Ideas for Finding the Perfect Holiday Gift When You’re New in Town

pointsettaRelocating to Colorado is an exciting adventure, but with the holidays nearly upon us, where to shop may present many challenges of its own. Numerous malls dot the Front Range area, but independent shops offer many unique shopping opportunities as well, with great gift ideas for all your family members.

Archery & Hunting

Rocky Mountain Archery – This family owned and operated business meets all bow and crossbow needs including restringing, repairs and recurves. They offer lessons, rental equipment and gift certificates for hours of fun.

Gander Mountain – This large, standalone store in Thornton is a one-stop-shop for gifting hunters, fisherman and campers. With a huge selection of apparel and footwear, the business also offers many classes such as regulations regarding conceal and carry licenses. You can pick up a hunting or fishing license, have your gun checked at the gunsmith shop and more.


The Creative Needle – For friends and family who love to quilt, cross stitch and sew, the Creative Needle is a fun place to find the perfect gift. Their products include patterns, threads, 100-percent cotton fabrics for quilting, cross-stitch fabrics, cutting tables and comfortable chairs. They offer a variety of sewing, embroidery and serger machines, all of which feature the latest bells and whistles.


Wines Off Wynkoop – This charming wine shop proudly touts the title: Best Wine Shop of 2016. Near LoDo at 1610 16th Street Mall, the shop features cases of wine on three levels, brick walls and wooden floors. A friendly, knowledgeable staff assist with selections, the store offers gift-wrapping and free downtown delivery. Free tastings, a wine club, gift baskets and gift certificates make this a popular place to shop.


Le Chocolatier – This locally-owned shop is the place to go for fantastic Belgian chocolates. It’s right next to the historic Oriental Theater and has a wonderful selection of holiday chocolates.

For more information on relocating to Metro Denver and finding the perfect home and neighborhood, contact us. We are here to help.