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The Ultimate Guide to Gifts for People who Love Camping

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Last Updated on February 22, 2020 by Yvette’s Treasures

The Best Gifts For People Who Love Camping

Buying gifts for people who love camping can be really fun, especially if you yourself are into camping.  Camping is one of the most wholesome, fun, affordable and bonding experiences a family can have.

My family and I are regular campers.  We love the outdoors, camping and the freedom to just be.  We especially try to find campsites that are dog friendly as we have a Border Collie named Ben and we hate to leave him at a kennel.

Gifts for people who love camping

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I absolutely adore buying gifts for people who love camping because there are so many different options available.  There are small camping accessories which can make a great gift especially if you’re on a tight budget, but you still want to buy something useful.

Then there are the bigger items like sleeping bags, tents, camping stretchers and a few others which can really help your friends to add to their list of camping needs. Certainly perfect as a wedding or anniversary gift.

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Here I have listed what I felt are some of the very best gifts for campers for camping. Some are fun, some are essential must haves and others I just love because they make my life a little easier while out in the ‘wild’ so to speak.

Best Gifts For Campers 

I hope you enjoy my list of best gifts for campers. I’ve added some new fun ones, useful gifts and ones that I think are just super cool to have.

Marshmallow Roasting Sticks

Made from stainless steel these colorful roasting sticks are non-toxic and do not rust. It has a retractable fork and rotating axle so there’s no chance your marshmallows will burn. 

The set also includes a canvas travel bag, disposable bamboo sticks set and  a bonus eBook for making the perfect smores and marshmallow roasting.

gifts for people who love campingMarshmallow Roasting Sticks, Smores Skewers, Rotating Forks Set of 6 Extendable Steel Fork Camping Kitgifts for people who love camping


Burritos Throw Blanket

I just love this one!  Isn’t this just such a fun gift to give a camper? A giant Burritos blanket, perfect for picnics while camping or to sit on near the campfire (not too close though). It is incredibly soft and warm. And let’s me honest….it looks just like a burrito!

gifts for people who love campingBurritos Blanket, Novelty Tortilla Blanket for Your Family, Soft and Comfortable Flannel Taco Blanket for Adults. (Burrito-a, 71 inches)gifts for people who love camping


Family Camping Journal

With over 120 pages you can easily record every special memory this summer with this beautiful rustic camping journal. A very thoughtful camping gift that will be treasured.

Family Camping Journal: Perfect RV Journal/Camping Diary or Gift for Campers: Over 120 Pages with Prompts for WritingFamily Camping Journal: Perfect RV Journal/Camping Diary or Gift for Campers: Over 120 Pages with Prompts for WritingFamily Camping Journal: Perfect RV Journal/Camping Diary or Gift for Campers: Over 120 Pages with Prompts for Writing


Silicone Camping Wine Glass Set

I don’t know about you, but when I’m camping I hate drinking my wine out of a mug. I bought myself a set of these silicone wine glasses and I’m very happy with them.

No need to worry about it breaking if you knock the glass over, and what I really like is that they ‘GLOW’ in the dark so you’ll never lose your glass – how great is that?

gifts for people who love campingSilicone Wine Glasses Glow in The Dark Unbreakable Camping Wine Glass Set of 4gifts for people who love camping


 Camping Towel Set

Set of two camping inspired chambray towels with a burlap look.  100% cotton, machine wash cold and tumble dry low.

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Rainleaf Microfiber Towel – The Perfect Camping Gift 

A compact, lightweight and super absorbent microfiber towel. It can absorb water 5 times more than its’ weight, but then dries very fast. It also comes in many different colors so get one for each member of the family.

best gifts for campersRainleaf Microfiber Towel,Blue,24 X 48 Inchesbest gifts for campers


Games Also Make Great Gifts For Campers

What is camping if you don’t get to play outdoors.  Here are three very popular games for the outdoors. Each are compact and easy to carry when traveling.

All-in-ONE Ping Pong Set - Fits Any TableAll-in-ONE Ping Pong Set – Fits Any TableAll-in-ONE Ping Pong Set - Fits Any TableSkill Toy. The Latest Craze to Hit U.S.A.Skill Toy. The Latest Craze to Hit U.S.A.Skill Toy. The Latest Craze to Hit U.S.A.Collapsible Portable Corn Hole Boards With 8 Cornhole Bean BagsCollapsible Portable Corn Hole Boards With 8 Cornhole Bean BagsCollapsible Portable Corn Hole Boards With 8 Cornhole Bean Bags


Best Rated Camping Tents

A tent is the main item you will need when you go camping.  The size depends on your needs.  Are you a couple or a big family.  Buy depending on your needs.  If you love camping and are going to be camping for many years to come then buying a bigger tent now might be the better option

It will save you money in the long run rather than buying a small tent and having to purchase another one a year or so down the line.  Here are a few options of the best rated camping tents:
Coleman 8-Person Red Canyon Tent,204Coleman 8-Person Red Canyon Tent,204

This is one of the most popular tents around for big families and for good reason. It can accommodate a family of eight and has three room dividers so the kids get to have their own room which they can play in and mess up just as much as at home and all you have to do is close the zip and you won’t see a thing. What more can you ask from best rated camping tents?

While tent setup is very easy with its shock-corded poles, the cool-air port and Variflo adjustable venting system allows you to adjust airflow so it never feels stuffy inside.

The Coleman’s exclusive Weathertec System is guaranteed to keep you dry from unexpected wet weather which hopefully you won’t have too much of while on holiday, but it’s good to know you’re covered should you be caught in an unexpected shower.

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Coleman 8 Person Tenaya Lake Fast Pitch Cabin Tent with ClosetColeman 8 Person Tenaya Lake Fast Pitch Cabin Tent with ClosetColeman Montana 8-Person TentColeman Montana 8-Person TentColeman Instant 8 Person Tent, Black, 14x10-FeetColeman Instant 8 Person Tent, Black, 14×10-FeetTwo Person Tent by Wakeman Outdoors - Bold BlueTwo Person Tent by Wakeman Outdoors – Bold Blue3 Person Tent with Carry Bag, UV-proof Beach Tent3 Person Tent with Carry Bag, UV-proof Beach TentLarge Door, 3-Person, Lightweight Water Resistan Camping Tent with Carry BagLarge Door, 3-Person, Lightweight Water Resistan Camping Tent with Carry Bag

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Funny Camping Gift Idea 

Have some fun with this official bonfire COZY hooded top. Very comfortable and if it gets dirty, just pop it into the washing machine.

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Water Sports Shoes

These quick-dry aqua yoga socks are a brilliant gift idea for the outdoors.  Easy to slip on and feels just as comfortable as wearing socks. Great for walking in water and on slippery rocks to get a better grip.

Water Sports Shoes Barefoot Quick-Dry Aqua Yoga Socks Slip-on for Men, Women and KidsWater Sports Shoes Barefoot Quick-Dry Aqua Yoga Socks Slip-on for Men, Women and KidsWater Sports Shoes Barefoot Quick-Dry Aqua Yoga Socks Slip-on for Men, Women and Kids


50 States, 5,000 Ideas

This richly illustrated book from the travel experts at National Geographic showcases the best travel experiences in every state, from the obvious to the unexpected. Sites include national parks, beaches, hotels, Civil War battlefields, dude ranches, out-of-the-way museums, and more.

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Camping Furniture Make Great Gifts For People Who Love Camping

When it comes to camping furniture ideas there are many to choose from, but one of the main ones you need to consider is a comfortable cot or mattress to sleep on.

One of the most affordable lightweight camping pads is the Klymit Static. It has a V-chamber design to limit air movement and heat loss.  It has received numerous positive reviews and as far as camping furniture ideas is concerned, this camping pad is right there at the top with the best of them.  These are great gifts for people who love camping.

Klymit Static V Lightweight Sleeping Pad, RECON Coyote-SandKlymit Static V Lightweight Sleeping Pad, RECON Coyote-Sand

 

Features include:

Packed Weight: 18.6 Ounces; Packed Size: 4 x 8 Inches
• Inflated Size: 72 x 23 x 2.5 Inches
• Includes: Stuff Sack, Patch Kit and Lifetime Warranty

Although it doesn’t come with an air pump, it is not necessary because it is really easy to blow up. All it requires is about 10 – 15 deep breaths and you’re all done ready for a comfortable nights’ sleep. The Klymit Static V Lightweight Sleeping Pad comes highly recommended.

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Best Outdoor Camping Chairs for Comfort

You only want the best outdoor camping chairs when camping outdoors. As you get a little older you want a decent, comfortable chair to sit on when you’re chatting around the campfire with friends and family.

When I was younger I just sat on the grass or what my dad used to call a ‘wetsuit’ box which he used for his wetsuit after surfing, but now I like a little comfort from home even when I’m camping.

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Below is one of the best outdoor camping chairs on the market. I have the one that is featured below and I am very happy with it. This is definitely one of the best gifts for people who love camping.

The Coleman Oversized Quad Chair has a built-in-arm rest cooler that holds up to four cans of your favorite cold drink or beer with another mesh cup holder for the fifth drink so plenty of storage space.

 Coleman Oversized Quad Chair with Cooler

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There is also a storage pocket to keep personal items like your cellphone or perhaps a nice book safe from getting dirty or lost.

This durable, heavy-duty steel frame supports up to 300 lbs making it one of the best outdoor camping chairs.


Camping Inflatable Lounger 

Oh, I could get used to this comfy looking inflatable camping lounger.  All I need is a good book and I’m all set.  Inflates in under a minute and no need for a pump. When you’re finished, just deflate it, pop it into the carrying bag and you’re good to go.

outdoor camping giftsCamping Inflatable Lounger with Carrying Bag & Pockets for Indoors/Outdoors – Inflatable Couch & Air Chair with Headrest & Securing Stakeoutdoor camping gifts


Camp Kitchen Utensil Organizer

Keep everything organized and in one place with this kitchen utensil organizer. Each utensil has its own designated pouch, so units don’t get smeared, scratched or damaged in storage or in transit.

Provides easy access to your cooking utensils and it is equipped with a secure zip seal.

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Outdoor Camper Lights

Having the right type of lights when camping is very important. Outdoor camper lights can be used for finding your way to the bathrooms or checking to see if your meat needs to be turned or even adventure walks in the forest at night. Make sure you have a light that can be charged or take extra batteries with you.

 

 ThorFire LED Camping Lantern Hand Crank USB Rechargeable Lantern Mini Flashlight Torch Light Tent Lamp

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SunJack CampLight (TM) USB LED Bulb 340 Lumens - Cool WhiteSunJack CampLight (TM) USB LED Bulb 340 Lumens – Cool WhiteSunJack USB Rechargeable Waterproof LED HeadLamp - Red, Spotlight and Floodlight AAA Rechargeable Batteries IncludedSunJack USB Rechargeable Waterproof LED HeadLamp – Red, Spotlight and Floodlight AAA Rechargeable Batteries IncludedMPOWERD Luci Outdoor - Inflatable Solar LightMPOWERD Luci Outdoor – Inflatable Solar Light


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Portable Stoves For Camping

A slow cooker, really? This seriously looks more like my dog’s bed.
Wonderbag Non-Electric Portable Slow Cooker with Recipe Cookbook, Blue BatikWonderbag Non-Electric Portable Slow Cooker with Recipe Cookbook, Blue Batik

The Wonderbag is a simple but revolutionary non-electric, portable slow cooker. This is perfect when it comes to portable stoves for camping.

The clever insulation allows food that has been brought to the boil to continue cooking slowly without being burnt. No plugs. No Fuss. No electricity required, so it’s worry-free.

This really is an awesome way to cook your food when you’re camping. Put your food in and go swimming or hiking. Everything will be ready to eat when you get back. Click here for a full review.

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Ohuhu Portable Stainless Steel Wood Burning Camping StoveOhuhu Portable Stainless Steel Wood Burning Camping StoveCamp Chef Camping Outdoor Oven with 2 Burner Camping StoveCamp Chef Camping Outdoor Oven with 2 Burner Camping StoveColeman Classic Propane StoveColeman Classic Propane Stove


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Rambler 14 oz Mug

This Rambler mug is one of the toughest and over-engineered camping mugs that you’ll find. The triple grip handle is wide enough for you to fit your mitts fully around your morning joe. 

The Duracoat color means no scratching, peeling or fading while the double wall vacuum insulation keeps cold drinks cold and hot drinks hot until the last sip. (PS. it comes in 13 awesome colors).

outdoor camping giftsYETI Rambler 14 oz Stainless Steel Vacuum Insulated Mug with Lidoutdoor camping gifts


LED Beanie Hat

One of the really useful gifts for people who love camping is an LED beanie. It keeps you warm, is very comfortable and the built in LED light keeps your hands free allowing you to get on with the tasks at hand.

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Sleeping Bags Make Great Outdoor Camping Gifts

Now don’t these “onesie” sleeping bags make great outdoor camping gifts? You can have fun and keep warm. I didn’t even realize you could get them, but I definitely want one…note to hubby.

Kids can choose their own superhero while adults have their own range to choose from in all different colors. I’ve also added the most popular and useful ‘normal’ sleeping bags should you not want to go ‘superhero’.

Selk'bag Youth Marvel Spider Man Sleeping BagSelk’bag Youth Marvel Spider Man Sleeping BagSelk'bag Original 4G Lemon Chrome Size LSelk’bag Original 4G Lemon Chrome Size LSelk'bag Adult Original 5G Wearable Sleeping BagSelk’bag Adult Original 5G Wearable Sleeping BagDouble Sleeping Bag with 2 Pillows and a Carrying Bag for CampingDouble Sleeping Bag with 2 Pillows and a Carrying Bag for CampingOutdoor Vitals Aerie 30°F Down Underquilt / Sleeping Bag, Use As Ultralight Underquilt, Sleeping Bag, Or Double BagOutdoor Vitals Aerie 30°F Down Underquilt / Sleeping Bag, Use As Ultralight Underquilt, Sleeping Bag, Or Double BagColeman Brazos Cold Weather Sleeping BagColeman Brazos Cold Weather Sleeping Bag

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Water Filters – The Best Gifts For Campers

One of the most important and best gifts for people who love camping is a water filter. Water as we know is more important than food and when you’re camping clean, filtered water is a must. The last thing you want is to be sick when you’re on holiday.

LifeStraw Personal Water FilterLifeStraw Personal Water Filter

Features:

The Award-winning LifeStraw water filter has been used by millions around the globe since 2005.

• Furthermore, it removes a minimum of 99.9999% of waterborne bacteria and surpasses EPA standards for water filters

• It also removes a minimum of 99.9% of waterborne protozoan parasites and filters to an amazing 0.2 microns

Filters up to 1000 liters of contaminated water WITHOUT iodine, chlorine or other chemicals and comes in a sealed bag, perfect for storing for emergencies

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Travel Cosmetic Bag

Multifunction, portable and lightweight, drawstring bag suitable for both home and travel. Collapsible for easy storage.

Travel Cosmetic Bags Barrel Multifunctional, Collapsible Toiletry Bucket BagTravel Cosmetic Bags Barrel Multifunctional, Collapsible Toiletry Bucket BagTravel Cosmetic Bags Barrel Multifunctional, Collapsible Toiletry Bucket Bag


Fun Outdoor Gifts For People Who Love Camping

Below is a display of the top gifts for people who love camping. Some are small outdoor camping gifts perfect for people who love camping.

These are fun and inexpensive and make great gifts for any occasion. I personally love the waterproof socks and the LED tent stakes because I’m always tripping over the tent cord. 

MilitaryLensatic/Prismatic Sighting Compass with PouchMilitaryLensatic/Prismatic Sighting Compass with PouchAll-Weather Emergency 2-IN-1 Fire Starter & Magnesium Fuel BarAll-Weather Emergency 2-IN-1 Fire Starter & Magnesium Fuel BarLight My Fire Titanium SporkLight My Fire Titanium SporkUCO StakeLight RGB Tent Stakes with Red, Green or Blue LED Lights (Set of 2)UCO StakeLight RGB Tent Stakes with Red, Green or Blue LED Lights (Set of 2)Gerber Freescape Camp Kitchen KitGerber Freescape Camp Kitchen KitDouble Hammock - Lightweight Parachute Portable HammocksDouble Hammock – Lightweight Parachute Portable HammocksMoisture Proof Salt & Pepper Shakers, Spring Loaded, No Clog, 2 Oz, Set of 2Moisture Proof Salt & Pepper Shakers, Spring Loaded, No Clog, 2 Oz, Set of 2Goal Zero 42005 Sherpa 50 Silver/Black Solar Recharging Kit with InverterGoal Zero 42005 Sherpa 50 Silver/Black Solar Recharging Kit with InverterRome Industries 1705 Pie Iron Sandwich CookerRome Industries 1705 Pie Iron Sandwich CookerDexshell Ultralite Waterproof Socks, Hi-Vis Yellow, SmallDexshell Ultralite Waterproof Socks, Hi-Vis Yellow, SmallWaterproof External Battery Power Bank Charger with Strong LED Flashlight and Strap Hole for Tablets, Smartphones and 5V DevicesWaterproof External Battery Power Bank Charger with Strong LED Flashlight and Strap Hole for Tablets, Smartphones and 5V DevicesLeatherman - Sidekick Multi-Tool, Stainless Steel with Nylon SheathLeatherman – Sidekick Multi-Tool, Stainless Steel with Nylon Sheath

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My Thoughts On Gifts For People Who Love Camping

I hope that these give you some ideas of gifts for people who love camping. If you have come across or know of a camping gift that would be fun or useful please let me know in the comments section below.  I would love to hear from you.

 

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