Shopping for Grads & Dads

ShopSmall logoNow is the time for graduation ceremonies and parties as well as Father’s Day on June 19th—and if your mind is like mine, it’s turned to gift giving—which in turn, means it’s time to shop! Thank goodness you can find those perfect presents in Solvang at more than 100 small, independent and family-owned boutiques (chain stores are virtually non-existent here).

The Copenhagen House entrance in SolvangAll within easy strolling distance, here’s some ideas to get your gift list checked off! Your first stop could be The Copenhagen House with numerous retail boutiques featuring some of the best contemporary Danish designer brands including Bering, Holme Gaard, Louis Poulsen, Rosendahl and Stelton   How about First Street Leather for luxe wallets, purses, jackets and more  Since 1946, Rasmussen’s has featured imports from Europe and Scandinavia—it’s like a general store with so much more!  Even if you don’t know the exact size, slide into the Solvang Shoe Store and treat your special someone with a gift certificate for one of their amazing selections of sandals, shoes & clogs.   No matter who is on your list, I’ll bet you’ll find The Book Loft is a readers and writers paradise with new and used books, puzzles and games.  For ALL the options, visit