Coming Soon! The Guide to Antique & Thrift Stores – Coeur d’Alene, Hayden, Post Falls!
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There are hundreds of shopping opportunities in the retail and service center for North Idaho, the Coeur d’Alene area. In downtown Coeur d’Alene, stroll Sherman Avenue’s “lamp-post and cobblestone” main street where for generations family-owned stores like Everson’s Jewelry and and the Sports Cellar still thrive and trendy new shops and art galleries abound. The Plaza Shops, an upscale enclosed mall on Sherman between Second and Third Streets is also the site of book signings, fashion shows, concerts and art displays. From five-star dining and wine shops to brew pubs, specialty coffee houses, ethnic food and family fare, downtown is the place to be.
Downtown Coeur d’Alene Retailers
- Coeur d’Alene is a French name given to the Schee-Schu-Umsh Indians during early fur trading days describing their sharp trading practices. They were known to have hearts (coeur) as sharp as the point of an awl (alene). The premier souvenir of Coeur d’Alene, “Heart Like an Awl™” is an original Cheryl Burchell Goldsmiths design. Specializing in local gemstones and gifts, plus they deliver. 1524 Northwest Blvd, 676-1645. www.yourgoldsmith.com
- Coeur d’Alene Olive Oil Company has an extensive selection of olive oils, vinegars, hand stuffed olives and other artisan foods. Stop by to experience the tasting bar, and see why they were awarded Best Locally Produced Food Product. Ask about personalized glass etchings. 117 S. 4th Street, 765-0188. www.cdaoliveoil.com
- Celebrate your Irish Heritage. All Things Irish, at 315 Sherman Avenue, carries all the Irish and Celtic products you’ve come to expect, imported from Ireland and selected especially for their quality and appeal. 667-0131, www.all-thingsirish.com
- Downtown’s most comprehensive camera shop, Cameral Corral, features cameras, bags, tripods, filters, and even film in one convenient spot. They print sizes ranging from wallets to 24×36. Drop by or order online, they follow any instructions to get your photos just the way you like them. Weekdays 9-5:30 Saturday 10-4. Stop in and say “hi”! 515 E. Sherman Ave. 664-2420, www.cameracorral.com
- Marmalade Fresh Clothing is an inspiring place to shop for women’s clothing, accessories, and to discover the perfumery by Lollia. Explore their collection of dresses, blouses and jewelry. This boutique experience is charming and described by many as “one of a kind”. Go on by to see what all the hype is about. 117 S. 4th Street, 667-6967
- Since 1986, Coeur d’Alene Galleries has specialized in 19th and 20th century American Western, Wildlife, and Sporting Art. They feature original paintings, sculptures, limited edition giclees, and have a great library of rare art books. They are always seeking to buy or consign original works. 213 E. Sherman Avenue. www.cdagalleries.com, 667-7732.
- Located just north of Downtown, Paris Flea Market is a unique antique shop offering everything from furniture to home decor, garden art to gifts. They also carry yards of quality fabrics at wholesale prices. 1815 N. 4th Street, 659-3121.
- Johannes & Co. is Coeur d’Alene’s distinctive jeweler representing some of the nation’s top designers. They are Idaho’s only exclusive dealer of Harvey’s Seatbelt Bags. 406 Sherman Avenue, 664-3874.
- Impulse Home Decor & Women’s Accessories has a huge selection of lamps, clocks, chests, floral displays, picture frames and much more. There’s a great selection of purses, sun glasses, belts and accessories as well. Give them a visit at 116 N. 4th Street. www.impulsehomedecor.com
- If you love silver, you’ll love Super Silver located at 414 Sherman Avenue. They have thousands of sterling silver rings, chains, earrings, bracelets, toe rings and more. You can also find precious and semi-precious stone jewelry including Idaho opals and garnets. www.facebook.com/supersilvercda
North of Downtown…
At the west entrance to Coeur d’Alene, Northwest Blvd. takes shoppers to The Village at Riverstone with a 209,000 square foot Main Street center featuring full-service restaurants, a 14-screen cinema, services and apparel retailers. The centerpiece is built around a “Main Street” concept with pedestrian-friendly avenues, retail shops and restaurants on the first level with 122 residential units on the second and third stories.
The rapidly emerging mid-town Coeur d’Alene shopping district is home to eclectic shops, bakeries, pubs, fine dining and entertainment. A few blocks from downtown on north 4th Street, Safeway offers a full service grocery store. Further north, are Towne Center Mall (located at Appleway & Gov’t Way), Appleway Square and Sunset Mall anchored by major retailers such as Hastings Books and Big Lots in addtion to local services, specialty shopping and dining.
On Government Way, north of Appleway, major shopping is found at Costco, across the street from K-Mart and Office Depot. Further north on Government Way are an assortment of retailers and small malls with galleries, local crafts and coffee shops.
Silver Lake Mall (indoors at Hwy 95 and Hanley) has over 60 retail and food stores including major retailers JC Penneys, Macy’s and Sears. Also in the vicinity are several national favorites such as Target, Ross, T.J. Maxx, PetCo, Pier 1 Imports, Home Depot and Office Max to name just a few.
The rapid residential growth of Hayden is served by the over 40 shopping, dining and service stores in and around the Prairie Shopping Center at Hwy 95 and Prairie Avenue. On Government Way, the new Hayden Creek Plaza is visible by a beautiful multi-tiered water feature and rapidly filling storefronts including boutiques, salons, gourmet foods, and dining. North on Government Way is Hayden’s downtown district with a variety of small shops and eateries.
Near the Washington stateline, Post Falls is the site of the recently opened Cabela’s. Cabela’s features museum-quality displays of taxidermied wildlife, large aquariums, indoor mountains and archery ranges. Other attractions include a restaurant, gun library and travel service where customers can plan trips to anywhere in the world. Post Falls is also famous for the longest “Main Street” in America running west from Seltice Way through town past Highway 41 on the east. A WalMart Superstore, with a parking lot for RV overnighters, is surrounded by several new malls offering local boutique shopping and an assortment of dining and fast food options.
Touted as a “walking town,” Sandpoint offers some the region’s most varied shopping experiences. A quaint downtown area has dozens of unique galleries, restaurants, clothing and gift stores. The Cedar Street Bridge, built in 1906 and converted into a shopping promenade is also a tourist attraction. Nationally acclaimed clothier, Coldwater Creek, is headquartered in Sandpoint and features a storefront on 1st Street. The Litehouse Bleu Cheese Factory and Gifts, 2nd & Lake, offers tours of the creamery, free samples daily and always has great outlet specials.
- Indulge your sense of adventure at Great Stuff. Eclectic gifts, home décor, classic games, nautical items, and yard art are customer favorites. Visit the candy counter for the best chocolate in town. 313 N. First Avenue. 208-265-5060
- Zany Zebra is brimming with unique clothing and gifts. You won’t find the same old, same old in either category. You will find over 500 pairs of jeans in five of the coolest brands. And at prices you can’t beat. Hilarious cards, gurgle pots and lots more! Open 7 days. 317 N. First Avenue. www.zanyzebrastore.com
- Petal Talk resides inside a recycled 1940’s corner gas station. Fuel your senses with fabulous fresh flowers, unique and exotic plants and a diverse selection of clever gifts. 120 W. Cedar Street. 208-265-7900 toll free 888-391-3033. www.petaltalk.com
- Zandoozles Toys is a must-see for kids of all ages! You’ll find quality wood toys, puzzles, a veritable zoo of cuddly animals, games, activity kits perfect for traveling, outdoor toys and much more. Located on Schweitzer Plaza Drive behind the GuestHouse Lodge in Ponderay. 208-265-7242
- Looking for natural fiber fashions, unique jewelry, fine lotions and perfumes or wonderful gifts? Then head over to Pedro’s! They are open 7 days a week in all seasons. 223 N. First Avenue. 208-263-6200. www.pedrospride.com
- Sharon’s Hallmark is not your typical Hallmark store featuring a great souvenir area with huckleberry products and souvenir shirts as well as other unique souvenir gift items. Popular brands include Big Sky Carvers, Wild Wings, Vera Bradley, Willow Tree, Hatley, and Woodwick candles. 306 N. First Avenue. 208-263-2811
- Explore Northwest Handmade’s showroom with over 100 Local and Regional artists and woodworkers. They build several Lodge style lines of furniture and are also known for creating custom pieces. 308 N. First Avenue. 208-255-1962. www.northwesthandmade.com
North on either Hwy 95 or Hwy 200 is the Bonner Mall with national retailers JC Penneys, Sears and Staples. A cinema, dining and grocery store are also on site. Further north is a WalMart Superstore, craft supply store and specialty shops.
Further north on Hwy 95/Hwy 2, near the Canadian boarder, sits the town of Bonners Ferry with a newly revitalized downtown shopping district. The Main Street area features an eclectic mix of boutiques, book stores, gift shops, coffee houses and eateries.
East of Coeur d’Alene is the historic mining town of Wallace. Famed as the ”Silver Capital of the World” with over 1.1 billion ounces of silver produced in the Silver Valley since 1884, every downtown building is on the National Register of Historic Places. Over a dozen antique and specialty shops dot the town including Silver Capital Arts & Mineral Museum, Idaho Treasures, Gold Ole Days and the North Idaho Trading Company, featuring Idaho silver products and collectibles. Visitors can still feel the presense of yesteryear as they stroll through the center of town. It’s a souvenir hunters’ paradise.
South of Coeur d’Alene on Hwy 95 is the small community of St. Maries. In 2004, the city completed a $2 million downtown revitalization with new streets, sidewalks and lighting. Increasing tourism sparked several new businesses to open recently including an art gallery, craft and antique dealers mall, and gift shops.
Treasures are waiting to be found throughout Northern Idaho!
Within a few short blocks in Downtown Coeur d’Alene…
- Angel Gallery – 423 Sherman Ave.
- Crow’s Nest Antiques – 416 Sherman Ave.
- Wiggett’s Market Place – 115 S. 4th St.
- Cisco’s Hunters of the Past – 212 N. 4th St.
Just a short drive north…
- Americantiques – Silver Lake Mall, Hwy 95
- Forget Me Not Gifts & Antiques – 1402 N. 4th St.
- Good Pickins – 802 N. 4th St.
- Government Way Antique Mall – 3650 N. Gov’t
- Paris Flea Market – 823 N. 4th St.
Check out Post Falls…
- Antique Gun Shop & Military Center – 2658 Ponderosa
- My Favorite Things – 503 Seltice
- Treasure Towne – 3930 W. 5th Ave.
- Turkey Hill Antiques – 306 N Spokane St.
The Silver Valley is only 30 min. east on I-90…
- Bitteroot Mercantile – 117 McKinley Ave., Kellogg
- Cattails – 216 Cameron Ave., Kellogg
- Papa’s Barn – 205 Main St., Kellogg
- Price Tag Antiques – 618 Bank St., Wallace
- Valley Vintage – 524 Cedar St., Wallace
St. Maries is south on Hwy 95…
- Happy’s Place – 704 Main St.
- Main Street Antiques – 806 Main St.
Head 45 minutes north on Hwy 95 to Sandpoint…
- Antique Collective – 504 Oak St.
- Foster’s Crossing – 5th & Cedar St.
- Marketplace – 502 Church St.
Or continue north to Bonners Ferry…
- Three Mile Antique Mall – 188 Highway 2