Convenience is Everything in Folsom

In sharp contrast to many communities, there’s no freeway to endure when looking for quality shopping destinations in Folsom. In fact, you never have to leave the city limits to find nearly anything from designer brands in clothing and home goods to even new cars.

Folsom is so well-known for its shopping that it has become a regional destination for those living in the sierra foothills. If you need anything from a trip to Costco or electronics at Best Buy or quality outdoor gear at REI, it’s all located within an easy to navigate radius in Folsom.

In Historic Folsom, quaint shops include family owned Snooks Chocolate Factory where a glass window lets visitors witness the creation of some of the most outstanding peanut brittle and chocolates available in the state. Plus, the historic area includes aneclectic mix of businesses from antiques, jewelry and clothing boutiques, to longtime Dorthea’s Christmas, wine bars, pubs and restaurants. It’s a destination for night life with live music and theater.

As a contrast to its historic center, the city also has two unique destination shopping centers – Palladio and Folsom Premium Outlets. Palladio is a sophisticated lifestyle center with a fusion of fine Italian architecture, art and contemporary design. It offers shopping, a public gathering place amid cooling fountains, more than 65 shops and restaurants, and two movie theaters – most recently the dinner Lux Theater.Stores at Palladio include Whole Foods Market, Victoria Secret, Charming Charlie, Barnes and Noble, White House Black Market, Nordstrom Rack, just to name a few.

The Folsom Premium Outlets offers 80 factory stores from such popular brands as Levi, Bose, Coach, Toys R Us, Gap, Nike, American Eagle, Banana Republic, VF Outlet and Toys R Us Express.

At Broadstone, nearly all the popular box stores are represented including Ross, Michael’s, Pier One, Marshalls, SteinMart, Baby R Us, Bath and Body Works, Lane Bryant and more.

Need to fix something at home? Nearby are both Lowe’s and Home Depot, in addition to Ace Hardware. Get ready for your favorite sport at Dick’s Sporting Goods Center or Big 5. Nearly all the chain stores are represented here including Walmart, Target, Walgreens, CVS and others.

Add all that up with some uniquely Folsom shops and boutiques located in historic Folsom and throughout the city and you’ll discover this really is the most convenient place to live.