Best Independent Bookstore : Not only does Park Road Books  stock thousands of different titles, they also host regular author events that increase your chances of getting your favorite book signed by its author.
Best Accessories : HandPicked : The name says it all. The stunning accessories, from chunky necklaces to statement rings, are all handpicked by the owner, resulting in a huge assortment of unique pieces in a single shop.
Best Outdoor Gear : Whether you’re preparing to hike the Appalachian Trail or just need a sporty pair of shoes to race through the aisles of the grocery store, the outdoors superstore Great Outdoor Provision Co.  has the right gear.
Best Gift Shop : If the colorful ephemera isn’t proof that there is a gift for everyone at Paper Skyscraper , listen to the local media who for years have been voting the shop the best place to buy a gift.