Last Minute Holiday Gift Ideas in Illinois

It seems as though the end of the year is almost here, and days are flying by so quickly that Christmas might have snuck up on you. If your holiday shopping list is getting longer by the day, but nothing is getting crossed off it- try these quick and easy holiday ideas that make it seem like you’ve been planning for months!

The easiest holiday meals are the ones that are catered. The newly renovated Covered in Chocolate in Breese, IL can keep your holiday menu fresh with a stunning array of catered options. Covered in Chocolate offers more than just sweets with choices like “Box Lunch” with sandwiches, salads, soups, and sides, to full meals with gourmet fare like Stuffed Pork Loin, Chicken Tortellini, and Twice Baked Potatoes. True to their namesake they also offer a full range of sweets like Pie Pops, Confetti Cheesecake Cookies, and Meringue Cookies. Choose them for your next holiday meal and make it all the more special, or stop by their new location (291 N Clinton, 62230) to pick up a sweet treat for everyone on your list!

Illinois boasts so many incredible wineries, which makes for amazing gifts options like specialty wine-tastings, vineyard tours, and new wine varieties for taking home. To make things even easier, we’re giving you our list of the 5 best wineries and breweries in SW Illinois, and our blog post about the award winning winery of Carlyle. Make sure you check out these (not-so) hidden gems!

In October, we covered all the best unique holiday shops in Clinton County, IL, stop by and see if you can snag some special last-minute gifts that will be remembered for years to come.

We hope this helps you cross all the names off your list, and we wish you a happy holiday season from Clinton County Tourism!

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