Shopping in Northport, Michigan, feels a bit like you’ve been dropped into one of those storybook-darling ceramic villages. There are the winding streets lined with old storefronts and a wonderful gamut of turn-of-the-century architecture, and the marina and expansive Bay Front Park and beach on Lake Michigan provide a stunning backdrop. The really cool thing about Northport is that behind all that charm, there is seriously upscale taste that translates into fine galleries and retail boutiques. A Northern Michigan vacation is definitely made better by a browse through this downtown.

Here’s a look at what you can expect when shopping in Northport, Michigan:

Accessories & Apparel

Boutique by Mary Kent

114 Nagonaba St., 231.386.7639

Fun women’s clothing and accessories.


Waukazoo Tees

111 S. Waukazoo St., 231.386.7848

Northport clothing for the whole family.


Antiques & Art Galleries

Artistic Adventures

9711 E. Omena Rd., 231.271.6858

A stain glass studio.


Ceramic House

106 Mill St., 231.386.9809

This shop provides the pottery and you do the painting. Take home your handcrafted piece!


David Grath Fine Arts

106 Waukazoo St., 231.386.7209

David Grath, a long-established Leelanau painter, exhibits his own paintings in a quiet, serene small space. Enter through Dog Ears Books. 


Fifth Street Antiques

201 Mill St., 231.386.5421

A large collection of antiques.


Peninsula North Gallery

113 Nagonaba St., 231.432.0106

Featuring the works of various artists and art media such as photography, paintings, jewelry, sculptures and apparel.


Wright Gallery

210 Mill St., 231.386.5594

Represents contemporary abstract and representational artists — featuring solo and group exhibitions from June through October.



Dog Ears Used Books

106 Waukazoo St., 231.386.7209

New, used and rare books.



Michigan Lavender

9980 E. Johnson Rd., 231.386.9256

Lavender soaps, buds, hydrosol and body care products.


S&J Landscape and Nursery

950 N. Mill St., 231.386.7727

Annuals, perennials, shrubs, trees, decorative grasses, garden decor and home gardening supplies. Plus landscaping services such as retaining walls, patios, irrigation systems and lighting.


Food & Drink

Kamp Grounds Coffee & Creamery

201 N. Mill St., 231.386.7600

Coffee, tea and desserts.


Lelu Café

109 Nagonaba St., 231.386.1600
Coffee bar, live music, internet cafe and full-service restaurant.

Motovino Cellars

107 W. Nagonaba St., 231.342.6818

A wine-tasting room featuring its own label of wines as well as specialty foods, chocolates and cheeses.



Bells Of Christmas

11200 N. Mill St., 231.386.5909

Handmade wreaths, roping or garland and grave blankets.


Dolls & More

102 W. Nagonaba, 231.386.7303

Find the perfect doll or have yours repaired. The shop also carries yarn, quilting and rug making supplies.


Nature Gems Gift Shop

101 N. Mill St., 231.386.7826

Specializing in Petoskey stone art and jewelry.


Pennington Collection

102 Mill St., 231.386.9890

Gifts for the cottage, boaters, and visitors. The shop features Vera Bradley, Northport Tees, M22 gear, gift books, kid’s toys, ladies’ accessories, Thymes bath products and greeting cards.


Home Decor



110 Waukazoo St., 231.386.1600

An eclectic blend of antiques and architectural fragments, objet d’arte, fun things and jewelry.




North Shore Outfitters

119 Waukazoo St., 231.386.1222

Visit the vacation survival specialists for outdoor clothing and beach accessories; rent SUPs, bikes or kayaks for a fun adventure.