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The Shoppes of Heritage Village
We are located in the heart of Historic Downtown Crystal River. A majority of these unique boutiques are in renovated historic homes and cottages on North Citrus Avenue. Enjoy a delightful stroll, in a Village where details matter. Our beautiful grounds filled with canopied Oaks, Palms, and Magnolia gives you a sense of yesterday, but with today's shopper in mind.

We are a perfect day trip including eateries, wine and tea bar, hair and nail salon, unique clothing and accessories (adult & children's). Designer eyewear (eye doctor on premises). The Bridal House (all special occasion needs). Home Decor & Gifts, antiques, hometown sporting needs, kayaks and tours, manatee and nature lovers paradise all right here in the beautiful downtown historic shopping district of Crystal River.

Our shoppes are as follows:
Village Welcome Center
                                     Gifts from the 
(352) 564-1400 
Hours: Open 7 Days A Week 10:00 a.m - 5:00 p.m.
(during the trolley and manatee season)
until March 31st
Your first stop, when you arrive at Heritage Village, should be the Village Welcome Center and Gift Shop in the Heritage House. This historic two-story homeplace, built in the late 1800's, is where the Village began. "The Heritage Girls" give you information about the Village Shoppes and supply you with a walking map and any coupons offered. Enjoy our "Gifts from the Heart" and on many occasions we have samplings from our kitchen. If you are planning a "group" day trip, contact us at (352) 564-1400, so we can be prepared for you!

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When visiting Florida and the Nature Coast, be sure to stop by Crystal River and visit us for guided kayak trips, kayak sales and rentals, and kayak accessories.

Explore Kings Bay and its first magnitude springs. Tour the coastal area with a marine biologist and learn about manatees and other flora and fauna from a degreed professional. Experience ecotourism as it should be practiced.

For the avid paddler, visit our retail shop. We carry the best kayaks and paddling accessories to be found in the area. Kayaks by Eddyline, Current Designs, and Hurricane. We have the BEST boats on the Bay.

Aardvark's is a small shop by design and customer service is what we do best. We know paddling and we'll take the time to talk to you and answer your questions.
 If you stop by and we are not there, look for the "Back at:" sign next to the front door. That'll tell you when we'll be back. Typically it'll only be a few minutes as we pick up or drop off our rental boats. We believe that if you want something done right, do it yourself.

Our pledge is to have the best kayaks on the Bay. No junk, no tubs, no box store mentality. We specialize in light weight gear.

Matt & Sue,
The Aardvark's
"We Paddle"
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(352) 795-5650
Hours: Monday and Tuesday - Closed
(Tours available by prior appointment)
Wednesday through Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
(Will be open on Holidays if they do not fall on a Monday or Tuesday)

The mother and daughter team of Dianna and Betsy brings a perfect balance to the buying for The Cotton Club women's boutique. We feature Fresh Produce clothing and sportswear, and Brighton Jewelry, accessories, shoes, and much more. Our many progressive clothing lines let you mix and match to enhance and extend your wardrobe, while our customer friendly attitude makes shopping a fun experience. We have been in the Heritage Village shopping center for 16 years.

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(352) 563-2582
Hot Heads is a full service hair salon offering foil hi-lites, the latest color and cut techniques, and styles. We have five stylists on staff for day, evening and Saturday appointments. Hot Heads is a Brazilian Keratin Treatment certified salon. We also offer massage, full service nails, spa pedicures and waxing. Custom gift baskets or a personalized gift certificate package are available for that special someone. Sulfate, sodium, and gluten-free products are now available

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The Art of Hair, Inc., Etc.
(352) 563-0068
Hours:  Tuesday through Saturday 9:30 a.m. till 6:00 p.m.
Evening appointments available during the week
Saturdays 9:30 a.m. till 5:00 p.m.
Visit MezMerEYES and check out their extensive selection of fun and funky eyewear of their more elegant designer lines like Dior, Versace, Cazal, and many more. You will receive that personal touch from Hilda and her staff to help you choose the perfect pair of frames and the latest lens options available. Call (352) 795-2020 to schedule an eye exam or for more information.
Step into this charming historic cottage, featuring hand-dipped ice cream, nostalgic candy, unique gifts, and much, much more...
(352) 564-0311
Hours: Monday through Friday 10:00 a.m. till 6:00 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 a.m. till 7:00 p.m.
Sunday 12 Noon till 4:00 p.m.
Specializing in antiques and vintage finds,
as well as repurposed and upcycled items
(352) 228-4931
(352) 586-8546
Franklin Anderson
Gallery of Arts
(352) 697-2702
Hours: Monday through Saturday 10:00 a.m. till 5:00 p.m.
& By Appointment
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GlassWerx is a glass art studio specializing in stained glass, fusing and mosaics. We offer classes, workshops, repairs and supplies. We also feature a glass gallery filled with beautiful handmade art and gifts. Please visit us on Facebook under Debsglasswerx!

"where eclectic funk
meets simple elegance in eyewear"
(352) 795-2020
Hours: Tuesday through Friday
10:00 a.m. till 5:30 p.m.
Saturdays 10:00 a.m. till 3:00 p.m. (Call ahead of time)
We Are Closed From After Memorial Day till After Labor Day
(352) 564-0902

for Lunch and Dinner.
Breakfast Also on Saturdays & Sundays.
Large Group Reservations Encouraged.

(352) 563-1425
Nautical and coastal décor, including nature-themed gifts.
Internationally published and award-winning photographers
specializing in wedding and portrait photography -
(352) 397-2787