7 Sensational Adventure and Travel Themed Party Ideas

Oh, the places you’ll go! From birthday parties to bridal showers, there are so many adventure-filled ideas you can use to inspire your own celebration. We’ve curated the top travel themed party ideas to spark your creativity! 1. Up, Up and Away in Hot Air Balloons Hot air balloons […]


Oh, the places you’ll go! From birthday parties to bridal showers, there are so many adventure-filled ideas you can use to inspire your own celebration. We’ve curated the top travel themed party ideas to spark your creativity!

1. Up, Up and Away in Hot Air Balloons

Hot air balloons are the cutest vintage touches to a travel theme. Make beautiful table centerpieces with a helium-filled balloon, string, ribbon and a basket filled with colorful flowers!

Hot Air Balloon Floral Centerpiece boards.weddingbee.comLogan Cole

Create one stunning eye-catching display by hanging paper lantern hot air balloons from the ceiling. This is a great idea for an “Up In The Air” baby shower or birthday party!

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One genius idea for a baby shower: take hot air balloons one step further by using diapers for the base!

Diaper Hot Air Balloon Centerpiece for Baby Shower | BlovelyEventsB. Lovely Events

2. High-Flying Up Inspired Decor

Looking for a fantastic birthday party theme? Disney’s movie Up is an adorable way to incorporate the beloved characters, balloons, and adventure into one fun party!

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We love this creative idea! Hand out mini adventure books as favors so little guests can document their own adventures.

Disney's Up Themed Birthday Party | Jason Kvame of Elysium PhotographyRachel Nguyen via Kara’s Party Ideas

3. Pack Your Suitcases

Find inventive ways to present sweets and treats! Open a vintage suitcase and place tiers of cupcakes for a beautiful display.

Cupcakes in Vintage Suitcase | Bridal Shower | Maritha Mae Photography via Wedding ChicksMaritha Mae Photography via Wedding Chicks

Small suitcases are also great for displaying favors and drinks!

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These adorable vintage suitcase favor boxes filled with candy make fantastic gifts to bid “bon voyage” to your guests.

Vintage Suitcase Favor Box | Kate Aspen

4. For the Bicycle Lover

Create one fun and creative party theme with bicycles! A Party Studio combined bicycles with a pink, blue and purple color scheme for a darling little birthday party.

Pink, Purple and Bllue Bicycle Birthday Party | by A Party Studio via Kara's Party IdeasA Party Studio via Kara’s Party Ideas

Bicycle place card holders and vintage-inspired bicycle favor boxes added a whimsical touch to the party.

Bicycle Place Card Holder and Bicycle Favor Box by Kate Aspen via A Party StudioA Party Studio via Kara’s Party Ideas

Plus, you can spray paint the same bicycle place card holders gold for different look!

Pink and White Party by Chelsey Mass via Mom's Best NetworkChelsey Mass via Mom’s Best Network

5. An International Themed Menu

From South Africa to Peru, take your party guests around the world with a variety of international eats.

International Menu | Marissa Moss Photography via Artfully WedMarissa Moss Photography via Artfully Wed

6. Vintage Maps & Globes

DIY a glam globe by adding a calligraphy quote and ask guests to sign it!

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Send guests off on their journey home with map favor boxes filled with a surprise.

Map Favor Boxes Filled With Chocolates | Kate Aspen via Play. Party. Pin.Play Party Pin

7. Airplanes Ready for Takeoff

Get ready for takeoff! Use airplanes as the main theme mixed with maps, globes and clouds for one charming boyish birthday party.

Welcome Aboard Maverick Airlines Birthday Party Catch My PartySweet Jelly Parties via CatchMyParty

Vintage airplane bottle openers would make unique and delightful favors to give everyone!

Vintage Airplane Bottle Opener by Kate Aspen

What other adventure or travel ideas do you love? Tell us in the comments!

Happy Planning!