Mills Avenue District is the hub for all kinds of shopping in Tempe. No matter you prefer shopping at upscale boutiques or at hip specialty stores, Mills Avenue will suffice your needs in an urban outdoor setting. There are more than 60 stores to choose from. It boasts a relaxed and hip atmosphere as it is located across the Arizona State University campus.

On this street, you will find some gems as Arizons best non-fictionbookstore  “Those were the Days!" with more than 8,500 books about antiques and collecting and about 50,000 titles of diverse non-fiction topics. It opens very day.

When you are tired of shopping sit at one of the restaurants that offer Chinese, Mediterranean, Mexican, Southwestern or Italian food, or at any of the cafes, and give yourself the opportunity to watch, and be watched, at Tempe's prime site for socializing.

If you are into bargain shopping, go to Arizona Mills, Arizona’s biggest outlet mall. Located at the intersection of US Hwy. 60 and I-10,this mall features all the big brands and famed retailers such as Neiman Marcus, OFF 5TH Saks Fifth Avenue Outlet, and Kenneth Cole New York. The mall hosts concerts and shows and includes a 24-screen movie theater complex.