Shop & Stay
La Plaza Mall is the premier shopping destination in the Rio Grande Valley and features upscale and mainstream retail space with retailers that include your favorites like BCBGMAXAZRIA, Marciano, Michael Kors and Pandora, as well as more traditional retailers like Express, American Eagle Outfitters, Victoria's Secret and Gap. Conveniently situated at the intersection of 10th Street and Interstate 2, just 5 miles from the U.S. – Mexico border, La Plaza Mall is home to over dozens of specialty retailers and the perfect place to spend a weekend for vacation or a getaway.
La Plaza Mall is currently under expansion. The project slated to open in the fall of 2017 will include an additional 245,000 square feet of retail space that will house up to dozens of specialty retailers, multiple first-to-the-market restaurants and a few new junior anchors. This shopping destination is the perfect stop for a quick weekend trip, mini getaway or vacation with the family. Take a trip to this leisure destinations and discover why the shopping center is one of the area's main shopping stops. Enjoy an assortment of delectable dining options at one of the available restaurants or grab and go stations while shopping for an experience that is truly unlike any other. You'll love the shopping, dining and attractions readily available in the area.
If you're heading to La Plaza Mall for a mini trip or vacation, there are plenty of nearby attractions and places to visit that are perfect for all ages. Getting to other great destinations near to the shopping center is easy! When traveling around the Rio Grande Valley, enjoy stops at South Padre Island, Brownsville and Laredo. Or, head to an exciting adventure at Santa Ana Wildlife Refuge. Stroll through the area's luscious parks and spend a day at the World Birding Center, or take the kids to the International Museum of Arts & Sciences. If heading to the links is what you crave on vacation, head to one of the nearby golf course, or take a scenic drive down the coast to enjoy the beautiful beaches of South Padre Island.
Savor the flavor of the Rio Grande Valley and choose from a wide variety of local dining options featuring unique choices ranging from Mexican and Tex-Mex to steakhouses and more. No matter what you are in the mood for, you're sure to find it when you visit this premium shopping center as a vacation destination. McAllen is the home to amazing steakhouses like Santa Fe Steak House & Cantina. Try a signature drink at The Republic of the Rio Grande, or try a glass of wine and fresh market meals from house. wine. & bistro. For bold and fresh flavors, try out SALT - New American Table. The chef-driven menu features local and organic products so you can truly taste the flavor of the Rio Grande Valley during your trip. If you're spending an anniversary weekend in the area, head to The Patio on Guerra for a romantic ambiance and delicious food.
Vacation isn't complete without a night out on the town. The area surrounding the shopping center offers a variety of options for nightlife while you're on a mini getaway or vacation. When the sun sets, McAllen lights up. Check out the Downtown District for great restaurants and nightlife. Whether you have kids or want an adult night out, you have many options. In addition to the family friendly entertainment options, you'll find pubs, downtown dance clubs, live music, comedy clubs and a number of local breweries and wineries. Known as the Entertainment District, 17th Street in McAllen is the home to nightlife venues like Bar 201, Cine El Rey, Dali, DB Lounge, El Divino Dining & Cocktails, Flying Walrus, OMG A Shot Bar, Shine Club and more!
McAllen hotels are centrally located and just a short distance from the area's top attractions. Many of the available hotels and inns are reasonably-priced and offer diverse options no matter who you're traveling with. If you're interested in making La Plaza Mall your next vacation destination, there are a wide variety of accommodation options to choose from for both the business and leisure traveler. There are plenty of options to choose from for family stays, anniversary getaways, or even a girls' weekend away, and staying close to the shopping center has never been easier. Check out the following accommodation options when visiting the area: DoubleTree Suites by Hilton McAllen, Embassy Suites, Renaissance Casa de Palmas Hotel, Courtyard Marriott and Cambria Hotel & Suites.