Pennsylvania gift giving guide

Pennsylvania Gift Giving Guide: 15 Gifts for Someone that Loves Pennsylvania

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 15 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.

Note: Some of the links in this guide are affiliate links. If you click through them and make a purchase, a small portion of your total will be paid to UncoveringPA at no cost to you. This is one way we are able to provide our great content for free!

Pennsylvania Photography

PA Gift Guides: Pennsylvania Photography

Pennsylvania photography makes a great gift for anyone that loves Pennsylvania.

If you love the photography here on UncoveringPA, why not purchase some to give as a great gift. I’ve partnered with Fine Art America to offer some of my favorite photos as prints that you can enjoy in your home or give as a great gift.

Photos can be purchased for framing, as a canvas, on metal, or even in fun gifts like tote bags and greeting cards.

See what’s available by clicking here. If you’d like to purchase an image of mine that’s not shown, feel free to contact me for availability. 

Pennsylvania Puzzle from White Mountain Puzzles

Gifts from PA: White Mountain puzzle

Love puzzles? You won’t want to miss this great gift idea.

If you’re looking for a great Pennsylvania-themed puzzle, you won’t want to miss this fun Historic Pennsylvania puzzle from White Mountain Puzzles. This 1000-piece jigsaw puzzle features a map of the state and some of the most important historical events in PA’s history.

Get your puzzle on Amazon.

Purple Lizard Maps

Pennsylvania Gift Ideas: Purple Lizard Maps

Following Purple Lizard Maps will lead you to beautiful places like this one.

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 make 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 or on Amazon.

Pennsylvania Jewelry from Struck and Impressed

Custom Pennsylvania jewelry from Struck and Impressed.

Custom Pennsylvania jewelry from Struck and Impressed makes a great gift.

Looking for jewelry for the Pennsylvania lover in your life? Look no further than the great, hand-stamped jewelry from Struck and Impressed. Made by Mrs. UncoveringPA, these customizable pieces of jewelry allow the wearer to show their love of a particular region of Pennsylvania or of the whole state.

See the full line up of Struck and Impressed’s jewelry on

Good Night, Pennsylvania (or Philly, Pittsburgh, or Penn State)

Kids gifts from pennsylvania: Good Night Pennsylvania

Share your love of Pennsylvania with kids.

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; Good Night, Pittsburgh; and Good Night, Penn State.

Photography Workshops with UncoveringPA

Gifts from Pennsylvania - Photography Workshops

Photography Workshops with UncoveringPA are great for a budding photographer.

Do you know someone getting a new camera this year or looking to up their photography skills? Have them join me for a Photography Workshop in Pennsylvania. I’ve currently got Sunset and Nighttime Photography Workshops scheduled at several different locations in Pennsylvania with even more coming up soon.

Click here to see the available workshops and sign up now.

Great Pennsylvania Deals from Groupon

Groupon offers some pretty amazing deals, and no matter who’s on your shopping list, there is bound to be something great for them on the site. Right now, you can save 50% on a helicopter tour of Pittsburgh, save on an axe throwing lesson in Philly, or visit a great museum at a fantastic deal.

Of course, you can also browse the many great Groupon deals in Pennsylvania and find the perfect gift for everyone on your list.

Pennsylvania: A Portrait of the Keystone State by Michael Gadomski

Gifts about Pennsylvania: Portrait of Keystone State

Enjoy great photography in this wonderful book about PA.

Photographer Michael Gadomski has published many great photography books, and his most recent project is no exception. “Pennsylvania: A Portrait of the Keystone State” takes visitors to every corner of this great state and showcases some of the best places to see and photograph in PA.

Get your copy here.

The 2018 Pennsylvania Calendar from UncoveringPA

Pennsylvania themed gifts - 2018 Calendar

Purchase our 2018 Pennsylvania Calendar and enjoy the beauty of the state all year.

Enjoy the beauty of Pennsylvania all throughout the coming year with the 2018 Pennsylvania Calendar from UncoveringPA. This calendar features some of my favorite images from the past year and is sure to bring enjoyed by anyone that loves Pennsylvania and some of its most beautiful places.

Order your copy here.

Pennsylvania State Parks Passport

Pennsylvania State Parks and Forests Passport

The Pennsylvania State Parks and Forests Passport is a great gift for anyone that loves PA’s public lands.

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.

Order your copy here.

Pennsylvania Beer Cap Map

Pennsylvania Gift Ideas: Beer Map

This is a perfect gift of anyone that loves Pennsylvania beer.

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.

Order this great gift here.

Pennsylvania Home T-Shirt

PA Gift Ideas: Home Shirt

Show off your home with a Pennsylvania Home 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.

Order this shirt from Etsy here.

60 Hikes within 60 Miles of …

60 hikes within 60 miles of Harrisburg

“60 Hikes Within 60 Miles of Harrisburg” has been very helpful in planning my hikes in the area.

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.

Currently available books include 60 Hikes within 60 Miles of … Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, and Harrisburg

Pittsburgh and Philadelphia City Map Prints

Philly and Pittsburgh Street Maps

These street maps of Philly and Pittsburgh are perfect for people that love these great cities.

Available on Etsy, these city map prints of Pittsburgh and Philly provide a unique wall decoration that highlights the beauty and confusion of the roadways in Pennsylvania’s two largest cities. 

Order these great prints here.


AUTHOR - Jim Cheney

Jim Cheney is the creator of Based in the state capital of Harrisburg, Jim frequently travels around Pennsylvania and has visited all 67 counties in the state. Jim has also traveled to more than 30 different countries around the world.

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