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Weber Genesis II E-310 Gas Grill
Weber Genesis II E-310 Gas Grill

The Weber Genesis II E-310 Gas Grill offers 513 square inches of cooking area and three burners. It produces 37,500 BTU of heat and produces consistent temperatures. A 156-square inch tuck-away warming rack prevents your freshly grilled food from getting cold. There are two folding side tables with six hooks to organize cooking tools and keep grilling essentials nearby.

Buy Now! $699 on Amazon!
Favorite Gas Grill!
Weber Original Kettle Premium Charcoal Grill, 22"
Weber Original Kettle Premium Charcoal Grill, 22"

The bowl and lid of this grill are made with a baked-on porcelain-enamel coating to prevent peeling and flaking. To light, Weber recommends starting with about 50 charcoal briquettes. Assembly was easy, and testers noted the cooking quality to be very good. Additionally, the quality materials make this grill durable and long-lasting for an affordable price.

Buy Now! $149 on Amazon!
Charcoal Fave!
Weber Spirit E310 Gas Barbecue Grill
Weber Spirit E310 Gas Barbecue Grill

The Weber Spirit E310 features 3 stainless steel burners and a maximum heat of 30,000 BTU per hour! Cooking grates are made of porcelain-enameled steel, stainless steel, and porcelain-enameled cast iron. These qualities contribute to even and consistent heating over the 424-square inch primary cooking area. It is easy to set up with assembly time taking just an hour!

Buy Now! $489 on Amazon!
Runner Up!
Char Broil American Gourmet 800 Series Charcoal Grill
Char Broil American Gourmet 800 Series Charcoal Grill

A full-length front shelf on this grill provides you with even more space for prep work. The ash pan can be removed for cleaning. There is a temperature gauge on the hood of this grill so you can monitor the heat. You can control the heat and smoke via the multiple dampers and adjustable height fire grate.

Buy Now! $155 on Amazon!
Extra Large Pick!
The Original PK Grill & Smoker
The Original PK Grill & Smoker

This made-in-the-USA charcoal grill comes on a stand with a shelf underneath that can be used for storage. There are 4 sliding vents to control the temperature: two on the top lid and two dampers beneath the fire. This enables you to create two heating zones for different food items you are cooking.

Buy Now! $369 on Amazon!
Also Great!
Weber Q1200
Weber Q1200

This grill has one high-grade stainless steel burner and the cast-iron cooking grates are porcelain-enameled. It is convenient to light with the press of a button, which we preferred for portability – you don't want to have to carry a bunch of charcoal briquettes along with you to your cookout destination. We love that this portable grill is available in 9 colors, so you can choose one that suits your style.

Buy Now! $199 on Amazon!
Portable Pick!
Big Agnes Big Creek 30 Double Sleeping Bag
Big Agnes Big Creek 30 Double Sleeping Bag

One feature we really appreciated with this bag is that there are zippers on both sides, so if someone wants to get up they won't need to disturb their sleeping companion to get out of the bag. Each side of the bag has its own individual mummy hood. The low profile cordlock allows you to un-cinch the hood one-handed.

Buy Now! $249 on Amazon!
Great for Couples!
Coleman Oak Point Cool Weather Sleeping Bag
Coleman Oak Point Cool Weather Sleeping Bag

There is a small pocket on the inner part of the bag that is perfect to store your phone, which is a nice touch. Testers noted that they felt warm enough in the bag, and Coleman boasts of several features to help conserve heat. We love that this sleeping bag is machine-washable. Coleman offers a 5-year warranty on their products.

Buy Now! $33 on Amazon!
Under $40!
Kelty Big Dipper Kids Sleeping Bag
Kelty Big Dipper Kids Sleeping Bag

The Big Dipper is recommended for kids ages 4-12 years, and feature an expandable footbox that adds an extra 12 inches to the bag, perfect for growing children. The Woobie has a double zipper design (one zipper on each side of the bag), which is perfect for parents who need to reach over and comfort fussy little ones in the night.

Buy Now! $79 on Amazon!
Our Pick for Kids
Kelty Cosmic
Kelty Cosmic

It is made with down insulation (600 fill power DriDown), which helps it dry more quickly than traditional down options. A stuff sack is included. Kelty sleeping bags have a lifetime warranty against manufacturing defects in materials and workmanship.

Buy Now! $160 on Amazon!
Also Great!
Sierra Design Mobile Mummy
Sierra Design Mobile Mummy

This bag comes in a number of different colors to suit your individual style. It is available with poly-fiber synthetic or down filling.Sierra Designs sleeping bags have a lifetime warranty against manufacturing defects in materials and workmanship. Testers stayed warm, and if they got too hot, they just unzipped the legs so that they felt comfortable again. The unique design cannot be beat!

Buy Now! $299 on Amazon!
Our Favorite!
Banana Boat Sunscreen Lip Balm with Aloe Vera & Vitamin E
Banana Boat Sunscreen Lip Balm with Aloe Vera & Vitamin E

This lip balm offers SPF 45 UVA and UVB protection, and is also water resistant for up to 80 minutes. The small size makes it easy to take with you wherever you go, and it felt good on testers' lips.

Buy Now! $5.79 for 2 on Amazon!
Top Lip Balm
Banana Boat Sport Performance UltraMist SPF 100
Banana Boat Sport Performance UltraMist SPF 100

This spray sunscreen comes with an easy to use twist and lock cap. It goes on clear so you don't have to worry about white streaks. The SPF 100 blocks against 99% of UVB rays.

Buy Now! $8.89 on Amazon!
Nice Choice!
Neutrogena Clear Face SPF 55
Neutrogena Clear Face SPF 55

This sunscreen is perfect for protecting your face every day. It offers UVA and UVB protection to prevent wrinkles or dark skin discolorations from appearing on your face. It's fragrance-free so you won't be bothered by any strong sunscreen smells.

Buy Now! $9.99 on Amazon!
Great for Faces
Coppertone UltraGuard Sunscreen Lotion
Coppertone UltraGuard Sunscreen Lotion

This sunscreen is photostable to offer long-lasting UVA and UVB protection. It has a light sunscreen scent when first applying, but this scent quickly dissipates. Perfect for daily use or a beach vacation!

Buy Now! $9.99 on Amazon!
Favorite!
Picnic Time Canterbury English Style Picnic Basket with Deluxe Service for Two
Picnic Time Canterbury English Style Picnic Basket with Deluxe Service for Two

This basket comes with all of the utensils you could need for two people: 2 porcelain plates, 2 hand-blown wine glasses, 2 stainless steel forks, knives, and spoons, 1 stainless steel cheese knife with wooden handle, 1 hardwood cutting board, 1 stainless steel waiter-style corkscrew, one nickel-plated bottle stopper with real cork, 1 set of stainless steel salt and pepper shakers, 2 napkins, 1 insulated wine duffel, 1 insulated zipper-top cooler, 2 food storage containers, 1 stainless steel vacuum flask, 2 double-walled stainless steel coffee mugs, and 1 acrylic fleece picnic blanket.

Buy Now! $194 on Amazon!
Most Romantic!
Picnic Plus Tandoor 4 Person Deluxe Picnic Backpack
Picnic Plus Tandoor 4 Person Deluxe Picnic Backpack

The Tandoor 4 Person Deluxe Picnic Basket comes with a set of four melamine plates, acrylic goblets, cotton napkins, stainless steel flatware, wooden handle bottle opener, stainless steel salt/pepper shakers, wooden cutting board, cheese knife, and a bottle stopper.

Buy Now! $112 on Amazon!
So Cute!
Picnic at Ascot Wine and Cheese Cooler Bag
Picnic at Ascot Wine and Cheese Cooler Bag

A padded center divider protects wine bottles, and a zipper keeps everything nicely contained. There are pockets to carry your corkscrew, cheese knife, and cutting board. An adjustable shoulder strap makes this bag easy to carry. You can choose among eight different colors/patterns. It also has a lifetime warranty.

Buy Now! $40 on Amazon!
Adorable!
Picnic at Ascot Large Family Size Collapsible Picnic Basket
Picnic at Ascot Large Family Size Collapsible Picnic Basket

The collapsible design makes it super easy to store in winter when it may not get as much use. Even though it feels very strong and durable, you'll feel some extra peace of mind thanks to its lifetime warranty. This basket is reasonably priced at $40 on Amazon.

Buy Now! $40 on Amazon!
Stores Easily!
Practico Outdoors Extra-Large Picnic & Outdoor Blanket with Water-Resistant Backing
Practico Outdoors Extra-Large Picnic & Outdoor Blanket with Water-Resistant Backing

This would be great to use not just for picnics but also concerts, festivals, sporting events, or even to cover the back seat of your car if you have pets. It is made with premium polar fleece for comfort while sitting, and the back is made out of waterproof material so you don't have to worry when sitting on damp grass.

Buy Now! $23 on Amazon!
Great Blanket!
La Roche-Posay Anthelios Clear Skin Dry Touch Sunscreen
La Roche-Posay Anthelios Clear Skin Dry Touch Sunscreen

This oil-free sunscreen was especially designed for oily skin so that it will protect without clogging breakouts. It actually won a number of awards, such as the 2017 Glamour Beauty Award and 2016 The Oprah Magazine Best Beauty Product.

Buy Now! $19.99 on Amazon!
Sunscreen Pick!
Hoka One One SpeedGoat 2 - Men's
Hoka One One SpeedGoat 2 - Men's

The oversize EVA midsole is designed to provide cushioning that still feels lightweight. The wide platform also gives you a feeling of greater stability on rough terrain. The shoe has mesh construction which makes it very breathable – great for long runs when your feet may expand.

Buy Now! $156.34 on Amazon!
Top Pick!
Hoka One One SpeedGoat 2 - Women's
Hoka One One SpeedGoat 2 - Women's

The oversize EVA midsole is designed to provide cushioning that still feels lightweight. The wide platform also gives you a feeling of greater stability on rough terrain. The shoe has mesh construction which makes it very breathable – great for long runs when your feet may expand.

Buy Now! $149 on Amazon!
Top Pick!
Hoka One One Challenger ATR 3 Running Shoe - Men's
Hoka One One Challenger ATR 3 Running Shoe - Men's

Reviewers loved the cushioned comfort they felt when running in these shoes, and they note that they felt lightweight. The 4 mm lugs provide decent trail traction. Whether on the trail or on the road, these shoes are comfortable to wear!

Buy Now! $104 on Amazon!
Runner Up!
Hoka One One Challenger ATR 3 Running Shoe - Women's
Hoka One One Challenger ATR 3 Running Shoe - Women's

Reviewers loved the cushioned comfort they felt when running in these shoes, and they note that they felt lightweight. The 4 mm lugs provide decent trail traction. Whether on the trail or on the road, these shoes are comfortable to wear!

Buy Now! $104 on Amazon!
Runner Up!
Saucony Peregrine 7 - Men's
Saucony Peregrine 7 - Men's

The exterior of this shoe is made of TPU (thermoplastic polyurethanes) – a tough material with high tear strength, making it a great choice for running in rough, rocky conditions, both in terms of shoe durability and for protecting your feet.

Buy Now! $57.60 on Amazon!
Also Great!
Saucony Peregrine 7 - Women's
Saucony Peregrine 7 - Women's

The exterior of this shoe is made of TPU (thermoplastic polyurethanes) – a tough material with high tear strength, making it a great choice for running in rough, rocky conditions, both in terms of shoe durability and for protecting your feet.

Buy Now! $43.15 on Amazon!
Also Great!
Salomon Sense Ride - Men's
Salomon Sense Ride - Men's

The Quick Fit lacing system means that you don't tie the shoes – simply pull and lock the elastic, then tuck away in the lace pocket. The shoe felt comfortable to wear and works great in slick conditions.

Buy Now! $89 on Amazon!
Nice Choice!
Salomon Sense Ride - Women's
Salomon Sense Ride - Women's

The Quick Fit lacing system means that you don't tie the shoes – simply pull and lock the elastic, then tuck away in the lace pocket. The shoe felt comfortable to wear and works great in slick conditions.

Buy Now! $79 on Amazon!
Nice Choice!
Giro Synthe MIPS
Giro Synthe MIPS

This helmet is great because it gives you the benefit of ventilation without sacrificing speed. We love the comfortable fit. A docking port allows you to keep sunglasses secure as you ride..

Buy Now! $202.46 on Amazon!
Our Pick
Bell Stratus MIPS
Bell Stratus MIPS

The Overbrow Ventilation system on this helmet helps to keep you cool while riding, and the helmet features 18 vents. There are reflective decals on select colors, so we recommend choosing that option if you ride in darker conditions.

Buy Now! $104.95 on Amazon!
Budget Pick!
Kask Protone
Kask Protone

We like that the inner padding is removable and washable, which is great for after sweaty rides – just remember to put it in again before your next one! The chin pad with eco-leather chinstrap is also washable.

Buy Now! Starts at $174 on Amazon!
Love It!
Kask Mojito
Kask Mojito

This helmet offers plenty of cooling air while you ride thanks to the 26 vents -- great for hot days! This helmet features high visibility stickers to help keep you safely visible when riding in darker conditions. It felt comfortable and lightweight during rides.

Buy Now! Starting at $95 on Amazon!
Also Great!
Kelty Trail Ridge 6
Kelty Trail Ridge 6

The floor and fly are made of 68D polyester with 1800mm waterproofing to keep you and your gear dry. Multiple internal storage pockets are perfect for items you want to keep nearby, and there is even a nightlight pocket. The zippers are quiet, so you won't disturb others if you need to exit the tent for a bathroom break in the middle of the night.

Buy Now! $335 on Amazon!
Our Pick!
Marmot Limestone 4P Tent
Marmot Limestone 4P Tent

We love that the set-up instructions are conveniently printed on the stuff sack so you'll always have them handy. A lampshade pocket can hold a headlamp to provide light throughout the tent. It is available in two colors: green moss or orange spice arona.

Buy Now! $358 on Amazon!
Also Great!
Tepui Kukenam Ruggedized 3 Tent
Tepui Kukenam Ruggedized 3 Tent

This car tent is very durable and can withstand all sorts of weather conditions. A high density 2.5-inch foam mattress with removable cotton cover will provide you with comfort from the hard top of your car. A ladder is used to climb up to your tent atop your car. Built-in screened panels let you stargaze right from within your tent.

Buy Now! $1425 on Amazon!
So Comfy!
Big Agnes Copper Spur HV UL2
Big Agnes Copper Spur HV UL2

The two-tone mesh allows you to choose privacy or transparency to view the stars. A"quick stash" on the tent door allows you to easily store the unzipped door out of the way. There is an oversized pocket above the sleeping area for storing devices. Reviewers note good rain protection when using this tent, and testers love how roomy and lightweight it is.

Buy Now! $449 on Amazon!
So Lightweight!
Mountainsmith Morrison 2 Person 3 Season Tent
Mountainsmith Morrison 2 Person 3 Season Tent

The tent fly ventilation windows kept the air inside the tent feeling like it was circulating. At just over $100, it is a great choice for backpack campers on a budget! It does well in rainy weather conditions so you can rest assured that you and your gear will stay dry.

Buy Now! $111 on Amazon!
Budget Pick!
Polaris F9550 Sport Robotic Pool Cleaner
Polaris F9550 Sport Robotic Pool Cleaner

A Tangle Reducing Swivel keeps the cord from getting tangled while this robotic pool cleaner operates. This robotic pool cleaner has 25% more vacuum power and 4 times as much debris capacity as other cleaners. The 7-day programmable timer lets you set the cleaning schedule and forget it.

Buy Now! $1,061 on Amazon!
Outstanding!
Intex Easy Set Pool Set
Intex Easy Set Pool Set

This pool offers dual suction outlet fittings for water circulation. The Intex Easy Set Pool comes with a limited 90-day warranty.  Reviewers loved how easy it was to set up.

Buy Now! $339 on Amazon!
Top Pick!