SHOPPING

Stephenson County values shopping small and is home to an array of different stores, including boutiques, antiques, consignment stores and more. If you’re looking for books, clothing or home goods, you’ll find it in our community of local stores and outlets.


Twice as Nice

Serving Freeport from three separate store fronts along Stephenson Street in Downtown Freeport, Twice as Nice sells consigned clothes, home décor and furniture, and holiday items. Pick through racks of clothing in the multi-level clothing store, explore vintage finds big and small in the new home store and sort through more home goods and holiday decorations (in the seasonal months) in the original home store.

ADDRESSES:

Twice As Nice Clothing – 8 W Stephenson St, Freeport, IL 61032

Twice As Nice Home – 6 W Stephenson St, Freeport, IL 61032

Twice As Nice Seasonal – 24 E Stephenson St., Freeport, IL


Luecke’s Antique Mall

The antique mall found in the historic Blust Building in downtown Freeport is home to three floors of antiques and collectibles. Explore the countless rooms, each different from the last in this multi-dealer warehouse. Trip Advisor reviews rave of the myriad of treasures housed in what once was a business college and dance hall.

ADDRESS:
10 E Main St.
Freeport, IL 61032


Rock and Rust Boutique

Offering eclectic merchandise in downtown Freeport, this mother-daughter duo run store call their shop “A Junque Boutique.” Find farmhouse and shabby chic antiques, including reclaimed furniture, hand-painted items, rustic keepsakes and one-of-a-kind vintage finds in this charming shop on the corner of Chicago and Exchange. Since opening in 2016, they have added on new themed rooms like their latest addition – a small, side room that holds a variety of bar signs, lights and rock ‘n’ roll memorabilia.

ADDRESS:
7 N Chicago Ave.
Freeport, IL 61032


Swank & Mercier

Housed in the Wagner House in downtown Freeport, Swank and Mercier offers an eclectic variety of handcrafted jewelry and accessories that make for unique additions to your style and thoughtful gifts for friends and family. Attend one of their regular jewelry parties to meet the owners, enjoy refreshments and explore the large collection of charming accessories.

ADDRESS:
1 E Spring St.
Freeport, IL 61032


Lavender and Lace

Lavender and Lace is a supplier of intimate items, including lotions, potions, massage oils and other sensual wellness product. Stop in for Bachelorette party games, decor and other adult novelties.

ADDRESS:
755 W Galena Ave.
Freeport, IL 61032


American Garage Art

Newly opened American Garage Art occupies the oldest car dealership building in Freeport, IL. Built in 1928 for Freeport Buick, the newly restored and repurposed building holds tremendous history that owner Larry Pittsley hopes to unveil. Now home to retro goods, custom t-shirts, antiques and more – this art gallery and shop specializes in handmade local art and spotlights our history and culture. You’ll find American Garage on Spring St. in historic Downtown Freeport.

ADDRESS:
30 W Spring St.
Freeport, IL 61032


Abet Books and Games

Connect, read, learn and play at Abet Books and Games. Opened in 2014, owners Brian and Alex Nissan want to give Freeport more than just a place to buy books. They believe books and board games bring people together, get people talking and create relationships. Search through used and new books, comics and niche games or attend one of their regular gaming events. There’s always something new to find at Abet Books and Games.

ADDRESS:
15 W Stephenson St.
Freeport, IL 61032


Wall of Yarn

Located in the heart of historic Downtown Freeport, Wall of Yarn provides a wide range of yarns and accessories for knitting and crocheting. Not only do they offer classes, but owners, Dennis and Jeffrey, frequently host open sessions for people to come, enjoy refreshments and knit and crochet with others in the community.

ADDRESS:
14 W Stephenson St.
Freeport, IL 61032


Freeport Bicycle Company

Located in the heart of Downtown Freeport, Freeport Bicycle Co. is just a stone’s throw from the Jane Addams trail. Whether you’re looking for a new road bike, mountain bike, city commuter, gravel bike or anything in between – their mission is to help you find the right bike and accessories to fit your needs.

ADDRESS:
120 S Chicago Ave.
Freeport, IL 61032


Deininger’s Floral Shop

Deininger’s Floral, located in downtown Freeport is family-owned and operated for 75+ years. This quaint flower shop offers arrangements in various customizable forms, including beautiful vases, glassware and pottery. Their flowers are great for all occasions with both traditional and contemporary designs, fresh-cut and silk flowers, blooming plants, green plants, planters and gifts.

ADDRESS:
1 W Main St.
Freeport, IL 61032


Generations Boutique

Offering home décor, gifts, clothing and accessories for all ages, Generations Boutique lives up to its name by appealing to all eras. The store, located in downtown Freeport, is the only Brighton dealer in Stephenson County, offering purses, jewelry and belts. They also carry Holland Boone and Lily Fields Home.

ADDRESS:
21 S Chicago Ave.
Freeport, IL 61032


Country Girl Floral and Gifts

Family-owned and operated, Country Girl Floral and Gifts offers beautiful floral arrangements and merchandise for all occasions. This mother-daughter duo shop provides a unique selection of florals and home décor gift items, as well as cards, lotions and jewelry.

ADDRESS:
411 W Meadows Dr.
Freeport, IL 61032


Vogue Boutique

This retail clothing store located in Meadows Mall hosts a large selection of trendy clothing and accessories at an affordable price. Vogue Boutique offers an assortment of options, including denim, dressy and casual options ranging from extra small to plus size.

ADDRESS:
1866 S West Ave
Freeport, IL 61032


Book World

Book World is a family-owned independent chain of over 40 classic book stores located throughout Wisconsin, Michigan, Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota and Missouri offering an extensive selection of books for all ages. Visit the Freeport location to explore their vast collection of current bestsellers and classic literature along with books in every category with a strong emphasis on children’s regional and nature titles. Book World also offers toys, games, puzzles, magazines, greeting cards, calendars, gifts and more.

ADDRESS:
1848 S West Ave
Freeport, IL 61032


Brown’s Shoe Fit Co.

Brown’s Shoe Fit Compay offers national name brand footwear in a full-service shoe store environment. Their friendly staff will professionally measure and fit your feet then make recommendations on best footwear options for your activities and preferences.

 ADDRESS:
1528 S West Ave.
Freeport, IL 61032


Lena Mercantile

Situated on the corner of Illinois Route 73 and West Railroad St. in downtown Lena, IL, Lena Mercantile Company houses 40+ vendors selling an eclectic assortment of goods in a cozy atmosphere. Here you will find antiques and handcrafted goods, such as Amish hand-made baskets, Bentwood hickory rockers and chairs, custom woodcrafts and floral decorations. The Mercantile also sells a wide range of sweets, chocolates and its attached café, The Eatery, offers daily soups, salad, sandwiches and desserts. Explore the Mercantile for yourself, we’re certain you won’t leave empty-handed.

ADDRESS:
101 W Railroad St.
Lena, IL 61048


Red Barn

The Red Barn, located next to Rafters Restaurant and Lena Brewing Company, is a charming gift shop with a relaxed, homey atmosphere housed within a large, red outbuilding. Stocked with rotating inventory, peruse their unique gifts, home décor and gourmet treats that make the perfect gift for even the most difficult to buy for.

ADDRESS:
9416 W Wagner Rd.
Lena, IL 61048


Sugar Bowl Boutique

At the Sugar Bowl Boutique, custom styles create a homey, lived-in feel that bring you back to a time of nostalgia and antiquity. Owner, Angie Bauer, believes her one-of-a-kind pieces have the personality to create a unique story for your home. The shop’s range of décor includes vintage, modern, eclectic, country and more that are sure to bring style and comfort to your home.

ADDRESS:
130 W Main St.
Lena, IL 61048


Fluegel’s Boutique

This boutique in Lena, Illinois specializes in vinyl decoration, screen printing and embroidery, while also carrying a large selection of tops for women, jewelry and sports-team clothing. You’ll find smiling faces, a play area for the kids and the latest trends and custom shirts made to order at Fleugel’s Boutique.

ADDRESS:
146 W Main St.
Lena, IL 61048


Yellow Creek Quilt Designs

Featured in Better Homes & Gardens Quilt Sampler magazine, Yellow Creek Quilt Designs is ready to help you design the quilt of your dreams! The store’s expert staff welcomes you to their creative space and is always prepared to share their expertise and answer any questions to help you find just the right fabric and accessories. Explore their unique fabric designs, kits and gift for beautiful textiles just right for you.

ADDRESS:
160 S Main St.
Pearl City, IL 61062