Santa’s sleigh isn’t going to fill itself. Get a head start on the holidays by heading to these three shopping destinations.
A river runs through the heart of this quaint getaway spot where eight parks dot the landscape beside a host of independently owned shops. Find a mix of city living and Old World aesthetics inside Hedges Designs, a small lifestyle boutique carrying a wide array of candles, vegan soaps, signs and stationery. yourhometownchagrinfalls.com
Medina’s Victorian public square gets a serious seasonal glow-up for the holidays with lights strung up between more than 40 salons, restaurants and shops. Swing by the Heart and Soul Gift Boutique for a collection of bags, charms and a gift basket bar before taking a trip through Castle Noel, an indoor Christmas wonderland. mainstreetmedina.com
There’s a lot to rediscover here, between the modern Beachcliff Market Square and the Old River storefronts boasting niche gift ideas. Scope out classic toys at Once Upon A Time, find extravagant Italian ceramics at Solari or stock your home cook’s shelves with a variety of extra-virgin olive oils at the Olive Scene: There’s something for everyone here. downtownriver.com