GoPro HERO7 named Best Gift for Families

Rugged and waterproof camera is tough enough to capture every family memory

If you have a family who loves to travel on your holiday gift list, consider these 10 items nominated by our panel of travel experts and voted the best by 10Best readers. These gift ideas cover everyone from Mom and Dad to furry family members. 

  • GoPro HERO7

    The rugged and waterproof GoPro HERO7 is tough enough to capture any family adventure in smooth video or crisp photos. Share each moment with friends and family back home with streaming to Facebook Live.
    Photo courtesy of GoPro

  • SleepPhones

    Traveling can be tiring, and SleepPhones help you relax and unwind at the end of a day of sightseeing. The fully padded speaker headband will play any type of music, white noise or audiobook from any device with a headphone jack. They’re lightweight, washable and hypoallergenic.
    Photo courtesy of SleepPhones

  • The Atlas Obscura Explorer's Guide
    for the World's Most Adventurous Kid

    The Atlas Obscura Explorer’s Guide for the World’s Most Adventurous Kid takes young travelers on a journey to 100 weird and wonderful places around the globe, like the Naica crystal caves of Mexico or the Tunguska meteor crash site in Siberia.
    Photo courtesy of Atlas Obscura

  • Backpack 5 in 1 Game Set

    Whether in the car or on a plane, this backpack game set from Outside Inside will keep kids (and parents) occupied with two-player options like chess, checkers, ludo, backgammon and Snakes and Ladders. The games roll up into a compact kit that can be carried in a mesh travel bag on just about any family outing.
    Photo courtesy of Outside Inside Gifts

  • Scout & About Outdoor Chill Pad

    Our furry friends are family too, and this Outdoor Chill Pad from P.L.A.Y. gives the family dog a comfortable place to relax on any outdoor adventure. The waterproof mat rolls up with a carrying handle for easy transport. It comes in three sizes and two color optionsl
    Photo courtesy of P.L.A.Y. Pet Lifestyle and You

  • Veer Cruiser

    Part premium stroller, part rugged wagon, the Veer all-terrain cruiser is perfect for family adventures with infants, toddlers and beyond. Large knobby tires can take the Veer off the sidewalk and onto the trail, while one-hand folding, one-touch footbrake and an adjustable handle make it a breeze to work with.
    Photo courtesy of Veer

  • Eagle Creek Pack-It Cubes

    Those who dislike packing will never experience pre-trip prep dread again. Travel pros swear by these zip-up containers that help compress and organize clothing and accessories, while also keeping them wrinkle-free. Perks of the cubes range from them being washable, breathable and see-through (thanks to mesh tops) to having quick-grab handles.
    Photo courtesy of Eagle Creek

  • Lonely Planet Kids Books

    Lonely Planet Kids publishes a range of books perfect for young travelers. Titles like How Airports Work, Around the World in 50 Ways, Ancient Wonders: Then & Now and The Daredevil’s Guide to Dangerous Places are sure to spark wanderlust. My Travel Journal comes packed with writing prompts to help kids capture memories from a trip.
    Photo courtesy of Lonely Planet

  • Nomader Collapsible Water Bottle

    The easy to carry Nomader collapsible water bottle will keep the whole family hydrated on the go. A hinged cap prevents germs from getting on the mouthpiece, and the entire bottle is durable, leak-proof and BPA-free. It comes in several different colors so each family member can have their own.
    Photo courtesy of Nomader

  • "Switch" Sunglasses

    Kids love the color-changing Switch Sunglasses from Real Shades. Each pair is made from shatterproof polycarbonate with UVA and UVB protection and they change colors in the sun. Switch are available for toddlers, kids and youth in a variety of colors.
    Photo courtesy of iStock / ArtMarie

The top 10 winners in the Best Gift for Family Travelers category are as follows:

  1. GoPro HERO7
  2. SleepPhones
  3. The Atlas Obscura Explorer’s Guide for the World’s Most Adventurous Kid
  4. Backpack 5 in 1 Game Set
  5. Scout & About Outdoor Chill Pad
  6. Veer Cruiser
  7. Eagle Creek Pack-It Cubes
  8. Lonely Planet Kids Books
  9. Nomader Collapsible Water Bottle
  10. "Switch" Sunglasses

Congratulations to all these winning gifts!

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