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Top 10 Local Shopping Spots

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Shopping is one of the funnest necessities in life, and Glendale has some of the best locations that offer everything you could ever need. If you live in any of the Burbank CA apartments then these top 10 shopping spots are all nearby.

Glendale Fashion Center

Located on Glendale Ave, this downtown shopping center is filled to the brim with fantastic stores. With major retailers like Ross, TJ Max, Staples, Michael’s, and PetCo, there’s a little something for everyone. The Payless Shoe Store can help you fill up your closet with nice kicks, as well as Famous Footwear, and the nail salon is a great place to take a load off. Also, Subway, Rubio’s, and Panda Express offer a quick mid-day meal. If none of that sounds up your alley, then how about Nordstrom Rack? This is a fantastic shopping center, and you can even find kiosks outside of the stores!

Glendale Galleria

Welcome to the corner of Everything and That You Could Want. If you’re looking for a real shopping extravaganza then head out this way. You can easily make an entire day out of the trip, and they really do have an awesome collection of stores to choose from. We’re talking everything from fine jewelers and top clothing stores to the best food and media outlets in the country. For some in the city, the location is a bit of a drive, but it’s well worth the mini road trip.

Montrose Shopping Park

With over 150 mom and pop shops, you might think this place can get a little crazy. To everyone’s surprise, it’s actually a nice break from the hustle and bustle of the city. Relax as you stroll along the various boutiques, fine dining spots, health and fitness stores, and so much more. What really creates the charm here that so many people love is that it’s almost like a town time forgot with cement benches, brick crosswalks, and classic clocks on every corner. This quaint little town is somehow isolated from the city that surrounds it, you have to see it for yourself. Make sure to visit this must stop shopping spot.

The Grove

Head over to the 90210 zip code to find this five star shopping spot. Brimming with top of the line retailers like Sephora, Tommy Bahama, MAC, Nordstrom, and more, you can satisfy of all of your high end needs. While it may be a little out of the way, heading through Beverly Hills is a wonderful drive. The architecture in the area is absolutely beautiful, and once you park it’s easy to walk the sun bathed streets. This is easily a whole day shopping trip, and perfect for filling your closet with the finest.

Old Town Pasadena

This prime location is one town over from Glendale, and a shopper’s dream. With stores like Anthropologie, Banana Republic, Free People, Fresh, Gap, J Crew, and more you’re sure to find what you’re looking for. There’s also MAC Cosmetics and Tiffany & CO. for all of your makeup and jewelry needs. The town itself is stunning, and they have a Cheesecake Factory. Need I say more?

La Cañada Flintridge Town Center

This quaint shopping center offers it’s visitors fitness, home, electronics, and jewelry stores, as well as Caterpillar Kids Place for the little ones. If you’re in need of some suave home decor, head over to Home Goods. Then, enjoy some exquisite fine dining at Sakura’s Japanese Steakhouse. Don’t let the small size fool you, check out its 5 star reviews on Yelp to see why so many love this place.

Empire Center

Restaurants, stores, cafe’s, and more. This center holds TJ Maxx, Ulta’s, Michaels, Target, Lowes…basically everything you could be looking for. There are plenty of places to grab a bite to eat while you satisfy your inner shopaholic, and coffee to fuel your venture. The best part, you can use grocery shopping as an excuse to go buy yourself a new top! They opened up a new Wal-Mart here recently, so pick up the milk and stop by any of the stores to indulge yourself a little. This is the best all-around location for your shopping needs.

Americana at Brand

Combining storefronts, restaurants, and residential living all in one spot, Americana is situated right in Glendale. The food here is all upper class, fine dining, as is the shopping. This place is perfect for walking and shopping. Stores include Barney’s New York, Anthropologie, Calvin Klein, Cole Haan, J. Crew, Kaitlyn, Marciano, Ray Ban, Sephora, and oh so much more. This is another spot you could easily make a day trip out of. Highly recommended, and high class, this shopping center earns its spot on the list.

Burbank Town Center

Holy shopping! This place is crammed full of fantastic stores for your every want or need, not to mention some great places to eat. Are you looking for a new spring wardrobe? They have multiple stores for that. The latest smartphone, or cool gadget? Yep, multiple for that. Cool shades and some intimate wear? Oh, yes. Plenty of stores for those, too. How about some new shoes, a place to get your nails done, a new necklace, and some sushi? Check, check, check, and check. They’ve got it ALL! When Christmas rolls around, they have something for everyone on your list, your co-workers, your neighbors, that weird uncle no one likes, and even Fido. Definitely a top pick if you live in the Glendale area.

Westfield Fashion Square

Last, but in no way least, is the Westfield Square. I know, I know, how could you possibly need any more places to shop, right? Totally kidding. Like there are ever enough! Well, we’re both in luck. This place has all the best stores from A-Z. Whether it’s beauty, fitness, fashion, jewelry, gifts, baby clothes, back to school clothes, shoes, makeup, candles, body lotion, pampering (they have spas!), perfume, or anything I may have forgotten to mention, you can find it in surplus here. If you’re headed to Westfield Square, you’re in for a real treat.

Burbank CA Apartments

If you’re staying in any of the luxury Burbank CA apartments in the area, then treat yourself to some luxury shopping. These top 10 spots have everything you need, and then some. Any of them are a great option for an entire day of shopping, and each are unique in their own way. What they all have in common, though, is the best shopping in the Glendale area.