Bargain Shopping in the Peach State
Georgia offers a wealth of outlet malls in and around Atlanta. Read more about these shopping meccas. Find all of the bargains that you could ever want in Georgia. Here is a guide to finding nice, name brand clothes, antiques, and furniture near Atlanta, Ga.
Most stores offer substantial savings over department store prices. Plus, if you chance upon a sale, the savings are even greater. Below is a list of the best of Georgia’s outlet malls (in random order):
Dalton Outlet Center
Located a little over an hour north of Atlanta, in Georgia’s carpet capital, this outlet mall features over 30 outlet retailers. Among them are Bass Shoes, Nautica, Oneida, OshKosh, Polo Ralph Lauren, Reebok, SAS Shoes, and WestPoint Stevens.
Dalton Outlet Center is open Monday through Saturday from 9am to 9pm and on Sunday from noon to 6pm. Dalton Outlet Center, I-75 at Exit 333, Dalton GA; 706 277-2688; 800 409-7029
Tanger Outlet Center
Tanger Outlet Centers has two Georgia locations near Atlanta. The Commerce Outlet Center is the largest, with 125 stores. The Commerce Outlet Center is located at 800 Steven B. Tanger Blvd., off of Interstate 85, exit 53, The second Tanger Outlet, the Locust Grove location, at 1000 Tanger Drive in Locust Grove, Ga., is located off of Interstate 75, exit 68. Discount prices on clothes can be found at the Banana Republic Factory Store, Coach Factory, Lane Bryant Outlet, Nike Factory Store, and other stores in the outlets.
This outlet mall, located about 30 minutes from downtown Atlanta, offers over 50 outlet retailers. Among the highlights are Aeropostale, Bass Shoes, Eddie Bauer, Fossil, Gap Outlet, Nine West, Polo Ralph Lauren, Levi’s Outlet, SAS Shoes, Tommy Hilfiger, and Reebok.
Tanger Outlet Center is open Monday through Saturday from 9am to 9pm and on Sunday from noon to 6pm. Tanger Outlet Center, I-75 at Exit 212, Locust Grove GA; 770 957-5310; 800 406-0833
North Georgia Premium Outlets
Located just 30 minutes north of Atlanta, this outlet shopping mall features over 75 outlet stores. Among them are Adidas, Bass, Bombay Outlet, Johnston & Murphy, Movado, KB Toy Outlet, Coach, Baby Gap, Limited Too, Mikasa, Nautica Kids, Off 5th – Saks Fifth Avenue Outlet, Nike, Puma, SAS Shoes, Yankee Candle, and William – Sonoma Clearance Outlet.
North Georgia Premium Outlets is open Monday through Saturday from 10am to 9pm and on Sunday from 11am to 7pm. North Georgia Premium Outlets, 800 Highway 400, South Dawsonville, GA; 706 216 3609
This outlet mall, located 30 minutes east of downtown Atlanta, is home to over 75 outlet stores. Among them are Adidas, Bass, Bose, Chico’s, Guess, Eddie Bauer, Easy Spirit Outlet, Lego Outlet, Liz Claiborne, Neiman Marcus Last Call, Mikasa, Oneida Home, The Children’s Place Outlet, and Reebok.
Discover Mills is open Monday through Saturday from 10am to7pm and on Sunday from 11am to 7pm. Discover Mills, I-85 at Sugarloaf Parkway and Route 120E, Lawrenceville GA; 678-847-5201; 866-GA-MILLS
More Atlanta Shopping
With its outlet shopping centers, malls, and strip shopping centers, Atlanta, Ga., has some of the best shopping in the South. According to the Atlanta Conventions and Visitor’s Bureau, Atlanta is among the top ten retail markets in the United States. The shopping is great for the holidays or any other time of the year. Here are five of the best places for shopping in and around Atlanta:
Atlanta Georgia Shopping Malls
The Mall of Georgia one of the most popular Atlanta, Georgia shopping malls. The Mall of Georgia, 30 miles from Atlanta, is actually located in Buford, Georgia. It is the largest malls in the state of Georgia, with over 200 stores. In addition to stores like Nordstrom, Belk, JC Penney’s and Macy’s, visitors will find Coach, Armani Exchange, and Eddie at this mall. The Mall of Georgia, 3333 Buford Drive, is open Monday to Saturday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday Noon to 6 p.m.
Atlanta natives know Phipps Plaza in Atlanta’s Buckhead is where to go for upscale shopping. Cartier, Burberry, and Louis Vuitton are examples of some of the stores found in Phipps Plaza. Phipps Plaza is located at 3500 Peachtree Road. The mall is open Monday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sundays from Noon to 5:30 p.m.
Buy Furniture in Atlanta
Miami Circle in Atlanta is a good place to hunt for home décor and antiques. There are, according to the Atlanta Conventions and Visitor’s Bureau, more than 80 shops with antiques, furniture, rugs, and home lighting, in Miami Circle. People who are looking for a special lamp or a unique chandelier should make a trip out to Miami Circle. The shops are typically open Monday to Saturday.