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    24 Things For Anyone Who Wants To Go Camping Right In Their Own Home

    These products were made to be used by the glow of a fire... well, the fire playing on your tv screen. They're totally gonna make indoor camping a thing.

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    1. A panda play tent to make a night in seem really out there.,

    Promising Review: "This is super cute and has lots of room. It's also really easy to put together and made well. I'd recommend this to anyone, whether it's for outside or for fun in your house." —Happymama

    Get it from Target for $29.99.

    2. A light projector that'll give you a view of the aurora from your living room walls.

    Includes a dome light display, projector, and a built- in speaker (compatible with iPhone, iPod, and MP3) and will automatically shut off after one hour.

    Promising Review: "Literally, the first thing I said when I plugged this in was, "HOLY SH**." It was that cool. It's a solid night light that gives a BIG presentation. If it's projecting on the ceiling it curves on the angles and looks cool as hell. On top of that, it has an AUX port for playing music. I got it for the kids... but I might be using it more myself." —Gilbert Hernandez

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99 (available in two colors).

    3. A Skookie kit, because a camping trip wouldn't be complete without a campfire-sized cookie.

    This set is designed to easily make campfire foods like the skookie, skillet pizza, pasta, etc. The kit Includes two round cast-iron pans, two handle hot pads, and gourmet cookie mix.

    Promising Review: "I highly recommend this product. I take them camping and it's now my go-to bridal shower gift." —Mary A Swartz

    Get it from Target for $19.99.

    4. A massive blanket for indoor forts, picnicking, and keeping warm in spite of the chilly winter wind (simulated by your ceiling fan).

    Get it from Anthropologie for $118.14 or a similarly camp-friendly blanket from Amazon for $30.54.

    5. A tin of thick traditional hot chocolate to sip something sweet while telling ghost stories around the (imaginary) campfire.

    Promising Review: "This is what hot chocolate is supposed to taste like. This is basically sipping chocolate. It's much thicker and I love it! If you’re looking for something different than powdery hot chocolate, give this a try!" —Christian

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

    6. A moon phase mug that'll let you see the moon rise and fall, even though your apartment is bathed in the lights of LA and you haven't seen a star since September.

    Get it from Fennec Design Co on Etsy for $15.

    7. Or a pair of water bear slippers for campers who'd prefer their bears stay microscopic.

    Promising Review: "I bought these for my mom as she is obsessed with water bears. She wears them all the time and thinks they are comfortable!" —Amber

    Get them from Amazon for $24.99.

    8. A Timberline candle, for everyone who loves enjoying the smell of the great outdoors from the comfort of their recliner.

    This candle has a 50+ hour burning time.

    Get it from Wax & Wane Candles on Etsy for $18, or grab a similarly scented candle from Amazon for $18, or this candle from Target for $9.99.

    9. A cricket noise maker to give you the very best of camping sounds while avoiding any unnecessary contact with actual insects.

    Get it from Musician's Friend for $28.99.

    10. An indoor s'mores maker, because these may be the only reason you'd go camping in the first place.

    Includes an electric flameless heater, a four-compartment server tray, and two stainless-steel roasting forks. Can be easily washed off with a cloth or paper towel.

    Promising Review: "I absolutely LOVE this s'more maker! It's a good birthday or holiday gift. It's easy and very safe to use. You can just wipe it with a damp cloth to clean it, it takes nothing. I highly recommend it to everyone." —awilli132

    Get it from Target for $21.99 or get a microwave s'mores maker from Amazon for $10.25.

    11. A headlamp that'll give your indoor adventure some serious bite.

    Get it from Amazon for $21.95.

    12. An aurora dream tent for sleeping soundly under the stars.


    Get it from Amazon for $20.97.

    13. A lovely fuzzy moth print you'll put up because no camping trip is complete without bugs, and keep up because it's cute enough it doesn't bug you at all.

    This includes an 8"x10" JPEG and high 300dpi resolution for a clear and crisp image you can print at home.

    Get it from The Visual Aesthetics on Etsy for $3.50.

    14. Or a pack of bug paperweights, because if you're gonna hide creepy crawlies in someone's sleeping bag, make sure they don't crawl anywhere else.

    Promising Review: "'Wow,' is what my students said when they saw these on the first day of camp. I appreciate that they can hold them and look at them all over and I don't have to worry about unintentional damage to the insect... or the science camp members." —David

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    15. A puzzle to piece together everything you need on your camping trip.

    Get it from New York Puzzle Company for $17.95 (500 pieces) or if you want a sightly bigger challenge, grab this nature scene from Amazon for $13.99 (750 pieces).

    16. A Martha Stewart cast-iron dutch oven that may help you make the best cobbler any campsite has ever seen.

    Promising Review: "I love this pot! Besides being beautiful, it does a beautiful job of cooking and enhancing flavors. It contains most of the steam, letting it hold and recycle all the flavors." —Frankie

    Get it exclusively from Macy's for $179.99 (available in six colors) or if you're on a budget, check out this dutch oven from Amazon for $44.99.

    17. A dry shampoo, so you can kinda clean your unwashed outdoorsy hair (considering you didn't actually leave your house).

    Get it from Nordstrom for $36 or from BirchBox for $36. If you're on a budget, grab this one from Amazon for $3.59.

    18. A bag of hearty granola to keep you nourished through hours of birdwatching on Animal Planet.,

    Promising Review: "I bought this as a gag gift for my daughter. How can anybody resist buying something that says it 'makes even weird people regular?' She thought it was hilarious, and tasty. Win, win." —PBach

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99.

    19. A felt bow and arrow game that's gonna be a hit at Camp Condominium.

    Get it from From Jennifer on Etsy for $34.

    20. Or a Let's Go Fishin' game to prove your clever camping plans make you a real catch.

    Get it from Jet for $6.67 or the extra large set from Target for $19.99.

    21. A set of folding cutlery so your TV dinner will feel a little more like freshly caught trout.

    Promising Review: "This utensil unit is very sturdy and can be used for so many different occasions. I bring mine on trips when there aren't usually bottle openers or utensils in the hotel room. I can also put it in my car for when I eat in there. I can even bring one in my lunch bag for work so I don’t have to use the plastic ones to help the environment. I definitely need more of these!" —First-Class Media

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99.

    22. A tiny felt fire to add some ambiance to the beige rug you're currently "cooking" on.

    Get it from The Land of Nod for $69.

    23. A picture book about all the animals you won't find outside your living room tent tonight.

    Get it from Amazon for $13.59.

    24. And a stainless-steel tabletop fire that'll keep the flame alive during your clever inside campout.

    This bio-ethanol fireplace comes with two tempered glass panels and burns smokeless eco-friendly fuel.

    Promising Review: "This is unique and produces real heat! It's amazing — it truly heats a standard-sized room. Everyone who comes to my house is in awe of my own ventless fireplace! And it's so mesmerizing! I ended up buying three as gifts." —Tracy Hogben

    Get it from The Home Depot for $199 or a similar product on Amazon for $49.99.

    They get it.


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    The reviews in this post have been edited for length and clarity.