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Great Locally Made Gifts Across the U.S.

The holidays are upon us! Small Business Saturday is just a few days away, offering a great opportunity to support local businesses in your community. You feel good about shopping small, your friends and family get fun, unique gifts. It’s a win-win…win! If you’re already planning to support great local businesses this holiday season, you’re not alone. A Yelp-commissioned survey conducted online by The Harris Poll among over 2,000 U.S. adults found that over 150 million Americans are likely to shop at local independent businesses for gifts this holiday season*, and together, all of these local holiday shoppers plan to spend more than $63 billion at local independent businesses.** That’s a whole lot of love for local businesses across the country!

For some local shopping inspiration, we put together a list of the best locally-made gifts from across the country. From locally distilled spirits to hand-crafted soaps, from Maine to Hawaii, check out these amazing locally-made gifts near you.

Alabama
Choose from hundreds of Alabama-made products to create the perfect gift basket at Alabama Goods (Homewood)

Alaska
Find jewelry made from many materials including sea glass and fossils at Cabin Fever Gifts (Anchorage)

Arizona
MAME soy candles from urbAna Phoenix (Phoenix)

Arkansas
Sandstone artisan mugs by Deal Poole from War Eagle Mill (Bentonville)

California
Handcrafted pottery from Redemption (Campbell)
Growlettes of Cider from Ironbark Ciderworks (Claremont)
Pet portraits by Furtographs Pet Portraiture (Los Angeles)
Locally grown succulents in custom mason jars from The Prickly Pear (Sacramento)
Chocolate 101 class at Dandelion Chocolate (San Francisco)
Coffee cash fanny packs from M Lovewell (Santa Ana)
Tasty gift baskets from Santa Barbara Gift Baskets (Santa Barbara)
Block Shop Textiles’ woodblock print from General Store (Venice)

Colorado
Art pieces from 200+ local artists and designers at the I Heart Denver Store (Denver)

Connecticut
Holiday gift sample pack of Waypoint Spirits (Hartford)

Delaware
A growler of beer from Dogfish Head Craft Brewery (Milton)

Florida
Massive shells from The Shell Factory (Fort Myers)
Grace scarf from Rethreaded (Jacksonville)
Brigadeiros from OH MY GOSH! Brigadeiros (Miami)
Gold & champagne handmade marshmallows from Wondermade (Orlando)
Coffee grounds from Lucky Goat Coffee (Tallahassee)
Handcrafted jewelry from Albisia’s Jewelry (Tampa)

Georgia
UnCommon Scents Candles from Wild Oats & Billy Goats (Decatur)

Hawaii
Unique truffles from Choco le’a (Honolulu)

Idaho
Lost Little Things’ Idaho Counties Puzzle from Banana Ink (Boise)

Illinois
Taylor Street Soap’s whipped soap from Local Goods Chicago (Chicago)
Ceramics from Stumble & Relish (Evanston)

Indiana
Circles Ice Cream pints from Wildwood Market (Indianapolis)

Iowa
Create a one-of-a-kind gift basket at Heart of Iowa Marketplace (West Des Moines)

Kansas
Neighborhood Pride candles from Bungalow 26 (Wichita)

Kentucky
Bourbon chocolates from Old Kentucky Chocolates (Lexington)
Terrarium or air plant from Mahonia (Louisville)

Louisiana
Pelican 3 Wisemen print from Lagniappe Frame Shoppe (Baton Rouge)

Maine
Goods made from locally harvested seaweed at Heritage Seaweed (Portland)

Maryland
McClintock Reserve, a cognac barrel-aged gin from McClintock Distilling (Frederick)

Massachusetts
Boston Symphony Orchestra membership from Boston Symphony Hall (Boston)
Art pieces and goods from Crompton Collective (Worcester)

Michigan
Illustrated Michigan map print from City Bird (Detroit)
Snake plant from Peace & Toil (Grand Rapids)
BeeJoyful reusable food wraps from Earthly Delights at Amy Zane (Kalamazoo)

Minnesota
One-of-a-kind gifts from Greater Goods (Minneapolis)

Mississippi
Monogrammed stationery from Fresh Ink (Jackson)

Missouri
Handmade soaps from Maven (Maplewood)

Montana
Loose teas and spices from Butterfly Herbs (Missoula)

Nebraska
Napoleon torte from Lithuanian Bakery & Cafe (Omaha)

Nevada
Clothing and goods from Home Means Nevada (Reno)

New Hampshire
Handmade items and local wine from Marketplace New England (Concord)

New Jersey
Chocolate salami from Vanillamore (Montclair)

New Mexico
Desert deodorant from Dryland Wilds (Santa Fe)

New York
Handcast glassworks from Hudson Beach Glass Inc (Beacon)
Handmade pasta from Un Posto Italiano (Brooklyn)
Rocket Sauce from Lloyd Taco Factory (Buffalo)
Custom perfumes or colognes from Perfumariē (Manhattan)
Salted caramel chocolate sauce from Laughing Gull Chocolates (Rochester)

North Carolina
Art prints by Hannah Dansie from Horse & Hero (Asheville)
Honey from Cloiser Honey (Charlotte)

Personalized terrariums from The ZEN Succulent (Durham)
Kombucha from Panacea Brewing Co. (Wilmington)

North Dakota
Handcrafted goods from Unglued Market (Fargo)

Ohio
Cleveland Christmas Bourbon from Cleveland Whiskey (Cleveland)
Bath bombs and beer soap from Glenn Avenue Soap Company (Columbus)

Oklahoma
Oklahoma City Thunder gear from Shop Good (Oklahoma City)

Oregon
Jacobsen Salt Co. salt set from MadeHere PDX (Portland)

Pennsylvania
Whiskey or rum barrel aging kits from Manatawny Still Works (Philadelphia)

Rhode Island
Art from Rhode Island School of Design at risd works (Providence)

South Carolina
Sweetgrass baskets from Charleston City Market (Charleston)
Coffee from Methodical Coffee (Greenville)

South Dakota
Lakota art from Prairie Edge Trading Co & Galleries (Rapid City)

Tennessee
Handcrafted chocolate Tennessee states from Knoxville Chocolate Company (Knoxville)
Custom fiddles and violins from The Violin Shop (Nashville)

Texas
Oak Junmai sake from Texas Sake (Austin)
Locally made candles from Society (Dallas)
Box of chocolate bites from Cacao and Cardamom (Houston)

Utah
Handmade minimalist jewelry from The Land of Salt (Salt Lake City)

Vermont
Specialty goods from Sweet Cecily (Middlebury)

Virginia
Gourmet treats from For the Love of Chocolate (Richmond)

Washington
Locally made chocolates from Theo Chocolate (Seattle)
Gift baskets filled with all things Pacific Northwest from Simply Northwest (Spokane)

Washington D.C.
Shea butter products from Shea Yeleen’s Batik Gift Set at Steadfast Supply (Washington D.C.)

Wisconsin
Bag of Cheese Curds from Scray’s Cheese (De Pere)
Spirits from Great Lakes Distillery (Milwaukee)

West Virginia
One-of-a-kind West Virginia items from Eggplant (Charleston)

Wyoming
Custom jewelry and minerals from Bohemian Metals (Cheyenne)

 

*Based on 234.6 million American adults (according to US 2010 Census) multiplied by 64% of Americans likely to shop local this holiday season = 150,144,000

**Based on 234.6 million American adults (according to US 2010 Census) multiplied by 64% of Americans likely to shop local this holiday season multiplied by average spend of $424.80 = $63,781,171,200