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Looking for unique Colorado gifts and souvenir ideas for the adventurer in your life?
Coming up with gifts for family and friends can be a pain. But it doesn’t have to be, especially for those who live in Colorado.
In this guide we share some of our top local gifts that every Coloradoan will love.
These are gifts that are perfect for the family member with Colorado envy (can you blame them?).
They make creative gift ideas for the holidays and special events all year long like, Christmas, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day or a birthday.
1. Colorado “Homesick” Candle
With distinctive notes and scents of Colorado, this candle by Homesick will make you miss home a little less.
Enjoy the scents of some of Colorado’s National Parks with spruce, cinnamon, fresh snow, sandalwood, cedarwood, and more.
This large 13.75 oz scented candle is hand poured in small batches and has an average burn time of 60-80 hours.
It even comes with a money-back guarantee for the first 30 days, no questions asked. That’s how much we know you’re going to love this candle!
It makes a great gift for anyone who wants to visit the beautiful state of Colorado. Or buy it for yourself when you’re missing home.
And for those long-distance friends who look back wistfully on their time in Colorado, there is no better souvenir gift.
Bring them back to the Centennial State than this Colorado Homesick Scented Candle.
2. Popcorn by Colorado Kernels
This gourmet popcorn by Colorado Kernels is handcrafted in the square state and comes in six delicious flavors.
Enjoy the flavors of Chocolate, Kettle Corn, Cheddar Cheese, Salted Caramel, Buffalo Kick and more.
Plus, each package comes inside a resealable plastic bag so you can enjoy and reuse it.
In addition, all six gourmet popcorn packages come in a heavy duty bucket that showcases the beautiful Colorado scenery.
This popcorn is gluten free and does not contain any high-fructose corn syrup so you can feel good about giving (or getting!) this gift.
3. Denver Food Crawls book
If you’re a budding food lover, then you’ll love the Denver Food Crawls book from local blogger, Bre Patterson.
This comprehensive guide details an exciting culinary experience through Denver via food crawls!
The paperback book features the perfect night out to enjoy food, brews, and nightlife that Denver has to offer.
This book also makes a great souvenir for anyone visiting Colorado and wants a new way to experience the local food scene.
4. State of Colorado Vintage T-Shirt
Celebrate your visit to the Mile High City, or any destination in Colorado with a State Flag Vintage T-shirt.
The material is lightweight cotton with a classic fit for a comfortable yet true-to-size fit.
Choose from a wide array of solid colors and multiple sizes from small – 3X for men, women, and kids.
Your loved ones will be able to show off their Colorado pride in style. Or simply buy it as a souvenir to celebrate your recent trip to the square state.
This high-quality vintage t-shirt makes a great gift for Father’s Day or Mother’s Day. It’s also perfect for a birthday or graduation gift.
5. Pure Colorado Mountain Honey
This delicious gourmet pure Colorado honey is a perfect gift for anyone on your list.
This 16 ounce jar of honey comes purely made from wildflowers in the mountains of Colorado.
Plus, the Bees Knees Honey Company is a family-owned and operated small business so you know you’re getting the real thing.
Customers keep coming back for this high quality honey and with nothing but 5-star reviews, you can’t go wrong.
Buy this Colorado honey alone or pair it with a Colorado gift basket.
6. Colorado State Chocolate Gift Set
Everyone loves chocolate this time of year and this Colorado State Chocolate Set is the perfect gift.
Each box contains 9 square pieces of delicious chocolate all with popular photos from around Colorado.
You’ll get pictures of Rocky Mountain National Park, Glenwood Canyon, Garden of the Gods, Mesa Verde National Park, Vail and more.
It even comes with magnets that you can put on your fridge to display the beautiful scenery once you’ve eaten the chocolate.
7. Colorado Tea Collection
Every tea lover deserves this beautifully decorated Colorado tea collection in 4 unique flavors.
Taste the delights of Alpine Afternoon, Boulder Berry, Vail Breakfast, and Mile High flavors.
Each tea flavor has its own unique blend and taste with subtle notes of mountain grown teas from Colorado.
The boxes are individually packaged and come with 4 total boxes, making it a great stocking stuffer together or separately.
Combine this tea collection with any of the other gifts and souvenirs on this list for a complete Colorado flavor experience.
8. Bamboo Colorado Cutting Board
Colorado’s square-shaped state makes the perfect serving tray and cutting board gift.
And this natural bamboo Colorado cutting board is a great conversational piece for a party tray or a wall display.
The laser-engraved artwork highlights some of the top mountain towns and attractions in Colorado.
The cutting board measures 14-1/2″ x 10-3/4″ x 5/8″ and is perfect for any kitchen.
To preserve the artwork, the bamboo board can be flipped on the other side for a blank canvas that is knife-friendly.
This Colorado cutting board is a thoughtful gift for a housewarming, wedding, or other special occasion.
And it seems that more than 200 people love this cutting board thanks to 5-star ratings!
9. Colorado Gift Baskets
Colorado gift baskets can come in all shapes, sizes, and with lots of flavors. One of our favorites is this Gourmet Gift Basket from Bon Appetit.
It comes with a large assortment of snacks, tea, and sweets that is perfect as a gift or souvenir for any occasion.
You’ll get meat, cheese, crackers, strudels, Lindor chocolates and more! Plus, it all comes in a rustic basket that’s a bonus item.
You can even send it with a personalized message to the gift recipient.
10. LuminAID Solar Lanterns
LuminAID describes themselves as the Makers of Brilliant Things — and we have to say, we agree!
As seen on Shark Tank, LuminAID created an inflatable solar light that packs flat. These compact lights are ideal for anywhere that needs a little light.
Use it in a tent at a campsite, float it in a hot springs pool, or on the lake for a late-night skinny dip!
Brighten up the holidays for someone on your list with a packable solar lantern from LuminAID.
11. Colorado Tough Clothing
Colorado Tough takes their name to heart. This quality, local Colorado clothing company thinks that getting outside is more than a hobby, it’s a lifestyle.
Offering a wide selection of warm hoodies, cozy shirts and comfy hats that really inspire you to get outside, be adventurous and find what’s good for the body and even better for the soul.
We even had the chance to meet their CEO, Lee, at a local festival in the park this past summer.
12. Colorado Tours
We all know that experiences are worth more than things. For the adventurer in your life, you can share the gift of the perfect experience with GetYourGuide.
GetYourGuide takes the stress out of traveling, especially to someplace new. With GetYourGuide, you can easily book guided tours to hundreds of places here in Colorado.
A private tour of the Denver Art museum? No problem. Hiking with a group in and out of Rocky Mountain National Park? Sign me up!
You can also give a gift card so your adventurer can choose their own destination and experience.
13. Bolder Beans
Bolder Beans are made right here in Boulder, Colorado. And they truly are superb!
We like to keep a jar of these crunchy, pickled green beans on hand and eat them straight out of the jar.
Bolder Beans also offers other pickled vegetables and an award winning Bloody Mary mix. As their owner says, good food always makes people smile.
If candles and a nice card won’t cut it for the people on your list, then grab a jar of Bolder Beans and spice up their holiday this year!
14. Sweet Almande Roasted Nuts
Colorado born and family operated, Sweet Alamande’s roasted nuts are the perfect thing to satisfy your cravings, both sweet and salty!
These nuts are totally free of dairy, gluten, soy, and corn, but they are full of flavor and come in 30 flavors and counting.
Shop online to find the perfect flavor pecans, almonds, or cashews to stuff your family’s stockings with delightful flavor.
Give as a gift or keep as a souvenir for yourself.
GetOutPass is a great way to save money on tons of the Colorado adventures your family will love.
Buy a pass for each member of your family and you’ll get access to awesome venues and fun activities across the state!
The GetOutPass is usually $149.95, but when you use our special code coloradolife40, you’ll save $40 instantly.
From ski slopes to the aquarium and trampoline parks to laser tag, GetOutPass will give you free admission to dozens of venues at least once and sometimes multiple times per year.
If you and your family love visiting WaterWorld, Elitch Gardens, or skiing at Monarch Mountain, you’ve got to grab the GetOutPass and save $40 with code: coloradolife40.
We hope this Colorado gift guide gives you some great ideas for anytime of year, from friends to every member of your family.