17 Retirement Gifts For People Who Love The Outdoors

December 12, 2018

17 Retirement Gifts For People Who Love The Outdoors

Choosing a gift for someone who’s about to retire comes easy when you have known and worked with them for years or even decades. The gift you give need not be expensive nor should it be too simple. Give a gift that fits his or her personality and one that can be useful depending on what they intend to do after they retire. It’s time they get to enjoy the time freedom and begin checking their bucket list.

For your retiring friends or loved ones that are planning to hit outdoor activities, here’s a list of great gift ideas:   

  1. Engraved Flask and Pocket Knife


A flask and a pocket knife are some of the must have when going outdoors. One to quench your thirst and one to help you stay protected. This is one great gift for a retiring friend or loved one. Placed on a wooden box, these items can even be personalized.    

  1. Golf Set

    This gift includes a highly absorbent towel with hook design and grommet. It is a dually constructed bag that has a breathable mesh siding enclosed with a zipper. It also comes with a key ring, ball marker and a divot which can be personalized. 

    1. Green Thumb Garden Set

    Outdoors and taking care of the garden at home could be one of the activities your retiring friend or loved one is looking forward to. Present this stylish and durable garden tool set as a perfect retirement gift. It comes with a twist fork, trowel and a rake cultivator whose wooden handles can be engraved to make it more personalized.  

    1. Man Apron

    Work has now transitioned from the office to their home gardens. And at times, this can be really messy. Make this apron the ideal present to shield them from getting all dirty. This apron is made up of waxed canvas with leather accents. It has three front pockets and an adjustable strap for the waist and the neck. Have it personalized and place your retiring friends' name or initials to make it more special?    

    1. Wool Throw with Leather Holder

    This handmade blanket in plaid design is made of recycled wool. Warm and comforting, it is the ideal gift for someone who loves camping and the outdoors. It even comes with a convenient leather holder with solid brass hardware for easy handling.

    1. Cowl Scarf

    Your retiring friend or loved one will love this simple, warm and cozy winter scarf. This handmade item makes use of an elastic cord, polyester fleece and cotton blend as materials. It has a two-layer system and is made much warmer than the usual scarf because of the high-quality thick materials. All this without compromising comfort as its inner linings are the softest of its kind.     

    1. Hand Knit Hooded Scarf


    This beautifully packaged item will end up one of her favorites in no time at all. Made of wool yarn, this specially designed scarf can be worn all season long. It is handmade and available in different colors. Make her retirement extra special. Keep her warm, comfortable and stylish as she starts her new outdoor adventures.      

    1. Duffel Bag

    Place his initials to this awesome duffel bag that is perfect for his outdoor exploits. Made of heavyweight water repellant canvas, it comes with an extension end pocket, internal pocket, detachable shoulder strap and carry handles. No matter where he is headed, this duffel bag can carry most of his stuff and even more.

    1. Combat Cooler

    He may be out on an adventure but that shouldn’t keep him from enjoying a cool beer with friends. This beer tote is made of 600-Denier polyester with a PEVA (PVC free) lining and can carry around 12 bottles or 18 cans. It comes with an adjustable shoulder strap, a top padded carry handle and a front pocket for storage. Make it extra special by engraving the initials of your retiring friend.  

    1. Combat Travel Bag

    The weekends are set for outdoor explorations. But what can keep him from doing it on a daily basis after retirement? Let him enjoy every adventure by giving him this travel bag that can fit in everything he needs for a quick getaway. Made of heavyweight canvas, this bag has a perfect size and comes with a large main front pouch, 2 closure pockets, and adjustable shoulder strap.     

    1. Grill and Chill

    The need to grill and chill while enjoying the outdoors comes easy with this personalized cooler with a complete set of grill tools. The set comes with one cooler, spatula, fork, multi-tool, a pair of tongs and a bottle opener attached to the strap of the cooler. Made of 600D polyester with thermal lining, this practical gift will definitely end up as one reliable outdoor buddy.  

    1. Bluetooth Beanie Hat

    Your retiring friend will be enjoying his favorite music in the comfort and warmth of this double knitted beanie. Made of 100% Acrylic, it keeps the head and ears warm while listening to music sans a headphone. The wireless Bluetooth allows you to listen to music in style and with great sound quality while enjoying your favorite outdoor activity such as jogging, hiking, camping or traveling for the holidays.  

    1. LED Camping Lantern

    Is camping her thing? Then give her a retirement gift she will truly appreciate, an LED camping lantern. Ultrabright with 360 degrees 146 lumen, it is the perfect outdoor furniture gift. This item is made with the highest quality, can be easily stored as it is collapsible and is available in different colors.  

    1. Bohemian Ikat Tote

    Let her hit the beach with this Bohemian Ikat tote. It’s chic and fabulous with the eclectic pattern that goes well with any outfit. It’s made of sturdy material and has just the right size to carry all her beach essentials. This can be personalized by having her name or initials embroidered on this useful and practical gift.

    1. Floral Sunglasses

    Her retiring doesn’t mean losing her fashion sense. So there’s no better gift than this cool floral monogrammed sunglasses! These trendy and chic sunglasses will provide the needed protection for her eyes while staying under the sun enjoying the beach and the view.    

    1. Crimson Cooler

    There’s definitely more time to go out on picnics now that she’s retired. Let her enjoy every moment of it by giving her this functional gift. This cooler can handle all she needs to enjoy food and drinks with her favorite ladies. Whether by the beach or in a park, she is fully equipped with this picnic set as it comes with two cloth napkins, two acrylic wine glasses, two sets of stainless steel knives, a wine bottle opener and a wooden cheese board with a wooden handle cheese knife.  

    1. Cooler Chair

    She is the outdoorsy type and she’s got more time in her hands to go camping, hiking or simply chill by the beach. Give her this ideal gift that functions as a chair and a cooler at the same time. This gift is collapsible and has room enough for a number of bottled or canned drinks. Personalize it by placing her name or initials on this pink cooler chair.

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