Stroll through shops in a town-like setting or escape to the comfort of an air-conditioned mall.
City Center at Oyster Point. 701 Town Center Drive in Newport News. 230,000 square feet of retail shops and restaurants. Development began in 2000.
Major stores: Animare Salon & Spa, Ann Taylor Loft, Banana Republic, Coldwater Creek, J. Jill, Jos. A. Bank, Talbots, Ten Thousand Villages, Aroma's Specialty Coffees & Bakeshop, Taste Unlimited.
Number of stores: 42
Hours: Vary by tenant.
Contacts: 873-2020; citycenteratoysterpoint.com
The Gallery at Military Circle. 880 N. Military Highway in Norfolk. 900,000 square feet. Opened in 1970.
Major stores: Cinemark 18, Doubletree Hotel, JCPenney, Macy's, Ross Dress for Less, Sears.
Number of stores: 140
Hours: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday;12-6 p.m. Sunday.
Contacts: 461-0777, galleryatmilitary
Greenbrier Mall. 1401 Greenbrier Parkway in Chesapeake. 897-626 square feet.
Major stores: Dillard's, JCPenney, Macy's, Sears.
Number of stores: 120+
Hours: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday- Saturday; 12-5:30 p.m. Sunday
Contacts: 424-7300, greenbriermall.com
Hampton Towne Centre. Big Bethel Road at Hampton Roads Center Parkway and Interstate 64 in Hampton. 300,000 square feet. Opened in 1997.
Major stores: AMC Hampton Towne Centre 24, Books-A-Million, Rite Aid, Farm Fresh, Plaza Azteca, Ruby Tuesday, Shoe Carnival, T.J. Maxx.
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