Where to Shop in Cape Charles

Shopping in Cape Charles

A leisurely stroll down Mason Avenue — Cape Charles’ main street — is a must-do on any visitor's itinerary. Though just a few blocks long, this little street is jam-packed with a diverse array of shopping options. Keep reading for our top 13 places to shop in Cape Charles — but don’t stop there! There’s plenty more to discover both in town and a little bit beyond.

    1. Peach Street Books — Prepare to have your pants charmed off by this adorable bookshop located in a former filling station. They have new and used books as well as a little cafe with outdoor seating. 401 Mason Ave.
    2. Table + Tonic — Stock up on cocktail making supplies after hitting up Cape Charles Distillery across the street. They also carry stationery, housewares, coffee table books, and eclectic gifts. 233 Mason Ave.
    3. Cape Charles Candy Company — Warning: If you accept a free sample of this candy shop’s housemade fudge, you will end up buying a full box to take home and devour. They also have a whole lot of candy and specialty sodas. 300 Mason Ave.
    4. Chuckletown Productions — This is our favorite spot for souvenir-style goods like Cape Charles-branded T-shirts, hats, magnets, and stickers. They also have some toys and kids’ clothes, tide clocks, and books about the Shore. 237 Mason Ave.
    5. The Boardwalk — You’ll find beachy housewares with a cheeky edge here, plus souvenirs, gifts, and a fun little toy section for the kids. 316 Mason Ave.
    6. Gull Hummock Gourmet Market — Shop for wine, craft beer, and gourmet goods here. 115 Mason Ave.
    7. Moonrise Jewelry — Shop for wearable art handcrafted right here on the Eastern Shore at this unique jewelry shop that specializes in using exotic materials like fish leather. 7 Strawberry St.
    8. Bailey’s Bait and Tackle — Pick up your bait and any other fishing gear you’ll need before heading down to the pier. Also a good bet for sandals, hats, floats, and other beach gear. 327 Mason Ave.
    9. Voiajer — This global and eco-friendly gift shop supports fair trade and not-for-profit groups around the world.  234 Mason Ave.
    10. Seagrass Floral & Apothecary — Shop for self-care items, incense, flower arrangements, essential oils, and more at this feel-good shop. They host workshops, too. 235 Mason Ave.
    11. Like a Sailor You’ll find tons of games and PG-13 gifts here; leave the kids outside if you’re sensitive to salty language. 209 Mason Ave.
    12. Bayside Kids — Stock up on new and gently used kids’ clothes, accessories, shoes, and toys. 226 Mason Ave. 
    13. Lemon Tree Gallery — Browse an extensive selection of artwork at a variety of price points from both local and international artists. 301 Mason Ave.

Bonus: Shopping Outside of Cape Charles

Ready to venture outside of Cape Charles for shopping? You’ll be rewarded with even more options just outside of town. 

  1. Pearl Market is a seasonal Saturday market featuring local artisans, farmers, watermen, and more. 4198 Latimer Siding Rd.
  2. Quail Cove Farms is a nice alternative to the local Food Lion with organic, gluten-free, and specialty items along with locally grown produce. 12435 Machipongo Ln., Machipongo
  3. Shockley Farms is a fun little excursion if you’re looking for farm-fresh summer produce grown right on the Shore. 23184 Seaside Rd.

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