The mall is a classic choice for one-stop back to school shopping. Atlanta has a number of malls, from high end luxury shops to more affordable shops and department stores.
Some of the best malls for families shopping include Town Center Mall, Mall of Georgia and Northpoint Mall, which both have a wide range of stores to choose from and aren't too expensive. You might also choose to go to some of the discount malls like Discovery Mills or travel a short distance to the outlet malls located north of Atlanta.
Children grown quickly and can outgrow clothes before they wear them out. Everyone benefits by frequenting children's consignment sales where you can get great deals and pass on your gently used kids clothes to others. Sales can be chaotic, but you'll breeze through with our tips for shopping at children's consignement sales in Atlanta.
Atlantic Station offers a more dynamic outdoor shopping experience, but still has stores that kids love like American Eagle, H&M, Old Navy and Dillards. You can even break up the shopping trip with a trip to the movies or a quick bite to eat.
You can score great deals at Georgia outlet mall, where brand name items are marked down. Sometimes items can be slightly damaged, but more often they are just from a previous season. It's a place to stock up on basics that never go out of style like jeans, t-shirts and athletic shoes. There are several <a href=http://atlanta.about.com/od/shoppingmalls/tp/Atlanta-Area-Outlet-Malls.htm">outlet malls</a> within about an hour's drive of the Atlanta area.
Shopping for Teenagers
If your children are a little bit older, they may be interested in branching out from conventional mall shops. One option for shopping for teenagers in Atlanta include checking out the shops in the funky neighborhood of Little Five Points. Some teens might also be interested in shopping at vintage clothing stores in Atlanta.
In the past, Georgia has held tax-free shopping events leading up to the back to school season. In 2011 the state of Georgia has decided that they can not afford to forgoe tax revenues. There will be no tax free weekend in Atlanta in 2011.