Shopping for Fine Crafts and Artisan Work

merrimackugg A very short drive to the north and west of Boston, the Merrimack Valley region is a historic and relaxing part of the state where you will find historic places like the Minute Man National Historical Park, outdoor sculpture at deCordova Sculpture Park, plenty of places to bike and walk, and really fun shopping. Towns of the region have one-of-a-kind assortments of book stores, clothing stores, and antique stores. Lowell is an epicenter of music, seasonal and ethnic festivals, which usually bring with them interesting vendors and shopping opportunities. Shopping is just one of the great things to do on a family vacation .
Lexington Visitor Center Gift Shop - Greater Merrimack Valley MA
Greater Merrimack Valley

61 Market Street, Unit 1C Lowell, MA, 01852 Phone: 978-459-6150

Extraordinary locations and out-of-the-ordinary items make for true one-of-a-kind shopping experiences

If shopping to you means seeking out items beyond the ordinary, then the artists and artisans of the Greater Merrimack Valley have several options for you to consider. At the Canal Street Antique Mall in Lawrence, 50-plus dealers offer unique furniture, collectibles, vintage clothing, hardware and more in an equally unique old mill building. At the Crafty Yankee in Lexington, choose from gorgeous Simon Pearce glassware, adorable baby clothing and other one-of-a-kind items. Visit the gift stores or online shops offering the finest handcrafted gifts and artwork at the New England Quilt Museum and the Brush Art Gallery & Studios. And mark your calendar for the Holiday Open Studios at the Western Avenue Studios in Lowell, this year on Dec. 3 and 10.