The Swag Bag
L.L. BEAN TOTE
Who doesn’t need a sturdy tote from L. L. Bean? The bags come in an array of colors, so you can coordinate them with your wedding hues.
$21 (medium size); 340 Legacy Place, Dedham, 800-650-6358, llbean.com.
BOSTON THEMED NOTE CARDS
Personally welcome visitors with a hand-written note on frame-worthy Boston landmark–themed note cards.
$14 for a set of six; Oak, 245 Newbury St., Boston, 857-362-7311, oakboston.com.
WESTPORT RIVERS WINE
They traveled all this way for you; stash a bottle of 2008 pinot blanc from Westport Rivers winery in their rooms, and spare them from having to raid the minibar.
TREATS FROM MODERN PASTRY
There’s no need for guests to endure the frustration of finding North End parking. Instead, deliver boxes of handmade Italian goodies from Modern Pastry packed with macaroons, biscotti, and the famous ricotta-filled cannolis.
Cookies, $8–$16 per pound; cannolis, $2.50–$2.75 each; 257 Hanover St., Boston, 617-523-3783, modernpastry.com.
STREETWISE BOSTON MAP
Help first-time visitors navigate our confusing streets the old-fashioned way. The Streetwise Boston map details key areas from Cambridge to Fenway, plus MBTA routes.
$7, Barnes & Noble, Prudential Center, Boston, 617-247-6959, barnesandnoble.com.
Gift them with these charming wooden signs featuring common Bostonian “status updates” like “Gone to Nantucket” and “Let’s go Red Sox.”
$7.50, the Flat of the Hill, 60 Charles St., Boston, 617-619-9977, flatofthehill.com.