Shopping Petoskey is an experience far removed from the world of big box stores and malls. A Northern Michigan vacation simply isn’t complete until you’ve browsed the boutiques and galleries that line Mitchell, Lake and Howard Streets in downtown Petoskey. Plus you’re only minutes away from a shopping break along Little Traverse Bay in Bay Harbor. Here’s what you’ll find on a Petoskey shopping vacation.

Downtown Petoskey Shopping



52 Weekends

320 E. Lake St., 231.347.5250

Women’s clothing, accessories and gifts.

Bearcub Outfitters

321 E. Lake St., 231.439.9500

Get your entire family ready for any outdoor activity with top brand clothing, backpacks, sleeping bags, snowshoes and other gear.


209 Howard St., 231.487.0706

Stop in for the newest trends in women’s clothing and accessories, or visit their brow bar and makeup artists.

Boyne County Sports

1200 Bay View Rd., 231.439.4906

Carries a large selection of golf and tennis gear in the summer and skiing, snowboarding and snowshoeing equipment in the winter. Brands such as Patagonia, North Face, Lole, Kuhl and Burton can be found year round.


205 Howard St., 231.347.2999

Women’s designer clothing, shoes and accessories.

The Circus Shop

323 E. Mitchell St., 231.347.3433

Dressing the children of Petoskey for over 60 years.

Clothes Post

326 E. Mitchell St., 231.347.4562

Offering menswear and apparel along with tuxedo rentals, garment fitting and tailoring services.


332 E. Lake St., 231.347.6551

Guys and gals swim and sportswear.

Harbor Wear

319 E. Lake St., 231.347.2664

A variety of sportswear and Up North t-shirts and sweatshirts.


318 E. Lake St., 231.348.5890 

Women’s dresses, pants, skirts, and tops for every occasion.

It’s Always Good

208 Howard St., 231.348.4663

Life is Good apparel for men, women, youth and baby.

J.C. Penney

408 E. Mitchell St., 231.347.8197

Department store selling a wide selection of brand-name clothing, footwear, furniture and more.

J. Phillips

336 E. Lake St., 231.347.6131

Sophisticated women’s styles.

Lake Affect

209 Howard St., 231.347.5253 

Clothing, home decor, books and accessories that reflect living by the lake.

Momentum Outfitters

314 Howard St., 231.487.0415

Sports and lounge apparel for the entire family.


402 E. Lake St., 231.347.5830

Women’s fine, casual and business apparel.


400 Bay St., 231.439.9844

Women’s clothing and accessories in the latest styles and trends.


300 E Lake St., 231.347.7635

Modern and feminine apparel, accessories and home decor.

Art Galleries

Art Cats Gallery

308 Howard St., 231.622.8626

One-of-a-kind clay artwork by Louise Hopson along with the works of other featured Michigan artists.

Crooked Tree Arts Center

461 E. Mitchell St., 231.347.4337

Offering art exhibits, concerts, classes, lectures and special events.

Joie de Vie Antiques

1901 M-119, 231.347.1400

Find French decor and gifts for your home, friends and family.

Northern Michigan Artists Market

445 E. Mitchell St., 231.487.0000

A collection of pieces from more than 90 Northern Michigan artists.

Stafford’s Gallery of Art & History

410 Rose St., 231.347.0142

The gallery features watercolors, oils, sculptures, jewelry and other artwork by Michigan artists along with a collection of antiques, historical photos and artifacts.

Ward & Eis Gallery

315 E Lake St., 231.347.2750

Native American designed jewelry along with leather bags, belts and clothing.


Horizon Books

319 E. Mitchell St., 231.347.2590

Drop in to find a good read or stay for a while at the coffee bar. Free wifi is available.

McLean & Eakin Booksellers

307 E. Lake St., 231.347.1180

Offering a large selection of local favorites and new titles.



417 Howard St., 231.675.9017

Floral design services for your wedding or special event.

Flowers From Sky’s The Limit

413 Michigan St., 231.347.7770

Family owned florist shop.

Monarch Garden and Floral Design

317 E. Mitchell St., 231.347.7449

Florist and gift shop delivering fresh flowers to Petoskey, Bay Harbor, Harbor Springs and Charlevoix.

Food & Drink 

American Spoon Foods: The Store

411 E. Lake St., 231.347.1739

The original store and kitchen of the nationally-acclaimed fruit preserve company.

American Spoon Foods: The Cafe

413 E. Lake St., 231.347.7004

Try some of the area’s best produce and American Spoon favorites at their cafe located right next to the shop.

Fustini’s Oils and Vinegars

206 E. Howard St., 231.758.3575

Come taste fresh oils and balsamic vinegars from around the world.

Grain Train Natural Foods Market

220 E. Mitchell St., 231.347.2381

Local and organic foods and products.  


316 Howard St., 231.347.2645

Try Kilwins’ homemade chocolate, fudge and ice cream.

Kilwins Chocolate Kitchen

1050 Bay View Rd., 231.347.7112 

Go see how Kilwins makes their truffles, fine chocolates, caramel, brittles and other confections.

Mackinaw Trail Winery & Petoskey Tasting Room

3423 US Hwy. 131, .231.487.1910

Visit one of the most awarded and recognized wineries in Michigan.

200 Howard St., 231.487.0075

Try Mackinaw Trail Winery’s handcrafted wine in their downtown tasting room.

Murdick’s Fudge

311 Howard St., 231.347.7551

Try some of their homemade fudge, caramel corn, peanut brittle, taffy and ice cream.

Spice Merchants

304 East Lake St., 231.881.9028

Look like a genius in the kitchen with their spices, herbs, sugars, and extracts.

Symons General Store

401 E. Lake St., 231.347.2438

Gourmet food products, large wine selection and fresh baked goods.

Hobbies, Crafts & Toys

Cynthia’s Too

320 E. Mitchell St., 231.439.9221

Offering a large selection of yarn, knitting classes for all skill levels and open knit gatherings.

Northern Michigan Rare Coins

415 Howard St., 231.347.7330

Buy or sell gold, silver and jewelry.

The Rocking Horse Toy Company

201 Howard St., 231.347.0306

Unique toys for all ages.

Home Decor

Ciao Bella! Garden and Home

409 E. Lake St., 231.622.4105

Home decor, patio furniture, outdoor kitchens and interior design services.


216 Howard St., 231.347.0341

Home accents, kitchenware and specialty gifts.


210 Howard St., 231.347.3982

Fine linens, sleepwear and gifts.

Grandpa Shorter’s

301 E. Lake St., 231.347.2603

A large selection of home goods and gifts.

J.W. Shorter & Son Mercantile

311 E. Lake St., 231.347.6540

Offering fine linens and accessories for your home.

Lake Street Design Studio

404 E. Lake St., 231.348.1824

Interior design products including furniture, carpet and lighting along with services such as room redesign and decor consulting.

The Quiet Moose & Compass Interiors

2666 Charlevoix Ave., 231.348.5353

Interior design services specializing in cottage, rustic cabin, relaxed contemporary and classic traditional interiors.

Reid Furniture

307 E. Mitchell St., 231.347.2942

Offering a wide selection of home furnishings, in-home design service and free regional delivery.

Trapper’s Cabin

301 E. Lake St., 231.347.2603

An assortment of accessories and décor for the Up North cabin look.


Arlington Jewelry

306 E. Lake St., 231.347.7200

Custom jewelry design, resizing, engraving, jewelry repair and restoration.

Baker Metal Works

310 Howard St., 231.348.7034

Handmade jewelry inspired by Northern Michigan.

Dittmar’s Timepieces

313 Petoskey St., 231.347.0207

Fine watches, clocks and gifts.

Linda Michaels of Petoskey

313 E. Lake St., 231.347.0261

Petoskey stone, quill and turquoise jewelry.

Morning Star Petoskey Stone Jewelry

210 Petoskey St., 231.347.3688

A large selection of Petoskey stone jewelry, custom jewelry design and jewelry repair.

Reusch Jewelers

427 E. Mitchell St., 231.347.2403

Find a custom piece of fine jewelry or have your own pieces appraised or repaired.


Dave’s Boot Shop & Russell’s Shoes

403 E. Lake St., 231.347.1941

Shoes, boots and sandals that stand up to the Northern Michigan lifestyle.

Northern Sole Footwear & Apparel

324 E. Lake St., 231.753.2005

Shoes for all occasions.

Robert Frost Fine Footwear

305 E. Lake St., 866.515.5463

Footwear, apparel, outerwear and accessories for men and women.

Specialty Shops

b.may bags

1922 Petoskey St., 231.622.4908

A collection of handbags and accessories handmade in Northern Michigan.


326 E. Lake St., 231.348.0849

A children’s boutique and toy store with clothing, games, furniture and accessories for all ages.


210 Howard St., 231.347.3982

Fine linens, sleepwear and gifts.

Pete’s Pipe & Tobacco

305 E. Mitchell St., 231.347.3322

Premium tobaccos, electronic cigarettes and vapor supplies.

Sunglass Shoppe

325 E. Lake St., 231.348.4730

Handcrafted eyewear collections from around the world.

Bay Harbor Shopping

Bay Harbor

Though many amenities of Bay Harbor, a bayfront resort community near Petoskey, are exclusive to its residents, the downtown strip—home to boutiques, galleries and restaurants—is always open to the public.



4233 Main St., 231.348.0849

A boutique and toy store for children of all ages.

J. Phillips

4208 Main St., 231.758.3450 

Feminine and classic clothing for women.


4196 Main St., 231.753.2323

Women’s clothing with a casual elegance.

Mettlers American Mercantile

4176 Main St., 231.622.8963

Timeless clothing and home goods, including hand-tooled leather accessories and smartly-curated vintage pieces.


801 Front St., 231.439.2740

A wide variety of resort wear, footwear, nautical gifts and accessories. You’ll find everything you need for a day on the water.

Sky Iris

4234 Main St., 231.487.0805

Home goods, accents and gifts influenced by coastal and bohemian styles.

Food & Drink

Galley Gourmet

4181 Main St., 231.439.2665

Foodie favorites like specialty jams, sauces, and fine wines, plus a deli in the back.

KNOT…Just a Bar

820 Front St., 231.439.2770

Accessible by land and sea, the bar offers a casual spot for a family dinner or a night with friends.


795 Front St., 231.347.1717 

A modern twist on traditional American fare.

The Original Pancake House

4165 Main St., 231.439.9989

Try their signature apple pancakes or stop in for an omelet, waffles or crepes.

The Stained Cup Coffee Company

4213 Main St., 231.242.4525

This local favorite offers espresso drinks, coffee, homemade baked goods, soup and other lunch and breakfast items.

While you’re planning your vacation, watch this MyNorth video to get a taste of shopping Petoskey and more travel ideas.

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Article contributors: Carly Simpson

Photo(s) by Matt Carssimi