American Girl store Washington DC And the countdown is on!! The American Girl store in Tyson’s Corner Center located just outside Washington DC in McLean, Virginia will open on Saturday, June 18, 2011 – that is exactly one week from today!! So, guess what is planned for us next week? Yep, a visit to the new store.

The American Girl store at Tyson’s Corner will feature the complete line of American Girl products from the historical character dolls to the contemporary line, plus Bitty Baby, the twins, outfits, accessories, book, clothes for girls that match the dolls’ outfits and more. It will also have the Doll Hair Salon, Creativi-tees boutique where you can create a tee for your doll and the Bistro.

If you are planning on going to the grand opening weekend, be prepared for craziness and long lines! The store will open at 9:00am on Saturday, but they anticipate a long line of girls and their families starting many hours before that! The Grand Opening festivities on Saturday and Sunday will include entertainment, free craft activities, doll drawings, and a free gift for all girls in attendance.

I will take plenty of pictures and will give you the inside scoop on the store!