Head to the Folsom Premium Outlets near Rancho Cordova, for all of your back to school shopping needs.
According to the National Retail Federation, U.S. consumers will spend a combined total of $80.7 billion on back to school supplies, clothing, shoes, and electronics this year.
One way to save on back to school fashion, while still keeping your family looking stylish and on-trend, is to hit the Folsom Premium Outlets in Rancho Cordova, CA.
Here's a guide to back to school shopping at the outlets to help you plan your trip and save!
Here's a directory of all the stores available at the Folsom Premium Outlets. You can find everything from footwear, to eyeglasses, and electronics. There are leading brand names that kids love, including Aeropostale, Converse, Levi's, Vans, Forever21, Nike, and more.
If you've got younger children, then OshKosh B'Gosh, The Children's Place Outlet, and Carter's are musts. If you're helping a college-bound student get ready to live on their own, then the Kitchen Collection will cover your cooking and housekeeping basics.
High-style brands like Kate Spade, Coach, and Michael Kors will appeal to the more fashion-conscious kids and young adults in your life.
Pick up a copy of your savings pass when you stay at a hotel in Rancho Cordova. This free booklet offers coupons and discounts at the Folsom Premium Outlets to help you save at your favorite stores. Just ask for a savings pass at your hotel's front desk. The outlet's website also offers plenty of back to school deals and discounts for shoppers too. You can also download this mobile app to get the outlet directory plus the latest deals and news right on your mobile device.
Yes, there are multiple dining options and sweet treats available at the outlets, including Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory and TCBY Yogurt. You can grab a bite at Taco Bell or DJ's Grill & Deli. You may also head up Folsom Boulevard to find additional dining options including the Original Mel's Diner and more.
When you've finished shopping, keep the kids active and entertained at nearby Willow Creek Recreation area, right on Lake Natoma. You can pack a picnic lunch and walk the waterside trails. You can also find playgrounds suitable for elementary-aged children at Mann Family Park and Natoma Station Neighborhood Park, both just a short drive from the outlets. There's also a ton of interactive history to explore at the Folsom Historic District. Stop by the Folsom History Museum to learn about the area's past, and pan for gold at Pioneer Village!