Fun In Store: Missouri's Shopping Adventures
Missouri Division of Tourism
At the end of a Missouri vacation, your suitcase is likely to feel a little (okay, maybe a lot) heavier. That’s because Missouri’s shopping opportunities are simply irresistible. Looking for the perfect little black dress? An antique inkwell? Toys, fishing gear, collectible books? In Missouri, you can stop looking and start finding.
Antiques and Interiors in Blackwater, features hundreds of items that can turn a ho-hum room into a sumptuous sanctuary. This shop stocks the best in china, glassware and elegant antiques. Not sure whether that early 20th century armoire will look right in your living room? Their experts offer interior design consultations on-site.
More eye-catching items are in store at B.T. Dove Antiques. A Clarksville favorite, B.T. Dove sells a variety of mirrors, chests of drawers, lamps, oil paintings, frames and other decorative items.
In Warrrensburg, Highway 13 North Antiques and Collectibles entices shoppers with homemade pies and cinnamon rolls (available Fridays and Saturdays) - perfect treats after you’ve built up an appetite exploring the store’s many treasures. Two buildings comprise Highway 13: one is chock-full of cookware, books, fabrics and glassware; the other houses lots of great furniture. Kids’ playground equipment, vintage patio furniture and birdbaths await your perusal in the large yard.
Wear your comfy walking shoes to Mike’s Unique Collectible and Antique Flea Market, open daily in Springfield. Mike’s offers more than 35,000 square feet of shopping fun at more than 270 vendor booths. Whether you’re looking for antiques, modern furniture, tools, glassware, coins or comics, you’ll find it (and a lot more) at Mike’s.
Savvy shoppers flock to Missouri’s outdoor malls, and with good reason: Retail paradises like Branson Landing feature all the greatest stores. This Branson destination features restaurants, nightspots, a boardwalk and shops galore. Anchored by Bass Pro Shops and Belk Department Store, The Landing features the Disney Store, White House|Black Market, Hollister, Build-A-Bear Workshop and more than 80 other businesses - plus, a dozen restaurants.
Splendid shopping is always available at The Meadows at Lake St. Louis, a beautiful new retail development boasting such stores as Banana Republic, Von Maur and Charming Charlie.
Wanting to save a bundle on top name brands? Look no further than the Preferred Outlets at Warrenton. This beloved outlet mall is home to Gap Outlet, Nike Factory Store, Nine West and 27 other outlets, plus Imo’s Pizza and the Freedom Cafe.