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Great Gift Shops Near the Retreat at Seven Bridges

Gift giving is par for the course over the holidays and finding the perfect present is a challenge for even the most seasoned shoppers. Online browsing and mall shopping are great ways to start tackling those wish lists, but nothing beats a cleverly curated boutique. Here are some of the best of the best near your home in Woodridge.

ADC Engraving and Gifts

This is the perfect place to shop for quality, customized gifts and get personal service. Visitors to this Darien store can expect to find a range of jewelry, picture frames, silver baby cups, desk items, and more. Or bring in an item you’d like to have engraved. Some projects can even be completed while you wait!

Cheryl’s Candy N’ Popcorn.

Whether you need to stuff some stockings or pick up a selection of artisan chocolates for a hostess gift, Cheryl’s Candy N’ Popcorn has it all. Located in nearby Bolingbrook, just 3 miles from the Retreat at Seven Bridges, this amazing candy store also has a wide variety of popcorn flavors which you might want to keep in mind if you’re planning on throwing a New Year’s Eve Party. Just imagine setting a buffet table with a bowl of Fruity Rainbow or Birthday Cake Popcorn. Yum!

The Riding Store

If you have a horse lover on your list this year, The Riding Store in Woodridge has more than just equestrian equipment. Pick out toys, picture frames, dishes, mugs, and other horse-themed presents or accessories. The Riding Store also sells gift certificates which are sure to please local riders.

The Russian Gift Shop

For hand-painted nesting dolls, heirloom quality enamel boxes, and beautiful porcelain, The Russian Gift Shop in Lisle is the place to go. Run by the knowledgeable Shukin family, this stunning boutique has been in business for 45 years. Just walking through the doors will put you in a state of bliss thanks to the variety of offerings and bright, classic colors. The Russian Gift Shop is only open 6 days a week and is always closed by 5:00 pm, so check the store hours before you head out.


Woodridge is ideally located in the charming suburbs of Chicago. And it is the best of both worlds for holiday shoppers. Unique one-of-a-kind boutiques and popular high-end retailers are just around the corner from your apartment at the Retreat at Seven Bridges. If you are not yet a resident, contact us and schedule a tour today.

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