Shopping in Harbor Springs, Michigan, is a postcard-pretty experience. The four-block downtown is set between Little Traverse Bay and Victorian cottage mansions that line the bluff overlooking the bay. In this town, the chic boutiques and world-renown galleries are the attraction. The vibe is casual upscale; a little Euro, a bit preppy with plenty of the Northern Michigan kicked back attitude. Shopping in Harbor Springs complements a Northern Michigan vacation. Check out the video for a glimpse of the city and read below for a shopping directory:
Art Galleries & Antiques
207 State St., 231.526.6359
Fine handblown glass by Harry Boyer, who has close to 40 years of experience as a glassblower. Oil and watercolor paintings by Kathleen Boyer are also on display.
172 E. Main St., 231.526.3964
Offering original framed art, over 600 titles of nautical books, weather instruments, decor items and antiques.
160 E. Main St., 231.526.5889
Peruse an array of original oils, watercolors, pastels, sculpture, pottery and more.
201. E. Bay St., 231.526.2456
The gallery features the works of eight artists with pieces ranging from wood carvings and pottery to petoskey stone jewelry and HANNI necklaces.
6911 M-119, 231.526.1011
The gallery and shop of Mary Hramiec Hoffman’s oil paintings depict scenes of Northern Michigan.
175 Main St., 231.526.5377
Knox Galleries is one of the nation’s premier monumental bronze sculpture galleries. The gallery also features paintings and etchings from over 20 artists.
115 Franklin St., 231.242.0920
Wooden relief maps of Northern Michigan turned into art pieces.
220 State St., 231.526.9888
French antiques and home décor hand-selected from the countryside of France. Find armoires, tables, chairs, garden furniture, glassware and more.
188 E. Main St., 231.526.6750
The works of Pierre Bittar, a French Impressionist artist.
262 E. Main St., 203.722.7460
A selection of Scandinavian and French antiques.
241 E. Main St., 888.473.7647
Enjoy the work of Tim Cotterill, who is known worldwide for his bronze frog collectables. The gallery also features the sculptures of Brian Arthur, Chris Barela, Marty Goldstein and Richard Satava.
284 E. Third St., 231.526.2299
The gallery includes works in various mediums from over 20 artists.
200 N. State St., 231.526.1112
The oil paintings of Trisha Witty depict scenes from Northern Michigan and from her travels around the world.
A Cool Breeze
137 E. Bay St., 231.526.6100
Women’s contemporary clothing, accessories and resort wear.
228 E. Main St., 231.526.2665
Custom shirts, made-to-measure tailored clothing and alterations.
109 E. Main St., 231.526.2928
A boutique for women with brands such as Flynn Skye, Free People, Lucy Love and Cleobella.
161 State St., 231.526.6922
Comfortable resort wear for the family with brands like Gear and L.I.G. There is also a selection of local and Michigan-made apparel.
107 W. Main St., 231.526.6914
Casually elegant clothing and accessories for men, women and children.
153 E. Main St., 231.526.2621
Gear and clothing for making the most of the Northern Michigan outdoors.
106 E. Main St., 231.526.6658
Harbor Springs own indie bookshop. Browse their selection of contemporary literature, young adult and children’s books, cookbooks and a wide-range of nonfiction titles.
Food & Drink
245 E. Main St., 231.526.8628
The nationally renowned gourmet preserves company also offers granola, sauces, butter and pancakes and toppings.
5581 S. Lake Shore Dr., 231.526.3276
A variety of natural and organic foods and products. Visit their farm, cafe, winery and brewery.
262 E. Main St., 231.526.4050
Find everything you need for your Up-North kitchen from their array of cookware, barware, kitchen gadgets, cookbooks, pottery, specialty foods, aprons and spices.
267 S. Spring St., 231.526.6606
Each cookie weighs in at 3 ounces and is made with the finest pecans, walnuts, almonds, macadamia nuts and locally grown Northern Michigan dried cherries. Their chocolate chunks are hand cut from 10 lb. bars of creamy semi-sweet chocolate.
101 W. Main St., 231.526.0986
Satisfy your sweet tooth with their handmade ice cream, fudge, chocolates and candy.
592 E. Main St., 231.526.9690
Fresh flowers for weddings, events and everyday arrangements along with perennial, annual and container gardens.
692 E. Lake St., 231.526.2851
A wide assortment of annuals, perennials, shrubs and vegetables for many types of gardens.
8695 M-119, 231.439.9000
All of your gardening needs for every season.
Hobbies & Toys
108 E. Third St., 231.526.7152
Bikes and biking gear to hit Northern Michigan’s trails and back roads.
139 State St., 248.310.0978
Artisanal casual-luxe jewelry and accessories.
117 W. Main St., 231.526.9336
Handmade jewelry made with locally acquired stones and gemstones from around the world.
111 W. Bay St., 734.255.8805
Water inspired jewelry collections.
249 E. Main St., 231.526.5245
The studio and gallery of Douglas Allan Bacon featuring his jewelry and paintings.
115 W. Main St., 231.526.7500
Elizabeth Blair creates custom pieces based on your style and needs. Her pearls are hand-selected from around the world.
930 State St., 231.881.6649
Fine gold and sterling silver jewelry, jewelry appraisals and in-store jewelry repair and locally made porcupine quill boxes.
263 E. Main St., 231.526.3200
Custom designed, handcrafted jewelry.