The Getaway Guide to Small Business Saturday

At Getaway, the spirit of Small Business Saturday is so important to us. By shopping small, you can fill your space with objects that bring you joy, gift your loved ones unique pieces that speak to who they are, support the work of your neighbors, and be an active participant in your local community.

Shopping small is one of the easiest ways to keep the holidays simple, to support local artists and craftspeople in your community, and to find unique gifts for your loved ones. Whether you’re at home in your city, or escaping to a Getaway Outpost, there are so many amazing small businesses to support. Here are a few of our favorites:

Atlanta

  • Slutty Vegan ATL: Unbelievably tasty, cheat day vegan food truck. Visit their truck or site to order. 
  • Nubian Bookstore: Located in Southlake/Morrow, Nubian Bookstore is one of the largest Black-owned bookstores in Atlanta. 
  • Coco and Mischa: A boutique offering slow fashion, handmade jewelry and accessories, found objects, and beautiful things from small, sustainable, and socially conscious makers.

Near Getaway Chattahoochee

  • Grumpy Old Men Brewing: The couple of retired beer enthusiasts who founded Grumpy Old Men Brewing in 2012 began by brewing their stores in an outdoor shower and eventually opened their microbrewery in Blue Ridge. In 2018, the original two migrated to the other side of the 18-tap bar, passing the company onto “another Grumpy Old Man & his Crabby Lady.” There’s lots of space in the tasting room to play games and chat with other brew-loving folk.
  • Wolf Mountain Vineyards: Tucked at the edge of the Chattahoochee National Forest with views of the North Georgia mountains, Wolf Mountain has earned over 200 medals for its wines. Its grounds are landscaped beautifully, transforming the vineyard into a lovely place to taste wines and brunch.

Austin

  • Baby Greens: Healthy fast food restaurant serving delicious, made-to-order food for carnivores, vegetarians, and vegans alike. Order here
  • Antonelli’s Cheese Shop: This cut-to-order cheese shop sells cheeses that are sustainably and humanely crafted by local artisans. Order here.

Near Getaway Hill Country

  • The Leaning Pear: For some fresh, seasonal and local cuisine inspired by the Hill Country, The Leaning Pear is a great lunch or dinner spot for American cuisine. The owners, Rachel and Matthew Buchanan, restored The Lowery House, which is one of the oldest buildings in the Wimberley Valley in 2006 to build their own restaurant after years of studying cooking in both Italy and New York. Give some of their dishes a try, and you’ll likely be back for more.
  • Middleton Brewing: This 10-barrel brewpub has some tasty ales inspired by the Hill Country that are sure to give you a sense of the region. They also have a wide selection of wine and local ciders for you to choose from.

Boston

  • BRED gourmet: Burger bar serving gourmet patties & toppings, plus smoothies, salads & more. Order here.
  • The Coast Cafe: Home to the best fried chicken and mac & cheese in New England. Order here.

Near Getaway Blake Brook

  • Blasty Bough Brewing Company: This farm-to-kettle brewery sits on the same land where a tavern sat long before the American Revolution. To taste local brews in the same spot that has been sharing the spoils of the craft for centuries, make sure to make a stop at their brewery that’s less than five minutes away from Getaway Blake Brook.

Charlotte

  • Shelves Bookstore: Owned by Abbi Glen, this independent shop is a pop-up mobile bookstore. Shop online here.
  • Jazzy Cheesecakes:The bakery specializes in cheesecakes but also offers a wide range of sweets including brownies, cakes, pies, cobblers.  Explore the menu.
  • Veltree: A vegan, plant based, soul food experience. Order here

Raleigh

  • Oak City Fish & Chips: This food-truck turned restaurant (with 2 locations) is known for their fish and chips as well as other fried seafood like shrimp and lobster. See menu
  • Pure Juicery Bar: Raleigh-Durham’s only fully-vegan juicery and eatery. See menu

Near Getaway Asheboro

  • Four Saints Brewing Company: Four Saints Brewing’s mission is to provide great beer for great people, and pays homage to the patron saints of beer: Saint Wenceslaus, Saint Nicholas, Saint Luke, and Saint Augustine of Hippo. Through brewing, they hope to grow the local economy, support meaningful organizations and charities, and create a place where hospitality matters and everyone feels welcome.
  • Copeland Springs Farm and Kitchen: Discover this beautiful, sustainable farm in Pittsboro. Committed to growing nutritious food with environmentally sustainable practices, they also operate a kitchen, serving delicious dishes crafted from their produce. They even encourage you to enjoy your food anywhere on their 16-acre property.

Dallas

  • Peace Love & Eatz: Inside Desoto Marketplace for plant-based smoothies, bowls & sandwiches. Order here
  • Roots Chicken Shack: Famous for duck-fat fried chicken and owned by Tiffany Derry, Top Chef competitor and All-Star Chef finalist. Order here.

Near Getaway Piney Woods

  • True Vine Brewing Company: This brewing company has over fifteen beers on tap, and with an artisan pizza shop, you’re sure to make this stop one you’ll return to on future Getaways. They also have live music every weekend, and a mission to foster community over craft beer, so you can be sure that you’ll have a great time, and you’ll be supporting the community in more ways than one.
  • Railway Café: This popular local spot with delicious American fare is a great place to go for plenty of options. Check out their daily specials for something different as well.

Houston

  • Taste Bar & Kitchen: Comfort food restaurant with an elevated twist. Order here.
  • Bar Boheme: This bar and restaurant is filled with items that were collected during the owner’s travels around the world. Stop here for a delicious meal and find some of the stories hidden between the booths.

Near Getaway Brazos Valley

  • Wildflyer Mead Company: For a new take on something sweet, head to WildFlyer Mead Company to tour a beehive, go on a honey tasting, and try mead made from honey. There’s also a boutique and nice outdoor patio that is pup-friendly.
  • Lone Pint Brewery: A dedication to renewable energy and distinctive tasting beers is what Lone Pint Brewery is all about. Stop by their beer garden for a bite of Texas BBQ from the Lone Pint & Reveille BBQ Food Truck and pair it with a fresh hoppy ale whose spent grain from production goes to feed local dairy cows.

LA

Near Getaway Big Bear

  • LuluBelle’s Coffee House and Bakery: This is a café and bakery using local organic foods with some of the best pastries in Running Springs. If you’re heading to Getaway to celebrate a special occasion, this is a great place to stop to grab some treats to bring into nature with you. 
  • LouEddie’s Pizza: LouEddie’s offers gourmet pizzas or create-your-owns inside a 100+ year-old building. The beer served at its quaint bar is home-brewed, and seating spills onto outside patios where you can eat a pie and enjoy live music.

New York

  • Vashti HarrisonA writer, illustrator and filmmaker based in Brooklyn. Shop her site and books.
  • Cafe con Libros. Brooklyn’s only Feminist indie bookstore & coffee shop. Shop their website here
  • Peaches: Restaurant and bar serving Southern Cuisine and craft cocktails. Explore their menu here

Near Eastern Catskills

  • Circle W Market: You can load up on all the fixings you need for your Getaway, or simply drop in for a delicious made-to-order sandwich, salad, or soup, at this local gem, just a short drive from our Outposts. A favorite of Getaway staff and guests, Circle W is family owned and has been open for over a century.
  • Last Chance Cheese: Last Chance Cheese is a local tavern and restaurant with antiques and small crafted items—like jam and honey—for sale. This is a great stop for families, as the options are endless, and everyone is sure to leave full and satisfied—despite their name, they even have vegan options.

Near Western Catskills

  • Roscoe Beer Company: Stop by Roscoe Beer Co. to try some local brews, relax with family or friends, and even grab a bite to eat.
  • Roscoe Farmer’s Market: The Roscoe Farmer’s Market is the perfect early morning activity to head to before or after your Getaway. Stock up on local, fresh veggies to cook some of your favorite meals during your stay, or buy yourself a little souvenir crafted by a local.

Pittsburgh

  • The Tiny Bookstore: Pittsburgh’s smallest independent bookstore. Visit their site here.
  • Aunt Cheryl’s Cafe: Known for serving “food from the heart,” Aunt Cheryl’s owned by Cheryl Johnson offers an all-day breakfast menu. Check out their site here.

Cleveland

  • Elizabeth’s Bookstore: Based in Akron, Elizabeth’s Bookshop + Writing Centre, created by academic and activist Rachel Cargle amplifies and celebrates marginalized voices.  Shop here.
  • Browns Corner Restaurant: A comfort-food breakfast spot that’s been in Cleveland for more than 35 years. 

Near Getaway Beaver Creek

  • Two Smart Cookies: You can find us at this local favorite for nearly every meal – from grabbing our coffee in the morning, to a sweet treat in the afternoon. It’s only a 5 minute drive from the Outpost, and there’s always something delicious cooking. Friendly staff greets you as you walk through the door for a caffeine fix, a delicious salad, or a baked good.
  • The Vineyards at Pine Lake: Stop by this local family-owned vineyard and enjoy their lakefront tasting room.
  • White House Fruit Farm: Come by this family-owned farm and buy your freshly picked berries, fruits, and vegetables, or sample some of their delicious baked goods- we’re craving the blueberry donut. The farm, established in 1815, also offers year-round events, including summer crop picking and flower festivals.

Portland

  • Stephanie Griffin: Artist who crafts “modern embroidery art from a unique point of view” by hand. Shop her Etsy.
  • Queen of Sheba: Operating for more than 20 years, this is a city staple for family-style Ethiopian dishes.

Near Getaway Mount Adams

  • Steelhead Alpaca Farms: This farm is a great destination for families—with alpacas, chickens, barn cats, ducks, and more, your kids will love getting to meet and interact with all the different animals. Steelhead Alpaca Farms is only a half hour drive from Getaway Mount Adams, so it’s a great day trip when you’re looking for local places to explore, and new friends to meet.
  • Backwoods Brewing Company: Backwoods Brewing Company was founded by the Waters family between the Gifford Pinchot National Forest and the Carson Valley. They use local ingredients, and their brews can be found through the North West. Their Carson location is on your way to Getaway Mount Adams (or on your way back), so if you take your family or some friends, be sure to get their famous pizza.

Washington, DC

  • AllVeryGoodsAma Schulman’s bandanas feature joyful patterns inspired by West Africa and DC. Shop her Etsy and site.
  • Mahogany Books: Mahogany Books promotes reading, writing, and cultural awareness as tools to improve communities. Shop their site here
  • Ben’s Chili Bowl: With 61 years in business, they’re known for favorites like burgers, chili, and hot dogs. Order at their location or on their site here

Near Getaway Shenandoah

  • Moo Thru Ice Cream Shop: This ice cream shop, which is about 45 minutes from our Outpost, is a great place to stop either on your way to your Getaway or on your way home. Moo Thru was founded by Ken Smith who comes from a family of dairy farmers. The dairy farm where they get most of their ingredients is only two miles from their shop, and each ingredient is hand-selected to ensure the best quality.
  • Early Mountain Vineyards: A favorite among Getaway guests for a wine tasting, or simply grabbing a bottle to bring back to the cabin, Early Mountain Vineyards has gorgeous scenery and amazing varietals year-round. Check out their recommended wine pairings for a campfire cooking out here.

Ready to explore the small businesses near our Outposts? Book your Getaway today.