It’s time to buy that awesome gift for your globetrotting friend – or yourself :). We have tested and tried tons of products over the last year, and this list is a culmination of that. When you are looking for the best gifts for adventure travelers, it’s important to keep a few key things in mind: durability, size, portability, and utility. The best gift is rugged enough to brave the outdoors but also useful and convenient.

Maxracy International Travel Power Adapter

I have been using the  Macracy international power adapter Full Disclosure: We earn a commission if you click this link and make a purchase, at no additional cost to you. for a good time now and have really enjoyed it. I put away my USB adapter and use this exclusively. It is super convenient for traveling to other countries – or just around the house. You can plug in two USB devices and a laptop all through one plug. It is super handy for travel or at home.

Maxracy International Travel Power Adapter with 2.4A Dual USB Charger and Built-in Spare Fuse Universal AC Wall Outlet Plugs All-in-One for UK, US, AU, Europe & Asia (Green) Price: $14.99 Maxracy International Travel Power Adapter with 2.4A Dual USB Charger and Built-in Spare Fuse Universal AC Wall Outlet Plugs All-in-One for UK, US, AU, Europe & Asia (Green) Full Disclosure: We earn a commission if you click this link and make a purchase, at no additional cost to you. Last Updated: 02/19/2019

Lamzac Inflatable Lounge Chair

This inflatable lounge chair rolls up into a small portable bag. The lounge chair does not require a pump and is easy to inflate. It is great for trips, and it even floats. I took mine with me hiking, and it was amazing after a 4-hour hike to be able to lounge at the top and get some rest.

Fatboy Lamzac The Original Version 1 Inflatable Lounger with Carry Bag, Inflatable Couch for Indoor or Outdoor Hangout or Inflatable Lounge Air Chair - Aqua Blue Price: $40.94 Fatboy Lamzac The Original Version 1 Inflatable Lounger with Carry Bag, Inflatable Couch for Indoor or Outdoor Hangout or Inflatable Lounge Air Chair - Aqua Blue Full Disclosure: We earn a commission if you click this link and make a purchase, at no additional cost to you. Last Updated: 02/19/2019

Slack Line – BYA Slackline with Carrying Bag

Slacklining is fun, portable, and good for your health. Find a nice park or a beach with some coconut trees and you are set for hours. A slackline doesn’t take up too much space in a bag and is pretty light. The BYA slackline is a good beginner slack line.

BYA Sports Classic Slackline Set - Complete 50-Foot Kit with Beginners Help Line, Ratchet Set and Tree Protection Wraps Price: BYA Sports Classic Slackline Set - Complete 50-Foot Kit with Beginners Help Line, Ratchet Set and Tree Protection Wraps Full Disclosure: We earn a commission if you click this link and make a purchase, at no additional cost to you. Last Updated: 02/19/2019

Tribit Sound GO

The Tribit XSound Go portable outdoor Bluetooth wireless speaker is an awesome buy for any adventure traveler. This is a speaker, that you can easily take with you. For how small it is, it packs a punch and it lasts for 24 hours of playtime on one charge! Also, if you weren’t sure by the look of it – it’s super rugged! I have been testing it in the shower, and even submerged it in the bath, and it still works great a few weeks later.

Tribit XSound Go Bluetooth Speakers - 12W Portable Speaker Loud Stereo Sound, Rich Bass, IPX7 Waterproof, 24 Hour Playtime, 66 ft Bluetooth Range & Built-in Mic Outdoor Party Wireless Speaker Price: $32.99 Tribit XSound Go Bluetooth Speakers - 12W Portable Speaker Loud Stereo Sound, Rich Bass, IPX7 Waterproof, 24 Hour Playtime, 66 ft Bluetooth Range & Built-in Mic Outdoor Party Wireless Speaker Full Disclosure: We earn a commission if you click this link and make a purchase, at no additional cost to you. Last Updated: 02/19/2019

The “Travelers Drone” – DJI Mavic Pro

The DJI Mavic pro is just small enough that it rarely sets off any issues at customs (Drones are a hot issue in foreign countries) with no performance sacrifices. It’s a top drone, and what we use for our videos. If you are want something similar, but cheaper see the spark Full Disclosure: We earn a commission if you click this link and make a purchase, at no additional cost to you. .

DJI Mavic Pro Fly More Combo Price: $891.00 DJI Mavic Pro Fly More Combo Full Disclosure: We earn a commission if you click this link and make a purchase, at no additional cost to you. Last Updated: 02/19/2019

The Long Way Round

Most people don’t know Ewen McGregor wrote two awesome books detailing his motorcycle adventures around the world with his friend Charley Boorman. Aside from tracking an epic journey on a motorcycle from the UK to New York, it also explores life lessons and what they learned on the road.

Long Way Round: Chasing Shadows Across the World Price: $6.91 Long Way Round: Chasing Shadows Across the World Full Disclosure: We earn a commission if you click this link and make a purchase, at no additional cost to you. Last Updated: 02/19/2019

Nomad Charging Cable

It’s rugged and ensures you always have a reliable cable standing by at all times. The cord has a kevlar core and can endure the certain wear and tear that results from traveling.

Nomad iPhone Charger Lightning Cable(1.5 Meter)-Ballistic Nylon Core- Apple MFi Certified- Compatible with iPhone X/8/8Plus/ 7/7Plus/ 6s/6Plus/6/5/5s /iPad Price: $29.95 Nomad iPhone Charger Lightning Cable(1.5 Meter)-Ballistic Nylon Core- Apple MFi Certified- Compatible with iPhone X/8/8Plus/ 7/7Plus/ 6s/6Plus/6/5/5s /iPad Full Disclosure: We earn a commission if you click this link and make a purchase, at no additional cost to you. Last Updated: 02/19/2019

Floating Bluetooth Speaker – UE Wonderboom

A waterproof Bluetooth speaker that floats? What more can you ask for? Perfect for pool parties, and a few brews in the lake with your buds. Start a party anywhere, even underwater. IPX7 waterproof rating, shockproof, dustproof, and can play up to 10 hours of continuous music on one charge.

WONDERBOOM Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker - Phantom Black Price: $85.00 WONDERBOOM Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker - Phantom Black Full Disclosure: We earn a commission if you click this link and make a purchase, at no additional cost to you. Last Updated: 02/19/2019

Vagabonding

Vagabonding: An Uncommon Guide to the Art of Long-Term World Travel by Rolph Potts is an awesome book. It explores the alternative lifestyle of a vagabond and details his lessons learned and stories on the road though. The book also includes budgeting tips and tricks to finance your 6-week to 2-year journey Vagabonding around the world.

Vagabonding: An Uncommon Guide to the Art of Long-Term World Travel Price: $10.87 Vagabonding: An Uncommon Guide to the Art of Long-Term World Travel Full Disclosure: We earn a commission if you click this link and make a purchase, at no additional cost to you. Last Updated: 02/19/2019

12-in-1 Tough Headwear Microfiber Adjustable Bandana

While traveling the world you almost always encounter dust, bad smells, and sweaty situations. Having microfiber bandanas is an awesome tool to help with all these problems. It can be used as a headband, dust shield, sweatband, helmet liner, and many more things.

12-in-1 Headband [Tactical] - Versatile Lightweight Sports & Casual Headwear - Bandana Constructed with High Performance Price: $7.99 12-in-1 Headband [Tactical] - Versatile Lightweight Sports & Casual Headwear - Bandana Constructed with High Performance Full Disclosure: We earn a commission if you click this link and make a purchase, at no additional cost to you. Last Updated: 02/19/2019

Earth Pak Waterproof Dry Bag

A waterproof dry bag is a must-have for any beachgoer or boater. I used mine for the last year and it has saved my expensive electronics countless times, while on the road. Another bonus is that they float. This package also comes with a bonus phone bag!

Earth Pak -Waterproof Dry Bag Price: $20.99 Earth Pak -Waterproof Dry Bag Full Disclosure: We earn a commission if you click this link and make a purchase, at no additional cost to you. Last Updated: 02/19/2019

Sunland Microfiber Travel Towel

The Sunland microfiber travel tower takes up little to no space in your bag and has huge value. It comes in handy after a surprise rain, or when staying at a cheap hotel that doesn’t include towels. It drys very fast, and is super absorbent and is a great gift for travelers!

SUNLAND Microfiber Travel Towel Price: $11.39 SUNLAND Microfiber Travel Towel Full Disclosure: We earn a commission if you click this link and make a purchase, at no additional cost to you. Last Updated: 02/19/2019

Smart Wool Socks

Smart wool socks use a special technology that helps prevent them from holding odors. They are breathable, can be worn a few times, and helps keep your luggage from smelling bad. They have multiple levels of thickness from winter socks to athletic socks. These are great gifts for hikers!

Smartwool Women's Hiking Medium Crew Price: $19.95 Smartwool Women's Hiking Medium Crew Full Disclosure: We earn a commission if you click this link and make a purchase, at no additional cost to you. Last Updated: 02/19/2019

Woolx Merino Wool T-shirt

Merino Wool T-shirts make great gifts for adventure travelers. The material promises that it reduces odors, and can be re-worn several times without a wash. They have short sleeves, long sleeves, and shirts for both men and women. 

Woolx Men's Merino Wool T-Shirt Price: $54.00 Woolx Men's Merino Wool T-Shirt Full Disclosure: We earn a commission if you click this link and make a purchase, at no additional cost to you. Last Updated: 02/19/2019

Outdoor Waterproof Hiking Pants

Waterproof hiking pants area great gift for any outdoor enthusiast. They are thick enough to provide some basic protection from water, brush, and small tree branches but breathable enough to be comfortable. I have a pair of these that have come in handy on numerous motorcycle rides and hikes. Let’s be honest, sitting in soaking wet clothes is awful.

Hiking Breathable Quick Drying Outdoor Sports Pants Price: $35.99 Hiking Breathable Quick Drying Outdoor Sports Pants Full Disclosure: We earn a commission if you click this link and make a purchase, at no additional cost to you. Last Updated: 02/19/2019

Rite in the Rain Waterproof Notebook

A waterproof notebook is great for travelers. It can be used to take notes without the worry of water ruining all your hard work. It is important to note, that you will need a space pen Full Disclosure: We earn a commission if you click this link and make a purchase, at no additional cost to you. to write on the paper underwater and in the rain.

Rite in the Rain Weatherproof Hard Cover Notebook Price: $17.86 Rite in the Rain Weatherproof Hard Cover Notebook Full Disclosure: We earn a commission if you click this link and make a purchase, at no additional cost to you. Last Updated: 02/19/2019

Audible Audio Books Membership

Audible is an amazing gift for travelers. It gives you access to thousands of books on audio for a low monthly cost. This is perfect for downtime or those moments when you are stuck waiting in line at the airport. While you are at it, you might as well give yourself the gift of a 14-day free trial. Full Disclosure: We earn a commission if you click this link and make a purchase, at no additional cost to you.

Audible Membership Price: $0.00 Audible Membership Full Disclosure: We earn a commission if you click this link and make a purchase, at no additional cost to you. Last Updated: 02/19/2019

DJI Spark Drone

The Spark is all you could one from a drone packed into a small package. It includes all the things DJI is known: Amazing controls, high-quality camera, brand recognition, and a great battery. While it doesn’t have the battery life or performance of the Mavic Pro, it’s a smaller and cheaper alternative.

DJI Spark, Fly More Combo, Alpine White Price: $504.00 DJI Spark, Fly More Combo, Alpine White Full Disclosure: We earn a commission if you click this link and make a purchase, at no additional cost to you. Last Updated: 02/19/2019

Biolite Campstove and USB Charger

A camp stove that charges your USB devices. This is quite possibly one of the most useful camping tools anyone could ever have. I am currently saving up to take one on my next adventure. This little thing can keep you warm, help you cook food, work as a fire starter, and charge your devices all at the same time.

BioLite CampStove 2 Wood Burning and USB Charging Camping Stove Price: $129.95 BioLite CampStove 2 Wood Burning and USB Charging Camping Stove Full Disclosure: We earn a commission if you click this link and make a purchase, at no additional cost to you. Last Updated: 02/19/2019

Still not finding the best gifts for adventure travelers in your family or friend group? How about gifting the best gift of all… an invitation to join you on an exciting trip of a life time.