Shop Local in West Virginia: Our 2023 Holiday Gift Guide
Cut down on the stress of holiday shopping this year and let our gift guide lead the way. Support local businesses while finding unique, Almost Heaven gifts that are perfect for everyone on your list!
Blackwater Falls Print
Rosalie Haizlett’s hand-painted watercolor print of Blackwater Falls
makes the perfect gift to proudly display the natural beauty of the state in any home or office. This design is printed in West Virginia on thick, textured paper and measures 8×10 inches.
Watch for Deer Tee
Kin Ship Goods
What better gift to show you care this holiday season than this darling Watch for Deer Tee
from Kin Ship Goods? A popular phrase in West Virginia, saying “watch for deer” is a commonly used as a term of endearment throughout Appalachia.
Blue Smoke Salsa Gift Box
Blue Smoke Salsa
What originated in 1993 in Robin Hildebrand’s Fayette county home has now grown into an extensive brand. This deluxe gift box
features the three best-sellers from the original recipe line – Mild, Medium, and Peach as well as one of each of the new Gourmet Series – Blueberry Jalapeno, Pineapple Habanero, and Cherry Chipotle. Use code WVTOURISM
for a 10% discount at checkout!
Buck & Bette
Stay warm this winter when sporting Buck & Bette’s original, cozy WV beanie
. The patch is inspired by the 1922 West Virginia vehicle license plate design. Choose from a variety of colors to best match the style of your special someone.
Pure WV Maple Syrup
Spruce Knob Maple
Taste pure, sweet maple syrup from the highest point in West Virginia when purchasing syrup from Spruce Knob Maple
. Family-owned, this business is the largest maple syrup producer in the state. Here, each tap is connected to a pipeline which runs thousands of gallons of sap into the sugar house creating liquid sunshine.
WV Coaster Set
Bear Wood Company
Bear Wood Company specializes in crafting rustic, yet elegant handmade home items using locally reclaimed wood. The WV Coaster Set
makes a lovely gift and adds a touch of local charm to any home. The coasters are water-sealed and ready for your favorite beverages.
Ski Season Passes
Canaan Valley Resort State Park
Give the gift of adventure this winter with a season pass
to Canaan Valley Resort State Park. Spend the entire winter shredding slopes whenever you’d like, at a reduced rate. Skiers and snowboarders can choose from the mountain’s 47 trails, ranging from beginner to advanced.
Appalachian Chocolate Company
Indulge in fine, bean-to-bar chocolate from Appalachian Chocolate Company
or give the treat away to someone else. Pick between milk, dark, coffee and mint flavors, all of which are made rich, creamy and delicious from local WV ingredients.
Official Almost Heaven Merchandise
West Virginia Tourism
Shop exclusive Almost Heaven merchandise at State Park Lodge gift shops starting this winter. Browse fanny packs, water bottles, ornaments, clothing, photo prints and more.
Baker Co. Leather
Hand-stitched right in West Virginia, Baker Co. Leather offers authentic leather products ranging from purses and wallets to belts and earrings. Their Belmont Bifold wallet
is sure to make any guy happy this Christmas. This classic features 6 card pockets, 2 interior side pockets, and a full size bill slot.
Hunting and Fishing License
WV Division of Natural Resources
Looking for a gift that keeps on giving? Check out West Virginia’s lifetime hunting and fishing licenses
. What’s better than being able to grow up spending time surrounded by Almost Heaven’s natural beauty, wooded forests and flowing streams?
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This post was last updated on November 29, 2023