Gift Ideas - Camper Owners

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Old 12-16-16, 08:36 AM
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Gift Ideas - Camper Owners

My parents are retired and just bought a camper, and I'd like to get them a gift that they can use on/in/around the camper. Something that you camper owners were like "I wish I had this", or "this would've come in handy right now". Any ideas camper owners? The first thing that came to mind was a small portable vacuum cleaner, but that's not very exciting. Camper is a 2015 Dutchmen Coleman 15BH.
 
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Old 12-16-16, 10:05 AM
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Outdoor rug.
Propane grill that connects to the tank on the tongue.
Dual-tank setup with automatic switch-over.
Microwave (if not already).
One or 2 kits of those Lego-like leveling blocks.
Electric blankets or mattress heaters if they do cold weather camping.
Tacky lights.
Those laser light projectors that are so popular at Christmas seem to mesmerize campers all year long.
Margarita blender
Big screen TV or projector if you want to go BIG. Those 6-figure coaches often have outdoor "theater"--why not enjoy that experience, too?
 
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Old 12-16-16, 10:35 AM
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The biggest problem with a camper like that is that space is at a premium so it has to be something very practical and needed or it won't be put on board.

My parents started with a small camper, then a converted van, then a small class C motorhome to a 32' class A motorhome.

Those leveling blocks and an outdoor rug are both very useful ideas.
Vacuum..... nah.
Blender
TV with portable satellite if they like staying connected.

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Some people put out signs in the yard with their last name on it... like its their home away from home.
 
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Don't know if they drink coffee, but if they do, a coffee maker is a must. When we had a trailer, it was the first thing I did, make coffee!
 
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Good luck guessing that one.
I'd be buying a gift cert, at a place like Campers World.
If there new at camping even they are not going to know what they need until they need it.
 
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We enjoyed our folding rocking chairs from Camping World.
 
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