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RV’ers love their RV’s and the RV lifestyle. They have their set-ups just how they like them, but extras are always welcome. What do you get someone with the perfect set-up? The person who has everything RV? I will explore items even ultimate RV’ers would cherish.
Here is a guide to help you decide on the perfect present for the RV’er in your life. There are all kinds of gifts from the handy to the practical to the fun. Take a look at this guide and let your imagination run wild.
Camping for Foodies I’m Unplugging Hammock
This hammock has a side pouch where you can keep everything non-electronic: Magazines, notebooks, pens, and even a drink. You are getting away from it all when you camp so why not ditch the electronics and enjoy what nature has to offer. You can purchase the Camping For Foodies Hammock on Amazon where it’s currently listed for $16.
- Overall length: 120”
- Bed length: 84” X 52”
- Supports: 300 lbs.
- Straps: Sold separately
RV’ers tired of handling messy hitches will love not getting greasy and having a firm grip when handling the ball hitch with this coupling tool. The HitchGrip is $40. You can purchase it at Camping World or Amazon.
- Glass-filled nylon handle
- Steel frame
- Tough tungsten-carbide tips
- Fits 2-5/16″ ball size on all class III, IV and V weight distribution hitches
ProtectAll™ All-Surface Care
RV’s are constantly exposed to the elements day and night, and the damage is brought indoors each time you step into your unit with your shoes. ProtectAll does what it says and protects your unit inside and out. Every RV’er respects the elements and will use anything to protect their investment. The Protectall All-Surface Care is $7. You can purchase it at PROTECTALL or on Amazon.
Happy Camper Mug by BigMouth, Inc.
- 12 oz.
Shower Caddy by Mayin
Sometimes you can’t shower in your rig, but the majority of RV parks have restrooms and showers for your use. This caddy will come in very handy and is practical. This caddy is set-up perfectly for everything you need; no running back to the rig for something you forgot. You can purchase the Mayin Quick Dry Hanging Toiletry and Bath Organizer on Amazon where it’s currently listed for $9.
- 8 Storage Compartments
- Quick Dry
Key Finder by ESKYnow
Living in an RV means you have many, many keys and that’s not an overstatement. There’s the key to your front door, storage compartments, truck/car, gas tank and more. You’re already living in a small space and you have a lot of stuff; stuff your keys can get lost in, behind or around. Save your headaches with this electronic gadget. The Key Finder by ESKYnow is $22. You can purchase it at ESKYnow or on Amazon.
- Remote Control
- 1 RF Transmitter, 4 receivers
Kill-A-Watt by P3 International
This is for all the techie RV’ers. This gadget measures the loads of all plugged-in appliances which is important to know especially in an RV that runs off of generators and solar power. It’s nice to know which appliances are heavy loads and how much juice they are using to conserve power. You can purchase the Kill-A-Watt by P3 International where it’s currently listed for $18.
- Calculates costs by fixed time period.
- 0.2% accuracy
- Eight units of measure: Volts, Amps, Watts, Hz and KWH.
Resistance Band Set by Black Mountain Products
Most RV parks do not have exercise rooms and most RV’s do not have enough room for exercise equipment, so resistance bands are the next best thing. It’s easy to become sedentary in this lifestyle, and all you need here is something sturdy to wrap the bands around. The Resistance Band Set is $17. You can purchase it at Black Mountain Products or on Amazon.
- 5 Bands
- Carrying Case
- Lifetime Warranty
- Door Anchor
- Starter Guide
Firepit Grill Cover by Sunnydaze Decor
Firepits are a staple whether you’re in an RV park or out in the woods. Food is one of the main reasons people gain access to a firepit, so a firepit grill is a necessity for cooking. Sunnydaze Decor has the perfect grill cover for such an occasion, and it is easier than using a portable grill that uses fuel. You can purchase the Firepit Grill Cover at Serenity Health and Home Decor where it’s currently listed for $36.
- 19-inch diameter
- 5 lbs.
- 1-year warranty
- Durable steel construction
- Easy to clean
The Elite Tactical® Pro 500 Series Tactical Flashlight
Who doesn’t need a flashlight when camping? A flashlight can be a lifesaver, especially when dealing with the elements. This military grade flashlight is the best of its’ kind in emergencies or when you just need to find the outhouse in the dark. You can purchase The Elite Tactical Pro 500 Series Flashlight on Spider Tactical where it’s currently listed for $80.
- 1,000 lumens
- Telescopic Zoom
- Waterproof and Shockproof
- Rechargeable Battery
Propane Firepit by Outland Firebowl
Many RV parks do not allow open fire pits, and smoke is a problem for many folks so why not go for a propane-fueled fire pit instead? Warm and cozy, these fire pits do the job nicely, and you don’t have to collect or buy firewood. What a concept! The Propane Firepit is $142. You can purchase the unit at Home Depot or on Amazon.
- 24 inches
- CSA approved
- 58,000 BTU’s
- High-quality steel
- Protective coating and finish
- Stainless steel burner and fasteners
Cooler, Fridge Freezer by Dometic
One thing RV’ers never have enough of is fridge/freezer space. This unit by Dometic has low power consumption which is great for a generator and solar power use. The Cooler, Fridge Freezer is $650. You can purchase the unit at Dometic.
- Refrigerate or freeze to 0 F
- 27 Can/23l Capacity
- 28 lbs
- 21.7 x 10.2 x 16.7 inches
Portable Gas Grill by Cuisinart
RV’ers are all about grilling. Sure we have our inside kitchens but to grill is to grill. This portable grill is perfect. You can extend it with its’ telescoping stand, or you can make it compact to fit any picnic table. The Portable Gas Grill by Cuisinart is $150. This can be purchased at Cuisinart or on Amazon, and other well-known retailers.
- 160-square-inch grill
- 5,500 BTU stainless-steel burner
- 17 lbs.
- Can handle 8 steaks, 8 hamburgers, 6 – 10 chicken breasts, or over 4 lbs. of fish
- Serves 4-6 people
Stainless Steel Grill Set by Cuisinart
Along with the portable grill we just mentioned above, it would come in handy, if you also had these portable utensils. The Stainless Steel Grill Set is $40. This can be purchased at Cuisinart or on Amazon.
- 14 piece set
- chef’s spatula, grill tongs, silicone basting brush, 4 pairs of corn holders, cleaning brush, and extra brush head
- Measures 7.1 by 3.2 by 17.3 inches; 1-year limited warranty
An eco-safe, non-electricity washing clothes bin for in-between trips to the laundry-mat. Not all RV’ers have on-board washers/dryers, so this is the next best thing. This is for clothes you just have to wash but are days away from laundry day. Quick and convenient. Tucks away in a closet or under the kitchen sink when not in use. The Laundry Pod is $69. This can be purchased at The Grommet or on Amazon.
- Measures 14.45 by 14.02 by 13.55
- Washes, spins, and drains in less than 10 minutes
- Uses 6 liters of water and 1.5 teaspoon of laundry detergent
Grilling cookbooks are always a hit with RV’ers. You can find these and other grilling cookbooks at Amazon.
Black Tank Flushing Wand by Valterra
It’s a dirty job, but someone has to do it. Any RV’er would love this wand that makes cleaning a black tank easier and more efficient. You can purchase the Black Tank Flushing Wand by Valterra at any RV camping store or at Amazon.
- 8.2 oz
- 4.2 x 0.6 x 0.1 inches
RV Portable EMI Surge Protector
A must have for any RV, a surge protector. Protects your electronics from lightning and power anomalies.
You are out front and center of the elements, and RV parks sometimes have unreliable power so why not protect your expensive electronics. This protector protects the entire RV. You can purchase the RV Portable EMI Surge Protector by Progressive Industries at a number of retailers including Walmart or on Amazon.
- Surge Protection: 5-Mode / 3,580J / 88,000A
- Ratings: 50A / 120V/240V / 12,000W
- Operating Temperatures: -40C to +105C
- All Weather Shield Assembly
- Made in the USA
Water Pressure Regulator
Nobody wants to return home to a flooded RV. RV parks water pressure is not predictable, and water pressures can escalate to the point of ruining an RV with water. Having this regulator gives RV’ers peace of mind especially when they are out of their RV for an extended time.
- 3/4″ garden hose threads & NH threads
- Class C46500 LEAD-FREE BRASS
- inhibit bacterial growth
- Stainless Steel Gauge
- Water Pressure from 0-160PSI
- Removable Valve Spool
- 1.5 pounds
- 6 x 6 x 2 inches
Bedside Caddy by Richards Homewares Gearbox
This is perfect, especially for women RV’ers. Bedrooms in RV’s don’t regularly come with nightstands, so we use the floor quite often. This little gadget is perfect for the limited space allowed and helps to keep everything together and not spread out all over the floor. The Bedside Caddy is $8. You can find this unit at Walmart or on Amazon.
- Slides between mattress and platform
- Dimensions: 12.5 x 5 x 10
Inside/Outside Wireless Speakers by Sharper Image
Move these from indoors to outdoors without missing a beat. Play wirelessly from your phone while you are in the kitchen or out around the campfire. Can be purchased at Sharper Image where it’s currently listed for $70.
- Works up to 25 feet away
- Carry handles
- Auxiliary line-in jack to connect non-Bluetooth devices
Outdoor Portable Trash Can by Hang N Out
This is an RV’ers best friend because indoor trash cans don’t hold very much and RV park trash cans are usually quite a distance from the rig. Regular trash cans are an eyesore and blown away by the slightest of winds. This trash can is discrete and won’t be easily blown away. The Outdoor Portable Trash Can is $32. You can purchase this at Hang N Out or on Amazon.
- Lightweight and durable
- Fits tires 8” – 13” wide
- Uses trash bags like Hefty 30-gallon bags
Permanent State Sticker by CCI 100
A great conversation starter; all RV’ers love to talk about where they’ve been, where they want to go, and they love to compare notes about what to see. Put this on the outside of the RV for everyone to see and be envious of where you’ve been. The Permanent State Sticker is $22. You can purchase it at Walmart or on Amazon.
- Peel and press vinyl stickers
- Holds up against water, sun, and salt
Subscription to an RVing Magazine
The gift that keeps giving once a month. Articles, stories, advice and more all about RVing. All you need to know; updated and current news/events. Can purchase these two and more at Amazon.
Spare Tire Covers by Plasticolor
Who said spare tire covers have to be boring or advertising from where you bought your unit? Taz shows you how fun they really can be. The Find Taz and other fun characters at Amazon.
- All-weather protection: Sun, rain, and mud
- UV silk screens
- Snug fit, durable
Color Weather Station by AcuRite
A must-have for any RV’er, a weather station. RV’ers are weather watchers and amateur weather forecasters. We need to know everything from if it’s going to be too windy to leave the awning out to what will be a good day to pull out and head on down the road to our next destination.
The weather can make or break an RV’ers day or trip. We have to know what the weather is going to do at all times and this station goes a long way into predicting which way our plans are going to go. The Color Weather Station is $37. You can purchase this station and others at AcuRite or on Amazon.
- Indoor/outdoor temperature and humidity
- Wireless, outdoor sensor: Range up to 300 feet
- 12 to 24-hour Weather forecast
- Electric-powered with optional battery backup
Final Note on Gift Giving to RV Fans
RV gifts range from the fun to the practical and everything in-between. You can find something for the RV’er in your life that seems like they already have it all, they don’t.
Browse through these gifts, and if you can’t seem to find that perfect one, this guide will give you ideas you might not have thought of before.
Let your imagination run wild, and the gift ideas will fly. You’ll find the perfect RV gift!