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  1. recommended by experts
    An Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Skateboarding, According to SkatersThe best skateboards, protective gear, and accessories to get you rolling.
  2. something for everyone
    10 Beach Wagons, Vetted 10 Different WaysIncluding a wagon that becomes a beach chair, the most popular wagon among Strategist readers, and the status wagon at one New Jersey beach.
  3. micro sales
    10 Things on Sale You’ll Actually Want to Buy: From Too Faced to UniqloIncluding a seven-in-one pressure cooker and a fruit-inspired eye-shadow palette.
  4. this thing's incredible
    This $10 Doodad Instantly Makes Bug Bites (and Bee Stings) Less IrritatingI was skeptical, but after using it on three mosquito bites and a bee sting, I promise it’s true.
  5. hot bod
    There Is More Than One Way to Pee OutsideIn a time of shuttered public restrooms, it’s time to get creative.
  6. recommended by experts
    An Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Camping, According to Camping Experts“You’re going to have more fun if you’re prepared.”
  7. recommended by experts
    How to Prevent and Treat Poison IvyLeaves of three, let it be.
  8. hot bod
    The Tiny Item That Makes Hiking So Much BetterDon’t underestimate how much you’ll need this.
  9. strat investigates
    The Most Effective Tick Repellents for Humans (and Dogs), According to ScienceOr, how to protect yourself from ticks without tucking your pants into your socks.
  10. ingenious design
    My Mega-Portable Power Station Can Charge 11 Devices at the Same TimeIt’s about the size and weight of a 12-pack of beer.
  11. ingenious design
    You Don’t Need to Know How to Build a Fire to Use This FirepitAll you have to do is put in some wood and light a match. The app will do the rest.
  12. micro sales
    12 Things On Sale You’ll Actually Want to Buy: From Kate Spade to ColemanIncluding a two-in-one cooling fan and a sweat-wicking workout top.
  13. recommended by experts
    The Best Tick Treatments for Dogs, According to VeterinariansProtect your dog, and yourself, from dangerous tick-borne diseases.
  14. trust me i should know
    With These 6 Things (and Some Skates), I Finally Learned How to Roller-SkateFrom the multi-tool to the kneepads to the breathable helmet.
  15. hot bod
    Dressed for Anything, Going NowhereIf your style has taken a turn for the utilitarian, you’re not alone.
  16. this thing's incredible
    After Cooking Burgers on This Outdoor Griddle, I’ll Never Go Back to GrillsIt’s the best option for making flat, perfectly browned and crispy burgers.
  17. this thing's incredible
    I Put These Patches on My Butt and Mosquitoes Don’t Even Know I ExistI’ve actually watched a mosquito approach me, linger a while, and then buzz off.
  18. recommended by experts
    Everything You Need to Picnic, According to Picnic ProfessionalsIncluding a gingham-toned granny cart and set of trash bags.
  19. recommended by experts
    How to Prevent (and Treat) Mosquito Bites, According to ExpertsIt’s true: Some people are more susceptible to mosquito bites than others.
  20. recommended by experts
    Everything You Need to Know About Buying an Aboveground PoolThis summer’s most in-demand item.
  21. recommended by experts
    Everything to Wear While Gardening, According to ExpertsFrom wide-brimmed straw hats to overalls with plenty of pockets.
  22. hot bod
    Have You Noticed All the Bikers on the Streets?If you’re learning to ride again, you’re in good company.
  23. ask a cool person
    Everything You Need for Car Picnics, Drive-in Movies, and Trunk Camping“I’m a California transplant so the car is my favorite accessory. I essentially treat it like a giant purse.”
  24. recommended by experts
    An Absolute Beginners’ Guide to Hiking, According to Hiking ExpertsFrom the best app for choosing a trail, down to the most supportive shoes.
  25. hot bod
    Is Hiking the Only Summer Activity That’s Basically Still the Same?Perhaps this is why it’s so popular right now.
  26. please advise
    Ask Chris Black: Can You Recommend Some Next-Level Hiking Gear?A full kit for the style-minded summer hiker, from the clothes (including underwear) to the water bottle to the sunscreen.
  27. ask a cool person
    What Are the Best Lawn Games?Including options for fans of volleyball, Frisbee, and basketball.
  28. micro sales
    The 19 Best Deals From REI’s (Ongoing) Fourth of July SaleThe retailer is offering up to 50 percent off select clothing, outdoor gear, and more from now through July 6.
  29. people's choice
    The Best Picnic Blankets on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic Reviewers“I’ve used it for wet butts on picnic benches, as a picnic tablecloth on questionable surfaces, and for saving bodies from hot concrete.”
  30. trust me i should know
    How to Make Your Own Backyard Movie TheaterIt’s the best way to spend summer evenings.
  31. ask a cool person
    The Best Outdoor Ceiling Fans, According to Interior DesignersFrom tropical, to modern, to bohemian, to industrial.
  32. painless shopping
    In-Stock (Actually Nice-Looking) Inflatable Pools, From Unlikely SourcesIncluding options for adults, kids, babies, and the whole family.
  33. ask a cool person
    The Best Men’s Raincoats, According to Cool PeopleFrom Patagonia to Stutterheim to Uniqlo to a timeless trench cut from the same cloth the (rainswept) British Royal Air Force sported in WWII.
  34. this thing's incredible
    Baby Pools Are Selling Out, But This Splash Pad Will Keep My Kid Cool All SummerIt’s a fresh reprieve on a hot summer day — and less stressful than packing up a beach bag.
  35. this thing's incredible
    Acclaimed Chefs and Amateur Grillers Swear by This ‘Mind-Blowing’ CharcoalIt imparts just the right amount of smokiness along with “an umami taste — slightly sweet and savory,” says one chef.
  36. dad week
    The Best Father’s Day Gifts for Bird-watching DadsFrom a pair of status binoculars to illustrated field guides.
  37. people's choice
    The Best Garden Carts on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic Reviewers“Anyone who does any landscaping get this thing. It’s the best cart in the world.”
  38. recommended by experts
    Everything You Need to Grill When You Don’t Have a BackyardWhether you’re grilling on a terrace in a portable grill or in a park on a communal one.
  39. weird things we love
    My Kids Play for Hours in This Pool Made for DogsIt has room enough for my three girls (who, at ages 3, 4, and 8, range in size from pug to pit bull).
  40. outdoor spaces
    How to Make a Yard Out of NothingDesign a deep-fryer station on the fire escape, or create an outdoor office on the roof.
  41. ask a cool person
    The Best Outdoor Dining Sets, According to ExpertsFrom petite bistro-style sets to larger picnic tables, any will make your outdoor space a place you’ll want to linger longer.
  42. people's choice
    The Best Women’s Hiking Boots, According to Hyperenthusiastic Amazon Reviewers“They made me feel secure while hiking steep, slippery, rocky paths. The grip is incredible.”
  43. dad week
    The Best Father’s Day Gifts, According to Outdoorsy DadsFrom a classy pocketknife to a tent he can stand up in.
  44. recommended by experts
    The Best Beach Umbrella Is (Still) a World War II–Era Beach UmbrellaThis thing is indestructible.
  45. people's choice
    The Best Beach Chairs on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic Reviewers“The second I sank into this one, I knew it was THE BEST BEACH CHAIR EVER.”
  46. recommended by experts
    The Best Mountain Bikes, According to ExpertsIncluding an e-bike, bikes for beginners, and a bike for cross-country riders.
  47. this thing's incredible
    This (Universally Flattering) Camping Candle Lights Our Backyard DinnersIt makes your company look as good as your food.
  48. people's choice
    The Best Beach Towels on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic Reviewers“Absolutely the yummiest towels that I have EVER owned, in my entire adulthood … and I am 65 years old.”
  49. celebrity shopping
    Ben Sinclair of High Maintenance Is Selling His RVHe’s looking for a new home for Steve RV.
  50. painless shopping
    These (Under-$1,200) Bikes Are Still in StockThere are still some bikes out there. For now.
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