When it comes to hiking trips, backyard BBQs, and camping a good cooler to keep your beverage nice and cold in the hot summer sun — and out of the paws of any nosy animals — is necessary. The great thing about a quality cooler is that it lasts many years before you have to replace it so it will save you money in the long run. Here are six coolers that will keep your beverages ice cold in the hot summer heat!

If you need a cooler that can keep up with the toughest adventures, the Igloo BMX comes with sturdy clips to make sure the cooler doesn't fly open and keeps ice for about four days. Its sturdy construction prevents the cooler from getting damaged as you carry it around. Plus, it can hold up to 49 liters — about 83 12oz cans — meaning you can cart a lot of drinks around!
With about 47 liters of storage, and extendable handle, and wheels making it easy to cart around, the Coleman Extreme wheeled cooler is perfect for a weekend camping trip or a night by the fire. The cooler will keep ice solid for about two days, It even comes with four drink holders on the lid, so you can use it as a little table when you're roasting marshmallows by the fire.
This refrigerator can store and keep cool snacks, beverages and more. Best of all, this refrigerator-freezer has the look and feel of the fabulous old days, but has the appeal of a modern appliance. Featuring an adjustable thermostat, separate freezer compartment, bright interior lighting and spacious, clear fruit, the unit also has a removable shelf and door shelves. It is a fun and stylish addition to any kitchen, rec room or home office.
Having a separate fridge and freezer is certainly a handy component for an appliance. With this black stainless steel dual-door 4.7 cu.ft. Compact Refrigerator with Freezer by Danby you get that convenient combination and so much more. This model offers 4.7 cu.ft. (133 L) of cooling and freezing capacity in an Energy Star® compliant component to help keep electricity costs as low as possible. This popular appliance is great for apartments, rec rooms, bars, cottages, and offices. The mechanical...
The Danby Designer Energy Star 3.1 Cu. Ft. Compact Dual-Door Refrigerator/Freezer, has spotless steel doors that look identical to real stainless steel without the smudging! It has a separate, top-mount freezer with cycle defrost and storage on the freezer door. Perfect for dorm rooms and small offices, this energy efficient unit includes the CanStor beverage dispenser, tall bottle storage, a crisper drawer and plenty of shelf space. With reversible door hinges, integrated door handles and a...
The YETI Tundra 45 is the classic cooler. It can hold about 26 cans (with a recommended 2:1 ratio of ice to contents ratio) and keeps your ice in solid form for days at a time. It has the same rotomolded construction that YETI stakes its reputation on. It's super durable, and the rubberized latches will never come loose, keeping your contents more secure than ever.
To camouflage your bar refrigerator, try using a butcher block slab as a makeshift counter and attach a magnetic caddy for silverware storage. For a secret stash, tuck your refrigerator into a repurposed dresser. Want more personality? Add a pattern with washi tape for custom dorm decor, or check out nostalgic designs from trusted brands like IGLOO. If you prefer a simple look, browse classic black or stainless steel styles. 
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