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How To Buy The Best Backpack Cooler

The Best Backpack Cooler

Looking to buy the best backpack cooler? Check out our guide below and you’ll be well-placed to select the right one for you.

A excellent backpack cooler keeps your food and drinks cold and secure while also making it easy to transport everything to your camping or favourite park place.

With the arrival of warmer weather, outdoor picnics and barbecues are once again on the agenda.
However, carrying a fully loaded traditional cooler uphill on a hike or bike trip isn’t a viable choice.
A good backpack cooler, on the other hand, will keep your belongings cold and pleasantly supported on your back, evenly dispersing the weight between your back and hips for a more convenient way to get your food and drinks to the beach or camp site.

When shopping for a backpack cooler, there are a few things to keep in mind.

What Will You Do With It?
A relaxing day at the lake cooking is a far cry from a strenuous trip through the woods.
A robust backpack that can withstand rain, roughness, and being knocked around is required for longer excursions.
Although less demanding excursions may not necessitate the same levels of extreme durability, you’ll still want something to keep your belongings cool and safe.

Weight: Look for backpacks with padded straps, which make carrying a pack easier on your back; lumbar support keeps your posture in an ergonomic curve, reducing pain from slowing you down.
Comfort is also important, especially if you’ll be carrying this load uphill.
Consider how much you’ll be hauling and how long you’ll be gone.
Even if the ergonomics are perfect, a packed-to-the-brim backpack with 30 beers plus food can still exert a lot of strain on someone with a small frame.

Drinks and food: Drinks can rapidly become heavy, especially when ice is added, so you’ll need something that can handle that (built-in or attachable bottle openers are a nice touch too).
Food can degrade quickly in the sun, so make sure your bag can withstand the heat on the outside while remaining cold on the inside.
Food can get nasty after being jostled around on a trek, so having an easy-to-clean interior liner is a big help if things get gross inside.
Some types can even absorb impact, which is ideal if you’ll be transporting glass or other delicate objects.

Simple Access: The best defence against anything unpleasant going inside is a good-quality zipper, and a wide opening offers easy access when you need to grab something quickly.
A watertight zipped pocket on the exterior is useful for carrying vital goods like credit cards and cash.
Hooks and straps are also useful for attaching objects that you know you’ll need at a moment’s notice.
When you finally place the pack down, the fact that it can stand up on its own makes fetching goods a little easier as the barbeque begins, rather than the contents constantly collapsing and pouring.

The Best Backpack Cooler to buy

SaleBestseller No. 1
Lifewit Insulated Soft Cooler Bag Cooler Backpack, 26L 34-Can Leakproof Soft-Sided Cooling Bag for Beach/Picnic/Camping/Sports, Collapsible Cooler Bag, Grey
  • Dimensions & Capacity: The maximum capacity is approximately 26L. The overall dimensions are approximately 12.6 x 9.8 x 15.7 inch / 32 x 25 x 40 cm ( L x W x H ).
  • Premium Materials: The exterior of the Cooler Backpack is constructed out of high-density, water-resistant, dirt-proof Oxford fabric making it durable, waterproof and easy to clean. The interior lining is made of insulated PEVA foil and padded with 8mm EPE foam for great thermal resistance.
  • Rich and Practical Details: Designed with multiple pockets inside and outside to meet different storage needs, and this Cooler Bag is also equipped with a bottle opener.
  • Leak-proof Lining: Upgraded from traditional sewing construction, Lifewit Soft Cooler adopts hot pressing technology to connect the lining seamlessly providing excellent leakproofness.
  • Portability & Versatility: The Cooler Bag is suitable for a variety of outdoor activities, including beach picnic, hiking, camping, barbecue and more. It is a must-have for outdoor travel.
Bestseller No. 2
Lifewit 24L (30-Can) Soft Cooler Backpack with Hard Liner, Large Insulated Picnic Lunch Backpack Soft-Sided Cooling Bag for Camping/BBQ/Family Outdoor Activities (Grey)
  • PREMIUM MATERIALS: The exterior of the Cooler Bag is constructed out of high-density, water-resistant, dirt-proof 600D Oxford fabric making it durable, waterproof and easy to clean. The interior lining is made of food-grade PEVA and padded with 8mm EPE foam for great thermal resistance.
  • MULTIPLE POCKETS: The bag features a wide opening for easy loading and unloading. There are 2 side mesh pockets for storing drinks, bottles and even umbrellas. The bag also has a mesh pocket on the lid for holding napkins and a deep front pocket for putting candy, keys, and other small items.
  • LARGE CAPACITY: The maximum capacity of the Lunch Bag is 24L and its roomy interior can hold up to 30 cans or a combination of beverages and foods. It is convenient for a variety of applications, whether you're catering to an outdoor picnic for your family, planning lunch and snacks for your children, or packing cold drinks for outdoor activities.
  • WEIGHT & DIMENSIONS: The cooler backpack only weighs 1.2 pounds, and its overall dimensions are approximately 14.5 x 12.2 x 8.4 inch / 37 x 31 x 21 cm(L x W x H).
  • PORTABILITY: Designed with a padded handle and shoulder straps to offer multiple carrying options. Also, padded mesh shoulder straps and back panel provide comfort while carrying a lot of items while maintaining excellent ventilation.
Bestseller No. 3
PENGDA 30L Cooler Backpack Rucksack - Insulated Cooler Bag Backpack 39 Cans Large Capacity Waterproof Cooler Bags for Camping Hiking Lunch Picnic Daypack (Black)
  • Keeping warm or cold and leak-resistant: Insulated with thicken leakproof PEVA liner on all sides, the cooler backpack retains cold or hot for hours. High quality waterproof zippers add its anti-leaking from outside. High-density insulation material and leak-proof PEVA liner to make sure anti-leaking and keep your snacks or drinks cool for 16 hours temperature below 15℃ (with Freeze Packs)
  • Large capacity: 35L; The main storage compartment is large enough to pack 39 Cans beverages. Measures: 13.0" x 7.5" x17.7" / 33cm x 19cm x 45cm(L x W x H); Weight: 800g. Roomy enough to pack meals, beer, snacks, tall beverages, towels, cell phone and all your other necessities. Leak resistant picnic backpack black, easy to wipe inside of bag clean, durable cooling bag for beach picnics, family holiday, camping, walks, hiking
  • Multifunctional Pockets: Multiple pockets to prevent all items in one pocket. 1 main roomy insulated storage compartment, 2 side mesh pockets, 2 large front zipper pocket to keep utensils, 1 zipper pocket on the lid, 1 mesh pocket and 1 beer opener on the strap
  • Durable and Comfortable to Wear: Padded and fully adjustable shoulders straps offer the maximum comfort and support. The backpack coolers are made of heavy duty nylon which will not rip, tear or scratch, but lightweight to carry. The cooler rucksack with padded back and breathable material on shoulder straps for more comfortable
  • Suitable for everyone and every family: Fashion outlook, functional compartments, this stylish backpack can not only be a cool bag or insulation bag, but also be a backpack for work, school, travel or weekend day. One year warranty is included. Email us for any questions you may have and they will be answered within 24 hours
Bestseller No. 4
Insulated Cooler Backpack,45L Leakproof Ice Backpack with Picnic Mat Lightweight Picnic Backpack Reusable Backpack Cooler Bag for Men Women to Beach Picnic Camping Hiking BBQ Travel Day Trips
  • Excellent Cooler Insulated & 100% Leakproof: KUYOU cooler backpack is 100% leakproof, which was made of wear-resistant and dirt-resistant 1680D Oxford fabric outside, high density insulation thicken material, and upgraded leak proof PEVA liner inside. Thus, it is easily wipe clean, lasting keeps cool beer or delicious food for 6-8 hours, if combined with ice packs, the effect will be longer.
  • Large Capacity and Wide-Open Design: The size of our picnic cooler bag backpack is: :52 x 34 x 27 cm ,Large Capacity allows you to carry 2-4persons food, ,It's sizable enough to fit a day’s needs for your daily trip. It gives you enough space to pack all what you want. Such as sandwiches, bento, fruits and raw meat, etc. It has great organization, can easily and quickly put in and take out lunch or other foods you want.
  • Ergonomic Design For Superior Comfort: Kuyou cool bag rucksack designed with Padded shoulder and upper stabilizer straps which can transfer weight across a wider area (0.5” greater than most cooler backpacks) to minimize pressure on the shoulders and lower back. Padded, breathable mesh back panel promotes air circulation for maximum comfort during transit.
  • Versatile Cooler Backpack With Picnic Mat: Come with a free premium picnic mat, size: 60 x 90cm. Our cool bag set is not only as a excellent lunch cooler bag, but also used as hiking backpack, camping backpack, fishing bag, hunting backpack, travel backpack, trail, cycling, other outdoor activities. Suitable for both women and men.
  • 100% SATISFACTION GUARANTEED: We’re confident you’ll love our picnic cooler backpack. So confident that we offer a manufacturer 30 day money back guarantee and a lifetime replacement warranty. Try it risk free!
Bestseller No. 5
27L Cooler Backpack 2-in-1 Insulated Cooler Backpack, 24 Can Lightweight Cooler/Backpack, Upgraded Leak-Proof Cooler Perfectly Fit for Picnics, Beach Trips, Hiking, Working &Outdoor Adventures
  • Part cooler, part backpack.The 2-In-1 backpack cooler features an insulated base compartment, and a large main compartment with 3 interior pockets to hold smaller accessories. The main compartment holds non-perishable food items, clothes and gear, and the fully insulated compartment great for keeping your essentials cold for hours. All stuff can go in one backpack.
  • With room for 24 cans(330ml)/ 8 standard bottles of beer, this cooler is ideal for camping, hiking, picnics, lunches and dinners, BBQs, beach trips, fishing trips, travel, days by the pool. Providing effective insulation, enjoy easy refreshment in the heat of warm-weather destinations. Back home, this cooler is a wonderful gift for friends, family, and lovers.
  • Insulation: Base compartment is PEVA fully insulated, the 2021- upgrade material is more sturdy and more effectively to keep contents cold and crisp from sunrise to sunset. Heat-welded seams prevent leaks so there's no need to worry about melted ice seeping out. *The interior lining is leak proof. To help make your upcoming warm-weather adventures a total breeze.
  • Extra storage: This cooler bag is our most picnic-ready design yet. It’s got an extra front pocket for quick access to napkins,sunscreen and accessories. It also has a handy side pocket for water bottle, umbrella.
  • The outside is constructed of heavy-duty polyester, that is able to withstand light rain, UV rays and tearing. Adjustable breathable shoulder straps bring comfort in long day journey. Cooler backpack measures 11.8L x 17.3H x 7.5W inches, weighs 1.47 pounds. Package includes: 1*Cooler backpack,1 beer opener.
Bestseller No. 6
Insulated Cooler Backpack,35L Leakproof Ice Backpack with Picnic Mat Lightweight Picnic Backpack Reusable Backpack Cooler Bag for Men Women Youth to Beach Picnic Camping Hiking BBQ Travel Day Trips
  • Excellent Cooler Insulated & 100% Leakproof: KUYOU cooler backpack is 100% leakproof, which was made of wear-resistant and dirt-resistant 1680D Oxford fabric outside, high density insulation thicken material, and upgraded leak proof PEVA liner inside. Thus, it is easily wipe clean, lasting keeps cool beer or delicious food for 6-12 hours, if combined with ice packs, the effect will be longer.
  • Large Capacity and Wide-Open Design: The size of our picnic cooler bag backpack is: 49 X 30 X 22 cm ,Large Capacity allows you to carry 2-4persons food, ,It's sizable enough to fit a day’s needs for your daily trip. It gives you enough space to pack all what you want. Such as sandwiches, bento, fruits and raw meat, etc. It has great organization, can easily and quickly put in and take out lunch or other foods you want.unch or other foods you want.
  • Ergonomic Design For Superior Comfort: Kuyou cool bag rucksack designed with Padded shoulder and upper stabilizer straps which can transfer weight across a wider area (0.5” greater than most cooler backpacks) to minimize pressure on the shoulders and lower back. Padded, breathable mesh back panel promotes air circulation for maximum comfort during transit.
  • Versatile Cooler Backpack With Picnic Mat: Come with a free premium picnic mat, size: 60 x 90cm. Our cool bag set is not only as a excellent lunch cooler bag, but also used as hiking backpack, camping backpack, fishing bag, hunting backpack, travel backpack, trail, cycling, other outdoor activities. Suitable for both women and men.
  • 100% SATISFACTION GUARANTEED: We’re confident you’ll love our picnic cooler backpack. So confident that we offer a manufacturer 30 day money back guarantee and a lifetime replacement warranty. Try it risk free!
Bestseller No. 7
Lunch Bag, ANGGO 20L Double-Decker Insulated Lunch Bag Cool Bag Cooler Backpack for Women, Picnic Bag Lunch Bag Large with Shoulder Strap, Water-Resistant Leak-Proof for Work, Picnic, Camping, BBQ
  • 🎒 【Keep Foods Warm or Cool for 6-8 hours】lunch bag adopted thicken thermal insulation PEVA material, padded with EPE foam, can keep foods warm/cool for nearly 6-8 hours.( Tips: The max temperature is 140℉/60℃.)
  • 🎒 【Double Deck & 20L Large Capacity】Size 27.5 * 18 * 40 cm. The max capacity of the cooler bag is 20L, is large enough to hold the essentials a family needs for a picnic. Can store sandwichs, salad, drinks, fruits.
  • 🎒 【Wide-open Design & Multi-Pocket 】This Insulated lunch bag has a wide opening for easy loading and unloading. A front pocket ideal for storing spices, napkins ; side mesh pockets for water bottles, forks and spoons.
  • 🎒 【Waterproof & Leakproof】The outside material is waterproof 600D oxford, with leakproof lining, the waterproof picnic bag can deal with rainy day/accidentally water splash. If the sauce spills inward, simply wipe it off with a damp cloth or napkin.
  • 🎒 【Detachable Shoulder Straps】With detachable/adjustable shoulder straps for effortless and comfortable carrying that offers you more choice in how to carry it. Used as a tote lunch bag, picnic bag, meal container backpack, etc. A perfect lunch bag for women, men, adult, student.
Bestseller No. 8
28L Picnic Backpack, Meal Container Backpack Large Insulated Cooler Bag,Big Capacity Oxford Waterproof, for BBQ/Outdoor Activities/Takeaway Soft Cooler with Hard Liner,33.8*21.8*37.8cm,Black
  • 【High-quality Materials】 Our picnic backpack is made of durable and abrasion resistant Oxford fabric and is light in weight. The inner lining is made of PVC waterproof plastic, which is waterproof and filled with 8mm EPE foam for excellent heat insulation.
  • 【Large Capacity】13.3x8.6x14.9inch/33.8*21.8*37.8cm(LxWxH) and the capacity is 28L. The picnic backpack is large enough to hold the essentials that a family needs for a picnic, while being not cumbersome. It is ideal for camping, hiking, takeaway, BBQ, etc. It is large enough to hold the essentials that afamily needs for a picnic.
  • 【Practical Design】The picnic cooler bag also has a mesh pocket on the lid for holding napkins and a deep front pocket for putting candy, keys,and other small items. There are 2 side mesh pockets for storing drinks, bottles and even umbrellas.No harm and it's safe for your health.
  • 【Keep Temperature】The aluminum film liner with a zipper on it, which is waterproof, moisture-proof, heat-insulating.Thicker thermal walls create a fully insulated bag so that food and drinks can be kept warm or cool and fresh for longer. Food and beverages can keep cool or warm.
  • 【Labor-saving and Durable】Double shoulder straps make it easier to carry on.The upper part of the backpack has a handle.When you take off the picnic backpack, you can use the hand backpack.
Bestseller No. 9
TOURIT Cooler Backpack 30 Cans Lightweight Insulated Backpack Cooler Leak-Proof Soft Cooler Bag Large Capacity for Men Women to Picnics, Camping, Hiking, Beach, Park or Day Trips
  • LIGHTyetDURABLE:Madeofleakresistant,durablefabric,bestlightweightbackpackwithcoolerforpicnics,roadbeachtrips,hiking,camping,fishing,cycling,hunting,perfectgiftformenwomen
  • LARGECAPACITYCOOLERS:158"x130"x75"(LxWxH),Weight:11pounds500g,canholdatleast30cans,about25L,ownenoughspaceforallyournecessities
  • LEAKPROOFINSULATEDBACKPACK:High-Densityinsulationmaterialandleak-prooflinerinsideofthecoolerbackpacksworktogethertomakesureanti-leakingandkeepfoodhotcoldfor16hours
  • MULTIPLEPOCKETS:1mainroomystoragecompartment,2sidemeshpockets,2largefrontzipperpockettokeeputensils,1zipperpocketonthelid,1meshpocketand1beeropeneronthestrap
  • TOURITinsulatedbackpackcoolercomewithagainstanyproductdefectsIfthereisanyproblemabouttheproduct,justemailus,youwillgetfullor
Bestseller No. 10
LUNCIA Backpack 18L Waterproof Insulated Soft Collapsible Cooler Bag, Leakproof Soft-Sided Cooling Bag
  • Dimensions & Capacity : The maximum capacity is approximately 18L. The overall dimensions are approximately 11 x 8.6 x 16.5 inch / 28 x 22 x 42 cm ( L x W x H )
  • Comfy Back Design: The back is padded with three-dimensional honeycomb foam to strengthen ventilation and ensure comfort and stability when carrying. This bag is equipped with adjustable shoulder straps to fit users in different heights; and a whistle for calling companions when necessary.
  • Rich And Practical Details: Designed with multiple pockets inside and outside to meet different storage needs.
  • Leak-Proof Lining : Upgraded from traditional sewing construction, this Cooler backpack adopts hot pressing technology to connect the lining seamlessly providing excellent leakproofness.
  • Portability & Versatility : This one is suitable for a variety of outdoor activities, including beach picnic, hiking, camping, barbecue and more. It is a must-have for outdoor travel.

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