25 Gift Ideas for Your Snowbird Grandparents - Unique Gifter

25 Gift Ideas for Your Snowbird Grandparents

Disclosure of Material Connection: Some of the links in this post may be "affiliate links." This means if you click on the link and purchase an item, I will receive an affiliate commission. Disclosure in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission's 16 CFR, Part 255. This site is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.

Snowbird grandparents head south for the winter, including yours. Most of them head for Florida, which is where you’ll find thousands of retirees with summer homes, needing gift ideas for your snowbird grandparents year-round. 

20 Gift Ideas for Your Snowbird Grandparents

Remember, your grandparents came to Florida to get away from the winter blues. So here are 20 gift ideas for your snowbird grandparents this year.

Fun and Useful Gifts for the Snowbird Grandparents in Your Life

If your grandparents have moved on to become nursing home residents, we have you covered there as well. Take a look at this list of 20 gift ideas for nursing home residents.

Jasonwell Inflatable Pool Float Adult - Floaties Lounger Floats Rafts Floating Chair Water Floaty for Swimming Lake Lounge with Cup Holders Beach Party Toys Adults Kids

Floating Pool Lounge

Let them get started in the best possible way with retired life with this floating beach lounge. Now they can enjoy a drink and a good book whilst relaxing not in the pool but ON the pool.

In Arizona we salt margaritas not sidewalks cutting board

Salt Cutting Board

Arizona is a popular snowbird retirement destination. If someone in your life is heading there to escape the cold and ice this winter they’re going to love this funny cutting board. Perfect for slicing limes!

Inflatable Serving Bar Salad Ice Tray Food Drink Containers - BBQ Picnic Pool Party Supplies Buffet Luau Cooler,with a Drain Plug

Inflatable Pool Bar

Just because you’re older doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a young person’s gift. Inflatable pool bars are all the rage down south. Now you’ll never have to leave the warmth of the winter sun again.

Casserole Carrier and Food Warmer Tote - Keeps Warm up to 1 Hour (Holds up to 11'x17' Casserole)

Food Carrier

What do you do when you attend pot luck?

Bring along a casserole or some other tasty dish using this food carrier. Keep the food warm and be everybody’s favorite chef.

Hipiwe 2 Bottle Wine Tote Carrier Bag with Handle Neoprene Wine Bottle Tote Holder Wine Insulated Bag Water bottle/Beer/Drinks Protective Carrier for Travel Picnic

Wine Carrier

From keeping things warm to keeping things chilled, wine doesn’t taste good when it’s warmed up. This wine carrier will help your snowbird grandparents get their alcohol to the party safely and ready to serve.

Reading Journals for Book Lovers, Book Journal Reading Log for Readers to Review and Track Your Reading, Book Club Journal and Planner, 80 Books (8.5x5.5'), Teal

Reader’s Journal

If you love reading, it’s time to join a book club and share your passion with others. This reader’s journal is the perfect beginning to any book club. Round it off with an Amazon gift card and let them start their library off, your treat. And if they have run out of room for their books, snag them some of these

All-new Amazon Fire HD 10 tablet, built for relaxation, 10.1' vibrant Full HD screen, octa-core processor, 3 GB RAM, latest model (2023 release), 32 GB, Black

Kindle Fire

Just because you’re old doesn’t mean you’re backwards. Show off how ‘hip’ you are with the new Kindle Fire. You won’t have to carry around 101 paperbacks any longer, plus you’ll wow your friends with your mad tech skills.

Mythinglogic Golf Storage Garage Organizer,Golf Bag Storage Stand and Other Golfing Equipment Rack,Extra Large Design for Golf Clubs Accessories,2 golf bag rack

Golf Rack 

Fooooour! We don’t know what that means, but go down to a snow birding destination and you’ll hear retirees yelling this on a regular basis. Get your grandparents this dedicated organizer to help them store everything and keep things tight.

Dream Golf Courses: Remarkable Golf Courses Around the World

Golf Course Guide 

No matter where they’re snow birding this golf course guide is the perfect companion for the day trip lover in your family.

It also is great for a retiree to create their gold bucket list!

MIMOSA MOMENTS Silver Heart Black Picture Frame for 4x6 photo (Our family)

Picture Frames 

Far away from home, it can be hard to be so far from loved ones. Help them keep you in their hearts by sending them a picture frame and a treasured family photo. Trust us, they’ll appreciate it.

Liene 4x6'' Photo Printer, Phone Printer 100 Sheets, Full-Color Photo, Portable Instant Photo Printer for iPhone Android, Thermal Dye Sublimation, Wi-Fi Picture Printer 100 Papers & 3 Cartridges

Photo Printer 

If you’re not wild about keeping all your photos on the computer or their phone, a photo printer is in order. Help them start their new photo album with this!

Let it snow anywhere but here mug

Let it Snow Mug

This is a cute Christmas gift to ship to a snowbird’s winter destination or for them to bring with them. Winter is great… But not where they are!

Apofial Digital Picture Frame 10.1 Inch WiFi Digital Photo Frame,1280 * 800 HD IPS Touch Screen Smart Cloud Photo Frame, to Share Photos Or Videos Remotely Via APP Email (Black)

Digital Photo Frame 

It’s a way to present digital photos. Choose your photo and set the frame down. Now you can have a whole new family photo on your mantel each day.

Get one with wifi so you can update it remotely for an even better gift.

Welcome to our home away from snow yard sign

Home Away From Snow Flag

This custom flag fits in most garden flag holders. Perfect for the snowbird couple to bring down to their warm destination and proudly display all winter long.

Wowser Santa and Mrs. Claus at The Beach Ornament, Vacation Themed Decoration, 2 1/2 Inches

Santa and Mrs. Claus Beach Ornament

This is another cute gift for Christmas to a snowbird couple: Santa and Mrs. Claus on the beach! They’ll be able hang it on their tree at home and think about their “other” home or, if they’re away for the holidays, it will be cute on their destination Christmas tree too.

Fodor's Florida (Full-color Travel Guide)

Travel Guide 

Florida is a diverse state with something for everyone. Help your snowbirds plan little excursions away from home with this full-color travel guide.

Map Heart Pillow custom

Map Heart Pillow 

This customized map heart pillow places two destinations on each side of the heart. Put their new destination on one side and the old on another. It’s a creative gift that’s bound to put smiles on faces.

PhoneSoap 3 UV Cell Phone Sanitizer & Dual Universal Cell Phone Charger Box | Patented & Clinically Proven 360-Degree UV-C Light Sanitizer | Disinfects and Charges All Phones (Aqua)

Smartphone Sanitizer 

Let’s be honest, a lot of grandparents are obsessed by cleanliness. Smartphone sanitizer keeps their gadgets squeaky clean and will keep those medical bills down.

Ugg Suede Slipper 

Ugg Suede Slipper 

There’s nothing like putting your feet up with one of these slippers. Made from soft, silky suede, retirement has never felt so good.

Cuff-Daddy Working Silver Total 32GB USB Flash Drive Cufflinks with Flash Drive Jewelry Presentation Box Digital Functional Computer Connector Cufflinks Business Attire Best Gifts for Men

Blow grandpa’s mind with a pair of USB cufflinks. Yes, they really work. Now a tech savvy grandpa can easily bring important files with him wherever he goes.

Travel Journals for Women, Men (Sage Green, 110 Pages) by Duncan & Stone – World Trip Adventure Book to Record Trips – Great, Fun Travel Bucket List Journal - Travel Gifts

Travel Journal

Make a travel journal and a family heirloom in one. World travellers will love being able to record all their adventures with this graphic image travel journal.

riemot Luggage Travel Cup Holder Free Hand Drink Carrier - Hold Two Coffee Mugs - Fits Roll on Suitcase Handles - Gifts for Flight Attendants Travelers Accessories Grey

Travel Accessories

Since they’re going to be spending a lot of time travelling (at least twice a year but often more) get your snowbird grandparents some accessories to make the commute a little easier.

I love key west personalized sign

Key West Sign

You can actually have this sign personalized to say any destination they snowbird at! This would be a nice way to show their love for their winter destination in their primary residence.

Personalized Beach Tote

Personalized Beach Tote

This is a practical gift that’s easy to for your grandparents to take with them to their destination when they like to travel light! Give it on its own or fill with some travel accessories for a thoughtful gift basket idea.

Bye-bye summer said no snowbird ever shirts

Snowbird Shirt

Are your grandparents the type who will wear matching shirts? Why not get them something funny and cute like this pair of snowbird themed tees!

This gift ideas for your snowbird grandparents are probably making you a little bit jealous that you can’t escape the cold with them but it’s nice to know that at least someone will be comfortable this winter!

About The Author

30 Memory-Making Christmas Traditions to Start for Families & Couples
Enter your email to get the guide and start making memories!

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This
Scroll to Top