Your Shopping Guide to the Perfect Holiday Camping Gifts

Christmas Camper


With Christmas right around the corner and the season of gift-giving upon us, we’ve compiled a list of our 10 favorite camping items that would make great gifts for your favorite camper in your life. These sure-to-please gifts will leave your loved one smiling and dreaming of warmer days..!

Looking for stocking stuffers? We’ve added some additional BONUS camping-inspired gifts that are the perfect size to fill your socks! This list of smaller items would be great for last-minute camping gifts while you’re out and about shopping this weekend.

While we did include links to make it easy for you to purchase these items online, we strongly suggest you start by shopping local this time of year! There are some great local outfitters that should be able to help you find exactly what you’re looking for (besides the customized gifts).

1. Customized Camping Doormat

Keep your camper, tent, whatever your home away from home is, clean with a personalized camping doormat. The camper in your family will greatly appreciate having a mat to wipe their dirty hiking boots on before tracking in a mess!

2. Luminoodle

This gift is sure to light up your loved one this Christmas! The Luminoodle is a portable LED light rope that can be used in multiple ways. It makes for a great (and versatile) camping tool! Use it to decorate your camper, light up your picnic table, or simply hang it around your campsite. You can even use it as a lantern!

3. Camping Cook Set

This camping cook set is a gift the whole family can enjoy! Including 29 pieces of camping cookware, this is the full mess kit for your next camping excursion! Featuring high-quality cookware, all pieces from this set nest together, making it a simple, compact camping must-have. No more packing your good kitchenware every time you want to go camping! Get a matching set that can stay where it (and you) belongs – the campground.

4. Camping Towel

Your camping enthusiast will love you for gifting them this quick-drying, versatile camping towel set! Made out of microfiber material, these towels do it all! They’re compact, multifunctional, high quality, and super soft to clean up after those messy, but oh-so-delicious s’mores.

5. Self-Inflating Sleeping Pad

Bring on some compact nighttime comfort and support with this self-inflating sleeping pad. Just roll it out, open the free-flow valve, and the pad will automatically inflate itself. It doesn’t get any easier than this! Save your back, and your night’s sleep, with this compact gift. Use it as a mattress pad in your camper or roll it out on the floor for those times when you have more visitors than you do beds – this easy-to-store and assemble sleeping pad is perfect for any situation.

6. Personalized Camping Mugs

If you’re like us, you can’t go a day without your morning cup of joe. These adorable camping coffee mugs are customizable and will ALWAYS make a great gift for the camping coffee lovers in your life.

7. Savvy Outdoor Ultralight Backpack Cooler Chair

This is one savvy gift! This camping staple, a three-in-one backpack, cooler, and chair, is the perfect piece of equipment for the outdoor enthusiast in your life. Whether hiking, spending the day at the beach, fishing, tailgating, or relaxing in your own yard, this convertible backpack/stool has something for you. With ample storage space and a lightweight design, this product has a little something for everyone.

8. Hammock

If you’re looking for a thoughtful holiday gift for the outdoor lover in your life, look no further! Hammocks are one of the most iconic camping gifts out here and make for a great camping gift for men or women. Whether you’re relaxing by the fire or sleeping under the stars, this camping hammock has everything you need to stay comfy and covered for your next camping trip. It is lightweight and convenient to carry, and folds down into just the size of an eggplant!

9. Portable Solar Phone Charger

This is the gift that will keep on giving. This solar-powered phone charger is an ideal choice for hiking, camping trips, or any other long outdoor activities. It is the ultimate portable camping battery. It’s waterproof, has a LED flashlight and two USB ports to charge two smartphones simultaneously. What more could you ask for?

10. 50 States Adventure Book

Last but not least is the 50 States Adventure Book. This book provides 5,000 terrific ideas for adventures to go on and places to explore around the United States. Illustrated by the travel experts at National Geographic, this book 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. If you have an adventure seeker in your family, this book will become their new bucket-list travel guide!


Looking for some smaller gifts to stuff your stockings with? Look no further!