Looking for the perfect gifts for the special man in your life? Look no further than Rowan County, NC, where a unique blend of local shops and stores offer a variety of options to suit every taste. Here's a curated gift guide along with five must-visit stores in Rowan County:


1. Backcountry & Beyond

322 S. Main St.
Salisbury, N.C. 28144

For any guy who's considered an outdoorsman, Backcountry & Beyond is the perfect place to shop to get him onto his next adventure. Whether he is in need of camping gear, grilling accessories, biking gear, or new clothes - Backcountry & Beyond is a perfect place to accomplish his wishlist.


2. Little Choo Choo Shop

500 Salisbury Ave.
Spencer, N.C. 28159

Have a model train enthusiast in your life? The Little Choo Choo Shop across the street from the N.C. Transportation Museum is the place for you to check out this year. From high quality merchandise to repairs, stop by to find him something special for the holidays this season.


3. Lost & Found

105 N. Main St.
Salisbury, N.C. 28144

Whether it's vinyl, retro t-shirts, antiques or novelty knick-knacks you're looking to buy him this holiday season, Lost & Found is the perfect place to shop. Anything from uniquely weird to timelessly popular can be found at Lost & Found. Stop by Downtown Salisbury to discover unique finds for the man in your life this year.


4. Mauney's 1840 Store

805 St. Stephens Church Rd.
Gold Hill, N.C. 28071

Speaking of timeless, if you know someone in your life who's all about collecting antiques, a trip to Gold Hill might be the thing for you. In the Historic Village of Gold Hill, Mauney's 1840 Store has plenty to offer. Come check them out and find him a gift to add to his collection of collectible antiques this Christmas.


5. Fullers Market & Ultimate Sports Apparel

112 S. Main St.
Salisbury, N.C. 28144

Fullers Market & Ultimate Sports Apparel has tons to choose from for the guys you're shopping for this holiday season. Let dad represent his Alma Mater with some new university apparel or pick him up a few of his favorite items from local brands. Either way - Fullers Market is a great place to stop in for a gift for him this year.


We’re certain you can find the perfect gift for everyone on your list from one of our Rowan County original businesses. If you need more ideas, check out all of our Rowan County shopping destinations on our website. Looking for gifts for her or kids? Check out our other gift guides on our blog.


Happy shopping and happy holidays from all of us in Rowan County!