Top 10 Gifts For the Adventuress

Do you need to do any last minute holiday shopping? In search of the perfect birthday or anniversary gift for a friend who loves to adventure? We hope you’ll enjoy our Gift Guide for the Adventuress in you!

From yoga mats, all-around day packs, must-have books, and our favorite duffel, the AdventureWomen team has got you covered for all-around gifts!

Actik Petzl Headlamp

This active headlamp is ideal for active adventures, with 300 lumen brightness, a reflective headband, and red lighting.

Where to buy:; $44.95


QuietComfort 20 Acoustic Noise Cancelling headphones

This is Judi’s top pick! These quality in-ear headphones are great for when traveling on the plane and you want to cut out the background noise!

Where to buy:; $249.95


eko Superlite Travel Yoga Mat

This is Erica’s top pick! This travel yoga mat made by Manduka is a great lightweight mat with excellent grip to pack along your journeys. Take your yoga practice, Pilates workout, or movement routine with you!

Where to buy:; $42


Women’s Patagonia Refugio 26L Backpack

This great go-to backpack is tailored for a women’s torso. We love the size and multiple zipper compartments as well as the two large water-bottle pockets on each side.

Where to buy:; $89


Sun Wrap by Coolibar

This cozy and versatile sun wrap offers UV coverage, and you can wear it on the plane and still look nice getting off!

Where to buy:; $75


Cargo Hauler Rolling Duffel by Eagle Creek

We love this rolling duffel! It has a wide square opening providing great access to your things inside. It is durable and so light (3 lbs 12 oz!), and has a useful grab handle on the side for easy lifting.

Where to buy:; $164


Insulated Growler 64oz by Klean Kanteen

A stainless steel vacuum insulated growler is perfect for the beverage on the go! It will keep drinks cold for 40 hours and iced for 120!

Where to buy:; $69.95


SingleNest Hammock

This is Eliza’s top pick! Everyone needs one of these lightweight (16oz), quick drying, safe (supports 400 lbs), and pack-able (stuffs into its small storage bag) hammocks for your adventures that await!

Where to buy:; $59.95


Patagonia R3 Fleece Hoody

This is Emily’s top pick! We love this comfy and warm outer layer or mid-layer fleece, perfect for active women.

Where to buy:; $199


“Wild” by Cheryl Strayed

For every adventuress’s book list: “Told with suspense and style, sparkling with warmth and humor, Wild powerfully captures the terrors and pleasures of one young woman forging ahead against all odds on a journey that maddened, strengthened, and ultimately healed her.”

Where to buy:; $10.99



“Taste of Persia: A Cook’s Travels Through Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Iran, and Kurdistan”

This is Nicole’s top pick! A beautiful international cookbook. Winner of the James Beard Award for Best Book of the Year, International (2017) and the winner of the IACP award for Best Cookbook of the Year in Culinary Travel (2017)

Where to buy:; $21.43


AdventureWomen Gift Cards: Any Denomination You Choose!

AdventureWomen is heading to Iceland in 2018!


Do you have a special friend you think would like to come on an AdventureWomen trip with you in 2018? Is your husband or partner still trying to figure out WHAT to get you for Christmas? Or your birthday? Or a special anniversary perhaps? Maybe you’d like to treat your daughter or sister to the trip of her lifetime.

Where to buy: Right here!  Give the gift of travel to someone special, giving her lifelong memories, new friendships, and new experiences which might even… transform her life – forever!

You also might enjoy:

  1. GoToob by Humangear (squeezy travel tubes) ($14.93)
  2. Beeswax Lip Balm by BurtsBees ($3.30)
  3. Infinity Scarf by Coolibar ($39.50)
  4. Odor control and moisture wicking Underwear by Patagonia ($24)
  5. Merino Wool gloves with touch sensor by Outdoor Research ($28)
  6. Invisaband mosquito repellent bracelet ($13.99)