One doesn't have to get in the car to satisfy a shopping craving, as the Veranda Beach General Store is one of the best boutique shops in Oroville.

Whether you are looking to cook something different at your cottage or in need of a special ingredient or fresh vegetables, the Veranda Beach General Store likely has what you are looking for. Be prepared to spend a little time there mind you, as the cottage décor and unique gift ideas are bound to capture your interest. Oh, and send the kids over for a popsicle any time.

The area surrounding Veranda Beach offers endless possibilities for the serious, or even recreational, shopper.

Just down the road you'll find duty-free shops and the always popular warehouse-store Prince's, where you can pick up almost anything you may possibly need for your stay at the beach.

In downtown Oroville you can also find farmers markets and charming boutiques and shops with offerings of antiques, flowers, clothing, collectibles and gifts.

Feel like a road trip? Then take a short drive down the highway to Omak, Osoyoos or Oliver and find just the right item in one of their stores. Additionally, many of the local wineries have boutiques attached offering wine-related gifts, books and clothing.

Roadside fruit stands sell a delicious selection of seasonal fruits and vegetables. Depending on the time of year, you can get your fill of cherries, peaches, apples, melons, cucumbers, squash, tomatoes and a variety of other fresh, locally grown produce.