Gift Guide: 14 Ideas Under $50 for the Most Outdoorsy Host You Know

Hosts are naturally very giving, welcoming people. It’s up to us, as good guests, to understand and reciprocate that. The perfect host gifts will ideally be useful or things they don’t think to buy for themselves. Step beyond bringing some after dinner coffee beans and bring something to make the host smile, without breaking the bank.

Check out our collection of 14 gifts under $50 and find your perfect present.

1. To get the party started,

openers
Amazon

You may not need a bottle or wine opener every day, but when you need one, you really need one. With a dinner party going on, a host is sure to appreciate an extra opener floating around, especially such good looking ones.

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2. To keep the conversation flowing,

book
Amazon

A coffee table book about one of the host’s interests is sure to please. This history of American muscle cars has beautiful photos and descriptions that might make the guests want to run off to a car auction.

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3. For the cocktail lover,

cool-ice
Amazon

These easy-to-use silicone ice molds makes the coolest ice you’ve ever had at home. These fit in with any kind of drink, from an Old Fashioned to lemonade.

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4. For the foodies,

salt
Amazon

This collection of salts from around the world makes a perfect gift for both the experienced chef as well as the beginner, and chances are your host is one of those. Offer this collection to your host and prepare to be invited back for new treats.

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5. To stock the bar,

bitters
Amazon

Bitters are the backbone to hundreds of classic cocktails. Grab this sampler of American made bitters and prepare for a night of delicious drinks.

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6. For the always prepared,

multitool
Amazon

Sometimes it’s worth it to grab a gift that’s more for the host than for the party. A capable and sturdy multitool is one of the best gifts you can offer someone who doesn’t already have one.

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7. To shake things up,

shaker
Amazon

While the host’s worrying about the food, help him out by mixing up some drinks. Muddle, shake, and stir those cocktails right with this 5-piece bar set.

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8. To expand his flavor horizons,

oils
Amazon

There’s a lot more to oil than olives, peanuts, and motors. Offer this trio of oils and he’ll be sure to enjoy experimenting this trio of flavorful and new oils.

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9. To help make a statement,

bottle-rack
Amazon

If he prepared well and invited the right people, expect your host to have quite a few wine bottles on hand. Help him show his appreciation and make a statement with this deer antler wine rack.

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 10. For game nights,

cards
Amazon

These aren’t your average playing cards. With the known quality of Bicycle and the stylish design, this deck is sure to be enjoyed for hours to come.

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11. For the traditionalists,

tumblers
Amazon

Bring a classic look to the party with these elegant and sturdy tumblers. Dishwasher-safe and chip resistant, this is the kind of gift you can expect to keep on giving.

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12. For the discerning bacon lover,

Amazon
Amazon

This sweet and savory jam is great on it’s own, but pairs wonderfully with many cheeses. Off this to your host to add to their appetizers, or save it for a wonderful morning-after breakfast.

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13. To keep things fresh,

wine-stoppers
Amazon

Wise drinkers recognize that there comes a time when it truly is a better idea to cork the bottle than polish it off. Help your host come to terms with that with these beautiful, handmade bottle stoppers.

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14. For the lumberjack with good taste,

cutting-board
Amazon

Save your cheese-loving, party-hosting lumberjack friend a step by giving him something he can both cut and serve on. Bring the great outdoors inside with this beech log and axe cutting board set.

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Read More: Gift Guide: 10 Gifts that Make Dinner Parties So Much Better