10 Amazing Outfitter Stores

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    Cabela's in Hamburg, PA

    Hamburg, PA is home to Cabela's largest retail space -- a whopping 250,000 square feet of outdoor equipment, animal displays, aquariums and attractions. You don't even have to spend money here to make it worth a visit, but if you are in the market for some new hunting or camping equipment, you'll find it here.

    Photo courtesy of Jason Riedy

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    LL Bean in Freeport, ME

    With its mix of coast, lakes and mountains, Maine has a little bit of everything when it comes to outdoor adventures, and in Freeport, you'll find the flagship LL Bean store, one of the state's biggest outdoor outfitters. The store stays open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week on Freeport's Main Street.

    Photo courtesy of Andy Grant

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    Alder Creek in Portland, OR

    For kayaking and canoeing gear, Alder Creek in Portland, OR is one of the best outfitters in the country. You can purchase new and used equipment or take lessons in kayaking, canoeing or standup paddleboarding. The store also leads guided tours to the San Juan Islands.

    Photo courtesy of John Trainor

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    Oyster Fine Bamboo Fly Rods in Blue Ridge, GA

    Dive deeper into the world of fly fishing with a trip to Oyster Fine Bamboo Fly Rods in downtown Blue Ridge, GA. This family-owned and operated shop offers customized bamboo fly rods, as well as rod-making classes taught by Bill Oyster, one of the most respected talents in the industry.

    Photo courtesy of Oyster Fine Bamboo Fly Rods

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    Bass Pro Shop in Islamorada, FL

    If you're a fan of fishing, then what better place to shop than in the sport fishing capital of the world, Islamorada in the Florida Keys. The Bass Pro Shop in Islamorada includes saltwater, freshwater and fly fishing departments, a rod repair shop, Everglades Aquarium and the famous Islamorada Fish Company and Market for a Father's Day dinner of fresh seafood.

    Photo courtesy of Bass Pro Shops

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    Orvis in Manchester, VT

    Aside from offering high-quality clothing and fly fishing products and apparel, Orvis understands that to enjoy nature, you have to protect it. When you shop at the flagship store in Manchester, VT or any other Orvis location, 5 percent of the company's pre-tax profits go toward conservation efforts.

    Photo courtesy of Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing

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    Ute Mountaineer in Aspen, CO

    The mountains surrounding Aspen, CO are an outdoor enthusiast's playground, and Ute Mountaineer carries a line of products catered to the types of activities on offer in the Rocky Mountains. The store carries a bit of everything but specializes in winter sports equipment and mountain climbing gear.

    Photo courtesy of Ute Mountaineer

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    Adventure 16 in San Diego, CA

    For outdoor sports in SoCal, you won't find a better outfitter than Adventure 16 in San Diego. Every product bearing the Adventure 16 label -- they specialize in backpacks -- comes with a lifetime guarantee, and the staff are always happy to offer recommendations for where to go on your next outdoor adventure.

    Photo courtesy of Steve Cyr

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    REI in Seattle, WA

    No matter what your outdoor interests are, REI probably has just what you need, especially at the massive flagship store in Seattle, WA. Within the store, you'll also find the Pinnacle Climbing Wall, a 65-foot climbing wall offering amazing views of the Seattle skyline.

    Photo courtesy of simone.brunozzi

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    Jans at Park Avenue in Park City, UT

    Whether you're gearing up for next winter's ski season or enjoying all that Park City has to offer in the summer, you can find almost any bit of outdoor gear you could possibly need at Jans flagship store near Main Street. After you've stocked up on gear, you can take classes in skiing, mountain biking or fly fishing, or go on a guided trip into Utah's great outdoors.

    Photo courtesy of Tristan


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