Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World (Prattville)

Tennessee, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama

If you’ve read my other itineraries, you know how fun Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World can be. Yvonne’s kids had never been inside one of these and were blown away at the size of this enormous store which sells everything for hunting, fishing, camping, and cooking under one roof. The kids could not believe the size of the fish in the huge tanks which represent all the local fish that you can catch.  We all tried on … [Read more...]

L.L. Bean Flagship Store (Freeport)

L.L. Bean Flagship Store

The L.L. Bean Flagship store is the "Maine" attraction in the cute little town of Freeport which is also filled with tons of outlet stores and therefore tons of shoppers.  Besides the store where you can find everything you need from the coziest slippers, to kayaks and camping gear, the "campus" as it's called also hosts lots of community activities like how-to clinics and summer concerts. We were there on a rainy … [Read more...]

Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World (Oklahoma City)

Destination #6: Nebraska, Kansas and Oklahoma

Yes, I know Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World is a retail store, but this is such a fun, quirky stop that I highly recommend it as an activity everyone will enjoy. These ginormous superstores have everything you need to hunt, fish, catch, and cook and camp—a go-to stop for EVERYTHING you need to enjoy the great outdoors. Need a jerky cooker? no problem, need a cammo onesie for your toddler-they've got you covered. … [Read more...]