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The Ultimate Cambria Gift Guide

Calling all Christmas lovers: head to Cambria to awaken your holiday spirit! Festive feelings are alive and well here on the Central Coast—both residents and visitors are treated to a true winter wonderland each year, with holiday magic everywhere you turn. Fortunately, there is no better place to do your holiday shopping! There are no chains in Cambria, which means you are sure to leave with uniquely memorable gifts for your loved ones. During your next visit, use our helpful guide to become the holiday hero among your family and friends.

For the holiday host, a festive decoration for their home

Stop into any one of the unique boutiques in Cambria’s East or West Village to discover the perfect decorative tree or trinket for the person who always graciously hosts holiday gatherings.

For the artistic spirit, a special antique or piece of local art

While you’re browsing the many local antique shops and art galleries in Cambria, look for something that reminds you of them—they’ll love the heartfelt gesture and treasure your gift for years to come.

For the person who has everything, a delicious, locally made pie from Linn’s

If there’s someone on your list who has it all, pick up a pie from Linn’s or order one online—everyone loves pie, and Linn’s offers a variety of delicious baked goods using recipes that have been perfected for decades. (We love the Cambria-original olallieberry pie, but we’re biased.)

For the aspiring chef, a cookbook featuring special Cambria recipes

Whether they are a whiz in the kitchen or just learning how to use the stove, they’ll be able to impress all of their future dinner guests with recipes from this cookbook, which all come from residents of Cambria. You can find it in numerous stores around town.

For the outdoorsman or woman, a gift certificate for a trail ride on horseback

While horseback riding in Cambria, visitors will enjoy the gentle horses, rugged trails, and views of the Pacific Ocean. Any lover of the outdoors will appreciate this gift—and if you’re lucky, you might be able to tag along for the ride.

For the wordsmith, something with a sweet saying from a local gift shop

Charming, funny, and relatable sayings are always in style, so find something that says it all in one of the many delightful gift shops in Cambria—whatever you find will be the perfect accent in any home.

For the green thumb, a potted succulent

Grow Nursery is full of gorgeous gifts, but your gardening buddy will love the many adorable succulents they offer. They offer succulents of all sizes—including pots with a blend of various colors and types.

For the foodie, a variety of olallieberry goodies

Olallieberries are delicious year-round, but their vivid, pinkish-red hue makes them perfect for the holidays. Treat your food-loving friend to a basket of olallieberry jams, dressings, syrups, and sauces from Linn’s to add some Central Coast to their diet.

For your significant other, the gift of a weekend getaway in Cambria

There is nothing more romantic or thoughtful than the gift of time spent alone together. Plan an escape to Cambria after the holidays and reconnect with your loved one while admiring ocean views and dining on delicious meals.