We have been trapped in our houses for well over a year and nothing gives me more happiness than a trip in the outdoors to connect with mother nature. As things are starting to open again I have been planning for our next getaway locally. I miss short trips enjoying everything from camping, beach days and hiking and most of all exploring new and exciting places. Amazon inspires me when it comes to shopping for a leather backpack that can be taken almost anywhere to being prepared bag of essential gadgets; one of which will ultimately end up saving the day and saving our vacation. Amazon's collection is the best value for money on the internet. I love that it is a one stop shop where you can find everything: from portable coolers that will keep your food and cans cool to a running belt perfect for those long hikes. And when we cannot get away there is always enjoying in our own garden so I find Amazon useful for items you need for the garden. Such as this electric trimmer which has turned my hedges from unsightly to elegantly manicured sculptures. I do hope you will also find something great in this article which will help you enjoy the great outdoors with the right tools and gadgets. Enjoy reading!
We hope you find these products as awesome as we do. Just an FYI: We are a participant in the Amazon affiliate program, and may receive a share of sales from links on this page. Prices on Amazon fluctuate so anything mentioned below might change as soon we publish it!
This Fitness Tracker will Track your Distance, Steps, Calories and Heart-Rate
I've burnt more calories in the last six-months using this waterproof fitness tracker because it keeps me motivated. Not only does it show the steps and distance covered to keep me running, but it also monitors my sleep hours for a healthy routine. It has a long-battery life, the best part is I never miss any messages or calls from work when I am out and about because it's all right there on my wrist.
This Hold-All Running Belt with Sealed Zippers is One Size Fits All
I enjoy wearing this running belt for my walking and jogging sessions. The sealed zippers have enough space to keep all my belongings such as my phone, earphones, house keys, and some coins; and this way I can jog handsfree. Its one-size-fits-all feature is great so you don't have to worry about size before adding it to the cart.
This Charcoal Grill is Great for Cooking an Entire Meal for the Family
My family loves to eat grilled meats and vegetables cooked over the camp-fire. This portable charcoal grill is easy to carry anywhere because of its lightweight and I don't have to worry about grilling using sticks or skewers anymore. Its surface of 150 square inches is large enough to grill food for my entire family. Portable and genius!
This LED Flashlight with Five Light Modes is a Must-Have Outdoor Gadget
The modes of this flashlight are pretty easy to cycle through, making it a perfect add-on for both indoor and outdoor use. It is a life saver whenever there is a power outage, emergency, or during night times when you are outdoors or in the backyard looking for something.
This Insulated Thermo Mug with 22k Reviews has Three Different Lids
I've bought quite a few insulated tumblers over the last decade, but this thermo mug is my favorite without a doubt. Being insulated, I carry both hot or cold beverages in it, and the freshness or the taste remains the same for most of the day. The best feature is that it has three types of lids - straw lid, round stainless lid, and flip lid. Simply a must-have for carting around your daily beverage whether hot or cold.
These Cooler Freeze Packs are Reusable, Colder than Ice to Keep Cans Cool
Who doesn't love their beverages to stay as cold as they remain in the refrigerator when going for camping or picnics. These cooler freeze packs work amazingly well for up to 48 hours, keeping your food and cans cold without any mess. I filled them just once, and since then I've been reusing them for my food meals and drinks.
This Garden Nozzle has Eight Spray Patterns for Watering and Washing
I recently started my own herb garden and this spray nozzle is perfect for delivering the right amount of water to my seedlings and plants. I use different spray patterns like shower, mist and soaker for my plants. I even use its flat and rinse pattern to wash my car or bathe my pets. It's the perfect nozzle and I wish I found it much sooner.
This Swim Inflatable Pool is Ideal for Playtime on those Hot Days
This swim pool is one of my favorite items for the summers. While enjoying the sun bath in my backyard, my husband and I both float side by side getting tanned. It is great for kids' fun and games as they can have an extremely playful, active time outdoors.
This Vegetable Seed Pack is Perfect for Planting in the Canadian Climate
I find gardening therapeutic in every way. I love the taste of my home-grown carrots, tomatoes, peppers, peas, and spinach from my kitchen garden. This vegetable pack comes with a variety of seeds that is great for short-growing season in Canada, and you get a bonus of other veggies: beans, cucumber, kale, lettuce, and zucchini. Such an essential pack to have when you have a green thumb and want to save money by growing your own.
This Outdoor Rug will Transform your Outside Space
As the weather starts to brighten up, I have been looking for a rug to refresh the space on my back deck. This outdoor rug has been such a great addition to the space. I feel like I have a whole new area I can now enjoy when all I've done is invest in this gorgeous rug. I'm thinking of getting the cream for the front of the house I love it so much.
These Moisture Wicking Headbands will Soak Up your Sweat and Keep You Dry
Now you can comfortably go outdoors for running, exercise or jogging on a scorching hot day with these headbands on. By wearing these, you can keep the sweat and hair off your eyes and forehead. Leaving an evaporating cooling effect on the skin, these are a must-have for fitness freaks.
This Water Bottle with 28k Reviews also has 4.7 Star Rating
We are a family with a lot of reusable drinking containers. It has to be said, but this water bottle is great for carrying outdoors to jogs, exercise or run seshes. Its straw lid will help you drink without sloshing, making it a must-have to carry when on-the-go. One customer review says, "This is by far the best bottle that I own. I am going to have to buy more of these bottles!".
This Portable Outdoor Ceramic Space Heater will Keep you Toasty Warm
My outdoor setup always includes a portable heater because during the summer months the temperature drops so quickly. It's nice to be able to stretch being outside for as long as possible. Now this guy is a save up and invest in item because of it's price tag. However, this heater has been a blessing for gatherings on my deck. It's super compact and the best part is there is no mess to clean up afterwards and it is portable so it keeps you warm anywhere, anytime.
These Polarized Sunglasses with 16k Reviews have UV Protected Lenses
If you are a shades geek too just like my husband then try these sunglasses that are 100% UV protected. It looks stylish and has an amazing clarity when you go outdoors on a sunny day. Lightweight, comfortable to wear all day long what else does the wearer need!
This Travel Backpack Comes with a In-Built USB Charging Port
I bought this bag for both my kids. It's their go-to backpack as it has a charging port for devices and a password lock to keep their belongings safe. Perfect for any activity really and I love that there is a phone charger in built so I don't have to worry about their phones running out of battery while they are out and about. What a gadget!
This Garden Gnome is Just a Bit of Fun...
Having a garden gnome in the backyard is a sign of prosperity and good luck. Or so I'm told. This garden gnome is a bit of old fashioned fun and I have him in the garden right out front in full view. He gets a lot of compliments and gives people a nice healthy dose of laughter. Which lets face it is always much needed.
This Garden Tool Kit is Nothing Less than a True Necessity this Season
This handy pack of garden tools is all in one kit; a pruner, weeder, transplanter, cultivator or rake. They are super handy especially in my herb garden when I need to plow before replanting or carry out some maintenance. It's really great quality so it will definitely last many seasons.
These Women Leggings are Amazon's Best Pair for Fit and Durability
I always prefer yoga leggings that are flattering and at the same time not see-through. I love this brand because the leggings fit me so well, absorbs moisture and hold in my wobbly bits. One of the customers even reviewed it as the "Best Legging Ever!!!"
Up your Outdoor Workout with this Weighted Vest with In-Built Phone Pocket
This workout vest is great for cardio and weight training sessions. Designed with evenly distributed weights on both sides and a pocket to either keep your phone or add some extra weights if you like, this is truly a must-have for every exercise sesh.
This No-Spill Watering Can is Perfect for Tending to your Indoor Plants
I love an indoor plant and I have names for all of them. I know... I'm special. I have this watering can which has a capacity of ½ gallon with a narrow spout and comfortable grip. No more spillage!
This Mildew Resistant Handy Mat is the Perfect Outdoor Accessory
This beach mat is a great item to have in the car at all times. Whether you are going for a picnic or a beach party, this mat will let you sit, play and eat on it comfortably without getting all muddy. It has two pockets on the side which are useful for carrying other belongings.
This Hammock has Tree-Friendly and Hassle Free Straps
We have this hammock for enjoying the tree shade on a sunny day. It's the best. With over 14k reviewers commenting on how easy it is to install using the tree-friendly straps, it's a must have for your back yard or when you are camping. It's lightweight and comfortable to lounge in, and cozy enough to sleep. Just perfect!
These Under Armour Shoes are Durable and Affordable
If you want the best running shoe for your dollar then don't go further than these well-cushioned shoes from Under Armour. They are fantastic for hiking and running trails and give fantastic support to your feet and heels. A customer says, "I LOVE this shoe so much I will buy a second pair."
This Portable Shade Shelter is the Perfect Protection from Harmful UV Rays
Whenever there is warmer weather and I am heading outdoors to the park with the kids. I like to carry this shade shelter along with me. It is perfect for sunny days when the kids have been playing and need a spot in the shade to rest and eat snacks. The perfect outdoor gadget.
These Gardening Gloves are Soft and Eco-Friendly
These gardening gloves are perfect for use in the garden as they protect the hands from injury due to the latex material. I also love the bright cute colors they come in.
This Water-Resistant Daypack is Stylish and has 30L Capacity
I love durable backpack that has multiple pockets, water-resistant fabric and comfortable straps. If you need the perfect every day pack this is great as it is made with thick durable material which will last wear and tear. It also comes in a variety of colors so there is sure to be one to choose from.
This Playing Net with Balls is Perfect for Beach Days or Backyard Games
I am always trying to find games for the family to enjoy which include a bit of exercise. This net with three balls is perfect as it requires a cardio workout. It is compact and lightweight, so it is easily transportable to the beach, camping site or park. Or even just in your own back garden.
This Resistance Bands Set is your own Personal Gym in a Bag
If you want just one item which you can get a full body workout to burn some fat and make muscles stronger, then look no further than these resistance bands. The bands are marked with different weights, allowing you to choose as per your workout routine. Carry them anywhere and build your muscles wherever you go.
This Jump Rope will Increase your Fitness with a Great Cardio Workout
When I don't have time to get a jog in before I start my day but need to get some cardio into my daily workout. I use this jump rope which is super easy to store and takes up no space at all. You tailor the rope's length to your height by measuring it to your armpit level. Plus the kids can also use them so they have a multi-use in our house.
Jump Some Hoops with this Spalding Basketball
This basketball is great for playing on your outdoors. You will get the perfect dribble or catch and 19k reviews say can't be wrong. My kids love practicing in the driveway with their friends. They are often out there for hours which means they aren't playing Minecraft which makes me happy.
This Portable Cooler will Keep your Food and Drinks Cool
Not getting a chilled can on a sunny beach day is both sad and terrible. However, this portable cooler is a saviour as it comes with a great capacity to store all your snacks and drinks. Its durable handle on top lets you carry it with ease. I always keep it on hand for camping and beach days.
These Peach Resistance Bands will Tone your Booty
Home workouts have become part of our typical schedule. I personally don't want to have a bunch of bulky gym equipment lying about. So I bought these resistance bands for my leg workouts to focus on toning my booty. They are easy to store but super effective. You will feel the difference as these will intensify your training session. Choose the resistance level, slide into this non-grip band, and build your booty.
This Umbrella Canopy will Transform your Patio Decor
We enjoy having our meals outside during the warmer months. Our table is situated in a sun trap so I am always conscious of the children getting burnt. So I got this umbrella for the table to provide some shade for them. It comes in variety of sizes and colors to suit your existing decor. The umbrella's are well made with durable material and easy installation make it a must-have. You can enjoy under its shade on the hotter days without getting burnt.
This Electric Trimmer for Trimming your Edges of your Driveway and Paths
I hate it when I've just mowed the lawns and they look all nice and neat but they have messy overgrowth to the paths and driveway. I use this electric trimmer to give a more manicured and groomed look to my garden. I think it makes it look so much neater. Easy to use and it's long power cord means I get right down to the guttering at the front of the lawn.
These Socks Like Slip-On are Great to Wear for Water Sports
Venture outdoors with these slip-ons that are great for cycling, water sports, gardening, car-washing and jogging. Made with rubber soles, you can even keep a pair in your bag while hiking to protect your feet from any bruises. A perfect outdoor item for this season.
These Hanging Solar Powered Lights Look Magical in the Garden
I love decorating my garden and making it a space that we can enjoy. I got these little additions to the outside space last summer. These garden lights look absolutely magical at night. They are solar powered so I do not have to worry about charging them or batteries, they just take in the sun rays and off they go. Truly magical!
These Solar Powered Outdoor Lights will Light Up your Outside Spaces
These solar LED lights with three working modes are great to have in the fence, garage or garden area. They are bright and adequately light up any patio or outside area. The best part is that these LED lights are solar powered so will charge up during the day when the sun is out. Which means no big electricity bills for you.