Shopping in Ludington is a perfect way to complement your Northern Michigan vacation. Spend the day exploring eclectic art galleries and chic boutiques all within a short walk of the big lake. Stop for a bite to eat and try locally made goods and sweets, or relax for a while with a cup of coffee, before hitting the streets. Take it from us, you’re going to need your energy for this full day of shopping.

Art & Antiques

A.M. Galleries

115 W. Ludington Ave., 231.845.6648

A collection of artists and their work ranging from photos and paintings to glass art.

Golden Key Art Gallery

601 E. Ludington Ave., 231.843.7036

A fine arts gallery and gift shop.

Ludington Area Center for the Arts

107 S. Harrison St., 231.845.2787

The community arts organization offers exhibitions, art & craft fairs, classes and performances.

Ludington Gallery & Gifts

123 W. Ludington Ave., 231.510.1504

Features the creations of more than 50 Michigan artisans.

Red Door Gallery

310 W. Ludington Ave., 231.392.4709

A fine art gallery with 12 featured artists. The gallery also offers classes in a variety of mediums.

Todd & Brad Reed Photo Gallery

114 W. Ludington Ave., 231.843.0777

The gallery showcases the work of father-son photography team Todd and Brad Reed. The duo photographs Northern Michigan in all four seasons.


108 Threads

103 E. Ludington Ave., 231.480.4727

Their activewear selection includes brands like The North Face, Patagonia, LOLE, Horny Toad, Royal Robbins, Prana and more.

ABC Kidz

123 E. Ludington Ave., 231.843.3734

Children’s clothing, shoes, accessories and toys.

Big Fish

103 Ludington Ave., 231.425.3319

A custom T-shirt printing shop with kid’s, men’s and women’s clothing.

The Cedar Chest Consignment Shoppe

110 W. Ludington Ave., 231.845.7974

Men’s and women’s quality clothing and accessories at an affordable price.


109 E. Ludington Ave., 231.843.4321

Find the top trends in men’s and women’s apparel, shoes and accessories.

Monkey Business Custom Screen Printing & Design

111 N. Rath Ave., 231.239.2362

See your design on a t-shirt, sweatshirt, workwear and more.

On The Avenue Boutique & Tuxedos

111 E. Ludington Ave., 231.845.5760

Men’s and women’s clothing and shoes.

Provisions Sport Shop

112 W. Ludington Ave., 231.843.4150

Get activewear for the entire family before renting their kayaks, paddle boards, skis or snowshoes.

Purple Monkey Children’s Boutique

123 E. Ludington Ave., 231.843.3734

Offering children’s clothing, toys and more.

Shadz Sunglass Shoppe

409 W. Ludington Ave., 231.843.4117

Quality sunglasses, shades and sunglass accessories.


214 E. Ludington Ave., 231.843.1033

A large selection of resort wear and sweet treats.

Snyder’s Shoes

101 E. Ludington Ave., 231.845.6346

Men’s, women’s and children’s shoes, specialty socks and accessories.


Book Mark

201 S. Rath Ave., 231.843.2537

Stop in for coffee and a good read in the quaint downtown of Ludington.

The Windowsill Used & New Books

107 S. James St., 231.425.3421

You’ll find a large selection of fiction, non-fiction, graphic novels, classics, audiobooks and more at this local bookstore.


Beads and Blooms Florist

78 N. Jebavy Dr., 231.845.6537

An assortment of fresh flowers, artfully designed arrangements and same-day delivery to surrounding communities.

Buss Gardens

2879 W. Towneline Rd., 231.464.5833

Buss Gardens grows and sells plants that will grow in Northern Michigan including lilies, hostas and many different types of perennials. You can also stop by for a tour of the gardens created by owner Violet Buss.

Food & Drink

Best Choice Market

222 W. Ludington Ave., 231.843.6328

In addition to groceries, you’ll find artisan breads and sweets crafted in their in-house bakery along with delicious dips from the deli. Or stop in for Michigan cheeses, meats, wines and craft beers.

House of Flavors

402 W. Ludington Ave., 231.845.5785

The ’50s-style diner is full of history and retro decor including a vintage jukebox and famous Life Magazine cover. Enjoy specialty sandwiches, homemade soups, and some of the best homemade ice cream in the Midwest.


118 W. Ludington Ave., 231.845.5858

Treat yourself to homemade fudge, ice cream or other sweets.

Redolencia Coffee House

119 W. Ludington Ave., 231.425.4250

The arm chairs and cozy atmosphere invite you to stay a while and enjoy your coffee or tea.

The Evergreen Natural Foods Market

106 W. Ludington Ave., 231.843.1000

A natural food store that supports organic, non-GMO and gluten-free products. You’ll find locally farmed produce, milk, eggs and poultry along with vitamins, herbal supplements, fair trade clothing, gifts and jewelry.


Backstage Hobbies & Games

119 S. James St., 231.690.6867

Offering a large selection of board games, trading card games and video games.

Gordy’s Skate Company

104 W. Ludington Ave., 231.845.9100

Skate boards, surf boards, snowboards, inline skates and skate gear and accessories. Inside Gordy’s you’ll also find Ludington T-Shirt Factory offering custom shirt printing.

Instrumental Music and Sound

109 S. James St., 231.843.4411

A large selection of electric and acoustic guitars, percussion instruments, keyboards, music, PA systems and parts. The shop also offers private, one-on-one lessons for instruments and vocals.

Nautical Yarn

108 S. Rath Ave., 231.845.9868

This knitter’s heaven has every yarn from wool to cashmere along with books, magazines, patterns, kits, and accessories.

Textile & Lakeside Craft

224 W. Ludington Ave., 231.843.4308

Everything you need for a craft day including beads, cloth, yarn, wire and more.

Home Decor

The Curly Haired Girl

322 W. Ludington Ave., 231.233.6713

Repurposed furniture with a casual, comfy and elegant vibe.

Mattress Max & Home Furnishings

115 W. Ludington Ave., 636.866.6835

Quality bedding and home furnishings at an affordable price.

Specialty Shops

A Bride’s Time

516 S. James St., 231.843.2624

Wedding and bridesmaid dresses, tuxedo rentals and custom catering for your big day.

AGS Something Different

117 E. Ludington Ave., 231.480.4472

A hodgepodge of gift ideas including t-shirts, music, decals, clocks and figurines.

Spindrift Cyclesports

102 W. Ludington Ave., 231.425.4999

A full-service bike shop that sells, repairs and rents bikes of all types along with selling parts, accessories and clothing related to cycling.

Trailhead Bike Shop

216 W. Ludington Ave., 231.845.0545

A full-service bike, kayak and ski shop that also offers rentals.

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Photo(s) by Todd Reed, courtesy of House of Flavors