1) State prints
A beautiful print to remember home. There are a variety of different styles and options available, so check them out and find the perfect one for your friend.
(Displayed here: https://www.amazon.com/Custom-Alabama-ANY-STATE-Customized/dp/B01JB80SUI?ref=hnd_dp_car_mba_7)
2) State necklaces
A near-to-the-heart reminder of home so your friend can take a bit of home with her wherever she goes.
(Seen below: http://www.dogeared.com/necklaces-state-of-mind)
3) Key ornaments
Yes, you’ll need to get ahold of one of their spare keys, but what better memento than a cute (small and storage friendly) ornament to remind them each holiday season of their old home.
4) Miss you mugs
One for you, one for your friend. And a nice ‘miss you’ message when you finish your drink.
(Available from https://www.etsy.com/listing/203597810/state-or-country-miss-you-coffee-mug)
A sweet ‘missing you’ reminder as well as a practical gift to help that creative friend journal his/her adventure.
6) City guide books
There is no better way to prepare for a new adventure in a new city than to start to plan and read up on it. Whether a general city guide for a broad overview or topic-specific guides on topics like good restaurants or hiking trails, give your friend a look at their new destination and wish them well.
7) Picture frame
Find a great picture of you both together, put it in a nice frame, and gift your friend a classic and thoughtful gift for them to remember you by!
(Example shown: https://www.amazon.com/Malden-International-Designs-Friends-Expressions/dp/B0018MR66K/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1479409961&sr=8-3&keywords=friends+picture+frame)
8) Local treats
A great reminder of home and one of the many things that make it wonderful, specialty items add a personalized touch to your goodbye gift and give friends a bit of the city to take with them.
9) Group signature items
Looking for a group gift for a co-worker/team member/good friend? Look no further than a cute or nostalgic item that you can have everyone sign with their well-wishes.
10) Throw them a going away party!
What better way to convey how much someone will be missed than to gather everyone together, in one convenient location, to wish your friend well!
11) Miss you a ‘latte’
For that friend who loves their coffee or tea. . . .