I have always been an outdoorsy woman. I caught my first fish at four years old with my Dad and grandpa on the banks of a tiny little creek in Southern Ohio (Six Dollar Family). That little sunfish stands out in my memory as something the size of a shark in my tiny four year old hands. It is almost 35 years later and I still love to be outdoors no matter whether I am hiking, fishing to save money on groceries or gathered around a campfire and tent while going camping with my family. Going camping with kids and family can be tricky though. It requires you have the best camping products for families so your trip goes smooth.
Having the necessary things for camping with family is super important to making sure your family camping trip goes smoothly. Kids – especially younger ones – thrive on stability and it doesn’t take much to set their little worlds off its axis. Sometimes the best camping products are the super cool clever camping gadgets. Other times, you’ll find that the best options are simply fun things to bring camping. No matter which is in your plans, these best camping products are sure to help you plan an amazing family camping trip.
Best Camping Products for Families
Since it will soon be time to plan your family camping trips, I wanted to put together a list of the best camping gear you could possibly want or need. Keep in mind that these are just my opinion and your family may require other necessary things for camping. Scroll through the list of the best camping gear below and if you’re interested, take a look!
Best Camping Gear
In our list of best camping gear for families, you’ll also find a couple of camping DIY’s. They’re easy ways to save money on camping while making sure your family has the best camping gear possible. We use them in our own camping trips so I am 100% positive they will work for you and your family too!
Homemade Bug SprayDIY Citronella CandlesColeman Sundome 4-Person Tent, GreenCamper’s Essentials Gift SetAmazonBasics Camping Chair with Cooler, Black (Padded) – XLAdvanced Elements 5 Gallon Summer Shower / Solar Shower57 in. Natural Barbados Bamboo Torch with Easy Pour System (10-Pack)WolfWise Pop-up Shower Tent (Green)Definition of Camping words MugCamping & Survival: The Ultimate Outdoors BookColeman 5-Gallon Solar ShowerReliance Products Hassock Portable Lightweight Self-Contained Toilet (colors may vary)Coleman 8-Person Instant TentCamco Standard Portable Travel Toilet, Designed for Camping, RV, Boating And Other Recreational Activities (5.3 gallon) (41541)Reliance Double Doodie Toilet Waste Bag 6 PackEtekcity 4 Pack Portable LED Camping Lantern Flashlight with 12 AA Batteries – Survival Kit for Emergency, Hurricane, Power Outage (Black, Collapsible) (CL10)Odoland Portable LED Camping Lantern with Ceiling Fan, Hurricane Emergency Survival KitColeman Deluxe PerfectFlow Propane LanternColeman Classic Propane StoveCampfire Pit Felt Fire Pit ToyCamp Chef EX60LW Explorer 2 Burner Outdoor Camping Modular Cooking StoveColeman Pack-Away Deluxe Portable KitchenEasy Campfire Cooking: 200+ Family Fun Recipes for Cooking Over Coals and In the Flames with a Dutch Oven, Foil Packets, and More! (Fox Chapel Publishing) Recipes for Camping, Scouting, and BonfiresColeman Queen Airbed Folding Cot with Side Tables and 4D Battery PumpYETI Tundra Haul Portable Wheeled Cooler, WhiteLodge 5 Quart Cast Iron Dutch Oven. Pre-Seasoned Pot with Lid and Dual Loop HandleLodge 8 Quart Camp Dutch Oven. 12 Inch Pre Seasoned Cast Iron Pot and Lid with Handle for Camp CookingLet’s Get Toasted Camp MugWealers 7 Piece Outdoor Indoor Camping BBQ Cooking Utensils Set Kitchenware Cookware Set, Cutting Board, Rice Paddle, Tongs, Scissors, Knife, (Green)Survival Fire Starter KitLodge L8SK3 10.25 inch Cast Iron Skillet, Pre-Seasoned and Ready for Stove Top or Oven Use 10.25CampSpark 34The Camping Logbook (Camping Journal): Record Your AdventuresLodge 12 Inch Cast Iron Skillet. Pre-Seasoned Cast Iron Skillet with Red Silicone Hot Handle Holder.Unisex Camping Hair Don’t Care-1 Vintage Jeans Baseball Cap Classic Cotton Dad Hat Adjustable Plain CapSUAOKI Portable Power Station, 150Wh Camping Generator Lithium Power Supply with Dual 110V AC Outlet, 4 DC Ports, 4 USB Ports, LED Flashlights for Road Trip Camping Travel Emergency BackupPersonalized Hunting & Fishing KnifeGoGirl Female Urination Device + Germ Resistant Portable Urinals for Women, Camping, Hiking, Outdoor Activities & More with Medical Grade Silicone (Reusable) – Pink/LavenderGoal Zero Venture 30 7800mAh Waterproof Power Bank, Dual 2.4A USB PortsGoal Zero Torch 250 90110 Flashlight, Lantern and USB Recharger with Integrated Solar PanelCamping – Life Is Better At The Camper HoodieGoal Zero Nomad 7 Plus (V2) Solar PanelNational Geographic Complete National Parks of the United States, 2nd Edition: 400+ Parks, Monuments, Battlefields, Historic Sites, Scenic Trails, Recreation Areas, and SeashoresCamping Life PosterMagnesium 6 Bags Shavings Emergency Fire StarterWander + Wash Pocket Soap – single use soap slices20 oz. CitroGuard Triple Wick Citronella CandleBushcraft 101: A Field Guide to the Art of Wilderness Survival