How long is your holiday shopping list? Get it all done and have fun doing it at these fabulous Los Angeles shopping destinations.
180 The Grove Drive
Open M-Th, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; F-Sa, 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; Su, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Not only is the Grove home to some of the most popular retailers out there, it also offers a charming atmosphere. Stylish and classy, the Grove has top brands, from Abercrombie & Fitch to Unionmade and Vince. It's the home of Southern California's only American Girl store and café. Take a photo with Santa Claus, and watch magical snow fall every evening during the holidays at 7 p.m. and 8p.m. For more information, visit http://www.thegrovela.com/index.php.
Santa Monica Place
395 Santa Monica Pl., Santa Monica
Open M-Th, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; F-Sa, 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; Su, 9 a.m.-8 p.m.
Known locally at "The Place," this shopping and dining destination has it all. Nordstrom and Bloomingdale's anchor a wide selection of boutique retailers including Louis Vuitton and Ted Baker. Shopping for children's holiday gifts? Hit up the Disney Store and Sanrio for something they'll really love. The holidays mean Santa Claus will be available for photo ops every day from now until Christmas Eve - he'll even set aside some special times to snap a pic with your pet! Visit http://www.santamonicaplace.com/.
100 Citadel Dr., Los Angeles
Open every day, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Do you love a good bargain? The Citadel Outlets is the place for you. With more than 130 retailers, you're sure to cross every name off your holiday shopping list. For those of you who love fashionable purses, you'll love the latest Kate Spade purses, and sports fans will high five your gift of Nike gear. Visit the website, http://www.citadeloutlets.com/.