Shopping Guide

By July 7, 2016Explore DC

While DC is well-known for support of local and smaller businesses, there are also a variety of easily accessible shopping malls and centers within the Greater Washington area. These are the most popular options to find the latest clothes, home furnishings, and more.

Tysons Corner Center is located in Virginia, just a few miles west of Washington, DC. With Nordstrom, Macy’s, L.L. Bean, Lord & Taylor, Bloomingdale’s, AMC Theatres, and more than 300 stores and restaurants, it is a featured attraction of the Greater Washington area. Tysons is accessible from the Metro Silver Line and by bus or car.

Fashion Centre at Pentagon City is located in Arlington, across the 14th Street bridge. It has more than 170 stores and restaurants including Macy’s, Nordstrom, Apple, Coach,  Michael Kors and Tourneau. Pentagon City is also accessible by Metro, bus, and car.

Georgetown’s M Street is a commercial and restaurant hub in the center of picturesque Georgetown. Stores on the street include J. Crew, Banana Republic, Francesca’s Collections, Nike, Lululemon, T.J. Maxx, and Massimo Dutti. The Shops at Georgetown Park is an upscale indoor mall featuring high-end stores for clothing, shoes, and gifts. It is located between M St. and the C & O Canal.

Union Station has about 50 shops in addition to being DC’s central train station. Stores include H&M, L’Occitance, Papyrus, and Ann Taylor.

Reston Town Center in Virginia has more than 60 stylish shops, 30 renowned restaurants, and a multi-screen cinema. Stores include Kendra Scott, Anthropologie, Apple, Jos. A. Bank, and Pottery Barn.

Westfield Montgomery Mall is located in Bethesda, Maryland, approximately a half hour drive from Washington. There are hundreds of stores and restaurants, including Brookstone, Coach, GAP, Macy’s, and Nordstrom.

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