The King of Prussia is an absolute juggernaut of department stores, specialty stores and restaurants. Be sure to stop by the visitor's center to pick up a map. The King of Prussia complex is known as the largest of its kind on the East Coast and is the only place in the world where many department stores can be found under one roof, including Nordstrom, Macy's, and Sears. There is also a host of kiosks and eateries to delight your palette as you shop.
Spectrum Scientifics offers a wide range of scientific knick-knacks and laboratory equipment. Here you will find an impressive itinerary that includes labware, binoculars, lasers, microscopes, telescopes, weather instruments and much more. Apart from this, there is a great collection of chemistry sets, robots, science toys and such that both kids and adults can enjoy. Also on offer here are interesting and hard-to-find curiosities such as minerals, rocks, fossils and such.
Book Corner can be found centrally located in the buzzing museum district. It is an ideal store to pick or pursue your next anticipated read. The stock here is donated entirely by the locals of Philadelphia. Thus, browsing it is like discovering the consciousness of the Philadelphians. The volunteers and service staff at this book store are quite friendly. One thing that is hard to miss is that this store is designed like any other traditional retail outlet. Books of various genres are organized expertly and displayed attractively to catch your attention. Apart from low-priced books, you can also find an extensive collection of CDs, DVDs and Vinyl at Book Corner. The store's eclectic stock surely appeals to every book nerd and bargain lover.
Located 35 miles northwest of downtown Philadelphia, Philadelphia Premium Outlets offers upscale outlet shopping with an impressive collection of 150 designer and name brand outlet stores. Enjoy savings of 25% to 65% every day. Stores include 2b bebe, Ann Taylor, Banana Republic, Coach, Cole Haan, DKNY, Guess, J.Crew, Kate Spade, Lucky Brand Jeans, Michael Kors, Neiman Marcus Last Call, Sony, True Religion and many more.
This store features women's clothing and home furnishings in a soft, romantic light. The fashions sport a Sixties flower feel with lots of primary colors and floral patterns and floppy hats. The home furnishings tend to have a faux-aged look, many with rustic white wood and chipped metal finishes. The soaps are rich and creamy, sometimes so decorative it seems wrong to tear the lovely tissue paper wrappers off. The selection is varied and plentiful.
American or European, Armani to Zegna, Boyd's has one of the largest selections of men's designer clothing in the country. An entire floor of extra-long and large sizes, plus formal wear and shoe departments; it's enough to satisfy the needs of any shopper. The women's boutique is well known for its collection of exquisite European tailored ensembles. A café, free custom alterations and parking make shopping a more than agreeable task.
Exton Square Mall is found in Exton village at the corner of Pennsylvania Route 100 and U.S. Route 30 Business. The mall's anchor stores include Sears, Boscov's and Macy's.
Run by a mother-daughter team with a fashion designing background, Maridadi Couture specializes is bridal gowns and evening wear for women. Their custom designs are perfect for special occasions.
If you're looking for a unique gift or souvenir, head to Ten Thousand Villages. This fair-trade store features an inventory of handicrafts, home decor and accessories from over 40 countries across the world.
Festival at Exton Shopping Center is your one stop shopping and dining destination. This state-of-the-art mall is home to the likes of Marshalls, Homegoods, Dollar Tree, Bonefish Grill and Ruby Tuesday.