24 Outdoor Summer Essentials for Unforgettable Season

The days are long and the sun is hot, yet summer seems to go by in an instant every year. Everyone has a different idea of their ideal summer day. It might be hosting a BBQ, playing games with family and friends or seeking out an adventure. 

No matter what you crave, you’re bound to find the most joy in doing it outside. Soak up every day of the season in the fresh air with these must-haves for the great outdoors (or just your backyard.)


Hang Impressive String Lights With Ease

Holiday Styling View on Amazon

Whether you’re hosting a BBQ or a backyard wedding, these Holiday Styling string light poles require no ladder to install, are weather resistant and look like you’re a world class entertainer.

For the Entertainer

Make Snack Boards Feel Like Fine Dining

Tramanto View on Amazon

Make your charcuterie boards dazzle with this Tramanto Olive Wood Cheese and Cutting Board. The rustic designed wood from the Mediterranean makes a beautiful addition to any spread.


Open Wine Bottles Like a Professional Sommelier

HiCoup View on Amazon

In between the dinky tools in your junk drawer and the complicated one you were gifted lies this beauty. The HiCoup all-in-one corkscrew, bottle opener and foil cutter makes serving drinks a breeze.

At-Home Bartending

Mix Up Drinks in Style with a Travel Bartender Kit

Mixology & Craft View on Amazon

Mix up refreshing cocktails in the summer like a pro with this 17-piece bar kit. Wrap up the eye-catching luxurious rose gold set in its carry bag and bring your skills to your next BBQ.

Pizza Fanatics

Make Home like Rome with a Pizza Stone

Hertiage View on Amazon

Pizza night at home is guaranteed fun for the family, but it’s hard to get that crispy crust everyone wants without a ceramic pizza stone. Heritage pizza stone works in ovens and on grills, too.

If You Can’t Sit Still

Pop-Up Game Time with a Portable Net Set

Boulder View on Amazon

An easy to set-up, portable net makes anywhere a place to play tennis, pickleball, volleyball and beyond. The Boulder net is adjustable and weatherproof in case of pop up summer storms.

For the Ultra-Competitive Ones

Portable Ring Toss for Friendly Competition

Elite Sportz View on Amazon

Bring home the fun of ring toss from the boardwalk or carnival. Better yet, throw it in a bag and bring it anywhere you go this summer. The Elite Sportz ring toss is perfect outdoors or in.

Artist at Heart

Paint Like a Pro With Every Color You Need

Crafts 4 All View on Amazon

Whether painting is an old hobby or new, this kit has it all. 60 colors of professional quality paints and brushes from Crafts 4 ALL guarantees that all you’ll need is a canvas to create.

Impromptu Game Time

Turn Any Table Into a Gaming Table

Nibiru Sport View on Amazon

Ping pong tables are big investments, but we have a more affordable version up our sleeve. This Nibiru Sport set comes with the paddles, balls and a retractable net all in one easy to carry case to gamify any table.

Beginner Gardening

Become a Plant Person

Villa Acacia View on Amazon

Take up gardening without the intimidation of finding a place to build a big, full garden. These ready to use Villa Acacia planter boxes are perfect for the home gardener — and they’re beautiful, too!

For Your Adventurous Child

Level-Up from a Regular Rope Swing

Jungle Gym Kingdom View on Amazon

Every kid wants a rope swing – memories of it will last a lifetime! This Jungle Gym Kingdom Tree Swing comes with a seat and climbing knots and it’s easy to DIY any swing set or tree.

Restaurant Quality Food at Home

Season and Garnish with Fresh Herbs Like a Pro

Nature's Blossom View on Amazon

Nothing elevates a dish like fresh herbs. Turn our restaurant quality dishes with Nature’s Blossom Herb Garden Starter Kit. This comes with everything you need and makes it easy.


Your Gardening Journey Is About to Get Started with Nature’s Blossom

Nature's Blossom View on Amazon

Spend less at the produce department at the store with Nature’s Blossom Superfood Starter Kit. It comes with everything you need to start gardening — and better yet, they can grow indoors or outdoors!

Clean-House Obsessed

Catch Uninvited Bugs with Glue Boards

Katchy View on Amazon

If you didn’t know about the best bug trap already, consider getting a Katchy. The discreet, effective traps have custom glue boards that are easy to refill for even the biggest bug hater.

For Someone With Too Much Stuff

Protect Your Yard Gear From The Elements

YardStash View on Amazon

You’re loaded up with stuff but with nowhere to put it. Unlike other deck boxes that can warp and crack, YardStash created a weatherproof and portable 85 gallon storage solution.

Cardio Without the Pain

Turn Biking from Pain to a Joy

Bikeroo View on Amazon

Whether you’re biking to reduce your carbon footprint or increase cardio, this oversized gel bike set from Bikeroo is designed for comfort. It’s also compatible with indoor stationary bikes.


Carry The Necessities Without Pockets

Gear Beast View on Amazon

No matter where adventure takes you, Gear Beast makes it possible to take your phone and ID, too, with a universal lanyard. It’s comfortable, durable and comes in 13 colors.


Take in Nature from a New Vantage Point

E Tronic Edge View on Amazon

Nature lovers can watch birds in the sky or dolphins at the beach with E Tronic Edge Binoculars. It comes with a carrying case and everything you need to use and maintain them.

BYOB Must-Have

Refillable Ice Packs That Keep Provisions Cold for 48 Hours

Cooler Shock View on Amazon

Once you have reusable ice packs, you’ll wonder why you hadn’t earlier. Keep your drinks and food cold without fear of chemicals or melting ice with Cooler Shock reusable ice packs.


An Air Mattress That Makes Camping a Vacation

EnerPlex View on Amazon

Between roughing it and glamping is ideal camping that includes the EnerPlex coil construction air mattress. It’s puncture resistant and inflates in two minutes with an automatic pump.

Never Run Low on Battery

A Phone Charging Station That’s Bound to Power the Whole Family

Hercules Tuff View on Amazon

Tired of keeping up with borrowed chargers? Keep everyone in the family charged with this Hercules charging station, which charges up to six devices at once without the extra wires and outlets.

Dream of The Ritz

Get Luxury Hotel Sleep at Home

Hotel Sheets Direct View on Amazon

100% Bamboo is an extremely breathable, moisture wicking alternative bedding material to keep you cool on hot nights. Deep pocketed sheets fit all beds and are as soft as silk.

For Family Fun

Keep Your Kids Swinging into Summer

Jungle Gym Kingdom View on Amazon

The Jungle Gym Kingdom Trapeze Swing Bar is the perfect addition to your growing backyard playset. Jungle Gym products are extremely sturdy and available in different color options.

Keeping Comfortable

Carry Your New Favorite Seat Around

bonVIVO View on Amazon

Whether you’re building a place for meditation or heading to the park, the bonVIVO Easy III chair folds up and can be carried by its handle to create a supportive seat on the floor.

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