10 Best Adventure Gifts For Guys: Cool Gift Ideas for Travelers (He'll Actually Use and Appreciate!)

Best Adventure Gifts For Guys | By Sherry Trautman | Travel-Mi.com | Updated November 26, 2022

I love buying gifts for fellow travelers (and for ourselves) that will actually be used and appreciated! Don't waste money on the same ole' shirt each year. These thoughtful travel gifts for men will definitely be welcomed!

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Water resistant, charging ports, holds laptop, lots of pockets, super affordable, classy, well made, multifunctional

great stabilization, powers up quickly, small 

durable, all weather, comes with 2 keys, reliable


haven't found any

takes a bit to learn, as with any new device!

haven't found any

Cool Features

Anti theft, USB charger port, comes in different sizes

easy voice activation, streamlined-fits in pocket, create, capture  stabilized time lapse videos 

90 day money back policy, has 24 hr customer service

Bottom Line

Incredible lightweight travel backpack with lots of pockets. Lots of padding on the straps, back, and inside for the laptop.  Side pockets fit water bottles.

This Go-Pro is so much smoother and easier to use than the previous model. We love ours. 

Never bike without a lock. This lock is heavy duty, reliable and easy to use.

Level 8 Luggage Makes a Great Gift 

Level 8 Luggage

Another awesome travel gift idea is luggage!  Level 8 offers backpacks, carry-on suitcases, and luggage sets for all your travel needs.  Chris and I personally love them, check out our Level 8 Review.

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Leakproof, hold 30 cans, lightweight, insulated, fits champagne bottles (just sayin')

polarized, protective coating, flexible frame, affordable. 100% UVA & UVB protection against the sunlight

compact, great in low light, waterproof, high power, easy to focus


don't overfill or it could rip

may be a bit stiff

case could be stronger

Cool Features

Bottle opener on the strap, keeps food cold/hot for 16 hours!

Lifetime breakage warranty

12x magnification, 25mm objective lens and wide field of view, 273ft/ 1000yds

Bottom Line

Awesome cooler backpack for hiking, camping, beach. Keeps food cold for several hours

Perfect for hiking, biking, driving, fishing. Not too expensive if dropped or lost so perfect for travel and outdoor activities. 

These lightweight, compact and durable binoculars are great for travel!

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Travel Laptop Backpack, Business Anti Theft Slim Durable Laptops Backpack with USB Charging Port, Water Resistant

What we like: I love the multiple pockets to keep everything safe and organized.  The anti theft back pocket is great. Can be used on the weekends for hiking trips or day trips. Pack a laptop, lunch and snacks, tripod on the side, and a change of clothes.

This travel backpack can be used as a carry on bag for flights as well. It is well made and serves many purposes. Luggage / Suitcase strap on the back is great to slide over the luggage tube and attach to your rolling luggage for easier airport transport. Comes in different sizes. What a great adventure gift for guys!

GoPro Hero8 Black Action Camera with GoPro Holiday Accessory Bundle - Two 32gb U3 Memory Cards, Shorty Grip, Head Strap, and 2 Rechargeable Batteries

GoPro Hero8 Black Action Camera BundleGoPro Hero8 Black Action Camera Bundle
GoPro Hero8 Black Action Camera BundleGoPro Hero8 Black Action Camera Bundle

What we like: We have this bundle and absolutely love the ease of the voice activation features. The controls are much easier to use and understand quickly than the previous GoPro hero cameras.  The camera quality is excellent and the stability is outstanding.  You can walk and bike ride with this strapped to your chest. The start up time is very fast and this GoPro is quickly ready to record.

What it comes with: This Ritz Camera Bundle includes GoPro Hero 8 Black 4K Waterproof Action Camera with Head Strap, Shorty Handgrip (selfie-stick, tripod), Two Sandisk 32GB Memory Cards, One Spare Battery (One included with Camera), Ritz Gear Card Reader and Cleaning Cloth

Bike U Lock with Cable - Via Velo Heavy Duty Bicycle U-Lock,14mm Shackle and 10mm x1.8m Cable with Mounting Bracket 

Bike U Lock with CableBike U Lock with Cable
Bike U Lock with CableBike U Lock with Cable

What We Like: If you are going on a biking adventure, we always make sure we have a bike lock, even if we think we won't be stopping. It never fails; if we don't have a lock with us we will definitely find a cute ice cream shop, boutique store or even a walking only trail that we want to explore but can't. 

We like the one made by Bike U Lock as it has a very strong cable and keys.  You can even thread the cord through your helmet and keep everything safe.  

TOURIT Cooler Backpack 30 Cans Lightweight Insulated Backpack Cooler Leak-Proof Soft Cooler Bag Large Capacity

TOURIT Cooler BackpackTOURIT Cooler Backpack
TOURIT Cooler BackpackTOURIT Cooler Backpack

What We Like: This cooler backpack can be used not only for hiking, camping, beach and day trips, but for the office too.  Perfect if you have a longer trip to your destinations and need your hands free.  Pack multiple lunches and drinks. I definitely love the leak proof liner than can be easily cleaned.

RIVBOS Polarized Sports Sunglasses Driving shades For Men TR90 Unbreakable Frame

What We Like:  Polarized glasses with UV can be very expensive especially when hiking, rock climbing, rafting, etc. Great for driving and cuts down glare. These glasses are very affordable, will protect your eyes, stay on your face well and allow you to relax (less worry about scratching or losing them) while adventuring.  Maybe pack two on your trip! 

Occer 12x25 Compact Binoculars with Low Light Night Vision

What We Like: The color acuity and image sharpness of these binoculars are well within what I would expect given the design and build limitations.  Great size for travel and comes with a case. Perfect for travel, bird watching, sports games, etc.

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