The Tanger Outlets in Oxon Hill, MD is one of the most popular locations around for apparel and other gifts. This year, the outlets are offering a "Moonlight Madness" sale - beginning on Thanksgiving at 6 PM, stores will stay open all night offering huge discounts on a variety of items. Many stores are offering individual discounts already. A few popular brands with stores at the outlets include Under Armour, J. Crew, Kay Jewelers and H&M.
As one of the most upscale neighborhoods of the entire region, Georgetown is a popular area for chic boutiques and hip fashion. Some of the new stores in the area include Billy Reid, Cusp, and Calypso St. Barth. Also, beginning December 1 shoppers can check out the Georgetown Christmas tree, which will be lit up with dazzling, colorful lights.
Old Town Alexandria
Old Town is a charming and historic part of the city of Alexandria on the shores of the Potomac River. With a good mix of big box retailers and cool boutiques, Old Town is a great place to find a unique gift. Stores in Old Town include Williams Sonoma, The Christmas Attic, Dejan Studio Jewelry, Mint Condition, and more. Guests at the Holiday Inn will enjoy a free shuttle to Old Town. If you are heading to the region to do some shopping and will need a place to stay, there’s no better spot than the Holiday Inn Express Alexandria - Fort Belvoir. With a free shuttle to the metro, package deals for the Tanger outlets, close proximity to D.C. and Maryland, and excellent amenties like a free breakfast bar, there’s no better place than the Holiday Inn to serve as the home base for a shopping trip in the District this winter.