On Feb. 7-8, 2009, Laughlin will offer a weekend getaway for just the ladies filled with social gatherings and special events. It will be Budget Travel's Girlfriend Getaways. The ladies will be living it up, learning how to host their own wine event or home spa party, taking a yoga class, creating a virtual scrapbook or enjoying a cocktail party alongside the Colorado River. There will be raffles and gift bags and special presentations by Budget Travel editors. For information, go to VisitLaughlin.com/getaway.
At the Preferred Outlets of Laughlin, visitors can enjoy more than 60 merchants plus an indoor food court and market. The fully enclosed two-story center features a distinctive Art Deco design throughout, while merchants offer prices 20-50 percent below retail average on a variety of top-name products. The outlet is open daily and located in the heart of the casino district. Mall Hours are Monday - Saturday 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. Wheelchairs and strollers are available for rental at the Information Booth.
Every resort in Laughlin offers shopping temptations. At the Colorado Belle, the "D" Deck Gift shop has resort wear, logo items, toys and sundries. The Gifts on Tap shop has Boiler Room items, gifts and cigars. For more cigar and cigarette shopping and smoking accessories, try the Smoke Stack Shop. The Dockside Market has newspapers, magazines, postcards, film and sundries.
A one-of-a-kind shop exists at the Riverside with hundreds of watches and timepieces all under $20 being sold at The Watch Man. Famous brand fragrances are sold at The Perfume Shoppe and pre-owned jewelry at The Estate Jewelry Liquidation Center. Casual apparel, accessories and lingerie are sold at Hot Stuff and cigarettes at the Smoke Shop.
At the Edgewater, the Main Gift Shop has collectables, apparel, and logo items. At Petroglyphs, you can shop for Southwestern items and Native American jewelry. Desert Souvenirs has children's apparel, toys, and NASCAR collectables. Crystal, porcelain dolls, figurines and collectables are available at The Boutique.
The Golden Nugget Gift Emporium has Harley Davidson merchandise, ladies and children's apparel, giftware, logo items.
At Harrah's, there is upscale apparel and accessories at The Boutique. Sundries, logo items, giftware, toys, jewelry and apparel are available at The Gift Shop.
At the Pioneer, great items are for sale at the Cowboy Store and you can browse through a large selection of western wear and jewelry, plus one of a kind items by the local artisans.
The River Palms has The Beach Shop with fresh flowers, apparel, gift and logo items. Jewelry can be found for sale at the Treasure Chest.
At the Tropicana Express, there are a variety of stores. The Gift and Smoke Shoppe has souvenirs, logo apparel. The Company Store is the one stop shop for all of your sundries and magazines. You can find upscale apparel, accessories and Indian jewelry at The Boutique and the WOW! Store has gift and clothing items all under $25.
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