Holiday Shop Local List

The High Country is built upon the many unique small businesses and the unforgettable experiences we offer, making it easy to keep the cheer here this Holiday Season.  The Boone Area Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce a growing compilation of locally sourced gifts in the 2022 Holiday Shop Local List.

This guide will provide gifters with a wide variety of local options ranging from specialty gifts and good eats to memorable experiences and ways to provide meaningful contributions.  Remember, our local purchases are powerful!

Send Your Favorite People Their Favorite Food!


Send good eats to all your favorite people from the following local restaurants!

Reid's Cafe
High quality food & service since 1999 in Banner Elk, NC.
The Beacon Butcher Bar
Serving farm to table comfort food & craft cocktails in Boone, NC.
Betty's Biscuits
Our traveling biscuit & beverage truck serving Boone and surrounding areas.

Give the Gift of a Stay at Lovill House Inn Bed & Breakfast


Every gift tells a story and makes great memories!
So why not give the gift of a stay at the Lovill House Inn Bed & Breakfast!
Built in 1875 by Captain Edward F. Lovill, the Lovill House in one of the oldest and most luxurious houses in Boone! In 2021, the Lovill House underwent an extensive renovation adding modern comfort and luxury.
We are now also sustainable! Our carport has enough solar and energy to power this historic property, and we have electric chargers for our guests!
Call to get your gift certificate today at 828-270-0831
Happy Technology is Geeks at Work & Computer Tamers Goal for You!


  • Still looking for the best device for you or as a gift? We can help save you time and money finding the right device! Setup and training are always included.
  • Is your home or office Wi-Fi slow and disconnected? We install Wi-Fi’s that are fast, secure and reliable!
  • Problems with getting Internet service? We are experts in getting Internet in remote places!
  • Need a security system to protect your family, home and office? We install high-quality security systems!
  • Old devices need some TLC? We repair desktops, laptops, and smart devices making them almost like new! PC, Apple and Android.
  • Want ongoing support for your technology? For peace of mind enroll in our SmartCare™ service for technical support and security monitoring!
  • Business owner? We specialize in business networks, server installations, and new office build outs!


Become a satisfied and loyal customer

High Country 365's Biggest Dining Pass Sale Event


We’re celebrating our 15-year anniversary by offering you our High Country Package on a buy one get 2 free, but for the holidays we’ve sweetened the deal making it a buy one get 4 free! This is deal has a value of $175 for only $55, consisting of over 90 restaurants and over 280 free meals! Use code: 23BOG4 in cart!
With the package you can save money at your favorite local restaurants, find new ones without risk, and give back to local organizations in the High Country of North Carolina all at the same time. A portion of all dining passes purchased will be donated to Operation Christmas Child.

Hospitality House of NWNC 2022 Holiday Honor Card


"Making a Difference"
Send a $5 Honor Card to a friend or family member this season honoring them with a gift to Hospitality House. 
One hundred percent of contributions support our housing, hunger relief, and homeless prevention programs in seven NC counties. Celebrating 35 years of raising awareness and funds to help homeless families and individuals. 



Great Deals for Everyone on your List from Carolina West Wireless


Carolina West Wireless is offering Great Deals for everyone

 on your list this gift-giving season. 
Data Deal!: Get Unlimited Data for the whole family at one of the most affordable prices on the market! Each line only costs $25 with four lines, so each member on your plan gets a data deal! Additionally, save up to $1000 when you bring your own devices.
Apple Watch LTE: Give your special someone a gift they'll use daily. Apple watches are $50 off, and for a limited time, data access is only $5 per month for the life of the plan. 
NEW iPhone 14: Gift yourself the newest iPhone at a great price. You can get any iPhone 14 model for $400 off with plus or premium plans. 
ALL SMARTPHONES ARE ON SALE: For December, we are giving an additional $100 off all smartphones! 
Gift a Memorable Experience this Holiday Season with 180 Float Spa


Relax and take the guess work out of holiday shopping

The perfect gift they’ll be talking about for months!
  • Stress & Anxiety Relief
  • Pain Relief 
  • Effortless Relaxation 
Float Therapy & Infrared Sauna Gift Certificates
  • Available in-store or online
  • Customize to include a personal message
  • E-gift cards can be printed or scheduled to be sent to an email recipientof your choice
Locally Made Wellness Products 
  • Shop local products from Valle Crucis Lavender House, Blowing Rock Creations, Small Axe Canna Co., and more!
  • Save 10% when you purchase a gift box with four or more products
(828) 832-8180 | | 249 Kimberly Drive, Boone, NC 28607

Unique Wellness Gifts to Fit Any Budget


The Care Collective would love to be part of your plans for this gift giving season!

Gift cards: We offer gift cards of any dollar amount for purchase in-person during our business hours, through 2pm on December 24, purchase online with options to mail or pick up in store, as well as e-gift cards available online 24/7.

Groups: Treat your business team, spend the day with your friend group, or have a self care day with your family…massage and traditional sauna rates starting at $74. We can and love to accommodate groups!

Gifts: We have also created specialty holiday gift sets, filled with our unique wellness items, ready to go and offered at a discounted rate.

Buy Your 2023 Mountain Alliance Dining Guide Today!


Nearly 40 restaurants have joined forces with Mountain Alliance this year to bring you over $600 in savings for just $65With 100% of the proceeds supporting local teens and each of these buy one, get one coupons bringing business to local restaurants, this purchase will help our High Country community continue to grow and thrive. To learn more about Mountain Alliance, visit our website.
Purchase a Dining Guide in-person at one of the following businesses: Footsloggers in Boone or Blowing Rock, Mast General Store in Boone, Reid's Cafe in Banner Elk, Rustic on Main Street in Blowing Rock, Stick Boy Bakery in Boone

Shop local food and gifts now at Blue Ridge Women in Agriculture!


Blue Ridge Women in Agriculture (BRWIA) has many opportunities to shop local this holiday season!
  • BRWIA’s Virtual Auction is happening NOW until Dec 12th. You can bid on unique experiences and products to support BRWIA’s work in the High Country!
  • Check out the Food Hub’s Holiday Gift Guide where you can find local gifts like soaps, salves, jellies, honey, hot sauce, & even pet treats! Order online.
  • The Boone Winter Farmers’ Market is open every Saturday from 10am-1pm from December - March. Featuring local crafts, cutting boards, jams, produce, meat, & more.
  • Gift certificates!


Shop local food and gifts

Celebrating #GivingTuesday with Chetola Resort



At Chetola Resort we love supporting local non-profit organizations in our area. That’s why this #GivingTuesday we’re encouraging giving instead of buying. Please consider giving to one of the wonderful non-profit organizations this giving season that are working to make the High Country a better place. 


#GivingTuesday with Chetola


Save 20% on Adventure at High Gravity Adventures


Save 20% on High Gravity Adventures 2023 season passes and advance tickets during the annual Holiday Sale! Season passes include unlimited access to the adventure park with no blackout dates and two swings on the Giant Swing with every visit. Plus, you can use your season pass to save 20% on High Gravity tickets for friends and family. Take advantage of the best pricing of the year and gift your loved one an adventure they are sure to love. Use promo code HOLIDAY at checkout!

 Shop Our Holiday Sale