Finding the perfect holiday gift for friends, family and that special someone on your list can be so much easier said than done. What do you buy for the significant other who literally already has EVERYTHING? Or the co-worker you drew for the office’s gift exchange?
While holiday fanatics tend to get involved in the hustle and bustle of the season, sometimes, you can find the most miraculous gifts in the convenience of your own backyard.
Staycation at Ironworks Hotel Indy
Indianapolis’ only north side boutique hotel offers a staycation that’s ideal for anyone who needs a weekend getaway. This luxury hotel offers industrial charm, modern amenities and four room options. Ironworks Hotel is also pet-friendly so you don’t have to leave your furry friends behind!
The hotel’s on-site eateries are owned by the acclaimed Cunningham Restaurant Group. Rize is available for breakfast and lunch, and Provision is open for dinner. Both offer locally-sourced, sustainable, fresh and delicious food like you’ve never had in Indy. You also won’t want to miss spa services from Massage Heights, which include a variety of massages that range from deep tissue to hot stone therapy.
Those interested in booking a staycation at Ironworks can do so online, or by calling (463) 221-2200. Gift cards are also available for purchase.
Dinner at Ruth’s Chris
Also located on Indianapolis’ north side, Ruth’s Chris Indianapolis offers an unparalleled dining experience that is guaranteed to entice anyone on your list this Christmas. Conveniently open on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, Ruth’s Chris has perfected their broiling method and seasoning techniques to ensure each cut of USDA Prime beef arrives cooked to perfection.
Ruth’s Chris warm and elegant atmosphere makes for a romantic dinner for two or an evening of cocktails with friends. Gift cards are available for purchase, and you can reserve your evening online, or by calling (317) 844-1155.
Gift Box from Blondie’s Cookies
For all the lovers of sweets on your list, you could not ask for a better cookie than from Blondie’s Cookies. With a variety of hand-packed party trays, gift boxes, custom decorated cookies and brownies, this local bakery sure has a sweet way to say “Happy Holidays!” to everyone in your life.
Located at Keystone Fashion Mall near Saks Fifth Avenue, you can pick up a tray of assorted holiday cookies in-store this season, or request a custom order by calling (317) 705-9883.
Mani/Pedi at Vogue Nail Spa
Let Vogue Nail Spa help you enter your New Year with a little self-care. Vogue Nail Spa is an upscale nail spa that offers the works: manicures, pedicures, waxing, facials and other luxurious spa treatments, for both men and women. Special attention is placed on quality service and natural, chemical-free products, and an assortment of more than 1,000 polish colors is also available.
Treat your BFF to a spa day, or give your mom the gift certificate she deserves. You can learn more about the spa’s services in-store, or by calling (317) 344-8080.
Top Golf Fishers Experience
As the talk of the town, recently-opened Top Golf Fishers is a suitable gift for sporty and non-sporty people alike.
With over 100 climate-controlled hitting bays and a full-service restaurant and bar, Top Golf has a super fun atmosphere! Hit micro-chipped golf balls into giant targets in the outfield to score points. Stay warm in the winter, as Top Golf has heated seats and bays to ensure you can practice your swing year-around. You can reserve your next Top Golf outing or purchase a gift card online, or you can learn more by calling (765) 212-3488.
Indianapolis Neighborhood Map
Local boutique, Silver in the City, located on Mass Ave. and in Carmel, offers a plethora of unique and locally-crafted gifts, including jewelry, housewares, decorative art and even some of the most quirky and unconventional items in town.
More notably, Silver in the City’s NapLab “Neighborhoods of Indianapolis” poster is a trendy way to portray the love for your home city. Whether buying for artsy friends, or those who simply love Indianapolis, this poster can be purchased online or found in-store as supplies last.