Does your mom love to travel? Can’t think of what to get her for Mother’s Day or her birthday? Check out this list of unique and practical travel gifts for mom!
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Gift-giving can be challenging! Especially when you ask your mom what she wants, and she gives the inevitable “nothing” or “I don’t need anything” answer.
You want to come up with something thoughtful and practical. Something that your mom will use and love. Something that will bring a big smile to her face upon opening.
Whether you need a gift for Mother’s Day, a birthday, or just because, this list has many great options that you will love!
Travel Gifts for Mom
1. Plan a Weekend Getaway
This is such a meaningful and thoughtful gift idea. Plan a little road trip or short getaway with your mom. Make it a day trip or spend the night in a hotel. Even if you don’t live near anything incredible, you can find some kind of fun activity to do in your area – your mom will love it!
2. Explore More T-Shirt
These Explore More tees come in a wide variety of colors and sizes. They have a beautiful design!
3. Travel Pillow
This memory foam travel pillow comes with a carrying bag, earplugs, and an eye mask, and it is machine washable.
4. National Park Socks
These National Park socks are fun and comfy!
5. Insulated Water Bottle
This insulated water bottle will keep mom’s water cold on all of her adventures! I love the Mystical Forrest design, but you can choose from a variety of colors, patterns, and sizes.
6. Travel First Aid Kit
Nothing says “I love you” like a travel first aid kit! Just looking out for mom’s safety.
7. Travel-Themed Jewelry
I have and love these subtly beautiful sterling silver mountain earrings.
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8. Travel Jewelry Case
Keep all of that beautiful jewelry organized on the go with this travel jewelry case. This case will keep jewelry in order and tangle-free, and it folds up compactly to save space. I use mine for all of my accessories – jewelry, hair ties, headbands, hair clips, etc. – when I am traveling.
9. Packing Cubes
Help mom keep everything organized on her trips with these travel packing cubes. These have held up great for me, and they are very highly rated.
10. National Park Tumbler
I love this National Park Tumbler – can someone get me this for Mother’s Day? 😉
11. Travel Toiletry Bag
This travel toiletry bag has a large capacity, but it folds up compactly. It comes in a few different colors and can be hung up when used for easy access to toiletries on the go.
12. World Map Crewneck Sweater
A simple but lovely crewneck sweatshirt that any mom could rock!
13. Weekender Bag
Mom can travel in style with this sleek overnight travel bag.
I love giving Shutterfly gifts because they are personalized, meaningful, and special. I have made photo books, blankets, mugs, water bottles, phone cases, mousepads, puzzles, photo tiles, and more.
Every product that I have ordered through Shutterfly has turned out great. I just made a photo book of a family vacation that my parents took with us last summer and gave the book to them for Christmas. It is a great way to reminisce on our travel memories together!
15. Luggage Set
An excellent gift for any traveler! This luggage set is affordable, durable, and versatile. They come in a variety of colors and size options.
16. Picture Map
This picture map is such a wonderful and unique way to display pictures from trips, plus it’s like a visual bucket list!
17. Subpar Parks Book
This book will give your mom a great laugh! It is informative, entertaining, and amusing!
18. Packing List Notepad
This handy little packing list notepad makes it easy for your mom to make sure she has everything she needs when packing for her trips!
19. National Parks Sherpa Blanket
Super soft, plush, and cozy, this sherpa blanket would make a wonderful gift for mom! The design is beautiful, and it comes in 2 different sizes.
A portable hammock for camping, chilling after a hike, or just reading and relaxing in the backyard. So versatile and fun to use!
21. National Park Pass
An awesome gift for anyone who loves visiting National Parks. At $80 per year, the pass is well worth it if you plan to visit 3 or more National Parks within the year.
22. AllTrails Subscription
AllTrails is a great platform for anyone who likes hiking, walking, running, or biking trails.
Whether using the app or the web version, you can easily find any trails in your area. AllTrails tells you the elevation gain, difficulty, and other details about each trail.
You can read reviews and view photos from others who have been on the trails before. It is a super helpful platform when deciding which trails are right for you.
The free version is wonderful and offers a lot, but for $30/year or $60 for a three-year plan, you can get the pro version which allows users to download maps for offline use (like when you are in the middle of nowhere on a trail and don’t have service), among other things.
That rounds out our list of 22 travel gifts for mom! I hope you found something special for the adventure-loving moms in your life!