We all deserve a little treat now and then! Whether it’s finding the perfect e-gadget or the pair of shoes you’ve been searching for, you’ve come to the right place. Online shopping may be your top choice but, the cost savings are all right here in Delaware. Here is a round-up of top tax-free shopping locations throughout the state.
Malls and Outlets:
Christiana Mall/Christiana Fashion Center: With an abundance of name-brand stores and easy access to I-95, the Christiana Mall and surrounding shopping area are a top spot. Home to such irresistible retailers as Nordstrom, Apple and Michael Kors, and enhanced by crowd-favorite restaurants like Chili’s or Honeygrow. You’ll even be able to entertain the kids at the nearby
Main Event, which features arcade games, indoor minigolf and rock climbing.
Concord Mall/US 202: Upstate, shoppers gravitate toward this retail-rich road and its mall. With popular locations such as Christopher & Banks, H&M and Ulta Beauty.
Dover Mall: Located right off US 13, near the Dover Downs Hotel and Casino and Dover International Speedway, the Dover Mall offers name-brand stores and is surrounded by retail favorites such as Home Goods and Best Buy.
Tanger Outlets: At the beach, name-brand bargains are at this Coastal Highway center, home to 126 stores including Coach, Old Navy and Vineyard Vines.
In downtown Dover, it’s all about personalized service and the latest fashions and home goods. Stop by BLUvintage, Bel Boutique, or Forney’s Too for that extra shopping experience you’re searching for. From styling sessions to meeting Larry the Security Cat, it’s true that each boutique in Delaware offers eclectic finds and charm.
If you head a bit north, in and around Wilmington, check out Peter Kate, White House Black Market, Christina’s Unique Accessories & More, or Newark’s Bloom.
Or down by the beaches, shoppers rave about Aquamarine in Lewes, and Rehoboth browsers adore Coral Cove, Salt + Stone and Willow Marie & Co. Down in Fenwick Island, check out L’ete & Company, and don’t miss the sister boutiques of Gypsy Myst (Lewes) and Gypsy Teal (Bethany).
Explore Delaware’s top antique and second-hand centers, including Mercantile Antiques—a charming antique “mall” in the heart of Lewes—and Laurel Junction—25 acres of indoor and outdoor finds. Upstate, along Lancaster Pike north of Wilmington, the tiny-but-tony village of Centreville boasts several antique shops.