The Esplanade is just 15 minutes from downtown New Orleans and less than four minutes from the Louis Armstrong International Airport, you will find more choices on products, services and entertainment in one superb location. Shop Dillard's, Dillard's Men's, Macy's, and over 120 specialty shops and restaurants. Purchase a Simon visa gift card at The Esplanade, which are good anywhere Visa debit cards are accepted worldwide. The Esplanade is a Louisiana Tax Free Shopping Zone. Located at 1401 W. Esplanade Avenue in Kenner (I-10 Williams Blvd.), see location
Open Mon. - Sat., 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.;
Sun., noon - 6 p.m.
The Shops at Canal Place, a collection of 50 of the world's most famous shops, offers designers fashions, exquisite delights from abroad, and novelties native to New Orleans. Canal Place includes Saks Fifth Avenue, Brooks Brothers, BCBG, Kenneth Cole, Banana Republic, and L'Occitane. Located on Canal Street on the Mississippi River, where the French Quarter meets the Central Business District. see location Open Mon. - Sat. 10 a.m. - 7 p.m., Sun. noon - 6 p.m. (504) 522-9200 canalplacestyle.com
The French Market is five blocks of recreational shopping, dining and entertainment plus 200 years of history. Exotic and homegrown goods abound. Look for fresh pralines, local produce, handmade quilts, imported toys, and panama hats. Wake up to café au lait and beignets. Enjoy riverside dining at Bella Luna and live jazz at the cafés and outdoor pavilion. Café du Monde and the Farmer’s Market are open 24 hours. see location (504)596-3424.
JACKSON BREWERY-MILLHOUSE Drop into Jackson Brewery for a taste of New Orleans history and shopping. Located on the Mississippi River, Jackson Brewery offers four floors of stores, kiosks, restaurants, bars and cafés. Enjoy breathtaking views of New Orleans and take home more than just memories. Located on Decatur Street in the French Quarter at Jackson Square, see location Mon. - Sat., 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. (504) 566-7245. www.jacksonbrewery.com
OAKWOOD CENTER Oakwood Center is the only regional mall located on New Orleans' West bank. About 5 minutes from downtown and at the foot of the Crescent City Connection, Oakwood Center is newly rebuilt after Hurricane Katrina. Shop Dillard's, Sear's and JC Penney and in over 100 specialty shops, restaurants, kiosks and carts. Open Mon. - Sat, 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. and Noon - 6 p.m. on Sun. 197 Westbank Expressway Gretna, LA 70056 (504) 361-1550 www.oakwood center.com
LAKESIDE SHOPPING CENTER
Shop the place where fashion meets fun. Come experience Abercrombie & Fitch, Apple, Banana Republic, BeBe, Brookstone, Guess, Hollister, J. Crew, Mac, Pottery Barn, Saphora, Victoria's Secret, Dillard's, Macy's, J.C. Penney and over 120 specialty stores and restaurants. Lakeside shopping center also has a Tax Refund Center within Macy's on the third floor. Lakeside Shopping Center is located in the heart of Metairie at I-10 and Causeway Blvd. North, less than ten minutes from the airport and 15 minutes from downtown New Orleans,
see location Open Mon. - Sat, 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. and Noon - 6 p.m. on Sun. (504) 835-8000.
LOUIS ARMSTRONG NEW ORLEANS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT - see map Armstrong International Airport, with a variety of shops and eating establishments located in both lobbies of the airport terminal, offers convenience to our traveling public. Whether you are arriving or departing, you will find all that the city has to offer under one roof. Shoppers looking for that last minute gift item or souvenir can browse in anyof the Tax Free shops that showcase New Orleans gifts, crafts and food items, see location (504) 464-0831.
THE OUTLET COLLECTION AT RIVERWALK
see map The newly opened Outlet Collection at Riverwalk is the nation’s first upscale outlet center in the very heart of a downtown; showcasing many national retailers for the first time in the New Orleans/Gulf south region. Major national brands include Neiman Marcus Last Call Studio, Coach, The PUMA Store, Tommy Bahama Outlet, Hartstrings Kids Apparel Center, US Polo Assn., Tommy Bahama Outlet, and local icon favorite Café du Monde Riverwalk is home to the only New Orleans Tax Refund Center, located on the second floor, level B. see location Open Mon. - Sat., 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.; Sun., 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. (504) 522-1555
TANGER OUTLET CENTER
see map Shop smart! Buy direct! The Tanger Outlet Center has over 55 upscale stores offering designer clothes, footwear, jewelry, perfume, leather goods, housewares, toys and more. Located in Gonzales on I-10 West and Hwy. 30 (Exit 177). see location Open Mon. -Sat., 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. (225) 647-9383 www.tangeroutlet.com
LOUISIANA BOARDWALK Louisiana Boardwalk offers unique outlet shopping, riverfront dining, and an entertainment district. Visitors can shop name brand outlet stores offering savings of 25-65 percent every day. 540 Boardwalk Boulevard, Bossier City, LA 71111, (318) 752-1455, 1 (877) 330-8787 www.louisianaboardwalk.com