Now that the Thanksgiving holiday is over it’s tome to start thinking about holiday gift shopping. Luckily, with so many fantastic local businesses in Durham holiday shopping is a breeze! We got a chance to visit some of our favorite businesses within walking distance of The King’s Daughters Inn and see what great things they have to offer this holiday season:
Holiday Storefront at Jack
Ties, Jewelry & more!

Jack: Jack has gifts for everyone on your list! They have an expansive selection of men’s products in particular, ideal for all the stylish guys in your life.  They have sophisticated Lee Allison silk ties, cuff links, shaving kits, and barware plus a helpful staff to help you pick out the perfect gift.


Smitten Window Display
Bourbon and Boweties at Smitten!
Smitten Boutique:There are so many great things about the Smitten Boutique that make it holiday shopping central for the ladies on your list. They have gift-wrapping services, personal shopping, in-store shipping and more! We love the Bourbon and Boweties Bracelets- beautifully crafted and wonderfully unique, they are the perfect accessories for any occasion.
Chilly Dogs Display at Other End of the Leash
Bones, Bowls, & More!
Other End of the Leash: We can’t forget our furry friends this holiday season! For the pets and pet lovers in your life Other End of the Leash has it all. Some of our favorite items are: pet treats baked in store and adorable pet sweaters and scarves made by Chilly Dogs. Make no bones about it- they have everything pets need for a warm and happy holidays.
A Look inside the wonderful James Kennedy Galleries

Black Mountain Studio Pottery




James Kennedy Galleries: For your favorite art lover or historian, the James Kennedy Gallery has a stunning array of hand crafted clay pots, jewelry, antiques, blown glass and so much more! Some of our favorites include the Black Mountain Studio Pottery handmade North Carolina Stoneware including: bowls, mugs, platters, and even a microwave bacon cooker.
These are just a few amazing local businesses to check out this holiday season! Stay tuned to The King’s Daughters Inn blog as we visit more great local businesses and keep you up to date on all the holiday happenings in Durham!
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