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Find Gifts for the Whole Family in Salem, MA
December 8, 2017
Still shopping for the holidays? Salem’s shops are here to help with gifts for him, her, the kids, and even pets!
Clothing & Accessories
For high-quality winter weather clothing items like jackets, vests, hats, gloves, and more, visit Avalanche Company Store. Additional men’s clothing options can be found around downtown Salem with Ocean Chic Boutique’s recently launched men’s collection, an assortment of ties from the Peabody Essex Museum Shop, and Emporium 32’s variety of men’s accessories including aftershave, soaps, mustache combs, brass tie clips, formal and casual hats, and more.
Books & Gifts
Literary fans can find gifts for him at The Marble Faun Books & Gifts, which stocks books featuring literary cocktail recipes and Shakespearean editions of Star Wars. You may also find gifts for the beer or spirits enthusiast in your family with gift cards, apparel, or glassware from Notch Brewing and Deacon Giles Distillery.
Decorate a man cave with a locally-made fish print from Joe’s Fresh Fish Prints, or gift a printing class to learn how to create fish prints. Additional nautical décor and pieces based on a series of rotating art exhibits may be found at the Peabody Essex Museum Shop. For the history buff, shop at Waite & Peirce and find items based on Salem’s maritime history, or pick up a candle from the men’s collection at Witch City Wicks.
Shop for jewelry for her around Salem at local boutiques and jewelry shops like Clever Diva, RJ Coins and Jewelry, and the Peabody Essex Museum Shop. For a gift you won’t find anywhere else, check out RJ Coins and Jewelry’s Roman Glass sterling collection, which features pieces all made with 2,000-year-old glass excavated from archaeological sites in Israel.
From memorable souvenir tees to contemporary sweaters, clothing for her may be found at a variety of different retailers. To remember a trip to Salem, pick up a tee or sweatshirt from Witch Tee’s, Salemdipity or Trolley Depot. For a more high-fashion gift, look to J. Mode or Curtsy, or shop for beachy fashions at Ocean Chic Boutique and Waterbar.
Give the gift of relaxation with bath salts, candles, and soap. Shop for rose and lavender soaps at The Marble Faun Books and Gifts or pick up an all-natural soap or clay facial mask from Artemisia Botanicals. Include some ritual bath salts and candles from HausWitch Home + Healing, and you’ll have the perfect gift for an at-home spa day
Pick up a historical children’s or young adult books at Wicked Good Books, or at a favorite attraction like the Salem Witch Museum Store or The House of the Seven Gables Gift Shop or let the kids’ creativity run wild with a coloring book from the Peabody Essex Museum. Planning on coming back to Salem or visiting some National Parks? The Salem Regional Visitor Center and Waite and Peirce stock Junior Ranger passport books so the kids can collect stamps and complete activities for each park they visit.
Toys & Games
Classic board and card games with a Salem twist, replica colonial games, puzzles, and more may all be purchased at local attraction gift shop and Waite & Peirce. Find gifts for family game night, add a new plush animal to the kids’ collection, or plan to work together on a puzzle after your holiday celebrations.
Salem’s shops include gifts for the youngest members of the family as well. Shop for little ones with baby toys, clothing, and accessories at Curtsy, or pick out a Salem onesie from a variety of colors at Coon’s Card and Gift Shop.
Shop for pets at Coon’s Card & Gift Shop/Penelope’s Pet Boutique, and find a variety of dog toys and clothing for your furry friend at home. For locally-made dog biscuits, visit New England Dog Biscuit Co. and pick up a box of holiday dog treats. Shopping for a cat instead? New England Dog Biscuit Co. also carries cat toys and treats.