There is a reason that shopping is still the #1 form of entertainment in the world. We also know a day spent shopping can be an event all its own, and trying to find the perfect gift for everyone can be a challenging endeavor. Luckily, Grand Junction is home to plenty of one-of-a-kind shops and boutiques that make it easy to find something for everyone on your list, including yourself! Check out this guide and uncover some Grand Junction treasure troves.

Pollux Boutique

For some fashion therapy, visit Pollux Boutique, right next to Pablo’s Pizza. Trendy and unique clothes, jewelry, accessories, shoes, and beauty products - everything you need to find a fun and fresh look. Online reviews of this shop say – “We find something that we love every time we visit this clothes shop.”

Zesty Moose

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Step up your cooking game at the Zesty Moose. Here, it is all about healthy, preservative-free ingredients while maximizing flavor. Stock up on homemade olive oils, balsamic vinaigrettes, signature spice recipes, flavorful pastas, and more. While you shop, try a glass of wine from Shiras Winery, along with other local wines.

Triple Play Records

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For those who prefer the “good ol' days” when you could physically hold your music, a visit to Triple Play Records is a must. You'll find an immense collection of new and used vinyl records spanning all genres, from classic to modern tunes. You can also grab a new turntable, or find everything you need to care for your existing collection. Triple Play Records is also the place to go if you're interested in disc golf. They have a wide selection of compact and golf discs. In addition to everything else, they have plenty of posters, t-shirts, and tapestries.

Hill People Gear

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Anyone looking for a solid pack that can keep up with any outdoor adventure needs to put a bag from Hill People Gear on their wish list. A Grand Junction company started by avid outdoor enthusiasts, Hill People Gear makes clothing, backpacks, and accessories designed to be efficient and easy to access, so you're not fumbling around when you are out exploring. 

Enstrom Toffee and Confectionary

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Chet Enstrom and his Partner Harry Jones opened Enstrom in 1929, making ice cream and toffee, and it's been a famous Grand Junction staple ever since. It grew from a small family business to a company that ships its toffee and candy all over the world, while still being a family-run organization. Visit their downtown location to try the toffee, chocolate, and ice cream that Enstrom is known for. While you're there, you can also watch their world-famous toffee being made by candy makers using recipes that have been handed down for generations.

Mesa Mall

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Mesa Mall is the largest indoor shopping center between Denver and Salt Lake City. Popular shops include Victoria’s Secret, Cabela’s, Bath & Body Works, Buckle, Hot Topic, Journey, PacSun, Rue21, and Target. The food court and Starbucks can handle your food cravings so you don’t run out of fuel during your shopping spree. And yes, Santa is making an appearance, along with photos so you can keep your yearly tradition alive.

A Robin’s Nest

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A Robin's Nest is the largest antique store between Denver and Salt Lake City. This unique, two-story shop will have you wandering for hours. Artwork, posters, furniture, and more can all be found here. The antique market is ever-changing; therefore, A Robin's Nest sells a wide variety of antiques including vintage, architectural salvage, steampunk, retro, and collectibles. Even younger generations have grown to love this store due to the trendy items that often show up. A Robin's Nest is not your typical antique store!

Looking for the famous Grand Junction food scene? There are plenty of local restaurants that specialize in fresh, innovative, farm-to-table dishes that will satisfy your taste buds and leave you wanting more. Make sure to save room for dessert! 

Want to see more ways to experience Grand Junction? Check out page 16 Grand Junction Adventure Guide.