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 Shopping, Dining & Art Experiences
  Treat Yourself
to Unique Shopping and Dining
      Garrett County is a shopper’s delight. Homegrown shops will help you solve every holiday gift dilemma, choose gifts for friends, discover antique treasures and
treat yourself to handmade goodies. Need to refuel? Garrett County has plenty to offer foodies. American cuisine is a fixture on many local menus, but you’ll also find Italian, Mexican, French and German fare.
For that perfect Deep Creek Lake souvenir, take a look at Bear Creek Traders (
in the Market Square Shopping Center in McHenry. While in
the neighborhood, stop at Tru South ( member/tru-south-inc-dba-dcl- outfitters-28838), an outdoor recreation store that carries many name brands in the ski and water- sport industry.
For a great selection of
Amish furniture, head to Schrock’s Country Store (, just south of Oakland. You’ll also find gluten-free and organic foods, along with delicious pastries and deli sandwiches on homemade bread.
Schoolhouse Earth ( has
a year-round Christmas room but that is just the beginning. This Friendsville fixture’s unique shopping experience includes a petting zoo and daily food samples, as well as gifts for every occasion and taste. Visit
Schoolhouse Earth’s sister store, Gourmet & More, in McHenry.
From there, take in Grantsville’s Hilltop Fruit Market (, well-known for its huge candy selection alongside fresh fruits and vegetables. Hilltop also operates The Farmers’ Market in Oakland. Some people know these two spots as Candyland.
Grant’s Mercantile (, housed in a 200-year-old barn, highlights regional artisans with gourmet, fashion and lifestyle products. Within walking distance is Penn Alps Restaurant and Craft Shop ( — a Garrett County staple for decades.
Oakland’s downtown is a must- stop for shoppers. Rudy’s Clothing ( carries all the specialty clothing brands you love, plus accessories from Brighton and Vera Bradley. Book Mark’et and Antiques Mezzanine (thebookmkt. com) is a great stop for children’s books and other literary finds, while Flipside Sounds (facebook.
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