If you know someone who’d rather whoosh down a snowy slope than hang out indoors, a Ski Butternut Bucks Card is ideal. Gift cards come in denominations from $10 to $100 and can be redeemed anywhere on the property, for everything from lift tickets to hot cocoa.
380 State Road, Great Barrington, MA
Score points with your favorite beer drinker with a four or six pack of Big Elm Brewing craft beer. Just down the way, Berkshire Mountain Distillers makes one of the top gins in the country, Greylock Gin. Also notable, its Shays’ Rebellion American Whiskey, a unique and complex whiskey made in conjunction with Sam Adams brewery.
Big Elm Brewing
65 Silver Street, Sheffield, MA
Berkshire Mountain Distillers
356 South Main Street, Sheffield, MA
Sheffield Pottery’s American Pottery store features wonderful handmade pottery, such as raku vases, stunning bowls, plates, mugs and more. Perfect for grandma: a Custom Family Tree Platter. Each personalized, kiln-fired platter is hand-lettered with the faces and names of family members.
Sheffield Pottery/American Made Pottery
995 North Main Street, Route 7, Sheffield, MA
You might not be able to swing a new sports car as a gift, but how about a book about them? Lime Rock Park: Six Decades of Speed, Beauty and Tradition, tells the story of one of America’s premier motorsports parks, located in nearby Lakeville, Connecticut. To go with it, you can buy a trip to the park for one of its races.
Lime Rock Park
497 Rock Road, Lakeville, CT
Know someone who loves the great outdoors? A Massachusetts DCR Parks Pass would provide a year of free parking to any of the state facilities that charge a parking fee. Just $60 for state residents, $120 for out-of-state.
You could always buy chocolates, but why not chocolate wine instead? Land of Nod Winery makes a decadent Chocolate Raspberry Fruit Wine that seems perfect for sipping by the fire.
Land of Nod winery
99 Lower Road, East Canaan, CT
Speaking of sitting by the fire, you can enjoy that every day when you stay at Staveleigh House Bed and Breakfast. Why not treat someone you love to a Gift Certificate for a stay—it will fit perfectly in a stocking!