GoCampingAmerica.com | Posted December
2nd, 2016


Great Gifts for


Happy Camper Blog



Still stumped
on what to give your favorite campers for the holidays? Here are a few
suggestions for gadgets and gear they’ll love:

OxyLED Super Bright 800 Lumens Flashlight | FIND

Who couldn’t use an extra flashlight at the campground? This one is packed
with great features. It’s made of an aircraft-grade aluminum alloy, it’s
water resistant, and it has five light modes: three brightness levels, a
strobe and an SOS function. And its long-lasting LED has a projected lifespan
of more than 50,000 hours! This flashlight comes in a bundle priced at about
$25 that includes a rechargeable battery, charger and charger

Advanced Elements 5-Gallon (Solar) Summer
  Solar Shower

Encouraging kids to take a shower with water heated by the sun is great
way to teach them about sustainability and give them a little science lesson
at the same time!  Priced at about $30, the Advanced Elements
5-gallon Summer Shower features 4-ply construction with reflector and
insulator panels, an extra-large filling valve, side pocket for soap and
shampoo, a water temperature gauge and Velcro straps to hold wash

FireStix Marshmallow Roasting

What could be better than a great set of roasting sticks for making
s’mores and hot dogs? How about a set that telescopes from a generous 34”
down to a very packable 10”? Plus, each stick in this six-stick set has a
different colored handle so the kids can easily tell which one is theirs.
Priced at less than $15, the set comes packed in a heat-resistant canvas
pouch and includes 20 wooden skewers, too.

Coleman Road Trip Propane Portable Grill

This portable grill seems to have everything you would need for barbecuing
success at the campground. It folds down to a compact size for transporting,
sets up quickly and features InstaStart technology for matchless lighting. It
also includes two cast iron, porcelain-coated grill grates, and additional
accessories, such as an extra grill or griddle or a wheeled carrying case are
sold separately. Prices start at around $120.

Trekk Solar Camping Lantern with Waterproof
 Solar Lantern

Priced at about $20, this little green LED lantern packs in a lot of
features. It’s solar powered, but it can also be charged with the included
USB charger.  It offers a choice of three light settings, low, high
and flashing, and it’s collapsible for easy packing and storage. This
multi-function lantern can also serve as a 24.9 ounce water bottle that you
can also use to store your cell phone, keys or other valuables that you need
to keep dry. The carrying handle is detachable, which makes it easy to hang
the lantern wherever you need it.


Just when you thought that Leatherman multi-tools couldn’t get any cooler
or more practical, along comes the Tread. It’s a stainless steel bracelet
that includes 29 handy tools. This versatile bracelet can be adjusted to fit
different wrist sizes and includes a variety of screwdrivers, hex drives, box
wrenches, a carbide glass breaker, a cutting hook, bottle opener and more.
The retail price is $185. A separate company called ChronoLinks even sells an
adapter that converts the Leatherman Tread into a watch band.

Coghlans Cooler Light |
FIND IT Cooler Light

If you’re looking for a practical stocking stuffer, consider a Coghlans
Cooler Light. Priced at less than $10, this handy little gadget attaches to
the inside of the top of your cooler and works like the light inside your
fridge. When you open the cooler – voila! – you have light! And this
battery-operated light turns off as soon as you close the