The tight-knit halls of The Village at Grand Traverse Commons are home to an eclectic array of shops—perfect for a boutique shopping blitz while touring Traverse City. Whether you’ve finished eating at one the Commons’ restaurants or want to wrap up your trekking the nearby trails with a brief shopping spree, this indoor marketplace (or Mercato, as it’s called) exudes charm through its wheat-colored brick walls and holds hidden, made-in-Michigan treasures around each turn. Below is a list of the shops at The Village at Grand Traverse Commons. The Mercato at the Village of Grand Traverse Commons is located in Building 50 at 830 Cottageview Drive in Traverse City, about 1.5 southwest of downtown.

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Fridrich Furs

A fur shop is not something you find everywhere. Fridrich Furs, owned by Michael Fridrich Henke, a third generation furrier, sells custom-made fur coats, vests, hats, and accessories.

Gallery Fifty

Representing 150 regional and North American artists, this gallery is home to eclectic art, ranging from jewelry to contemporary crafts and gifts. Gallery Fifty is also home to many art exhibitions. This is a great place for a beautiful souvenir from your Traverse City vacation.

Green Canopy

A one-stop shop for all your yoga-related needs. Pick-up some chai tea, books on yoga, yoga props, and much more after your morning workout.

Heather Anne’s

Located in the North Mercato next to B50 The Village Store, this sweet little shop offers “rustic and repurposed furnishings” and one-of-a-kind home décor finds.

High Five Threads

This is the place to find clothing to wear your love of Michigan on your sleeve (literally). High Five Threads has accessories and T-shirts for men, women, and kids. Their high-quality products make awesome gifts for all your Michigan-loving friends.

Photo by David Weidner.Joice Salon

A salon that doubles as a beauty store with advanced formula and professional skin care and salon hair products. You’ll find all the high-quality products you won’t find in chain stores.

Landmark Books

Landmark Books specializes in modern first editions, literature, and classics. They print the books no one else does, so if you’re looking for a rare book that you can’t find at a major bookstore, this is your place.

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Premier Floral Design & Gift Emporium

Selling beautiful, reasonably priced floral arrangements and a wide variety of home decor items that make for the perfect host gift.

Notably Natural Botanicals & Aromatherapy

This store sells everything natural—face and body products, aromatherapy products, hair care products, candles, and soaps. All products are free of chemicals, artificial fragrances, synthetic dyes, petroleum products, parabens, and sulfates.

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One of a Kind Cycle

This unique little bicycle boutique sells, rents, and repairs bicycles of all brands and styles, offering knowledgeable customer service and impassioned information on the sport and its equipment.

Pure Pilates

Around the corner on Grey Drive, Jennifer Cutler has relocated her Pure Pilates business. This fitness studio offers Stott-manufactured Pilates equipment along with more than 40 Pilates classes and semi-private sessions weekly.

Silver Fox Jewelry

Silver Fox Jewelry offers a sprawling array of sterling silver rings, bracelets, pendants, brooches, scarves, purses, and semi-precious gems. With reasonable prices and a wide variety of classic and statement jewelry and accessories, there’s something for every taste and price point.

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Photo(s) by Carly Paszek