This is a list of some of the shops and unique attractions in Northwestern Minnesota.  They are listed alphabetically by city.  If you would like to be added or to revise a listing, please call our office at 1-800-646-2240 or e-mail  Jennifer.

Ada                                                                       Aunt Em's Attic


  417 W. Main St.

Ada                                                  Prairie Rose Garden & Gift


  703 E. Thorpe Ave.

Argyle                                                      St. Germain Creations


  34840 Hwy. 75 NW

  Many lines of dresses, including prom, bride, wedding party and

  first communion.  Some gowns are custom-made.  Tuxedos, formal

   shoes, purses, fine jewelry, hats, veils, alterations, embroidery and other occasion accessories are also available.

  Badger                                                                The Other Place


  1009 Hwy. 11 S

  Antiques and collectibles

Brooks                                                   Paradis Antiques & Gift


  102 Hwy 92 E

Crookston                                            Bridge Street Candle Co.


  1111 A St.

  Unique gifts & candles.  Candles made on location.

Crookston                                                         Crookston Floral


  115 North Broadway

  Fresh & silk flowers, antiques, collectibles, gifts and art gallery

  items including Terry Redlin art.  Scrapbooking and picture block photo mats.

  Crookston                                              Johnson's Picking Farm


  Highway 2 E

  North side of Highway 2 just east of town

  When Johnson's sign is uncovered, it's picking time!

Crookston                                         Knutson's Woodcraft Shop


  1512 S. Main

Crookston                                   Limited Addition at RiverView


  323 South Minnesota St.

  Gift shop carrying candles, pottery, crystal, pictures, linens, plushes

   and garden items.

Crookston                                    Maves Hallmark & Gift Store


  105 West 2nd St.

  Collectible items

Crookston                                  Mount St. Benedict Gift Shoppe


  620 Summit Ave.

  Turn off of County Road 11 by Summerfield Place

  Tucked away in the Mount St. Benedict Convent on Cathedral Hill. 

  Very reasonable religious gifts.

Crookston                                                  Munn's Jewelers, Inc.

  218-281-3408 or 800-500-3408

  109 North Broadway

  Jewelry store that has been in business for over seventy-five years

Crookston                                                             The Novel Cup


  Corner of Robert St. and Broadway

  Bookstore with specialty coffee

  Crookston                                                Widman's Candy Shop


  116 South Broadway

  The original Widman tradition of handmade quality candy spans

  four generations, originating in 1885 in Dubuque, IA with William

  Widman I. Four generations have allowed the Widman family to

  develop a special quality of product and unique use of ingredients, including our famous “Chocolate Covered Potato Chips”.     

                                                               Willow & Ivy


  123 S. Broadway

  Gifts of Distinction

East Grand Forks                                                           Cabela's


  210 DeMers Ave NW

  Downtown East Grand Forks

  60,000 square foot building featuring outdoor hunting and fishing

  equipment.  Cabela's - World's foremost Outfitter.  Features

  museum-quality animal displays, huge aquariums and trophy

  animals interacting in realistic re-creations of their natural habitats.

East Grand Forks                                              Flashbacks, Etc.


  223 Demers Ave.

  Across from Cabela's in downtown East Grand Forks.

  Flashback's Etc. features 50s stuff, Coca-Cola, old fashioned soda

  fountain, juke boxes, neon signs, gas pumps, collectibles and SW decor pottery and iron.

East Grand Forks                           Knick Knack Paddywhacks


  Demers Ave.

  In The Riverwalk Centre

  Many collectibles, cards and gifts

  East Grand Forks                                                 Quilter's Eden


  223 Demers Ave.

  Across from Cabela's in downtown East Grand Forks.

  Offering quality fabric and sewing machines and classes for

  beginners to advanced quilters. Quilter's Eden's longarm quilting

  services will put the finishing touches on your quilt.

Erskine                                                                    Elena's Place


  104 Vance Ave. S

  Russian Bakery

Fertile                                        Bergeson Nursery and Gardens


                                                                             Contact: Eric Bergeson

  4177 County Hwy 1

  SE of Fertile, in Norman County

  Self guided tours of large gardens planted yearly with a variety of

  annuals and perennials which thrive in our climate. Annually changing displays.

Fertile                                                                 Eats-N-Antiques


  202 N. Mill St.

  Burgers, beef dinners and a noon special

Fertile                                                                                Encore


  205 N. Mill St.

  Consignment store

Fertile                                                             Garden Hills Farm


  4334 330th Ave.

  * Seasonal

  Come pick berries at Garden Hills Farm.

  Fertile                                                        Lucken's Collectables


  115 N. Mill St.

  A very interesting shop with antiques and furniture.

Fertile                                      Willow Creek Bed and Breakfast


  14242 430th St. SE

  We invite you to join us at Willow Creek Bed and Breakfast and

  experience the hidden pleasures of bed and breakfast hospitality.

  This beautiful four square prairie home, built in 1918 for the Annie

  Johnson family, has been lovingly restored to it's original beauty inside and out. Antiques and collectibles are available for purchase.

Fosston                                              Nords Pharmacy and Gifts


  115 N. Johnson Ave.


  Exceptional gift selection

Greenbush                                      Dollar Depot & Flowers Too


  215 State Hwy. 11 E

Greenbush                                                 Greenbush Pharmacy


  152 Main St. N

  Gifts, tabletops, cards and home décor.  Full pharmacy.

Grygla                                             Grain Bin Café & Gift Shop


  119 E. State St.

  Hallock                                                                Bakken's Boots


                                                                              Contact: Rock Bakken

  103 N. Atlantic

  Boot and men's outdoor rugged wear store with an art gallery.  Rock

   Bakken is an artist who creates and sells wildlife drawings and prints.

Halstad                                                                    Flower Depot


  133 3rd Ave. W

  Flowers and arrangements

Halstad                                                             Noel's Super Valu


  104 3rd St. W

  Try their specialty ham loaf and meat loaf.  The only grocery store

   on Hwy. 75 between East Grand Forks and Moorhead.

Karlstad                                      Maggie's Bakery and Catering


  4844 120th St.

  Everythings homemade breads and sweets.

McIntosh                                                          McIntosh Bakery


  120 Cleveland Ave.

  Scrumptious breads, cookies and pastries.

McIntosh                                                      Neil's Quality Meats


  125 Cleveland Ave. SW


  Complete butcher shop, homemade sausages and more

  Mentor                                                                     Exotic Meats


  Mile marker 48 on Highway 2

  Pick from a variety of exotic processed meats, including Elk, Bison

Mentor                                                      Inn at Maple Crossing


                                                                Contact: Jim and Nan Thomasson

  14709 Maple Inn Road SE

  On Maple Lake

  16 room country inn featuring private baths, guest library, cozy

  sitting rooms, spacious lakeside porches, warm hospitality, and a

  hearty country breakfast.  Offer 19th century country inn style

  dining open to the public for lunch and dinner.  Call for reservations.

    Gift shop called "Recollections from the Inn" includes fine gifts and rare finds.

Middle River                                            Young's General Store


  155 Hill Ave. S

  "If they don't have it, you don't need it."  Groceries, clothing,

  hardware and many unique items.

Nielsville                                                      Grandma's Antiques


                                                                             Contact:  Diane Blasey

  213 Hwy 75 N.

  *Fri.-Sun. 12-6 p.m.

  Antique shop located on Hwy 75.

Oklee                                          Emily's Eclectics and Gift Shop


  106 Main St.

Oklee                                                         Oklee Quilting Supply


  128 S. Main

  Plummer                                     Two Fools Vineyard & Winery


                                                                          LeRoy and Carol Stumpf

  12501 240th Ave. SE

  Saturday and Sunday, Noon to 6:00 pm

  Minnesota's northern-most vineyard.  Featuring red, white, rose and

   specialty wines.  Tours, free tasting and a gift shop.  "A Hidden Treasure Worth The Visit."

Red Lake Falls                                             Of the Land Gallery

  218-253-4471, 218-253-4297

  117 Main St.

  Pottery and art made locally by artists.  Pieces are generally made

   from Red Lake Falls clay.  Gallery open by appointment.

Roseau                                       Annie's Trading Post Company

  218-463-5051 or 1-888-463-

  219 2nd St. NW

  Camping and cooking specialties, cast iron cookware, Red Wing

  crockery, snowshoes, fur hats, decorations, gifts & souvenirs. 

  Quality seafood & fish, fine cheeses and Minnesota food products:

Roseau                                                                             Aunt B's


  103 3rd St. NE

  Primitive, home décor and antiques.

Roseau                                                        Carol's Cedar Cellar


  111 3rd St. NE

  on Hwy 11

  Greenhouse, floral and gifts, Lang calendars, Camille Bechman

  lotion, Yankee candles, fine china, lace, up north items, quilts and numerous other gift items.

  Roseau                                                      Courthouse Commons

  216 Center St. W

  Historic courthouse building housing offices and a gourmet coffee

  shop with sandwiches.  Includes locally made art.

Roseau                                                            Inspiration Hollow


  101 Main Ave. S

  Books, new and used, games, candles, coffee, chimes.  Will do

Roseau                                                                   Kerri B & Co.


  107 Main Ave N

  Gourmet coffee shop, ice cream, fresh baked goods & gifts. Gifts

  include Foundations Angels, Willow Tree Figurines, The Thymes,

  Jim Shore figurines, Village Candles, diamonds & fine jewelry,

  Woodwick candles and diffusers, Citizen and Seiko watches, wildlife accessories and much more.

Roseau                                                         Mattson's Pharmacy


  111 Main Ave. S

  Gifts, tabletops, cards and home décor.  Full pharmacy.

Roseau                                                     Meg's Northern Lights


  304 Main Ave.

  Hand made candles and bath products.

Roseau                                                                      Quilt S'more


  209 2nd Ave. NE

  fabrics, quilt classes, patterns and more

Roseau                                                 Rentfrow Ridge Antiques


  30844 350th Ave

  4 Miles west of Roseau on Hwy 11

  Buying and selling antiques.  Red Wing, vintage telephones & repair parts.

  Roseau                                                               The Gift Gallery


  105 Main Ave. N

  Unique gifts for the entire family

St. Hilaire                                     Sharon's Heavenly Truffles &

                                                                                   Candies, Inc.


  215 South Broadway

  * 7 days a week by appointment *

Thief River Falls                                                      Annie's Attic

  213 E. 3rd. St

Thief River Falls                                Cold Country Scrapbooks


  221 Labree Ave. N

Thief River Falls                                 H.D. Floral Design Studio

  218-681-1400 or 800-804-4013

  119 3rd St. E

  Specializing in custom designed fresh & silk floral arrangements,

  unique gifts & collectibles, gourmet foods & coffee, books and

  innovative home décor.  "Attention to detail…Always"

Thief River Falls                                                      Kezar Music


  315 N. Duluth Ave.

  Instruments, sheet music, CD's, "Cup of Joez" expresso bar and a recording studio.

Thief River Falls                             Northern Lights Book Store


  208 Labree Ave. N

  Affordable used books, toys & treasures.

  Thief River Falls                                                            The Shed


  17526 State Highway 1 NE

  3.5 Miles East on State Hwy. 1

  Charming antique & collectible shop with Red Wing crocks, farm

  primitives & Memorabilia.  Open seasonally from May 15 - October 15

Thief River Falls                                   Thrifty White Pharmacy

  218-681-2932 or 800-570-3784

  201 N. Horace Ave.

  Thief River Falls' finest full-service drug store with decades of

  pharmaceutical care.  6000 sq. ft. gift showroom, 1-Hour Photo,

  passports and instant digital printing.

Thief River Falls                                                Time Well Spent


  113 2nd St. E

  Home décor, gourmet foods, gifts & cards, tea rooms.

Twin Valley                                                 Valley Fresh Bakery


  107 Main Ave. W

  * Mon-Fri 7am-5:30pm; Sat 8am-2pm

  Daily fresh baked bread, buns, rolls and doughnuts. Order cakes,

  pies & breads for your family events.

Warren                                                              Annabelle's Wish


  108 E. Johnson Ave.

  Women's clothing store with accessories and unique gifts.

  Warren                                              Northwest Minnesota Arts


                                                                             Contact: Mara Wittman

  115 South Main

  The Arts Council web site is filled with information on local arts

  organizations including performance theater and visual art galleries.

    The site also includes a directory of information on local artists

  who create original art that is for sale.  Some artists studio's are

  open to the public and are great places to visit while on vacation in

  our area.  Additional event listings and artists profiles are listed on and

Warroad                                                 Marvin's Home Center


  104 State Ave. N

  "More than a hardware store…we have everything you’d expect

  and thousands of items more."

Warroad                                         North Country Convenience


  Next to Streiff Sporting Goods

  Come try some of the finest butter & cream fudge in Northern Minnesota.

Warroad                                                   Streiff Sporting Goods


  34480 550th Ave.

  West of Warroad on Hwy 11

  Bait and tackle.  Fishing and hunting licensing, indoor archery range,

   full line of hunting and fishing supplies.  Access to hunting guides.








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