Shop Small in Mystic Country Last Updated: December 2021
Local businesses need our support more than ever these days, and we are lucky to have so many great ones in the Mystic Country. From clothing boutiques to cafes, and bookstores to general stores, shopping small has never been so big. As you finish up your holiday shopping this season, be sure to stop in some of these beloved small businesses and pick up a unique gift, a homemade treat, or just a little something for yourself!
From clothes to candles and home décor to handbags, Adore, this cute shop in downtown Mystic is a one stop shop for everyone on your list, including yourself! Look for the black and white awning and head on it for “worldly treasures for the home.”
Main Street Soap Emporium, Mystic
Main Street Soap Emporium, a downtown boutique on Main Street in Mystic is the perfect stop for scented delights for all your bath and body needs. Their candles, soaps, lotions, potions, and other goodies all smell amazing, with many locally sourced and handmade products. Stop in for all your gifting and self-care needs!
The Little Shop in the Woods, North Stonington
If antiques and vintages are what you’re after, then a stop The Little Shop in the Woods is a must. Treasures await you in the scenic town of North Stonington!
Fun Company, Stonington
Unique and luxury finds at wholesale prices, now that’s fun! Fun Company boutique located in Stonington has all your gifting needs, from toys and ornaments to fancy bath soaps, linens, handbags and much more.
Gumdrops and Lollipops, Niantic
As the name implies, this adorable little yellow house in Niantic, Gumdrops and Lollipops sells endless sweet treats, including candy, chocolates, homemade ice cream, cocoa and much more.
The Telegraph, New London
The Telegraph, a locally owned indie record shop in downtown New London boasts a large, well-curated collection of vinyl records, as well as “old school” cassettes, CD’s, DVD’s, and other musical memorabilia. There are also turntables, speakers, boom boxes, and other devices for your listening pleasure and an impressive collection of used books. It’s a music and book lovers paradise!
August & March Home, Putnam
You’ll want everything in this beautiful little store on Main Street in Putnam, August & March is filled with unique home décor and accessories. Their Christmas stock is amazing, but they have got stylish and seasonal home goods year around, including baskets, signs, candles, furniture, décor and much more. They were even featured in a recent Hallmark movie!
Skeeter’s Toybox, Putnam
You can’t visit Putnam and not stop in Skeeter's, especially around the holidays when you are bound to find the perfect gifts for all the littles on your list. Skeeters specializes in wooden toys, puzzles and books and carries many classic toys as well as fun and interesting novelty items.