Holiday shopping at Barefoot Landing

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If you want to make a dent in your holiday shopping, you can't beat Barefoot Landing in North Myrtle Beach. This shopping, dining and entertainment destination has it all — great shops, unique gifts and plenty of places to get a bite to eat to sustain your shopping appetite, all in a beautiful setting beside a lovely lake.

The Barefoot Landing development is a large shopping complex located next to the Intracoastal Waterway in North Myrtle Beach.  With 100 stores and restaurants on all sides of a small lake, plus several attractions, Barefoot landing has a ton to offer holiday shoppers, including specialty boutiques, jewelry makers, apparel outlets and more.

Here are some of the highlights you'll want to visit as you shop your way around this fantastic complex:

You can't miss The Christmas Mouse if you want to shop for the holidays. In this store, the spirit of Christmas is alive all year long. The Christmas Mouse has ornaments in every imaginable theme, including baby's first ornaments that are sure to add to your family traditions in a special way. You could spend hours browsing the shelves of collectibles, too. Many of the most popular lines of Christmas collectibles are here, including Snowbabies, Annalee dolls, Byers' Choice Carolers and Demdaco's Willow Tree collection.

If you want to add a little spice to the holidays, visit SouthWest Pepper Place. This unique shop offers hundreds of hot sauces, Bloody Mary mixes, seasonings and other condiments and gourmet cooking enhancements. For the spicy food lover in your life, why not choose a couple of the hot sauce offerings, which include everything from the mild Georgia Peach and Vidalia Onion Hot Sauce to extra hot Dave's Gourmet Ultimate Insanity. Sauces are sorted into mild, medium, hot and extra hot varieties so you'll know what you're getting into. Salsas, barbecue sauces and more are available, as well as dry seasonings, novelty gifts and more.

 The ladies in your life will love a gift from Francesca's Collection. This boutique shop has an amazing collection of clothing, handbags, accessories, jewelry and more that are at once stylish and beautiful, interesting and sophisticated. From amazing scarves to gorgeous knitwear pieces to knockout jewelry and perfect-for-the-season layering pieces, you'll find something at Francesca's that's sure to delight the stylish women in your life.

Bou' Tiki is a cool shop with truly unique gifts. This boutique carries women's and children's clothing and accessories that are fun, fashionable and just a little off the beaten track. Where else can you find a fedora for a baby? Or a fringed beach cover-up your teenager will flip for? Fun colors, exciting accessories, unusual apparel and a great fashion sense — this is what Bou' Tiki is all about. You can't help but smile when you walk into this store, a truly unique boutique.

If someone you know loves movies, TV shows, comic books or cartoons, you absolutely can't miss the Kryptonite Character Store. Here, you'll find all the memorabilia and collectibles you can imagine, from  T-shirts to drink ware, toys to artwork — you name it, this store probably has it, if it has anything to do with TV or movies. What a fun place to shop!

Of course, this highlights just a few of the offerings at Barefoot Landing. There's plenty more to choose from, including specialty shops, big-name retailers, jewelry, clothing and shoes, bath and body products, craft items… the list goes on. There's even a magic shop! In fact, start your holiday shopping at Barefoot Landing, and you may just find your list will be magically completed in one fell swoop.


(Posted: 11/18/14)