Shopping

Shopping in Calaveras' picturesque small town boutiques is a thoroughly enjoyable experience. Whether you're looking for locally produced, original art and jewelry, handcrafted chocolates, home décor, foodie favorites, antiques, clothing and accessories, or geodes and minerals, we've got you covered.

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 Vino Metate tasting room. 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 Turner’s Western Wear with its large selection of cowboy hats, and other classic western gear. Check out the full retail listings for Angels Camp for more.

Stories in Stones: Russ & Pam Shoemaker | Jason B Smith

Russ and Pam Shoemaker in the store | Jason B Smith

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.

Shopping Fine Things, Arnold

Fine Things

Shopping: Copperopolis

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 Copperopolis Olive Oil Company where you can taste their locally grown and pressed olive oils before purchase, an 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 the cafe or one of the restaurants or enjoy an artisanal ice cream at Yummy Ha! Ha!

Shopping: Aly's Attic, Copperopolis

Aly’s Attic

Shopping: Murphys

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.

Jean & Jane Boutique | Murphys Shopping | Menka Belgal

Shopping in downtown Murphys | Menka Belgal

Shopping: More

There are some fun options in charming, historic Mokelumne Hill too. In San Andreas, you can find some great antique shops, and in Valley Springs, there are some interesting. eclectic finds.

Check out our full shopping recommendations Calaveras in our 2017 Holiday Shopping Guide.

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