Situated on the Ohio River across from Louisville, Kentucky you will find a town known for its early American steamboat manufacturing history and its current day shopping. Jeffersonville shopping is some of the best and most interesting that Indiana has to offer. The riverfront offers many options for Jeffersonville Bed and Breakfast visitors. Future plans include connecting a walking bridge to Louisville, Kentucky which will add even more shopping opportunities.
Historic shopping on Spring Street
This downtown area is close to the Ohio River and is known for its shopping. The majority of shops are on Spring Street, however there are a variety of other stores scattered around this historic district. Many of the Spring Street shops are located in historic buildings and they have a history and uniqueness of their own.
Art & Soul Beads is loaded with jewelry and they offer Crystals, Venetian glass and much more. Baby Chic is labeled as a store for the trendy baby and mommy. Their goal is to make mommy happy. Grinny Possum Fiber Arts offers fine yarns, knitting supplies and classes. Designer Fragrance and Gifts has the real deal when it comes to smelling good at discounted pricing. They also offer purses and jewelry. If it is antique stores that are your passion, ForeverMore II just might have what you are looking for. Gatherings offers decorative accessories for the home including custom florals. Choice's Gift Baskets has home accessories and jewelry and more. Horner Novelty offers a little twist on the typical shop as with two floors of costumes, toys, and wedding and holiday supplies. Looking for books? JeffBook has many to choose from including new and used. Lavender Hill Florals carries flowers, home decor, gifts, candies and more. There are shops and more shops but you cannot leave Spring Street until you have visited Schimpff's Confectionery. It is one of the oldest family owned candy businesses in the U.S. It has been in its location since 1891 and has an old-style 50's soda fountain lunch room that allows you to indulge your appetite and rest your feet. From old-fashion candy jars, a candy museum and demonstrations, you will enjoy every minute. They are well-known for making cinnamon redhots, hard candy fish and Modjeskas.
East Court Avenue
Located at 620 East Court Avenue in the historic former school building is the Art a'N'd Glass Studio. In 1994 this shop began as a stained glass studio and has evolved into much more. Founders, Ann and Fred Bremer make kaleidoscopes, boxes, jewelry, glass beads, hand blown ornaments and much more. The shop is open by appointment only; call 812-284-2232. Visit the website at www.theartandglassstudio.com.
West Maple Street
It is at 109 West Maple Street where you will find Sugar Maples Antiques and Gifts. This is an antique mall that has a selection of antiques, collectibles and unique gifts. Sugar Maples is open Tuesday through Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Saturdays from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. or by appointment.
Jeffersonville is a popular shopping destination and all of the shops are close to your Jeffersonville Inn. With riverfront restaurants, the historic district and inns, it can make for a great weekend getaway.