Ava and Outlets Tour

Costumes on exhibit in front of large pictures of Ava GardnerShe was one of the most beautiful women to ever work in Hollywood and she was born and raised in Johnston County.  Visit the Ava Gardner Museum that honors her life and career located in Smithfield, then shop for fashions at Carolina Premium Outlets and DeWayne's. Let Ava inspire you!

This makes a wonderful weekend trip for a group of friends -- check out the Girls Weekend hotel package, where everyone receives a gift bag upon check-in with chocolates, coupons for area attractions and dining.

Suggested Itinerary:

9:30am Ava Gardner Museum
11:00am DeWayne's
12:30pm Lunch at Golden Corral for groups
2:00pm Afternoon shopping at Carolina Premium Outlets
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