Summer 2011
Vacation Destinations By Haley Shapley

Hill’s Resort Gift Shop
Resort: Hill’s Resort
Location: Priest Lake, ID
Number of stores: 1
Products offered: Logoed apparel, glassware, convenience items, and huckleberry products, which the region is known for. “We can and sell huckleberry jam in our store as well as serve it in our restaurant, and we sell a lot of that,” says Missy Hill of Hill’s Resort.

Shops at the Del
Resort: Hotel del Coronado
Location: Coronado, CA
Number of stores: 17
Products offered: This shopping area takes up the lower level of the hotel and features a diverse selection of items. “Our product mix ranges from logoed souvenirs and T-shirts to diamond rings and everything in between,” says Valerie A. Willis, director of retail operations.

The Shops at The Hotel Hershey
Resort: The Hotel Hershey
Location: Hershey, PA
Number of stores: 7
Products offered: A wide range, from swimwear and spa products to hostess gifts, candles, and, of course, chocolate. “We like to say that if you’re in Hershey and you’re looking for a nonfat gift of chocolate that you should come and buy a chocolate diamond,” says Erin DeLoach, managing director of retail.

Haley Shapley

Haley Shapley is a Seattle-based freelance writer who 
specializes in retail, travel and health topics. Learn more at

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