Make your list and check it twice—it’s holiday shopping season in the Badger State. Here’s a look at some of the top shopping options in Wisconsin.
Wisconsin’s Northwoods might be known for its natural beauty and abundant options for outdoor recreation, but visitors can also find some unique gifts in the local shops. In Minocqua, you’re sure to find something for everyone on your list, whether they love the outdoors (Coontail or Sallet’s Northwoods Outfitters), love spending time in the kitchen (Ruby’s Chef Shop) or have a sweet tooth (Minocqua Popcorn & Puffs). Rhinelander’s shopping options include apparel and accessories (Lattitudes), books and coffee (Briar House) and of course, Hodag gear (The Hodag Shop). Throughout Oneida County, you’ll also discover great shops, stores and boutiques—see a sortable list by destination and type of store here.
If you’re looking for hidden treasures, head to Marshfield in central Wisconsin. The city’s historic downtown district is home to several charming shops, including antique stores and places to pick up home décor, art and more. Music lovers—check out the new Good Day Sunshine Record Shop to find new releases or revisit old favorites. Learn more about Marshfield’s shopping options here.
In West Bend, shoppers can choose from a wide selection of local favorites and national retailers. Two downtown favorites include Savoring Thyme, a unique gift shop with home goods, clothing and more, and A Conversation Piece, which has everything you need to spruce up all the rooms of your house. Find more West Bend stores here.
Just south of Kenosha, bargain hunters can find discounts at Pleasant Prairie Premium Outlets, which boasts brand-name retailers like Banana Republic, Coach, J. Crew, Nike and more. If you’ve got a foodie on your holiday shopping list, stop at Kenosha-area favorites like the Mars Cheese Castle or Tenuta’s to pick up something special. Find more Kenosha shopping options here.
Downtown Madison is an iconic destination for dining, shopping and entertainment, boasting more than 300 establishments on State Street and beyond. You’ll find stores that cater to pretty much anyone on your list, from sports shops to art galleries to gift shops. Learn more here.