Forget The Rodeo, These Are 25 Gifts Texans Actually Want

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Are you looking for Texas gift ideas for that one friend who loves Texas? Or perhaps you have a relative who moved away from Texas and misses home? Either way, in today’s post you will find the best Texas gifts for them! I spend hours collecting the best, the funniest, and most awesome Texas themed gifts for you. From beautiful Texas decor items to funny books, and of course useful gifts for Texans who are about to go traveling!

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25 awesome Texas gift ideas

Don’t forget to pin these 25 Texas gift ideas for later when another Texan friend is going to travel or moving out of state!

Texas gift ideas at the high end of the budget

#1 Texas decor wine cork map

Texas map for corks
Photo courtesy of Uncommon Goods

Maps of your favorite place always make great gifts, but what makes this gift one of the best Texas gift ideas, is the fact that it is composed of wine corks!

Yeah, that’s right. Every time they open a wine bottle, they can pop the cork on the map. And by the end of the week (depending on how much wine they drink of course 😉) they will have a super cool Texas state wine cork map!

And thanks to your awesome gift, they have a good excuse to be drinking wine, which they will be very thankful for of course.

#2 Texas decor beer cap map

Texas gifts map for beer caps
Photo courtesy of Uncommon Goods

Are you looking for Texas decor gifts? Did you really like the last gift, but is your recipient more of a beer person? Well, in that case, I have found another awesome gift for you

The Texas Decor Beer Cap Map!

It’s another map-inspired gift, but this time you don’t put the corks in it, but beer caps!

#3 Texas map cheese board

Map of Texas wooden plate
Photo courtesy of Uncommon Goods

Another awesome map-inspired Texas gift is this cheese board in the shape of Texas. Another cool gift for Texans who moved out of state and would love to be reminded of Texas when they serve cheese!

Plus for cheese and Texas lovers, this gift combines two of their favorite things!

#4 Texas food gifts box

A Texas Gifts box
Photo courtesy of Texas Food

This Texan in exile gift box is the most perfect gift for Texans who moved away and who are missing Texan food!

The box includes:

  • Texan flag bandana
  • Tortilla chips
  • Salsa
  • Chipotle with cheese
  • Texas two-step
  • Real Texas chili season mix

And much more! It’s the complete box of everything Texans abroad are missing.

#5 Texas cowboy boots

Texas gift ideas: A brown cowboy boot
Photo courtesy of The Texas Boot Company

Are you looking for original gifts from Texas? What about these classic Texan cowboy boots?

It may be one of the most expensive Texas gifts on this list, but I would say it is well worth it. The boots are cool and of high quality, so at least they will enjoy your gift for many years to come. Or check out Amazon for cheaper alternatives.

#6 Texas state side table

A side table in the shape of a map
Photo courtesy of Uncommon Goods

Which Texan fan wouldn’t want a bit of Texas furniture in their home?

Alright, yeah I am sure there are some people who wouldn’t want this in their home. But honestly, most real Texans would love to have a side table in the shape of their beloved state! (Yes, I know this side table is not the shape of Texas, but obviously, you would order the texas shaped one ;))

Just as with the cowboy boots, this is one of the expensive Texas gift ideas, but for the hardcore fans or Texans, it would be the best gift ever!

#7 Texas pecan gifts

Chewy pecan praline candy

In case you are wandering what makes peans typical gifts from Texas, the pecan tree is their national state tree. And Texas is the number one producer of pecans in the US. Which hopefully explains why Texas pecan gifts, such as this box of chewy pecan candy, work great for Texas fans and food lovers.

#8 Texas magnetic key holders

Magnetic key holder in the shape of Texas
Photo courtesy of Uncommon Goods

Yes, there are many Texas map gifts on this list, I know. But I can’t help it that all these gifts are just so cool, unique, and in this case also practical!

This magnetic key holder in the shape of Texas is not only a great Texas decor gift, it is also really useful to have a place where you can leave our keys. That way they are less likely to lose their keys!

#9 Texas food gifts: local food guide

A circle with local Texas food
Photo courtesy of Uncommon Goods

This is one of the best Texas gifts for foodies and sustainable Texans! This Texas food guide shows which type of food is in season and produced locally by month.

So if your friend is into sustainable living, or locally produced food, this is a super useful and cute gift! Or check out these 25 sustainable travel gifts for more inspiration.

Texas gifts for the mid-budget

#10 Texas city skyline glasses

Two glasses with city skylines
Photo courtesy of Uncommon Goods

The photo may be misleading because obviously, these are not skylines of Texan cities. But before you discard this gift, you can pick glasses like these of Texan cities too!

You can pick the skyline of

  • Dallas
  • San Antonio
  • Houston

They just didn’t have a photo of the Texan skylines, which is why I picked the other ones.

Anyways, back to these Texas gifts.

These glasses are perfect for Texans who moved out of state and who would love a bit of home every time they drink a glass of water (or something else).

#11 Texas food gifts: The Austin cookbook

The Austin cookbook

This Austin cookbook is one the best Texas gift ideas for Texans who moved out of state and miss a taste of home! Or for Texan fans, who recently visited and are just missing the taste of Texan food. From Texan chili to typical Texan bbq spices, tacos, and Tex-Mex. You can find all typical southern and Texan recipes in this cookbook.

And a big bonus, it means that you will be able to try a bit of Texan food too! (Well, if they prepare a meal from the book for you of course).

#12 Texas cutting board

Texas state cutting board

Another one of the awesome Texas gift ideas for people who love Texas and who love to cook. A Texas-inspired cutting board, I am sure that cutting will become one of their favorite things to do!

#13 Texas decor bottle opener

Wall mounted bottle opener in the shape of Texas
Photo courtesy of Uncommon Goods

For your beer-drinking Texas fans or local Texans, this wall mounted Texas bottle opener is the perfect gift!

It’s a bit of Texas at home!

#14 Texas ice cube molds

Texas gift ideas in ice cube molds
Photo courtesy of Uncommon Goods

This is a great gift for Texans who love their drinks icy cold!. They can get ice cubs in the shape of Texas!

How cool for a Texan who moved out of state to be able to think of their home state each time they add some ice to their drinks. Thinking of Texas while they’re sipping their whisky on the rocks, who wouldn’t want that?

#15 Texas decor wall hooks

Wall hooks in the shape of states
Photo courtesy of Uncommon Goods

Just imagine your Texan friend coming home after a long day of work, taking off his coat and hanging it on this awesome Texas map wall hook, that will sure cheer him up!

Whether you are looking for gifts for Texans who still live in Texas or who moved away, this wall hooks work for both!

#16 Texas decor picture frame

Texas gift ideas: A picture frame in shape of Texas
Photo courtesy of Uncommon Goods

This is one of the best Texas gift ideas for someone who recently traveled to Texas and absolutely loved it!

They can hang their favorite picture of Texas in this Texas decor picture frame and it will be a Texinception.

Sorry for the terrible pun, but I just had to make it.

#17 Texas jigsaw puzzle

A puzzle of Texas
Photo courtesy of Uncommon Goods

Are you looking for Texas gifts for someone who also love to make jigsaw puzzles? Here is your perfect give!

It’s a puzzle of the map of Texas with funny icons and illustrations of typical things you can find in Texans and in certain areas.

It’s great for local Texans and for Texas enthusiasts alike!

#18 Texas map coasters

Texas gift ideas: coasters in the shape of Texas
Photo courtesy of Uncommon Goods

One of the more subtle Texas gift ideas are these coasters in the shape of Texas. They are not as big as most Texas decor maps, but still fun enough to show someone’s love (or obsession, whatever you want to name it) with Texas!

If you are not quite convinced about the design, check out Amazon for more coaster designs.

Bonus of this gift is that they are actually practical, because they keep the table clean!

Texas gifts for the small budget

#19 The definitive guide to being a Texan

Funny Texas book gift

Okay, this may not be one of the best gifts for Texans, because I will assume they already know how to be a Texan. But for people who simply love Texas or someone who is going there soon, this is the best book you can get them.

The Definitive guide to being a Texan will teach how to speak, walk, dress, and more, like a real Texan. That way they have no trouble blending in and making themselves at home in Texas. Before you know it, they will even great their non-Texan friends with a “what’s up y’all”!

#20 Texas hot sauce gift set

Texas gift ideas: Hot sauce gift set

If you are looking for Texas food gifts for people who do not like to cook (and so the Austin cookbook will not make them happy), this set of Texas Pete hot sauce is the perfect alternative!

They don’t have to prepare any meal to have a taste of home, with your awesome Texas gift they just have to open the bottle, pour some sauce, close their eyes, and for a moment it will feel as if they are back home!

Oh, and of course, this is also a great Texas gift idea for someone who is not from Texas, but loves Texan food, or just spicy food. Though, in case you are looking for gifts for chili lovers, I recommend you check out my gift guide for those!

#21 Texas country singers book

Texas book for country music lovers

Which Texan or Texan fan doesn’t love country music? And especially if it’s by local Texan artists. For the real Texas music enthusiasts, this small book about Texas country singers is perfect!

It contains short biographies of 27 different Texan country singers, so I am sure there is information in there they never knew before!

#22 Texas socks

Texas socks

This list of Texas gift ideas is not complete without Texas inspired socks because. Well, why not?

Just because socks are fun, easy, ánd still useful for Texans who are leaving the state for travel. They can take a bit of home with them and wear them when they feel homesick!.

#23 Texas Mugs

Y’all mug

Who wouldn’t want to think of their favorite place in the world when they are sipping their morning tea or coffee?

And that is exactly what makes this y’all mug one of the best Texas gift ideas!

Of course, there are plenty of other types of Texas mugs you can pick, check them out here.

And if you are looking for gifts for Texans who are going to travel, you may want to get them a travel mug. Which are more convenient for traveling.

#24 Texas keychain

Cut Texas key ring

Texas gifts for people who are going to travel cannot be too big or heavy. No one is going to travel with a cork map of Texas. So if you are looking for cute and easy Texas gift ideas for travelers, this is the perfect gift for you!

This keychain in the shape of Texas shows their love for Texas and your love for them!

It’s super small and light and therefore easy to take when traveling!

#25 Texas necklace

Cute Texas necklace

TAnother one of the cute Texas gifts for travelers; a necklace in the shape of their state!

It doesn’t take up any space or weight, yet it still remind them of home and of the person who gave it to them of course!

Oh and let’s not forget, it’s a also a cute-looking necklace!

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Did you enjoy these Texas gift ideas and did you find the perfect gift? Let me know in the comments and of course, don’t forget to pin this post and save it for the next time you need to buy gifts for Texans!

25 unique Texas gift ideas