It’s here! We’ve released our annual list of the best travel-inspired gifts for families — this year featuring an item for every age group. Happy shopping!
Infants (0-2) – Lulyboo Metro Bassinet To-Go
There’s no need to request or makeshift a crib on your next trip with baby. Suited for ages 0 to 12 months, the LulyBoo Metro Bassinet To-Go folds into a backpack! It also doubles as a changing pad, with a waterproof bottom that makes it convenient to use both indoors and out. The cotton cover is removable and machine washable.
Toddlers (Age 2-4) – Kid Party Toys Play Tent
The Kids Play Tent by Kids Party Toys is a staycation for toddlers! The multi-colored play tent features a tunnel and can be used indoors or out. It easily folds up for travel, too. Take it to grandma’s house, your vacation rental or the beach!
Little Kids (Age 3-6) – Intex Inflatable Boat Pool Cruisers
This gift set includes three inflatables – a shark, an airplane and a race car – plus a beach ball. The Intex Inflatable Boat Pool Cruisers are designed for children ages 3 to 6, and are perfect for any swimming pool, from your backyard to vacation resort!
Big Kids (Age 7-9) – Ancheer Inflatable Bumper Bubble Soccer Ball
The Ancheer Inflatable Bumper Bubble Soccer Ball is fun (and safe!) for any sport, from soccer to a good old-fashioned game of tag. Kids like to roll around in them too! Each bumper ball has two handles inside and two adjustable shoulder straps. It comes in eight color variations.
Tweens (Age 10-12) – Nintendo Switch
Lucky tweens will love the Nintendo Switch, which has been flying off shelves since its March, 2017 debut. You can dock it and play it at home as you would a traditional gaming system, or you can take it with you on the road; it’s versatile for both. Plus, the games are the size of digital camera cards, so they don’t take up extra luggage space when traveling.
Teens (Age 13+) – Prynt Pocket
Call it the modern-day Polaroid! Your tech-loving teen will love the Prynt Pocket, an instant photo printer for iPhones. This one comes with the paper needed for printing. Teens can also print photos from Instagram. It comes in four different colors: Black, White, Lavender and Mint Green.
Mom – SereneLife Bubble Bath Spa Tub Massage
Mom can take a mini-vacation at home thanks to the SereneLife Bubble Bath Spa Tub Massage device. The bath mat simply lays on the tub floor and delivers massaging bubbles for ultimate relaxation. Buying this gift? Offer to watch the kids while mom enjoys her bubble bath, a glass of wine and a good book.
Dad – Plantronics BackBeat FIT 300 Earbuds
Want to impress dad this holiday season? Get him the Plantronics Backbeat FIT 300 Earbuds. They’re wireless and noise cancelling, making them ideal for the gym, work travel or family vacations. (Mom may want a pair too). The rechargeable battery lasts up to six hours.
Family – 50 States US Scratch Off Map
Shopping for the whole brood? Choose this US Scratch Off Map. Each time families scratch off a state they’ve visited, a new color will be revealed. How cool is that?! Also included: serious road trip wanderlust.
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