No one needs more stuff! And we all want more amazing memories … which means experience-based gifts are perfect for everyone on your list. Here’s a breakdown of unique experience gifts, neatly organized for the people you love. Our list is full of perfect last-minute gift ideas … and we’ve even thrown in a few free experience gift ideas too.

For the goofball:

  • Indoor trampoline park gift card
  • Admission for 2 to an amusement park

For the foodie:

  • A cooking class … pick a fun one – there are so many options … from sushi to chocolate making to sous vide to southern comfort food
  • FREE! A hand-made scrapbook of family recipes
  • Tickets to a food-centric festival or convention

For the lifetime learner:

For the movie buff:

  • Movie theatre gift card
  • Tickets to a film festival

For the busy mom:

  • Membership to a children’s museum
  • Pay for a family photoshoot with a pro photographer
  • Hire a cleaner to deep clean her house! (She won’t be offended. She’ll love you for it!)
  • FREE! Babysit the kids while she has a night out

For the hungry bachelor:

  • Meal service subscription, like Blue Apron, Hello Fresh or Plated
  • FREE! (If you have the ingredients lying around.) Two ice cube trays full of chocolate chip cookie dough! He can keep it in the freezer and pop a few in the oven whenever he has a craving!

For the adrenaline junkie:

  • Private flying lesson
  • Trapeze lessons

For kiddos:

For your “crunchy” friend:

  • A National Park pass
  • An earthy DIY class … think medicinal herbs, soap-making or foraging for wild edibles

For the patron of the arts:

  • Tickets to the ballet, a play or musical
  • Membership to their favorite museum

For the one who needs to relax:

  • Tickets to see a favorite comedian
  • A specialty spa treatment like a mud bath or hot rocks massage

For the traveler:

  • AirBnB gift card
  • FREE! (kinda) Those airline miles you won’t use

For the wildcard:

  • Axe-throwing
  • Indoor skydiving

What’s the best “experience” you’ve ever been gifted?