Open seven days a week, the Grand Traverse Mall is one of the most popular shopping centers in northwestern Michigan. The mall features over 100 stores, as well as a movie theatre, food court, and sit-down restaurants. There are also many events held at this mall every year, and visitors from other parts of Michigan or out of state don't have to travel far to find accommodations because the its convenient location.
Grand Traverse Mall personal offer a number of amenities to help shoppers make the most of their time at these stores. There are on-site ATMs, play areas for children, lockers for those staying at the mall all day, stroller and electric scooter rental offices, wheel chair services, and family restrooms. In addition, the mall runs a taxi service to and from Traverse City locations, offers auto jump-start service for those experiencing car problems, and has safety escorts around the mall and through the parking lot.
There are four anchor department stores at the Grand Traverse Mall - T.J. Maxx, Macy's, J.C. Penney, and Target. From there, guests can explore any of the four zones (A, B, C, and D), which feature stores in a number of categories. Some of the clothing stores at this mall include Abercrombie & Fitch, Hot Topic, Pacific Sun, Lane Bryant, Charlotte Russe, American Eagle Outfitters, and Aeropostale. There are also a number of jewelry stores found at the Grand Traverse Mall, as well as stores that sell shoes, electronics, toys, children's apparel, and items for the home. Shoppers at this mall can, in addition to visiting the stores, take advantage of the service-orientated shops at this mall, including the nail salons, hairstylists, accountants, eye care centers, cell phone providers, and photo development services.
Between the food court and the sit-down options, shoppers have over a dozen eating options. For quick meals and snacks, visitor's can try Mrs. Field's Cookies, Subway, Auntie Anne's Soft Pretzels, or one of the many fast food places. There are also more up-scale restaurants like Garfield's and the Jonathon B Pub.
One of the unique features of this mall is its carousel. Located in the food court, this antique ride is popular among both children and adults. Ride tokens only cost one dollar, and residents who frequently shop at the mall can purchase frequent rider tickets in order to earn free rides.
Even people who don't like to shop might find themselves at this location, as the Grand Traverse Mall has a fairly large move theatre. They have nine screens, with tickets costing a range of prices depending on the time of the movie and the age of the moviegoer. Typically, there are five to nine different movie options, and all of the theatres have disabled seating availability, as well as devices for those who need help hearing.
The Grand Traverse Mall has a number of programs that shoppers can join, include The Club, a free mailing list that sends members discount information and coupons, as well as has a monthly shopping spree prize. They also sell gift cards, get involved with local community organizations for sponsor events, and have fundraising programs for Michigan schools. To learn more about the mall and all of their programs, shoppers can call 231-922-0077.