Popular chain hobby retailers such as Michaels and Hobby Lobby offer store locators on their websites. It is also possible to search for local hobby shops on Yelp and to determine each shop's proximity using the map feature.
To use the Michaels store locator, click on Store Locator under Contacts at the bottom of the Michaels homepage, michaels.com The store locator uses the potential customer's IP address to indicate the nearest retail locations. Hobby Lobby's store locator is listed at the bottom of hobbylobby.com under Store Information. After clicking the link, it is possible to search for retail locations by ZIP code or by city and state.