Carroll County offers an array of shopping experiences from Main Street specialty shops to big department stores. Stroll our Main Streets to find one-of-a-kind handcrafted items. Our merchants are waiting for you with a smile and a helpful attitude to assist you in selecting just the right gift for family or friends. Don’t forget after a few hours of shopping to rest your weary feet and nurture yourself with some food. Our restaurants, coffee shops and bakeries offer something for everyone, from comfort food to upscale cuisine.
*Footnote to explain the Maryland Main Street logo:
Several of our towns have been designated a “Maryland Main Street” by the Department of Housing and Community Development. This means that these towns have met some rigorous standards including design, organization, promotion, economic restructuring and a new criteria of being clean, safe, and green.