SO-CAL ROAD TRIP
Home to some of the world’s most scenic drives, America is the ultimate road trip destination with beaches, theme parks and a host of activities to suit any traveller. As a state that offers a number of incredible national forests and parks, California provides the perfect combination of coastal beauty and stunning in-land scenery.
Discover the Mills, Malls and Premium Outlets that make up Simon Shopping Destinations on your journey through the state. Mills® provide the perfect day out with a host of entertainment opportunities as well as incredible deals. Simon® Malls offer all the brands you know and love, whilst Premium Outlets® offer designer names at fabulous discount prices.
Start off at Fashion Valley, located near the heart of San Diego. There is a huge selection of brands here for all budgets, ranging from Banana Republic to HUGO BOSS to Balenciaga.
Enjoy fine dining and an innovative menu within the sophisticated Zodiac Restaurant at iconic department store, Neiman Marcus. For something more casual, head to California Pizza Kitchen or treat yourself to something sweet at The Cheesecake Factory.
The mall is within easy driving distance of the iconic San Diego Zoo, SeaWorld San Diego and downtown’s Gaslamp Quarter which offers an amazingly authentic San Diego experience. Beyond shopping and dining there’s a host of entertainment opportunities including restaurants, cinemas, and a 27-hole Riverwalk Golf Club making it the one stop shop for road-trippers.
Desert Hills Premium Outlets®
For designer names at great prices, head to Desert Hills Premium Outlets®, the largest collection of luxury outlets in California. Home to the first Mulberry outlet in the world, an Alexander McQueen store and other internationally celebrated designer names including Roberto Cavalli and Tom Ford, there’s even a Gucci Kids for mini-fashionistas! The brands available read like a ‘who’s who’ of global designers, so you will head back home with serious bragging rights after browsing the likes of Fendi and Chloe.
This Premium Outlets property is located just twenty minutes from Palm Springs and is set amongst dramatic scenery and roaming mountain ranges. With open-air shopping, Desert Hills Premium Outlets provides a day or even a weekend’s worth of enjoyment, with the East Village expansion set to add even more space for retailers including PAIGE and Sergio Rossi.
Visit Desert Hills Premium Outlets before heading to one of the nearby luxurious spas such as the Morongo Casino Resort, or championship golf courses including the Sun Lakes Country Club.
The Outlets at Orange™
Next on the fashion road trip is Orange Country’s only outlet shopping destination, The Outlets at Orange. Find offers here for 120 stores with incredible discounted prices, as well as amazing attractions, restaurants and entertainment for the whole family. Pick up great prices at iconic US brands Tommy Hilfiger, Calvin Klein and Levi’s.
As well as shopping, this beautiful open-air centre has amazing experiences and guaranteed family fun with Dave & Buster’s, Lucky Strike Bowling and a huge AMC 30 movie theatre with IMAX. There’s even an Alien Descent VR where you can step into the movie through virtual reality.
The Outlets at Orange is located in Anaheim, just 10 minutes’ drive from a number of Disneyland parks including Disney Downtown, Disney California Adventure Park , and ‘Cars’ land, entertaining fans of the popular children’s film series. A must-do for a family trip, The Outlets at Orange is a great place to stop whilst on holiday in the area, to enjoy some relaxed shopping or a delicious meal away from the crowds. For those looking for some cultural hotspots there’s the nearby educational museum Discovery Cube, or the Bowers Museum showcasing both American and international artists.