If the approaching holiday season has visions of a quick getaway dancing in your head, Anacortes might offer just the respite you need. Plus, with one-of-a-kind local boutiques, it’s the perfect spot to do some holiday shopping.
Anacortes has many local shops to offer. These businesses are great to keep in mind when looking to shop local, especially with the holiday’s right around the corner.
Anacortes’ unique the coastal Christmas tree stays lit all season in the city while you’re shopping along the local stores as you tick each name off your gift list. Decked out from trunk to treetop in nautical figurines like crabs, buoys, and boats, this 26-foot-tall tree can easily bring a smile to any Grinch’s face.
The Johnson Manor has a carefully curated selection that ensures you’ll be able to find gifts for everyone on your list. This includes books, tote bags, eco-friendly gifts, puzzles, games, paper products, sweet treats, crafts, and a section for babies and children.
The book lovers in your life will surely appreciate any special finds at Watermark Bookstore and Pelican Bay Books, while Pearl Buttons is a must if you love vintage shopping (there’s no rule that you can’t buy a gift for yourself, after all).
A visit to Anacortes will keep the entire family’s holiday cheer magical. Stay up to date in all holiday occasions happening around Anacortes by following their events calendar on their new site here. You can check on ferry times, business hours of local shops and even look for a place to stay during your weekend getaway on https://anacortes.org/. Anacortes is a world away, yet just a quick trip from Seattle – great to visit as a family this season.