Favorite Holiday Shopping Destinations in Illinois

Leigh Kunkel
| November 15, 2023 | 1 Minute Read
Storefronts and cars on Galena's Main Street Haas & Haas Photography

Downtown Galena
The charming town center in Galena, has an array of locally owned boutiques that make holiday shopping a breeze. From the stylish headwear at Celebrity Hats to the treasure trove of pop culture artifacts at Flashback, shoppers will be able to check everyone off their list in no time.

Macy’s State Street, Chicago
If you’re in downtown Chicago, visit Macy’s State Street. Located in the stunning Marshall Field and Company Building, this department store not only offers something for everyone, but holiday shoppers will also love stopping by the famed Walnut Room for a meal or snack and to see the multistory Christmas tree in the center of the dining room.

Chicago Premium Outlets, Chicago
Bargain hunters will be thrilled with what they find at the Chicago Premium Outlets in Aurora, Illinois. Just 40 minutes from downtown Chicago, shoppers can find deals from all their favorite brands, including J.Crew, Armani, Adidas, Coach and more.

Downtown Alton
Those who head downstate to the small town of Alton, will find its historic downtown district, is also called Antique Row. With more than 40 shops selling vintage and specialty items, it’s an ideal spot for finding the perfect present.

Plaza del Lago, Wilmette
This shopping center is one of the oldest in the country for good reason: Its curated mix of high-end stores and restaurants in a charming Spanish colonial-style setting make for a delightful shopping experience.

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