Holi-day-tripping in New Milford

It’s time to get your holiday shopping on! May we suggest a trip to downtown New Milford to get festive and get a lot of your holiday shopping done? It’s a park-once-and-stroll kind of town which we love! And don’t forget to take time to wine, dine, and catch a movie at the end of your perfect day.

Holi-day-tripping in New Milford is a sponsored post

Tasty Waves Cafe

We started and ended our day at Tasty Waves, located at the bottom of the green (across from the tank and the bandstand!). It’s a fun and bright spot to get a cup of Omar coffee and an eggcellent breakfast sandwich. OMG, they make a great bacon, egg, & cheese – a favorite meal of ours. 😆

And yes, no shame, we went back at the end of our day for an ice cream flight (all made in-house), AND a make-your-own frozen yogurt sundae with all the toppings, because we are 12! They have 12 self serve handles of soft serve ice cream, frozen yogurt, and vegan sorbets with over 60 toppings in the toppings bar!

7 Main Street


The Hunt

Go vintage with it this holiday season! The Hunt is a treasure trove of memories & things you can easily incorporate into your home decor. How about some vintage bottles for your holiday tablescape this year? (You can thank Lora for that idea!) And don’t forget to peruse the clothing selection, Gina’s got an amazing picking eye!

Gift cards available!

20 Bank Street

Bleu on Bank

Mmm, cheese! Bleu on Bank blew us away upon entry. 😍 This store is magazine-ready and an everything cheese & fine entertaining dream! Stop by for a mind-blowing grilled cheese sandwich to enjoy while you stroll around, or pick up a gift certificate for a worthy friend! For experience lovers, they have wine & cheese pairings and charcuterie making classes.

And, check out their incredible full service catering.

50 Bank Street

Traveling Chic Boutique

Got any fun dates coming up? Or maybe you need some really cute sneakers?! Traveling Chic Boutique has a curated collection of just what you need for lounging in style, WFH, and party time! If you could use a little help to put an outfit together, this is your spot. All of the TCBs (also in Oxford & Brookfield) offer styling services.

90% of their accessories come from local female artisans. 🙌

36C Bank Street

Compass Rose Collection

So glad to have finally visited Compass Rose Collection – we’ve been admiring them on IG for a while! Everything is pretty, and we’ll take one of each, please. 🙌 They also have a bouquet bar and a collection of women’s clothing & accessories. Again, another great spot to do some chic gift shopping.

Let them help you make your home magazine beautiful! Home decorating & design services.

36E Bank Street

Nutmeg Olive Oil

We’ve been frequent purchasers at Nutmeg Olive Oil for years. Maureen’s array of flavored extra virgin olive oils & balsamic and wine vinegars are so good! They make for great gifts that anyone would appreciate. Think corporate gifts, teachers, hostesses. With their large gourmet & entertaining selection, they can help you customize a gift basket of goodies for foodies (at any price range!).

Peruse online.

25 Main Street

Swank on Bank Women’s Clothing & Accessories

Stop in at Swank on Bank for trendy, nicely-priced women’s clothing sizes XS to 3XL. They can also help you with accessories to complete an outfit, gifts for any occasion, plus gift wrapping, and holiday promotions to come! Shopping online is available through their FB or IG by sending a message about what you’re interested in – shipping can be arranged.

16 Bank Street

Bank Street Theater

Bank Street is the perfect old-school movie theater with new-school technology that we hope will stick around forever! This theater has been entertaining patrons for 102 years! They’ve got 4 screens and the best popcorn around. Visit your local theaters often and don’t forget…

Movie gift cards are always a good idea!

46 Bank Street



Words: Bev Canepari / Pics: Lora Karam

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