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    32 Products For Anyone Craving More Outdoor Time This Fall

    Grab your PSL and head into the great outdoors.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. Connectable Edison bulb string lights so you can make your backyard look like a trendy beer garden and leave passersby wondering how they can get a reservation.,

    Promising review: "I have ordered four boxes of these light sets now. I love love love these lights. I will attach a photo at a later date, but these lights are gorgeous. They arrived, I plugged them in while in the package to make sure they all worked. Then I unscrewed all the bulbs to make it easy to hang. I hung them up all around my balcony using a staple gun. When I finished I screwed the light bulbs all in :) I would highly recommend these lights. They are PINTEREST perfect!" —Cora

    Get it from Amazon for $16.95+ (available in three sizes and in three colors).

    2. A pull firestarter kit if you're trying to impress ~absolutely no one~ with your fire-starting skills and just want a quick wind- and weatherproof way to get the job done and the good times started.

    Hand pulling the fire starter that it sitting on a pile of logs

    Just place the block next to the firewood and pull the drawstring to ignite.

    Promising review: "We went camping and built a fire on a very windy day. Logs a little big and no kindling. We placed the Pull Start Firestarter in the center of the logs, pulled the string, and within a minute had a nice fire going. I highly recommend. You will love it." —Book Lover

    Get a three-pack from Amazon for $29.97.

    3. Plus, a set of extendable skewers to make sure neither space nor knuckle burns get between you and finally enjoying the gourmet s'mores you've been perfecting.,

    Promising review: "These are easy-to-use extendable roasting sticks. Took them camping with the family, and everyone liked having their own color. Comes with a nice little bag to carry them in. I just wrapped the tips in paper towels before putting in bag until we got home to wash. Would definitely buy again if needed. Quality seems good — nice and strong, didn’t not bend or feel like anything was going to fall off." —RetailTherapy

    Get an eight-pack from Amazon for $15.19.

    4. A hanging hammock chair because I can't image a better HANGout spot than a cozy, swinging cocoon.,

    This swinging hammock chair comes with two cushions and installation hardware.

    Promising review: "Honestly for the price it is perfect. It comes with all of the mounting hardware and it is easily adjustable to accommodate anyone's height. It was super easy to install the mounting hardware and the hammock chair comes already put together ready to mount. It comes with a really sturdy clip that makes it simple to adjust. I really like the two pillows it came with." —Mario

    Get it from Amazon for $42.99 (available in two colors).

    5. An outdoor inflatable ottoman if the only thing missing from your perfect patio experience is a designated place to put up your feet. It can also double as additional seating, since these surprisingly strong ottomans can support up to 300 pounds.,

    Just inflate the interior pouf and stick it inside the printed, water-resistant cover.

    Promising review: "Love these! Ordered two more. The fabric is very nice and sturdy especially for outdoors. The inflatable part appears to be good quality. How to: Place inflatable inside of cover before inflating it. Do not inflate to full capacity or it will look like an inflatable and will not rest in a nice flat position. Far nicer than I imagined. They look great flanking my outdoor rattan sectional." —Cali g

    Get it from Amazon for $28.99 (available in 11 styles).

    6. A portable inflatable air sofa because lounging outside is great, but laying on the hard ground is less great. Set up is a breeze — literally — just whisk it through the air a couple times, snap the opening shut, and you're ready for some backyard R&R., Amazon

    The air couch includes a compact pouch for on-the-go lounging and weighs just 2 pounds!

    Promising review: This is a fabulous product! After seeing someone using one in a park, we ordered two. Once we figured out how to inflate (took a couple tries to get the knack), it's super easy. So comfortable, so easy to use/carry/store. Has been wonderful to have during quarantine — we lounge in our yard reading and relaxing. Invariably, neighbors stop to ask about them. We absolutely love our Wekapos!" —KCHWriter

    Get it from Amazon for $39.98 (available in 16 styles).

    7. A pair of reclining zero-gravity lounge chairs for anyone whose butt has been personally victimized by regular folding chairs one too many times. These ones use bungee tech to reduce pressure on your body so can kick back comfortably for hours.

    a pair of reclining lounge chairs with attached pillows and side utility trays

    These folding lounge chairs also come with utility trays you can easily snap on and off to hold drinks, a book, etc.

    Promising review: "Absolutely love these chairs!! Bought them for our new pool and only went with one set until we decided if we liked them or not. Very comfy and love that we pulled them out of the box and enjoyed them right away. Very easy to recline and lock into position. The drink tray is easy to snap on and convenient to hold drinks, phone, book, etc. Like that they fold up very easily so that we can take them with us to a picnic or a game. Love them so much, I ordered two more!! Looking forward to comfy summer by the pool!!" —Amazon Customer

    Get a pair from Amazon for $82.99+ (available in seven colors).

    8. A mesh raised dog bed because your perfect pooch needs a (much) better spot than the cold, hard ground to hang out while the family is lounging around outside.

    a review photo of a raised bed with a dog laying on top

    Promising review: "My dog loves this! He is 11 years old and I hate for his older bones to lay on the bricks or concrete. He loves this bed and we can easily move it from the back- to front yard." —Kristin M.

    Get it from Amazon for $34.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and in eight colors).

    9. A motion-activated adhesive cooler light that'll make it a lot easier to find that pumpkin beer you want after dark., Amazon

    Promising review: "This little device was surprisingly WONDERFUL! My hubby hesitated to put it on his 'precious' Yeti cooler, but after putting it in, we both were astounded! We never thought about how much easier it would be on our tent camping trips to be able to easily see into the cooler after dark! This was a game changer for us! It works exactly as described. It comes on when opened and goes off when closed — just like your fridge!" —Suzyzzle

    Get it from Amazon for $10.16.

    10. An easy-to-use nasal spray for quick relief from change-of-season allergies. This saline rinse washes away irritants and helps to reduce tissue swelling so you can stop mouth breathing and rubbing your nose raw with tissues.

    a reviewer photo of the nasal spray bottle

    Promising review: "I cannot live without this spray! I have had bad sinuses since I was a kid. My boss recommended Xlear to me, and I have been a believer ever since. It actually burns sometimes when you spray it in your nostrils, but that is due to the Xylitol. After a few minutes, your nose starts to run and then the nasal passages are clear. Don't just try it once and say it doesn't work...use it as DOES work. At 53 years old, and sinus challenges all my life, I am living proof! I use it all through allergy, effective, and NATURAL!!!" —Karenej67

    Get it from Amazon for $10.18

    11. A high-voltage bug zapper so you don't have to spend all your outdoor time swatting at bugs and reapplying repellent spray. Just turn it on and this little lantern will provide top-notch 360-degree protection from mosquitoes, gnats, flies, and moths.,

    Promising review: "I have purchased several bug zappers before. This one by far has run circles around them all. I plugged it in and it started zap, zap, zapping immediately. The zapper was completely covered the first three days with midges that have been overwhelming here in Florida. I am happy with my purchase." —B. P.

    Get it from Amazon for $39.98.

    12. An outdoor movie set including a 100-inch screen and a mini projector if it physically pains you to stay inside when the weather is nice. This projector is compatible with an array of streaming devices like your laptop, Fire TV Stick, and Roku so you can start binge-watching shows in your backyard.,

    The home projector includes multiple ports (HDMI, USB, VGA, AV, TF, and audio output) for widespread device compatibility. It also has built-in speakers, but can easily be hooked up to other external speakers or a sound bar.

    Promising review: "We got this for my boyfriend's birthday so we could watch movies on our patio and it did not disappoint. The sound is a little quiet but there are cords already included to connect a sound bar or speaker to increase the output. I was really surprised by how easy it was to set it up and got the perfect picture on my first try. I really like how we could just plug our Amazon Fire Stick into it and get going. The screen was super easy to put up and down and even included Command-like strips for the perfect picture. We are really excited to continue using this!!" —Amy Donar

    Get it from Amazon for $89.99.

    13. A pair of quilted mid-calf rain boots to keep your feet cute and dry without feeling like you're dragging waterlogged weights around your ankles every time it rains.,

    Promising review: "I bought these boots for a trip to London and Dublin. Knowing there would be lots of rain, I needed something to keep my feet dry. I was concerned about the comfort of wearing a rain boot. These boots did not disappoint. They were actually so much more comfortable than I could have imagined. They didn’t rub like some of the booties do. We walked 10 miles a day, right out of package. No blisters or discomfort. I would recommend them to anyone. You must wear socks with them, so plan for sizing accordingly. I logged 40K steps in these boots and now use them as daily barn boots. Great price and great product; cute, too." —Kindle Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $25.49+ (available in sizes 5–9.5 and in four colors).

    14. A pack of cleaning K-Cups because it's almost hot bevvie season and, unless you really have your life together, the inside of your Keurig is likely coated with grinds and residue from old brews. Now you can give your machine regular deep cleans in the same amount of time it takes to make a cup o' joe. Side effects may include better-tasting coffee.,

    Promising review: "This was easy to use. Just pop in and let the system do the work. No downtime, no waiting. Simple and easy to use. I did notice a difference after the first use. Highly recommend it." —vetrie

    Get a pack of six from Amazon for $9.95.

    15. A pullover fleece vest that's soft and thin enough to comfortably wear around the house, while still offering tons of warmth for outdoor walks and potty breaks.,

    The vest is pretty stretchy, so reviewers recommend sizing down from what the size chart says.

    Promising review: "Very comfy especially since there are no zippers or Velcro and the fabric is so stretchy. Easy to put on and take off. I initially ordered an extra large based on the size chart but returned it for a large, which fits my rat terrier. Clean shot for the pee appendage which is always a concern for the boys. The steel blue color is a nice royal blue. I’m happy and so is Topi...his Georgia thermostat will now fare much better in our cold Midwestern winters." —Jumpindogs

    Get it from Amazon for $17.75+ (available in sizes XS–6XL and in 15 colors).

    16. An oil-free moisturizer with SPF 30 for giving your face the everyday protection it needs to fight off skin's enemy number one (the sun) and retain its natural moisture. Yes, even if it's 50 degrees outside you still need to wear sunscreen.,

    Promising review: "FINALLY, a sunscreen that leaves no white/purple cast!! I am an African American girl with very dark skin, and this stuff blended in flawlessly. At first it'll seem like it won't blend in but if you give it a minute, it completely disappears without any streaking. I have DRY, SENSITIVE skin as well and this sunscreen got the job done, absolutely no irritation and moisturized my face very well! I'm definitely gonna buy more once I'm done with mine :)" —lynette

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    17. A modern fall wreath so you can spruce up your outdoor decor with a modern autumnal wreath that'll impress guests and give you a taste of fall foliage even if it's still 90 degrees out.

    a slim wreath with leaves and berries on it
    Fostering Joy / Etsy

    Fostering Joy is a Pueblo, Colorado–based Etsy shop creating modern (not to mention gorgeous) table centerpieces and wreaths. 

    Promising review: "We had an addition put on so we literally have an old door by our kitchen (can’t remove the beams) and it needed some love. THIS WAS PERFECT. Now I want something like it for all seasons." —Ann Berkow 

    Get it from Fostering Joy on Etsy for $39.99+ (available in three sizes). 

    18. A pack of Magical Flames if you've ever wanted to spice up your regular ole campfire with a delightful dose of multicolored menagerie.

    A campfire with rainbow flames

    Promising review: "Mystical Fire Colorant is amazing. For a really fun experience, get some of these for your next camping trip. As if a campfire needs improvement...but this stuff is really neat. I'd say the adults love it even more than the kids. We only used one packet and the colors were so good — seems like they lasted at least 20 minutes. There was even color left in the ashes the next day. We will never go camping again without several packs of Mystical Fire on hand." —TeNe

    Get it from Amazon for $6.95.

    19. Kan Jam to spice up your outdoor game selection with a family-friendly option that's easy to learn and easy to toss in the car for picnics and pumpkin patch hangs alike.

    a model slapping a yellow frisbee into a black Kan Jam bin

    My family LOVES Kan Jam. It's got the chill backyard vibes of cornhole (and is also played with two teams of two) but it's much lighter and easier to transport. 

    Promising review: "Played this game for the first time in Hawaii. Had to buy one when we got back home. Great outside activity. Family loves it." —Nana

    Get it from Target for $34.99

    20. An easy-to-install inflatable hot tub because you've always dreamed of warming up on a crisp fall evening in a bubbling hot top, but dreamed a lot less about paying thousands of dollars for it. Reviewers love this affordable option for how easy it is to set up, clean, and maintain for a fraction of the price.,

    Promising review: "Perfect choice for the wife and me. Easy setup. Perfect temp (102–104 degrees). Bubbles are powerful. Cover was a bonus. Wasn't sure about these portable spas, but didn't have the time or money to invest in upgraded electrical and a standard tub. I am so glad I got this one. It's quiet, deep enough, big enough, hot enough, and I can't get enough! Aches and pains handled. Totally recommend to those on the fence." —D Mac

    Get it from Amazon for $398.99+ (available in three colors).

    21. A long-sleeve shift dress that looks great alone or with tights so you can wear this swingy number on those early kinda-hot fall days all the way through till winter.,

    Promising review: "Wore it today and had to write a review because I got so many compliments! Loved the bright colors and length. Wore with leather booties. Cute! It is a little tight in the chest area but nothing uncomfortable or troublesome. I just ordered two more in different prints. ♥️" —ST

    Get it from Amazon for $24.98+ (available in sizes S–XXL and 38 styles).

    22. A pop-up leaf collector for making quick work of fall yard maintenance. This multipurpose tarp is perfect for collecting grass clippings, leaves, and branches. Then fold it like a taco to make transferring it all into the trash a breeze.


    Plus, it folds up into the included carrying case for easy storage in the off-season.

    Promising review: "I was able to pick up my leaves in record time using this leaf collector. I wish I had know about it years ago. It would have saved me so much money hiring people to do my leaves. I have told everyone I know about this product. They are all amazed when they see the video I did showing how I raked the leaves on the leaf collector. Folded up the ends like a taco and put it in the bag and released. SO EASY! Absolutely worth the money." —Ronnie

    Get it from Amazon for $31.95.

    23. A pair of snag-proof opaque tights so you can actually wear your favorite dress or skirt through the fall and winter without freezing your cute tooshie off.

    buzzfeed shopping editor wearing gray tights with a sweatshirt dress
    Kayla Boyd / BuzzFeed

    Snag is a woman-owned small business based in the UK creating high-quality tights in an inclusive range of sizes and colors.

    BuzzFeed Shopping editor Kayla Boyd is a personal fan of these tights:

    "These are honestly the best tights I've ever owned! I'm a size 16/18 and it can be hard to find tights that are actually comfortable, not a struggle to put on, and don't rip before I've even stepped outside. These ones are dream come true!! I have been wearing dresses and skirts way more often this winter because I finally have tights I can feel comfy and confident in."

    Get them from Snag for $12 (available in sizes A/B–G and in 11 colors).

    24. A powerful snail repair cream to fight against cold weather dryness. This cream uses a powerful little ingredient called snail mucin (commonly found in K-beauty products) to plump and brighten dull, dry skin while fading discoloration.

    on the left, a reviewer before using the cream, and on the right the reviewer with their wrinkles reduced

    Promising review: "I have been using this moisturizer every morning and night for two weeks now and it has become a quick holy grail product for me! My skin has become noticeably more firm and bright and very well hydrated. It is a wonderful lightweight moisturizer that absorbs quickly into the skin. The scent is pleasant and not overwhelming. It is a great base before applying my makeup; it helps my foundation look beautiful! It gives a great glow to the skin. It is now a permanent staple in my skincare routine." —Heather 

    Get it from Amazon for $17.95.

    25. An electric pressure washer because sometimes the only seasonal refresh your outdoor space needs is a powerful deep clean to wash all that built-up grime. Did you replace your home's siding? No! You just cleaned it for the first time in forever.

    This pressure washer has a powerful 1,800-watt motor, five quick-connect spray tips, a 20-foot hose, and a 40.6 fluid ounce detegrent tank.

    Promising review: "This product did everything as promised. I had used a relative's power cleaner on the siding on my vacation mobile home. There was no setting and the pressure was too much and it scored the aluminum siding. With this product, you have all of the separate tips to regulate the pressure of the spray. The tip for aluminum siding worked very well on the siding for my home. It was truly a great experience. I put on the tip for aluminum siding to rinse it and held the spray nozzle very close to the siding and all of the algae was removed and my siding looked like new (at 18 years old!). I would definitely recommend this product which is so reasonably priced for a power washer." —John K

    Get it from Amazon for $160.

    26. A canister of chai packed with fall-friendly spices that tastes JUST as good as your favorite coffee shop cup but can be enjoyed from the comfort of your favorite porch rocking chair.


    BuzzFeed editor Chelsea Stuart did the chai research so you don't have to:

    "Not gonna lie, I went on a serious reconnaissance mission at my local joint just to figure out what kind of chai they were using, and lo and behold it was this bad boy! All you have to do is add water or milk (and ice if you want it cold) and BAM, you've got a chai that could go for $5+.

    Get it from Amazon for $18.05+ (available in two sizes).

    27. A 9-foot double-canvas hammock with a sturdy steel stand for quickly solving the "no tree" issue that has long kept you from fulfilling your hanging cocoon dreams. This one has a 450-pound weight limit and plenty of room for multiple people — time to get cozy!,

    Promising review: "Such a good deal! Easy and fast setup and very sturdy. This is exactly what our backyard needed! The carrying case is nice quality, though the frame is a bit on the heavy side so I'd probably only take it camping if no hiking was involved. The fabric had a musty smell right out of the box, but it's nothing that a little airing out can't take care of. We are so excited to enjoy it this summer, and the quality of the frame and hammock fabric seem like they will last years to come." —Coffeegirl

    Get it from Amazon for $78.99+ (available in six colors).

    28. A bug bite suction tool so you can recover from itchy, swollen bites quicker with a reusable tool that sucks out the irritants left behind under the skin by our bug and insect friends.,

    You can also use it to treat bites from bees, wasps, biting flies, no-see-ums, chiggers, and sea lice.

    Promising review: "Everything that bites, bites me. This easy to use gadget works like a charm. The itching stops within a few minutes." —Margaret M. Newburn

    Get it from Amazon for $9.95 (also available in black).

    29. A portable campfire from the geniuses over on Shark Tank to take ambience-filled fireside chats literally anywhere. It's as easy as placing the disc on a nonflammable surface, lighting with a match, and using the lid to snuff out the flame when you're done!,

    Radiate Campfires is a small biz making portable campfires with minimal environmental impact. Their products are made from recycled soy wax and recycled paper briquettes and burn reliably for over three hours. You can keep lighting and relighting it until all the briquettes are burned up.

    Promising review: "If you don't have space or time for a backyard firepit, this is the perfect solution! We use this on our back deck. The flame gets about 12 inches high but is contained in the can. When we're done, we just put the lid on. It lasts for hours and multiple nights of burning. I've ordered as gifts, given as gifts and bought three for our use. Just love this product. It's soy so it's not toxic. Highly recommend!" —J. Bonfilio

    Get it from Amazon for $27.99.

    30. An all-in-one scarf-knitting kit because you've already had your first PSL of the season, and what better way to fully welcome fall than by knitting up a cozy creation that'll keep you warm all season long.

    model wears long knit scarf
    We Are Knitters

    We Are Knitters is a small business and community of crafters. They sell premium yarn made from 100% natural fibers in Peru and helpful project kits for knitting, embroidery, fabric dyeing, and more to help newbies and pros alike 

    The kit comes with four skeins of wool, a pattern, a small knitter's sewing needle, embroidered label, and optional knitting needles.

    Get it from We Are Knitters for $76 (available in 28 colors).

    31. An insulated picnic backpack for making sure you're always prepared for a park picnic, hike happy hour, or any type of outdoor dining. It comes with everything you might need for a four-person picnic, including the blanket, an insulated main compartment for food, and a detachable bottle bag.,

    This set includes everything necessary for a four-person picnic: four sets of stainless steel flatware, napkins, plates, plastic wine glasses, a cutting board, corkscrew, cheese knife, refillable salt and pepper shakers, with an insulated (and detachable) wine/bottle cooler bag, and a rolled fleece picnic blanket.

    Promising review: "This thing is awesome. If you like having a picnic on a bike ride, hiking, around town, etc. this is a great little bag to have. Love the sturdy nonplastic cutlery and the ability to have dry storage, wet storage, and wine cooler. Blanket is a little small but not bad for two people. Highly recommend." —Mike A

    Get it from Amazon for $79.99 (available in six colors).

    32. A durable outdoor blanket that brings the all-weather warmth of sleeping bag material to a good-looking quilted blanket, so you can extend patio season for a lot longer.


    Rumpl was inspired by warm and snuggly sleeping bags, and how much better the material retains heat compared to traditional bedding. The idea of a "sleeping bag blanket" was born, and Rumpl with it. They use only 100% post-consumer recycled materials, and are now recycling over 5 million discarded plastic bottles through their supply chain every year. They also offset all their carbon emissions with carbon credits!

    Promising review: "I've used it in Wisconsin to continue having outdoor hangouts with my friends during Coronatime. It's that extra cozy layer for patio dining and porch sitting. Packs down tight to keep in the car for impromptu outdoor happy hour!" —Julie K.

    Get it from Rumpl for $99 (available in additional colors).

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