Mary Thomson, left, and Linda Daly, right, both from Fort Erie, Ont., talk during a break from shopping at the Walden Galleria Mall. // Buffalo, New York (David Duprey/file/AP Photo)

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Mary Thomson, left, and Linda Daly, right, both from Fort Erie, Ont., talk during a break from shopping at the Walden Galleria Mall.

Attractions: Walden Galleria Mall, Eastern Hills Mall, Boulevard Mall
Who: Canadians from central Ontario

What: Just 160 km from Toronto, Buffalo features plenty of good outlet shopping, but consider prioritizing a trip to the Walden Galleria. A cathedral of a mall, the Galleria houses over 200 stores and more than a few you can't find in Canada (e.g. (Macy's, Victoria's Secret, etc.). As an added bonus, the Galleria makes it easy for shoppers on a tight schedule — it's open late, till 9:30 p.m. Monday to Saturday and 7 p.m. on Sunday.

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