Best mall to shop at: Riverchase Galleria
Available stores: 160
Retail jobs by state: 590,620
Hoover, a suburb right outside of Birmingham, is home to Riverchase Galleria, the largest enclosed shopping center in the state with about 160 retailers.
Other than malls, shoppers might want to visit Andalusia. The small town features a Christmas in Candyland celebration and local shopping.