Downtown districts invite exploration with a variety of independent retailers that specialize in candles, chocolate, pottery, home décor, international imports, jewelry, and more. Discover art galleries in Marblehead, antique shops in Milan, or find it all in a refurbished 1800’s barn at the Shops at Sawmill Creek in Huron.
Experience unique Lake Erie Shores & Islands shopping where you can purchase anything from clothing, candy, art, or wine! These establishments offer high quality items with a personal touch.
CUTE: Decidedly Different
This cozy coffee, tea, and gift shop offers Vera Bradley handbags and accessories, beach glass jewelry, PILGRIM jewelry, Lindsay Phillips SwitchFlops, MudPie, and baby items.
CANDY: Brummer’s Chocolates
Candy makers since 1904, this favorite shop features homemade chocolates, candies, a large selection of sugar-free treats, many gift items, and a large selection of Polish pottery.
This wonderful market, surrounded by fragrant orchards, offers homegrown fruits and vegetables in-season, as well as other complimentary gifts and food products, including their own award-winning wines.
FANCIFUL: Sawmill Creek Shops
Browse in this restored 1800’s barn offering a variety of upscale men’s and women’s clothing, home accessories, gifts, and gourmet food items.
ARTISANAL: Great Lakes Fibers
Shop here for hand-painted alpaca yarn, artisan scarves, shawls, socks, rugs, and much more. Watch the alpacas and llamas graze and see the studio where their fiber is transformed into wearable art.
GLASS: Ferguson Gallery & Studio
A must see destination location. The gallery’s four showrooms are filled with glass art creations, jewelry, oil paintings, antiques, and much more. Features glass blowing and cutting demonstrations on-site.
THIS N’ THAT: Christi’s Just for Ewe
Sample your way through these unique shops. Try on wonderful jewelry, apparel, and shoes; taste gourmet goodies, including homemade fudge, soups, teas, and coffees. Try your hand at knitting, crocheting, spinning, or weaving in the beautiful yarn shop. Take classes in the Art Class Retreat.
Find a large selection of cheese (including imports), meats, wines, smoked fish, homemade mustard, and homemade fudge. Family-owned and operated since 1949.
YUMMY: Tre Sorrelle Cioccolato
Enjoy premium chocolates made by hand in an on-site professional kitchen. Ingredients are sourced locally when possible, with no added preservatives. This is what “fresh” tastes like.
SAVORY: The Kitchen’s Bounty
The Kitchen’s Bounty is your culinary companion in creating fine-dining occasions in the comfort of your own home. Use four-star recipes and menus, cooking products, and inspiration as your road map and then drive it home to delicious.
NAUTY: Captain John’s Nauticals
Specializing in maritime artifacts and nautical treasures, Captain John’s carries nautical-themed novelties made out of wood and brass, a variety of antiques, wood carvings, furniture, and one-of-a-kind Great Lakes Ore Carrier models. This unique downtown shop has merchandise any sailor would jump ship for.
ART: Brick Gallery
This gallery features over 35+ artists from the Shores & Islands and beyond. With everything from clothing, glassware, furniture, greeting cards, photography, drawings, and jewelry, this unique store has something for everyone.
Your Lake Erie Shores & Islands shopping adventure begins at SHORESandISLANDS.com. Request a travel planner, build an itinerary, download a Shore Savings Card, and search for lodging packages while exploring all that Ohio’s Lake Erie Shores & Islands has in store for your visit this fall.