30 Gifts Your Grandparents Will Love — and Actually Use
Each year, our grandparents spoil us with gifts and cards for every occasion, and now it’s our turn to treat Grandma and Grandpa to a perfect present.
We have options for travel lovers, avid golfers, wine connoisseurs, at-home cooks, and more, so you’re bound to find something that your grandparents will love on this list. But you don’t have to be a senior to enjoy these classic, thoughtful presents — many of these are perfect for anyone on your list this year.
Here are 30 of the best gifts for grandparents.
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Artifact Uprising Modern Wall Calendar
Filled with pictures of their beloved children and grandchildren or throwback photos from past trips, the Modern Wall Calendar from Artifact Uprising is truly the gift that keeps giving, month after month throughout 2021. Plus, at the end of the month, your grandparents can tear off the perforated photo section, and at the end of the year, they’ll have a collection of photos to cherish forever.
To buy: artifactuprising.com, $39
Murad Take Time Off Set
Gift your grandparents smoother, more radiant skin when you give Murad’s Take Time Off set, complete with trial sizes of the Replenishing Multi-Acid Peel, Retinol Youth Renewal Night Cream, and Renewing Eye Cream. The full-size Retinol Youth Renewal Serum is the #1 retinol product in the US, known for its ability to reduce the look of fine lines and wrinkles.
To buy: murad.com, $89
Lord Jones High CBD Formula Body Lotion
A nourishing lotion with the added benefits of CBD is exactly what your grandparents need. This body lotion from Lord Jones will calm stressed out skin while moisturizing, and the pleasant cooling effect will soothe the body.
To buy: sephora.com, starting at $40
Spending more time at home this winter means your grandparents need to make their space as cozy as possible. Set a hygge mood with a beautifully-scented candle from Diptyque. The brand is releasing limited-edition candles for the holidays with the scents Floral Majesty, Amber Feather, and Moonlit Fir, but you really can’t go wrong with any scent from this brand.
To buy: nordstrom.com, starting at $36
If your grandparents love wine, it can be hard to pick a perfect bottle to gift for the holidays. Thankfully the 12 Night “Home for the Holidays” wine advent calendar allows them to taste wines from all over the world — the single servings make this the perfect gift for a DIY holiday wine tasting.
To buy: getvinebox.com, $129
Barefoot Dreams CozyChic Throw
This winter, it’s all about transforming our spaces into cozy sanctuaries while we stay home, and that means we need the perfect throw to cuddle up under. The Barefoot Dreams CozyChic Throw is ultra-soft and comes in a variety of colors, so it will easily become your grandparents’ favorite blanket.
To buy: nordstrom.com, $147
Paravel Cabana Tote
Paravel’s Cabana Tote is perfect for the grandparent on the go. Generously sized with plenty of space, this tote can easily fit their towels and beach necessities or their farmer’s market finds. Wherever they go, this tote has them covered, and the classic design means it will never go out of style.
To buy: tourparavel.com, $165
Lululemon Down for It All Vest
Whether they’re going for an outdoor walk or just hanging out at home, the Lululemon Down for it All Vest is the perfect layering piece for your grandparents. Lightweight goose down will keep them warm, while four-way stretch makes it easy for them to stay active.
To buy: lululemon.com, $148
Echo Show 8
Now more than ever, it’s important that we stay connected to our families, and the Echo Show makes that easy, even for your less-than tech-savvy grandparents. They can make hands-free video calls to other friends and family members who have the Alexa App or Echo device with a screen. They’ll also be able to listen to audiobooks or podcasts, control other smart home devices, and more.
To buy: amazon.com, $104.99
If your grandparents love to read, gift them the Kindle Paperwhite. They can easily make the font larger, making it easier to read, and it’s super-light and glare-free with a battery that lasts weeks.
To buy: amazon.com, $129.99
Parachute Classic Bathrobe
This plush bathrobe brings a luxurious, resort-like ambiance home to your grandparents. Parachute’s Classic Bathrobe is made of Turkish cotton and has slouchy front pockets and a tie waist for ultimate comfort.
To buy: parachutehome.com, $99
Allbirds Wool Runners
Upgrade your grandparents’ sneaker game with these super comfortable Wool Runners from Allbirds. With options for men and women and stellar reviews boasting comfort and versatility, these are the perfect, stylish shoe that grandma or grandpa will be wearing everywhere they go.
To buy: allbirds.com, $95
Look Optic Readers With Blue Light Protection
These aren’t your average reading glasses. Like everyone, grandparents are spending more time now than ever looking at screens, so gift them a pair of readers that protect from blue light. These glasses are super lightweight and feel really comfortable on — if their vision is still 20/20, you can opt for glasses with blue light protection and no magnification.
To buy: lookoptic.com, $78
BaubleBar Convertible Mask Chain
Grandma will never lose another mask thanks to this stylish mask chain from Baublebar. When she no longer needs it to carry her mask, she can convert it into a necklace — it’s bound to become her new favorite accessory.
To buy: baublebar.com, $18
Guerlain Abeille Royale Anti-Aging Double R Facial Serum
With exclusive active ingredients including royal jelly and black bee honey from the island of Ouessant, this luxurious serum promises to fight the visible signs of aging, like loss of skin elasticity, wrinkles, dull skin, and more. Plus, with its beautiful gold packaging, it will look great on your grandparents’ vanity.
To buy: sephora.com, $215
Le Creuset Round Dutch Oven
The Le Creuset Dutch oven is a must-have for avid home cooks — it’s super versatile and durable, so it’s ideal for your grandparent that loves to spend their days in the kitchen. Plus, with more than a dozen colors to choose from, you can find the Dutch oven that will perfectly complement their decor.
To buy: lecreuset.com, starting at $155
A quality pair of slippers is a great gift, and these super comfortable slippers from UGG feel like you’re walking on a cloud made of cozy wool. The Ascot and Ansley styles have durable soles so your grandparents can wear them around the house or around town.
Naadam The Essential $75 Cashmere Sweater
You can’t go wrong with a high-quality cashmere sweater at a great price point. Made from 100% sustainable and ultra-soft cashmere, this sweater — with plentiful color options for men and women — is one of the brand’s best-sellers, with over 50,000 five-star reviews. It’s an elevated everyday piece that they’ll love, at a price you’ll love, too.
To buy: naadam.com, $75
Nest New York Reed Diffuser
With a long-lasting scent, the Nest New York reed diffuser will make your grandparents’ home smell delightful for months. The Amalfi Lemon and Mint diffuser will make their home smell clean and bright, but there’s a range of inviting scents available.
To buy: sephora.com, $48
Taylor Made Personalized Golf Balls
If your grandparents are avid golfers, gift them personalized golf balls from Taylor Made to use the next time they hit the links. They’ll love the fun, custom design almost as much as they’ll love showing them off to their golf buddies.
To buy: taylormadegolf.com, $49.99
Yeti Rambler Tumbler
This durable tumbler from Yeti will keep your grandparents’ drinks hot or cold all day long, so it will instantly become their go-to cup. Plus, it comes in seven colors, and this one has a Magslide lid to prevent any spills.
To buy:llbean.com, $29.99
Glass House Bird Feeder
This modern take on a classic bird house has one big perk — its glass walls mean you can always see your avian visitors! Stick it to a window for an up-close bird watching experience, or hang it from a tree.
To buy: uncommongoods.com, $60
l’Occitane Shea Butter Intensive Hand Balm
Keep dry hands soft and moisturized with this hand balm from l’Occitane. This gift is ideal right now since we’re all washing our hands constantly.
To buy: sephora.com, $36
Custom Lake Art Cribbage Board
If your grandparents would rather be at the lake, give them this custom cribbage board personalized with their favorite lake spot. They can play the game while reminiscing about days spent at the lake — and that’s a win-win in our book.
To buy: uncommongoods.com, $69
World Globetrotter Jigsaw Puzzle
If your grandparents are missing travel while spending more time at home, give them this fun, 1,000-piece puzzle featuring famous monuments and sites from across the world.
To buy: amazon.com, $19.99
Artifact Uprising Gallery Frame
Your grandparents love to see your family’s smiling faces, so give them one of these sophisticated, beautiful frames from Artifact Uprising. It comes ready to hang with a high-resolution, giclee print.
To buy: artifactuprising.com, starting at $69
Modern Comfort Food: A Barefoot Contessa Cookbook
A great cookbook is perfect for grandparents who love to spend time in the kitchen. This new cookbook from Ina Garten, better known as the Barefoot Contessa, was released this October, and it features modern takes on classic comfort food.
To buy: amazon.com, $35
Fresh Flowers from UrbanStems
From live houseplants to stunning bouquets, UrbanStems has just the flora to brighten up your grandparents’ space. Seasonal bouquets add festive cheer to their tables, while succulents and cacti offer a low-maintenance live option.
To buy: urbanstems.com, from $35
Corkcicle Whiskey Wedge
This ice wedge and glass combination will elevate the drinking experience for any whiskey lover. The wedge freezes ice into the ideal shape for sipping, making it a perfect addition to your grandparents’ at-home bar setup.
To buy: amazon.com, $19.99
Roaming America: Exploring All the National Parks
If your grandparents love hitting the road in an RV or exploring the nation’s national parks, they’ll enjoy flipping through the pages of this beautiful coffee table book. The authors offer helpful travel tips, but their stunning photos of each park are sure to inspire your grandparents’ wanderlust or remind them of past adventures.
To buy: amazon.com, $48.99