Get a jump on holiday shopping with these gift ideas for the campers and outdoor lovers on your list this year. Some of them might even fit in a holiday stocking!
Would you believe there’s a camp chair that folds down to the size of an umbrella? Check out the Cliq Camping Chair – it can withstand a weight of 300 lbs. but can also quickly fold down to the size of water bottle. ($99.99 at amazon.com)
Nothing better than a comfy blanket to keep you toasty when you are sitting camp side. Keep your favorite camper comfy and cozy with the Rumpl Original Puffy Blanket in cool designs that honor our national parks. Choose from Yosemite, the Grand Canyon, and more. The puffy design helps hold in heat and is machine washable. ($129 at dicksportinggoods.com)
Speaking of our wonderful national parks, consider gifting a pair of high-performance socks featuring our national parks. With moisture control and medium cushion for comfort, these breathable socks are functional and fun. ($19.99 per pair at swiftwick.com)
Campers will love this little bit of ambiance in the form of the MPOWERD Luci Strings Lights that are completely solar-powered, have six colors on an 18-foot cord, and mobile charging capabilities. ($49.95 at rei.com or amazon.com)
Don’t let a blister stop the hiking fun! Toss a few Bodyglide Foot Glide Anti-Chafing Skin Protectant stick balms in everyone’s stockings. This balm that is infused with Vitamin A and C is vegan-approved and allergen free. ($5.50 at rei.com)
Do you know a book lover who also loves the outdoors? Here are a few titles to consider gifting: Camp Cocktails, chock full of great drink recipes for the great outdoors ($16.29 at amazon.com); The Camping Life: Inspiration and Ideas for Endless Adventures ($24.95 at duluthtrading.com); and Feast by Firelight: Simple recipes for camping, cabins, and the great outdoors ($22 at rei.com)
Solo Stove’s Campfire model is a great, very portable, and safe way to enjoy a campfire. Plus, if you toss in the 2 Pot Set it can be used for cooking. Reviewers give this cute little stove a 4.9 out of 5! ($104.99 at solostove.com)
Don’t forget your furry friends on your list. Keep tabs on them in the dark with the Nite Ize NightHowl LED Safety Necklace. It’s weather resistant, has a run time of 60 hours, and easy slides over their head to sit on their neck. ($12 at Walmart.com)
- Are you planning to host a few friends camp side? These party ready campfire recipes are sure to impress even the pickiest of guests.
- Get a jump on your holiday celebrations by visiting these quintessential holiday towns.
- Celebrating All Saint’s Day and the Day of the Dead? This list of saintly cities is just what you need to get into – and feel – the spirits. (Link “list of saintly cities” to https://tbdev.trailblazermagazine.net/2021/11/saintly-cities)
- November is National Hiking Month! We put together a list of the best hikes across the country.
- Find more campgrounds at ThousandTrails.com.