The ultimate camping gadgets guide—what to pack on your summer camping trips

Planning a last-minute summer camping trip? Don’t go without checking out our ultimate camping gadgets guide. It’s got plenty of cool, helpful gear.

The ultimate camping gadgets guide—what to pack on your summer camping trips
The HEIMPLANET Kirra Tent is a home in nature

Summer is winding down to the last few weekends. If you’re planning any end-of-summer camping trips, you’ll want to bring some cool and useful gear with you. We’ve got you covered with some great suggestions in today’s ultimate camping gadgets guide.

Related: The best waterproof gadgets and gear to help you on rainy days

Enjoy your late-summer camping trips with the gadgets below.

1. The GRAYL 16.9oz UltraPress Purifier Bottle is a hiking must-have that fits in any backpack.

GRAYL 16.9oz UltraPress Purifier Bottle in black

Get clean, great-tasting drinking water in just 10 seconds with the GRAYL 16.9oz UltraPress Purifier Bottle. This compact and portable water purifier is a hiking accessory you can easily carry in your backpack. All you have to do is fill it with water, press it, and drink. Incredibly, this purifier bottle removes all waterborne pathogens.

Get yours now for $89.95.

2. We put the Solo Stove Bonfire 2.0 smokeless firepit on our camping gadgets guide because it has a convenient removable baseplate & ash pan.

Solo Stove Bonfire 2.0 smokeless firepit in use

Light up your smokeless fires no matter where you go with the Bonfire 2.0 smokeless firepit. This upgraded version includes a convenient removable baseplate and ash pan. With this new feature, you can easily gather the ash in one place. All you have to do is lift the baseplate to remove the ash pan, clean out its contents, and that’s it! Additionally, the Signature 360° Airflow super heats air to burn off smoke before it can get to your clothes and hair.

Get yours now for $239.99.

3. The BOTE AeroRondak Chair has a traditional Adirondack chair design and is inflatable.

BOTE AeroRondak Chair in use

Bring your favorite outdoor chair to the beach with the BOTE AeroRondak Chair. It’s everything you love about a traditional Adirondack chair, plus it’s inflatable. So you can sit back and relax during your beach vacation. What’s more, this chair is super comfortable with EVA-foam-covered armrests and an inflatable backrest and base. Even better, it’s extremely portable with the AeroBote construction.

Get yours now for $549.

4. Next up on our camping gadgets guide is the HEIMPLANET Kirra Tent, which can comfortably fit up to 2 people and has a lightweight design.

HEIMPLANET Kirra Tent in red

The HEIMPLANET Kirra Tent is a comfortable and inflatable tent with lots of equipment. This 2-person lightweight tent comes in 3 varieties: Classic, 4-Season, and Cairo Camo. The outdoor tent is a beautiful combination of comfort and efficiency packed in a convenient design. Additionally, the geodesic principle used behind the tent also makes it storm-proof.

Get yours now for about $829.

5. The MPOWERD Luci Solar Lights boast portable designs with power for off-grid adventures.

MPOWERD Luci Solar Lights product demo

Brighten up any space with the MPOWERD Luci Solar Lights. This collection includes 14 different lights, ranging from an inflatable option to the Color Solar String Lights. Each Luci Light is lightweight, portable, and ready for any adventure—like the Luci Explore Speaker + Light. Or take the Luci Color out on the water since it inflates!

Get yours now starting at $19.95.

6. The Anker 757 PowerHouse landed on our camping gadgets guide because it is fast-charging and long-lasting.

Anker 757 PowerHouse 1,229 Wh portable power station design

Rely on the Anker 757 PowerHouse if the power fails or you venture off grid. This useful gadget provides 1,500 W of power and 1,220 Wh capacity from LifeP04 batteries. They stay in a healthy state for 3,000 complete charge cycles. And, in terms of charging, it can quickly power nearly all your devices including smartphones, drones, laptops, and portable fridges.

Get yours now for $1,399.99.

7. The House of Marley Get Together 2 portable speaker celebrates nature with audio clarity.

House of Marley Get Together 2 portable speaker product design

Enjoy an unmatched listening experience when you’re on the go with the House of Marley Get Together 2 portable speaker. This Bluetooth speaker packs 20 hours of playtime in a portable design. You can also pair multiple Get Together 2 speakers for better stereo sound wherever you go. Additionally, the Bluetooth speaker flaunts a natural bamboo design with a delicate beveled edge. In fact, the hatch-patterned REWIND textile is created from upcycled plastic bottles.

Get yours now for $349.99.

8. The Helinox Café Chair & Café Table provide a setup to cook, dine, play games, and more.

Helinox Café Chair & Café Table in use

Dine in the outdoors in comfort with the Helinox Café Chair & Café Table. Offering a wonderful setup to cook, dine, play games, or work, both items allow you to relax with friends. Moreover, the Helinox Café Chair offers a lightweight and portable design that remains stable and comfortable. In fact, it’s ideal for car camping or camper vans. It also conveniently folds away for family al fresco dining at home.

Get yours now starting at $169.95.

9. The EcoFlow Wave battery-operated air conditioner features solar panels for outdoor use.

EcoFlow Wave battery-operated air conditioner in use

Stay cooler outdoors with the EcoFlow Wave battery-operated air conditioner. Featuring 200-Watt solar panels, it can use the sun’s energy to completely charge it in 5 hours when you’re off-grid. Alternatively, use the add-on battery or car outlet to boost its battery life. Additionally, the EcoFlow Wave blasts out 4,000 BTUs of cooling thanks to the inverter compressor.

Get yours now for $1,199.

10. The Goal Zero Boulder 100 Briefcase Solar Charging Kit efficiently charges 12V batteries.

Goal Zero Boulder 100 Briefcase Solar Charging Kit in use

Maintain the battery health of your snowmobile, motorcycle, and car with the Goal Zero Boulder 100 Briefcase Solar Charging Kit. It features two 50-watt panels chained together and connected by a hinge for all the power and convenience you need. Moreover, designed with strong tempered glass and an aluminum frame, it’s built to last.

Get yours now for $424.95.

Which one of these camping gadgets would you buy for your next outdoor getaway? Share with us in the comments below.

Madhurima Nag is the Head of Content at Gadget Flow. She side-hustles as a parenting and STEM influencer and loves to voice her opinion on product marketing, innovation and gadgets (of course!) in general.
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