Want to Make Valentine's Day Extra Special? Here's How!

By Jake Maynard

Looking for unique ideas and gifts for this upcoming Valentines Day period? Well, you’ve come to the right place!

Valentines Day is always a great time to show your love and appreciation for that special someone, but it can be hard to escape the commercialized, cliché event it always snowballs into. It is symbolized by roses, chocolate, candles and love. In reality, it involves crowds, advertisements, reservations, waiting lines, and stress!

In this post, we provide some Valentines activities and gift ideas to escape the clichés, cues, and make this Valentines period stand out from the rest!


Alternative Valentine's Day Ideas

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Here’s a few ideas that will help avoid the Valentine craziness and make this Valentine’s Day completely unique:

  • Celebrate on a different day
  • Get out of town
  • Stay in the country
  • Go camping
  • Go on a hike
  • Go Kayaking; or
  • Combine all of the above into a Valentine RV adventure!

In addition to celebrating in RV style, below is some Valentine gift ideas to suit an RV adventure:


RV Valentine's Day Romanic Gifts And Ideas

Valentine's Day Romantic Gifts

Here's a few ideas to make bring some romantic valentine spirit to any RV adventure:

  • Find some camping sites which aren't full of family's and other campers
  • Make a romantic candlelight or campfire dinner
  • Set up a private outdoor shower (throw a few rose petals around and set upsome candles ;))
  • Whip up a rustic camping breakfast in bed
  • Have a sunset wine overlooking a lake, stream or the beach
  • Make a creative home made ticket book full of outdoor adventures for your partner to use
  • Set up a blanket on the ground at night, rug up, and hunt for shooting stars
  • Hot chocolate and a romantic desert by the fire


 Valentine's Gift List

Try these valentine gifts on for size! They will suit him or her, depending on their likes and interests (and they are all perfect for RV travel!):

  • A mini hand held espresso maker
  • Camp cooking equipment (if that special someone enjoys cooking!)
  • Camping Cook Books
  • Hiking gear (i.e. boots, clothing, hand held GPS, backpacks etc.)
  • A thermos mug
  • A kayak
  • Binoculars and identification books to spot wildlife
  • Portable battery pack for mobile phones (some good solar charging ones are now available)
  • Polaroid camera
  • Travel guide books
  • White water rafting tickets
  • Music festival and camping tickets
  • Whale watching tour (check out our recent article about the Quebec Whale Route)
  • A guitar or another good campfire instrument
  • Telescope and star chart
  • Hammock
  • Kite
  • Super comfortable camping chair.

The next few lists target her or him. All stereotypes aside, the following could suit anyone depending on their preferences!


Alternative Valentines Gift Ideas For Her

Here's a few creative Valentine gifts for her in particular:

  • Art supplies to use while in nature
  • Wildflower identification book
  • Flower press
  • Windchimes
  • A funky dream catcher


Alternative Valentines Day Gift Ideas For Him

These ideas will make perfect valentine day gifts for husbands, boyfriends, dads or brothers:

  • Fishing or hunting gear (if he is into it!)
  • Multitool
  • A BBQ tool set
  • Some BBQ spice kits
  • A fish smoker
  • Tool kits (i.e. spanner set, screwdriver set etc.)
  • Flint fire starter.

These should help him get his Bear Grylls on and have a bit of fun while RVing and camping in nature! For some more ideas check out our posts on RV Gift Ideas and RV gadgets.


Happy Valentines! 

We hope this post helps make this upcoming Valentines day the best yet!! Check out the RVezy range to get your unique Valentine wheels in motion!!

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