Summer has come and gone, and the time is here for new backpacks, new school supplies, and…new school clothes! Back to school shopping can sometimes make parents want to pull their hair out, but with all the options that Branson has, it can be a fun experience! We’re here to help you make a list of all the best destinations in town for you and the kids – or just you – to cross off all those last-minute back to school items!
At the Branson Landing, discover uncharted waterfront shopping and plenty of options for your mid-afternoon snack breaks! Located on the beautiful Lake Taneycomo, you have a whole new world to explore! Start on one end with Belk Department Store or bass Pro Shops and make your way down. With a huge range of stores, you’re sure to find absolutely everything you need. From Justice to Francesca’s, H&M to Mark Ashton, and Maurices to Rue21, you’ll find everything you need for your kiddos to strut the halls this upcoming school year. Not to mention all the shoe stores you’ll ever need! Between Rack Room Shoes, Journeys, Famous Footwear, and New Balance, you just might not even need to shoe shop again the whole school year! And make sure you don’t leave without waiting to see the amazing fountains and lights show! It’s a classic piece of entertainment in Branson, and something you just can’t find anywhere else.
Tanger Outlets is another place you’re guaranteed to find everything you need, without ever having to move your car! Located right in the middle The 76 Strip, Tanger Outlets has more than 75 of your favorite brand name stores. From Carter’s Babies & Kids to Old Navy to Skechers to Gap Factory Store, you’ll be wanting to go in every store. Plus, there’s plenty of shops for Mom and Dad to stop in to, like Fossil, Banana Republic, Under Armour, Vera Bradley, andÂ so much more! Stop in for coffee, snacks, chocolates and premium food at the outlets’ different options for a meal or snack. Plus, make sure you go to Shopper Services for details on a Free Tanger Outlets Coupon Book!
Located right by Branson.com, Branson Hills has abundant shopping options. Bigger stores and smaller shops make this the perfect destination for anything you need for back to school – clothes, shoes, backpacks, school supplies, anything at all! Find all of the newest clothes, backpacks and fun journals at Target. Then, head over to WalMart SuperCenter and stock up on all your classic school supplies like glue sticks, markers, tissue boxes, pencils, and the like. But don’t stop there! If you’ve got an older kiddo, head to Best Buy and make sure they have all the electronics they’re going to need to keep up in their accelerated classes. Stop by Books-A-Million to check off all those books on their required reading lists, and then stop by TJ Maxx to find anything else you can – for a really good deal! Although you might have to move the car around a little, this central location is the perfect place to spend the day and cross off your entire to-do list. Plus, you won’t have to go anywhere else for lunch or dinner. Enjoy Chili’s, Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers, Pizza Hut, Panda Express, and more!
Grand Village Shops
The Grand Village Shops are unlike anywhere else in Branson. Journey along cobblestone streets leading to an unforgettable world of shopping. Eighteen specialty shops provide a spectacular mix of boutiques, crafts, entertainment, and restaurants that you won’t find anywhere else in Branson. Follow charming paths and sparkling fountains to explore the talents of Branson’s best craftsmen, stop for great meals and treats, and indulge yourself and your loved ones with jewels, fashion, and unique gifts. Whatever your tastes, your experience at Grand Village will be a shopping trip to remember! And, make sure you stop by Sugar Leaf Cafe for the best Ultimate BLT, cakes and sweets you’ll ever taste!
Now that you have the best guide to shopping in Branson, let’s get that to-do list checked off! You got this!