Our goal this winter is to get outside as much as possible, whether it’s dining on restaurant patios or picnicking with friends (from a safe distance). When the temperatures dip below freezing, these outdoor blankets will keep you warm and let you linger outside longer.
Perfectly portable, the Rumpl NanoLoft Puffy Blanket packs down in its included stuff sack to a size that’s easy to carry. The insulating NanoLoft technology warms like down, but compresses smaller and works even on wet days.
Designed to stand up to repeated washings, ChappyWrap blankets can be used indoors or outdoors and then thrown in the washing machine. These ultra-soft yet extra-tough blankets don’t pill, shrink, or fade in the wash. Made from a heavy cotton blend, ChappyWrap blankets will keep you warm on even the coldest night.
Wrap Eddie Bauer’s Outdoor Camp Blanket around you, or lay it on the ground for picnicking or camping. One side has a waterproof backing and the other side is covered in soft fleece. In between, a thin layer of foam insulation adds extra warmth.
Kelty’s Bestie Blanket is small and light enough to bring on a backpacking trip, yet delivers heavyweight warmth, thanks to the Cloudloft insulation. The soft fabric on each side ups the coziness factor, and it comes in four fun colors to brighten your day.
L.L Bean’s Mountain Classic Camp Blanket stuffs inside its own integrated pocket for easy transportation. Or, you can stuff the pocket with clothing and use it as a pillow while laying on the blanket. This outdoor blanket even has built-in loops so you can hang it up for quick drying.
Fans of Patagonia’s popular Macro Puff Jacket will love their Macro Puff Quilt, which is made from the same lightweight yet warming material. Weighing just 27.4 ounces, the quilt folds down small but is large enough to cover a queen-size mattress.
With a five-star rating on Amazon, Oceans’ Indoor/Outdoor Fleece Blanket is beloved by reviewers. It’s easy to see why—this blanket has a plush sherpa fleece lining backed with a durable, waterproof, and windproof fabric.
When a regular outdoor blanket just won’t cut it, invest in the Cozee Battery-Powered Heated Blanket. Charge the blanket at home or in the car and it will provide hours of warmth while outside.
Puffer Wolf’s Extra-Large Double Insulated Outdoor Blanket measures 80” x 51” yet packs down to 5” x 5” x 12” in its included stuff sack. The synthetic double-insulation stays warm even in wet conditions and weighs less than 1.5 lbs.
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