20 Valentine's Day Gifts for Travel Lovers

20 Valentine's Day Gifts for Travel Lovers

Do you have a special someone in your life who loves to travel? Perhaps it's your partner, your friend, a relative, or even yourself (after all, Valentine's Day shouldn't be exclusive to couples!).

If you're looking for something worthwhile and practical to get for your Valentine, I've compiled a curated selection of functional gear, inspiring travel books, useful gifts for guys and gals, and some other fun 'under $100' items in this article.

Read on below for the full list of 20 Valentine's Day gift ideas for travel lovers!

Practical travel gifts

#1. Sony a7 Full-Frame Mirrorless Digital Camera with 28-70mm Lens

Portable and lightweight, this interchangeable-lens camera with a 24.3 MP image sensor is perfect for getting the shot while on the go.

#2. Coolife Luggage 3 Piece Suitcase Set

Ever had trouble finding your suitcase in a sea of black? That won't be a problem with this bright green set (plus, there are tons of other colors available, too!). 

#3. olloclip Lens Set for iPhone 8/8 Plus & iPhone 7/7 Plus 

These lenses instantly clip on to the front and rear cameras of an iPhone. Included in this set is a fish-eye lens (180° view), super-wide lens, and macro lens.

#4. Fjällräven Daypack Kanken

This practical daypack has room for up to a 17" laptop. It also includes padded shoulder straps for extra comfort, a large main compartment, one side pocket, and a zippered pocket in the front.

For the book lover

#5. Destinations of a Lifetime: 225 of the World's Most Amazing Places

National Geographic takes you on a photographic tour of the world’s most spectacular destinations, inspiring tangible ideas for your next trip.

#6. Italy, a Romantic Journey: My Top Ten Most Beautiful Destinations in Italy

This book takes you on a romantic journey of the author's top ten Italian destinations with her stunning imagery capturing the very essence that is Italy.

#7. The World's Most Romantic Destinations: 50 Dreamy Getaways, Private Retreats, and Enchanting Places to Celebrate Love

This NatGeo book contains 50 gloriously romantic vacation spots for you to choose from!

#8. Atlas Obscura: An Explorer's Guide to the World's Hidden Wonders

It's the ultimate off-the-beaten-path bucket list. Atlas Obscura is for the explorer, the one seeking out natural wonders, architectural marvels, and mind-boggling events.

For the gal in your life

#9. Tradlands The Boulder Flannel Shirt

Tradlands creates gorgeous menswear-inspired classics for women, with an emphasis on little details and made-to-last quality. Cozy up in this beautiful flannel to stay warm on the road.

#10. Stowaway Cosmetics The Everyday Kit

This everyday makeup set includes six items half the size (to ensure they are used up before their expiry date) and half the price of typical cosmetics. The products are also gluten free and cruelty free.

#11. Everlane Nylon Weekender Bag

A highly functional bag perfect for weekend trips. Made of durable nylon bonded with a backing for water resistance, and complete with bonded and taped zippers for extra weather protection.

#12. Timberland Wheelwright Waterproof Hiker Boot

These boots are rugged enough to wear hiking in the mountains, and cool enough for urban exploration. Plus, the eco-friendly waterproof membrane is made from 50% recycled plastic bottles!

For the guy in your life

#13. Everlane Twill Weekender Bag

This carry-on twill weekender bag has full-length leather straps and a contrast base that’s been screen printed 11 times for durability and protection against wet grass and dirty floors.

#14. Neighborwoods Map Coasters

These unique wooden laser engraved coasters feature one neighborhood side, while the opposite side has the city's name and established date. They come in a canvas drawstring pouch. 

#15. Casio Men's G-Shock Black Watch

This shock-resistant watch features a black and orange dial with LED light, 29 time zones, city code display,  home city/world time city swapping, 5 daily alarms, and is water resistant to 200 meters.

#16. Sitka Men's "Save Da Sea" T-Shirt

This premium quality, pre-shrunk, medium weight fabric is exceptionally comfortable, fits the body well, and is milled in Canada. Made from 100% certified Organic Cotton jersey knit.

Gift ideas under $100

#17. Fujifilm Instax Mini 9

A really lovely way to keep your travel memories alive is with one of these old-school polaroid cameras. Comes with a selfie mirror, close-up lens attachment, and brightness adjustment dial.

#18. Landmass Scratch Off World Map Poster

Scratch off the countries and states that you’ve been to, plan your next adventure, and showcase your experiences with this colorful world map poster.

#19. Travel Notebook (3 Pack)

Document your field notes and travels on the smooth, lined pages of these pocket-sized notebooks which easily fit into backpacks, purses, or jacket pockets. Comes as a set of three.

#20. 2-Piece Carry on Cocktail Kit The Moscow Mule

This FDA & TSA approved kit includes a carry on tin, recipe card, bar spoon, 1/2 oz. jigger, tonic syrup, and linen coaster. Makes two Moscow mule cocktails.

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If you're looking for something worthwhile and practical to get for your Valentine, this article contains a curated selection of functional gear, inspiring travel books, useful gifts for guys and gals, and some other fun 'under $100' items.

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