If your visit to the area includes an afternoon (or more) of shopping, you’ll find local shops and malls have necessities and unique treats and one-of-a-kind treasures you’re looking for.
BassPro Shops, 10000 Bass Pro Boulevard, Rossford. 800-227-7776. The sights and sounds of the outdoors are brought indoors through museum-quality wildlife dioramas, huge murals and chandeliers depicting outdoor scenes, massive log and rock work, waterfalls and other water features, and aquariums stocked with native fish species.
Bench’s Greenhouse & Nursery, 18036 W. SR 105 in Elmore features home and garden items, plants, fountains, statuary and much more plus fresh fruits and vegetables. 419-862-3596. www.benchsgreenhouse.com.
Beeker’s General Store, 226 E. Front St., Pemberville, is the place to go for old-time candy and unique gifts. 419-287-3274 or visit www.beekersgeneralstore.com.
Bench Farms, at 9151 Jerusalem Rd., (SR 2) in Curtice features a greenhouse (April through October), roadside market (mid-July through October) and The Grainary gift shop (April through October). 419-836-9443 or www.benchfarms.com.
Candy Cane Christmas Shop, 22897 U.S. 20 Alt., Archbold. Seven rooms, 10,000 square feet in an old renovated school. 419-445-5828. www.candycanechristmas.com.
Chateau Tebeau Vineyard and Winery, 525 SR 635, Helena. Enjoy the fruits of owners Bob and Mary Tebeau’s labors, plus entertainment, food and special events. 419-638-5411 or www.chateautebeauwinery.com.
The Country Cupboard, 120 West Madison St., Gibsonburg. Country and primitive crafts and home décor. 419-637-3224.
Gladieux Do It Best Home Center, 5120 Navarre Ave., Oregon. Home and building supplies, and one of the area’s largest model train O and O-27 gauge dealers featuring Lionel, K-Line Atlas and other products. 419-693-0601 or www.gladieuxhomecenter.com.
Libbey Glass factory outlet at The Erie Street Market, 205 S. Erie St., Toledo. Open year-round. Call 419-254-5000.
Johlin Century Winery, 3935 Corduroy Road, Oregon was founded in 1870 by Jacob M. Johlin. Currently, 12 types of wine are produced and bottled annually. No tours. Closed Sunday. 419-693-6288 or www.johlincenturywinery.com.
Levis Commons, at the juncture of SR 25 and I-475, Perrysburg. Featuring fashion and accessories, children’s apparel and toys, books, jewelry, home furnishings and personal services. www.shopleviscommons.com.
Mantiques, 341 Rice St., Elmore. Featuring a wide array of items including rare currency, men’s vintage clothing, artwork, WWII photos, sports memorabilia and more. 419-205-8734 or elmoremantiques.com.
Meijer, 1725 S. Wheeling St, Oregon. 419-697-2064 or www.meijer.com.
Neighborhood Resale Shop & Antique Mall, 104 Water St., Oak Harbor. 419-577-1066
Menards, 3100 Brown Rd., Oregon. 419-693-0799 or www.menards.com.
Mortise & Tenon Fine Amish Furniture, 105 W. Main St., Woodville offers Amish-made furniture, candles, art and more. 419-849-3412 or www.themortiseandtenon.com.
Novelties & Nostalgia, 330 W. Main St., Woodville. Handmade arts and crafts, antiques and treasures and teas.419-350-0720.
Once Upon A Tyme Antique Mall, 354 Rice St., Elmore. Two floors of quality antique furniture and collectibles. 419-862-3803.
Packer Creek Pottery, 103 E. 8th St., Genoa. One-of-a-kind, handmade, colorful Majolica pottery including vases, dinnerware, lamps, jewelry, and more. 419-855-3858 or visit www.packercreekpottery.com.
Pills `N Packages, 350 Rice St., Elmore, features health and beauty items, gifts and gourmet foods. 419-862-2982.
Primitive Cupboard, 224 W. Water St., Oak Harbor. Featuring cupboards, candles, baskets, birdfeeders, gifts and more. 419-898-0888.
Red, White and Brew, 368 Rice St., Elmore. Coffee, ice cream, pastries and other goodies are offered with friendly conversation. 419-862-2220 or rwbrewelmore.com.
Riverbank Antique Market, 140 E. Front St., Pemberville. Antiques and collectibles, used merchandise and more. 419-287-3373.
Sears, 3725 Williston Rd., Northwood. 419-698-5700.
Simple Gatherings, 18909 W. SR 51, Suite B, Elmore. Antiques, handmade candles, furniture, handmade dolls and wood crafts.
The Shops at Fallen Timbers, 3100 Main St., Suite 1599, Maumee. JC Penney, Dillard’s, Victoria’s Secret and more. 419-878-6255 or www.theshopsatfallentimbers.com.
The Summer Kitchens Interiors, 4702 W. US 6, Helena. 419-638-4205.
Thompson’s Land & Sea Shoppe, 6050 Navarre Ave., Oregon. A large array of nautical items, `50s and `60s memorabilia and more. 419-349-3343 or www.thompsonslandandsea.com.
Toledo Farmer’s Market, 525 Market St., Toledo, offers bushels full of homegrown vegetables and fruits plus homemade pies, coffeecakes and sweets, Located in the historic Downtown Warehouse District. Open April through November. 419-255-6765 or visit www.toledofarmersmarket.org.
Thyme for All Seasons, 22551 Walbridge Rd., Curtice. Antiques, Primitive handmades, wreaths, jewelry and more. 419-304-7381.
A Variety of Shades, LLC, 1200 Oak Harbor Rd., Fremont. Interior design, gifts, flowers home accents and more. www.avareityofshades.com.
Westfield Franklin Park Mall, the area’s largest shopping mall features anchor stores Macy’s, Dillard’s and JC Penney plus more than 100 other specialty shops, an expanded food court and much more. 5001 Monroe St., Toledo. 419-473-3317.