Are you in the mood to do shop until you drop in with your friends? Do you want a new experience that you can’t get when shopping in the big city? If so, then you need to find a local mall such as the historic downtown shopping in Garden City, Kansas.

Doing so can open your eyes to the opportunities that come with small-town shopping sprees. You’ll enjoy the thrill of checking out a happy mixture of national brand stores and local niche stores!

See below for an in-depth guide on the local Garden City shopping and what you can expect when you visit.

Where to Visit

If you’re making a trip to Garden City to shop, then you’ll have to specify which areas you’ll be adventuring to! GC offers several shopping malls within its historic downtown district.

This includes noteworthy places such as the Tumbleweed Thrift Boutique, Garden City Plaza, and the Shulman Crossing Center. In total, they each contain 30+ stores that vary across different industries.

They have stores in such industries as:

  • Clothing and Apparel (very important!)
  • Fitness
  • Food and Drink
  • Home Decor
  • Thrift Shops
  • Financial Services
  • Arts and Entertainment & more

What are some examples of the stores, you ask? The Garden City Plaza holds household names such as Hibbett Sports, Tradehome Shoe Store, Maurices, Sally Beauty, Famous Footwear, and Advance Auto Parts.

Meanwhile, Shulman Crossing Center contains stores such as Dick’s Sporting Goods, Petco, Cato Fashion, Hobby Lobby, Ross Dress for Less, Bling, Ulta, Buffalo Wild Wings, Rib Crib, T.J.Maxx, and Dollar Tree.

After one shopping trip to Garden City, you can walk away with many valuable treasures. Many of our stores offer cost-efficient products that will help you avoid the hefty price tag of big city stores. All while enjoying the quaint feel of a small-town vibe.

A Spot for Any Occasion

Garden City’s historic downtown shopping is the perfect fit for any occasion. Perhaps you’re looking for a breath of fresh air from your busy life. Perhaps you’re wanting to create a romantic getaway for yourself and your sweetie!

As we point out in this article, healthy relationships need to take some getaway time in order to rekindle the spark between you two.

Some of you might just be looking for an excuse to get away with your gal pals or your buddies to hang out. Whatever the case might be, Garden City will blow you away!

It contains amazing sites such as the Windsor Hotel, which is a nationally-recognized historical landmark. Even with its long history and all that it’s been through, the building still stands tall to this day!

Garden City contains everything you could possibly want in a getaway trip: lodging, retail, recreation, food/beverage, and easy traffic. Of course, most people prefer to walk on foot as much as possible.

Better yet, the city continues to grow! The Garden City you visit today might have new additions by the next time that you visit. Don’t worry though, the historical aspects aren’t going anywhere!

The Heart of Garden City

Seriously, what’s better than walking in the downtown area of a small town? That’s where you find those diamond-in-the-rough niche stores with owners who are the salt of the earth.

You’ll be happy to hear/read that’s exactly what awaits you in downtown Garden City, Kansas. It contains awesome stores such as the previously-mentioned Tumbleweed Thrift Boutique, as well as other retail stores such as:

  • Corner on Main
  • Brown’s Shoe Fit
  • Kep’s Menswear
  • Sagehouse Bath and Body
  • Klaus Wood Pellets & Outdoor Living
  • Coleen’s Trophies & Gifts
  • Porter’s A Beautiful Mess
  • J2 Scrubs
  • Little Britches

Of course, a shopping experience isn’t complete without some good food and drink to break up the shopping day! Our downtown district contains such places as:

  • Patrick Dugan’s Coffee House
  • Central Cup Coffee House
  • Casa Mariachi Mexican
  • Loving’s Cakes
  • Ninja Steak & Sushi
  • Roots Juice Co & Wellness Studio
  • Flat Mountain Brewhouse
  • Traditions Soda & Sandwich Shop

A plethora of experiences awaits you when you go into the heart of downtown Garden City, as you can see. We also have jeweler stores such as Regan Jewelers, Janet Doll Goldsmith, Gipson Diamond Jewelers, and Linenberger Jewelry.

Looking to get dappered-up while you’re in town? Perhaps you want a trip to the salon to help you relax and hit the “refresh button” in your life. If so, try one of our various salon and beauty spots such as:

  • Misfits Beauty Salon
  • The Room
  • Legends Salon
  • Luxe Salon
  • A Touch of Serenity Salon & Spa
  • Main Street Salon & Spa
  • Queen Bee Salon
  • Illusions Salon
  • Serenity Nails
  • Emmy’s Salon

An All-Encompassing Experience

Of course, shopping isn’t the only thing that you have access to when you visit Garden City, Kansas. We have many awesome places to check out to grant you a full-on weekend getaway.

Look no further than our Parrot Cove Indoor Water Park as an example! This awesome indoor park allows you and the family to get away for a tropical vacation any time of the year, if only for a few hours.

In short, whatever you’re looking for, you’ll find in this gem of a city. If you need to find peace in the outdoors, check out Scout Park or Deane Wiley Park.

Find a Local Mall and Much More in Garden City

Now that you have seen this in-depth guide on shopping in Garden City, it’s clear that there is much more to offer you than just a local mall!

Be sure to read this article for more information on what to pack when you’re planning your trip to Garden City, Kansas.

For more inquiries, please be sure to reach out via our contact us page and we will be happy to assist you further.

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