Williamsburg might be as big as say, Norfolk, but there are plenty of places to find great bargains and sales on the latest fashions. Don't worry if you get to your Williamsburg B&B and realize you left something at home. You will definitely be able to find it at one of the many shop and outlets in and around Williamsburg. Here are a few places for consideration.
6692 Richmond Road, Williamsburg, VA 23188
Phone: (757) 564-3326
Established in 1938, this pottery place is ideal to get some souvenirs for friends and family or something for yourself. It started off as just a place to get clay items. Now, this famous tourist attraction offers pottery, baskets, and other assortment of goods from all over the world. Over 3 million people visit the factory every year. New items are always coming in so their inventory is changing daily.
Prime Outlets - Williamsburg
5715-62A Richmond Road, Williamsburg, VA 23188
Phone: (757) 565-0702
With over 85 designer retailer stores, this shopping complex is one of the largest in the area. Come in and enjoy bargains and great savings at Coach, GAP, Nine West, Aldo, Burberry, Kate Spade, Tommy Bahama, Max Azria, and Michael Kors. This boutique-like setting only adds to the beautiful ambiance of the whole shopping experience. So, if you need a special outfit for a special night at your Williamsburg inn, this is the place to go.
Williamsburg Outlet Mall
6401 Richmond Road, Lightfoot, Virginia 23090
Phone: (757) 565-3378
This is the only enclosed outlet center in the area. The stores aren't fancy so if you're looking for designer clothing, you will not be impressed, but if you're not picky, the prices are reasonable. Lightfoot is only five miles away from Williamsburg. You'll need transportation to get here since it's not near the city's center. Stores include Sag Harbor, Lee/Wrangler, Vitamin World, S& K Menswear, Black & Decker and more.
134 Henry St., Williamsburg, VA 23188
Phone: (757) 220-7751
Built in 1927, Merchants Square is recognized as one of the first planned shopping center in the nation. Visitors can enjoy shopping at over 35 retailers and restaurants. Stop by and enjoy browsing in Chico's, Closet Envy, Ocean Palm, Birkenstock, and Scotland House.
York County, VA
Phone: (757) 890-3300
Designed in the Colonial style well known in Williamsburg, the Riverwalk Landing is located in Yorktown which is only 11 miles away. Come and walk along the relaxing water and enjoy the scenery with the cruise ships at the dock or whatever is happening on the performance stage. When you feel like doing some shopping, stop in at one of the many shops here as well as gourmet food places like Green Mountain coffee and Ben and Jerry's. You may even want to consider staying at a Williamsburg bed and breakfast nearby.