Parents seem to search endlessly for the perfect toy to entertain the younger set, while hoping the older ones will ask for something more than a gift card. This holiday gift guide for kids who love to travel will appeal to children of all ages. Engaging and educational, here are the presents kids want to receive. (And if you need more ideas with have gifts for teen boys,gifts for teenage girls, and stocking stuffers for kids).
Awesome Gifts for Kids Who Love Travel
Every year we try to find gifts for kids who love to travel. We are including some of our favorites, and some others recommend. At the end of the day, we hope to find some unique gifts for kids to add to your shopping list.
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Best Gifts for Kids Who Love Travel
If your kids love to explore the world, here are some gifts they are guaranteed to love. We have something for all ages, and we are sure this will help make your holiday shopping easier.
Your budding photographer will love this waterproof camera and video recorder. It features professional HD 1080P/30fps videos and 5MP photos, built-in 40 photo frames, 7 color video modes, 4X digital zoom, burst shooting, time-lapse photo, face recognition, manual brightness and volume adjustment. Time to explore!
Be inspired by lists of mythic locations, epic trails, ancient cities, and more. This stunning, hardcover book is packed with full-color photos, charming illustrations, and fascinating overviews of each destination, making it the perfect gift for dreamers and adventurers alike (from Moon Travel Guides).
We had a chance to preview one of these, and my kids loved it. They had so much fun printing "old time" Polaroid photos from their phone. I have a feeling this gift will be around for awhile. You can read more about our experience here.
This vacuum insulated water bottle comes in so many fun colors, you're sure to find one for your adventure loving kid. Made of stainless steel, this bottle comes with two lids, one stainless steel and one flip top.
The rainbow puzzle ball is a round cube in football shape with 12 holes and 11 colorful balls inside. These balls can be passed from one hole to another. The objective is to scramble the colored balls, then figure out how to get them all back into their matching colored slots in all holes. Great for car trips!
This book has charmingly illustrated infographic maps. Kids can explore every state of the USA from Alabama to Wyoming and the nation’s capital to discover more than 2,000 facts that celebrate the people, cities, nature, and historic events that have helped make America what it is today. You'll also get an expansive guide to the state flags and US presidents.
I'm not usually a fan of neck pillows, but this looks like one I might be able to get behind. It has 360-degree support, a cell phone pocket, and memory foam. Might make for the perfect sleep on a trip.
Make a wish and put it on your necklace. Life is a series of twists and turns, with exciting discoveries around each bend. Let this compass necklace be a reminder to embrace every opportunity to try something different or go somewhere new.
Designed by travelers, this Large Scratch Off Map (17 x 24”) is made for kids who love travel. All capitals, states or countries were drawn by hand with unstoppable passion for a creative & free world. This Scratchable Map will not only allow to you to track your travels but also share your experiences with your friends.
This book is packed with plenty to keep kids occupied at the airport or during the flight. There are planes to decorate, matching games, fill-in-the-face drawing tasks, true-or-false airplane and flying facts, and behind-the-scenes diagrams to explore.
It’s time to hit the road on your next family adventure―and kids will remember every second of fun-filled adventure. The Ultimate Travel Journal for Kids is packed with journaling prompts and activities for up to four, so that no memory goes unwritten.
Inside these travel activities for kids, 6-9-year-olds will find guided prompts to record hopes for their trip, highlights, new discoveries and more. Plus, this journal includes ultra-fun travel activities for kids likes fill-in the blanks and crosswords for endless entertainment.
Kirsten is a family travel expert who has been traveling with kids for over 20 years. She is also the content creator behind Groups Are A Trip, a site for planning trips with extended family and friends.