Top 10 Outlet Stores in America

Each of these bargain hubs has its own distinct hook that keeps shoppers coming back for more.

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1. Chicago Premium Outlets

1650 Premium Outlets Boulevard

Aurora, IL

(630) 585-2200

The Draw: Michael Kors, Juicy Couture, and Diesel are just a few of the brands that savvy visitors can score for way less than their original prices at the 120 outlet stores in this center, located 45 minutes west of the Windy City. Bonus: Check the website for hotel discounts, too.

2. Desert Hills Premium Outlets

48400 Seminole Drive

Cabazon, CA

(951) 849-6641

The Draw: Surrounded by mountains, practically a coconut's throw from the famed Palm Springs resorts, this center is a West Coast mainstay. Inside, shoppers snag reduced-price finds from Jimmy Choo, Diane von Furstenberg, and other top designer labels.

3. Houston Premium Outlets

29300 Hempstead Road

Cypress, TX

(281) 304-5820

The Draw: This newbie on the outlet scene keeps shoppers happy with stores like Nine West, Elie Tahari, and Ann Taylor Factory under its bustling roof. For even more savings, join the VIP Shopper Club on the website for exclusive coupons and updates.

4. Las Vegas Premium Outlets

875 South Grand Central Parkway

Las Vegas, NV

(702) 474-7500

The Draw: Just five minutes off the Strip, this is one of the largest outlet centers in the U.S. Among the 150 stores, you'll find Polo Ralph Lauren, True Religion, and Lacoste—all good spots to blow your casino winnings. (And if you're shopping Lacoste online instead, grab a Lacoste promo code.)

5. North Georgia Premium Outlets

800 Highway 400 South

Dawsonville, GA

(706) 216-3609

The Draw: A quaint Georgian village setting greets visitors shopping for Calvin Klein, Pottery Barn, Cole Haan, and more than 130 others at this hot spot, located just 45 minutes north of Atlanta.

6. Philadelphia Premium Outlets

18 West Lightcap Road

Limerick, PA

(610) 495-9000

The Draw: Take a break from all of those Philly cheesesteaks and head over to this recently expanded outlet center. It's loaded with stores like French Connection, Puma, and Neiman Marcus Last Call, so you're sure to burn off the calories.

7. Seattle Premium Outlets

10600 Quil Ceda Boulevard

Tulalip, WA

(360) 654-3000

The Draw: Hit up this outlet mall where Kenneth Cole, Restoration Hardware, J.Crew, and other stores offer their merchandise at prices that'll make you forget about that Seattle rain.

8. Waikele Premium Outlets

94-790 Lumiaina Street

Waipahu, HI

(808) 676-5656

The Draw: Say aloha to outlet shopping in Hawaii at a mall well worth a mini hiatus from the beach. You'll find LeSportsac, MaxMara, Coach, and other stores that will leave you with enough cash to buy a round of Mai Tais later.

9. Woodbury Common Premium Outlets

498 Red Apple Court

Central Valley, NY

(845) 928-4000

The Draw: This outlet giant— home to 220 stores—has earned legendary status among city-dwelling fashionistas who want high fashion on the cheap. An hour north of NYC, it features Betsey Johnson, Chanel, M Missoni, Swarovski, and Theory.

10. Wrentham Village Premium Outlets

One Premium Outlets Boulevard

Wrentham, MA

(508) 384-0600

The Draw: After drooling over full-priced items along Boston's Newbury Street, make the quick trip (just 35 minutes south of the city) to one of the 170 stores at this retail center. At Kate Spade, Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th, Salvatore Ferragamo, or Banana Republic, you'll find similar (if not the exact same) goods at half the price.

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