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.
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.
Give the adventurous person in your life an experience they’ll never forget with a trip to Covell Clydesdale Ranch. 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.
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. (Hint: These hand towels are from Simplistic Home).
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. You can even impress your loved one with handmade pottery, Tillandsia’s (Airplants), or mineral specimens from around the world.
A bottle of wine from one of Cambria’s local wineries is perfect for the vino lover in your life. Grapes grown in the unique coastal climate have a flavor unlike any other, attracting wine lovers from all over the world. Visit our estate wineries or pop into one of our tasting rooms for this sommelier-approved gift!
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. Linn’s offers a variety of delicious baked goods using recipes that have been perfected for decades.
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.