Vermilion Bay, being located at the start of the "Red Lake Road" (Highway 105), has all types of retail stores for all your shopping needs. There are plenty of places to purchase your live bait & tackle for your Canadian fishing trip. If you're looking for a souvenir, you'll find many Canadian items to bring home. There are hardware stores, grocery stores, convenience stores and more.
Egli's Sheep Farm & Animal Park is located in Minnitaki, 20 kms east of Vermilion Bay. They sell high-quality products made from sheep including toys, winter parkas, cozy sweaters and socks, and durable work wear. They combine respect for the environment and a renewable resource with excellent craftsmanship and dependable service. Their retail shop has expanded to become one of Canada's largest shop in wool and sheepskin specialty shops.