Shopping Trip- The Best Mall In Each State For Your Next Outing

by Cleora Reber July 1, 2021

After a year of online shopping, many are ready to head back into the stores.  Here are the top-rated locations for a shopping trip in every state!

1. Alabama

Riverchase Galleria 

Located in: Hoover, Alabama in the greater Birmingham Metropolitan Area

It is ranked 43rd on the list of largest shopping malls in the United States. It is also the largest enclosed shopping center in Alabama.


2. Alaska

Anchorage 5th Avenue Mall 

Located in: Anchorage, Alaska

447,000 square feet regional shopping mall located in Downtown Anchorage, Alaska


3. Arizona

Arizona Mills

Located in: Tempe, Arizona

Arizona Mills is an indoor outlet shopping mall in Tempe, Arizona, With nearly 200 stores.




4. Arkansas

Pinnacle Hills Promenade

Located in: Rogers, Arkansas

The three million inhabitants of Arkansas have voted, and the results are in, the best place for your next Arkansas shopping trip is Pinnacle Hills.



5. California

Downtown Santa Monica Promenade

Located in: Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California

While the whole state of California boasts world-class shopping locations, this is the top-rated destination for a shopping trip in California, based on 5-star reviews, by nearly 35,000 people.  The Santa Monica Promenade is world-class shopping, dining, and entertainment destination located just steps from the beautiful Pacific Ocean,



6. Colorado

Park Meadows Shopping Mall

Located in: Lone Tree, Colorado

The Park Meadows Shopping Mall offers shoppers over 185 retailers and restaurants.



7. Connecticut

Danbury Fair Mall

Located in: Danbury, Connecticut

Danbury Fair ranks as one of New England’s largest shopping centers boasting the area's finest collection of shops, dining destinations, and entertainment.



8. Delaware

Christiana Mall

Located in: Christiana, Delaware

The Christiana Mall is a super-regional shopping mall located between the cities of Newark and Wilmington, Delaware, United States.



9. Florida

The Sawgrass Mills Mall 

Located in: Sunrise, Florida

The Sawgrass Mills Mall offers over 400+ outlet stores for shoppers.



10. Georgia

Lennox Square 

Located in: Atlanta, Georgia

Lenox Square comprises 1,558,678 square feet of retail space, with 198 stores on four levels, including a large food court. 



11. Hawaii

Ala Moana Center

Located in: Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii

The Ala Moana Center, commonly known simply as Ala Moana, is a large open-air shopping mall in the Ala Moana neighborhood of Honolulu, Hawaii. Ala Moana is the ninth largest shopping mall in the United States and the largest open-air shopping center in the world.



12. Idaho

Boise Town Center 

Located in: Boise, Idaho

The largest retail complex in the state, it opened in 1988 after more than 20 years of planning and features 150 stores



13. Illinois

Woodfield Mall

Located in: Shaumburg, Illinois 

Woodfield Mall is the largest shopping mall in the state of Illinois and also the highest-rated.



14. Indiana

Circle Centre Mall

Located in: Indianapolis, Indiana

Circle Centre Mall is an indoor shopping mall located in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States. Circle Centre Mall was opened to the public on September 8, 1995, and incorporates existing downtown structures.



15. Iowa

Jordan Creek Town Center

Located in: West Des Moines, Iowa

It is the largest shopping complex in the state of Iowa with a total gross leasable area of 1,340,000 square feet. It is also the fourth largest shopping complex in the Midwest, and the 24th largest shopping complex in the United States



16. Kansas

The Legends Outlets

Located in: Kansas, City

Legends Outlets Kansas City, formerly The Legends at Village West, is a super-regional shopping mall located in the Village West development near Kansas City, Kansas, located in the latent township Kansas City, Kansas.




17. Kentucky

Newport on Levee 

Located in: Newport, Kentucky

Riverside commercial complex featuring a large aquarium, brand-name stores, a cinema & eateries. 



18. Louisiana

Perkins Rowe

Located in: Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Contemporary, urban mall offering an array of popular retail shops, restaurants & a movie theater.




19. Maine

Maine Mall

Located in: South Portland, Maine

The Maine Mall is an enclosed shopping mall in South Portland, Maine. It is the largest shopping mall in the state of Maine, and the second-largest in northern New England




20. Maryland

Arundel Mills

Located in: Anne Arundel County, Maryland

An indoor outlet mall with over 200 stores, With its 1,930,820 sq ft GLA, it is the largest mall in the state of Maryland



21. Massachusetts 

Assembly Row

Located in: Somerville, Massachusetts

While there are many great places to shop in Boston, the top-rated mall in the state is located in Somerville, Massachusetts. 

It is a huge center offering shoppers big box stores and a large food court.



22. Michigan

The Great Lakes Crossing Outlets 

Located in: Auburn Hills, Michigan

The most reviewed mall in Michigan, this mall also boasts a Legoland center plus an aquarium.



23. Minnesota

The Mall of America

Located in: Bloomington, Minnesota

While Minnesota surely has an assortment of great malls, none can compare with the Mall of America. Recognized as the largest shopping and entertainment complex in Minnesota and the United States.



24. Mississippi

The Tanger Outlets

Located in: South Haven, Mississippi

Featuring a huge assortment of brand name and designer outlets. Tanger Outlets Southaven is an outlet mall in Southaven, Mississippi, just outside Memphis, Tennessee. Tanger Outlets Southaven is the first outlet mall in the Memphis metro area.





25. Missouri

County Club Plaza 

Located in: Kansas City, Missouri

Opened in 1923, it was the first planned suburban shopping center and the first regional shopping center to accommodate shoppers arriving by car. It is a sprawling shopping area made up of Moorish-themed buildings, housing, stores, and restaurants.



26. Montana

Southgate Mall 

Located in: Missoula, Montana

For all of the residents of The Treasure State, Southgate Mall is the premier town center in Missoula and the largest retail destination in western Montana, comprising a trade area that extends 130 miles.



27. Nebraska

Westroads Mall

Located in: Omaha, Nebraska

Nebraska’s top shopping destination is located in Omaha. A new, brightly lit shopping mall creates a pleasant shopping trip experience year-round.



28. Nevada

Downtown Summerlin

Located in: Las Vegas, Nevada

It is no surprise that the top-rated mall in Nevada is located in the heart of Las Vegas. The Downtown Summerlin Mall offers shoppers an expansive and air-conditioned indoor space.



29. New Hampshire

The Mall of New Hampshire

Located in: Manchester, New Hampshire

Residents of the Granite State can head to The Mall of New Hampshire in Manchester for their next shopping trip. It has consistently been titled the best mall in the state of New Hampshire.



30. New Jersey

The Mills at Jersey Gardens 

Located in: Elizabeth, New Jersey

The Mills at Jersey Gardens, originally and also still colloquially called Jersey Gardens, is a two-level indoor outlet mall

that is the top-rated shopping center in New Jersey. The mall offers a theater and a massive assortment of outlet stores.



31. New Mexico

Coronado Center

Located in: Albuquerque, New Mexico

If you are planning your next shopping trip in New Mexico don’t pass up the opportunity to visit Coronado Center in Albuquerque. With over 8,000 positive reviews, it is the top-rated mall in the state.



32. New York

Queens Center

Located in: Queens, New York

With so many malls in New York City alone to choose from, nailing down the top mall in the state is no easy feat. If you are in New York to shop, make sure to visit the top-rated mall in the entire state, Queens Center located in Queens.



33. North Carolina

Concord Mills 

Located in: Concord, North Carolina 

Concord Mills the top shopping destination in the state, boasting over 200 stores. The mall is in Cabarrus County, just a few hundred feet from the Mecklenburg County border and Charlotte city limits, and about 12 miles from Uptown Charlotte. It is one of two malls in Concord.



34. North Dakota

West Acres Mall

Located in: Fargo, North Dakota

For your next shopping trip in North Dakota, make sure to visit the West Acres Mall. It has over 100 stores, an aquarium, and charging centers throughout the mall, making this center a family favorite for the residents of Fargo. 



35. Ohio

The Easton Town Center 

Located in: Columbus, Ohio

With over 18,000 4.5 star reviews on Google, it is the highest-rated mall in Ohio by a long shot and a must-visit for those in the area.



36. Oklahoma

The Penn Square Mall 

Located in: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

The best place in the state for your next shopping trip, with over 140 stores and a large food court to visit.



37. Oregon

Washington Square

Located in: Portland, Oregon

If you’re looking for your next shopping destination in Oregon, look no further than Washington Square located in Portland, Oregon. It is the largest shopping center in Oregon. 



38. Pennsylvania

The King of Prussia 

Located in: King of Prussia, Pennsylvania

The King of Prussia offers shoppers an impressive selection of over 400 stores to shop at.




39. Rhode Island

Providence Place

Located in: Located in Providence, Rhode Island

With 1,400,000 sq ft of gross leasable area, it has been the largest shopping mall in Rhode Island since it opened in 1999.



40. South Carolina

Coastal Grand Mall

Located in: Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

1,047,732 square feet super-regional shopping mall is located in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina located off of US Highway 17 and Harrelson Blvd. and was built in 2004.



41. South Dakota

Rushmore Crossing

Located in: Rapid City, South Dakota

125-Acre Site Consisting of Approximately 800,000 Square Feet of Rentable Space with Tenants




42. Tennessee

Opry Mills

Located in: Nashville, Tennessee

Nashville's largest and highest-rated Outlet Shopping Destination with 200+ Stores.



43. Texas

Shops at River Center

Located in: San Antonio, Texas

The Shops at Rivercenter is a shopping mall located in Downtown San Antonio, Texas, the United States along the city's River Walk. There is also an aquarium.



44. Utah 

City Creek Center

Located in: Salt Lake City, Utah

The City Creek Center is a mixed-use development with an upscale open-air shopping center, office, and residential buildings, fountain, and simulated creek near Temple Square in downtown Salt Lake City, Utah, United States.



45. Vermont

Shelburne Road Shopping Plaza

Located in: South Burlington, Vermont

Grocery meets retail in this Burlington mall. 



46. Virginia

Tysons Corner Center

Located in: Tysons, Virginia

Located just outside of Washington, DC – Tysons Corner Center is Virginia’s premier shopping destination. It is a massive mall with hundreds of upscale stores & eateries, plus a cinema & an elevated outdoor plaza.



47. Washington

Westfield South Center

Located in: Seattle, Washington

The Westfield South Center is a 2-level indoor shopping mall with more than 200 stores & eateries plus a multiplex with IMAX located in Seattle, Washington.



48. West Virginia

Huntington Mall

Located in: Barboursville, West Virginia

The Huntington Mall is an enclosed shopping mall in the village of Barboursville in Cabell County in the U.S. state of West Virginia. The largest mall in West Virginia opened on February 3, 1981, and features more than 150 retailers. 



49. Wisconsin

Hillsdale Shopping Center

Located in: Madison, Wisconsin 

Sophisticated retail complex with a department store, high-end specialty shops, eateries & a cinema.



50. Wyoming

Hat Six Travel Plaza

Located in: Evansville, Wyoming

The only truck stop to make the list, however, is the highest-rated shopping spot in the state of Wyoming!