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Idaho Springs offers a truly unique shopping experience as there are no big box stores and just small and simple local owned businesses. There are countless options for souvenirs around the area so be sure to take a stroll down historic Idaho Springs main street and browse the variety of unique shopping options.  Idaho Springs features quite a few gift shops and other boutique stores. For a premier outdoor equipment store, check out Clear Creek Outdoors located at 1524 Miner St. This is the ideal store for shopping for fly fishing gear as well as Colorado outdoor apparel and outerwear. For souvenir shopping, be sure to stop by Margie’s Place gift shop for mountain souvenirs and apparel at reasonable prices. Margie’s can help you with gift ideas for every member of the family. All of these shopping options can be found right in town near our rafting and zip lining outpost.


Buena Vista features a wide variety of shopping options including art galleries, craft and gift shops, and antique stores. Visit The Trail Head on 707 Highway 24 N for sporting goods, cross country ski rentals, and mountain bikes. For souvenir shopping, check out the Eagle’s Roost trading post located at 836 Highway 23 N. Here you can browse among a large assortment of souvenirs, retail gifts, t-shirts, crafts, local art work, and thrift books. For antique shopping, stop by the Rustic Woods antique shop for a wide selection of antique furniture, rustic home décor, kitchen items, linens, gifts, and jewelry. This is a great store to find that unique gift during your Colorado vacation. These shopping options are all located within an easy drive of our Buena Vista, Colorado ziplining and rafting outpost.