Shop ‘til you drop! At the Pleasant Prairie Premium Outlets, it would be an easy thing to do. Lisa and I are fans of walking (duh!) and the Wisconsin outlet center didn’t disappoint. Pleasant Prairie has three sections to the outdoor shopping center. Each one provides a great shopping opportunity.
The outlet center is home to about 100 stores – ranging from upscale to budget. You can buy a new bag at the Coach store and then zip over to Old Navy to grab a couple of T-shirts. Shoppers can save 25-60 percent off regular prices, so it’s easy to see why the parking lots fill up quickly.
Some of the name brand stores located at the outlet include Nike, Adidas, Kate Spade, Michael Kors, Crabtree and Evelyn, as well as Bath and Body Works, Gymboree and Yankee Candle.
Pleasant Prairie Premium Outlets also have a decent restaurant area, where you can order Japanese or a sub sandwich. We enjoyed a couple of nice lattes at All Around Café. The coffee shop has a nice open area location in the main concession building, the Eatery.
Thanks to Pleasant Prairie Premium Outlets, we enjoyed a mini shopping spree. The company was kind enough to provide a couple of gift cards for stores, so we made sure to visit them. I picked up a new Polo T-shirt at the Polo Ralph Lauren store. It’s not a store that we would normally find ourselves shopping at (we’re more budget to midscale store shoppers). But, we had a great time checking out the store and its offerings. A couple dozen people were at the store during our stop, so it’s definitely a popular stop.
We have become fans of Columbia. The apparel store is a must-visit when we stop at our local outlet center, so having an opportunity to shop there courtesy of the outlet center’s administration was the cherry on top of a sundae. We checked out the clothes and accessories before choosing to pick up a new cooler bag and a lunch bag. They were wise choices, as they came in handy in storing some cold items on the way home.
Pleasant Prairie had to be happy that we spent some of our own dinero during the visit. It was difficult to force ourselves out of some stores without buying something. Jockey clothing is based in Kenosha, so we stopped at the store. I picked up a couple of new T-shirts.
In addition to shopping, we did a lot of browsing. I was tempted to buy a Captain America suitcase, as well as the Iron Man case, at the Samsonite store. I figured the duo had to be together. They had a great display of Marvel and Star Wars suitcases. Teaming with Disney has to be a good move for Samsonite. While Lisa didn’t let me have my way (despite my throwing a fit and laying down on the floor until I got my way), she bought a new travel wallet.
Pepperidge Farm was a challenge to get out of without doing a lot of damage. It’s home to my favorite cake – coconut.
However, Lisa found a basket of goodies she liked. She liked the popcorn basket. The treats also met with her approval – chips, popcorn and cookies.
Pleasant Prairie Premium Outlets have a ton of stores that are fun to check out. The Corning Ware store has shelves upon shelves of cookware and place settings. We enjoyed checking out the wares. The store has a cute miniature model of their employees’ red aprons on display, which sales people told us people have offered to buy.
We made a final stop at the Ghirardelli store. We left with several bags of chocolate treats for family and friends.
Besides stores and eateries, we were impressed with the Tesla electric car charging area. Eight parking spots are dedicated to the electric cars for free recharging. Cars can charge to half capacity within 20 minutes.
Well, after touring the Pleasant Prairie Premium Outlets, we can honestly say we felt ready to drop after shopping. So, we decided to call it a day at the outlet center after about four hours of walking, browsing and buying.
We recommend checking out the shopping center when in the Kenosha area. It’s definitely worth the visit. And bring your wallet, as you WILL spend some moola. I’d wager it’s impossible to visit the Pleasant Prairie Outlet Centers without coming away with some goodies.
For more information on the outlet center, please visit www.premiumoutlets.com/outlet/pleasant-prairie/stores.
Disclaimer: Thank you to Pleasant Prairie Premium Outlets for the gift cards for shopping. However, all views and opinions are ours.