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Best Shopping Malls In The Baltimore Area

April 17, 2012 6:00 AM

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Whether you’re returning some unwanted birthday gifts, looking to spruce up your spring wardrobe or are in dire need of a night out, these malls and shopping centers have everything you could ask for. From the best versions of major chain stores to creative specialty shops to high-end designer spots, Baltimore is no stranger to hot shopping destinations. Check out any of these top locales to make the most of your buying experience.
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Harborplace
200 East Pratt St.
Baltimore, Md. 21202
(410) 332-4191
www.harborplace.com

Hours: Mon to Sat – 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Sun – 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Harborplace is Charm City’s premiere shopping and dining destination. As the centerpiece of Baltimore’s Inner Harbor, located right next to the World Trade Center, Harborplace consists of two sizeable pavilions. The Light Street Pavilion offers the bulk of the shopping attractions. Some shops include a two-story Urban Outfitters, H&M, Best of Baltimore and The Flag Shop. Add to it a handful of specialty kiosks that sell unique jewelry and accessories to round out the ultimate shopping experience, and you’ve get everything you need in one place. The Pratt Street pavilion offers fantastic dining with restaurants such as The Cheesecake Factory, Tir Na Nog Irish Restaurant & Pub and UNO Chicago Grill. While there, you must visit the famous Fudgery, where the employees draw a large crowd as they sing while making fudge.

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Hunt Valley Towne Centre
118 Shawan Road
Hunt Valley, Md. 21030
(410) 785-3770
www.shophuntvalley.com

Hours: Mon to Sat – 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Sun – 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Hunt Valley Town Centre is the ultimate promenade shopping experience. The Centre has expanded over the last 30 years to offer shoppers everything from apparel to electronics to home furnishings. You can spend the day shopping, eating a fantastic meal and catching a movie all without moving your car. Some of the highlights of shopping and dining at Hunt Valley Towne Centre include a massive DSW Shoe Warehouse, Wegmans Food Market, California Pizza Kitchen, Greetings & Readings, Ulta Salon, Jos. A. Bank Clothier and Vaccaro’s Italian Pastry Shop.

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The Shops at Kenilworth
800 Kenilworth Drive
Towson, Md. 21204
(410) 321-1909
www.theshopsatkenilworth.com 

Hours: Mon to Sat – 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Sun – 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

The Shops at Kenilworth may live in the shadow of the shopping juggernaut that is Towson Town Center, but it is not a mall to be overlooked. Kenilworth offers locations of the smaller specialty stores that can’t be found at a major mall. Check out Cloud 9 Clothing, South Moon Under and Fells Point Surf Co. Probably the biggest draw to The Shops at Kenilworth is About Faces Day Spa and Salon, arguably the best day spa in Maryland. Just outside the mall is Atwater’s, a small café that specializes in gourmet breads and cheeses made from scratch, exclusively from locally grown ingredients.

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The Gallery
200 East Pratt St.
Baltimore, Md, 21202
www.harborplace.com

Hours: Mon to Sat – 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Sun – 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.

The Gallery is a traditional shopping mall located directly across Pratt Street from Harborplace. The Gallery Baltimore tourist experience. The highlights of this mall include ALDO Shoes, bebe, Banana Republic, Nine West, Coach, Swarovski and Wet Seal. In the mall are also a Godiva Chocolatier and a sweet little coffee bar located at the center of the lobby. If you’re looking for the best Baltimore shopping experience without the tourist traps, The Gallery is the place for you.

Related: Best Jewelry Stores In Baltimore

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Hagerstown Premium Outlets
495 Premium Outlets Blvd.
Hagerstown, Md. 21740
(301) 790-0300
www.premiumoutlets.com

Hours: Mon to Sat – 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Sun – 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Hagerstown Outlets is the ultimate destination for bargain hunters looking for the best deals on their favorite designer items. The center has more than 100 outlet stores offering items at deeply discounted prices. Just a few of the fabulous designer outlets Hagerstown has to offer include BCBG Max Azria, Guess Factory Store, Polo Ralph Lauren, Kate Spade New York, J. Crew and Nike Factory Store. The Outlets in Hagerstown are a fantastic day-trip destination for a full day of great shopping.

Jenna has been a freelance writer for two years and a blogger for four years. Her current blog gives advice to women about how to look fashionable on a budget. Jenna currently lives in Bel Air with her husband, Brandon, and their two dogs. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.
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