I love National Parks. So, what would I want if someone was buying me a gift? In a world of travel-themed gift guides, what would I want for a very specific Gift Guide for U.S. National Parks Gift Guide? Let’s see.
I also wrote about National Park Books for Kids. If I had to pick one, I couldn’t. But I could pick two, kind of. One of them hasn’t made that post yet because it was just printed this year, but it’s Lonely Planet Kids American National Parks. The second book I’d pick, that is in that post, is Grand Canyon by Jason Chin because I love Jason Chin’s books.
With that out of the way, let’s take a look at some really cool ideas for the National Park fan in your life.
Awesome Unique National Park Related Gifts for the Home
The following are a selection of shops I want to feature that have unique National Park gifts. I give the location because I think it’s nice to know where things are made – but all items can be purchased online.
For the person who: loves mid-century modern and National Parks and wants their guests to know immediately
Shop: Three Steps Ahead
Location: Portland Oregon
National Park Customized Welcome Sign
I’m obsessed with mid-century anything. Give it a National Park theme and I am sold. The message on it is completely customizable – up to 3 lines. Tip: Order the mounting kit if you’re giving it as a gift to make everyone’s life easier.
For the person who: Wants to showcase their love of art and National Parks
Shop: Laura Amiss
Location: Amstelveen, the Netherlands
Pick 3 National Park Art Prints
If you know that there’s a specific park (or parks) close to your loved one’s heart, give them a reminder in art form. There are 11 parks and 9 sizes to choose from to completely customize to the gift receiver’s needs.
For the person who: protects their table with maps
Shop: Black Lantern Studio
Location: Estes Park, CO
Screenprinted Topographical National Parks Map Coasters
Maps are classic design elements that will both stand the test of time, and coordinate with everything. And coasters are a practical way to show your fandom. This set includes these parks: Grand Canyon, Rocky Mountain, Yellowstone, and Yosemite. These are a great gift for friends who love National Parks.
For the person who: loves a variety of National Parks
Shop: Stone Arch Merchants
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Four Customizable National Park Illustrated Coasters
These coasters can be customized, just pick 4 from a selection of all of the National Parks. Pick ones nearby, or ones that are on their wishlist, or ones you know they love or should love. The gorgeous illustrations are from Minneapolis artist, Julie May.
For the person who: loves to take their photography passion to the National Parks
Shop: Megss Design
Location: Saint George, UT
“Respect our Parks” Camera Strap
Anyone who makes a regular habit of visiting their National Parks probably also has a bit of a photography habit, too. This camera strap is perfect for them with its classic design and the reminder to “respect our parks.”
For the person who: loves to keep track of when their next weekend trip to the park will be
Shop: Erin Vaughan
Location: Los Angeles, CA
2020 National Parks Calendar
This 2020 Calendar features these National Parks: Mt. Rainier; Denali, Yellowstone, Glacier, Olympic, Acadia, Crater Lake, Zion, Yosemite, Joshua Tree, Badlands, Great Smoky Mts, and Sequoia.
For the person who: wants to keep track of parks visited with the included stamp
Shop: Wanderwide Art
Location: Denver, CO
The National Parks Register Print
This is a fun way to keep your National Park Bucket List up-to-date. The included stamp will color in the triangle above the park so you can easily see what you’ve done and what you still have to do. Visit their site for more products. Use code KIDSTRAVEL15 for a 15% discount.
For the person who: loves a good scratch-off for states and their parks
Location: Tucson, AZ
Scratch Your Travels® US National Parks USA Scratch Off Map
Another fun way to keep track of parks visited is via scratch-off map. This one’s a bit more unique than others I’ve seen – the states are scratch off as well. They’re also offering the code KIDSTRAVEL to our readers to receive 10% off.
For the shopper who: waited for the last minute and needs a gorgeous gift
Shop: Happy Fiesta Design
Location: Berlin, Germany
Printable US National Parks Checklist
Whether you’ve waited for the last minute to purchase a gift, or you want to give the same type of gift to several people – this digital file is a good match. Just print it out in the preferred size and purchase a frame for gift-giving.
So many awesome choices! Support independent artists this holiday season.
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