30 Camping Must-Haves for Your Next Outdoor Adventure

You don’t have to rough it to experience nature at its finest.

Nocs Provisions Binoculars

Whether you’re a seasoned backpacker, a casual car camper, or a glamper who appreciates all the comforts of home, the call of the wild is strong this time of year. Gear up for adventure with our top camping essentials (and a few other fun goodies) that will amp up any summer getaway.

L.L.Bean Mountain Classic Camp Blanket

Whether at camp, the family room, the big game or a campsite, stay warm and cozy with this lightweight camp blanket. Inspired by our Mountain Classic Anorak, this comfortable blanket is the perfect lightweight companion on every trip.

Stoic Driftwood 2 Tent

Get away from the hustle and bustle of life in the city, whether it's you and your best friend, you and your best furry, four-legged friend, or just you and your thoughts. We recommend setting up the Driftwood 2 Tent by a babbling brook, or perhaps on red desert rocks overlooking a stunning view. Since it only weighs 5.7 pounds, you're more than welcome to hike as far away from civilization as you can get, and once there it's intuitive clip-in setup will have you chilling by the campfire in no time. Thanks to its hubbed pole structure, the interior feels surprisingly spacious for a backpacking tent.

YETI Hondo Base Camp Chair

Frustrated by flimsy chairs with fabric that tears and frames that break, we created the most durable and comfortable piece of outdoor furniture on the market. Hondo is built to last season after season and keep sitters supported ‘til the fire dies or the stories run out – whichever comes first. Welcome to Base Camp. Photo Courtesy of YETI

Uberleben Original Kuksa Mug

Handcarved from natural hardwood, the elegant craftsmanship of the Uberleben Original Kuksa 8 oz. mug connects you even more to nature as an essential camp cup for fresh brew or cool spring water.

Hillsound Equipment BTR Camping Stool

A compact, packable camp stool that’s far, far better than a rock. After mastering the crampon game, Hillsound Equipment set out to make other aspects of outdoor exploration safer and more accessible—starting with an ultra lightweight, perfectly packable stool. The BTR Camping Stool holds up to 240 pounds on its comfortable tripod frame but folds up small enough to fit in the water bottle pocket of your backpack. BTR stands for better than a rock, and we can’t think of a more aptly named piece of equipment.

YETI Tundra Wheeled Cooler

The first-ever YETI cooler on wheels is the answer to taking Tundra's legendary toughness and unmatched insulation power the extra mile. And nothing was sacrificed in the making of this cold-holding powerhouse, ensuring the Haul lives up to the Tundra name. The Tundra Haul is now the toughest cooler on two wheels.

Nocs Standard Issue 8x25 Waterproof Binoculars

Compact enough to be at the ready in your glove compartment or on your window ledge, these rugged binoculars are also waterproof and fogproof. Featuring superior optics and 8x magnification, the binoculars are designed with twist-out eye cups, so you can hold your smartphone up to the lens and get some great shots.

Rab Outpost 500 Down Sleeping Bag

Rugged, high-performance sleeping bags filled with responsible down. Cutting edge rock climbers put their gear through some of the most rugged conditions you can find on Earth—backpacking into Patagonian backcountry, expeditions to new routes in the Andes Mountains, seasons full of sleeping in secret bivy spots. So when a company makes gear that’s for climbers and by climbers, you know it’s going to last. Neutrino sleeping bags are engineered to be lightweight and minimalist, but get the job done without compromising on your comfort. There’s no other bag we’d rather crawl into when the firelight dies down and it’s time to hit the hay.

Nemo Equipment Stargaze Luxury Recliner

La-Z-Boy luxury at a fraction of the size. Nemo’s design process is guided by a single statement: "Never bring anything to market that isn’t significantly better than what’s already available." Simple on its face, but that’s the mantra that keeps their range of camping and outdoor goods fresh, innovative, and downright useful. They’re the kind of things that are packed with those little elements that make things better by degrees, like a built-in foot pump for a sleeping pad or a perfectly positioned piece of memory foam on a travel pillow—small details that add up to a better experience when you’re in the great outdoors. The Stargaze Luxury Recliner brings all the familiar comfort of your favorite recliner in a sturdy construction that quickly packs away in it’s travel case. Toss it in your car, hit the road, and enjoy the indoor-quality comfort in the great outdoors.

Everdure CUBE Portable Charcoal Grill

BBQ is a total go. Close your eyes and imagine firing up the coals out on the beach...or snacking on barbecue chicken right on your campsite. Then, open them—and take in this portable charcoal grill. It does all that and more, thanks to its very-smart design.

Stanley Classic Stay Hot French Press - 48 Oz

Listen up coffee lovers: you can now enjoy a steaming hot cup of liquid goodness four hours after you made it with the Classic Stay Hot French Press from Stanley. With double-wall vacuum insulation to maintain cold or hot temperatures throughout the day, you can pour an equally hot beverage 10 minutes or three hours after brewing. Interested in cold brew? Let the coffee linger longer and add ice—doing so will increase the time cold to 24 hours. What's even better is that the integrated french press means you can brew and pour the coffee from one vessel for fewer dishes to clean at the camp kitchen.

Pendleton Roll-Up Blanket

Ready for adventure, this wipe-clean, nylon-backed blanket has a functional roll-up design and convenient carrying handle. Plaids are woven in our American mills.

Nemo Equipment Aurora 2P Footprint Entry Level Tent

A backpacking tent with impressive internal volume and two vestibules. In their 18-year history, Nemo Equipment’s outdoor wares have been called the best by the likes of Time, Men’s Journal, Popular Science, and Backpacker. We wholeheartedly agree with the assessments. As committed to undertaking adventure as they are to bringing explosive innovation to backpacking and camping, Nemo Equipment continues to break new ground in the outdoor market, giving you a lighter, faster, and more comfortable experience on the trail and at basecamp. Like some sort of optical illusion, the Aurora backpacking tent looks bigger on the inside than it does on the outside. With two doors and two vestibules, it’s a spacious habitat for you, your plus-one, and all your gear.

BioLite HeadLamp 330

Experience top-tier performance with a fit unlike any headlamp you’ve experienced thanks to our proprietary 3D SlimFit Construction. With a front profile of only 9mm and weighing only 69g, the headlamp sits flush on the forehead without worry of bounce or slippage. Moisture-wicking fabric keeps you cool and dry for any activity and the rechargeable battery means you can leave the alkalines behind.

Luno Air Mattress 2.0

The Luno Air Mattress conveniently converts the back of your SUV into a comfortable camping bed. It’s available for over 1,800 vehicles, including the Subaru Crosstrek, Forester and Outback, as well as the Toyota RAV4, Jeep Wrangler and more. This car camping essential is ideal for overlanding and camping trips.

Yellow Leaf Big Sur Hammock

Take in towering cliffs or beachside tide pools in comfort. The sand and the sun-bleached cliffs of the California coastline are captured in the khaki weave of the Big Sur Hammock. This one is for relaxing in maximum comfort, and even for sharing with a friend. Great for a trip to the beach, lounging around the campsite or just relaxing in the back yard with a good book.

Primus Campfire Chef's Knife

Do some great cooking in the great outdoors with this newest camping essential: a chef's knife with a rugged oak handle and a flexible stainless steel blade.

Crow Canyon Home Vintage 12oz Mug

These classic enamel mugs have a smooth white surface and are great for daily use, indoors or outside for picnics, barbecues and camping. A traditional vessel with a modern design, our mug is perfect for coffee, a hot toddy, or your potion of choice. The durable enamel coating ensures your beverage tastes pure and free of unwanted flavors.

Skeem Design Citronella Verbena Outdoor Body Spray

This FDA-proven bug repellent works by masking the odors that attract biting insects. With all-natural citronella oil and a fresh verbena scent.

REI Co-op Outward Day Shelter

West Elm partnered with outdoor gear specialist REI on a line of products to make your adventures more comfortable. This folds down to a compact size so you can easily take it wherever you go.

REI Co-op Outward Shade Shelter

It's a cabana you can carry. The REI Co-op Outward Shade Shelter has unique A-frame design that's optimized for shade in a compact size. It sets up like a tent for easy beach or park days.

Jetboil Flash Stove

Click on the Jetboil Flash Stove's easy-to-use ignition and hum a show tune—by the time you hit the second chorus (a hundred seconds), you'll have steaming hot delight. Unlike classic camp stoves, this self-contained unit eliminates the issues of an open burner and takes the guesswork out of a quick meal. Finish your food, pack the fuel canister inside the insulated mug, and stow the whole lightweight kit away in compact style.

Snow Peak Ti Single 450 Colored Cup

The Ti-Single Colored Mug is made of brightly anodized titanium. Designed for everyday use and backcountry excursions, the Ti-Single Mug can be placed directly over a heat source for cooking or warming. The mug features foldable handles for compact storage and is durable enough for a lifetime of use. Please note: the anodized color may fade with time. Pair the Ti-Single Colored Mug with the GigaPower Stove Manual or Titanium Spork.

Osprey Kyte 46 Pack

Exploring the sandstone canyons of the desert, thwacking through routes filled with pokey brush and trees, or clearing wilderness trails with Pulaski ax in hand—this is what the women’s-specific Kyte 46 was made for. Built with durable fabrics for demanding outdoor conditions and activities, the Kyte has all the features you need to enjoy the experience and get the job done. The integrated raincover deploys quickly to keep your gear dry, the rear stretch mesh shove-it pocket stores small items like a jacket for quick access, and Stow-on-the-Go trekking pole attachment makes it easy to free your hands without stopping to take your pack off. Like all of our packs, it also includes unparalleled fit and comfort. Built with sturdy nylon fabrics, and built to withstand whatever the backcountry throws at it.

Rumpl Puffy Outdoor Blanket

Fluff the magic blanket. If you’re ever looking for this very-clever blanket, just look at the intersection of "duvet" and "sleeping bag." A happy medium between the two, the original outdoor Puffy is packable, portable, and warm as all get-out. With a ripstop shell and insulation made from 100% recycled materials (no down here!), it’s here in a bevvy of good looking colors for every adventure. Plus, you can get cozy knowing that you’re doing something good for the planet, too.

Primus Tupike 2-Burner Camping Stove

This double-burner stove lightweight and compact enough to bring to the campground and with the capacity to feed large groups is a camp chef's dream come true.

Primus Litech Lightweight Camp Cookware

Dinner is served. Emphasis on lightweight, this outdoor cookware is meant to be easily portable, super efficient, and a cinch to clean up. These camping heroes are crafted from high-quality, hard anodized aluminum and have a nonstick ceramic coating on the interior—the result is quick-heating, quick cleaning wonders that can boil pasta water or pan fry a fish filet, no prob. You have a choice of: Frying Pan: With approx. 8" of surface area, the frying pan fits easily on a camp stove burner. Its silicone handle is foldable for easy storage and stays cool to the touch. 1.3L Pot Set: A 2-pot set that heats up quickly, thanks to an integrated heat exchanger on the bottom that increases its efficiency by 50% (compared to traditional pans). Meaning: your water boils faster than ever with less fuel. Smart gripping tongs, as steady as a fixed handle, can be locked in the pan for safe handling, while a clear lid lets hungry eyes see just how much progress you’re making. 2.3L Pot Set: Same as its little brother (quick heating, gripping tongs, integrated strainer, clear lid), just grown up a bit so you can feed an even bigger crowd.

Full Windsor The Muncher - Multi-Tool Utensil

This ain’t your dad’s camp spork. This is The Muncher, an incredibly useful update to the classic utilitarian utensil. Full Windsor took the spork, already an item built to maximize utility, and carefully, deliberately packed it to the brim with 10 different functions that’ll come in handy no matter where you find yourself pulling it out, all at a featherlight 0.7 oz. Photo Courtesy of Full Windsor

Barebones Living Flatware Set

Minimalist, utilitarian, and modern. The Flatware Set brings something different to the table. Choose from Polished or Matte finishes for a one-of-a-kind look that plays beautifully against our enamelware. Set of 2.

VSSL Camp Supplies Waterproof Flashlight

An ingenious waterproof flashlight secures a secret stash of gear—everything you need handy while camping out (intentionally or unexpectedly). The 200-lumen, four-mode LED flashlight includes all the must-haves: from compass, candle and water purification tablets to a wire saw, fishing gear and more. Keep it in your car or add it to your hiking pack—either way, VSSL has got you covered.

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