It’s the holiday season, which means you are probably searching for the perfect gift for the Pennsylvania travel lover in your life. Well, good news, because I’ve got you covered with 10 great gifts from Pennsylvania that are sure to delight those of all ages.
From fantastic photography to jewelry and books, there’s a gift for anyone that loves Pennsylvania on the list below.
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60 Hikes within 60 Miles of …
If you need a gift for someone that loves hiking, the 60 Hikes within 60 Miles series is fantastic. The books are offered for a variety of Pennsylvania destinations and feature hikes of all lengths and difficulty levels that are within a short distance of different cities in the state.
See even more great Pennsylvania hiking guides here.
Purple Lizard Maps
If you want to get out an explore off-the-beaten-path in Pennsylvania, Purple Lizard Maps are a great choice. Featuring hiking information for areas not often well mapped by others, Purple Lizard Maps makes it easy to explore some of Pennsylvania’s little-hiked state forests and natural areas.
I used Purple Lizard Maps recently to hike in the Quehanna Wild Area and found the map to be a great resource.
You can buy their maps on their website.
Pennsylvania Travel Map from Conquest Maps
If you or someone you know wants to show everyone how much they’ve traveled around Pennsylvania, the Pennsylvania map from Conquest Maps is the perfect gift.
This push-pin map features a large map of PA and comes with plenty of pushpins to mark each place in the state you’ve been to. This is a perfect way to remember your past trips or to plan new ones.
Find out more on their website.
Good Night, Pennsylvania (or Philly and Pittsburgh)
Pass on your love of Pennsylvania to the child on your holiday shopping list with Good Night, Pennsylvania. This children’s book walks children through some of the most iconic places in the state. Get your copy on Amazon. Also available: Good Night, Philadelphia; and Good Night, Pittsburgh.
Whether you want to rep a city, a sports team, or the entire state, there’s a great PA onesie for even the youngest PA traveler.
Pennsylvania State Parks Passport
Love visiting Pennsylvania’s great state parks? Check out the Pennsylvania State Parks Passport. This passport gives you the chance to track each of your visits to these beautiful destinations and help support the Pennsylvania Parks and Forests Foundation at the same time. I enjoy tracking the parks that I visit, and I’m sure you or someone on your list will as well.
Pennsylvania Beer Cap Map
Know someone that loves Pennsylvania beer? Get them this great Pennsylvania Beer Cap Map. Designed in the shape of Pennsylvania, this great gift has room for 75 beer caps. It’s perfect for showing off all of your favorite PA breweries.
Pennsylvania Gift Basket
What better gift is there for someone that loves Pennsylvania but doesn’t return to the state often than a basket filled with their favorite goodies? These gift baskets from PA General Store look downright delicious and feature a variety of PA’s most delicious foods.
Without a doubt, there’s a basket for nearly everyone on your list.
Pennsylvania Home T-Shirt
Have someone on your Christmas list that considers PA home? Give them this great Pennsylvania Home t-shirt that’s available on Etsy. The shirt is offered in four different colors and will tell everyone where you are from.
Pennsylvania Hiking Guides
There are dozens of great hiking guides that can help you explore Pennsylvania. In fact, there are several books that I personally use to help discover some of the state’s best-kept secrets.
A few of my personal favorites that I personally recommend are “Hiking the Endless Mountains” by Jeff Mitchell, “Hiking Waterfalls in Pennsylvania” by Johnny Malloy, and “The Pine Creek Rail Trail Guidebook” by Linda Stager. Of course, there are dozens of great Pennsylvania guide books that can help you uncover the hidden secrets of PA.