Gift Guide: Experiential Gifts for Valentine’s Day
Looking for something different than the standard chocolate and flowers this Valentine’s Day? Show your sweetheart that they still get your blood pumping with these exciting experiences that they can do solo or you can do together! You can find a lot of experiential gifts in your city on Cloud 9 Living plus we have coupons!
Drive a Race Car – these days, there are a lot of options for what kind of car you can drive – A LOT. Depending on what excites you, you can choose from cars from Ferrari, Lamborghini, NASCAR, Formula 2000 or Indy Cars. The options are virtually limitless.
Take a Hot Air Balloon Ride – This is something you can do with just the two of you, or with a group of friends. Even if it’s just the two of you, it’s sure to be nice and relaxing as you let someone else fly you around the skies.
Go for a Cruise (or vacation) – while usually the best month to buy cruises is May and vacation packages is August – there are still a lot of savings to gain from buying your tickets in February. Either plan 6-12 months in advance as an end of the year vacation, or book for a last minute get away within the next 30 days and you are sure to score a great deal. On top of that, add some travel coupons! savings!
Jump Out of a Plane – seriously! Skydiving is a great way to experience something together that will have you talking for years. Plus, these days, you can have video and photographic evidence of the truly unique things you do together. Still not sold? There are a lot of indoor skydiving locations throughout the country that you can resort to as a safer option.
Make Something Together – glass blowing workshops are growing in popularity, and these days you are certain to find one in your city where you can make your own wine glasses, or take a few classes and make a piece of art. In the same manner, there are always pottery classes around where you can go all Ghost with your partner and make something to showcase on the mantle.
Fly a Fighter Plane – that’s right. You can get into a dogfight (well, not REALLY) and be a fighter pilot for a day in a Marchetti SF260. Learn all about aerial maneuvers, gunfire and G Force for a fraction of the cost of buying your own plane!
These are just some of the more unique and outrageous experiences you can give your loved one – if you want to go more simple, feel free to pack up a picnic basket and spend the day outdoors just the two of you in nature. Whatever you decide to do, put some thought into it, so something special and make it fun! Are you doing something completely out of the box for Valentine’s Day? We want to know – make sure to share it!