While the holidays are full of fun and jolly, gift shipping can get tricky when trying to find the perfect gift for everyone. Do not worry! We have you covered with our 2018 Gift Giving Guide!

Art Lover

For those who enjoy the arts, give the gift of something unique and handmade! Bellingham’s creative community has many shops, galleries, and craft stores to find just that. Here are some of our suggestions:

1001 Harris Ave., Bellingham

Dakota Art Store
1322 Cornwall Ave., Bellingham

Tea Connoisseur

For those who love a good cup of tea, give the gift of just that! Bellingham has many local tea shops where you can purchase specialty teas and tea accessories.

11th Hour Coffee and Tea Bar
833 N. State St., Bellingham

Wonderland Tea and Spices
1305 Railroad Ave., Bellingham

Plant Mama

For those with a green thumb, plants are a great gift! There are numerous local nurseries and plant shops to choose from. Here are a few to get you started!

Garden Spot Nursery
900 Alabama St., Bellingham

1201 Cornwall Ave. #103, Bellingham


For those who love food, give the gift of a tasty meal! Bellingham is full of amazing restaurants, and whether it’s a date night with your loved one or just grabbing a gift card, a night out on the town is a great gift for anyone! Here are some of our foodies suggestions:

Bellingham Cider Company
4403, 205 Prospect St., Bellingham

Övn Pizza
1148 10th St., Bellingham

Show it with tickets

For those who love going out on the town, give the gift of a show with tickets!

UpFront Theatre
1208 Bay St., Bellingham

Mount Baker Theatre
104 N. Commercial St., Bellingham

Active Aficionado

For those who like to stay moving, give the gift of an activity! (This is a good gift for dads!) Hit the green or head up to Mount Baker for a gift full of fun!

North Bellingham Golf Course
205 W. Smith Rd., Bellingham

Ski Ticket at Baker

Spa Enthusiast

For those who like to have some TLC, give the gift of a relaxing spa day. Float away problems with float therapy or relax with multiple kinds of skin care treatments.

Still Life Massage and Float
19 Bellwether Way #101, Bellingham

Kucumber Skin Lounge
436 W. Bakerview Rd. #101, Bellingham


For those who can shop till they drop, Bellingham is full of local shops with incredible clothes and knick-knacks. Check these ones out!

121 W. Chestnut St., Bellingham

1147 N. State St., Bellingham

Gift Card Fiend

And for those you really don’t know what to get for, give the gift of a gift card! It’s a safe bet when you are totally out of gift ideas and who doesn’t love gift cards?

Happy holidays from yours to yours and a happy new year! We wish you the best on your hunt for the best holiday gifts for the ones you love.  

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