What do you get the person who's happiest outside, in a tent, and under the stars? Well, camping gear for their next excursion would be a great start! We're here to help you out with some of the best camping gifts on the market. From the best camping chairs to a few fun campfire cookware essentials, we've rounded up all of our favorite finds that we think will help you create some seriously happy campers. Oh, and they're affordable too!
Remember: Just because they don't have a big camping trip coming up doesn't mean it's not prime time to gift them with all the things they'd need for one. Whether you're looking for a few car camping tips or a gift for your significant other, a birthday gift for a friend, something small with which to celebrate an upcoming hiking adventure with your family, or just want to treat yourself, we guarantee there's something on our list that'll suit your personal taste—and/or the taste of your resident outdoorsy companion. From our guide to the best camping mugs to the best yurt camping sites or if you need the top tips for camping with dogs, we've got you covered.
Of course, the best gifts are edible—everyone knows that! If your unsuspecting gift recipient happens to be a foodie too, surprise them with a treat from our make-ahead camping meals to ensure a stress-free trip. No matter what you decide, they'll be touched by your thoughtfulness—and you might even score an invite to their next trip to the woods.
This cozy pillow that can be packed down small also makes for a perfect travel pillow for road trips.
These extra lightweight towels are easy to pack and come in handy after a quick dip in the river.
These rain boots from Everlane are perfect for your stylish friend and can be enjoyed anywhere from the woods to a garden.
This classic water bottle is must. It's durable and is not only ideal for camping, but it's also a great accessory for the gym.
Who doesn't love some tunes while cooking? This affordable speaker is not only waterproof, but it also has 20 hours of play time.
Have a friend who thinks camping is mostly about the snacks? She'll love wearing this shirt while roasting marshmallows.
Just because they're rugged and outdoorsy doesn't mean they can't appreciate the adorable things in life! These socks are out-of-this-world cute.
This backpack comes in handy on long hikes and also has a place to store your phone and some trail mix.
These roasting sticks are a must for your camping trip whether you are roasting hot dogs or making s'mores.
This compact Jetboil camping stove system comes in handy on any adventure. It can boil water in minutes for your morning coffee or tea and is essential for any avid camper.
This table can be easily packed for any adventure. It's also perfect for your friend who loves to entertain. Throw a tablecloth over it, and utilize at home.
A portable charger should be on everyone's camping list. It weighs less than a can of soup and can charge your smart phone in no time. If you're worried that your phone will run out of juice on a long hike, pack it in its travel pouch and take it with you.
Sleeping pads make camping under the stars more comfortable. This pad self-inflates and can also connect to another pad if you have a camping partner.
Bring on the rain. This SideKick Dry will keep all of their important belongings shielded from any potential downpours and storms.
What better way to enjoy a few s'mores at the campfire than with a personalized mug in your hand? We can see your best buds sipping hot chocolate out of these on a chilly spring night.
Camping trip not in the cards right now? This microwave s'mores maker lets them enjoy their favorite campfire treat all year long.
"Where to Go, When to Go, What to See, What to Do" is precisely what this fascinating book delivers. Jam-packed with info and beautiful photographs, it's no surprise it's a bestseller.
Whether they're just getting started on their camping journey or have been at it for years, odds are, they'll appreciate some new gear. This monochrome backpack would suit just about anyone's style.
Who wouldn't want to learn to make "gourmet grub?" Campers, road trippers, and adventurers will love the outdoorsy recipes on every page of this cookbook.
"Sorry for what I said while I was trying to park the camper," reads this hilarious shirt. Funny message aside, it also just happens to be very cute!
Here's one that'll appeal to all the moms out there: This 115-piece first aid kit has everything they'd need to take care of themselves in an emergency situation. If your loved ones love to camp, it's a no-brainer gift idea!
This sturdy, comfy chair has amassed 5,515 customer reviews and is the No. 1 best-selling camping chair on Amazon.
If your friend can't get enough of both wine and camping, this is the gift for them. These outdoor wine glasses are vacuum-insulated to avoid all spills, and they come in a ton of fun colors.
The fun 3-in-1 design on this backpack/cooler/chair makes both tailgating and camping way easier. How great is that?
Allow the recipient to showcase her love of camping right in their kitchen at home with these cute tea towels. Bright colors and burlap make for a winning pair.
Bring the fun of camping indoors! This lantern accent light is small, portable, and reminiscent of sitting around a campfire.
Choose from several different colors to customize this portable hammock. Then, watch them jump right in and catch some z's!
This black enamel mug is chic and sophisticated with just a touch of whimsy. We'd be just as proud to sport it on our desks at work as we would to take it with us into the woods!
This kit contains everything its owner will need to survive out in the wilderness—no matter the circumstances.
For the friend who's always itching to get out of town in a camper van, this is an adorable celebration of their love for all things outdoors. Plus, that mint green color is so lovely.