When you know someone has very little space and just seems to be that camper who has everything, finding a gift might seem like a challenge. We’re here with the answer. We found over 60 of the best gifts for RV owners that you know they will love. Giving one of these gifts for motorhomes will make you look like the smartest gift giver ever to your camper! As a family who loves to camp, we are always on the look out for ways to make life easier and you know what? Those items make the best gifts for campers.
To make your search for the perfect gift for your RV owners, we have split this list into categories we know your camper will really appreciate.
RV Kitchen Gifts that make camping easier. No camper wants to spend a lot of time in the kitchen. They want to get outdoors and be part of the action! So anything you can do to streamline kitchen time will be super appreciated.
Coffee Time is one of the most valued parts of the day when you are camping. It’s a time to relax and indulge. For the best idea for RV Gifts, think coffee and your camper will be happy.
Camping Gadgets and Tools for the little bit of geek in all of us that make life in camp easier.
Safety is top priority when camping. Who wants to ruin a weekend with a trip to the ER? Here are gifts to help your camper keep everyone on the road.
Solar and Energy saving gifts are loved by campers who like to get away from it all!
Gifts for Entertaining while camping just keep giving and giving. They pull family and friends together.
A really cool and comfy outdoor area is a camping gift that will be loved. Here are things to turn that campsite into paradise.
Camping Journals and Diaries are perfect for someone who likes to reflect or track their travels. We found some of the coolest ones that your camper will love to receive as a gift.
Just use the table of contents to jump ahead to any of these categories!
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What Makes a Perfect Present for RV Owners?
Give the gift of space. Any item that is more compact than what is currently in use is a perfect gift. That probably goes without saying as we all know space comes at a premium when you are on the road in your RV. The easier it is to store, the more valuable the gift.
Gifts that are super-functional and time savers are valued by campers. They are on vacation and want to get back to it as quick as possible.
Presents that make RV living a bit more fun will always go over big. That’s what the RV lifestyle is all about right!
And the most important gift for RV owners are those that show how much you value their safety.
We’ve included everything from stocking stuffers for campers, to tools and appliances that every camper dreams about owning. And then we threw in a few basic items that we know they will use everyday with gratitude for your thoughtfulness. To make it easy for you to get your shopping done, we included links to where you can purchase these awesome gifts. In many cases these links are affiliate links which means if you make a purchase we could earn a small commission.
11 Kitchen Made Easy Gifts for Motorhomes
The heart of any RV is the kitchen. But as we all know, space is at a premium. Any unique items that can save a lot of space and have multiple uses is the best gift for RV owners. Here are a few motorhome gifts your camper is going to love. Maybe they will invite you over for dinner to show how much they appreciate your effort!
The Ninja Max is an Air Fryer that Cooks, Crisps, Roasts, Broils, Bakes, Reheats and Dehydrates. In one small space on your camper countertop, it does everything! It gives hotter, faster, crispier results that makes it one of the best gifts for RV Owners! Dinner and deserts were never faster or more delicious.
These are the coolest space saving pots and pans ever. The handles pop right off so the pans can easily nest inside each other. That save so much space in small RV cabinets taking up less than 1/2 cubic foot. That’s smaller than a shoe box!. Magma’s Stainless Steel Pans are meant to last a lifetime so you have a gift that just keeps giving.
No RV should be without these food containers. You can freeze, store, microwave and bake right in the same container. And best of all, they collapse to less than 1/2 of their original size for easy storage. The Collapse-it Sampler Set contains 4 bowls ranging from 1 to 6 cup. The medical grade silicon resists stains and odors, making it super easy to clean. More shapes and sizes are also available.
Aren’t these adorable! Every inch in a Mobile Home’s drawers count and these Collapsible Measuring Cups and Spoons do their part to save space. BPA free and dishwasher safe, every cook will love having these tools handy.
This cute wash tub collapses to the size of a 3 ring notebook for storage. The list of uses is endless when RV camping. Obviously it’s great for washing dishes, but how about gathering up toys, washing laundry, outside the front door to rinse sand off your feet, filled with ice and cold beverages, bathing your dog, and so many more.
We love our Magic Bullet for it’s quick powerful blending in a small space. (Margaritas anyone?). So I was so excited to see the food processer features added to the Magic Bullet Kitchen Express. Chopping, Slicing and Shredding easily at your fingertips without a lot of mess or space required. This could be the best gift for your RV owner!
No more problems getting into the top cabinets or the overhead storage areas with this Super Strong 12inch Folding Step Stool. It’s easy to pop open with one hand, and flattens to less then 2 inches for easy stowing in a closet. I love it so much I just ordered one from my home kitchen!
Campers never have enough Kitchen Dishtowels. So why not treat your campers with a gift of fun towels for the RV kitchen. We found some that will really capture the personality of your camper:
9 Gifts of Morning Coffee to Start an Amazing Day
There’s nothing quite like stepping out of your RV in the morning and watching the sun rise over the mountains or ocean (choose your view here) with a great cup of coffee. It’s the perfect way for campers to start their day. So giving a gift of amazing coffee to your camper is a true gift of love.
The Minipresso Portable Espresso Machine is designed for small spaces. It is compact, under .8 lbs, so it will easily tuck into a drawer in an RV kitchen. And it’s super easy to use. Just had coffee and hot water and you have an Amazing morning cup to get your camper started.
We love the compact shape of the single serving Keurig K-Mini Coffee Maker. It is only 5 inches wide so won’t take up much room on the limited RV counter space. With that small size you don’t loose any of the features we love about Keurig, especially that it still let’s you choose your cup size from 6 to 12oz.
Do you love the simplicity of French Press Coffee in the morning? This portable Travel Coffee Press from ESPRO is superlight and compact. Coffee stays hot for hours in the double wall stainless steel container so you can keep sipping as you travel down the road.
Your traveler will love testing 16 gourmet coffees from the world’s top microlots. Orgins of Bean Box’ Around the World Tour include amazing coffees from Ethiopia, Kenya, Indonesia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Colombia, Panama, Brazil, and Kona. Your choice of ground or beans are available. The packages are the perfect size to pack just a few for each camping trip to turn mornings into a special event.
8 Gadgets and Tools That Make The Best Gifts for RV owners
When spending time on the road in their RV, campers tend to make due when it comes to getting the job done. They can get pretty creative! What if you could give a motorhome gift that made the job easier plus saved time and space. Check out these gift ideas for campers.
I’ve seen some pretty scary moves when RV owners need to get on top of their mobile home. From hanging lights to clearing out the fan vent, it seems there is always a need to hop up top. This 12.5 foot telescoping Extension Ladder folds down to about 2 1/2 feet for storage, yet is sturdy enough to hold over 300 pounds. So easy to tuck into the storage area and have handy.
When you are traveling, you can’t help but want to see the wildlife a little closer or follow the line of mountains to the glacier edge. A compact pair of Binoculars like these Celestron Nature Binoculars fit right in the glove box and are ready to use when nature calls. Not only are these small in size, they have high quality lenses to ensure clear views. Need more info on how to select binoculars? Check out our complete buying guide to the best binoculars.
Here’s one place you won’t need that ladder, the DucaPole Extension Polestretches out to 12 feet to clean those hard to reach RV windows. The combination of squeegee and window scrubber will leave the RV windows bug and streak free without ever climbing a ladder.
Seems like there is always something coming loose or needing to be secured when you are camping in your Motor Home. This Cartman Bungee Cord Assortment of 24 pieces, with sizes ranging from 10 to 40 inches will be much appreciated by your favorite camper. We also love keeping on hand an assortment of ratchet straps like these. I especially love the ones that come with an organization box or bag to keep those straps all in one place.
5 RV Camping Gifts To Be Prepared… Safety First
When your home is on wheels, you can be certain there will be little emergencies along the way. Give the gift of preparedness to your RV owner and they will be so grateful when the time to use comes around.
There’s nothing scarier than a night time roadside breakdown with vehicles flying past you at high speed while you try to repair your RV. This set up battery operated LED Emergency Road Flares are exactly what you need. With 3 different lighting options your sure to be seen by other drivers. They pack away in a sturdy case so they are always ready to use.
You just never know what you’ll need when an emergency hits. What we love about this 112 piece roadside emergency kit(other than it has everything we can imagine needing) is that it comes in a compact duffle bag which is easy to stow. You’ll know exactly where everything is when you need it.
What a great stocking stuffer for everyone who is living on the road! The Foxelli Headlamp Flashlight is extremely bright. And the price is so perfect that you can give one to the whole family. Believe me, you never have enough headlamps when you are traveling. For more great headlamps, check out our buying guide to the best headlamps for camping and hiking.
With the bracket and strap specifically designed to meet the demanding needs of travel the First Alert RV Fire Extinguisher is a wonderful present for RVers. It’s a gift that you hope they never use, but enjoy the peace of mind.
This is the coolest lamp for evenings around camp. The MPOWERD Luci solar light flattens to about the size of a coffee coaster. It inflates with a quick breath to create a cute light globe that emits 65 powerful lumens. Powered by sunlight, a 7 hour charge gives you 12 hours of light. You might think about adding one of these to your own emergency kit also!
So while we are on Solar, check out this cool gift for outdoor people. The Goal Zero combination torch and flashlight can be completely recharges with the built in solar panel. Plus it has USB charger ports so you can recharge your phone right off the flashlight. How cool is that. In the video below you can see exactly how versitile it is.
So many uses for the awesome Geek Aire Rechargeable Battery Operated Fan. Hot nights in campgrounds that don’t allow generators and keeping flys at bay while enjoying your “patio” area are only a few. This fan can run up to 20 hours on one charge.
And did we mention waterproof? Because no one ever forgot to bring stuff in overnight when camping, right! This compact bluetooth speakeris perfect for camping. You get 15 hours of playtime off of one charge, and the sound is amazing.
So perfect for a grilling party! The Cuisinart Petite Gourmet Grill is only 17 pounds and the legs fold up flat against it. Then pop the legs out to full length and you are ready to start cooking. What a perfect gift for your RV owner who likes to grill out.
Available in Stainless Steel, Silicone and Clear Tritan, unbreakable wine glassespaired with a lovely bottle of wine are perfect for a relaxing evening around the campfirs. We’ve selected several styles of Unbreakable Wine Glasses that we know any wine lover will absolutely enjoy!
This here’s an RV favorite! National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation is without a doubt one of those movies you can see over and over and still laugh histerically. Your Motor Home family will love having a copy tucked away for a rainy night movie.
Welcome your guests with this adorable natural coir fiber door mat. They will feel right at home and you’ll keep all that dirt out of your camper!
10 Gifts that Make the Great Outdoors The Family Room
When you are camping in an RV, the world becomes your home. So what could be better than turning all that outdoor space into a comfy “family room”. We pulled some items that make the perfect gift for families who love to relax outside.
Seriously, where are you going to set your drink? We love these easy to assemble camping tables from Trekology that come in a compact storage bag. In about 30 seconds you are ready to relax with your margaritas. The tables come in 3 sizes and in your choice of blue or traditional brown. Check out the video below to see how easy they are to pop together. You can also check out our full review of camping side tables.
RV Owners usually have a couple of super comfortable lounge chairs ready for their home on wheels. But finding space to store extra seats becomes a challenge. We use these Trekology Camping Chairsevery time we car camp as our primary chairs so we know they would make great extra chairs for any RV. It’s crazy but they seriously pack up in a bag smaller than a 2-liter soda bottle. We did a full review of compact camping chairs here.
And talking about super comfy lounge chairs, theseZero Gravity Folding Reclinersare just the ticket for a gift for campers. They fold up flat and easily stow in RV storage space. I’m pretty sure your find your camper napping in this chair on a sunny afternoon.
RV Campers like to use a gorgeous outdoor carpet to create a patio area outside their camper. Not only does it look great and welcoming, it also reducing the trekking of sand and dirt into the camper. We’ve picked out several that would make an amazing gift. All of these are 18 feet long and come with a compact carrying case for easy storage. They are mildew resistant and easy to clean.
Start with these awesome telscoping s’more sticks and just add a bag of marshmallows, chocolate and graham crackers. These sticks expand from 12 inches to 32 inches so you can roast hotdogs or marshmallows safely. Super easy to clean up too!
Now the party has started! This 4 pack of LED, solar powered Tiki Lights not only look great they are super functional when getting around your campsite at night. This is one of the best fun gifts for campers.
What a perfect gift to send your friends off on a road trip. They can fly this personalized welcome flag outside their RV and make new friends. Fitting a standard garden flag stand, it’s ready to declare they are “home” where ever they land.
3 Amazing RV Diaries and Journals
I don’t know how many times we’ve driven out of a campground and said “remember, next time get a site in loop A where the view is amazing.” and then we forget. It’s that easy to forget the details of your road trips. Using a diary or journal helps keep track of those details that trigger the most amazing memories. Here are a few specially designed for RV travelers.
The Ultimate RV Logbook is a great way to keep notes about campgrounds you have visited. Many campers go back to their favorites year after year. And there is no way you can remember everything. Especially remembering the best and worse sites? It’s fun to pull out and share advice with fellow campers.
Complete with helpful writing prompts, RV There Yet? Road Trip Journalis a great way to keep notes on your travels. In addition to capturing information about your campgrounds, keep notes on the road trip itself. The prompts make it quick and easy.
Whew… that is quite a list, I’m quite confident that your RV enthusiast will be thrilled with any of these gifts. There is some pretty cool stuff here!
Gift Ideas for Items every RV Owner Needs:
Safety/First Aid Kits
Road Side Emergency Pack
A Good Ladder
Gift Ideas to buy a new RV Owner:
Space Saving Equipment
Guide Books and Journals
Straps and Bungee Cords
Road Side Emergency Pack
If you’ve been struggling to find the perfect gift for your RV owner, your loving friend or family member, we hope this list has provided some inspiration. Whether they’re a seasoned camping veteran who spends their summers in the great outdoors or someone just getting started with adventure travel in an RV, there is something here that will suit them and make them happy! We wish you luck finding the best present ever for your RV lover!
This post was originally published on October 31, 2020. It has been updated for 2021 to ensure the best selection for your RV gift ideas!