The holiday season is all about the kids. Really. But it can be challenging to find a gift that a child will truly enjoy and appreciate.
I interrogated my own 9-year-old daughter for the truth about what gifts she liked best and questioned every outdoor-oriented parent I could reach for their opinions. The list below is the result of the most comprehensive research I did for any of my assigned holiday gift guides. Because, really, the holidays are for the kids.
Passport to Your National Parks Junior Ranger Edition: $15
The experiences that led to my 9-year-old daughter getting this passport book stamped with “cancellations” at each of the five parks we visited last summer were highlights that we still discuss today.
This book is divided into geographic regions and provides history and poignant facts for the areas, as well as a checklist for every park within