If you like shopping in small town main streets more than in crowded malls, La Porte is a place you’ll want to explore. As the county seat of La Porte County, the City of La Porte has a historic courthouse surrounded by streets lined with quaint, independently-owned shops and eateries. It’s a very walkable area, and you could spend a day shopping, sipping, dining, and falling in love with the downtown district of this charming community.

La Porte County Courthouse

Whether you’re looking for artisan-made pieces, jewelry, gourmet items, fashions for adults or kids, home decor or other accessories, you’re sure to find it here. It's the perfect way to shop small.

A few of the spots you might want to include in your shopping excursion:

A Whole World of Good

In 2020, purchases were made to help support missions and entire communities around the world. You’ll find women’s clothing, gifts, pet supplies, books, home goods and more. They’re also a coffee counter where you can get a cup to sip on while you shop.

A Whole World of Good


The Pink Sheep Bahhhtique

This premier children’s clothing boutique carries adorable fashions for your little ones and they also specialize in carrying specially designed clothing that uses softer fabrics that are comfortable for children with sensory issues. They also do custom orders.

Pink Sheep Bahhhtique

Coachman Antique Mall

This 23,000 square-foot space is located in a historic former store and filled with one-of-a-kind antique finds, like vintage furniture, glassware, signs, toys and more.

Sweet Pea’s Fashions

Find just the right piece for your wardrobe at this cute mother-daughter owned boutique full of colorful, feminine ensembles, unique jewelry, fashionable bags and more.

Sweet Pea's

Happy Frog

This space is a cooperative that serves as a mall for local artisans and crafters, carrying soaps, jewelry, candles, handcrafted wood boards and other unique hand-made gift items.

Thaddeus C Gallery

This gallery space highlights the work of an array of artists with original paintings, prints, sculptural glass, ceramics, hand-crafted jewelry and custom framing.

Thaddeus C Gallery