Bethesda ShoppingBethesda, Maryland is truly a shopper’s dream. The downtown area of Bethesda is filled with high-end shops including popular clothing stores, boutiques, home décor shops and artistic and trendy hot spots. With its spacious tree-lined sidewalks and inviting storefronts, downtown Bethesda provides the perfect environment for shopping. One of the most pleasant and popular shopping areas in Bethesda is a locale called Bethesda Row. Visitors can easily walk from shop to shop without having to get in their car or battle through cramped crowds. The extensive selection of quality retailers in Bethesda improves each year ensuring that there truly will be something for every shopper.
For those visitors looking for mall shopping there are several excellent options in the Bethesda area. Excellent shopping is available at the Montgomery and White Flint Malls as well as at Friendship Heights in adjacent Chevy Chase where you can find many high-end stores in the new development at Chevy Chase Center. Along Rockville Pike, traveling north towards Rockville, you will find many shops along the Rte 355 and also in the new Rockville Town Center.
Montgomery Mall is a large shopping center in Bethesda, Maryland. It’s packed with many of the most popular department stores such as Macy's and Nordstrom and also many niche shops such as: Sephora, Armani Exchange, bebe, Bath and Body Works, Claire's, the list goes on and on. In all, Montgomery Mall has 190 stores offering everything from women and men’s fashion, children’s fashion and toys, jewelry, housewares, accessories, books and cards, electronics, music, etc. In addition to excellent shopping, Montgomery Mall also boasts a great food court (it even has sushi!) and a movie theater to catch the latest blockbusters.
White Flint Mall is another excellent shopping destination located in nearby North Bethesda, Maryland. This mall offers an unusual combination of shopping, dining and entertainment opportunities. The most prominent stores in White Flint Mall are Lord & Taylor, Bloomingdale’s and Borders Books & Music Superstore but there are also many other excellent shops throughout the mall. White Flint Mall has a great selection of dining options including Dave & Buster’s, a 60,000 square foot food and entertainment center. Other dining spots include the Cheesecake Factory, P. F. Chang’s China Bistro and Bertucci’s. While you’re there you can also see a movie at the Loews Cineplex or enjoy casual dining at the Food Court.