When it comes to your first Valentine's Day together with your boyfriend, it's important to give something that's unique, special, and memorable, especially if you won’t be able to spend the day together!
The goal is to show that special someone that you’re thinking of them without going over the top. The gift doesn’t have to be expensive, extravagant, or elaborate. A thoughtful gift will bring a smile to their face and make them love you that much more!
We’ve created the perfect list of long distance gifts that you can send in the mail and will show your partner that you appreciate them without being excessive for your first shared holiday.
We’ve made it easy to ship a delicious gift to your boyfriend no matter the distance. Shop our Some Like It Hot Box to spice things up this Valentine’s Day.
Check out these top gifts below that are sure to make your significant other happy this Valentine's Day, even from miles apart!
1. AirBnb Getaway Weekend
One of the best gifts you can give when you’re in a long distance relationship is a weekend getaway for a time you are both free. This is such a thoughtful gift and you will both have something fun to look forward to! This modern bohemian dome in Joshua tree is the perfect weekend destination. Not only are you surrounded by beautiful mountain views, this cozy home even has a natural wood burning stove and space heaters, perfect for chilly nights. This romantic gift is guaranteed to delight your long distance partner.
Book on Aribnb: Dome in the Desert - $160 per night
2. Boxer Set
Keep it light and give your man a fun set of boxers. Guys can always use an extra pair of boxers and these ones are made of extremely soft MicroModal. This is the perfect gift because he’ll definitely wear them and it does the job without trying too hard. Also, the funky prints in this trio are guaranteed to give your man a good laugh.
3. Weekend Travel Bag
A weekend travel bag is a meaningful gift when you’re doing long distance because it hints at the time that you do get to spend together. Upgrade your man’s travel bag with this Waxed Canvas Duffle from LL bean featuring weather-resistant waxed cotton canvas and full-grain leather handles. This classy bag will have your man even more excited for your next trip together!
4. Everlane Track Hoodie
Does your boyfriend love clothes, and/or is in need of a new sweatshirt? Look no further. The Everlane Track Hoodie is a win-win. Made of a premium organic sweatshirt, it has a relaxed fit that is both timeless and comfortable. It’s time to replace his old, worn-out sweatshirt with this. The best part? You can steal it once you’re reunited! Shhh, your secret is safe with us.
5. Miss Your Face Candle
This is a great gift option because it’s cute without trying too hard. Plus, we all know that guys can always use an extra candle or two! These candles are made out of 100% all natural soy wax without any dyes or irritants. They are hand poured and hand scented in small batches. And, the message is a playful and fun way to let your man know that you’re thinking of him. The best part? You can choose from 12 different scents ranging from Almond & Warm Cookie to Linen & Patchouli. There is something for everyone!
6. Uber Eats
Whether you’re in a relationship or not, one of the best gifts of all time is surprising someone from a far with Uber Eats. It’s timeless and guaranteed to satisfy. Just make sure you slyly find out if the recipient will be home when the order is going to arrive so that this doesn't flop! When executed correctly, it’s one of the best surprises! And, if you want to stick to a Valentine’s day theme, you can easily choose heart shaped donuts from a local bakery. Yum!
Shop: Uber Eats
7. Table Topics
If you’re the type of couple that likes thought-provoking, discussion based games, Table Topics is for you. It’s the perfect way to spice up your FaceTime sessions and a great conversation start that will allow you to find out new, little things about your partner. Find a good place to set up your camera, crack open a bottle of wine, and get deep with this powerful game! It is guaranteed to bring you closer even while far apart.
Shop: Table Topics - $25.00
8. 100 Movies Scratch Off Poster
If you and your boyfriend love watching movies together, then this is the perfect gift to help you stay connected! This is perfect for a FaceTime date. Grab some popcorn and cozy up because there are 100 iconic films on this poster that are waiting to be watched. Not only will you save time on trying to choose a movie to watch, but you'll be able to create date night memories together even from a distance. Plus it's only $15, which is ideal if you’re on a budget.
9. Monogrammed Wallet
Does your boyfriend need an upgrade on his wallet? This seems to be a trend! A personalized wallet is an excellent gift for a reason. It's not only functional, but it's classy and also reasonably priced. Every time he goes to pull out his wallet, he'll think of you for giving him such a thoughtful gift. Small reminders of your love are great when you are doing long distance!
10. Jerky Gift Basket
It's no secret here, we love our meats. But we especially love quality jerky packaged in a branded box that's ready to be gifted. Our Some Like it Hot jerky box is the perfect way to spice things up this Valentine's Day. With fast shipping and the ability to add any of our handwritten greeting cards for just $1, this jerky box is ideal for any meat lover that also loves a good kick. And, you can be sure you’re saving him time by supplying him with delicious and convenient snacks. He’ll thank you later!
11. Mejuri Box Chain Bracelet
Whoever said men can't or shouldn't wear jewelry is wrong. And Mejuri is a brand to keep on file. This 925 Sterling Silver box chain bracelet is a beautifully subtle accessory made for any boyfriend who likes to wear jewelry. It has great durability and extra shine that will last. If he's not into silver, Mejuri has a whole line of rings, necklaces, and bracelets made with other materials that will suit any style. This is a great choice that is guaranteed to wow your man and be a cute daily reminder of your love.
12. Theragun Mini
Is your boyfriend a fitness buff? Then he'll love this one. The Theragun mini is a pocket size muscle treatment that is portable and easy to use. It's a compact, but powerful massage device that is perfect for a post workout unwind. He can throw it in his gym bag or travel with it with convenience.
13. The Joy of Pizza: Everything You Need to Know Book
If your boyfriend loves to cook or if he loves pizza, this will be his new favorite book. This New York Times Bestseller will help you make artisan pizza the American way in an informative way. The author, Dan Richer, has devoted his career to creating a transcendent pie. It's suitable for both at home bakers and professionals. The best part? When you’re back together, you can plan a romantic cooking night-in!
14. Warby Parker Downing Sunglasses
Treat your boyfriend to some new glasses that are not only stylish, but also affordable! Downing's polished, signature round lenses and keyhold bridge look great on everyone. They are built to last and include scratch-resistant lenses that block 100% of UV rays. While it comes in a variety of frame colors, the Walnut Tortoise is a classic look. Give your long distance love something special this Valentine’s Day with these timeless and stylish shades.
15. Beard Oil
Does your man rock facial hair? Lots of barbers recommend the Baxter of California Beard Grooming Oil for several reasons. It's great for all skin types, plus it moisturizes and conditions your hair and skin. The oil is quickly absorbing and gives the hair a natural shine that doesn't leave the skin itchy. It also has a light fragrance so it's not overpowering or dominating.
16. Customized Golf Balls
If your boyfriend loves to golf and has a sense of humor, he needs these customized golf balls. Sold as a set of 12, you can personalize each ball with any photo. From classic to humorous, he will get a kick out of these.
17. Everyday Moisturizer for Men
If your boyfriend is constantly using your face moisturizer, get him this. Hims makes an everyday non-greasy daily moisturizer that is formulated with dermatologist recommended ingredients that nourishes the skin. It's designed for all skin types and purposefully made for men so he won't have to use yours anymore! The best part is that if he likes it, he can get it on auto shipment each month, making it easy.
18. Coffee Mug
You can’t go wrong with a good coffee mug. When you find a good coffee mug it becomes a staple very quickly and what better way to show your love to your partner than through morning coffee? The Everyday Mug from Canyon Coffee is a unique matte porcelain traditional to Hasami Town, Japan. This subtle morning reminder of your love will keep the romance alive without trying too hard!
Shop: Everyday Mug - $28.00
19. Picture Frame
Keep it simple with this Resin Photo Frame from Urban Outfitters. Print out your favorite photo of you and your partner and pair it with a handwritten letter for a personalized gift that will help you feel connected even from different time zones. This is a sweet way to celebrate you and your best friend.
Being in a long distance relationship isn't easy. It requires a new level of dedication. But, if you make the decision to commit to your relationship in that way, it means that you choose each other no matter the circumstances and always find a way to make it work.
Pro-tip: Long distance is a lot easier if there is an end date in sight! If not, make sure to make fun plans that you can both look forward to. And, surprises go a long way! That’s why we created this unique gift guide specifically for couples navigating a long distance relationship. Mix and match our gift recommendations to wow your man in a creative way this Valentine’s day.
And don’t forget, when in doubt, Jerky Boxes make the perfect Valentine's Day Gift for your boyfriend. Shipped straight to his door, add a greeting card, and we will hand write any message ourselves!
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