Whether you’re shopping for pleasure or to run errands, these three retail hubs in Taney County have you covered. Use this guide the next time you hit the town.
Stores You’ll Know: Bass Pro Shops White River Outpost, Bath & Body Works, Belk, Chico’s, The Children’s Place, Christopher & Banks, J. Jill, Victoria’s Secret, H&M.
Local Stores We Love: Seasons Home offers seasonal home decor, gifts and custom florals. Natures Treasures is a natural history gallery and gift shop. Science and history lovers will enjoy shopping for museum quality fossils, preserved insects, sea life and geodes. On the Ball Sports is a sports memorabilia store featuring items from more than 100 professional and college teams. Smith Creek Moonshine has tastings, a barbecue restaurant and a shop that sells bottled moonshine, jams, sauces, dry rubs and apparel.
Why We Love It: The Landing is a happening place right in the heart of downtown Branson on Lake Taneycomo. Here you’ll find shopping, restaurants, hotel suites and entertainment along a mile-and-a-half lakefront boardwalk. Don’t miss the famous fountain show and Parakeet Pete’s waterfront zip line across Lake Taneycomo. The Landing also plays host to many parades, 5K races, musicians and lots of other performers all year long.
Stores You’ll Know: Lots of them! But, to name a few: Ann Taylor, Banana Republic, Bass, Bath & Body Works, Chico’s, Christopher & Banks, Coach, Disney, Eddie Bauer, Fossil, Gap, Gymboree, Harry & David, Helzberg Diamonds, Nike, Old Navy, Pandora, Polo Ralph Lauren, The Children’s Place, Vera Bradley and White House Black Market.
Local Stores We Love: There are two locally owned eateries at Tanger Outlets: King Subs & Deli and the A & W Restaurant. Both serve food and beverages for all-day shoppers who need a refresher between stores.
Why We Love It: The Tanger Outlets are along the Highway 76 Entertainment District. Tanger is made up of more than 75 name brand and designer factory outlet stores. Check out the gadgets at Direct Tools and Kitchen Collection, choose from fun and exciting items for kids at the Disney Store, plus check out the selection of shoe stores and athletic apparel brands. You’ll also find some of the best deals at Tanger Outlets. Coupon booklets and Tanger Club memberships are available for additional discounts.
Stores You’ll Know: Dollar Tree, Best Buy, Sprint, Books-A-Million, Petco, Kohl’s, Michaels, TJ Maxx, Shoe Carnival, Ulta Beauty, Walmart, Bedding Mart, AJ Elite Nails and Spa, Home Depot, GameStop, Maurices and Pearle Vision.
Local Stores We Love: AJ Elite Nails and Spa is the only locally operated business within these two plazas. Before starting your to-do list, pamper yourself and try one of its seven services, including lash extensions, manicures and pedicures, waxing, skin care, nail enhancements and massage therapy.
Restaurants We Love: There are plenty of fast food restaurants to choose from while shopping if you’re wanting a delicious savory snack. Choose from Arby’s, McDonald’s, Pizza Hut/WingStreet and Wendy’s. If you’re feeling something a little higher up the food chain, stop at Chili’s then wrap up your trip with some sweet, mouthwatering custard at Freddy’s Frozen Custard.
Why We Love It: This plaza is a one-stop-has-all shopping center complete with 33 well-known stores. Grab groceries at Walmart one minute and pick up a new pair of shoes at Shoe Carnival the next, or cover your home decor bases by grabbing a new centerpiece or a couple throw pillows at TJ Maxx. The plaza is ideal for those looking to get away from touristy destinations, and it hosts a few fast-food restaurants for a grab-and-go dinner. The center is seeking out retailers to fill the empty spaces, so more of your favorites could pop up throughout the year.