It’s that time of year, again! The ski resorts are making snow, Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and Christmas music can be heard on the radio. Have you started your holiday shopping? It’s easy to take care of everyone on your list here in the White Mountains.
With over 70 brand name outlet shops to choose from, along with restaurants and seasonal events, there is something for every shopper to enjoy. The newly added expansion of Settler’s Green Streetside offers several new shops and an upscale restaurant which includes 30 draft beers on tap.
From jewelry to shoes, to chocolate, and candles, this is THE stop to make in the southern White Mountains for everyone on your holiday list. Don’t forget to visit the Shopper Services office to get your coupon book for savings throughout the Outlets.
Books and Toys
This Main Street shop’s motto is play…laugh…learn! They offer classic and modern toys and games, and carry a wide array of books for adults and children. They recently won the Parenting New Hampshire Magazine 2017 award for the North of Concord Favorite Children’s Local Book Store. They host events throughout the year including toy demos and a Where’s Waldo month-long scavenger hunt.
Wander in to this bookstore for the latest White Mountain travel guides, climbing guides, nature guides, and books about fishing and boating. A perfect place to find reading material for the outdoor enthusiast on your list or if you need some help finding great hiking in the White Mountains.
If you or someone on your holiday list is in need of a rustic home makeover, make sure to check out the Calico Cottage in Littleton. They carry a large selection of country and rustic style home décor, hand-made signs, NH made gifts, and braided rugs.
This unique antique shop in the northern White Mountains specializes in vintage clothing and accessories, costume jewelry, vintage lighting, and tools. They also carry antique furniture, books, and prints. One of a kind finds for that special person in your life.
Clothing and Accessories
This funky, upscale clothing boutique has a vintage boho vibe and is owned by two sisters. For the fashionista on your shopping list, you will find designer fashions, along with pieces created by local artists. They’ll have you accessorized with everything from socks, to handbags, winter outerwear, and beauty products.
A gift shop and museum in one! Come sample dips, jellies, and their famous Friendship Tea, then take home your own to keep or give as gifts. They also carry a collection of quilts, jewelry, carved wooden bowls and platters, and Byers’ Choice Carolers. All of this set with the beautiful backdrop of the White Mountains.
Home to the “World’s Greatest” Cheddar Cheese, a stop to Harman’s never disappoints. Sample some of their cheddar varieties before taking some home or shipping it to a loved one for a special and tasty treat for the holidays. Along with their incredible cheese, they also sell a variety of crackers, jellies, pickles, candy, and Moxie accessories for the fan in your life. Take a moment to stop by the little red country store for delicious surprises.
Homemade fudge, hand-dipped chocolates, maple products, and truffles. Is your mouth watering yet? All of their tasty creations are hand-made, unique, and delicious.
Crossing the threshold of Fadden’s, will transport you to another time. This old-time style general store has been in the Fadden family for 7 generations, and their family tradition of creating quality maple products continues to this day. They have been making award-winning maple syrup since the 1930’s and will ship their product around the world for that person on your list that needs their NH Maple Syrup on their pancakes.
This store on Main Street in Lincoln sells a wide variety of craft beers, wines, cigars, and artisanal foods. Create a gift basket for your friend or a family member that enjoys the finer things in life.
This unique gallery on Main Street in Plymouth is an artisans’ co-op, bringing together local artists in a community gallery setting. Peruse paintings, stained glass, pottery, photography and jewelry, in a warm and inviting setting.
If you’re looking for a piece of original art by local artist Jack Richardson, take a stroll through this gallery and art shop on Main Street in North Woodstock. They also carry pieces by local artists including jewelry prints, and pottery.
This is local shopping at its finest. With White Mountain locations in Littleton and North Conway, you will find a unique piece of artwork by a juried local artist. One of a kind jewelry, furniture, pottery, and housewares all in one convenient location.
Nothing says the holidays quite like a store dedicated to the season. Located in North Conway and North Woodstock, you will certainly be in the holiday spirit once you step into the store. There is room after room filled with Christmas ornaments, lawn decorations, Christmas lights, Christmas villages, home décor, and much more.