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Shopping in Georgia

Leave room in your suitcase for souvenirs! When you visit Georgia, the shopping options are bountiful. Look for antiques and one-of-a-kind treasures in quirky shops and for designer clothes in major malls. Be sure to look for souvenirs that will capture the memory of your stay in Georgia, like jams made with local peaches or Vidalia onions, or a tin of Georgia peanuts. You can also find many crafts and fine arts items created by local artists. Many of the shopping destinations in Georgia offer air-conditioned comfort, plus dining and entertainment choices that make them worth a visit even if your suitcase is already overstuffed.

Shopping in Atlanta and North Georgia
The Mall of Georgia, the largest in Atlanta, has more than 200 stores spread over three floors. You'll find everything from children's clothing to electronics, plus restaurants for when you want a break from shopping. The Lenox Square Mall in the Buckhead neighborhood is another popular shopping choice; valet services add a level of luxury to shopping here, as do stores like Burberry, Cartier, and Henri Bendel New York. Sit-down restaurants make the mall a dining destination as well.

Atlantic Station in midtown Atlanta includes the open-air Atlantic Station mall, plus art exhibits at the Millennium Gate and events like outdoor movies. The North Point Mall in Alpharetta has the only American Girl Store in Georgia. Find shopping bargains at the North Georgia Premium Outlets in Dawsonville, featuring savings on big brands and major designer names.

There are more savings at Tanger Outlets in Locust Grove and the Outlet Shoppes at Atlanta in Woodstock. Sugarloaf Mills has great savings at stores like Neiman Marcus Last Call, along with several entertainment choices including an indoor trampoline park, glow-in-the-dark miniature golf, and the Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament. It's a great way to have a full day of family fun.

Don't forget to shop for souvenirs when you visit attractions in Atlanta! Some attraction shops, like the store at the World of Coca-Cola, offer items you can't find anywhere else.

Shopping in Central Georgia
The Peachtree Mall in Columbus is a major shopping destination, with 108 stores. The mall's movie theater makes it an entertainment destination, too. Let the kids burn off some energy in the Children's Play Area. The Shoppes at River Crossing and Macon Mall are where to find brand names when you're in Macon; for unique goods, look at antique shops, flea market stores, and art galleries in town.

Shopping in Coastal Georgia
Search out specialty items in the shops in the historic district of Savannah. Stroll the cobblestones of River Street and enjoy scenic views while you browse. Be sure to climb the stairs to find more great shopping on Factors Walk. City Market covers four blocks and is filled with art galleries. Check out Broughton Street for thrift shop finds. For mall shopping in Savannah, visit Oglethorpe Mall or Savannah Mall outside the downtown area. There are lots of bargains at Tanger Outlets 15 minutes from downtown.

Our Favorite Places to Shop

Mall of Georgia

As the largest shopping mall in Georgia, the Mall of Georgia is an ideal destination for your next trek across the northern region of the state. Found in Buford, not far from Stone Mountain and Oakwood, the Mall of Georgia was opened in 1999 and features more than 200 stores and retailers spread across 1,786,000 square feet of space. Fully enclosed and divided up into three levels, the Mall of Georgia is a top shopping destination for the area.

Interesting note about the Mall of Georgia – there is a statue at the top of the mall in the form of Button Gwinnett, of the first men to sign the Declaration of Independence. Gwinnett County, where the mall is located, is also named for Button Gwinnett. Explore the Mall of Georgia on your next visit, pick up a few gifts for loved ones back home, enjoy lunch or dinner at any of the vast number of restaurants at the mall, and be sure to visit Santa when you're in town for the Holidays.

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Peachtree Mall

Once you're all set to explore Columbus in central Georgia, be sure to visit Peachtree Mall. An ideal way to spend an afternoon in Columbus, Peachtree Mall is a massive 821,000 square feet of retail space, and is one of only two major malls in the Columbus area. Opened in 1975, Peachtree Mall features 108 stores, offering a wide range of products and services. There are two floors at Peachtree Mall.

Some patrons at Peachtree Mall will drive in from nearby Warm Springs in search of the best deal on whatever it is they might be shopping for. Peachtree Mall, along with all the shopping, also features some entertainment. Be sure to catch a flick at the Carmike Peachtree 8, head for the Children's Play Area near the Macy's Court, or for those visiting during the holidays, have the kids get their picture taken with Santa starting November 15 and running through to Christmas Eve.

LakePoint Sporting Community & Town Center

Get ready to break a sweat in Emerson. LakePoint Sporting Community & Town Center is the Georgia's premiere sports facility. Located near Cartersville, the community aims to bring sports, research, and fun all into one exciting destination for athletes, amateurs, and sports fans.

You can practice almost any sport you like amongst the five million square feet of fields and facilities at this northern Georgia complex, all while taking a break to eat, dine, shop, or play at one of the many entertainment and retail options. The opportunities to have a good and energizing time here are endless.