Shop Local! Our Favorite Shops

Whether you get a thrill from carefully picking a gift for each special person in your life, or are filled with anxiety over
the prospect, here is a list of some of our favorite places to find something unique.


A mix of goods featuring some local artists, and fun things such as cooking accessories, clothing, jewelry, greeting cards, journals, purses, and more!

Hashnu Stones & Gems

Mark Oros and his team cut the most spectacular gemstones at his lapidary studio in Trumansburg. A very unique gift.



Ithaca’s Artisan Cooperative. Owned and operated by the local artists whose work is offered in the store, including jewellery, woodwork, pottery, fiber art and more! Can’t get more local than this.

Mockingbird Paperie

Calling all paper fans – notecards, wedding invitations, decorative paper, games, local artwork and more can be found at this sweet shop.

Alphabet Soup

You can’t forget the little ones in your life! Get all your children’s’ toys, books, and games here.

Buffalo Street Books

Another amazing community-owned business! Say it with books. Pick up books for all ages in a variety of genres.

The Outdoor Store

Offering general outdoor equipment and backpacking equipment, as well as a bike shop.

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