Is there anything worse than going to take a drink from your water bottle only for the water to be at a temperature that's just above room temperature on the low end and near boiling on the hot side? Well, thanks to insulated water bottles you don't have to live that life any more.
In this day and age, we have access to hundreds of different insulated, stainless steel, and BPA free water bottles that will keep our water ice cold on even the hottest of summer afternoons.
Here are 12 of the most popular insulated water bottles we could find.
Insulated water bottles can get awfully expensive (as we'll see later on in this list), but that doesn't always have to be the case. We see that here with the Takeya vacuum-insulated stainless steel 18oz water bottle, which comes in at a low price of $13.27 on Amazon.
The Takeya water bottle keeps beverages ice-cold for 24 hours (keeps beverages hot for 12 hours) thanks to its double-wall insulation that's also BPA-free, so you won't have to worry about the bottle sweating. The water bottle also features a leak-proof lid that allows for easy one-handed drinking.
If you're looking for a nice entry-level insulated water bottle without spending an arm and a leg, then this bottle is the one for you. In addition to the 18oz bottle, Takeya also offers 14oz, 24oz, 32oz, and 40oz insulated water bottles.
When you think of water bottles, or any other beverage or soup travel container, the Thermos brand is usually one of the first that comes to mind. For the past 40+ years, Thermos has been synonymous with the stainless steel water bottle, and the brand's stainless vacuum insulated iteration is no different.
This 18-oz "hydration bottle" features a durable stainless steel interior and exterior, a flip-top lid with built-in sipping design, vacuum insulation that locks in temperature to preserve flavor and freshness, and quite a few other features. Getting all of that from a trusted brand like Thermos for $18 is almost criminal, it's that good of a deal.
Coming from a brand with a name like "The Coldest Water," you would hope and expect this bottle to be the coldest one you could find.
According to the product description on Amazon, this vacuum insulated stainless steel travel mug will keep your water cold for 36 hours or more or hot for upwards of 13 hours. For $25 you too can keep 21oz of your favorite beverage cold (or hot) for quite some time.
Sometimes you want an insulated water bottle that will keep your cold liquids cold and your hot liquids hot without having all the bells and whistles of some of the more complicated variations. Sometimes you want a bottle like the insulated stainless steel bottle offered by Klean Kanteen.
For a little under $27, you can have a 20oz water bottle with a loop cap (perfect for securing to your bag that will keep everything nice and fresh with its durable, double-wall vacuum insulation.
If you're looking for a large bottle that will keep your beverages cold throughout a weekend hiking and camping trip, then the BUZIO stainless steel water bottle is just what the doctor ordered.
At a staggering 64oz, this is more of a jug than a bottle, but thanks to its nifty straw lid and carrying case (which comes free by the way), it won't be too hard to tote and drink from this remarkable bottle. Thanks to its vacuum insulation, this bottle will keep liquids cold for 48 hours and hot for 24 hours, which is perfect for just about any type of situation. The bottle also features a user-friendly design with patented powder-coating and wide mouth technology.
All of that for $30 is a remarkable deal.
Most insulated water bottles do one thing well — keep water cold for extended periods of time. This water bottle, however, does much more than that.
The DAWAY vacuum insulated rechargeable water bottle not only features a double-walled insulated construction, it also features a temperature display, an alarm reminder, and even a bag to carry everything around.
For $30, you can keep your water nice and cold for 24 hours, and during that time, you'll know the exact temperature at even given time. Some might call it unnecessary, but those people won't be able to check their water's temperature at the drop of a hat.
While most insulated water bottles take on a more utilitarian approach to design, S'well likes to change things up with this 25oz stainless steel water bottle that is remarkably sleek while not sacrificing any of the functionality.
At just below $34, this triple-walled water bottle will keep your beverages nice and cold for 24 hours (12 hours for hot liquids) while also holding onto an inconspicuous design. The bottle also comes in nearly a dozen different colors, so there's one for just about everyone.
The Hydro Flask 32oz vacuum stainless steel leak proof sports water bottle is all its made out to be and then some. With a slip-free grip, double-wall insulation, and the ability to keep large quantities of water chilled for an entire day, there's no reason to pass up this bottle when preparing for your next outdoor adventure.
This built to last bottle is going to cost you around $40, but its streamlined design and functionality make it worth way more than that.
Anyone who owns a Yeti product will tell you that they do one thing better than most — they keep your beverage at the ideal temperature for an extended period of time. The 36oz Rambler water bottle is no exception.
With a leak-proof triple haul cap, double-wall vacuum insulation, and stainless steel construction, this $50 water bottle is well worth the premium price. Yeti products may be expensive, but you're getting a premium product from a name you know and trust.
Sometimes you need more than just 20oz, 32oz, or even 64oz and you need an entire gallon of chilled water to get you by. That's where the one gallon vacuum insulated jug from RTIC comes into play.
This one-gallon jug will keep any liquid cold for 24 hour or hot for 6 hours while also keeping them fresh. It's going to cost you around $65 for the monster of a water bottle, but it's well worth it for the durability and functionality.
If you don't have a lot of space in your bag and plenty of disposable income, then the Snow Peak Kanpai 350ml bottle is the one for you.
It doesn't have the size that the other bottles on the list boast but it does have all of the bells and whistles people have come to expect from pricier bottles. And at $70 a bottle, this is one of the more expensive insulated water bottles on the market.
Once you get past the price, however, you see the sleek yet functional design of the bottle that can be used anywhere from a glamping trip at Coachella to a crazy high-energy spin class at some trendy fitness club back home.
Some people require more out of their water bottle than just drinkability. They need reminders, bluetooth functionality, and marble lids. Those people should look no further than the EQUA 23oz smart water bottle.
At $83, this stainless steel double wall water bottle will help remind you to drink the water that it is keeping cold for upwards of 24 hours. Included with the bottle is an app that can be downloaded on IOS and Android devices to create a water drinking profile that will send you reminders to drink water.
If the bottle doesn't suit you, EQUA offers a 45-day money back guarantee.
So there you have it... 12 insulated water bottles that will hopefully more than meet your needs.