No trip to Washburn County is complete without checking out some of the local shops. From unique art galleries to antiques and everything in between, you’re sure to find some treasures in the area to remember your trip.

Arts in Hand Gallery – Located in downtown Spooner, Arts in Hand Gallery represents works of art from artists in a 13 county region. New in 2022, Arts in Hand has renovated their upstairs space and is offering hands-on art classes. Be sure to keep an eye on the calendar of events so you don’t miss out.

Corner of Fifth – This charming shop is located in downtown Shell Lake, just a short walk from the popular Shell Lake Beach. Offering a variety of gifts and cozy home décor, Corner of Fifth is quite the hidden gem. If you’re looking for great souvenirs of Shell Lake from your trip, it’s the perfect stop for you!

Downtown Spooner – The winner of the Best of WashCo: Best Shopping Experience is none other than Downtown Spooner. Whether you’re taking a walk on Walnut Street or exploring just around the corner, you’re going to find some of the best shopping in the area. From art galleries to antiques, gift shops to bakeries, the treasures in downtown Spooner are abundant. Be sure to pick up a copy of the Tin Ceiling Tour brochure to explore the original tin ceilings and learn some of the history behind the buildings downtown.

You can even venture off the beaten path while you’re here, because some of the coolest shops to visit are down our beautiful country roads. For a full list of the amazing shops to check out in the area, visit: