10 Best Shopping Malls In Michigan, USA

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Sitting between the Midwestern regions and the Great Lakes of America, Michigan is inspired by the Ojibwe word, mishigamaa. It means a place of a large lake or large water. If you are a lover of berries, nature, forests, and beaches, Michigan is somewhere you need to be. Boasting a plethora of beaches, half of the state is covered with woodlands, lakes, and luxury resorts. With Detroit being the main industrial city in the state, nature and industry go hand in hand. This results in several things that one can do here. There is plenty to see and plenty to do catering to every kind of traveler. Looking for accommodation? There are lots of lofts for rent in Michigan for cozy stays. Along with stunning nature, Michigan is also very popular for its shopping malls. Keep reading to know more about some of the best shopping malls in Michigan, USA.

1. Tanger Outlets Howell

Posted by Tanger Outlets on Thursday, 12 March 2015

A renowned chain of complexes and shopping malls, Tanger Outlets Howell offers a plethora of stores with most of the crowd favorites of international and American brands such as Banana Republic, Ralph Lauren, Adidas, Nike, and more. This could be one of your destinations when going on a romantic weekend getaway in Michigan. Because of the variety of stores found in this location, along with different kinds of promotional deals and coupons, visitors or shoppers do find something or the other to shop here. It is an amazing place to kill a few hours by shopping and strolling around, etc. The discounts at the mall range from 25 to 75%.

Tanger Outlets Howell

Address: 1475 N Burkhart Rd, Howell, MI 48855, United States

Website: Tanger Outlets Howell

Opening hours: Sun - Thu: 10am - 7pm; Fri - Sat: 10am - 9pm

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2. Westland Shopping Center

Westland Center - East Lobby
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Established in 1965, Westland Shopping Center, also called Westland Center, sits in the suburbs of Westland city of Michigan. The mall is popular for offering the Westland community over 100 inline stores to shop from, all under one roof and on one floor. Some of the stores here include Kohl’s, Sears, and JCPenney among others. Although the world-famous store, Macy’s, shut down, two new stores were added in 2017 instead. They are Bath & Body Works, and Victoria’s Secret. Traveling with kids? You can also visit some amusement parks and theme parks nearby for the little ones to enjoy.

Westland Shopping Center

Address: 35000 Warren Rd, Westland, MI 48185, United States

Website: Westland Shopping Center

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

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3. Somerset Collection Mall

Somerset Mall, Michigan (foto: Shane Gorski)

Posted by Amerika Only on Tuesday, 12 May 2015

A high-end regional shopping mall situated in Troy’s Metro Detroit in Michigan, Somerset Collection Mall was constructed in 1969, just a year after the construction of the Oakland Mall. But, the north part of the building wasn’t built until 1996. Boasting over 180 specialty stores, Somerset Collection Mall features luxury brands such as Gucci, Louis Vuitton, Giorgio Armani, St. John, Godiva, David Yurman, and more. This mall will be your one-stop destination for all your luxury shopping needs. But, the highlight of the entire mall is its interior decoration which is surely awe-inspiring. Need a place to stay? Check out some lakefront rentals in Michigan for relaxing accommodation.

Somerset Collection Mall

Address: 2800 W Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084, United States

Website: Somerset Collection Mall

Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 10am - 9pm; Sun: 12pm - 8pm

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4. Fairlane Town Center

MI 2012 (76) (Fairlane Mall)
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A super-regional shopping mall, Fairlane Town Center situated in the Dearborn suburb of Detroit, Michigan, is home to over 120 stores and restaurants. The mall is located just a hop, skip, and a jump away from Detroit’s entertainment and casino district. The mall is anchored down by some of the renowned brands such as Sears, Macy’s, and JCPenny. Along with this, the mall also features AMC Theatres multiplex. The largest store of H&M, as well as the first House of Hoops Foot Locker in Michigan, is found here. Additionally, it is close to some historic hotels in Michigan, so you won’t have to go further for accommodation.

Fairlane Town Center

Address: 18900 Michigan Ave, Dearborn, MI 48126, United States

Website: Fairlane Town Center

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

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5. Twelve Oaks Mall

Twelve Oaks Mall interior
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Looking for a pleasant destination to go shopping? Look no further than the Twelve Oaks Mall. Operating since 1977, Twelve Oaks Mall is a dominant and regional shopping destination located in metro Detroit. One of the largest shopping malls in Michigan, considering its retail space, Twelve Oaks Mall houses over 200 stores, along with the restaurants. There is just plenty to see in this mall, which can take up to half a day to explore everything. Some of the stores you will see here are Michael Kors, Coach, Apple, and more.

Twelve Oaks Mall

Address: 27500 Novi Rd, Novi, MI 48377, United States

Website: Twelve Oaks Mall

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

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6. Woodland Mall (Grand Rapids, MI)

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Posted by DJ Zhem on Saturday, 24 August 2019

Looking for things to do in Michigan? Attracting shoppers from across the region, Woodland Mall in Kentwood Michigan is an enclosed premier shopping mall that features a children’s play area, as well as the charging stations. The mall houses well-known retailers such as Urban Outfitters, ALDO, Banana Republic, Bath & Body Works, J. Crew, Apple, REI, and The North Face among others. There is also a variety of dining options included here. Some of them are Olga’s Kitchen, Sbarro, Subway, and more.

Woodland Mall

Address: 3195 28th St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49512, United States

Website: Woodland Mall

Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 10am - 9pm; Sun: 12pm - 6pm

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7. Birchwood Mall

Birchwood Mall (4871983663)
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An enclosed regional shopping mall nestled in Fort Gratiot Township in Michigan, Birchwood Mall is known for attracting visitors both from Canada and the United States. Renowned as the largest mall around the Blue Water region, this mall is managed and owned by Brookfield Properties Retail Group, who also happens to own another mall, which is the second-largest in the United States. The mall houses famous stores like Target and JCPenny, along with a multitude of national retail stores, an antique carousel, a food court, a movie theater with 10 screens, and a children’s play area.

Birchwood Mall

Address: 4350 24th Ave, Fort Gratiot Twp, MI 48059, United States

Website: Birchwood Mall

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

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8. Universal Shopping Center

Universal Shopping Center
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An open-air center located in Warren, Michigan, Universal Shopping Center is a one-stop shopping facility for clothing, health, beauty, and dining needs. This building was purchased by the Universal Mall Properties in 1999 and was renovated into a full-fledged shopping center in 2009. The mall houses some of the renowned American brands such as Target, Petco, Burlington Coat Factory, and more.

Universal Shopping Center

Address: 28582 Dequindre Rd, Warren, MI 48092, United States

Website: Universal Shopping Center

Opening hours: 10am - 9pm (daily)

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9. Birch Run Premium Outlets

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Posted by Birch Run Premium Outlets on Thursday, 11 July 2019

Sitting in Michigan’s Birch Run, Birch Run Premium Outlets was established way back in 1986 and it is one of the oldest and the largest outlet malls in the state. Although the mall is famous throughout the year, the popularity goes to a different level during the Black Friday Sale. Spanning across 700,000 square feet (65,032 square meters), Birch Run Premium Outlets offers over 150 stores of major brands such as Polo, Under Armour, J. Crew, Ralph Lauren, Nike, and many more.

Birch Run Premium Outlets

Address: 12240 S Beyer Rd, Birch Run, MI 48415, United States

Website: Birch Run Premium Outlets

Opening hours: Sun - Thu: 10am - 7pm; Fri - Sat: 10am - 9pm

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10. Great Lakes Crossing Outlets

President's Day Weekend is here - and so are the sales! Now through Monday, enjoy the biggest deals at Michigan's largest outlet center! http://bit.ly/2kxt4C9

Posted by Great Lakes Crossing Outlets on Friday, 17 February 2017

Operating since 1998 in Michigan, Great Lakes Crossing Outlets spans across a space of 1.4 million square feet (130,064 square meters). Great Lakes Crossing Outlets isn’t just about the stores. It has much more to it. The indoor shopping mall offers more than 180 stores, along with a food court and an AMC movie theater of 25 screens. Some of the renowned brands you will come across here are Gap, New Balance, Michael Kors, Aeropostale, and so many more.

Great Lakes Crossing Outlets

Address: 4000 Baldwin Rd, Auburn Hills, MI 48326, United States

Website: Great Lakes Crossing Outlets

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

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Shop to your heart's content in Michigan

Although Michigan is renowned for its endless nature and industry, it surely doesn’t disappoint when it comes to shopping options. There are several shopping malls in Michigan that cater to different kinds of shoppers. There are high-end malls. And then there are mid-market shopping centers. If you are vacationing in Michigan, consider all your needs sorted. If you are looking to grab a delicious meal, shop for souvenirs, or you’re looking for ways to spend an evening, make sure to check out one of the recommended shopping malls in Michigan.

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Born in Mumbai and brought up in Bangalore, India, Aarti is a full-time freelance writer by profession. She is a lover of everything the ‘blue dot’ offers—world cultures, off-the-beaten tracks,...Read more

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