30 of the Best Wedding Gifts for Outdoorsy Couples

Love spending time outdoors and with each other? Make sure that you include these must-have wedding registry items for outdoor lovers.

By Monica Mercuri

Best Wedding Registry Items for Outdoor Lovers
Photo by Zola

Love spending time outdoors and with each other? Make sure that your wedding registry reflects that. Includes at least a few items that ensure you can both enjoy your time in the great outdoors—without any issues. No matter the season, these outdoor gifts in your wedding registry will prove worthy additions in the long run (pun intended). Read on below for out gift guide, consisting of 30 outdoor items that make for wonderful wedding gifts for outdoorsy couples.

Consider this your wedding registry for outdoor couples of all types.

1. Large Camping Tent

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Yes, there’s just the two of you, but some extra space never hurts. This five-minute easy setup is spacious and cozy, can easily accommodate multiple sleeping bags and bags of overnight gear, plus—wait for it—comes with optional dark room technology that blocks sunlight from entering and reduces the heat within the space. Say hello to late weekends sleeping in during your next hiking or camping trip.

Shop now: Coleman Skydome 6-Person Camping Tent ($149.99)

2. Reusable Water Bottle

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Reusable water bottles are one of the most functional gift ideas you can have. Not only do they come in handy on a hiking trail, bike ride, or day on the river, but in day-to-day life as well. This large water bottle, in particular, holds up to 32 ounces and is made with professional-grade stainless steel. No transfer and your drink will stay at your desired temperature for 12 to 24 hours.

Shop now: Hydro Flask 32 oz. Wide Mouth Bottle With Flex Cap ($44.99)

3. Reusable Dog Water Bottle

While you’re at it, keep your pets in mind and register for a reusable water bottle for your dog. Whether you enjoy having your best furry friend accompany you on hikes, long walks in the park, or camping trips, this will come plenty in handy. Not only does it feature a hand clip on the lid for hands-free carrying, the lid itself is made from toxin-free polypropylene, so your pup can drink up without any worries.

Shop now: Mobile Dog Gear 9.5 Oz. Dog Water Bottle ($22.99)

4. Premium Cornhole Game Set

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Hey, if you’ve got to keep yourselves entertained outdoors then cornhole is as good a game as any. A great addition to your backyard for all those family parties, this version comes in 100 percent wood and is easily portable thanks to the lightweight material. A good quality, premium cornhole set will last a few years, and having friends over will always be easy entertainment. The premium carrying case sets this a class apart.

Shop now: GoSports 12-Piece Solid Wood Premium Cornhole Set ($112.99)

5. Carry-On Luggage

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If you’ve planned for a lot of travel together, then one hassle you don’t want is a flimsy carry-on bag. Rest assured that Samsonite’s spinner flimsiness won’t ever be an issue. Lightweight, yet durable, sleek, yet functional, and offering all the maneuverability you’d need to zig-zag your way through crowded airports and lobbies, this is one investment worth every penny. So, go ahead and add it to your registry without thinking twice.

Shop now: Samsonite Freeform 21" Carry-on Spinner ($199.99)

6. Travel Cooler

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When searching for a travel cooler, you want something that’s durable, versatile, and large enough to carry all of your food and drinks. Well, do we have the item for you. This spacious cooler is not only made with PermaFrost Insulation and feature marine-grade polyester rope handles, it’s also UV-resistant. Non-slip feet also mean it’s suitable for a day out on the boat or lake. Moreover, it can carry up to 28 cans or 34 pounds of just ice.

Shop now: YETI Tundra 45 Cooler ($325)

7. Portable Speaker

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What more do you need than a portable speaker to provide just the right soundtrack to accompany you on all your outdoorsy adventures. Easily stream music using voice control for your favorite tunes to join you everywhere. This version is also waterproof and it features all-day battery life. Simply slip it into your carry-on bag or backpack, and have it playing when you’re enjoying an evening playing cornhole or taking a break during a hike.

Shop now: Sonos Roam Smart Speaker ($179)

8. Travel Tumbler

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You could have any tumbler, but this rambler from Yeti is better because of its stainless-steel body and genius insulation. Irrespective of the weather, your drink will remain hot or cold longer, plus the body of the tumbler is shatter-resistant. The no-sweat design is another selling point, so your palms won’t turn sweaty and icky. But let’s throw in another bonus—this is dishwasher safe, so cleaning up after a long day out needs no second thoughts.

Shop now: YETI Rambler 20 oz. Tumbler ($35)

9. Backpack

One thing you can count on being on every hiker’s and camper’s wishlist is a high quality backpack. While you might already have one, adding an upgrade to your registry is always a good idea. This backpack, in particular, is one of our favorites due to its high tech materials, ability to stand upright on its own, and front bungee system—which both looks nice and allows from extra storage. Perfect for numerous outdoor activities.

Shop now: The North Face Jester Backpack ($68.99)

10 Picnic Backpack

Along those lines, let’s get a little bit more niche. A great gift idea for outdoor date days (and nights), this backpack functions as a picnic basket. Not only does it make carrying your food and drinks a lot easier, but it comes prepared with everything you need for a meal at the park—tumblers, plates, forks, knives, spoons, a corkscrew and even two salt and pepper shakers. Talk about being prepared.

Shop now: Picnic Time PT-Frontier Picnic Backpack ($149.99)

11. Solar Powered Lantern

High-tech, adventurous couples will rejoice at this gadget. This updated lantern offers a relaxing, natural-looking glow via solar power, perfect for camping, stargazing, night hikes, and mood lighting right in your backyard. Plus, it can double as a USB phone charger.

Shop now: MPOWERD Luci Lux Pro Series Lantern ($44.99)

12. Tent Fan

As avid campers, you may already have your ideal tent, sleeping bag, and flashlight at home. But, how do you combat hot summer nights outdoors? Enter tent fans. This fan also acts as a source of light and can either be propped up on the ground or hung from the top of your tent. It’s quiet, contains a night light mode, and and is made with soft foam blades for added safety.

Shop now: Coleman CPX 6 Lighted Tent Fan with Stand ($34.99)

13. Portable Outdoor Heater

On the other hand, you don’t want to freeze in cooler locations, either. This portable standup heater makes it easy to keep yourself warm no matter where your travels take you. It runs on propane and is built with convenient carrying handles, making it easy to bring along on a variety of outdoor activities, from camping trips to sporting events.

Shop now: Stansport Portable Outdoor Heater ($82.99)

14. Mosquito Net

No camping gear set-up is complete without a high quality mosquito net. Prevent your outdoor adventure from going awry with a net that’s going to keep the bugs out without abstracting your view. This mosquito net’s black netting is made specifically for stargazing, while its fiberglass poles ensure an even and spacious final product.

Shop now: Grand Trunk Mozzy 360 Mosquito Net and Shelter ($69.99)

15. Canopy

Beach-goers and campers alike can attest to the importance of a portable, easy-to-set-up canopy. This spacious 10’ x 10’ instant canopy is a simple way to achieve both cooling shade and UV protection. With included ground stakes, three possible pole heights, and a wheeled carrying bag, it makes setting up a shady spot extremely easy.

Shop now: Core Equipment Instant Canopy ($169.99)

16. Sleeping Bag

When it comes to camping gear, if there’s one thing you should upgrade, it’s your sleeping bag (okay, and maybe your tent). With a 3-in-1 design, this one not only allows you to cuddle up to your partner with ample space, but can be separated into two sleeping bags, too. The lightweight sheet not only means that you won’t overheat in the middle of the night, but that you won’t get uncomfortable rolling around, either.

Shop now: Coleman Versatile Tandem Sleeping Bag ($119.99)

17. Sleeping Cot

If sleeping bags aren’t your ideal sleep setup, consider this comfortable sleeping cot. Not only does the included air pump make it easy to set up, its built-in side tables and cup holders make it incredibly convenient. The sewn-on cover keeps everything in place while also making sure you’re as comfortable as possible. Finally, when you’re ready to pack up and go, it folds up into a carrying bag for easy transporting.

Shop now: Coleman Airbed Cot ($219.99)

18. Travel Folding Table

Camping trips, picnics, and beach days can all benefit from having a travel folding table. This one, in particular, is lightweight, simple to assemble, and—perhaps best of all—includes a carrying case with straps, making it convenient to bring along.

Shop now: Picnic At Ascot Travel Folding Table ($46.99)

19. Reclining Camp Chair

A nice camping chair can do you wonders throughout any outdoor activities or trips. With three different positions, adjustable armrests, an insolated drink holder, large zipper pocket, and carrying case, this one truly has it all. Take it with you to sports games, beach days, and when you camp for a comfortable and convenient way to rest.

Shop now: Oniva Reclining Camp Chair ($131.99)

20. Portable Picnic Table (with Seats)

We love an innovative item. Not only does this portable picnic table have, well, a table, but also attached seats. Setting it up is as easy as unfolding it and finding a level spot to place it in. When you’re done eating or lounging—or are simply on the move—fold it back up and slide it right into your car or trailer.

Shop now: Oniva Aluminum Portable Picnic Table with Seats ($189.99)

21. Portable Grill

As far as outdoor gear goes, don’t forget about food prep. This portable grill is ideal for tailgates, camping trips, and a variety of other outdoor gettogethers. Cast iron grill grates are coated in porcelain for just the right cook every time. And if you’re looking for more meal options, you can switch out your cooktop for a camp stove grate or or griddle (sold separately).

Shop now: RoadTrip 225 Portable Tabletop Propane Grill ($209.99)

22. Cookware Set

Now, you can’t cook without reliable cookware on hand. This set includes a pot, strainer lid, two mugs with sipping lids, two bowls, two spoons, and a welded sink. Moreover, this set is lightweight and hard-anodized.

Shop now: GSI Outdoors Pinnacle Dualist 8-Piece Cookware Set ($79.99)

23. Beach Shelter

Of all the outdoor gifts for beach-loving couples, this might be one of the best. A beach shelter will help keep you shaded, cool, and comfortable among the sun and sand. This beach shelter, specifically, comes with a carrying bag, extra long stakes, and sandbags to help weigh it down. Plus, it has two zippered doors, converting it into a private changing room.

Shop now: Coleman Roadtrip Beach Shelter ($64.99)

24. Hammock

Who doesn’t love some nice, relaxing time laying in a comfortable hammock? Whether you’re on a faraway camping trip or are hanging out (pun intended) in your backyard, this two-person hammock makes it nice and easy to get some R and R.

Shop now: Grand Trunk Double Parachute Nylon Hammock with Straps ($49.99)

25. Flashlight

Some registry gifts aren’t exactly glamorous. That said, many do come in handy quite often. A high quality flashlight is an essential while on late night hikes, camping trips, and similar activities out in the dark. Not to mention, in your garage or emergency kits. This flashlight boasts both a wide flood and focus beam, which you can switch between by just sliding the bezel.

Shop now: Stansport Aluminum Flashlight ($49.99)

26. Headlamp

Go hands-free with a reliable headlamp. This piece of outdoor gear is battery drain resistant, boasts a 100-meter beam, and has two different modes that will run for up to six hours.

Shop now: Coleman 200 Lumens LED Headlamp with BatteryGuard ($21.99)

27. Propane Tank Gauge

Curating your wedding gifts is a chance to ask your loved ones for some much-needed essential items. Enter, the propane tank gauge. All outdoor enthusiasts are aware of just how paramount having one of these is, so if you’re lacking or are in need of a new one, add one to your registry ASAP.

Shop now: Cuisinart Grill Propane Tank Gauge ($9.99)

28. Self Inflating Air Mattress

A good night’s sleep can have a great effect on your camping trick. If sleeping bags aren’t quite your thing, consider registering for this sleeping pad, instead. It’s self-inflating, 72 inches long, and easy to roll up and take on the go, making it both convenient and comfortable.

Shop now: Stansport Self Inflating Air Mattress ($69.99)

29. Portable Wine and Cheese Cooler

Everyone loves a usable and unique gift. While a picnic basket or backpack is one thing, a portable cooler make specifically for wine and cheese is another entirely. This cooler bag not only includes two insulated compartments for your favorite bottles of wine, but a cutting board, stainless steel cheese knife, and corkscrew. In short, it’s always ready for a romantic date night in the park, on the beach, or on your favorite hike.

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Shop now: Legacy 2 Bottle Insulated Wine & Cheese Cooler ($70.99)

30. Outdoor Wine Glass

Of course, outdoor couples can’t have wine without safe and durable wine glasses. Admittedly, of all the camping gifts, this just might be our favorite. Made with stainless steel, this glass stable, lightweight, and practically spill-proof. More reason to cheers to the great outdoors.

Shop now: GSI Outdoors Glacier Stemless Outdoor Wine Glass ($12.99)

With these wedding gift ideas, you are well on your way to building a cool gift registry that takes care of all your outdoor needs. Your gift registry should contain products that give you joy, and if being outdoors is what matters to you both, then add away. Just don’t forget to link your registry to your wedding website, so everyone can find it. Just click here to begin adding items!

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