Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday are all signs that holiday shopping season is upon us. Now is the best time to get out and explore the unique and intriguing shops, boutiques and general stores in the Laurel Highlands! For those who like to see their purchases support small business and local communities, check out some of the great products and experiences available in the Laurel Highlands. Think outside the box and visit a museum shop or buy a certificate for a class. So many options here, you may need to spend the night and make it the ultimate shopping getaway!

Roadman’s Country Living

This Latrobe business calls itself the “capital of candles,” and we can see why with the wide variety of scents and styles available. Roadman’s also has the Christmas décor to get your home ready for the holidays. If you’re looking for a souvenir and shopping for someone from Blairsville, Derry, Greensburg or Latrobe, check out their hometown series of picture frames, mugs and ornament/magnets. 

Latrobe Art Center

Latrobe Art Center

“We believe art is for everyone,” is the center’s motto, and they try to live it, offering classes painting and mixed media classes, workshops and gifts ranging from T-shirts and books honoring Fred Rogers to Swarovski crystal jewelry. A word to the wise – class space sells out quickly, so if you’re looking to get someone or take a pre-Christmas class, sign up soon!

Greensburg Art Center / Rowe Gallery

Part show, part shopping, the center’s annual Art of GIFTing puts handcrafted items from local artists and artisans in the spotlight. From home décor and ornaments to paintings, jewelry, glass, textiles and wood creations, the Art of GIFTing is sure to find its way onto your “Nice” list for holiday shopping spots.

Old General Store

Old General Store

With locations in Mount Pleasant and Donegal, the Old General Store specializes in nostalgic, old-time products in a unique setting that takes customers back to yesteryear. Browse through their giant collection of charming Americana and Pennsylvania-made products, which includes everything from nostalgic candy, old-time remedies and kitchen gadgets to local gourmet items, jewelry, rustic décor and furniture.


A unique specialty shop in a charming 1820s historic building in Uniontown, Pepperberries specializes in artificial and natural floral design for your home, business, or special event. The shop also carries special gifts, unique home décor treasures, candles, gourmet food products, gift baskets, antiques, stationery, fashion accessories and handmade items by artisans.

Pepperberries is also an official Greendance Winery satellite shop and offers complimentary tastings and a fine selection of Greendance wines to purchase.

Eclectique in Latrobe

Eclectique & Raspberry Acres

Located in downtown Latrobe, Eclectique offers a unique shopping experience. Discover more than 30 local artisan vendors supplying handcrafted merchandise including signs, repurposed furniture and decor, jewelry, chocolates, candies, essential oils, soaps, doll clothing, glassware, canvas paintings, unique clothing, accessories, handbags and more.
Eclectique also offers wreaths, door hangings, birdhouses, shadow box frames, Americana décor, holiday items and more. Learn how to create these unique items in a class that includes complete instructions, and the materials needed to complete them in around two hours.

Raspberry Acres Winery is located within the store and features 11 varieties of award-winning Pennsylvania wine. By the bottle or purchase by the glass – you can sip and shop!

Main Exhibit Gallery & Art Center

Fine art comes to life in this gallery and shop! Whether you’re looking for works from artisans and master crafters in the region, Pennsylvania, or from across the country, there's a lot to see at Ligonier’s oldest fine art and craft outlet.

Workshops and classes in pottery, stained glass, watercolor painting and other media are designed to provide creative opportunities for anyone who wants to learn new skills.

Main Exhibit also offers an eclectic shopping experience, with everything from colorful mismatched socks to oil paintings of local scenes.

Westmoreland Museum

The Westmoreland Museum of American Art

There’s no need to break the bank for an amazing cultural experience in the Laurel Highlands. The Westmoreland charges no admission, and there is more to take in than the amazing art. The museum itself, which was named the best designed museum in Pennsylvania in 2018, is a work of art.

You can take home mementos from your trip, as The Westmoreland Museum Shop features books, posters, prints, stationery, children’s activities, unique gifts, home décor, and jewelry – all inspired by the museum’s permanent collection, featured exhibitions, and American art.

My Honeybee

This woman/veteran-owned gift boutique offers a fun, eclectic selection of merchandise in Ligonier. The mother/daughter team is focused on promoting positivity and a creating a unique shopping experience with the highest level of customer enjoyment.

There is a large variety of product offerings to choose from including Chala Handbags, Natural Life, Finchberry, Hydra and many others.

Insider tip: Sign up for the My Honeybee Buzz Box, which is offered seasonally. Each box comes with an assortment of best-selling items, Buzz Box exclusives or bonus gifts and will be shipped directly to your door.

Baker's Home & Garden

Baker’s Home & Garden Center

Family-owned and operated since 1962, Baker’s specializes in home décor, candles, silk flowers, seasonal decorations, Amish crafted furniture, flowering annual baskets, landscape plants, and landscape materials. The expansive retail store, attached greenhouse, and sprawling outdoor plant display area offer plenty to explore during your visit to Somerset.

Duppstadt’s Country Store

Open the door to a simpler time at Duppstadt’s, which is located outside of Stoystown. The building has been a general store since 1904 and was purchased by the Duppstadt family in 1971. The store offers an ever-changing selection of merchandise ranging from beef jerkey to soy candles to rocking chairs and cowboy boots.​

Jar, The Zero Waste Store

Jar, The Zero Waste Store

Located in Uptown Somerset, Jar focuses on sustainability, education, and community. Offering zero-waste goods in minimal packaging, bulk goods, eco-friendly items, and soap refills that make it easy to start and maintain a less wasteful lifestyle. Jar also carries eco-friendly products such as reusable straws, bags, and containers, beeswax wraps, shampoo and conditioner bars, bar soap, environmentally conscious cleaning products,  local artisan-made products, jewelry and much more.

Peddler’s Merchantile

Come on in for an old-fashioned shopping experience in Connellsville. There are five rooms filled with handmade goods, candles, textiles and primitives, not mention a variety specialty foods and homemade baked goods.

Neubauer's Market House

Neubauer’s Flowers & Market House

A fourth-generation florist, Neubauer's expanded by opening the Market House in the restored U.S. Livery Building in Uniontown. Offering an array of home decor, silk arrangements and wreaths, home fragrance, gardenware and outdoor plants, and year-round Christmas merchandise.

GO Laurel Highlands

You didn’t think we’d forget this one, did you? Celebrate all that the Laurel Highlands has to offer by stopping in at the GO Laurel Highlands office on the Diamond in Ligonier. From holiday hoodies and Sherpa blankets to seasonal jewelry, wine glasses and candles, you can find the perfect souvenir from your time in the mountains!


We invite you to explore these and more shopping options. Happy Holidays from the GO Laurel Highlands team!