North products are synonymous with quality and styles that will endure time. Visit Grand Rapids has selected this year’s gift giving guide to help with your Holiday shopping that focuses on shopping small this season at locally owned Minnesota stores.
Quilting, Antiques, and More!
ABC’s of Quilting – For a rustic, homey feel, check out the beautiful wool and patterns in stock and available online. They also offer quilting kits and classes.
Annabella’s Antiques – Unique, one-of-a-kind antique and vintage items to integrate in your home.
Birds of a Feather – Vintage women’s flannel shirt where no one is the same to the adorable Minnesota made knit hat. For more information, check out the Birds of a Feather Facebook Page.
Lake Lover Vintage – You will find antique and vintage finds along with personalized signs and lake maps made custom to order.
Home Decor & Minnesota-Themed Gift Items
Home decor and Minnesota-themed gift products make great holiday gifts for family and friends who love to spend time in Minnesota’s nature.
Clara’s Cupboard – You will find many vendors under one roof that offer antique, vintage and homemade unique home décor made from local materials.
Jenny and Company – For beautiful kitchen and table accessories Jenny and Company has everything you need. They will even share their recipes with you.
Kindred House Co. – Beautiful handmade furniture, home décor, candles and much more can be found at Kindred House Co.
Hoppertons – If it’s Minnesota you want it’s Minnesota you get at Hoppertons.
Frame Up – From fair trade products to locally made you can find beautiful items at Frame Up.
Red Willow – Three floors of home décor, furniture, jewelry, clothes and kitchenware.
Sports & Outdoors
The Grand Rapids region is a great destination for outdoor enthusiasts. Supplement your wardrobe and accessories with some great products by these local shops:
Benders Shoes – This shop has lots of options from rugged yet trendy winter boots to Up North flannel wear for men, women and children.
Itasca Trail Sport – For those active friends and family members consider a group gift of a fat tire bike or cross country skis from Itasca Trail Sport.
Paddle Hoppers – Canoes, Kayaks and Paddle Boards Oh My! If you have an outdoor enthusiast on your list consider Paddle Hoppers for your gift buying needs.
L&M Fleet Supply – For all the men in your life L & M is the place to shop for tools, parts, clothing, fishing and hunting gear and so much more.
For the Lover of History & Culture
Forest History Center – Take a trip back in time and get a gift that is unique to Northern Minnesota’s history.
Itasca County Historical Society – You will find unique items like copies of the Minnesota Photograph, “GRACE” and make jewelry from their penny press machine.
MacRostie Art Center – More than an art gallery, this marketplace offers handmade gifts by local artists that are made with products from the northwoods.
Reed’s Drug – At Nucara’s Reed’s Drug you can find a wide selection of Scandinavian gifts, locally made products and Minnesota made items and gifts.
Jewelry, Aveda, and More!
Central Square Mall – Sometimes a gift certificate is the best gift select from a bookstore, dollar store, clothing stores, gift shops, a jewelry shop, and a restaurant.
Salmela Jewelers – From beautiful jewelry to handmade decoys Salmela Jewelers is sure to impress this holiday season.
Shaw Florists – Beautiful gifts, antiques and quality Amish Furniture that will have you dreaming of coming North.
True North Salon and Spa – Everyone likes a little pampering and True North Salon and Spa is here to offers salon and spa services as well as Aveda products.
Convenient, Easy Local Shopping
All of these stores will ship products direct to your doorstep or to the person who you are ordering them for. You can find all of these Grand Rapids Shops in the Grand Rapids Visitor Guide.