10 Vital Outdoor Items for the Best Spring Picnics, Hikes and Camping Trips

As the weather warms up, take these products with you to the great outdoors. 

If you live somewhere it gets cold, chances are your time spent outside has been reduced to walking to your car, bus stop or bar for less than a combined hour a day for the last 5 months or so. But where there is winter, spring soon follows and that means you have a short window of time of absolutely perfect weather for a plethora of outdoor activities. Before the temperatures rise to their god forsaken 80-plus degrees, you need to get outside with your pet, partner and good friends.

With these products your time outside will come with some of the enhanced creature comforts of the 21st century while you are still able to enjoy the wind in your hair and the sun at your face. Make the most of your time off this season by going on a picnic, taking a day-long hike or a weekend camping trip, but before you go, you might want to take a look at this list of essentials.

Avoid Ending Up With A Dead Phone with This Portable Power Station

Why We Picked It: If you’ve ever been on a trip and your phone mysteriously drops 20% battery in an unreasonable window of time, you know the anxiety possible dead devices induce. Never fear that again with this turbo-charged portable power bank with every kind of port you could imagine. Includes wall charger, car charger, Type-C cable, DC cable and DC tips and automaticlaly senses your devices to receive the right amount to power for the most efficient charge.

The Portable Firepit That’ll Give Everyone Peace of Mind

Why We Picked It: Traveling with children, animals or even just not wanting to worry about the possible spread of fire or hazards of wet ground, a contained fire is a much easier to manage fire. Perfect for camping, outdoor parties, RVs and tailgating, this packable firepit folds up smaller than your standard camping chair to go anywhere with you.

The Tent and Storage Space Hybrid That Sits On The Top of Your Car

Why We Picked It: Tepui disrupts car camping at its core to give you the luxury of being close to your car without having to deal with the discomfort of sleeping on your cramped car seats. Never wake up on a flooded tent again and don’t fret about where you’ll fit everything for your next trip with this first of its kind car tent with hardshell exterior and included 3-inch thick mattress.

The Only Guitar You’ll Be Taking With You On Your Next Trip

Why We Picked It: Traveling can be chaos for music instruments with all kinds of unpredictable moisture levels and movements that come with being on the go. Instruments can also be clunky, heavy and difficult to pack, but now they don’t have to be. This innovative travel guitar comes in Antique Brown or Maple for your personal preferences and is 31% shorter and 43% lighter than a full sized acoustic guitar so that you and your gang can still enjoy the sweet sound of music around a fire without any concerns.

The Wrist Light That’ll Keep You Safe and Visible At Night

Why We Picked It: For anyone outdoors after night fall, be it bike riders, walkers, runners or campers, visibility is a top concern. Wear this convenient light on your wrist with a comfortable silicone strap or mount to your helmet, bag, bike or body with the included mount and velcro strap. Designed to be durable and waterproof, this light is also practical and lasts 10 hours off one charge and turns to power save mode for 2 hours of light after 85% battery depletion.

The Hardshell Cooler That Will Keep Your Food Safe and Your Drinks Cold

Why We Picked It: One of the best creature comforts of the indoors is refridgeration. With this cooler, you can take a little bit of that with you to the outdoors so you may enjoy cold drinks and fresh food during your trip. With anti-slide rubber feet, this cooler will stay anywhere you put it, be it in the trunk for a road trip or fireside on a camping trip. Comes with a lifetime warranty.

The Easy To Pack Pillow That Doesn’t Sacrifice Comfort

Why We Picked It: One of the worst parts of being out of bed is being without your pillow, but sometimes you just can’t bring your pillow with you. For your next airplane ride, long car ride, camping trip or sleepover, this ultra-packable pillow with washable microseude cover is your solution to traveling with a pillow.

The Only Travel Friendly Blanket You’ll Ever Need

Why We Picked It: Inspired by premium sleeping bags and puffy jackets, this plush throw blanket will keep you warm and dry while staying ultra light. The design is a neat depiction of every 2019 moon phase. Promised durability and comfort for any situation you might find yourself in while outside and away from your bed.

The Portable Grill For The Best Camp Meals

Why We Picked It: Being away from home couldn’t come with a sacrifice in hot meals. This easy-to-set-up and roll to put away grill is the perfect companion for any hike, picnic or camping trip in which you might not have your usual access to a propane grill or stove. Weighs less than 2 pounds.

The Easy To Set Up Hammock You’ll Bring With You Everywhere

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