101 RV Camping Gift Ideas
The holiday season is here and it looks like you have a special RV camper in your life. Well, you’ve come to the right place. Today we’re giving you a HUGE list…so large, in fact, that it can be your #1 resource for RV camping Gifts.
The gifts are divided into useful sections like, stocking stuffers, RV tech, RV books, high-roller RV gifts and more!
Each section includes a “Featured Gift”. These gifts are the best of the best.
The Gifts of Free Camping (aka Boondocking)
Let’s begin with our favorite way to camp…for free! The price is actually only part of the joy. Free camping (aka boondocking) is a great way to reconnect with nature and avoid large crowds at the RV parks.
The featured free-camping gift is this beautiful and functional map of the 21 best free campsites in the USA.
Pictured below, this illustrated print will help you discover the best free camping and add a touch of pizazz to your RV or home!
Stocking Stuffers | Small & Affordable RV Camping Gifts
If you’re looking for small-ish, affordable RV gifts, this section is for you. You may need a pretty large stocking, though!
Featured Gift for Stocking Stuffers
The featured Stocking Stuffer for RV Life are large body wipes! We’ve loved using Epic Wipes during long boondocking stays. They work well for us and our pup. Best of all, you can buy a box or individual wipes.
- RV Sticker Map: This is a must for new RVers. It’s a great tool for memories and teaching.
- Sawyer Mini Water Filter: Get clean water ANYWHERE! And, it fits in the stocking.
- Head Lamps: These are useful in many ways. Use them on a trail, or to make your way to the bathroom after dark.
- Insulated Cup: Reusable cups are a wonderful way to reduce trash in the RV.
- Bear Spray: Often forgotten, but totally necessary.
- Thermacell Mosquito Repellant: Keep those dang bugs out of your campsite.
- Heavy Duty Rubber Gloves: Essential for #blacktanklife
- RV Steering Wheel Check Bands: Don’t forget a single thing on your pre-travel routine!
- Campsite Coaster: Keep the RV lookin’ good.
- Leatherman Tool: All-in-one tools are very beneficial in RV Life.
- Firestarter Sticks: Have trouble starting a campfire, give your partner a little help!
- Laundry Bag: RVers who use a laundromat know the value!
- Shower Caddy: Small, portable shower organizer.
- TST Toilet Treatment: Only in the stocking of an RVer!
- Travel First Aid Kit: You probably need one anyway, might as well put it in the stocking.
- RV Printables: Use these guides for everything from travel day to RV shows.
Books for RV Life
If you’re still in the research phase these RV books are invaluable. Even for current RVers, the tax info and camping resources will make great RV gifts.
Featured Gift for RV Books
When we heard about Heather Ryan’s new book, Taxes for RV Owners, we knew it would be the best 8 bucks we spent all month!
Whether you own an RV, or travel full time in an RV, figuring out RV related tax deductions can be a huge challenge. As RVers, we’re regularly crossing state lines, and quite often conducting business in those various states.
- A Beginners Guide to Living in an RV: A comprehensive Newbie resource!
- The Ultimate RV Log Book: Keep a written record of your RV travels
- The Most Scenic Drives in America: This is a great RV gift for any traveler.
- Secrets of RVing on Social Security: This niche book will resonate deeply with many RVers
- RV There Yet? Travel Journal: Here’s another RV specific journal.
- Road Trip USA: Get that RV road trip planned!
- Take Risks by Joe Russo: Learn about The Russos journey and get inspired.
- 50 States 5000 Ideas: Ideas for days.
- National Geographic: National Parks: Dive deep into the National Parks of America.
- RV Camping in Corps of Engineers Parks: COE campgrounds are often scenic and peaceful. Here’s a great resource to learn!
RV Gifts for Tech Lovers
If the RVer in your life has a passion for technology these gifts will be perfect! The list includes cellular gadgets, GPS systems and RV security devices.
Featured Gift for RV Tech
The WeBoost Drive Sleek is our featured RV tech gift. It’s the perfect RV gift because it allows travelers to get a boosted cell signal. This means, when you’re out in the boonies, one bar of cell service can become a full four bars…allowing for clear calls and data access.
- Tire Pressure Monitor: Keep in eye on the tire pressure of your trailer or fifth wheel while you’re towing!
- Wifi Extender: This will help you receive a stronger campground wifi signal.
- Togo Roadlink LTE Router: The Roadlink is a new way to access cellular data in your RV.
- RV Specific GPS: Using an RV specific GPS unit will help you avoid low underpasses and steep mountain grades.
- MarCell RV Monitoring System: Keep an eye on the temp, humidity, and power or your RV while you’re away. This is great for RVers with pets.
- GPS Dog Collar: Don’t lose your pup! With a GPS dog collar, you can track them if they get lost.
- RV Tracker: An RV tracker will be of great help if someone steals your RV…or if you have family members that like to know where you are!
- GoalZero Portable Battery: The Goal Zero is a portable lithium battery that can charge your phone or laptop when you’re off grid.
- Amazon Echo: Who says you can’t have a smart RV?!
- Ring Video Doorbell: Just like home application, the Ring Video Doorbell allows you to see who’s at the door.
- RV Surge Guard: Protect your RV power system from bad shore power with the surge guard.
- Boost Pro Jump Starter: Never be without a jump start!
- Dash Cam: In case of an accident, it’s great to have documentation.
RV Gifts for the Campsite
Campsite gifts are the most fun because everyone loves to decorate their spot! From fun to functional, these gift ideas are a guaranteed success.
Featured Gift for the Campsite
This year’s featured gift is the Solo Stove. If you love real, wood burning fires, but hate dodging smoke…you’ve gotta see the Solo Stove. It’s unique design creates maximum combustion and heat without the pesky smoke!
- Outland Living Fire Pit: Propane fire pits are great for places with a burn ban in affect.
- RV Mat: Add a little style to your campsite.
- Comfy Campsite Chair: There are so many options for camping chairs. If you want to see them all, here’s the list.
- Outdoor Grill: Get your outdoor kitchen set up!
- Personalized Campsite Sign: Making friends at the campground is easy when you’ve got a personalized campsite sign.
- Pink Flamingo Yard Ornament: Tacky but fun!
- Covered Patio: Keep the bugs out of your space with a covered patio.
- RV Outdoor Lights: Perfect for setting the mood after sunset.
- Solar Shower: Conserve your water tanks and take a heated outdoor shower.
- RV Backup Cam: This easy to install backup cam will assist you in connecting your trailer.
- Orca Cooler: Keep your drinks cold!
- Andersen Levelers: These levelers make getting level easier than ever.
High Roller | Expensive RV Gifts
Big ticket RV items aren’t hard to find. However, this list includes many you probably haven’t thought of before. From eBikes to toilets, get ready to spend big on these RV gifts.
Featured Gift for the High Rollers
The Honda Generator is the featured “High Roller” gift. Sure, you can get an inexpensive genny….but this Honda will last for the next decade! The Honda 2200 gives you a lot of energy when you’re off grid.
- Acuva LED Water Filter: Purify water the high tech way without using a lot of power.
- eBike: Sometimes you don’t want to pedal…get an eBike 😂
- Inflatable Hot Tub: Extravagant? Yes. But, your campsite will be the talk of the campground.
- Projector for Movie Night: Outdoor movie night is a wonderful way to entertain.
- Folding Kayak: This tandem kayak folds into the size of a large piece of luggage.
- Composting Toilet: We still don’t know why these are so expensive?! However, its the perfect gift to say “I love you!”
- DJI Drone: Get the most epic shots of your campsite.
- Lithium Batteries: This gift will last a long time. With a ten year warranty, you’re guaranteed to have power for a decade!
Hoodies and t-shirts are always good gift options. This list has all the best designs for RVers!
Featured Gift for RV Apparel
The classic “Van Down By The River” shirt is great for a humorous RV gift. Taken from a Chris Farley SNL skit, this tee will be proudly worn by any RVer 😁
- Getaway Campsite Hoodie: Lots of hip designs for a fashionable tee!
- Vibe Tribe Shirt: Classic Drivin & Vibin shirt.
- Home Is Where You Park It: Great option!
- Cousin Eddie (Black Tank) Shirt: If you are on the crass side, this tee will surly get attention!
- Parks Project: The best National Park tees on the market!
The RV Experience | RV Gifts that Create Experiences
Give a gift that keeps giving! This list is full of memberships and experiences to enrich the RV lifestyle. From community to trip planning, you can’t go wrong with an “RV experience” gift.
Featured Gift for RV Experiences
The Escapees RV Club Membership is our featured RV Experience gift. This RV club is wonderful for building a community of travelers on the road. They provide educational events, informal gatherings and huge rallies. Here’s 7 reasons to join!
- Harvest Hosts: Camp at vineyards, farms and breweries!
- National Park Pass: Unlimited National Park access for a year.
- Boondockers Welcome: Driveway surfing across America.
- Thousand Trails: This membership offers free RV sites.
- Passport America: 50% off certain RV parks across America
- RV Buyers Bootcamp: Learn how to buy an RV (new or used) at this in-person event. Taking place on January 11th in Tampa, Florida.
- RV Entrepreneur Summit: Connect with fellow nomads building businesses from the road.
- Tampa RV Show: Take your loved one to an RV show for a gift!
- RV Trip Wizard: The easiest and most comprehensive way to plan your RV trip.
Gifts For The RV Kitchen
Cooking in an RV comes with a unique set of challenges. This list is full of items to make your RV kitchen more functional and fun!
Featured Gift for RV Kitchens
The Instant Pot is probably the #1 RV gift of all time. In fact, you might already have one. If you don’t, make sure you give this to your RV-loved-one! It’ll make cooking in the RV a breeze.
- Rollable Dish Rack: It’s not a sexy gift, but it surly is useful.
- Nesting Ware: Nesting everything is an RV way of life.
- Silicone Wine Glasses: Don’t break your wine glasses during travel day again!
- Collapsible Bowls: Collapsible everything is also a way of RV life!
- No Spill Ice Cube Tray: Great for RVers without an ice machine.
- Soda Stream: Make sparkling water without buying so many cans.
- Induction Cooktop: Easy & fun way to cook in an RV.
- Pour Over Coffee Maker: A must for any RVer who loves coffee.
Gifts For The RVer That Has Everything
We’re saving the best for last! Have you looked through this list and thought, “have that…have that…have that”? Well here are some RV gifts that are perfect for the RVer that has it all!
Featured Gift for the RVer That Has Everything
The Basu Sound Grenade is a small, key chain device that packs a huge punch. It serves two purposes. First, if you’re trying to scare off wildlife (or a weird neighbor) simply pull the top off and a blaring sound will send anyone or anything running! Secondly, if you’re stranded in nature and need to sound for help, the BASU is sure to get attention of nearby hikers.
- Moment iPhone Lens: This lens turns your iPhone camera into a beautiful wide angle lens. In fact, we use it for all our videos now!
- Gimbal for Smart Phone: No more jerky video clips!
- Oxegenics Shower Head: Conserve water without sacrificing the shower experience.
- VIAIR Air Compressor: Inflate your tires….anywhere!
- RV Tire Covers: Don’t let the sun destroy the rubber on your tires.
- RV Snap Pads: Protect the RV site and lessen vibration when you’re set up.
- Roadside LED Flares: Stay prepared on travel day!
- Audible Membership: Audio books are wonderful for campsite entertainment and travel day enjoyment!
- Roll of Quarters: We always need quarters!
- Trekking Poles: Improve the quality of your hikes.
- Snake Bite Kit: Just in case you’re camping near snakes.