Summer brings with it a host of outdoor fleas, festivals and pop-ups, and it’s also the perfect time to ramble through some of our best shopping towns. Here are seven of the top shopping trips you need to take this summer, from must-visit Shore-town stops and outdoor art markets to the best places to spend a whole shopping day. Consider it your Summer To-Do List, and prepare to make room in your closet. Happy shopping!
Shopping in Ocean City has long paled in comparison to sister Shore towns Stone Harbor (which has Skirt) and Margate (which has Knit Wit). But the main retail stretch of Asbury Avenue, dominated by an inexplicable string of dime-a-dozen beachwear stores called Ta-Dah!, finally gets a shot of much-needed retail therapy with Frey Boutique.