Shopping in McAllen, TX

Shopping in McAllen, TX consists of multiple centers and malls to choose from.

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McAllen, TX Shopping
Antony Boshier

McAllen shopping may surprise you. With multiple centers and malls to choose from, shopaholics will have no problem satisfying their cravings.

La Plaza Mall

The mecca of McAllen shopping, the La Plaza Mall, is a leading shopping destination in the Rio Grande Valley. It's home to such major department stores as Macy's, JC Penny, Dillards and Sears. All together, the mall holds 140 specialty retail shops.

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Palms Crossing

The trendy Palms Crossing is located next to McAllen's impressive new convention center. It offers a full shopping experience, with retailers like DSW, Best Buy, Barnes & Noble, Sports Authority and Beall's, topped off with a selection of great restaurants to choose from.

Business District

The historic heart of the city also happens to be the surest place to fulfill all your shopping needs. Offering a mixture of big names and low prices, the Business District is the shopping destination of choice for locals and visitors alike. Most of it happens on Main Street, where small shops like Escala Boutique, Cute Cotton and California, Etc. offer shoppers an eclectic mix to choose from.

Trenton Crossing

Home to several large retail chains, Trenton Crossing serves as a convenient collection for those on the go. Popular stores include Ross, Old Navy and PetSmart.

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Nuevo Progreso

Feeling adventurous? Head across the border to Mexico's Nuevo Progreso, a popular shopping spot for American tourists. This shopping spot offers great deals on almost everything, from clothing to furniture. Shops are located on popular Main Street, about a 25 minute drive from McAllen. The shopping district is compact and colorful, and visitors can find everything they're looking for within a four-block radius. The best part? Unbeatable prices and an extremely unique shopping experience.

RGV Premium Outlets

Also located a short 25 minutes from McAllen are the RGV Premium Outlets, where the huge variety of stores and bargain prices make it well worth the trip. The outlet hosts over 140 stores, including Banana Republic, Brooks Brothers and Ann Taylor.

Store Listing

La Plaza Mall, 2200 S. 10th St., (956) 687-5251

Palms Crossing, 3300 Expressway 83

Escala Boutique, 1912 S. Main St., (956) 664-0201

Cute Cotton, 1309 N. Main St., (956) 687-5678

California, Etc. 11 S. Main St., (956) 972-1939

Trenton Crossing, 7600 North 10th St.,


RGV Premium Outlets, 5001 E. Expressway 83, (956) 565-3900

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