Why bother with online shopping when you can buy in your own backyard? Avoid shipping fees, waiting a long time for delivery and the rest of the uncertainty and stress of ordering online by shopping at your local brick-and-mortar stores!

There are many great retail districts sprinkled throughout Northern Kentucky—think about visiting any of the following the next time you’re looking for gifts, home décor, clothing or almost anything else!


This town is booming and has a little something to offer everyone! Check out the unique wares sold along Mainstrasse at stores like Julie’s Inspiration, The Flying Cat and Kaleidoscope Stained Glass. Or, pop on over to Madison Avenue and see the array of clothing stores and boutiques new and old, including hot new streetwear store Sole By Style and the venerable Motch Jewelers.

Florence-Erlanger-Crestview Hills

Anything you could want, you’ll find in this trifecta of towns! Shopping abounds between Florence’s main drags along Highway 42 and Houston Road, Crestview Hills Town Center and the shops along Dixie Highway in Erlanger.
These three neighbors offer a great blend of nationally recognized brands, locally owned businesses, discounted good and luxury items. Whether you’re shopping for your home, a hobby or special occasions, you’ll find what you need in this six-mile stretch of Northern Kentucky.


There’s plenty to find across the Licking River from Covington as well, from the familiar retailers of Newport Pavilion to the specialty stores along Fairfield Avenue in Bellevue. The latter, in particular, is full of surprises for curious shoppers—you’ll find a plethora of great gift and décor shops in Bellevue, as well as the over 85-year-old Cleves & Lonnemann jeweler and repair shop and the one-of-a-kind Higgins Violin Company!