Buying Guide: Best Small Cooler


Warm weather is just around the corner. And it comes with floating down the river, long days at the beach, and firing up the grill with friends and family. Throughout all of that you’ll need something to keep your beverages cool and refreshing. There are quite a few small coolers on the market but once we get to price, specs, and durability there is one small cooler that stands alone. The best small cooler for your money is the.

YETI Roadie 20

Yeti specializes in outdoor equipment and gear so it should come as no shock that they’ve engineered the YETI Roadie 20 to have 2 inch insulation. Meaning your ice stays colder longer and holds better in warmer temperatures. (Looking at you river floaters, and campers) The extra thick walls not only insulates the inside but also serve as added protection to the small cooler as a whole. YETI itself describes the product as nigh indestructible.

Personally, I found that the cooler to be very light weight. Which is a bonus when you’re hiking it up the trail to a perfect peak. Easily the best cooler I’ve purchased. My partner loves the teal blue shade. It’s an eye catching addition to our outdoor gear. However, it comes in four vibrant color to choose from. In practical use the insulation really plays a factor. The cooler keeps ice for 2 days or more in the optimal environment. And if you’re the type to set sail and catch the open wind then its worth noting that the best small cooler for your money also comes with Tie-Down Slots so you can secure it to the boat in a moments notice.

So to all the people who explore the great outdoors or just wanna get away for awhile – this small cooler will meet your needs.