With the arrival of the cold months comes the onset of cabin fever. The best ways to combat restlessness is by stretching those arms and legs, and getting some much needed fresh air! Bringing a loved one on a nature excursion away from the city can be the best gift yet! Check out these outdoor adventure Holiday Gift Guide offers.
1. Stay Warm
Surprise a friend or family member with a new set of cold weather layers before introducing the idea of a journey into the wilderness. You can layer with anything, especially with the mild winters of the Bay Area, so look for both warm garments and ones that can be used no matter the season! Check out Knimble for recycled adult clothes of all shapes, colors, and sizes and click here to save $5 on your next purchase. If you’re buying for a little one before a family excursion check out the selections at Chloe’s Closet and Lauren’s Closet. Click here to save 25% at Chloe’s Closet and click here to save $10 at Lauren’s Closet.
2. Shift into High Gear
Group bike rides are a great way to bond while exercising outside. Outfit a cycle or a cyclist with new gear for a two-wheel trip this winter, or get them a tune-up! Look through all kinds of helmets, lights, shoes, etc at Mike’s Bikes and click here to save $90 on a comprehensive tune-up. If you’re in Alameda or Oakland, check out Alameda Bicycle and Manifesto Bicycles for great local offers in your area. Click here to save 20% on parts at Alameda Bicycle or click here to save 20% on your whole purchase at Manifesto Bicycles!
3. EmBark on a Trip with Your Best Friend
Got a dog? Pick up some outdoor pet gear, food, and treats in preparation for a jaunt in the woods. Not only are you giving them the gift of great quality food and gear, but you’re also surprising them with the best walks! Click here to save $5 when you buy food at Mike’s Feed and Pets or click here to save 20% on one item at Holistic Hound. When you’re back from the trip, stop by Bow Wow Meow or See Spot Run to give your four-legged friends a top notch pampering! Click here to save 20% at Bow Wow Meow or click here to save 20% at See Spot Run.
4. Fill Up the Tank
Before heading out on a long outdoor adventure, make sure everyone has fuel for snacks and meals. Pack a healthy go bag for an adventurer in your life using delicious, local ingredients from Monterey Market. Click here to save $4 on any purchase made on a Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday!
5. Power Up
The most important aspect of going on an adventure is surely the rocket fuel on which many of us run: that tropical hot bean water known as Coffee. Power a trip into the chilly, great outdoors with a cup of their favorite warm drink, especially if you’re starting early. Stop by Farley’s before hitting the road, and click here to get a free house-made cookie.
6. Feed Your Sole
So you get back into town, and your feet hurt, what do you do? Bring your friend to Shoes on Solano to check out a wide variety of fashion and comfort shoes, and help them pick out something super comfy that they can wear all year round. Click here to save 10% on your next purchase.
7. Take a Load Off
Finish off a great outdoor experience with a relaxing massage. After so much physical activity, your friend will go bananas over a surprise visit to Project Zen! Click here to save $20 on a massage lasting over one hour.