Summer a great time of year here in North America. Barbecues, fishing, and camping are common activities just to name a few. However, Summer 2020 will appear to be quite different from that of summers in the past. That is in entirely due to Covid-19, the pandemic has taken the country and world by storm. There’s is not much more that can be said about Covid-19 that hasn’t already been said.
As many states begin to revert back to some “normalcy”. Much of Florida, Arizona, and Texas have begun to open camping grounds, state parks, and beaches. So here is our simplified guide to Summer 2020, Covid-19 edition.
Below you will find a comprehensive list of Summer essentials, recommended by our Staff.
Coolers For The 2020 Summer Season
You may find you asking yourself “What is the best cooler for the money”. However when it comes to buying a new cooler you may want to consider a few other things. For one what will keep the contents coolest for the longest. In the dead heat of summer it is essential to keep the contents as cool as possible, the last thing you want is your ice melting causing the contents of your cooler to melt and spoil.
Our Top Staff Recommendation: YETI Tundra Haul Wheeled Cooler
Over the past decade YETI Coolers have become a household name, and deservedly so. Consistently putting some of the finest products on the market.
The YETI Tundra Haul Wheeled Cooler brings the first-ever YETI cooler with wheels, taking the Tundra’s legendary toughness and unmatched insulation power the extra mile. The added wheels making the jam-packed cooler easy to haul wherever your Summer destination may be.
The freezer-quality Cordlock gasket circles the length of this wheeled YETI cooler lid to block out heat and lock in cold. LipGrip handles stay out of the way and make carrying your catch less of a chore than ever before. Holds up to 45 cans or 55 lbs. of ice.
The Best Cooler For Your Money: Igloo Laguna 48 Cooler
The old classic that has been a staple countless BBQ’s, Camping Trips and Fishing Excursions. Ultratherm insulated foam and the elevated design of Cool Riser Technology improves cooling to ensure contents stay cold for several hours. Stain- and odor-resistant liner. The Igloo Laguna 48 Cooler boasts 2 swinging handles for easy lifting and carrying. Capacity: 48 qts. Holds 76 can. Made in USA
Most Mobile Cooler: YETI Hopper Flip Soft Cooler
If you can afford to give up some capacity but looking for more mobility. The YETI Hopper Flip Soft Cooler is your bet. What it gives up in size it makes up for with how easy it can be transported. Its wide-mouth opening and tough HydroLok zipper make for easy loading and access to your food and drinks without sacrificing on durability or YETI’s legendary cold-holding power. You can just throw the YETI Hopper Flip Soft Cooler over your shoulder and head out for the next adventure. It’s the only personal cooler that’s game for full days in the treestand, early mornings in the duck boat, or afternoons on the water.
Best Camping Tents For Summer 2020
Along with the cooler the tent is another necessity for any adventurous trip. Your camping tent is your second home without a zip code. Tents come in all shapes and sizes and we have searched high and low for the best of the best options. A few things to consider, how many people will you be with, what activities will you be taking part in, and where you will be camping.
Our Top Staff Recommendation: Avalon Bell Tent
If Rolls Royce made camping tents this would be it. The Avalon Bell Tent has a floor area of 314.15 square feet, 12 windows and sleeps up to 12 people. Durable and breathable 100% cotton 10.10 oz. Army Duck Canvas. Water Repellent, Mildew & UV Resistant, also available with Fire Retardant Finish. Electric cable outlet. Extremely functional tension cord on the door entrance and rain flap.
Best Camping Tent For Your Money: 10’x10’ Prota Canvas Tent, Deluxe
Reliable, trustworthy, and easy to set up. Those are three words any master camper lives by, and there is no better way to describe the Prota Canvas Tent. 10 oz. Reflective Silver-coated SunBlock Canvas Roof that blocks out sunlight and make inside temperature much cooler in hot summer days. Six large windows with No-See-Um Mesh and Two large D-Shaped Doors for added comfort.
Best Camping Tent For A Solo Trip: Coleman Sundome 6-Person Tent
Boasting an exceptionally water-resistant design along with the WeatherTec system that incorporates welded floors and inverted seams, Coleman’s Sundome Six-Person Tent is your go-to choice for staying dry during camping season. Easy to stuff inside the expandable carry bag. Door awning.
Best Camping Grills For Summer 2020
So you have just caught a ton of delicious fish and just need a way to cook em! Grills can come in all shapes and sizes depending on your trip. Let us point you in the right direction of some of our top recommendations.
Best Grill For Your Buck: Cabela’s 4-Burner Gas Griddle
Whether frying up bacon and pancakes for breakfast or burgers and fried potatoes for dinner, our 4-Burner Gas Griddle offers big capability wherever you are. Great for tailgates, campouts, sporting events, and more, this large-capacity griddle comes in a compact, wheeled cart that makes it easier to take with you. Weighs about 132 lbs.
Best Charcoal Grill Summer 2020: Primo Ceramic All-In-One Oval Grill – JR
Nothing beats the natural taste of a charcoal grill. Primo Oval All-In-One Grills offer the flexibility to cook for two people up to large groups. All-In-One grill kit includes assembled grill, cradle, side shelves, ash tool and grate lifter. Primo’s patented oval design outperforms round ceramic grills by delivering the highest level of simultaneous direct and indirect cooking. Sear steaks on the direct side while roasting tender foods like vegetables and seafood on the indirect side.
Best Flashlights and Lanterns For Summer 2020
Whether you are in the Florida swamp, or the Arizona desert a good, trusty flashlight is always needed. Simply to cook dinner or to explore through the wilderness you can never have too many flash lights.
Best Overall Flashlight: Streamlight ProTac HL 5-X Flashlight
The unbelievably bright, 3,500-lumen Streamlight ProTac HL 5-X Flashlight with ProTac HL 5-X USB Batteries brings incredible illumination and a versatile fuel system. The anti-roll head prevents it from rolling away on flat surfaces. A rubber sleeve provides thermal insulation and a sure grip. RoHS compliance.
Best Overall Lantern For Summer 2020: Coleman Dual Fuel 2-Mantle Powerhouse Lantern
Burning 25% brighter than the 285 series, the Coleman Dual Fuel 2-Mantle Powerhouse Lantern lights easily and burns 2 fuels for convenience. This durable lantern is powered by 2 pints of Coleman fuel or unleaded gas, providing up to 7 hours of burn time on its high setting and 14 hours on its low setting.
Other Camping Essentials Summer 2020
It is quite easy to forgot to pack essential items when you go camping. We’re here to hopefully catch you up to speed and prepare you for your camping trip.
Bass Pro Shops Eclipse Canopy Chair
Made of a rugged and durable water-resistant polyester fabric, this comfortable canopy chair features a strong powder-coated steel frame. Built-in canopy adjusts up and down to maximize its shade and protect you from the sun’s rays. Perfect to prop up beside the fire, next to the river, or out on the beach.
Fish N’ Fire Ultimate Survival 550 Cord
Paracord truly designed for the adventurer, Bass Pro Shops’ Fish N’ Fire Ultimate Survival 550 Cord adds even more utility to paracord’s proven versatility. This Ultimate Survival 550 Cord adds an 8-lb.-test monofilament fishing line and a strand of jute twine, which is braided right into the 7 strands of consumer-grade 100% nylon cord. This combination offers the same extreme adaptability of 550 paracord with line for an emergency fishing kit and tinder to help start a fire in emergency situations
Coghlan’s Magnesium Fire Starter
A reliable fire-starting method is not only a convenient campsite tool – it could someday be a life saver. By keeping size down to a nearly unnoticeable 3/8″ x 3″, this solid magnesium unit is easy to pack and carry. The full-length, flint-sparking insert ignites (even when wet) to a temperature of 5,400°F to light the most stubborn campfire.
Camping in 2020 may be the last thing on your mind at the moment, but here at FirearmPricesOnline.com we hope that you and your family are safe and in good health. Hopefully this list will make things easier when planning your next camping trip.