Barstow, California is the shopper's
destination for discount bargains in brand names. With two outlets
located across the street from each other and shopping at Calico Ghost
Town, you will not leave empty-handed from Barstow, given enough time
and money to shop.
Barstow is located between Los Angeles
and Las Vegas and is an ideal Interstate Highway 15 road stop for
re-fueling your car, dining and shopping. Two outlets located in Barstow
at Lenwood Road exit are Factory Merchants Barstow and Tanger Outlet.
Located in Tanger Outlet is an official California Welcome Center with
maps, free magazines, brochures, a gift store and a person to answer
questions about your journey.
Town is an ideal place to shop in a unique
atmosphere. This themed attraction
includes an historic town with a train ride, cowboys, piano players,
shoot-outs and shopping with stores that sell leather goods, music CDs,
crafts, candles and more. There are restaurants, a museum and special
events throughout the year. Do not be surprised to discover many
languages spoken there. Foreign travelers are especially interested in
the Old West and find Calico Ghost Town one of their favorite places to
take pictures. Calico Ghost Town is located at the intersection of
Calico and Ghost Town Roads that exit Interstate 15 north of Barstow.
Route 66 Mother Road Museum is located in
the historic Casa del Desierto, Harvey House, in Barstow, California. The Museum
displays a collection of historic photographs and artifacts relating to Route 66
and the Mojave Desert communities. Displays include development of Route 66 from
its beginning along early pioneer trails, to its genesis during the construction
and popularity of railroads. Finally the automobile brought Route 66 to
maturity. The museum covers the history of this famous route immortalized in
songs & movies and in popular culture.
When rail passenger service was the preferred mode of transportation, Barstow
boasted a splendid complex called the "Casa del Desierto", House of the Desert.
Completed in 1911, Casa del Desierto included a train depot with a restaurant
and hotel included in this integrated property. Built by the Atchinson, Topeka,
and the Santa Fe Railway Company along its right-of-way and operated by the Fred
Harvey Company, this was one of four such properties in the United States known
as Harvey House(s). These predecessors to today's entertainment centers
established an unparalleled standard of service to the traveler. Route 66 Mother
Road Museum was dedicated on July 4, 2000. Address: 681 North First Ave,
Barstow, California. For information and hours, call: 760-255-1890.
Factory Merchants Barstow
is located at 2552 Mercantile Way, Lower Level Suite A, Barstow, CA
92311. Open seven days a week, you can call them at 760-253-7342. Stores
included in this discount outlet are listed below but are subject to
change. Always call first before going. Telephone: 760-253-7342.