Lakeforest Mall is one of the largest, most jam-packed malls in the Washington metro area. There are over 160 shops, and everyone in your family is sure to find exactly what they are looking for. Women's apparel stores include Charlotte Russe, Express, Forever 21, Hot Topic, Wet Seal, The Limited, Bandolino, American Eagle, and Verdict. Once you have found the perfect outfit, look for some shoes to match at Easy Spirit, Express Shoes, Journeys, Stride Rite, ES2 and DTLR. You may also want to try one stop shopping in one of the mall's four department stores. JC Penney, Lord and Taylor, Macy's, and Sears all offer a variety of merchandise and have frequent sales and extended hours.
If you are searching for the perfect gift for someone special, try Banner's Hallmark, Brookstone, Gift Corner, Good Luck, Yankee Candle, or Waldenbooks. Most of these stores offer gift card purchase, so you can give the recipient the experience of shopping for just the right thing for themselves. There are also numerous health and body destinations located inside the mall. Bath and Body Works, Color Me Beautiful, Grace's Place, Zoe Salon and Spa, Nail Citi, Organix, and Dyja vu all offer shoppers a chance to spiff up and feel lovely after a long day of shopping.
A variety of services are available in the mall including Liberty Tax Service, a custom tailor, Charlie's Embroidery, Sears Automotive, Avis Rental Cars, Test American, and All State Insurance Services. There is also a Test American location on site. Those looking to bring home some local flavor will want to visit the mall's official Redskins store. You can grab a few souvenirs for the sports fans in your life.
Those who want to grab a bite to eat have a few choices available to them. Red Robin Gourmet Burgers offers a variety of delicious sandwiches and shakes. Children will love a visit from the Red Robin mascot while they dine. Ruby Tuesday is a casual dining establishment with a great salad bar, and The Silver Diner offers traditional diner favorites like meatloaf and turkey dinners. They also have some of the best pies in Maryland. The usual mall foodcourt fare is also available if you are trying to eat on the run. You can sample delicacies from Charlie's Steakery, Chik-Fil-A, Orange Julius, Cinnabon, Dairy Queen, Dippin' Dots, Maui Tacos, McDonald's, Mr. Smoothie, Sbarro, and Panda Express.
The mall offers a variety of events throughout the year including a fashion show, a Kidgets Club for children, and dTour, a day filled with bands, BMX, exhibits, and prizes. The Kidget's Club offers events year round including a Halloween celebration and a holiday event. Hours of the mall are Monday through Saturday from 10 - 9:00 pm, and Sunday from 11 - 6:00 pm. Guest services is open Monday through Thursday from noon until 8:30 pm, and Friday and Saturday from 10 -9:00 pm. For a successful retail outing, during the holidays or any other time of the year, head to Lakeforest Mall in Hillcrest Heights.