Top 10 Shopping Malls In Maine, USA

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With a nickname of Vacation State, Maine is the place where you can spend your time and money for one of the best American holiday experiences. From the wilderness to the more modern leisure places, Maine has it all. When it comes to shopping, malls are the go-to place to visit in Maine and many other places in the USA. Maine is also the home of famous American heritage brands such as Sperry and L.L. Bean. What better way to shop than at their birthplace? If you’re looking to try out all kinds of food or shop for some clothing, here are the top shopping malls in Maine, USA, for you to explore.

1. The Maine Mall, Portland

Posted by The Maine Mall on Thursday, 29 May 2014

The Maine Mall, an enclosed shopping mall in South Portland, is the largest shopping center in Maine, and the second-largest in northern New England. It is the ideal shopping destination for electronics, fashion and houseware. You’ve over 100 unique specialty stores to choose from, including J. C. Penney, Hannoush Jewelers, Soma, Best Buy, Clarks, Sears, Macy’s, Sephora, Pier I Imports, Round One Entertainment and L’Occitane. Buy the kids the adorable stuffed animals at Build A Bear or dine at Villa Italian Kitchen, Old Country Buffet, or Johnny Rockets. Whether on a holiday season peak or just a usual weekday, you’re sure to find something that will delight you any time of day.

The Maine Mall

Address: 364 Maine Mall Rd, South Portland, ME 04106, United States

Website: The Maine Mall

Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 10am - 9pm; Sun: 10am - 6pm

2. Bangor Mall

Bangor Mall is a modern shopping mall in Bangor, Maine, located off the Stillwater Avenue exit on I-95. It offers over 50 local businesses and name-brand stores; it serves as the ultimate shopping destination for the surrounding Bangor area. Featuring L.L. Bean, Kohl’s, Dressbarn, iParty, Old Navy, A.C. Moore, and more, there is lots of shopping to do at Bangor Mall. Do you need a break from all the shopping? Check out Papa John’s for lunch or the Texas Roadhouse for dinner.

Bangor Mall

Address: 663 Stillwater Ave, Bangor, ME 04401, United States

Website: Bangor Mall

Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 10am - 9pm; Sun: 11am - 6pm

3. Maine Crossing, Portland

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If you are visiting Southern Maine or South Portland to be precise, stop by at Maine Crossing, which has some retail stores that you can choose. Shop in the open air with brands such as Target, A.C Moore, Bed Bath & Beyond, and Nordstrom Rack. There are also Men’s Wearhouse, which sells an abundant selection of men’s clothing. If you go hungry after a day of shopping, there is Applebee’s restaurant that serves classic American food.

Maine Crossing

Address: 200 Running Hill Rd, South Portland, ME 04106, United States

Opening hours: 10am - 9pm (daily)

4. Auburn Mall

The Auburn Mall is an enclosed, climate-controlled shopping mall managed by the Simon Property Group. It is located on Route 12 in Auburn, Massachusetts, United States, near the intersection of I-290/I-395 and the Massachusetts Turnpike. It serves the communities of Millbury, Leicester, Paxton, Sutton, Rochdale and Worcester.

The Auburn Mall boasts over 60 stores ranging from children’s & women’s apparel, and jewelry to sporting goods, and it is also the very first in the region to feature Reliant Medical Group. The mall’s fabric includes Macy’s, Sears, American Eagle Outfitters, Famous Footwear, Bath & Body Works, Forever 21, Kay Jewelers, The Children’s Place, Victoria’s Secret, Men’s Wearhouse, NY & Co, Victoria’s Secret PINK, and the newly opened Reliant Medical Group. There is also a Food Court at Auburn with Cap’t Loui, Auntie Anne’s, Orange Julius, Subway, and Tacos Mexico.

Auburn Mall

Address: 385 Southbridge St, Auburn, MA 01501, United States

Website: Auburn Mall

Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 10am - 9pm; Sun: 11am - 6pm

5. Marketplace at Augusta

Augusta Mall entrance
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Visit the Marketplace at Augusta and shop at Kohl’s, Lane Bryant, Eddie Bauer Outlet, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Sally Beauty Supply, Dreams Bridal Boutique and Tuxedo Center and more. Enjoy lunch or dinner at Ruby Tuesday, Red Robin, Chipotle, Longhorn Steakhouse, Olive Garden or Elevation Burger. You can also take a break from shopping at Regal Cinemas, checking out the latest movie.

Marketplace at Augusta

Address: 197 Civic Center Dr, Augusta, ME 04330, United States

Website: Marketplace at Augusta

Opening hours: 10am - 9pm (daily)

6. Maine Coast Mall

Posted by Maine Coast Mall on Wednesday, 15 January 2020

Since the 1970s, Maine Coast Mall has been a place to shop and eat. There is a selection of stores such as Olympia Sports and Label Shopper that sells men and women’s clothes, and Hannaford Bros. that serves as a supermarket. Restaurants can also be found in the 32 acres (12.9 ha) mall. Have an ice cream or eat some barbecue at Dairy Queen Grill & Chill, eat some finger-licking chicken at KFC, or dine at Governor’s Restaurant & Bakery for some old-fashioned American menus.

Maine Coast Mall

Address: 225 High St, Ellsworth, ME 04605, United States

Website: Maine Coast Mall

Opening hours: 8am - 9pm (daily)

7. Pine Tree Shopping Center

In Portland, a 15-acre (6-hectare) outdoor mall with the name of Pine Tree Shopping Center can be found with some various stores to visit. You can buy some tools and home improvement items at Lowes, furniture at Big Lots, bathroom and appliances at Bath Fitter, and craft items at Jo-Ann. An American restaurant franchise named Applebee’s can also be found in the mall for you to enjoy a classic American meal.

Pine Tree Shopping Center

Address: 1100 Brighton Ave, Portland, ME 04102, United States

Opening hours: 9am - 9pm (daily)

8. Freeport Village Station

Posted by Freeport Village Station on Wednesday, 2 January 2019

Freeport Village Station features numerous outlet stores, including Nike, Kay Jewelers, Coach Factory, Talbots Outlet, L.L. Bean, and many more. This is an amazing place to shop, eat and play. Enjoy milkshakes and burgers at Johnny Rocket’s. Catch a new movie at the adjacent Nordica Theatre after spending the day bargain hunting.

Freeport Village Station

Address: 1 Freeport Village Station, Freeport, ME 04032, United States

Website: Freeport Village Station

Opening hours: Sun - Thu: 10am - 6pm; Fri - Sat: 10am - 7pm

9. Kittery Outlet Center

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Kittery Outlet Center features a seemingly infinite array of stores on Route 1; Kittery Premium Outlets include Banana Republic, Aldo, Coach, Chico’s, Movado, J. Crew, Yankee Candle, Lindt, Clarks and countless more. Shoppers will also find Dunkin’ Donuts, Starbucks, and several other restaurants in the course of their shopping spree. The stores are split up into several plazas that all fall under the banner of Kittery Premium Outlets. Shoppers can also pick up a map and quite often earn some coupons at most of these amazing plazas.

Kittery Outlet Center

Address: 340 US-1 BYP, Kittery, ME 03904, United States

Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 9am - 9pm; Sun: 10am - 6pm

10. Mallside Plaza

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The last one on the list is a humble plaza filled with local to national stores located at South Portland. You can find various goods and items such as musical instruments at Guitar Center, decorations at Dollar Tree, mattresses at Mattress Firm, and discount items with cheap prices at Five Below. For food options, the famous Five Guys Burgers and Fries is a must-try food in Mallside Plaza. There is also a buffet restaurant with the name of Super Great Wall Buffet.

Mallside Plaza

Address: 198 Maine Mall Rd, South Portland, ME 04106, United States

Opening hours: 10am - 9pm (daily)

Shop in Maine

Maine has some shopping spots such as malls and outlets you don’t want to miss. From shopping for classic brands to eating at various food franchises, check out all the malls listed above and see what they offer. Some malls even have a cinema for you to watch the newest movies. Buy a jacket at L.L. Bean, find some sneakers at Nike, build a teddy bear for your loved ones, have a coffee at Starbucks, or have a slice of pizza at Papa Johns; do what you like! Shop at one of the recommended malls or even all when visiting Maine.

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