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Unique Christmas Gifts

Looking for something unique?

From Michigan-made soaps to sailing excursions, antiques to electric bikes, and everything in between, here are some ideas to find something special for that person who seems to have everything! 

Christmas shoppers will find special gifts at the Battle Creek Welcome Center. The Michigan-themed puzzles are popular, as are the Cereal City candles. Pick up new welcome door mats that feature an outline of Michigan and the word “Home,” as well as Post shirts and Kellogg memorabilia.

Give the gift of safety with a “Keep Looking Up” mask from Silver Beach Carousel in St. Joseph, available online.

Shop at Herbology in Bangor for seasonal specials on flower, edibles, vapes, and more. 

The Critter Barn in Zeeland will have Goat Soap and a 2021 Critter Barn calendar for sale this holiday season. 

Get your holiday shopping done early by purchasing unique, locally-made gifts at the Grand Rapids Public Museum Curiosity Shop! The Curiosity Shop is a treasure trove of wonders that celebrate curiosity and adventure. Whether it’s a gift from a Michigan artisan or a book or toy chosen from their large selection, find the perfect memento of your visit. The Curiosity Shop is open M-F from 9 a.m to 5 p.m. and S-S from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission to the Museum is not required to shop. Can’t make it to the museum? Shop from the comfort of your home at the  online Curiosity Shop. Curbside pickup and shipping available.

Electric Bike Place (powered by MACkite) in Grand Haven prides itself on offering products that are fun for all ages. You’ll find gifts for any skate, surf, and wake enthusiast on your list. Please call 800-622-4655 or visit Electric Bike Place online for questions or to place an order. 

Are your children or grandchildren interested in science? How about being on a 77′ schooner on the water while they learn about science? The Suttons Bay Inland Seas Education Association’s 2021 summer public schedule is posted and includes programs like Great Lakes Discovery, Fishes of Lake Michigan, Great Lakes Under the Microscope, and more! Don’t want to commit to a specific date just yet? Gift cards also make great holiday gifts.

As the holidays approach, you may be thinking about how to show love to your family without showing your face inside a store. That’s why online shopping at Michilimackinac Historical Society Museum Store in St. Ignace makes perfect sense. They are fully stocked with Michigan-made gifts for every age and interest. Browse the store for jewelry, art, decor, Native American crafts, books, and much more. Your purchase supports local craftspeople as well as the Museum. 

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