For all the reasons you shop, you’ll find just the right shop.
As a multi-national community, you have a huge choice of shopping opportunities. McAllen shopping is the best in the Rio Grande Valley. No wonder we attract serious shoppers by the millions from all over South Texas and Northern Mexico. With more than 40 shopping centers, your choices range from high-end American retailers to quaint specialty boutiques in Downtown McAllen. Outlet shopping and one-of-a-kind finds are also closeby. Take a look at the premier shopping that awaits you.
N. 10th Street and Trenton Road, McAllen
Conveniently located in North McAllen, Trenton Crossing is host to several large national retail stores. Included in the massive shopping center are Target, Kohl’s and popular clothing stores like Ross, Marshalls and Old Navy along with other specialty shops like PetSmart and Hobby Lobby. The center, which also features a new Best Buy and Office Max, has plenty of parking and restaurants located on site, among them – Olive Garden, Chick-fil-A and Logan’s Roadhouse.
Northcross Shopping Center
N. 10th Street and Nolana Ave., McAllen
Anchored by McAllen’s original Barnes & Noble bookstore, the Northcross Shopping Center is located at one the region’s busiest intersections in the heart of North McAllen’s shopping district. Shoppers flock to Northcross for the eclectic mix of stores such as Hobby Town and Fast Signs and restaurants like Buffalo Wild Wings.
Downtown McAllen – Business District
If you’re looking for bargains and deals on wholesale items, Downtown is your kind of shopping place. High-end clothing stores mix with discount shops and attract thousands every day and especially on the weekends to the historic heart of the city. Main Street is the primary shopping area, but other streets also offer plenty of selections such as wedding and quinceanera attire and supplies, and wholesale fabric and flowers.
La Plaza Mall
Expressway 83 and 10th Street
Here you can really shop ’til you drop. Whether in search of the latest fashion designs, home décor, or electronics, chances are you’ll find it at McAllen’s La Plaza Mall. As the region’s most popular shopping destination, La Plaza offers dozens of stores in a center anchored by Macy’s, Dillard’s, JC Penney, Joe Brand and Sears. Conveniently located at the intersection of Expressway 83 and 10th Street, there are numerous nearby shopping opportunities beyond the mall.
708 E. Expressway 83
At nearly 300,000 square feet, the Las Tiendas shopping center hosts popular tenants such as Target, Office Depot, Conn’s, Bed, Bath & Beyond and Academy. The shopping center is located at Expressway 83 and McColl Road. Nearby are Wal-Mart, Best Buy, Sam’s and many others that are also conveniently located just off the Expressway.
3330 Expressway 83
The high-end, 337,000 square foot Palms Crossing retail and restaurant center is located adjacent to McAllen’s spectacular new convention center. The lifestyle center opened in 2007 and is easily accessible from Expressway 83 at Ware Road. At Palms Crossing, guests can dine at some of the area’s most popular restaurants such as Macaroni Grill, P.F. Chang’s, B.J.’s and Cheddar’s. You can shop at Barnes & Noble, Sports Authority, Best Buy and many others.
RGV Premium Outlets
Located just 25 minutes east of McAllen, the RGV Premium Outlets offer a huge variety of shopping options at inexpensive prices. The outlet is home to 140 stores, including Adidas, Ann Taylor, Banana Republic, Brooks Brothers, Calvin Klein, Coach and Tommy Hilfiger, among many others. The outlet also hosts a food court that features live entertainment in the summer.
Get great deals on furniture, leather, pottery and clothing in Nuevo Progreso, a very popular spot for Americans across the border. No need to venture off its main street; everything is located on the popular strip. Area residents, retirees and others flock also here for its pharmacies and dentists. Nuevo Progreso is about 25 minutes east of McAllen. To get there, travel east on Expressway 83 to Weslaco and take FM 1015 from there. Travel through Progreso, Texas and you’ll eventually hit the bridge. The easiest way to cross is by parking at one of the nearby parking lots and walking across. Nuevo Progreso is small and is to tour on foot. Remember your passport – you’ll need it to re-enter the United States.