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.
A Most Unusual Garden & Gift Shop and Mugg’s Tea Nook is located at 624 Main St. in Genoa. Unique garden gifts, gourmet teas and other specialty items abound. 419-855-7205.
BassPro Shops, 10000 Bass Pro Boulevard, Rossford. 419-891-3900. A retail store for outdoor gear and more. 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
Beeker’s General Store, located in downtown Pemberville at 226 E Front St has been around for more than 120 years. It 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 Road (SR 2) in Curtice features a greenhouse and The Grainary antique and gift shop, plus a farm market beginning in July. Seasonal, open April through October. 419-836-9443
Cheek’s Candles & Crafts, 302 Main St, Toledo features candles, warmers and various handmade and seasonal gift items. 419-698-5288.
The Country Cupboard, 121 B East Main St. in Woodville has country and primitive crafts and home décor. 419-849-3224
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
Glass Factory Outlets: Libbey Glass factory outlet at The Erie Street Market, 237 South 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 on Sunday. 419-693-6288.
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.
Mortise & Tenon, 105 W. Main St., Woodville offers Amish-made furniture, candles, art and more. 419-849-3412 or 1-877-857-2909.
Once Upon A Tyme Antique Mall, 354 Rice St. Antiques and much more. 419-862-3808.
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
Pills `N Packages, 364 Rice St., Elmore features gift items and great gourmet foods. 419-862-2982.
Red, White and Blue, Etc., 366 Rice St., Elmore. Locally made craft items are featured along with candles, furnishings, gifts and more, most with a red, white and blue theme. 419-862-2242
Red, White and Brew, 368 Rice St., Elmore. Coffee, ice cream, pastries and other goodies are offered with friendly conversation. 419-862-2220.
Riverbank Antique Market, 140 E. Front St., Pemberville. 419-287-3373
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.
Sisters at the Park Gift Shoppe, Weber Block Building, Front and Main Sts., Toledo. Gift items for all occasions. 419-250-9332.
Toledo Farmer’s Market offers bushels full of homegrown vegetables and fruits plus homemade pies, coffeecakes and sweets, Located in the historic Downtown Warehouse District, corner of Market and Huron Streets. Open April through November. 419-255-6765 or visit www.toledofarmersmarket.org.
Variety of Shades, LLC, 111 W. Madison, Gibsonburg. Interior design, gifts, flowers home accents and more. 419-367-7930.
Westfield Franklin Park Mall, the area’s largest shopping mall features anchor stores Marshall Fields, Dillard’s and JC Penney’s plus more than 100 other specialty shops, an expanded food court and much more. 5001 Monroe St., Toledo. 419-473-3317
Woodville Mall, on Woodville Road, Northwood features anchors stores The Andersons, Elder-Beerman and Sears with several more shops plus a four-screen theatre. Nearest mall to Maumee Bay State Park. 419-693-0581.