We all love a good deal, and when some camping gear tends to run really expensive – looking at you tents – Black Friday is a great time to stock up! Here we are collecting some of our favorite items that are on sale now. Whether you’ve been eyeing a new coffee machine for yourself, or are planning to stick some reusable utensils in everyone’s stockings this year, there’s something for everyone on this list!
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While we may prefer the comforts of a cozy warm RV when we camp (perhaps we’re a bit biased?? hmm), we know that plenty of folks enjoy the occasional tent camping or backpacking excursion. For anyone looking to make their off-grid adventures a little comfier, these items should do the trick!
Backpacking Bundle: This bundle from REI includes a 2-person tent, sleeping bags and pads to keep you warm and comfortable while you sleep after a long day of exploring.
Dome Tent: This Northface tent sleeps 4, is double walled and the high-low venting keeps air flowing throughout the tent.
Backpacking pack: This adjustable pack has what every hiker needs; it’s light weight with padded back support and is hydration compatible with an internal sleeve and hose port.
Sleeping bag: The ultimate cold-weather sleeping bag with a mummy hood, innovative fiber fill, double-layer construction and draft tubes that all work together to keep the warmth in.
Camping chair: Take in the views or relax with a book with a heavy duty folding chair. Cup holders and a side pocket keep your essentials nearby.
Tinder kit: If you skipped the fire starting lesson in Boy Scouts have no fear, there’s a kit for that.
Drinking water tablets: If you are heading way off grid, keep these tablets handy in case of emergency to make any water drinking water.
LED lantern: This rechargeable lantern lasts up to 12 hours, is water resistant and can also serve as a power bank for mobile devices in an emergency.
Eco Friendly Eating and Drinking
We know that plastic is bad for the planet, and bringing reusable cutlery and water bottles is an easy eco-friendly swap you can make while camping. This doesn’t mean you have to lug around the good china. Convenient kits include bamboo cutlery that you can roll up and throw in your bag. Plus reusable water bottles that keep your liquids hot or cold makes for a more enjoyable beverage experience all around.
Bamboo cutlery set: This set includes a fork, spoon, knife, chopsticks, straw and straw cleaning brush. This can go beyond camping, take it with you to work and ditch the plastic from your takeout.
Reusable water bottle (adults): A stainless steel waterbottle with flip top straw lid, triple-insulated, keeps your hot beverages hot and cold drinks cold. Choose from lots of fun colors.
Reusable water bottle (kids): The fun patterns and easy grip bottle will keep your kids reaching for more H20.
Travel mug: It’s important that our hot coffee stay hot… perfect for campers, new parents, commuters, students and the like.
One of the most fun parts of camping is stretching your culinary skills beyond the kitchen. Campfire cobbler anyone? These items make cooking on your camping trip delicious and easy.
5-Piece cookware set: Pots, pans, dutch ovens, oh my! If your cookware is in desperate need of an upgrade, this set has something for all your cooking needs.
Mini Keurig: If you can’t give up your Keurig addiction have no fear, this cute and compact coffee maker can easily fit inside your camper for a fresh cup any time.
Cooler bag: Whether you want a cold one stationed next to the grill, or something you can roll to the beach or your favorite picnic spot, this Igloo cooler keeps contents colder for longer with 25% more foam for insulation.
Propane stove: No matter what kind of camping setup you have, this stove will having you cooking up gourmet meals just about anywhere!
The whole point of camping is to unplug and spend some time in the outdoors. Keep it fun with some of these must-have items.
Portable speaker: Play some fun music, listen to your favorite podcast, or enjoy an audio book as a family. This portable, waterproof speaker can be taken anywhere and wirelessly streams from any Bluetooth-enabled device.
Jumbo connect four: The connect four from your childhood, made giant sized. Kids and adults alike will have a blast playing this supersized iconic game.
Wireless headphones: Perhaps your family is on the louder side, and you can’t imagine traveling without some peace and quiet. Enter wireless headphones. If you read our RVshare employee must-have travel item blog, you may have noticed headphones were quite popular among us for dealing with unwanted travel noise.
Camper van playset: Well, obviously all the kids in your life need this! Start them young we say. The set comes with a furnished kitchen, dining and sleeping area, bikes, a kayak, three figures, pots and pans, utensils, camping supplies, and so much more for the whole camping experience.
Ultimate Outdoors Apparel
No one wants to be caught unprepared for the weather. Often when we camp, the temps can drop really quickly as soon as the sun goes down. Or a sudden downpour creeps up out of nowhere. These items will help keep you warm and dry.
Men’s thermal jacket: Patagonia is known for it’s high quality and this jacket is no exception. Designed for warmth and maximum breathability while moving in cold weather.
Women’s quilted jacket: This Patagonia jacket is quilted and warm, water repellent and insulated to keep you toasty on those brisk days.
Baby snowpile jacket: Patagonia has the little ones covered too. This jacket is waterproof, breathable and seam-sealed to keep cold and wet out.
For the Dogs
Dog bed: The pups deserve to be comfortable on their travels too! This calming pet bed is machine washable and made with pet-safe materials.
Collapsible dog bowl: If your furry friend loves a hike as much as you do, this bowl is a must. Pop it open anywhere and fill with food or water.
We hope this is enough to get you started on your Black Friday shopping for campers! Check back often as we’ll continue to add items that we think will make your next camping trip the best one yet.