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2020 Holiday Gift Guide

November 3, 2020

We have rounded up our favorite items to give the adventurer in your life. Support our community this holiday season by shopping local, with gifts for everyone on your list! Whether you are looking for something eco-friendly, warm and cozy, or even tasty, we offer a variety of gifts ready to ship or pick up today. Stop by NOC’s Outfitter’s Store on shop online now!

A Trendy New Nalgene

Eco-friendly AND trendy! Feel good about replacing disposable bottles with these cool new woodsy designs from Nalgene, available in four fun colors. Sticker it up or leave it bare and let the pattern speak for itself! 

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Plaid Nalgene 32 oz.

Locally Crafted Pottery

Shopping local is our favorite way to shop – and the folks on your list will love that you did when you choose an item from Potter in the Park. We think this little snowman mug and hot chocolate spoon will be a huge hit at your next Secret Santa!

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Snowman Mug and Chocolate Spoon

Gear that Celebrates the Trail

These comfortable shirts from Nature Bound are great for the outdoor enthusiast in your life who enjoys long walks in the woods. Plus – they are super cozy!

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Nature Bound Appalachian Trail Long Sleeve

Their New Favorite Friend

Cuddlekins Plush animals are … you guessed it … the cuddliest of the stuffed animals! Plus, they are super eco-friendly; the filling is made from recycled water bottles! With 11 different animals to choose from, grab their favorite, and watch their smile light up the room.

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Cuddlekins Plush

Pajamas for a Lazy Day

Who doesn’t love a snowy day watching movies and drinking hot cocoa by a fireplace? When the kids pull these pajamas by Lazyone, they’ll be ready for a lazy day in! Grab a matching set for the adults, too.

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Lazy One Kid Pajamas

Gift a Learning Opportunity

Is someone on your list looking to try something new? Introduction to Whitewater Kayak courses are perfect! Or, book an advanced course for the paddling enthusiast in your life.

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Paddling School at NOC

Keep First Aid Top of Mind

Does your loved one love adventure? Make sure they stay safe taking on their big plans for 2021 with an upgrade to their medical kit!

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Medkit Upgrade

Encourage Mindfulness

Near the top of our list is the book Afoot and Lighthearted – a prompted journal to help disconnect from the daily noise.

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Afoot and Lighthearted

Weberding Ornaments

A classic gift that will never go out of style – your friends will love reminiscing on NOC memories with these locally made wooden ornaments.

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Locally Crafted Ornaments

Give them an Experience 

The best gifts are the ones that create long-lasting memories. Grab an NOC Gift Card for them to choose an adventure, or book a 2021 trip on their behalf! For a limited time, gift card purchases of $100 or more will also receive a 2020 NOC Logo Nalgene. 

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For more gifts, gear, and apparel, shop online HERE, or visit any of our stores in Bryson City, NC, Asheville, NC, and Gatlinburg, TN! Thank you for supporting a local business this holiday season.

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