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Spend the day shopping, dining or even on the water at Historic Smithville.

Who doesn’t love to shop? Thankfully, Atlantic County has a wide range of stores, as well as shopping districts to suit your mood, your style and your budget.

Tanger Outlets The Walk

Who doesn’t love saving money when shopping? Well, Atlantic City has one of the best discount outlets around — Tanger Outlets The Walk, a multi-block destination with outlets like Adidas, Forever 21, Pandora, Kate Spade and so much more. There’s even an enormous Bass Pro Shops there. 2014 Baltic Ave. TangerOutlet.com

Margate

For specialty boutique shopping, there’s no better place to go than Ventnor Avenue in Margate, where you’ll find a variety of chic boutiques such as Knit Wit, J Lor, Marielena and Jamaican Me Crazy. The Margate Business Association will also be spontaneously hitting the streets of Margate giving out free “Shop Small” tote bags through July 4. The promotion is two-fold: to encourage folks to shop locally, as well as minimize and eventually eliminate the use of plastic bags. MargateHasMore.com.

Hamilton Mall

The largest mall in the region with 140 stores under one roof. The two-story mall is anchored by a J.C. Penney, Macy’s and Sears and includes H&M, Victoria’s Secret, Francesca’s, a large food court, Ruby Tuesday and more clothing, shoe and specialty stores. 4403 E. Black Horse Pike; ShopHamilton.com

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Historic Towne of Smithville and Village Greene

More than 50 shops and restaurants dot the Village Green in Historic Smithville where you can purchase items like soaps, olive oil, wine, kitchen accessories, collectibles, candles, antiques, sunglasses and so much more. There is also a vintage carousel, an old-fashioned train, family arcade and, in the summer, paddleboats on Lake Meone in the center of the village. Eateries include Fred and Ethel’s Lantern Light Tavern, the Smihtville Inn and more. Located at N. New York and E. Moss Mill roads; HistoricSmithvilleNJ.com

Central Square

The town of Linwood houses Central Square, a charming shopping center with a range of shops and boutiques such as Sandra & Roy’s, Talbots, Dress 2 Impress Bridal, as well as great coffee and cheese shops, a yoga studio and day spa and restaurants like Casaldi’s Cuncina. Free parking on premises. 199 New Road; ShopCentralSquare.com

Downtown Ocean City

Stroll down Asbury Avenue in the heart of Ocean City where charming boutiques, specialty stores, home décor and gift shops line the sidewalks. Find a wide variety of items like surf apparel, sneakers, hardware, olive oil, jewelry, beach items, pet goods, children’s clothing and much more. There’s even a department store (B&B) and a shopping emporium (Stainton’s). There are several great restaurants along the avenue as well such as Yianni’s and Jon & Patty’s, so you won’t go hungry while you shop. Asbury Avenue between 6th and 14th streets, Ocean City; OceanCityVacation.com.

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