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Great Lakes Crossing Outlets 2023 Guide

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Great Lakes Crossing Outlets Mall 
4000 Baldwin Road, Auburn Hills, MI 48326
Hours: Open Monday – Saturday 10 am- 9 pm; Sundays 10 am – 6 pm

Guide to Great Lakes Crossing Outlets 2023

Thinking about visiting Great Lakes Crossing Outlets Mall in Auburn Hills in southeast Michigan? You’re in for a treat.

The largest outlet mall in Michigan, you’ll find some great shopping at more than 180 stores.

There’ a lot to do here, and you can easily spend a whole day shopping, visiting the restaurants, and food court  and exploring three top kid-friendly tourist attractions, Legoland Discovery Center, SEA Life Aquarium and Peppa Pig World of Play. Want to get a workout in while you’re shopping? You’ll even find a Planet Fitness!   

This is a large mall, bring your walking shoes and be prepared get some steps in as you explore some amazing deals here. 

We’re sharing some tips for visiting so you can plan your day shopping and having fun at Michigan’s largest outlet mall. 

PRO-TIP: Stop by the visitors center and pick up a mall map and accessibility guide so you can plot out your visit. 

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Stores at Great Lakes Crossing Outlets Shopping Mall

With more than 180 stores on site, you’ll find everything from Victoria’s Secret to Bass Pro Shops at  Great Lakes Mall. Other popular stores include: Nordstrom Rack, Calvin Klein, Vineyard Vines, TJ Maxx, PacSun, Shinola Detroit, Steve Madden, Ugg, Tumi and many others, including:

  • Coach Outlet
  • Kate Spade New York Outlet
  • Nike Factory Store
  • Adidas Factory Outlet Store
  • Under Armor Factory
  • Michael Kors Outlet
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Kid-Friendly Entertainment at Great Lakes Crossing

There’s more than shopping and dining at Great Lakes Crossing Mall.

There are three top kids entertainment venues here, offering everything from an up-close view of sharks and stingrays to a giant indoor Lego playground. 

These three attractions, Legoland Discovery Center, Sea Life Michigan and Peppa Pig World of Play offer everything from educational workshops, birthday parties, special scout days, and even a special homeschool week.

You can purchase days tickets, annual passes and even gift tickets online and in person at each venue.  Combo tickets for one of more of the venues are also available. 

A popular spot for school field trips and local summer camps, there is somethings to capture the attention of every child.

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Legoland Discovery Center

Michigan’s only indoor Lego playground, kids can meet some of their favorite Lego characters and even consult with an on-site Lego building expert here. Your kids will love exploring MINILAND Detroit and seeing dozens of local landmarks built entirely out of LEGO bricks. 

SEA Life Aquarium 

Walk through Michigan’s only tropical ocean tunnel and watch as thousands of fish swim overhead at Michigan’s largest aquarium.

You’ll encounter 250 different species including sharks, stingrays, sea turtles and more, and you can even  go behind the scenes to see how marine biologists care for hundreds of different species each day! 

Peppa Pig World of Play

This indoor playground centered on the popular character Peppa Pig is perfect for toddler time or a visit with preschoolers.  

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Restaurants at Great Lakes Crossing Outlets Mall in Auburn Hills

If you want to sit down and enjoy a meal at a full-service restaurant, you’ll find popular spots like Rainforest Café, Bar Louie, Kerby’s Koney Island and Mayako Japanese Steakhouse are great options. 
Toby Keiths I Love This Bar is now closed. 

Restaurants in the food court include A&W, Savvy Sliders, Sbarro, Beyond Juicery and Eatery, Taco Bell, Burger King, Subway, Charley’s Philly Steaks and more.  

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Additional Shopping Near Great Lakes Crossing

You’ll find additional shopping at Baldwin Commons Shopping Center nearby, with stores like HomeGoods, Kohls Department Store, Five Below and many more.  

Hotels Nearby Great Lakes Crossing

Crown Plaza Auburn Hills
1500 North Opdyke Road, Auburn Hills, MI 48326

Hampton Inn Auburn Hills South
2200 Featherstone Road, Auburn Hills, MI 48236

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Auburn Hills, an IHG Hotel
3990 Baldwin Road, Auburn Hills, MI 48326, United States of America

Great Lakes Crossing Outlets Mall F.A.Q.

How Many Stores are in Great Lakes Crossing Outlets Malls

There are more than 180 stores in Great Lakes Crossing Outlets Mall, the largest outlet mall in Michigan.

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