When we’re looking to get some shopping done, we tend to hit up large stores and malls. But there are plenty of absolutely perfect gifts in shopping districts in small towns across Wisconsin. Support local businesses and head to these 10 Wisconsin towns.
1. Sturgeon Bay
Door County has many small towns with delightful shops, but don't overlook Sturgeon Bay. It has four shopping districts. There are everything from small chain stores to independent businesses.
2. Port Washington
Port Washington has loads of stores, with everything from imported pastas to fine soaps. There are also loads of boutiques that women will love.
Hudson might be your new place to do gift shopping. They have diverse shopping opportunities, from antique stores to a surf shop.
Besides being beautiful, this Great River Road town has a lot in the way of shopping. There are art stores, a quilt shop, and even a general store.
This town might be historic, but that doesn't mean its shopping opportunities are boring. There are loads of different shops, from antiques to galleries to boutiques.
Manitowoc has a super nice downtown area. There are shops with sporting equipment, souvenirs, and other collectibles, and so much more.
7. Richland Center
The birthplace of Frank Lloyd Wright, downtown Richland Center has some older buildings. But newer businesses have moved in, like a cheese shop and food co-op.
8. Lake Geneva
Downtown Lake Geneva is quaint. There are fudge and candy shops, as well as antiques, boutiques, and shops with all sorts of souvenirs.
9. Mineral Point
Downtown Mineral Point has loads of cute shops. There are candy shops for the kiddos, and there are loads of shops with home decor.
10. Chippewa Falls
Chippewa Falls has a nice downtown area off the riverfront. There are 50 downtown businesses at which to shop, eat or drink.