Bargain Hunting at Tanger Outlet Mall in Blowing Rock

Shopping at Outlet Malls

Mountain living has long been cherished for its simplicity and solitude. It’s the ideal lifestyle for those of us who prefer the joys of uncomplicated nature to the noise and bluster of the big city. But even while we enjoy the quiet life in our Carolina mountain homes, we still have an appreciation for big-city style and fashion. After all, it only makes sense that the inspiration we find in the beauty and comfort of our daily surroundings extends to a love of beauty and comfort in our fashion as well.  

Who knows better than a mountain lover how to dress in durable but stylish clothing? As avid hikers, we know the value of a good boot that’s both comfortable and fabulous. We understand how to layer our way through all four seasons. We’re experts in finding good-looking gear for hiking, fishing, horseback riding, skiing, and all our favorite outdoor activities. Best of all, we know how to pull together an outfit that can take us from a savory brunch with friends in Lenoir to an afternoon art crawl in Hickory to an evening of live music in Morganton. And we know the one place where we can find clothing and accessories from the labels we love for all of the above – Tanger Outlets Blowing Rock NC.

Located at the southwest quadrant of the Blue Ridge Parkway and US Hwy 321, this popular Blowing Rock shopping destination features a variety of brand-name and designer outlet stores. It’s big enough that you’ll get your fill of shopping, but compact enough for you to explore from end to end in one outing. Customers give high marks to this location’s friendly customer service, and they rave about the special deals and discounts. We like the interactive map on the mall’s web site. And thanks to free Wi-Fi available throughout the center, you can pull up the easy-to-use map on your phone and let it guide you through your day of shopping.

Let’s face it. If you’re coming Tanger Outlets Blowing Rock NC, chances are you’re here for the clothes or mountain home furnishings! So let’s start there. As you stroll through store after store of the latest fashions, you’ll find big savings on designer labels and brand names from all your favorites, including J. Crew, Polo Ralph Lauren, Coach, LOFT, Van Heusen, Bass, White House Black Market Chico’s, Banana Republic, Wilson’s Leather, Levi’s, and Gap. And for the kids, there’s Gymboree, Oshkosh B’Gosh, and Carter’s Babies and Kids. Trust us, you will never pay full price at any of these stores.

But if you’re looking to score even steeper discounts, just pull up that interactive map on your phone, and link to the special deals and coupons that you can find right there in real time. Need help? Just visit Tanger Shopper Services located right there in the center of the mall. The friendly Tanger associates will help you find what you’re looking for, and they’ll even let you in on how to get some exclusive offers, coupons, and gift cards to get even more out of your shopping experience.  

If you haven’t worked up an appetite by this point, we’d be surprised! Now that you’ve finished in the fitting rooms and picked out all your favorite fashions, it’s time to load your shopping bags in the car and head back inside for lunch at Cheeseburgers Grille located conveniently inside the mall. This local family favorite has soups, salads, sandwiches, hot dogs and, of course, hot-off-the-grill burgers to satisfy your taste buds and re-energize you for the rest of your shopping expedition.

So let’s get back to it! We haven’t even tackled the sporting goods and specialty shops yet. There’s a Vitamin World, a Kitchen Collection, and side by side at one end of the mall are Board Paradise and the new Sports Fanatics. Both are fully stocked with discounted gear and equipment for all kinds of activities, weather, and terrain. We could spend hours at these two stores alone, trying out a variety of rods and reels, or buying a new set of skateboard wheels. Those of us with Carolina mountain homes like to stock up on the latest gear for hiking, biking, fishing, and all the invigorating activities that come with mountain living. Because when we’re finished enjoying a day of Blowing Rock shopping, we’re ready to get back to the great outdoors. 

Those of us heading back to The Coves Mountain River Club –  just 23 miles away from Tanger Outlet Mall –  are lucky enough to live in a NC mountain real estate community with five miles of frontage along the Johns River, where well-stocked waters and pristine views of Grandfather Mountain add up to a perfect day. Living in such close proximity to Tanger Outlets Blowing Rock NC, where we can buy all the essentials for all four seasons of mountain-river living – from waterproof footwear, fleece hoodies, and insulated gloves to t-shirts, tennis shoes, and sunglasses all at discount prices – is just one of the many great benefits of life at The Coves. It’s a peaceful, secluded Blue Ridge oasis with easy access to outlet-mall merchandise to enhance the mountain experience.

Are you ready to experience the best of both worlds? Mountains plus river? Seclusion plus shopping? Rich lifestyle plus bargain shopping? Drop us a line to let us know you’re coming, and we’ll be happy to show you some of the finest NC mountain real estate we call The Coves Mountain River Club. Call us at 828.754.0700.  

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