Retail enthusiasts can smile - the Philadelphia region offers a wide range of shopping destinations - from large retail malls to neighborhood boutiques, art galleries, and upscale shops. An added bonus - clothing and shoes are tax free.
King of Prussia Mall
The largest retail mall on the East Coast is a shopper's paradise with 7 world class department stores and more than 400 other stores, boutiques, and restaurants. Truly a place to shop 'til you drop.
SEPTA Routes: 124/125
Franklin Mills Mall
The Mills is a bargain hunter's delight with factory outlet stores offering top designer names at discounted prices. There are over 200 stores, 7 themed restaurants and a 14 screen movie theatre to help you spend your money wisely.
SEPTA Routes: 20, 50 (from Frankford Transportation Center)
The Gallery at Jefferson
Connected to Jefferson Regional Rail Station and just steps from the Pennsylvania Convention Center, the Gallery has over 130 stores shops and eateries to satisfy your Center City shopping wishes.
SEPTA Routes: 17, 21, 33, 38, 42, 47, 48, Market-Frankford Line
Rittenhouse Row Shopping
High end retail such as Tiffany's, Burberry, MAC, Diesel and Coach are just a few of the stores to appeal to the serious shopper. When you need to recharge, dine in an area restaurant or take in the people scene in Rittenhouse Square Park.
SEPTA Routes: 4, 17, 21, 33, 38, 42, 48, Market-Frankford Line, Broad Street Line
The Shops at Liberty Place
Located in the second tallest skyscraper in Philadelphia, this two level boutique style shopping pavilion has as its centerpiece the Rotunda Skylight. Express, Swarovski and J. Crew are just a few of the shops located here. No need to go far for food, there's a Food Court on the second level.
SEPTA Routes: 4, 17, 21, 32, 33, 38, 42, 48, Market-Frankford Line, Broad Street Line
An eclectic array of more than 300 shops, restaurants, and galleries, South Street is also known for its bustling night life and entertainment venues.
SEPTA Routes: 47, 47M, 57
Main Street is a popular shopping and dining destination with over 70 boutiques and galleries and 30 restaurants. Historic recreational trails and boating options on the adjacent Schuylkill River attract outdoor enthusiasts as well.
SEPTA Routes: 9, 27, 32, 35, 61, 62, Manayunk/Norristown Regional Rail Line
The Piazza at Schmidts
You can shop, dine, play and work here. Artist studios, boutiques, restaurants, apartments and offices surround the 30,000 square foot open air courtyard. The courtyard features a 40 foot screen and stage, so check the website for scheduled events.
SEPTA Routes: 25, Market Frankford Line