The Best Camping Gear on Amazon for Summer Adventures

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Whether you're the type of person who loves to take regular camping trips or you're a camping novice, it's never a bad idea to have trusted camp gear in your hands. To help any camper prep for the next trip to the great outdoors, or inspire gifting ideas for loved ones who enjoy getting outside, we have scoured Amazon and have gathered the best camping essentials and travel gear you'll need to comfortably (and safely) enjoy days under the sun and nights under the stars, even if it's your first camping trip.

You don't have to go all out — you can pack your bags and hit the road for a car camping trip nearby at a campground or national park (and maybe bring a swimsuit or two while you're at it). Or, create the ambiance of a campsite right in your backyard to create a unique staycation. No matter the camping option you choose, now you'll have the gear to make your camping experience complete.

From a sleeping bag that doesn't cost a fortune to tents, coolers, hiking shoes, sun shelters and high-tech equipment, shop our selection of the best camping gear on Amazon below for both old and new campers to get ready for their next camping trip this summer. 

This camping chair has a built-in 4 can cooler so once you're done with one drink, the other one is ready to go.

$40

This inflatable 2-person kayak is convenient for a lake or lazy river.

$147$138

If you're ready for a night in the woods, the Coleman 6-Person Instant Cabin Tent is great for a family camping trip or a couple's weekend getaway in nature. The best part: It only take 60 seconds to set up.

$200$175

This insulated backpack makes carrying drinks from your car to your campsite a breeze. It can keep up to 54 cans cold for 24 hours.

$50$40

With temperatures rising, stay cool this summer with this AMACOOL Portable Camping Fan. 

$36$26

This ultralight and durable personal water filter is perfect to bring with you on your next camping trip. It protects against 99.999999% of bacteria, parasites, microplastics, silt, sand, and cloudiness. 

$33

Whether you need a camping lantern or you're looking to add a lantern to your disaster emergency kit, you can't go wrong with this rechargeable LED lantern. With an average rating of 4.8 stars out of 5, it's a great value with a price under $25. 

$23$22 WITH COUPON

This UCO Stormproof Match Kit comes with waterproof case, 25 matches and three strikers. They're not just good for camping -- having them on hand in emergency situations like tornados and hurricanes can be a lifesaver. 

$11

These foldable bins can hold 2.25 gallons of water and are great for washing your camp dishes, clothes or can be used as an ice bucket for your drinks or storage container for your outdoor items. The usage possibilities are endless.

$21$19

If your next camping adventure is a family affair, this PORTAL All Terrain Wagon makes transporting your camping gear a bit easier. 

$120$84

These Columbia Men's Newton Ridge Plus II Waterproof Hiking Boots are a hiker's staple. 

$90

Whether you're sleeping on a hammock or under a tent, this travel pillow will give you a great night's sleep. 

$25

You don't want to get caught in the dark in the woods without a good headlamp. This lamp has almost 3,000 5-star reviews and there's no wonder: it's rechargeable, waterproof and super light-weight. 

$30$23

If you're into winter camping in addition to summer camping, this Coleman Brazos Cold Weather Sleeping Bag is the right gear for you. It will keep you warm in weather as low as 20 degrees Fahrenheit.

$45$40

This Sierra II Ez Up takes only a minute to set up. This lightweight canopy weighs only 31 pounds and is made for easy transport from place to place, be it the beach, your backyard or a campsite.

$129$119

This portable, waterproof solar charger is compatible with all smartphones, tablets and other USB devices. It features a flashlight and compass in case you get caught in the dark. 

$30$26

You don't have to sleep on the ground if you're camping with this Coleman Trailhead II Cot.

$60$47

The GoPro HERO8 Black Camera is the perfect camera to chronicle your action and adventure moments outdoors. This camera contains smooth stabilization and voice control so you can make the most of your time outdoors and have something to relive the memories once your trip is over.

$299

Protect yourself from bug bites with a camping mosquito net. 

$30$21

Whether you're a novice camper or outdoor activity is part of your lifestyle, this set makes cooking easy when you don't have the creature comforts of home. This Coleman Camping Cookware 5-Piece Aluminum Nesting Mess Kit includes an 8-ounce cup, a 7-inch frying pan, a 16-ounce pot with lid and a 6-inch deep-dish plate.

$11

On any camping trip, Insect Repellent is a must have. This Repel 100 Insect Repellent is a necessity you might not remember to pack until it's too late.

$45$42

The 50-ounce CamelBak HydroBak Hydration Pack is the quintessential apparatus that allows you to fight off dehydration and drink water on-the-go. You can wear this Camelbak alone for a run or underneath your backpack if you're out hiking. 

$50

A good lantern is essential camping gear for outdoor enthusiasts. This Coleman LED Lantern runs on high for 85 hours and on low for 299 hours.

$55$50

The Victorinox Swiss Army Multi-Tool, Fieldmaster Pocket Knife is the classic choice in a pocket knife for any outdoor adventure. 

$52$35

This wine tumbler is like no other — especially when it comes to camping. The shape is elegant and keeps your beverage at the right temperature — whether it's chilled wine, hot coffee or cold water. It's also light-weight if you're concerned about over-packing. 

$24

This super-lightweight Garmin eTrex 10 Worldwide Handheld GPS Navigator is perfect for hikers and geocaching enthusiasts alike. 

$150


The ENO Eagles Nest Outfitters DoubleNest Lightweight Camping Hammock is a two-person hammock weighing only 19 ounces. It is built for portability with trustworthy material and is a hammock for two.

$75

If you're into minimalist travel and you need a simple travel bag, this Oakley Enduro Backpack is great for all your trips, even to the park. 

$65

 

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