When it comes to shopping for holiday gifts, there’s no shortage of seasonal items that will put a smile on any lucky recipient’s face. But how much better to find a gift that someone can use all year round. Even better: one that subtly prompts them to step outside for some exercise and/or fresh air. Something they can use while freezing sandwiches during a soccer game And to stay cool and hydrated on a scorching summer hike. Something like a vacuum beverage container with double insulation and a stainless steel lining. Well, check it out: all kinds of Hydro Flask products are now on sale on Amazon. Here are some of our favorites.
Yes, the word canteen suggests sipping clandestine alcohol. And, well, no judgment here, you do it, but this tiny vessel (at 10 ounces) is also great for a wine-sipping beach confab with friends, not to mention it’ll also keep your morning joe, chamomile tea. hot cocoa in the afternoon and in the evening. There are eight colors available at this price point.
“I love my hip flask,” this all-temperature advocate said. “This is the perfect sized mug for travel, camping, etc. It keeps my cold drinks remarkably cold and my tea nice and hot for hours. I’m so happy with this purchase!!”
If there’s a standard bearer for the Hydro Flask line, it’s probably this 24-ounce variety. Its slim profile makes it a cinch to throw into a backpack, car cup holder, even an inside jacket pocket. It will keep things cold and hot for 24 and 12 hours respectively. It’s no mean feat. Features the patented Flex Strap and Flex Cap.
“I like it so much I had to get another one!” confessed a marine-minded expert who owns this model in Seagrass and Starfish. “I love this bottle not only because it’s great for keeping drinks cold or hot, but the design is SO smooth! The color? Oh my gosh, it’s so pretty! Highly recommend.”
This big boy is what you want for a long day at work, a multi-hour hike for two, or a day at the beach. With a full gallon capacity, you can load it directly with cold water or the bev of your choice, or throw in a few ice cubes to really keep things cool.
“This is the ultimate pitcher,” said one happy moisturizer. “I need ice water that tastes good, away from home. This pitcher has three main roles. 1: Camping — ice water, all weekend for two. 2: Weekend away from home (hotel, for example) where you can’t find tasty water. 3: Afternoon with my kids and dog at the park. They each need a ton.”
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The reviews cited above reflect the most recent releases at the time of posting.