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31 Of The Best Gifts For RV Owners That Will Make Them Happy Campers

Updated on October 18, 2021 Updated on Oct 18, 2021
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    Rving is a way of life, and rvers are a special breed. Hitting the open road, touring national parks! Whether they’re in n RV, a camper, a motorhome, or a travel trailer, we have 31 of the best gifts for RV owners that will make them happy campers.

  1. Instant Pot
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    The best gifts for RV owners are practical gifts. An Instant Pot is such a gift because it does so many things; it’s a pressure cooker, a slow cooker, a rice cooker, a steamer, a sterilizer, a yogurt maker, and you can saute in it. This will become their favorite kitchen gadget! It also won’t heat RV campers how an oven or even stovetop would, which is great for your loved one who travels during the summer or to hot climates. This stainless steel Instant Pot is six quarts that can hold enough food for about six people. 

  3. Collapsible Measuring Cups and Spoons
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    You’ll see a theme on this gift list for RV owners; space-saving items. Even huge RVs don’t have as much space as most homeowners or apartment dwellers are used to, so every inch counts. These measuring cups collapse down, and the measuring spoons are stackable, so they take up very little room in an RV kitchen! The set is made of silicone. 

    Cell Phone Signal Booster

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    Certainly, part of RV camping appeal is to get away from it all, but we live in a world that is heavily dependent on cell phones and the internet. As nice as it can be to be out of reach of colleagues (and some family members!), it isn’t always practical or even safe. This cell phone signal booster can give you 74% further range from all cell, and wireless networks in the U.S. is 5G ready and can extend battery life by as much as two hours because it provides stronger service that uses less battery power. 

  5. Roadside Emergency Kit
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    Most RV travelers will enjoy many, many incident-free road trips, but it’s always best to be prepared for anything, especially when you may find yourself in remote locations. This kit has 110 resources you’d find in both a first aid kit and an auto-emergency kit. Some of the items include a 64-piece first aid kit, jumper cables, a tow strap, and an emergency blanket. Give you and your RV enthusiast peace of mind. 

  7. Propane Fire Pit
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    One of the best parts of camping is sitting around a fire pit. Some RV parks don’t allow open fires, but a propane fire pit is allowable because it doesn’t emit embers or sparks. The flames in this fire pit are adjustable and come up from lava rocks which flicker like a real campfire. The fire pit weighs about 20 pounds, so it’s easily portable. 

  9. Camco Outdoor Patio Mat
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    This outdoor mat is another of the practical camping gifts because the mat has so many uses; it can be a giant doormat to keep dirt and dust out of the RV, as a picnic or beach mat, or even as a waterproof window covering if a window were to be broken while on the road. The mat measures 6 x 9, is light-weight, resistant to mildew, and UV-coated to prevent fading. 

  11. Doormat
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    Look how cute! This doormat is suitable for indoors or out and makes a great accessory for their RV or their home to bring a bit of that RV life to their regular life. The mat is made of 100% coconut coir fiber, a natural fiber with stiff bristles that are great at scraping mud and dirt from shoes. The fibers can also absorb water. The mat measures 18 x 30 inches. 

  13. Awning and Sun Shade
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    Make their favorite RV feel even more like home with this awning and sunshade; it’s basically a portable porch! Not only does the awning provide shade, the material blocks about 86% of UV rays, so you’re protected from the sun. It’s easy to install and remove, lightweight, and comes with a storage bag. The listing provides detailed instructions on how to determine the correct size for your RV. 

  15. Collapsable Hammock
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    What’s more relaxing than RV camping? Relaxing in a hammock! The steel frame is collapsible, and the hammock includes a carrying bag, so it’s easy to transport. It has a pillow, mesh shelf, and a removable canopy. It’s easy to set up and take down, it can be used inside or out, doesn’t require assembly, and holds up to 250 pounds. 

  17. Folding Rocking Chair
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    This rocking chair folds down flat so it won’t take up much room. It has a mesh backrest, padded arms, and a built-in cup holder. The sturdy steel frame can hold up to 250 pounds. The chair is available in two colors and weighs just 12 pounds. 

  19. Coffee Maker
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    RV accessories need to be small and compact, and this Keurig K-Mini Coffee Maker takes up hardly any storage space without sacrificing a good cup of coffee. It can make six to 12-ounce cups of coffee and store up to 9k cup pods under the brewer, saving even more space! It can accommodate mugs up to seven inches tall. 

  21. Yeti Tumbler
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    This Yeti tumbler is a perfect gift for RV travel because it keeps drinks at temperature for many hours and can really take a beating. Made of kitchen-grade stainless steel, the tumbler is puncture and rust-resistant. It’s BPA-free, dishwasher safe, and holds 30 ounces. 

  23. Mug
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    This coffee mug is a great gift idea for someone who isn’t yet a full-time rver and misses those road trips. It will bring back memories of the open road even if they’re stuck at home. Made of ceramic, the mug is microwave and dishwasher safe and holds 16 ounces. 

  25. Insulated Wine Glasses
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    A nice glass of wine under the stars! Ordinary, glass, stemmed wine glasses aren’t convenient for RV living; they’re too easy to break and tip over, so these stemless, stainless steel wine glasses are a great gift. They have the bonus of being insulated to keep their white or sparkling wines chilled. The set of four wine glasses make a great stocking stuffer. Each glass holds 12 ounces. 

  27. Road Food 
  28. Part of the beauty of travel is eating at local places that you don’t have where you’re from. It’s a crime to eat at a chain when there is a mom-and-pop place nearby! But how do you find those places? This book! Road Food has been the road trip foodie’s handbook since 1977. This is the 10th edition with over 1,000 listings for the best small restaurants off the beaten path. 

  29. The Campout Cookbook
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    No matter how good the restaurants you eat in, doing it for three meals a day gets tiresome, not to mention expensive. So this cookbook will give you plenty of recipes you can make over a campfire. The book contains over 75 recipes for everything from grilling various meats to skillet pizza to fancy S’mores to cocktails for those cozy nights around the campfire. 

  31. National Geographic Complete National Parks  
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    The National Parks system in the USA is much bigger than the well-known names like Yosemite and Yellow Stone, and this guide by National Geographic covers them all! The guide covers more than 400 parks, monuments, battlefields, historic sites, and more. It includes maps, historical information, and the best activities at each location.

  33. State Sticker Map
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    This is a fun state to tick off each state on your list as you visit them. Each state sticker is an image of a famous landmark in that state, and you can adhere the sticker to the map for each state you visit. There is a Canadian version too. The map measures 19 x 13 inches. This is a fun Christmas gift for RV lovers.

  35. Portable Vacuum
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    A vacuum may not be the first thing that springs to mind when you’re thinking of RV gift ideas, but road dust and dirt are real! This vacuum only weighs 2.4 pounds, but it can handle a lot. It cleans both wet and dry messes, has three different nozzles, a filter cleaning brush, an extra HEPA filter, and a carrying bag. It has a 16-foot long power cord and connects to a 12V lighter port. 

  37. Step Stool
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    RVs utilize every inch of space possible for storage, so that often means high shelves and cupboards. This little step stool also utilizes space well because it folds down flat when not in use and is thin enough to store in a cupboard. It’s 12.8 inches high. 

  39. Folding Picnic Table
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    Food tastes better when it’s eaten outdoors. This folding picnic table with four seats is great for RV life. The table can support up to 66 pounds, and each seat holds up to 352 pounds. The table measures 33.6 x 25.7 x 25.5 and folds into a suitcase shape with a handle for easy carrying. The frame is aluminum, and the seats and tabletop are made of heavy-duty plastic. 

  41. Dish Towels
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    I love tea towels, I have a whole collection of them, and these are some of the cutest I’ve seen. Made of 100% pre-shrunk cotton, the set of three towels measure 18 x 28 inches each and have a hanging loop so they can be hung up to dry quickly. 

  43. Magnetic Spice Jars
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    These spice jars are another great way to save space in an RV kitchen, and the jars can be arranged in a pretty pattern. The jars are made of glass, and the metal lids contain a strong magnet so they can be stuck to the fridge. There are 15 jars, and each holds 1.75 ounces. 

  45. String Lights
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    This fun string of lights is tiny travel trailers! The strand is eight feet long and contains ten lights. The lights can be used indoors or outdoors, and the set comes with two extra bulbs and a spare fuse. 

  47. Solar Tiki Torches
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    These solar tiki torches are a great way to light up a campsite. They’re weather-proof and don’t require wires, just connect the stake and stick them in the ground. The torches have rechargeable batteries and, once fully charged, will last up to ten hours in the summer and five in the winter. They take about eight hours to charge and will turn on and off at dusk and dawn automatically. The torches are 42.5 inches tall. 

  49. Solar Lantern
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    The tiki torches are neat, but not everyone’s taste, and not everyone will have room for them. In either case, this solar lantern is a great alternative. With 65 lumens, it can last as long as 24 hours on a single charge which takes about seven hours. The lantern is lightweight, waterproof, and collapsable so that it’s just 1.5 inches high when being stores, and it weighs just 4,4 ounces. 

  51. Christmas Ornament
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    This ornament is a great Christmas gift for RV owners or anyone who appreciates retro things. It’s based on the classic Airstream travel trailers. The ornament is made of hand-blown molten glass and is hand-painted and glittered. 

  53. Door Hanging Organizer
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    This organizer hangs on the inside of a door, so it gives you additional storage space. I have this organizer, and I use it for shoes, but it can store anything, cleaning products, bathroom products, glasses, silverware. Whatever you need to store! It has 24 pockets, and the hooks don’t interfere with the closet door closing. 

  55. Electric Blanket
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    Trying to sleep when you’re cold is the worst, and some RVs aren’t really well insulated. The blanket is machine washable and dryer safe. It plugs into any 12V, 8A, or 45W RV, car, or truck cigarette lighter. The blanket measures 40 x 55 inches, and the cord is six feet long. The blanket is also a great gift for truck drivers.

  57. Headlamps
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    These headlamps are great in case you have to leave the RV in the night for some reason, and you’re in the middle of nowhere with no street or ambient lights or for running, biking, hiking, or dog walking at night. The lamps have a rechargeable battery, and a full charge gives you four to ten hours of light. 

  59. Fire Extinguisher Spray
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    Do you know how to use a fire extinguisher? Me either. Sure we could learn, but in an emergency, would we remember? These fire extinguishers are easy to use. They’re just like using an aerosol can like hair spray or room spray. Each can give you 32 seconds of firefighting time, extinguishes paper, fabric, wood, grease, and electrical fires. The spray is non-toxic, biodegradable, and wipes clean. These are great for RV life but make a great, practical housewarming gift too. 

  61. RV Toilet Tissue
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    This is not a gag gift! There really is special toilet paper that is best for RVs. This toilet paper is made to dissolve quickly, so it’s easier on an RV’s bathroom system. The rolls are two-ply, with 500 sheets per roll, there are eight rolls, and the paper is biodegradable.