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Outdoor Gear 4. Outdoor Apparel The best gifts for outdoor lovers make all kinds of open-air experiences more enjoyable. Whether aimed at the backyard chef or the camping connoisseur, these gifts are guaranteed to impress.
Finding the best gifts for outdoor lovers or “outdoorsy” people isn’t easy, especially when you don’t share in their affinity for the great outdoors. That’s why we’ve rounded up the top gadgets and gear to get for this year. Better yet, we’ve divided our top gift recommendations by category, because we know that all outdoor lovers are the same — some people sleep under the stars every weekend and others simply venture outside for their favorite sports, while others make it a point to cook all their meals in the open air.
The holidays are right around the corner, so what are you waiting for? Check out the best gifts for outdoor lovers below. Solo Stove Bonfire 2. 0 The Solo Stove Bonfire 2.
0 is a smokeless — yes, you read that right — fire pit that will turn any backyard into the ultimate destination for s’mores night. It’s the best fire pit and therefore one of the best outdoor gifts. Jackery Portable Power Station Explorer If you’re heading out on an outdoor adventure, you’ll need a reliable power station to keep your gadgets charged.
Perfect for a quick camping trip, this 240Wh lithium-ion battery pack with a solar charging panel weighs only 6. 6 pounds. Govee Outdoor String Lights These color outdoor light bulbs make any patio feel like a party destination.
We recommend paring them to the companion app for easy control. They’re also weather-proof and shatter-proof, so you can leave them up year-round. Sonos Roam This portable Bluetooth speaker can keep up with any adventure.
In our Sonos Roam review , we named it the best outdoor smart speaker yet. It’s waterproof, has a 10-hour battery life and can be controlled via voice assistant. Apple Watch Ultra 2 The Apple Watch Ultra 2 is a full-featured sportswatch that serves as a companion for running, hiking, diving, mountain biking and even golf.
It’s an ideal gift for the person who’s always looking to get active outside. Husqvarna Automower 415X Know someone who takes pride in lawncare? Then the Husqvarna Automower 415X is the perfect gift. This value-level robot lawn mower can map yards while trimming grass, eliminating the hassle of outdoor chores.
Thermacell Mosquito Repellent Lantern The Thermacell No Spray Mosquito Repellent Lantern is a must-have accessory for anyone who spends their time outside around dusk. It creates a 15-foot zone of protection against mosquitoes, while also being a functional light. Ooni Koda 16 If you want to make large 16-inch pizzas without the fuss, this is the best pizza oven to get.
It runs on propane only and is easy enough to transport, which why we rated it so highly in our Ooni Koda 16 review . Ninja Woodfire Outdoor Oven The Ninja Woodfire Outdoor Oven is great for making pizzas, smoking wings and many things in between. It’s a stellar addition to any outdoor kitchen, but it’s also a good fit for small patios and balconies.
Blackstone 36″ Griddle Station Flat-top griddles are the hot trend in outdoor cooking, and we even replaced our Weber grill with one for the best-ever smashburgers. That said, we recommend this propane-powered Blackstone station as a grill-alternative gift. Meater 2 Plus The all-new Meater 2 Plus is the best wireless thermometer for monitoring the temperature of any kind of protein in any kind of appliance.
We think it’s great for people who love their outdoor grills and smokers. Ohuhu Camping Stove A great camping stove is a must for any outdoor overnight. This compact model weighs less than 2 pounds, yet is compatible with most pots and pans.
Plus, the camping stove works with both gas and wood, so it’s suitable for all situations. Cuisinart Outdoor BBQ Prep Cart A grillmaster is only as good as their setup, and there’s no better gift than helping them organize everything they need to cook. This versatile prep cart can hold food, spices and tools.
It even has a trash bag hook and bottle opener. Traeger Grills Ironwood 650 This wood-pellet grill and smoker is a serious step up for outdoor cooking. You can grill, smoke, bake, roast, braise, and BBQ all on the same grates, making it a great year-round appliance.
It’s one of the best-value Traeger units, too. High Camp Flasks Firelight 750 Flask The Firelight 750 Flask is the only camping flask someone will every need. It has two cups attached and holds a 750mL bottle of the beverage of your choice, plus, if you want it to be a special gift, you can get the flask custom engraved.
Polaris Northstar 30 Quart Cooler This Polaris Northstar 30 Quart Cooler is the ultimate big-capacity cooler for extended camping trips, fishing outings, big family picnics and more. Its rugged design can withstand tough conditions with ease. Hydro Flask 12L Carry Out Soft Cooler For shorter excursions, the Hydro Flask 12L Carry Out Soft Cooler is the best value bring-along.
It comes with a cross-body strap, making it easy to tote around. Despite its compact size, it can hold up to 20 cans at one time. Osprey Daylite Pack The top-rated Osprey Daylite Pack is the perfect daypack for a quick hiking trip, where you just need to bring along some essentials.
It’s lightweight, simple, affordable and comes in a variety of colors. Sand Cloud Party Blanket This isn’t your average outdoor blanket — the sand-resistant Sand Cloud Party Blanket is the last beach towel you’ll ever need. It can also be used as a cozy wrap while camping, plus it comes in a collection of fun colors.
GCI Outdoor Freeform Zero Gravity Camp Chair Make camping in the great outdoors feel more luxurious with the reclining GCI Outdoor Freeform Zero Gravity Camp Chair. This comfy, nylon mesh seat is perfect for kicking back around the fire, and collapses for easy transport. Yeti Rambler 64oz A large-capacity water bottle is a must for any outdoor adventure, and our top recommendation is the 64-ounce Yeti Rambler.
The leakproof design means you can toss it in a bag, and when you’re done, it’s dishwasher safe. Carhartt Loose Fit Midweight Graphic Hoodie The Carhartt Loose Fit Midweight Graphic Hoodie is the perfect comfy pullover to have when there’s a chill in the air. It’s available in a large variety of colors and sizes, making this a great (and affordable) gift for everyone you know.
Arc’teryx Atom Hoody The Arc’teryx Atom Hoody is a versatile, breathable jacket that can keep you warm on even in the wind and rain. It can act as an outer layer or mid-layer, and keep up with active wearers on their adventures. Nike Pegasus Trail 4 GORE-TEX A fresh pair of shoes is a thoughtful — and practical — gift for the trail runner in your life.
You’ll want a pair with GORE-TEX technology, and our recommendation in that category is the Nike Pegasus Trail 4. It’s available in several styles. REI Co-op Trailmade Hiking Boots A pair of great-value hiking boots is an excellent gift for the budding hiker you know.
They’re breathable, adjustable and feature a spacious toe-box, so they’re comfortable enough for all-day wear. Savior Heat Heated Gloves Need a gift for a ski bum? Help them keep their digits warm with these water-resistant and rechargeable heated gloves. Plus, the index fingertip and thumbs are touchscreen-compatible, so they can still use their phone on the slopes.
Columbia Lost Lager II Beanie If you need a stocking stuffer for an outdoor lover, the Columbia Lost Lager II beanie is a great choice. Available in a large selection of colors, this ribbed knit cap is breathable yet will also help keep the wearer warm. Patagonia Classic Retro-X Fleece Jacket This highly-giftable, retro-looking fleece has a high neck to keep the cold out when the temperature drops, and the zippered pockets for all your essentials (and keeping your hands cozy on cold mornings).