When I was a full-time traveler, I was often asked as to what I needed or what would make a great gift for people who love to travel. Every traveler and adventurer is different, but we all have some common things on our wish list. That could be gift cards for flights, camping gear, or help with a paddle board or a kayak. While traveling, it is nice to have a good book to dive into or to research the next great adventure. If your favorite traveler is nomadic, remember to think light or consumable as there is not much space in that backpack! Use this Travel & Outdoor Adventure Gift Guide to help you find the perfect gift for the outdoor lover and traveler in your life.
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Traveler & Outdoor Adventurer’s Holiday Gift Guide
- And So The Adventure Begins Stainless Steel Wine Glass
- The Bucket List: 1000 Adventures Big & Small
- Travel Journal
- Scratch Off World Map Poster
- Swiss Army Classic SD Pocket Knife
- Passport Wallet RFID Blocking with Luggage Tag
- Electronics Organizer Travel Cable Cord Bag
- Travel Scarf with Secret Hidden Zipper Pocket
- Travel Adapter
- Carry on Cocktail Kit
- Airbnb Gift Card
- Southwest Airlines Gift Card
- Ultralight Backpack Cooler Chair
- Carry-On Travel Backpack
- 2-Person , 3-Season Tent, Easy Setup Lightweight Camping and Backpacking
- Camping & Adventure Stickers
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1. And So The Adventure Begins Stainless Steel Wine Glass
And so the adventure begins! This is a great gift for your wine-loving, adventuring friends. Can fit a glass of wine or a cup of coffee and packs away easily.
2. The Bucket List: 1000 Adventures Big & Small
This is a great book to give as a gift. It may just help your friends and family find new, amazing adventures!
3. Travel Journal or Bullet Journal
The recipient will love the ability to take notes on each of their wonderful vacations in this unique travel journal.
I personally use the Dingbats Bullet Journal and LOVE it!
4. Scratch Off World Map Poster
Help your friends keep track of the places that they have visited, with this Scratch Off World Map Poster.
5. Swiss Army Classic SD Pocket Knife
Swiss army knives have been essential to survival for a very long time. Give the gift of survival that easily fits in your pocket.
6. RFID Blocking Passport Wallet with Luggage Tag
Protect your personal information while on the road with this RFID Blocking Wallet.
7. Electronics Organizer Travel Cable Cord Bag
It is so easy to lose your chargers and cords when you are on the road. This Electronics Organizer Travel Cable Cord Bag will make a great gift for your traveling techie friend.
8. Travel or Infinity Scarf with Secret Hidden Zipper Pocket
Even the gift recipient isn’t going to notice the tricky pockets within the scarf.
9. Travel Adapter
If your traveling friends have any plans to head out of the country, a travel adapter is a much needed gift.
10. Carry on Cocktail Kit
Sometimes you just need to have a drink when you are in the air. Gift your friends with this carry-on cocktail kit.
My friend started a new business this year, InBooze. She just posted these mulling spices and you might not know, but I love me some boozy warm apple cider. Yes, please! I wish I could say I’m giving these as stocking stuffers, but I’m going to make it the minute it arrives. ☕️
11. AirBnB Gift Card
Make sure your favorite traveler has a warm and safe place to stay on their travels. Airbnb offers great, worldwide vacation rentals.
Want to help your friend or loved one explore the world? Gift them a Southwest Airlines Gift Card.
13. Ultralight Backpack Cooler Chair
Is it a backpack? Is it a chair? Or, is it a cooler? It’s all of the above and it makes a great gift for any outdoor enthusiast.
14. Carry-On Travel Backpack
Every traveler has to have a carry-on sized backpack. This is a must have for any traveler.
15. 2-Person, 3-Season Tent, Easy Setup Lightweight Camping and Backpacking
If they like adventure, they need shelter for those nights out on the trail. This 3-season tent has great reviews! The easiest way to start a life of travel is by camping in National Parks. Go explore!
16. Camping Stickers!
Stickers of their travel and adventures to put on their Yetis, coffee mugs, and laptops! These are waterproof, weatherproof, dishwasher safe. I also am the designer of this new Alaska-inspired product line, Alaska Wild & Free!
The Dreaming Tent – I camped for 200 nights in National Parks and wrote a book and did illustrations in this tent!
This bear is the first bear I saw as I crossed the AlCan into Alaska. I solo road tripped from Arizona to Alaska! This bear is my company logo and means so much to me – all about living a life wild and free!
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