Sweet Shopping in Benzie & Manistee

One of the most notable traits of Northern Michigan is that our picturesque villages and towns are filled with unique shops, filled with one-of-a-kind and hand-picked items. Here are five picks that will for a fabulous shopping day trip. Just add lunch!

SUVI BOUTIQUE

A hip haven of funky accessories and designer duds, Suvi Boutique sports super chic labels like Billy Blues, Cordelia and Neesh, plus to-die-for girly wear from talented local artists. 419 River St., Manistee, 231-398-3200, SUVIBOUTIQUE.COM.

ALEX DOUCETT’S

Beyond the garden gates, climbing trellises and fanciful but tasteful yard ornaments, you’ll find sinfully downy bedding, in-house hardware like hooks and towel racks, and decorative must-haves galore. 385 River Street, Manistee, 231-398-9552.

MECCA

Every room in the electric blue, neon green and white hilltop house of Mecca is a fanciful world unto its own, filled to the gills with glittery baubles, offbeat art, lotions, potions, hand-made cake toppers, trinkets and anything that makes a lady swoon. 1084 Michigan Ave., Benzonia, 231-882-2583, MECCACRYSTALLAKE.COM.

BETSIE BAY FURNITURE

Beach cottage? Cozy cabin? Mission, Vintage, Up North casual? Whatever your style, you’ll find it as you wend your way through room-after-stunningly arranged room inside the sprawling two-story that is Betsie Bay Furniture. 311 Main St., Frankfort, 231-352-4202, BETSIEBAYFURNITURE.COM.

CRYSTAL CRATE AND CARGO

Cookware, cutlery, gadgets, spices, dressings, tableware, linens, servingware, decor, bath and body accessories, clothes, cleaning and organizing supplies, and more—if Martha Stewart lived Up North, she’d shop here. 262 South Benzie Blvd., Beulah, 231-882-5294,
CRYSTALCRATE.COM.

QUICK LINKS TO MORE FUN IN BENZIE COUNTY AND NORTHERN MICHIGAN’S WEST SHORE!

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