Find that Bargain! Outlet Mall Shopping in SoCal
Are you in need of a new sundress for the Spring or a piece of jewelry to match your new Southern California, sun-kissed skin? Maybe you want to find certain rare, ethnic foods that are home just in California? You can find unique shopping just about anywhere in Southern California, including some unexpected and inexpensive places. Of course, you can begin at the many local boutiques, where you will find some of the most vibrant patterns and exclusive items. There’s no need to feel guilty for perfecting a refined, SoCal look. In California, there are many hidden gems with even more hidden bargains.
Outlet malls that sport hundreds of discounted, luxury brands and designers can be found throughout Orange County and beyond. Right outside of Palm Springs, you can take a break from our poolside and venture to Desert Hills Outlet Mall or Cabazon Outlet Mall. Perhaps Citadel Outlet Mall Los Angeles for you city dwellers, looking for other inexpensive ways to splurge. Close to our two Ayres Hotels in Ontario and Ayres Hotel Chino Hill,Ontario Mills features California’s largest outlet center with tons of deals and sales. There you will find brands such as Ralph Lauren, Tommy Hilfiger, Brooks Brothers, and others for the entire family at significantly lower prices.
If you are more interested in straying away from the brand names, Southern California is home to dozens of flea markets. Costa Mesa’s Orange County Marketplace possibly has the region’s most famous market. It hosts some of California’s largest vendors and merchants like the Rose Bowl Flea Market. Meanwhile, those bargain hunters who are especially seeking antiques may want to check out The Groves Antique Market in Orange County Great Park. Similarly, the Mercantile Flea Market is a smaller, local market in Fullerton, CA, where vintage collectors can find handcrafted items and other rare finds. The free admission market has everything from antiques to art to other collectibles.
For those staying in an Ayres Hotel in Orange County, Huntington Beach closes Main Street to hold its weekly Surf City Nights Street Fair Locals and tourists alike flock to market every Tuesday night to buy their fresh produce at the farmers’ market, check out local vendor’s goods, listen to live music, and view and purchase local art.
Shopping has certainly become a staple of SoCal’s culture, but that doesn’t mean the ritual needs to break the bank. Whether you enjoy shopping on your own or with a few friends, you will be sure to encounter some interesting artists and merchants with unique stories of what brings them there. Find items with just as much rich charm and history as Southern California itself. The best part of SoCal’s famous weather is that the markets are buzzing all year-round!