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10 Best Holiday Shopping Stops in French Lick West Baden


Posted on 11/1/2019 by Visit French Lick West Baden

Whether you love it or don’t like it at all, not one little bit (don’t be a grinch), holiday shopping is right around the corner. French Lick West Baden has some great places to find a gift for everyone on your list, including that hard to buy for family member or friend, that already has everything (there’s no way they have this!)




  • Envision Designs – Hand crafted, unique, and made with love purses, baskets, totes and more! All of the profits from Envision Designs sales go directly to fund the programs and services for individuals with disabilities in our local community.

  • Patoka Lake Marina and Lodging – Patoka Station has gifts for your outdoorsy family members! Check out their unique signs, coasters, mugs, and more; you’re sure to make the recipient of your gift a “happy camper”.For other unique gift choices near Patoka Lake, try the gift shop at Patoka Lake Winery!

  • Bear Hollow Wood Carver’s – “Cutting Edge Art”, along with one-of-a-kind wood sculptures. If you don’t find exactly what you’re looking for in the store, custom work is available! This store has something for everyone including the dad who has everything (he doesn’t want another tie!)

  • French Lick Winery and Spirits of French Lick – With a shop full of at least 29 varieties of wine and a selection of artisan spirits, including vodka, bourbon, apple brandy, and aquavit, there are plenty of options to choose from. The gift shop includes gourmet pretzels, chocolates, wine glasses, magnets, apparel, and more!

  • French Lick West Baden Museum – The gift shop has an array of gift choices, even for the most unique individual on your list. From circus mugs commemorating the Hagenbeck – Wallace Circus to books about “Legend” Larry Bird. You won’t leave empty handed.




  • Indiana Landmark’s Emporium Shop – There are 100’s of great gifts inside the emporium shops at both the West Baden and French Lick Springs Hotel. Learn about history, get an Albert Einstein stuffed key-chain, inflatable boxing gloves, books, hats, novelty items, and so much more! This is a great place to find gifts for kids and adults!

  • Indiana Artisan Originals – Located inside the French Lick Resort, this shop is full of unique items perfect for gifting or for yourself! Items from the best artists and craftspeople in Indiana can be found right here! There are only two of these shops in the state!





  • Fox Hollow Gallery – Find a unique collection of mostly handcrafted items from regional and local artists. Beautifully crafted yard art, fountains, statues, rustic metal art, and vintage signs are just a few of the many things available at this one-of-a-kind shop.

  • Hinshaw’s Rock N’ Gems – Beautiful hand-crafted jewelry, decorative items, belt buckles, and guitar picks. Gemstones for all ages!

  • French Lick Scenic Railway – The gift shop for the Polar Express Train Ride™ is where you will find tons of licensed merchandise from hats, blankets and train sets to mugs and ornaments. If your little one’s love trains, you definitely want to check this out!



No matter where you decide to finish (or start) your holiday shopping #MyFrenchLick has gifts that’ll make you the most popular gift giver in your circle!

These are just a few suggestions to get your started, for other shopping options check out our website.