1. The Legends at Village West
The open-air shopping and entertainment district is not only one of the city's newest shopping district's, it's home to many first-ever locations to the region. The Legends features more than 80 tenants, including the city's first Adidas store, Off Broadway Shoe Warehouse, ULTRA Diamonds and Cavender's western wear. End your day with the first-ever T-Rex in the nation-a 20,000-square-foot destination restaurant where dinosaurs come to life amongst extravagant theatrical settings including geysers, waterfalls and ice caves. Located at the intersection of I-70 and I-435 at the Parallel Parkway West exit in Kansas City, Kan. Call 913.788-3700, or visit www.legendsshopping.com.
2. Zona Rosa
Located in Platte County, just 15 minutes north of Downtown, this urban retail center offers outdoor shopping and dinning in a unique town-like atmosphere. With national, regional and local stores for the every member of the family, shoppers of any age will find exactly what they are looking for. The town square offers music and special events throughout the summer. And when the shopping day is over, stay for dinner or the nightlife, as many of the city's well-known restaurants and bars are located here. Call (816) 587-8180, or visit www.zonarosa.com.
3. Oak Park Mall
With more than 185 specialty stores, Oak Park Mall is Overland Park's fashion destination. Two levels of shopping and dining create a mix of local boutiques and national favorites like Sephora, Arden B, J Crew and the Rainforest Cafe. Located at Quivera Road and 95th Street in Overland Park, Kan. Call (913) 888-4400, or visit www.thenewoakparkmall.com.
4. Town Center Plaza
Town Center Plaza is an upscale open-air lifestyle center featuring more than 90 national and specialty stores and restaurants. The elegant architecture and mix of upscale retailers create an ambiance that is reminiscent of strolling though a European village. Located at 119th Street and Nall in Leawood, Kan. Call 913-498-1111, or visit www.TownCenterPlaza.com.