7 Chicagoland Area Outlet Malls to Shop This Season

Chicago is home to some of the best shopping in the country, but sometimes, you want to be able to purchase name brand, designer goods but at discount prices. Luckily, Chicago also has a fine selection of outlet malls that are often located close to major interstates, making it easy to get out and find bargain prices. Here are the top outlet malls in Chicago near you to visit this season.

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Fashion Outlets of Chicago

5220 Fashion Outlets Way, Rosemont, IL 60018


Located near O’Hare International Airport, the Fashion Outlets of Chicago has a huge selection of designer outlet stores to choose from, including Prada, Neiman Marcus, Gucci, Burberry, Cole Haan, Coach, and many others. This summer, there will be plenty of sales at this mall in Chicago to entice shoppers to visit.

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Pleasant Prairie Premium Outlets

11211 120th Ave, Pleasant Prairie, WI 53158


Pleasant Prairies Premium Outlets is technically located in Wisconsin, but it is just an hour’s drive from the city. This outlet mall near Chicago features ordinary stores such as Guess or J.Crew. On the other hand, it also features more interesting destinations such as White House Black Market or Ugg Australia. Sign up online for the VIP Shopper Club to always stay up-to-date on sales and promotions.

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Lighthouse Place Premium Outlets

601 Wabash St, Michigan City, IN 46360


Under Armour, Michael Kors, The North Face, and Hollister are few of the outlets available at the Lighthouse Place Premium Outlets, which is located in Indiana.

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Chicago Premium Outlets

1650 Premium Outlet Blvd, Aurora, IL 60502


Kate Spade, Ralph Lauren, Zumiez, and Armani are a few of the outlets available at Chicago Premium Outlets. You can also shop and order from your favorite restaurants and stores at this outlet mall in Chicago. Outdoor dining is also available.

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Gurnee Mills

6170 W Grand Ave, Gurnee, IL 60031


Located about 45 minutes outside Chicago, you can shop at more than 200 outlet stores. Some of the stores include Forever 21, Loft, Buckle, and Macy’s. Not only is it a good place to shop all day long, but it is also a fun destination for your kids. With a reptile zoo and Rainforest Cafe, your kids will enjoy accompanying you on a shopping trip!

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The Maxwell

1100 Canal St, Chicago, IL 60607


If you want something a little closer to home, The Maxwell is conveniently located in the South Loop. You shop at retailers like Nordstrom Rack, T.J. Maxx, Pier 1 Imports, and Burlington. This outlet mall in Chicago does have fewer options than its larger suburban counterparts. But, since it is located within the heart of the city, it is more convenient to get to than others and is surrounded by great neighborhood shopping and restaurants. 

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Perfume Outlet

3333 W Touhy Ave Lincolnwood, IL 60712


For the past 10 years, the Perfume Outlet has been supplying the Chicagoland area with name brand perfumes but at a discounted price. You can choose between 5000 different perfumes that are all 100-percent authentic. Some of their perfumes include Aramis, Million, Gucci Guilty, Boss by Hugo Boss, Divine Saphir by Karina, and many more.


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