcus Last Call Studio, Nike, Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th, Tory Burch etc. and a new full service sit down restaurant, The Cheesecake Factory.
Featured Stores: Burberry, Coach Outlet, Cole Haan Outlet, Elie Tahari, Kenneth Cole, LACOSTE, Nautica, Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Store, Salvatore Ferragamo, St. John, TAG Heuer, Theory, Tory Burch, True Religion, and Calvin Klein.
875 South Grand Central Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89106-4541
3. Houston Premium Outlets
Houston Premium Outlets is located in northwest Houston off U.S. Highway 290 West at Fairfield Place Drive. It features 145 designer and name-brand outlet stores including Armani Outlet, Burberry, Nike, Kate Spade New York, Tory Burch etc. and Pedestrian outdoor courtyards and covered walkways provide all-weather shopping comfort year round. It is an outlet center where shoppers enjoys a wide range of retailers from designer clothes to fine leather and jewelry. It is easily accessible due to its architectural masterpiece providing seven entrances and a large parking lot.
Featured Stores: Armani Exchange, Burberry, Coach Outlet, Cole Haan Outlet, Elie Tahari, J.Crew Factory, Kate spade new York, Kenneth Cole, LACOSTE, Michael Kors, Nautica, Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH, TAG Heuer, Tory Burch, True Religion
29300 Hempstead Road
Cypress, TX 77433-4247
2. Desert Hills Premium Outlets
Desert Hills Premium Outlets is located 20 minutes west of Palm Springs. It features 180 designer stores including Alexander McQueen, Michael Kors, Montblanc, Saint Laurent Paris and Troy Burch. This outlet center has several dining options and restaurants such as The Bakery at Desert Hills, Blaze Pizza and Jody Maroni’s Sausage Kingdom. There are Area attractions around which include luxurious spas, championship golf courses, mid-century modern architecture, Joshua Tree National Park and outdoor adventure.
Featured Stores: Bally, Alexander McQueen, Dolce & Gabbana, Gucci, Jimmy Choo, Neiman Marcus Last Call, Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Store, Prada, Saint Laurent Paris, Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH, Salvatore Ferragamo, Versace.
48400 Seminole Drive
Cabazon, CA 92230-2125
1. Chicago Premium Outlets
Chicago Premium Outlets, an outdoor center located 40 minutes from downtown Chicago. It features over 140 stores such as Armani Outlet, Coach Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th, Under Armour, Michael Kors, and more. There are side attractions which include skating pond, fireplaces, art installations, a play area, and water features.
Featured Stores: Calvin Klein, Coach Outlet, Cole Haan Outlet, J.Crew Factory, LACOSTE, Michael Kors, Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Store, Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH, Theory, Vera Bradley
1650 Premium Outlets Boulevard
Aurora, IL 60502-2901