From designer clothes to tee-shirts, antiques to boutiques, small town shopping is an experience that supports local business here at a higher latitude.


Where else would you start your shopping adventures? Pin 7803 Crystal Drive, Suite B on your shopping map. You’ve got to go shopping with a friend!

Grace & Laurel

(previously Crystal Crate and Cargo) provides trendy home goods for your perusal. With everything from pet merchandise to bath and body, Grace and Laurel will surely have something for everyone.

254 South

If you are looking for something out of the ordinary, you will find it here. Only open in-season, 254 South is a little bit of artsy, offering one-of-a-kind items, handmade and repurposed items ranging from jewelry to home goods. Maybe a little unique vessel for some stash or a treasure from a local artisan.

Unearthed LLC

This place rocks! Literally. In the calming atmosphere at Unearthed, you can browse the many different types of unearthed stones incorporated into jewelry or even some home decor that would serve as a conversation piece for your home.

Black Horse Antiques

If you are in the mood for treasure hunting, Black Horse Antiques is the perfect place for you. Perhaps you run across the set of orange juice glasses that Grandma used to have, or a toy your uncle would never let you play with. You don’t know what memories will run across unless you stop in!


801 North State Street is the place to start! Shop here first and take us along! We’ll never tell you those jeans make you look fat.

Quinn’s Music Store

Whatever instrument you’re looking for, you are likely to find it here. Quinn’s even offers rentals, so if you were looking to play the guitar around an open fire on your Northern Latitude Adventure, you can rent one here. Don’t know how to play? Quinn’s offers lessons. Or, did you bring a guitar and accidentally sit on it instead of a log? No worries, they repair instruments too.

Kilwins Old Pioneer Store

Kilwin’s is two stores in one. Yes, you can get your sought-after Kilwin’s chocolates or ice cream, then, step into the merchandise store and wander through the charming ‘only here’ type of finds.


Girls! Looking for an outfit to take home and tell your friends you got it on your Higher Latitude Adventures? Here you go. Maybe get a Lakegirl sweatshirt or hat. Whatever your size, Serendipity’s got you covered – from head to toe! Guys – you can hang outside with your Kilwin’s ice cream, or head on over to Dunegrass!


115 North Mitchell Suite B. What’s better than starting at Dunegrass? Nothing we can think of. Get on down to Mitchell Street and say ‘high’.

Something Personal

From tie-dye to glass hand pipes, or maybe some body jewelry, you’ll find it at Something Personal. This is a great place to find a Northern Latitude stash box or tin. Just make sure you get one big enough for your Dunegrass!

Blue in the Face

Accessories and fun gifts for those interested in legal majijuana use. Be prepared to have a chuckle at some of the branded items and seriously consider one of the many, unique glass items for your Dunegrass consumption.

Blossom Boutique

Hey, a girl’s got to look cute on a Higher Latitude Adventure! Blossom Boutique offers fun and youthful clothes perfect for any occasion.

Blue Bench Company

This would be the place to pick up some eclectic items for the house or just the perfect gift for a person that’s hard to buy for.

Old Spud Warehouse

A unique selection of everything from clothing to furniture and everything in between, a fun and special shopping experience in an antique farmer’s potato co-op warehouse in downtown Gaylord.

White Birch Outfitters

Your outdoor-wear and ski and snowboard gear shop in downtown Gaylord. Clothing and accessories for all seasons, stickers for your car and a real staple in the winter sports community!

45th Parallel

A self-branded men’s, women’s and youth clothing store that promotes life at the 45th parallel, smack dab in the middle of the equator and the North Pole. 45th Parallel, celebrating life at a higher latitude!

Alpine Chocolat Haus

Tasty local creations artfully constructed by their very own Chocolatmeister. Alpine Chocolat Haus has the perfect morsel to satisfy every chocolate lover, and you can discover different popcorn varieties too. Are you daring enough to try Ghost Pepper Caramel Corn? Shop in good conscience from a Chocolatier that spreads goodwill through various local programs.


28 Arthur Street – Make this your first stop before you shop.

Surroundings Inc

A cigar shop for a different type of smoke. Surrounding sells glass pipes for Dunegrass enthusiasts, and jewelry and home decor items. There is a ton of variety here, and even a cigar lounge!

Port City Emporium

A local marketplace with over 47 artists, from paintings to craft soap to candy, Port City Emporium offers an artisan collection of the local community and beyond.

The Outpost

Stop in for a hot cup of coffee or tea and browse the selection of attire for taking a walk through the woods or tooling about town.


A boutique of the most unique kind! From home decor to antiques, women’s clothing and accessories, Revival will make something to find easy!

Marquette Farmers Market

Supports local farmers, growers, and artisans; makes available wholesome, quality food and goods, and provides a festive marketplace that benefits the Marquette Community.

Lakeshore Depot

Lakeshore Depot is a hybrid between a farmer’s market and grocery store, offering local produce and foods from local growers and producers. In addition to local produce, you can find baked goods, sodas, sauces, pickles, meat, eggs and honey. With an emphasis on keeping it local, Lakeshore Depot only sources items from the nearest proximity of the midwest region. Dunegrass is only 1&½ miles from Lakeshore Depot just down the multi use path that provides amazing views of Marquette’s lower harbor!

Blue Vase Books

Blue Vase Books, LLC is a dynamic and rapidly growing used book seller in beautiful Northern Michigan.​ To date, Blue Vase Books has provided thousands of pounds of books to those in need, both in our local community and around the world, employed twenty-five members of our community, and diverted millions pounds of books from being dumped in our landfills. (231) 276-3338 – 2048 M-137 Interlochen, MI 49643. Learn More →