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    17 Of The Best Coolers You Can Get On Amazon

    They're the coldest in the game.

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    1. A amazingly convenient floating cooler to make your next pool party or day at the lake so much more amazing.

    The base can also be used with a cooler as large as 48 quarts.

    Promising Review:
    “We used this attached to the back of a river raft for a regatta, and it was the most useful cooler ever! It holds a ton, and floats great, even when full of ice and beer. It is made very well, and got a lot of attention!” —Andrea Lamacchia


    2. A water-resistant backpack cooler so you can stay refreshed while hiking, camping, or enjoying a picnic.

    Promising Review: “I got this backpack in December and literally use it every day. Not only do I use it to keep water and drinks cool, but it also stores a decent amount of things. It can hold lunches, books, and even a laptop. It also has a little pocket on the back that I use to store miscellaneous items, like a first-aid kit, pens, and phone chargers.” —D. Levak

    Price: $43.99 (available in four colors)

    3. A pretty steel-belted cooler with a built-in bottle opener — and tons of throwback style.

    Promising Review: “My husband was tired of plastic coolers that didn't even pretend to keep ice and contents cold. Years ago — I'm talking about '60s and '70s — his dad had a steel cooler. So he decided he wanted to try one of those. I found this one, and it has been a hit. It keeps ice and the contents very cold for a very long time. He won't go back to plastic coolers again!” —Kadybug

    Price: $78.95 (available in seven colors)

    4. An adorable flip-lid personal cooler with just enough space for your lunch or snacks for your next park date.

    Promising Review: “I like the ruggedness of this cooler and the way the lid attaches to the main compartment — which is a lot neater than hinges and latches that are always needing replacement. The handle folds in close to the unit, keeping it out of the way and more integrated with the profile of the cooler. While it may not keep items cold for as long as some other more expensive manufacturer's products, it works well for short trips using Coleman chillers or ice. It has a wide, flat base that prevents the cooler from overturning, and flat outside walls that take up no more footprint than necessary!” —Rawhide


    5. A compact travel cooler with a temperature display to safely store insulin or other medications while on the go.

    The cooler includes two ice packs.

    Promising Review: “This cooler really works great for me! The size is perfect and it comes with a pair of ice bags. So I didn’t have to buy those separately. But most importantly, the temperature display function is extremely useful. I recently took a three-hour trip out of town, and this item kept all of my meds cool!” —RuthButl

    Price: $15.29 (available in three colors)

    6. A spacious wheeled cooler that can hold as many as 84 beverage cans and has four molded cupholders on its lid.

    Promising Review: “This cooler is so nice. I had a party on Saturday, and put sodas and beer inside of it. I forgot about the cooler still being full with the drinks. But when I finally remembered on Monday, I went to check on the drinks and they were still cold. It actually held ice for two whole days in Texas!” —Marcus Hall

    Price: $39.75

    7. A collapsible soft cooler with a leakproof liner and Velcro pockets for added storage space.

    Promising Review: “I use this cooler for grocery shopping. The insulation helps keep refrigerated and frozen foods cold. I can keep my reusable bags in it, and the two pockets are great for holding my coupons and shopping list.” —LabLady

    Price: $16

    8. A timeless 48-quart cooler with a hinged lid that’s tall enough to carry two-liter bottles upright.

    Promising Review: “This cooler is sturdy and very effective. It keeps things cold all day long, even out in the heat and sun. And the lid closes very tightly, which is perfect for keeping the contents cold.” —Russell Krause

    $25.49 (available in three colors)

    9. A soft cooler with a removable plastic liner and adjustable shoulder strap — so you can easily tote around your favorite beverages.

    Promising Review: "This cooler is exactly what I wanted. It fits perfectly on the back of my motorcycle. The hard liner will prevent leaking, even if the soft liner fails. It holds 30 cans if you remove the hard liner and use almost no ice. But 20 cans would probably be the limit if you want ice and the hard liner installed. I looked at 100 coolers. This is by far the best for my needs!” —SC Rocks

    Price: $13.37 (available in two colors)

    10. A stackable camping cooler for maximum food chilling options while taking up minimal space.

    Promising Review: “This is the only cooler I have found that can easily fit in the footwell in our minivan. The tall, narrow profile also means that it is much easier to carry than most coolers. I put in several ice packs inside of it, and our food stayed nice and cold.” —Mamasmiles

    $15.68 (available in four colors)

    11. A soft canvas cooler with high-density insulation to hold ice for up to 24 hours.

    Promising Review: “This cooler is awesome! I can easily pack it with two 12 packs, a bottle of wine, and a 16-pound bag of ice. I use it more than I do my Yeti cooler at a fraction of the cost!” —Big Chief

    Price: $59.95 (available in six colors)

    12. A seat-top cooler with a spigot and pressure-fit lid to keep dirt from getting into the seams — that’ll totally bring back all of your youth basketball memories.

    Promising Review: “I use this cooler for brining meats. For this purpose, it's excellent. It's better insulated than I anticipated. And so far, it has held a big turkey, an entire raw ham that I cured. The lid fits well enough that it prevents sloshing when I carry it up and down the stairs. And I can fit it in my smaller fridge for longer storage times.” —Luc S

    Price: $28.25

    13. A soft-sided cooler with a sleek design made to fit in tight spaces and gel-coating that won’t damage upholstery.

    Promising Review: “I bought this to replace the cooler that came with my husband's Malibu Wakesetter. The inside was already tearing up after just a few years and wasn't keeping ice frozen for very long. This AO Cooler is of much better quality. The lining is much thicker, so ice stays frozen for a couple of hours. And even without ice, food and drinks stay cold. It’s terrific quality and value for the price!” —Amazon Customer

    Price: $89.95+ (available in three colors)

    14. A spacious 120-quart cooler with UVGaurd to protect it from the sun’s harsh rays.

    Promising Review: “This cooler is huge. I bought this for a camping and boating trip and was able to fit a lot of stuff in it. With the high temperatures being in the 90’s, I found I used about 10 lbs. of ice per day. After one week of use, it hasn’t been damaged at all.” —Aristodemus


    15. A wheeled soft cooler that features a spacious front zipper pocket for extra storage and heat-welded seams to protect from liner leaks.

    Promising Review: "This cooler met all my expectations regarding performance, capacity, and durability. I use it Mondays through Fridays to bring breakfast, lunch, snacks, and beverages with me to work. The items remain very cold from 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. But, of course, I use one or two ice packs, because I am constantly opening the cooler to reach for fruits, cheese, water, and ice between meals!” —Adela Davila-Estelritz

    Price: $37.61+ (available in two colors)

    16. A beastly Pelican cooler with two-inch thick polyurethane insulation for days-long ice retention and three-inch locking latches to keep its contents chill and secure.

    Promising Review: “For the price, this cooler is tough to match. I got days of ice retention through a long camping trip and two days in a hot garage when i returned. I would definitely recommend this cooler to anyone. My only issue is that I should have gotten one with wheels. I believe that will be a purchase I make in the near future!” —Brad Kramer

    Price: $185.80 (available in nine colors and 10 sizes)

    17. Or invest in a super tough YETI Tundra 65 cooler that is bear-resistant, extremely roomy, and features three inches of PermaFrost Insulation to keep ice cold.

    Promising Review: “This cooler is expensive, but I was sick and tired of paying for crap coolers over the past twenty or more years. I got over it and purchased this beast. And unless it meets some unfortunate demise, this should last at least the next 20 years if not 40, or 60. It is well worth the extra money!” —Clayton T.

    Price: $399.99 (available in three colors).

    We weren't kidding. A bear stands no chance against the YETI cooler's greatness!

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    But let's be honest. They're all so damn COOL.

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    The reviews for this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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