Shop in Leisure
Our shops and malls provide quality day excursions where you will find gifts, souvenirs, antiques, consignment, and necessities without the chaotic shopping experience of oversized malls and shopping centers.
Custom cupcakes, cakes, and a wide variety of gourmet desserts without limits imagined, designed, and created under the direction of their clients. On the retail side, they present irresistible treats such as bonbons, cannolis, chocolate bark, and a cookie dough bar with at least 5 varieties every day.
AA Hobbies has been in business serving Rhode Island hobby enthusiasts since 1991 and their friendly staff have a wealth of knowledge. Their inventory includes HO Trains, detail parts, plastic models, military models, hobby tools, books, supplies, and die-cast vehicles. Police and fire vehicles are their specialty when it comes to the die-cast segment.
Open for hobbyists from casual to connoisseur, Apponaug Color & Hobby Shop has been supporting the electric train and modelling community since 1950. They also will buy old trains and make repairs to those that have to spend some time in the shop. Plan to spend some time when you go, there’s lots to see!
Busy Apponaug Four Corners was once a Native American path called the Pequot Trail. While no longer the geographical center of Warwick, this intersection remains the historic heart of the city. This is where routes 1 (Post Rd), 5 (Greenwich Ave) and 117 (Centerville Rd) converge.
Apponaug, situated on Apponaug Cove and the intersection of Warwick’s three primary streets (Post Road aka US Route 1, Greenwich Avenue aka RI Route 5, and Centerville Road aka RI Route 117), is a derivation of the Narragansett Indian word for “place of oysters”, and the Cove holds one of the richest shellfish beds in the US. Apponaug is considered downtown Warwick as it is home to Warwick City Hall as well as police and fire headquarters.
Bellani Maternity was formed by a group of child development professionals in order to create a special place that has been helping families since 2006. Classes from expecting parents, to infant and child CPR, to baby music and dance all help support and educate expecting, new, and returning parents and kids. They also make available a wide range of high-quality products, toys, and gifts.
For the four-legged members of the family, Bow Chika Wow Town offers over 8000 sq/ft of indoor, climate-controlled play space with an additional 1000 secure sq/ft outside. From self-wash stations, to obedience training, to daycare, to doggy hotel services for extended stays, many of the staff are certified Professional Animal Care Providers to ensure that Fido has an exceptional experience.
Candy Land Warehouse has been serving up confectionary delights since 1953 from it’s Warwick location, as well as a roadshow! From old-fashioned candy lines such as “Candies of Yesteryear”, which include perennial favorites including Circus Peanuts and Lemonheads, to every gummy imaginable, to novelties like candy buttons and rock candy sticks, and literally everything in between, they have it all! Check ’em out, but, maybe not mention it to your dentist….
Tucked into Arnold’s Neck, Changing Tides Gift Shop is a hub of crafts, souvenirs, and gifts for all occasions. How about making that person who has absolutely everything a in-class-made basket filled with objets d’art like handmade glass and driftwood sailboats, quilted pictures, and an assortment of scented and unscented candles? Looking for the out-of-the-ordinary, that one-of-a-kind? You can found it at Changing Tides.
Conimicut derives its name from the granddaughter of Narragansett sachem Canonicus, the head of the Narragansett when the English arrived, and the daughter of Queen Quaiapen and the sachem Mixanno and dates back to the founding of Warwick in 1643. The main artery of this thriving and picturesque village is West Shore Road and it is home to the eponymous Conimicut Lighthouse and Conimicut Point Beach.
Grandpa’s Train Depot has been providing train modelers and slot car racers supplies, parts, and services in Warwick for over 20 years. They stock the latest from American Flyer, Atlas, Walthers, and more, including accessories, transformers, buildings, and woodland scenics. If you need to spruce up your current configuration, Grandpa’s also has full-service repairs.
Since 1990, Harris Blinds and Shutters has been providing window treatment and design to customers all over Southeastern New England. Harris Alkins, proprietor, and his team are resources through the entire design, selection, implementation, and follow-up process, making sure that the customer’s vision is clearly realized and their satisfaction is 100% with Harris’ custom creations. (All measurements, estimates, and installations are provided free of charge.)
Overheard in the stacks that another patron loves Mary’s Paperbacks, but the only downside is that they buy too many books for such a value! You can always find the one, or five, or 10 books that you were (really!) looking for for as little as $20.
Noon Design Shop produces a lifestyle brand of simple and timeless jewelry, letterpress greeting cards, home goods, and body products all produce in the USA. Founders Nora Alexander (jewelry designer) and Maie Liis Vaga (graphic designer) both were graduated by the Rhode Island School of Design and opened their first storefront in San Diego in 2009. (Alexander is a native Rhode Islander.)
If you’re visiting Rhode Island or want to give a special gift produced right here, then Ocean State Apparel and More is the place to find it. Expect to be treated like a guest with free coffee, hot chocolate, or tea, and without the high-pressure sell. Hand-crafted, local apparel, coffee mugs, buttons, candies, and gift baskets for the entire family and even those fussy, difficult-to-buy-for people.
Located in the Bald Hill Place, the Once Upon a Child chain of stores is a marketplace for gently used items for children including clothing, shoes, and toys. They both buy and sell items, so bring what you don’t need anymore and pickup those can’t-do-withouts.