Chevy Chase Pavilion
5335 Wisconsin Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20015
Hours: Mon. to Fri. – 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Sun. – 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
One of Chevy Chase’s many shopping destinations, The Pavilion prides itself on being “The Art of Chevy Chase.” A stroke of genius they call it, Chevy Chase Pavilion is equipped with all of your cultural needs. World Market, Alpaca International and La Musa are among the specialty stores that offer one-of-a-kind products for interior fanatics. The Pavilion is also home to all-American stores like LOFT and J.Crew.
5300 Wisconsin Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20015
Hours: Mon. to Fri. – 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Sat. – 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Sun. – 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Mazza Gallerie is also in the heart of Chevy Chase. There are 18 fashionable stores, and for a quick flick, stop by the AMC movie theatre. High-end shoppers can enjoy luxurious department stores like Neiman Marcus or Saks Fifth Avenue Men’s Store, stores that are commonly scarce in the D.C. area. Another plus for those willing to drop a dime, Gallerie has three fine jewelry stores. Take the red line to Friendship Heights, or take advantage of Mazza Gallerie’s four-level parking garage.
The Shops at Wisconsin Place
4412 Willard Ave., Suite #1
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Hours: Mon. to Sat. – 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Sun. – 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Another Chevy Chase location, The Shops at Wisconsin Place serve as both a retail and food hub. Probably the best known store in Wisconsin Place is the conveniently located Whole Foods Market. Check off your extensive grocery list, or just stop in for a quick bite; Whole Foods will even validate your parking. One of the only stores in the area, upscale department store Bloomingdale’s is another Wisconsin Place anchor. Dining options include the infamous P.F Changs and The Capital Grille.
163 Waterfront Street
Oxon Hill, MD 20745
Hours: Vary by store
While in the D.C. area, experiencing National Harbor is a must. Not only does the National Harbor have breathtaking views, it is a family-friendly development. Luxury hotels and a variety of boat tours and sightseeing cruises are just a number of the Harbor’s amenities. The dining and shopping list is extensive and visitors can take it all in overlooking the water. A motorcycle-loving father can browse the Harley Davidson store while his son is at Build-A-Bear Workshop and his wife is creating a custom bath scent at artisan shop S.O.A.P. An additional exclusive shop is the Life is good store. With multiple event venues, plan your next family vacation or weekend getaway to the National Harbor.
Reston Town Center
11900 Market Street
Reston, VA 20190
Hours: Vary by store
The brick lined streets of Reston Town Center are always lively. The town center has over 50 retail stores, 30 restaurants and a movie theatre. In the center of it all is an ice-skating rink throughout the winter and during warmer months, concerts and festivals. Many of the clothing stores cater to men and women: Banana Republic, The Gap, J. Crew and South Moon Under. There are a number of notable beauty salons and spas at Reston Town Center, including PR at Partners and Salon Nordine & Day Spa. Best of all, Reston Town Center is dog friendly and encourages all shoppers to bring their dogs.
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1961 Chain Bridge Road
Tysons Corner, VA 22102
Hours: Mon. to Sat. – 10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., Sun. – 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Restaurant and department store hours may vary.
Tysons Corner has top-tier fine dining and coveted department stores. The recently renovated grand mall houses 300+ stores. The food court at Tysons Corner is a destination in itself and a state-of-the-art AMC theatre is conveniently located across from the food court. Experience three full levels of fun at Tysons Corner and to avoid getting lost, check out the interactive map.
2001 International Drive
McLean, VA 22102
Hours: Mon. to Sat. – 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Sun. – 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Right across from Tysons Corner is Tyson Galleria, or Tysons II. The super-regional mall is known for upscale and elegant stores unique to the D.C. area. Many of the world’s most lavish designers have stores in Tysons Galleria: Louis Vuitton, Bottega Veneta, Burberry and Chanel, just to name a few. Among the 120+ stores are department stores Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue and Macy’s. The Galleria is a European streetscape for big-spending customers who appreciate valet parking and a concierge service.
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