Searching for charming shops in the Northwoods of Wisconsin? Head to Sayner-Star Lake in central Vilas County, where you’ll find stores that sell everything from outdoor gear to home décor to fun fashions.
Get a feel for the general store of yesteryear at the Star Lake Store or The Corner Store in Sayner. Both are great places to pick up anything you need for your Northwoods vacation—The Star Lake Store sells bait, sporting goods, clothing, food, beer, candy, ice cream and more, and the shop even offers boat rentals and full-service post office. The Corner Store has served northern Wisconsin visitors for more than 80 years and is a great place to stop when you’re exploring the area’s trails.
Up North Traders is another great place to stop before launching an outdoor adventure in Sayner-Star Lake. The store, which is open year-round rents boat motors, canoes, kayaks, and bicycles and sells bait, fishing and hunting licenses, sporting goods, and much more.
Traditions in downtown Sayner offers an eclectic mix of home furnishings, gifts, décor, and accessories, that you might not expect to find in the Northwoods. This pet-friendly, family-operated store sources its items from across the globe, so you’re sure to find something you like.
Cre-ate, also located in downtown Sayner, highlights artwork from local artists, as well as brands like Stormy Kromer and LazyOne. Plum Lake Quilts has everything a quilter could need, from fabrics to wool, and also offers classes and a popular “open sew” on Wednesdays.
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