Colorado has some fantastic shopping options when you want to buy top name-brand merchandise at the best price possible.

Shopping May Be A Disease or Therapy

For some people shopping is a disease that dominates their thoughts and desires. For others, it's just a matter of therapy and enjoyment. It makes them feel better about themselves and about life. Still, for others, shopping is as unpleasant as an in-grown toenail on both feet at the same time while standing barefoot in a cactus patch.

Top Brands Huge Savings?

Outlet stores have great appeal. You get top-name brands with hopes of huge savings at checkout. There's just something about those names like Calvin Klein, Ralph Lauren, NIKE, Skechers, and Tommy Hilfiger. Unfortunately, the savings you actually get oftentimes don't match up with your expectations.

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Quality Is Sometimes Questionable

Another thing to keep in mind is the fact that in some cases, the merchandise at outlet stores is manufactured specifically for outlet stores and may not measure up to the quality and standards you might expect from top brands.

While prices at outlet stores might not blow you away, and there could be some quality questions, outlet shopping definitely has its place. You're still getting top name-brand clothing and accessories - and you can do all of your shopping in one central location, which certainly is convenient.

Where To Find Outlet Stores In Colorado

Colorado has some fantastic outlet malls where you can shop for top-name brands in shoes, clothing, and accessories. With so many stores to choose from, it's probably worth the trip across the state for a day - or two of shopping. Here's a look at where you'll find awesome outlet stores in Colorado.

These Were Our Favorite Stores at Grand Junction's Mesa Mall

If you lived in Grand Junction, Colorado back in the 1980s, you spent your time hanging out at Mesa Mall. That's what we used to do - hang out at the mall. I asked on Facebook, "Which store/venue at Mesa Mall did you spend the most time at back in the 1980s?" Here's what you had to say:

Most Beautiful Places In Colorado According To You

We may not be able to identify the most beautiful spot in Colorado, but we can make a list of beautiful places across the state. We recently asked you what the most beautiful spot in Colorado is, and we were able to come up with a nice list of places you're going to want to check out in your future travels.


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