13 Gifts Travelers Will Love

From the outdoor explorer to the international jet setter, there's something for every type of traveler in this gift guide.

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A Field Guide

Wildsam sells curated field guides for specific American cities or regions. The guides include the essential stops for food and drink, historical anecdotes, hand-drawn maps, local interviews, album suggestions by bands from that city, literary memoirs and much more. A field guide would make the perfect gift for someone who has a trip planned and wants to get to know a city better before visiting. $18; Wildsam

Framed Push Pin World Map

This world map with a reclaimed wood frame from Wayfaren would simply be a beautiful art piece to hang on a wall, but the ability to add push pins to places you’ve been or want to go makes it a unique, purposeful gift for the wanderluster in your life. Starting at $130; Wayfaren

Compression Socks

Compression socks make a great practical gift for the frequent flier in your life. Getting sufficient blood flow to the legs and feet is difficult on flights, especially long ones. Compression socks can help with circulation, and Rejuva Health offers several styles that are actually fashionable, too. $29.99; Rejuvahealth

Surprise 3-Day Weekend Trip

For the person who values experiences over gifts, the company Pack Up + Go has the perfect gift. Pack Up + Go plans surprise trips. They allow you to pick your dates, budget and some destination preferences, and then they handle the rest. They send you an envelope right before you leave with the name of your trip destination on it. A spontaneous trip would also make a great gift for that person "who has everything." Gift trips start at $100; Pack Up + Go

Camera Bag

For the traveler who is also a photographer, a good camera bag is an essential. ONA sells leather and canvas bags that are both stylish and sturdy. This classic leather one, called The Bowery, would make any photographer happy. This year, $10 from every bag purchased on our website supports grants for emerging storytellers through ONA's Storytelling Fund. 249; ONA

Insulated Bottle

Staying hydrated while traveling is important, and this Klean Kanteen insulated water bottle can help any traveler do just that. This bottle is especially ideal for outdoor lovers who need liquids to stay hot or cold for long periods of time. This one keeps contents hot for 24 hours or iced for 90 hours. $36.95; Klean Kanteen

Off-the-Grid Communication Device

Perfect for trips where cell service is limited, such as remote camping locations or crowded festivals, goTenna is a new device that allows you to message with other travelers and use GPS on your smartphone even when you don't have cell service. Originally $149, the 2-pack is currently on sale. $124; goTenna

Compression Sack

From Gobi Gear, The SegSac Traveler, formerly known as The Hoboroll, is a compression sack that has five internal segments to keep all of your belongings organized. It can convert to a day bag with the clip of a shoulder strap (sold separately). It'd be perfect for someone who loves hiking, camping, festivals or beach trips. $39.99; Gobi Gear

City Map Print

Whether the recipient has hometown pride or a favorite city to visit, one of these minimalist map prints from Native Maps would make the perfect wall art to showcase their love for a particular place. Available in a range of colors, the maps include the specific neighborhoods within that city that natives will surely recognize. $30; Native Maps

Touchscreen Gloves

When on-the-go in winter weather, taking gloves on and off can create a hassle. For the traveler who likes to stay connected, consider giving touchscreen gloves like these neutral gray ones from Glider Gloves. $29.99; Glider Gloves

Subscription to Try Food Around the World

Try the World offers a subscription that allows you to discover the world through food without leaving the house. Each month, they send a box of curated gourmet food products, including ingredients to cook with, drinks and snacks from a certain location, such as Italy (pictured). Prices vary depending on the length of description. $39 (single box) or $35/each (three boxes over three months); Try the World

4-in-1 Attachable Lens

For the travel photographer on-the-go, lugging around a full-sized digital camera, plus different lenses can be cumbersome. For some trips, smartphone photography is the way to go. To help maximize your phone's camera, Olloclip offers a variety of attachable camera lenses. This 4-in-1 lense has options for fisheye, wide angle, 10x macro and 15x macro lenses. $79.99; Olloclip

Portable Iron

For the business travelers in your life, this portable iron will keep them wrinkle-free and stress-free. This Collar Perfect iron is compact and adjustable, allowing for easy touch-ups. $34.95; Collar Perfect

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