The holidays are just around the corner. Have no fear, we have put together the only gift guide you need this holiday season. These ideas are perfect camping gifts for your friends and family who love to explore new trails and distant backroads. We are here to help you check everyone off your list this year. So jump in, hold on, and sit back while we steer you through our holiday gift guide.
Stocking Stuffers (Under $20)
Socks have gone from zero to hero in the gift giving world. Merino wool is our go-to tech fabric when car camping, making investing in a good pair of merino wool socks a no-brainer. You get breathability, moisture wicking, and stink-free shine all bundled up in a knit little package. Warm feet never felt so good.
Kula Cloth $20
This technical pee rag should be on everyone’s holiday wish list. When it comes to following Leave No Trace principles while car camping, Kula is an easy solution. With a quick-dry, anti-microbial fabric, the Kula cloth is your next best companion on the road. Pick from a handful of artist prints or upload your own art for that personal touch. A Kula Cloth is the perfect gift for the person who spends a lot of time outdoors.
Take the property stealing, rent collecting fun of Monopoly and condense it down to a camping friendly deck of cards. Monopoly Deal is the perfect gift for campers of all ages. It is easy to learn and can be played in as little as fifteen minutes. Let’s be real though, you can never just play one game.
Grab N’ Go (Under $50)
AllTrails Pro $30
Give the gift of adventure. A one year subscription to AllTrails Pro is the perfect gift for the hiking enthusiast in your life. This subscription packs a punch when it comes to discovering and planning your next trip. Download maps to help you navigate each turn on your next hiking trip when you don’t have cell service. Stay up-to-date on the weather so that you can know before you go. Whether you are playing in the mountains or on flat land, this app is a great tool to have in your back pocket.
Luci Solar string lights are an action packed option including multiple settings, an USB plug-in, and superb portability. Bring the warmth of these lights to your next campsite, and you will be sure to unlock those dreamy camp vibes. Camp lights are an easy, yet thoughtful gift for the person who has everything.
Window screens are a great gift for the beginner to the expert car camper. They fit securely over the door allowing air flow without the nuisance of bugs and unwanted light. These two screens pack away in their own stuff sack, perfect when storing in your car.
Crowd Pleasers (Under $100)
Do you have that one person who never sits still? We cannot think of a better gift for them than an annual national parks pass. This pass will give anyone the excuse they need to finally take that road trip they have always wanted to take. Not to mention, the funds support the National park system so it’s really two gifts in one.
For some, coffee makes the camping trip. If you have someone like this in your life, set them up with this perfect coffee kit. The star of this system is the travel size pour dripper. The Pourigami is one of the lightest on the market. The simple design packs down small, and it is easy to set up. There is no reason to miss out on your morning routine. Take coffee to-go with this travel coffee system.
Coming in at packable, comfortable, and warm, the Rumpl blanket is a crowd pleaser. It is perfect for camping trips to football games alike. Rumpl offers an array of different colors so there really is something for everyone. Who can turn down plushy, warmth and a good quality cuddle?
The Essentials (Under $200)
Helinox Chair One $130
Camp chairs make the perfect gift, because you can never have too many. Helinox makes our top choice camp chair. With our favorite design on the market, these camp chairs come with functionality and style. More chairs means more friends to join you around the fire.
Kindle Paperwhite $150
This gift is simply limitless. Giving a Kindle is like granting someone lucky access to a library’s worth of books. When space is limited on the road, a Kindle makes for the perfect gift for your next car camping trip.
A timeless Swedish hatchet should be in everyone’s tool box, whether you are at home or at camp. The Almike was designed with mobility and precision in mind. Quickly process kindling or accurately drive tent pegs next time you are in the woods.
Big Spender ($300+)
Functionality and comfort adapted to your own four wheels. Designed for a good night’s sleep, the Luno Air Mattress 2.0 is the best option for someone looking to upgrade their car camping system.
Level up this holiday season when you give the ultimate gift for car camping. The Ultimate Car Camping bundle includes a Luno Air Mattress 2.0, 12-v air pump, Fitted Mattress Sheet, Car Window Screens, Seatback Organizer 2.0, and a Car Camping Fan. It is everything you need to sleep comfortably in the back of your car.
Klos Acoustic Guitar $900
What is a camping trip without a guitar? Sitting around the fire after an activity packed day warrants strumming and singalongs. Klos has come out with the perfect travel companion. Made from carbon fiber, this guitar sports unmatchable durability with a mighty good sound.
Now get out there, buy local when you can, and shop early to secure the perfect gifts. Happy Holidays from your friends at Luno!