https://amzn.to/3Gqc5ckSolar lights, essentials meant for two, and modern camping gadgets are just a few of our ideas for UNIQUE & USEFUL camping gifts for couples.
By: Amanda Last Update: November 11, 2022
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45 Unique and Useful Camping Gifts for Couples in 2022
Table of Contents:
Camping Essentials (prices from $28-$69)
Lighting/Power (prices from $12-$220)
Cooking/Drinks (prices from $9-$31)
Clothing/Accessories (prices from $11-$34)
Hygiene (prices from $10-$120)
Games/Fun (prices from $7-$30)
Is comfort and ease your goal while camping? Check out 18 Things to Help You Camp Comfortably for even more gifts for campers!
Camping Gifts for Couples: Camping Essentials
#1 Folding Loveseat Camping Chair
Sitting around the fire and sharing quality time together is such a fun part of camping!
Feel even closer with a 2 Person Folding Loveseat. This chair is the perfect addition to your camping gear for snuggling at your campsite. Which makes it a perfect gift to let your loved one know you care!
#2: Two Person Camping Tent
A couples camping essential-the 2 person tent!
Contrary to belief, a larger tent does not always mean more comfort. Make use of the small space and body heat with the waterproof, domed, 2 Person Camping Tent! This tent has raving reviews for its durability, lightweight, and comfortable design.
#3: Double Hammock with Bug Net
Snuggle up together for an afternoon nap without the interference of bugs! Ryno Tuff’s Double Hammock with Bug Net is a top choice for campers and backpackers with qualities like:
- Built to Last
- Easy to set up
#4: Compressible Camping Pillows
REDCAMP creates a compressible 2-Pack of Camping Pillows. Perfect for a more comfortable sleeping experience with your partner.
These pillows are just what you need inside the tent and pack down easily for backpacking! This makes separating items for the home and outdoors SO much easier, and you can store them with your camping gear all year long.
#5: Sleeping Pad for Two
To create a greater connective experience in the tent, try out a 2-Person Camping Sleeping Pad!
Avoid separate sleeping pads and snuggle up as close as you like! I can’t tell you how many times my partner and I scooted closer together during the night, just to end up on the hard floor. The built-in foot pump and support for back and side sleepers makes it a great camping gift for couples!
#6: Double Sized Sleeping Bag
A big, warm, and comfortable sleeping bag is the PERFECT addition to your camping gear.
Leave trying to zip up sleeping bags together behind! Teton’s Cold Weather Sleeping Bag will keep you warm even when weather drops down to 20 degrees.
#7: Plaid Wool Camping Blanket
Surprise your camping lover with one of the warmest and thickest blankets out there!
Arcturus makes a heavy 4.5lb Plaid Wool Blanket that are perfect for chilly nights and extra layers in the tent. A smart investment for avid campers!
#8: Handwoven Camping Blankets
Camp with a pop of color!
Spruce up your campsite with handwoven blankets that will brighten anyone’s day. More durable and long-lasting than machine made blankets, these are perfect for many camping uses. Your camping lover will swoon over these!
#9: Car Bed Backseat Air Mattress
Are you a couple that wants to have a camper van experience, but not ready to spend the big bucks?
#10: Rooftop Tent Shoe/Boot Bag
Do you and your partner have a rooftop tent? I cannot recommend getting a Rooftop Tent Shoe/Boot Bag enough!
Keeping dirty/muddy shoes out of the tent makes cleanup MUCH easier. If your partner loves camping while staying clean, this is for them. TimberDwellers is a great small business that creates durable gear for all outdoor enthusiasts!
Camping Gifts for Couples: Lighting/Power
#11: Cooler Light
WOW, I just discovered this one and knew right away… I have to get it for my partner!
Camping and having a cooler full of delicious food and drinks is the best. Make it even better by lighting up the cooler at night with this Rechargeable LED Cooler Light. I don’t know if any camper could resist this!
Cooler Light Features:
- Rechargeable light with 55 hrs of white light, 30 hours of red
- Waterproof up to 6 feet
- Magnetic Base
- Flashing SOS mode
- Red light won’t attract bugs
#12: Waterproof String Lights
Set the mood at your campsite with Waterproof String Lights!
These are great camping gifts for couples, families, and solo travelers! With 40ft of string lights you can illuminate your tent and surrounding campsite with ease. This strand is battery powered and comes with a remote to control 8 different lighting moods.
Create the perfect ambience with twinkle, slow, fade, flash, steady and more. Set the timer control for when the lights turn on or off. You can also find a variety of SOLAR string light options on Amazon!
#13: Solar Hanging Camp Light
Timber Dwellers creates another incredibly useful camping essential- the Solar Hanging Camping Light! Charge during the day and have a hanging light for your tent and campsite ready to go!
#14: Jackery Portable Power Station
If your partner brings camping gadgets on your adventures, then this is the perfect gift for them!
The Jackery Explorer 240 Portable Power Station is a game changer when it comes to charging capabilities.
- 40 watt-hour (16.8Ah, 14.4V) lithium-ion battery pack
- 1* AC outlet (110V 200W, 400W peak
- 2* USB-A ports
- 1* DC carport
- Power many types of equipment such as a phone, laptop, light, fan, mini cooler, etc. with the pure sine wave inverter.
#15: USB Hand Warmers
Since your outdoor lover may have the Jackery Power Station… why not surprise them with camping gadgets!
Camping can get cold, especially for your extremities. Warm your hands for hours on end with the Rechargeable USB Hand Warmers. Share the warmth with your partner or family members, it will make for a cozy, thoughtful gift for campers!
Gifts for Couples: Cooking/Drinks
#16: The Campout Cookbook
Quite literally SPICE up the night with The Campout Cookbook. Try your hand at new dishes and have fun cooking together in the wilderness!
Along with the artistically designed graphics-these recipes have taste to match!
“Spells out how to eat well when camping out.” —The Washington Post
“This is the rare book that considers campfire cookery as a gustatory pursuit.”—Sierra, the National Magazine of the Sierra Club
#17: Camp Cocktails Book
Easy, fun, and delicious drinks that are great for the outdoors- enough said!
Gift the Camp Cocktails Recipe Book. Gift this book to any outdoorsy friend that loves a good drink around the campfire.
Easy-to-follow instructions, tips from expert bartenders, and a wide range of cocktails (some that include foraged ingredients) makes this a camping must-have-gift.
#18: Stanley Cook Set
All-In-One is where it’s at!
Forget the frustration of unorganized cooking supplies, and keep them together with the Stanley Adventure All-in-One 2 Bowl Cook Set. Stanley makes fantastic products with great prices.
#19: Stanley Pour Over Coffee Brewer
For coffee lovers that enjoy a fresh cup in the great outdoors!
Wake up and brew your partner a cup of hot coffee and enjoy sipping it while taking in the morning air. The Stanley Pour Over Coffee Brewer can’t be beat with it’s stainless steel exterior/interior, easy-to-use design, and inexpensive price!
#20: Tin Enamel Camping Mugs
We all know the feeling of drinking a beverage in the woods, from a tin mug…unforgettable! Make memories with your camping partner with matching Tin Enamel Camping Mugs.
#21: Gold Camping Retro Mess-Kit
Stay organized while camping with a travel/camping dining mess-kit!
This is a fun set I found on amazon, with a vintage gold color and wood accents on the cutlery. Personally, I think this set is a fun way to celebrate an anniversary or give special attention to the glorious meals you make. However, if more subtle sets are your cup of tea, check out the link here!
#22: Camping Cooking Prep Set
After collecting a cooking set and mess kit in your gear, the next item you’ll need is a Camping Cooking Prep Set!
This one has all you need from a cutting board, knives, spatula, tongs, corkscrew, and more! You can also upgrade on Amazon from a 12-piece to 24 piece set.
#23: Freeze Dried Camping Food
Does your camping companion prefer quick meals? Or you’re a couple that goes camping and backpacking?
Load up on some tasty Freeze Dried Camping Food! Backpacker’s Pantry has numerous amounts of yummy choices like Three Cheese Mac & Cheese, Fettuccini Chicken Alfredo, and Chana Masala. These quick meal kits will give you more time and less clean up to enjoy the outdoors as a couple!
#24: Portable Snack Tray
This one wasn’t exactly in the camping section… BUT I think it is a great addition!
Before your trip, you can organize fun tent and campground snacks in this easy to carry Portable Snack Tray. BPA free durable plastic, comfortable handle, 5 removable sections makes this a great option for your snacks! Especially the airtight feature to keep unwanted wildlife away.
#25: Extendable Roasting Sticks
Enjoy time around the fire and roast the perfect marshmallows! Extendable Roasting Sticks are a great gift for any outdoor enthusiast, partner, friend, family member, cont. They would make a fantastic stocking stuffer!
The extendable handles make them easy to pack in your camping and/or backpacking gear!
Gifts for Couples: Clothing/Accessories
#26: Paracord Emergency Bracelets
With 5 camping gear must-haves in one convenient spot, these Paracord Emergency Bracelets are an essential gift for all campers.
The Atomic Bear Store creates adjustable bracelets so one size fits all! They have a fire starter, compass, loud emergency whistle, ferro rod striker, and 12 feet of military-grade paracord. Best yet, you get two for one purchase!
#27: Carhartt Cuffed Beanies
Style and functionality are why I continually choose Carhartt beanies for my head warmth while camping.
With 33 different options, you are sure to gift your partner with their favorite color! You can purchase more than on to match your camping partner in the wilderness. So cute! On Amazon, you can also find beanies without a cuff if that is more your style.
#28: Merrell Wool Socks
Continue the matching trend with cozy and warm wool socks!
The Merrell Everyday Wool Socks are guaranteed for comfort and durability. This pack comes with three pairs, so you can share or have a back-up pair just in case. Cushioned heels, give your feet extra comfort so you feel like you are walking on clouds!
#29: Fleece Crewneck Sweater
Keep your partner cozy with a Fleece Crewneck Sweater. With 35 color options you have a HUGE variety of options!
As an extra special gift, you can get these embroidered or screen printed to create a one-of-a-kind gift. Reviews rave about how soft, comfortable, and affordable this sweater is!
#30: Fleece Sweatpants
Pair the sweater with Fleece Sweatpants!
A great price and comfortable option for camping loungewear. There aren’t as many color options as the sweaters, but they have great basics that will go with anything!
#31: Teva Campground Shoes
The new Teva ReEmber Campground Shoes are selling out quickly, so grab some for your camping partner while you can!
Teva focuses on creating earth-friendly products. These shoes are 100% recycled ripstop, rib knit, and microfiber. This gift will bring anyone toasty warmth and keep toes dry with Teva RAPIDresist technology.
#32: Custom Nature Jewelry/Souvenirs
Give a gift to memorialize your time spent outdoors with Custom Nature Jewelry by A. Swapp Studio.
This handmade, small business specializes in turning flowers, botanicals, and dirt into beautiful jewelry pieces. There are also pre-made options for people looking for a fun and meaningful gift.
The “Sedona Sands” collection has real red sand from Sedona, mixed with resin, in gold and silver bezels, for earrings, necklaces, keychains, and more.
Purchase a custom order to send in wildflowers from your last camping trip, or even a small stone from a river you swam in with your love.
Gifts for Couples: Hygiene
#33: Rechargeable Water Jug Pump
I got this for my camping partner last year, he was skeptical at first… but it is now one of our FAVORITE camping gadgets.
The Rechargeable Water Jug Pump creates easy access to water whenever you need it. We use the pump on a 5 gallon jug to easily wash our hands, fill up water bottles, clean dishes, and more! The usb charge can last up to 30-60 days and will conveniently plug into your Jackery power station.
#34: Solar Camping Shower Bag
Part of the fun while camping is not always carrying what you look like, right??
For a camping companion that likes to stay clean, or fo longer campouts when showers are needed, the Solar Camping Shower Bag is perfect for freshening up!
This hanging bag makes it easy to shower hands-free. The solar capabilities means you won’t have to worry about batteries or charging. The bag holds up to 5 gallons and can heat water to 113°F (45°C) in 3 hours with direct sunlight.
#35: RinseKit Portable Shower
If you don’t want to rely on solar power, the RinseKit 1.5 Gallon Pod Portable Shower is a great option for water pressure at the campsite!
The RinseKit comes in several different size options depending on your needs. The portable design not only makes it great for camping, but for the beach, a lake day, at home, and more!
It’s more on the expensive side, but the RinseKit makes a great long-term investment for your gear!
#36: Pop-Up Pod Privacy Tent
Not that you’ll necessarily want privacy camping with your lover… but the Privacy Pod-Up Pod has proved to be very useful!
Set up near your vehicle or near a tree and hang the solar shower bag for private showers. Use the pop-up pod to change while standing instead of crouched down in the tent.
Or, place a portable camping toilet inside for concealed bathroom usage! The pop-up pod design packs down flat, so is a great gift that will save space!
On Amazon there is a black color option available as well.
#37: Biodegradable Bathing Wipes
HYPERGO’s Biodegradable Bathing Wipes are the perfect solution to get clean & refreshed on the go!
If you don’t want to hassle with a portable shower, these huge 12×12 wipes make it easy to clean your entire body, face and hands. All-natural ingredients like vitamin E, aloe, and oatmeal, cleanses and nourishes your skin. This is a great camping gift for couples and anyone who backpacks!
#38: Eco-Friendly Toothpaste Tablets
Eco-Friendly Toothpaste Tablets are the perfect gift for those who love camping, fishing, travel, or simply have an on-the-go lifestyle.
These toothpaste tablets are free from SLS (sulfate), dyes, and artificial sweeteners. All the ingredients except fluoride and fragrance are EWG green grade. Your camping lover will appreciate the fresh minty taste and refillable carrying tin!
#39: Portable Toilet for Camping
Does your partner avoid camping when there aren’t bathrooms available? Gift them a Portable Toilet for Camping so they can go whever you go!
This new design offers a wider and taller seating experience, and can hold up to 400lbs. It is easy to carry and comes with 12 throw-away toilet bags, a waterproof carrier, and user manual.
Gifts for Couples: Games/Fun
#40: Portable Corn Hole Game
Enjoy downtime while camping with the Portable Corn Hole Game!
This easy-to-carry game makes camping with your loved one, friends, and family a blast! Take the game camping, to the beach, or leave it in your car for access wherever you are.
#41: Bigfoot Air Freshener
An inexpensive and fun gift, the Bigfoot Air Freshener can be hung in a car or used to freshen up your tent!
Large and probably stinky creatures… these Bigfoots smell much better with an amazing pine tree scent! This pack comes with 2 individually wrapped figures ready to hang!
#42: Waterproof Playing Cards
Another inexpensive gift option for campers are Waterproof Playing Cards! Why bother with this pack? Here, let me show you:
- 100% waterproof
- Printed on premium, plastic card stock with an opaque, water-inspired design
- Flexible and easy to shuffle, even when wet
- Durable and hand-washable
- Perfect for the lake, beach, camping, or a tailgate
Enjoy playing games with your camping partner, friends, and family with cards built to last!
#43: Our Bucket List: Journal for Couples
Camping brings us time as couples to enjoy quality time together.
Gift your partner the Our Bucket List: Journal for Couples to document your adventures together. This is a perfect sentimental camping gift for couples! Take it with you each trip and reflect on the life you’ve built together. The Journal also comes with a list of adventure ideas for a spark of inspiration when needed!
#44: Sex in the Outdoors: A Humorous Approach to Recreation Book
A funny gag gift or a very helpful resource for outdoors people!
The Sex in the Outdoors: A Humorous Approach to Recreation Book is not only fun, and humorous, but gives you practical advice for staying safe while exploring each other outdoors. The description states how “benefits include increased self-esteem, increased awareness of bears and other critters” and with key advice about weather conditions.
#45: Couple Reconnect Game
Last, but certainly not least, is the Couple Reconnect Game by Dr. Tania Sharm.
Relax and use some of your downtown while camping as a couple to have deeper conversations.
This connection game has 200 conversation starters to help you get to know your partner with empowering questions. Use it to draw closer and just have fun talking in the great outdoors!