See complete listings of all the boutique shopping available in Calaveras and beyond. For more information on retail available in individual towns, read on…
Shopping: Angels Camp
Angels Camp’s classic Old West architecture in historic downtown makes for a pleasurable strolling shopping experience, where you can also take a break at the bakery, one of the restaurants, or the iconic Turners Wild West with its large selections of cowboy hats, boots, and all kinds of beautiful western gear. Some of our favorite shops here include Stories in Stones with its huge supply of beautiful minerals, geodes, fossils and Native American decorative items. For the rock hound in your group, this is a must-visit. You’ll also want to stop in at Crafty Chicks – home of The Crafty Chicks Road Show – for a one-of-a-kind gift for you or someone you love. Check out the full retail listings for Angels Camp for more.
Shopping: Arnold Area
There are some great shops scattered around the Arnold Area including The Outhouse Collection with its beautiful collection of home décor, gourmet items, housewares, jewelry, cards and children’s toys. Timeless Home Gallery is filled with locally crafted functional and artful home décor including furniture, pottery, glasswork. Fine Things is one of those boutique gift shops that you could browse for hours trying to limit yourself to just two items… this one’s tough. Check it out and you’ll see. Arnold, as the gateway to High Sierra adventure is also home to sports and sports outfitting shops including SNAC – with all the top snow-sport and water-sport equipment including rentals, and Ebbetts Pass Sporting Goods, specializing in fishing.
Copperopolis town square was built for shopping – with its center park and gazebo, surrounded by shops, restaurants and tasting rooms… it’s a shopper’s delight. Here, you’ll find The Tipsy Frog featuring local, regional and international wines, Wild Roses for beautiful, unique gifts, Town Hall art gallery that also offers art classes, home décor, games, apparel and gifts. When your feet are aching from all your shopping, you can stop in at Baldi’s Cafe or one of the restaurants or enjoy a coffee or ice cream at Copper’s Java House.
Murphys might just offer one of the best small town shopping experiences in California. Known best for its two-dozen wine tasting rooms all within strolling distance, Murphys actually has more boutique shops. And the range of items you can find here is just too numerous to list. As the culinary center of Calaveras, it’s no surprise you’ll find a spice shop and an olive oil and balsamic tasting room here. There’s also a kitchen shop with all the gadgets and goodies you need to create your best in the kitchen. There are locally created art and jewelry galleries, an independent book shop, needle-craft supplies, old fashioned toy store, apparel and accessories, even an antique bathroom fixtures shop. Come on out and see for yourself.
Shopping: Historic Downtown Mokelumne Hill
There are some fun options in charming, historic Mokelumne Hill too. Moke Hill Nuts and Candies, For Succ’s Sake, and Petroglyphe Art Gallery for a few choices.
Shopping: Valley Springs
Make sure to stop in to Olive Crush Farms where you can try local wine, olive oil, shop for gifts, and have lunch all in one stop!