A day of shopping can be fun when you know exactly what you're looking for and exactly where you'll find it. That may not be the definition of fun for those shoppers that like to go out on an adventure and will know what their purchase will be when they see it. But it doesn't really matter what kind of shopper you are when faced with all the great shops, boutiques, stores and various specialty businesses in Tucson; you'll have fun stopping in at these shopping destinations.
Located in the heart of Tucson, El Con Mall
is situated on the exact site of the original El Conquistador Hotel, one of the city's earliest landmarks. That tradition of regal beauty and classy presentation continues at El Con, as it has the distinction of being Tucson's first enclosed shopping center. Great shops, restaurants and entertainment choices all make El Con Mall one of Tucson's true originals.
Address: 3601 East Broadway at Alvernon, Tucson, AZ - MAP
Phone: (520) 795-9958
The Foothills Mall
is really the best of both worlds. While shopping here, Old Navy will please the kids, Kirkland's will put a smile on mom's face, and dad will love spending time in the Sports Zone. And those are just a few of the great shops and outlet stores at the Foothills. There's also great entertainment, too. Check out the state-of-the-art IMAX Theater and grab a bite to eat at any of the great restaurants that include Applebee's, the Outback Steakhouse, and Sushi Garden North. At the Foothills Mall, there's definitely something for every taste!
Address: 7401 North La Cholla Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85741 - MAP
Phone: (520) 219-0650
The Sonoran Desert isn't as desolate as you might think if you're looking for a great shopping experience. La Encantada Shopping Center
artfully melds old world charm together with luxury shops and boutiques to create a truly refreshing mix of shopping, dining, and special events. La Encantada features such stylish stores as the Apple Store, Brooks Brothers Women, Bose, Pandora, Crate and Barrel, and Victoria's Secret. Some of the notable dining choices are RA Sushi Bar and Firebirds Wood Fired Grill. There are also various events like live music and children's activities that are planned at the center every month.
Address: 2905 E. Skyline Drive, Tucson, AZ 85718 - MAP
Phone: (520) 615-2561
The only thing better than finding a super deal is finding lots of them. That's what awaits you at the Outlets at Casa Grande
shopping center. Many of the fine stores offer factory direct pricing, which of course, saves you lots of money and puts a big smile on your face as well. Some of the great outlet stores include Levi's, Reebok, Guess and the Gap.
Address: 2300 E. Tanger Drive, Casa Grande, AZ 85222 - MAP
Phone: (800) 405-5016
has proven time and time again to be the city's epicenter of exceptional shopping, dining and entertainment, and if you want proof, just walk through the smartly designed layout and you'll see at every turn that quality and excellence are the ultimate goals of all the merchants. Macy's, Bath and Body Works and New York & Company are just a few of the top-drawer shops. Some of the excellent dining choices include the California Pizza Kitchen, Red Robin, the Olive Garden and In-N-Out Burger, so there's something to eat for even the most fickle appetites. Let the kids take a break from the doldrums of shopping at Kids Play, a Children's Soft Play Area located on the lower level next to Dillard's. It's plain to see that the Tucson Mall has a little something for every member of the family, so next time you're out shopping, make a day of it!
Address: 4500 North Oracle Road, Tucson, AZ 85705 - MAP
Phone: (520) 293-7330