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7 Best Shops Around Lake Winnipesaukee

Boutique on Lake WinnipesaukeeThere is an excellent selection of unique boutiques, country stores, outlet shops, home furnishing, and outdoor gear shops all around the Lakes Region in New Hampshire. You will enjoy tax-free shopping as you find the perfect rustic pool table, canoe, snowboard, fishing pole, boutique clothing, and brand-name outlet shopping treasures. Here are some of the best shops around Lake Winnipesaukee for your shopping pleasure. 


Gilford Country Store: When you are looking for unique gifts specific to the Lakes Region from local artisans stop by the Gilford Country Store. The store features NH made products, home décor, and candy. A framed lake map might just be the finishing touch needed for the guest room in your new lake house, and there are plenty to choose from. Perhaps you would like to commemorate your new home with a lively round of America’s favorite real estate board game. The store features a version specific to Lake Winnipesaukee, WinniOpoly. The game includes local favorite spots around the region. 


The Marketplace at Mill Falls: The shops and restaurants are open year round at Mill Falls in Meredith. You won’t be far from a great meal at the Lakehouse Grille, homemade soup at Waterfall Café, or a “Three Little Pigs” pizza-pie from Giuseppe’s while you stroll through the interesting shops at the marketplace. 

Great Northern Trading Company: This Mill Falls Marketplace shop features baby fashions from Patagonia and organic clothing for children from Hatley. 

Innisfree Bookshop: For your reading pleasure, stop by the Mill Falls Marketplace shop that has been providing the perfect book (when you know where to look) to discerning readers for 25 years. 

Cozy Cabin Rustics: Are you looking for the perfect pool table for your upscale rustic game room? This Mill Falls Marketplace shop is where you will find it. The store specializes in locally made furniture (from cedar, pine, birch, and barnboard). There is also a delightful selection of unique dining room sets, benches, and bedroom sets to choose from. 

The Tackle Shack: Camping supplies, fishing gear, and hunting gear are well stocked at this family owned store. The shop opened its doors in 2010. They understand getting outdoors is a great way to spend time with your children, so they are family friendly. The staff is very knowledgeable of the area and looks to cultivate responsible hunters and anglers in New Hampshire. 


Made on Earth: This charming little boutique in Wolfeboro has been treating locals and tourists to unique treasures with a strong focus on fair trade and social justice since 1993. You might discover the perfect dress, shoes, or jewelry lovingly created by an artisan from the worldwide community or find a book to enjoy by the fireplace after a day on the lake. You can relax at the coffee shop right next door and then get back to shopping. 

The team at Maxfield Real Estate is passionate about life in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire. We look forward to helping you find your perfect home and enjoy the wonderful lifestyle on Lake Winnipesaukee. Contact us today!

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