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Made In Minnesota Stocking Stuffer Gifts and Holiday Best-Sellers

Supporting local and shopping small businesses is something that Duluth Pack, as a proud USA Made manufacturer, heavily values. Duluth Pack has been based in Duluth, MN, since 1882 and is proud to call Minnesota home. Along with Duluth Pack’s manufactured bags and packs, Duluth Pack also carries other great brands local to Minnesota. To help you shop local this year, Duluth Pack has highlighted some fantastic stocking stuffers and gifts from USA Made brands local to Minnesota.

Singing Pines Wild Rice

$8 – $21.99

Duluth Pack carries five different varieties of Minnesotan wild rice. Wild rice is well known in the Northwoods and can be used for various dishes, including as a side dish with your main course or in soups and other hot dishes. You can add a package of wild rice to the stocking of the foodie on your list or create a Northwoods gift basket and include wild rice and the The Best of Wild Rice Recipes Cookbook!

Spring Creek Manufacturing Tuff Camp Saw

$60 – $70

Tuff Camp Saw

The Tuff Camp Saw is made in the USA by Spring Creek Manufacturing. This lightweight, collapsible saw is ideal for an outdoors person and folds easily in on itself to go anywhere. This saw has a 21″, 24″, and 30″ blades for long draws and quick cuts. You can also make this a bundle with Duluth Pack’s Camp Saw Starter Kit. With this starter kit, you receive a 24″ Tuff Camp Saw, a replacement blade, and a Duluth Pack Saw Blade Case for $125 and save 11% on your purchase. This saw was also featured recently on The History Channel’s show; ALONE.

Duluth Pack Legacy Pack


The Made in the USA Legacy Pack combines legendary pack styles – the #2 Original – a part of the company’s line since 1882, the top-selling Deluxe Roll-Top Scout Pack, and the iconic Laptop Scoutmaster. This limited-edition pack is handcrafted to last a lifetime and proudly comes with the company’s lifetime guarantee on all craftsmanship and hardware. Give this limited-edition pack while supplies last, as only 300 backpacks were made!

Duluth Candy Co. Popcorn

$5 – $6

Duluth Candy Co. is local to Duluth, MN, and creates delicious gourmet popcorn. Add a bag of this popcorn to a gift basket or as a stocking stuffer this year! Gifting perishables is an excellent option for the person who has it all. You can shop three Duluth Candy Co. popcorn flavors, including their Duluth mix (cheese and caramel popcorn), caramel, and trio mix (cheese, caramel, and butter popcorn) at and the Duluth Pack flagship retail store.

Burgess Family Sugarhouse Maple Syrup

$10.99 – $16.99

The Burgess Family Sugarhouse Maple Syrup is 100% pure maple syrup that is tapped locally from maple trees in Duluth, MN. So, add something sweet to your stockings this year and support small businesses by purchasing from this family-owned company!

Learn more about the Burgess Family Sugarhouse by listening to their episode on Duluth Pack’s Podcast, Leader of the Pack.

Mike & Jens Cocoa


Mike & Jen’s Hot Cocoa  is not only delicious but is also a locally owned Duluth business! This classic cocoa has a rich flavor; you can get it in individual packets for an ideal stocking stuffer gift! While this cocoa only contains five simple ingredients, it is beyond delightful. Heat some water, and you are set with a delicious hot drink on Christmas morning to enjoy while opening other gifts!

Duluth Pack Weekender Duffel

$315 – $335

Weekender Duffel in OD

This duffel continues to be a top choice for holiday gifts. The Weekender Duffel is a refined style that has both grab handles and a detachable crossbody strap. This duffel bag is handcrafted in Duluth, MN, from rugged 15-ounce canvas and premium leather accents. It is also available in eleven different rugged canvas colors to choose from. Suppose a canvas style is different from your choice of material. In that case, the Weekender Duffel is also available in American leather options, including premium cowhide and bison leather.

Homestead Mills Pancake Mix


Homestead Mills Pancake mixes will make the best pancakes you’ll ever have. These mixes are made locally in Cook, Minnesota, and come in many different flavors. These are perfect for the home, cabin, or even camping! You can get these mixes in a 1lb bag in all the flavors listed below.

  • Buttermilk Pancake Mix – The classic rich buttery milk flavor you love, all in a whole wheat pancake mix
  • Apple Pie Pancake Mix – A tasty whole wheat pancake with the added flavor of Apple.
  • Blueberry Pancake Mix -Tasty whole wheat pancake with the added flavor of Blueberry.
  • Hot Buttered Cinnamon Roll Pancake Mix -Tasty whole wheat pancake with the added flavor of Cinnamon.
  • Cranberry Maple Pecan Pancake Mix -Tasty whole wheat pancake with the added flavor of cranberry, pecan, and maple flavors.
  • Ginger Snap Pancake Mix – The “snappy” flavor of Ginger in the Homestead Mills whole wheat pancake mix.
  • Pumpkin Pie Pancake Mix – Traditional whole wheat pancake mix with the flavor of Pumpkin Pie
  • Wild Rice Pancake Mix – A perfect blend of Minnesota wild rice and wheat flour, truly a gourmet’s delight.

Arco Coffee: Paddler’s Blend


bag of coffee that is made by Arco Coffee: Paddlers Blend

This coffee blend is a fan-favorite gift for coffee drinkers! 5-star rated and continuously selling out. The Paddler’s Blend Coffeeis explicitly made for Duluth Pack by the local roaster, ARCO Coffee. This 12oz bag of coffee can come as beans or ground and has accents of rum, caramel, and hazelnut flavoring. Treat the coffee drinker in your life!

Duluth Pack Sling Pack

$145 – $165

Sling Pack in OD

Crossbody styles have continued to be a fan favorite. So, the USA Made Duluth Pack Sling Pack is a no-brainer as a holiday gift for this season. The Sling Pack is ideal for around town, as a fly-fishing bag, or for a day hike in nature. So, gift this to the special someone on your holiday shopping list and feel great knowing you are giving them a product with a lifetime guarantee on all craftsmanship and hardware.

Miel Honey

$15.99 – $24.99

Honey is a sweet option to add to your stockings this year! Miel Honey comes in a beautiful glass jar with a cork lid in two sizes. This honey is made locally in Duluth, MN, and is sure to be a hit as a gift whether you give this honey as a stand-alone gift or use it to create a gift basket.

Duluth Pack Grab-N-Go

$45- $55

Grab N Go in Olive Drab

The Grab-N-Go is an ideal hold-all accessory bag. You can use this organizational accessory inside a larger Duluth Pack bag to organize your essentials or individually as a makeup kit, toiletries bag, shaving kit, or pencil holder. Like all Duluth Pack manufactured items, this item comes with a lifetime guarantee on all craftsmanship and hardware. This guarantee means you are giving a USA Made gift and a gift guaranteed for life.

Duluth Pack E-Gift Card

$25 – $300

You can never go wrong with giving the gift of choice with a Duluth Pack E-Gift Card. A gift card allows you to provide the person on your holiday shopping list the ability to purchase exactly what they want! Choose the amount you would like to gift, and you are all set for your holiday shopping.

In this blog post, you have seen multiple local Minnesotan options and some of Duluth Pack’s best-selling options. You can use these examples as exquisite gifts for the people on your shopping list! While these are some great choices, Duluth Pack has even more on their complete holiday gift guide stocking stuffers that you can browse. In addition, Duluth Pack has also put together several other gift guides so you can check off everyone on your list.

These guides include

Happy shopping, friend!

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