The holidays mean family, warm memories, and celebration. They also bring some stressors like picking out the perfect gift. Maine holiday gifts are a great option to find something unique that everyone will love! If you want to discover the best Maine holiday gifts, consider a mail-order option from one of our favorite Maine gift shops. Or, if you are in town visiting Deer Isle, you can stop by one of these great local stores. Deer Isle souvenirs make great presents during the holiday season; many of our island artists create truly one-of-a-kind creations that you will not be able to find anywhere else! For some ideas on great Maine holiday gifts, consider our following suggestions.
Our complimentary Vacation Guide has some of the best ideas for shopping for Maine holiday gifts as well! Use our free guide to find everything you need to know about Downeast Maine such as:
- Cultural events, museums, and entertainment
- The best restaurants in the area
- Festivals and attractions you won’t want to miss
- Outdoor activities for all skill levels
4 of the Best Places to Find Maine Holiday Gifts
1. 44 North Coffee
For the coffee lover in your life, order a delicious blend from 44 North! This coffee roaster, just around the corner from Pilgrim’s Inn, features a variety of on-site blended brews. Choose the Blonde Pearl Espresso or the Royal Tar Blend. These fair trade organic beans are available in a half-pound, 12-ounce, or pound bag. They also offer awesome gift baskets like French Press and coffee grounds combos! If you know someone that will be visiting Pilgrim’s Inn in the next year, you could even give them a gift card to get some delicious coffee during their stay.
2. Black Dinah Chocolatiers
There aren’t many people who don’t love chocolate, especially chocolates of such high quality like these from Black Dinah Chocolatiers! Order some delicious chocolate from Isle Au Haut for your loved ones this holiday season. This chocolate shop offers bark, caramels, a truffle collection, woodland animal molds, and holiday packages. Each treat is expertly made, not to mention incredibly pleasing to the eye. They’re almost too pretty to eat!
3. Nervous Nellie’s
One of our favorite places to shop for Maine holiday gifts is Nervous Nellie’s Jams and Jellies. The Jelly Kitchen works overtime this time of year to keep up with demand for all their delicious jams and jellies! Not only will you find delicious spreads at this delightful Maine gift shop, you will also find their accompaniments like scone and muffin mix. They also offer other great gifts for the holidays such as pine cone candles, one-of-a-kind comic books, hand-crafted mugs, maple syrup and more. Plus, when you order gifts from Nervous Nellie’s online, they will ship out your box with an adorable Gingham ribbon and a sprig of fresh balsam from Maine!
4. The Periwinkle
Not only is The Periwinkle located right next door to Pilgrim’s Inn, it is a great shop for finding Maine holiday gifts. This shop offers Deer Isle and Stonington specialties from unique local artwork to books and other merchandise. You can purchase locally crafted soaps, balsam fir potpourri, Deer Isle granite, and more. There are some great jewelry options as well, such as local map earrings and silver Maine state necklaces. Other items include wine glasses, candies, figurines, and sculptures.
One of the Best Maine Holiday Gifts is a Pilgrim’s Inn Gift Certificate
Give the gift of incredible memories when you give your loved one a Gift Certificate to Pilgrim’s Inn. Everyone deserves the opportunity of a trip to Maine, and you can bring them one step closer with this thoughtful gift! With gorgeous views and comfortable accommodations, they are sure to love the historic inn. Gift certificates can be made out to any amount and can be used for both lodging and dining. They do not have expiration dates, so you don’t have to worry about pressuring anyone into a vacation! Purchase the gift certificate online, or by contacting us.