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The 10 Best Water Bottles for EDC in 2021

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The 10 Best Water Bottles for EDC in 2021

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It's National Hydration Day, and it's a great time to remember to drink more water. Hydration is paramount whether you’re exercising or not. It helps you maintain your energy levels and stay focused. And what better way to stay hydrated than with a new, shiny water bottle? In this guide we’ll be taking a look at our picks for some of the best water bottles and travel mugs you can get. Whether you’re looking for an insulated bottle we have you covered.

Takeya Actives Spout Lid Water Bottle

Takeya Actives Spout Lid Water Bottle

Purchase
Key Features
Leakproof spout lid
No-sweat powder finish
Lifetime Warranty
Specifications
Capacity
24 oz
Material
18/8 stainless steel
Insulation
Double-wall vacuum
EDC Rating


Price
$
Made out of 18/8 food-grade stainless steel, this bottle is not only durable, but also rust resistant, and will not retain any flavors. It features a double-wall vacuum insulation that to keep cold drinks cold for 24 hours, and hot ones for up to 12 hours. The bottle’s outside has also been powder coated for durability, extra grip, and to prevent it from “sweating.” It comes with a Universal Wide Mouth lid, which is leak-proof and fits all Takeya bottles. Rounding out its features you’ll find an articulating wide loop handle for easy carry.
Hydro Flask Water Bottle

Hydro Flask Water Bottle

Purchase
Key Features
Wide mouth straw lid
No-sweat powder finish
Limited lifetime warranty
Specifications
Capacity
32 oz
Material
Stainless steel
Insulation
Double-wall vacuum
EDC Rating


Price
$$
If you want to be able to have a little more water with you, having a straw built into the lid will be easier to use when you want a drink. This updated version of the tried-and-true Hydro Flask water bottle comes with a cleaner aesthetic, eliminating the trademark symbol next to the logo. However, you’ll still get all the things that made the original great: BPA-free stainless steel construction, the external powder coating for grip, and the stainless steel collar. Like other Hydro Flask options, it features double-wall vacuum insulation. This makes sure that your cold liquids stay cold for up to 24 hours and your hot ones stay hot for up to 6 hours. For carry options, the lid features a small attachment loop on the side.
YETI Rambler Water Bottle

YETI Rambler Water Bottle

Purchase
Key Features
Quick access Chug Cap
Shatter resistant lid
No-sweat DuraCoat finish
Specifications
Capacity
26 oz
Material
18/8 stainless steel
Insulation
Double-wall vacuum
EDC Rating


Price
$$
Yeti is known for their highly popular and highly druable coolers, so it makes sense that they ventured into the world of water bottles. Made out of 18/8 stainless steel, this bottle is quite durable. Even the color coating was built to last; it features DuraCoat Color, which means no fading, peeeling or crackling. Living up to its reputation, it comes with a double-wall vacuum to keep its contents cool for a long time. Give it half a twist to gain access to its crush-proof Chug Cap, which makes it easier (and faster) to drink from. A wide top-handle makes easy to carry and to open.
Klean Kanteen TKWide Water Bottle

Klean Kanteen TKWide Water Bottle

Purchase
Key Features
High-performance threaded cap design
Comfortable wide mouth
Slim design
Specifications
Capacity
20 oz
Material
18/8 stainless steel
Insulation
Double-wall vacuum
EDC Rating


Price
$
Sometimes simplicity is best, and the Klean Kanteen is simply effective. It features a Climate Lock double-wall vacuum insulation that will keep liquid cold for up to a whopping 75 hours and hot for up to 22 hours.With an 18/8 stainless steel construction, the TKWide isn’t only ready to hold your liquids but also to stand a lot of punishment. Living up to its name, the TKWide features an extremely wide lid, which can fit ice and allows for easy filling and pouring. It’s available in a variety of different sizes, ranging from 12 oz up to 64 oz.
Nalgene Tritan Wide Mouth BPA-Free Water Bottle

Nalgene Tritan Wide Mouth BPA-Free Water Bottle

Purchase
Key Features
BPA Free
Leakproof design
Durable construction
Specifications
Capacity
32 oz
Material
BPA-free Tritan
Insulation
None
EDC Rating


Price
$
This made-in-the-USA bottle was designed to be your companion in the gym, the office, the outdoors and wherever your adventures take you. Built out of BPA-free Tritan, this bottle is virtually indestructible and completely leak-proof. This also keeps the bottle light weight at only 6.25 oz. It includes volume markings on the outside so you can measure how much water you have left. Paired with a unique screw top lid that you can both pour and sip from, it’s a versatile bottle no matter what you’re drinking.
Hydrapak UltraFlask Collapsible Water Bottle

Hydrapak UltraFlask Collapsible Water Bottle

Purchase
Key Features
Designed for hydration vests
Collapsible design
Auto-seal bite valve
Specifications
Capacity
16.9 oz
Material
BPA-free plastic
Insulation
None
EDC Rating


Price
$
If you’re running out of space in your bag, this might be what you’re looking for. The UltraFlask is a compressible water bottle that conforms to any pocket and that you can roll up once it’s empty. To stand the wear and tear of EDC, it features a TPU construction which is both abrasion resistant and BPA & PVC free. Another unique feature about the UltraFlask is that it comes with two different caps: a regular one and an adjustable tube cap for compatibility as a hydration bladder. However, both caps auto-seal after each sip, which eliminates any accidental spills.
Zojirushi Insulated Mug / Water Bottle

Zojirushi Insulated Mug / Water Bottle

Purchase
Key Features
Locking, button-activated lid
6-hour heat retention
High-flow vented spout
Specifications
Capacity
20 oz
Material
Stainless steel
Insulation
Double-wall vacuum
EDC Rating


Price
$$
While it might look pretty, the Zojirushi Stainless Steel Mug is not just for show. Made out of a combination of stainless steeland BPA-free plastic, it’s ready to take on your day to day travels. The interior is coated with NonStick, which makes it easy to clean and prevents it from retaining any unwanted tastes. Its vacuum insulation can provide up to 6h of temperature retention. But what truly makes this steel mug special is its unique 2-step lid. It’s designed to allow any built up condensation to fall back into the mug, instead of spilling or going to waste. The lid also features an air vent on the mouth piece which works agaisnt gushing and overflows. Finally, a safety lock prevents any accidental openings.
LARQ UV Sanitizing Water Bottle

LARQ UV Sanitizing Water Bottle

Purchase
Key Features
UV-C Sanitizer
1 month battery runtime
IPX7-rated micro USB
Specifications
Capacity
17 oz
Material
Stainless steel
Insulation
Double-wall vacuum
EDC Rating


Price
$$$
Since the pandemic, you might be looking to update your carry with cleanliness in mind. As its name would suggest, this self-cleaning bottle features a UV-C LED which helps sanitize water and clean the inner surfaces of the bottle, neutralizing bacteria and viruses. All you need is the touch of a button, and it will complete the cleaning process in 60 seconds. It activates every two hours to keep your bottle clean and odor-free. It also includes insulation to keep your liquids cool for 24h and hot for 12h. It’s recharges via micro-USB, and on a full charge, it’ll give you about a month’s worth of self-cleaning.
Coleman FreeFlow AUTOSEAL Water Bottle

Coleman FreeFlow AUTOSEAL Water Bottle

Purchase
Key Features
Locking, button-activated lid
High-flow spout lid
Protective spout cover
Specifications
Capacity
24 oz
Material
18/8 stainless steel
Insulation
Double-wall vacuum
EDC Rating


Price
$
The Freeflow AUTOSEAL’s self-sealing lid is the star of the show here. A quick press of the button allows the free flow of liquid but seals back up once you’re done with your sip. The lid also comes with a safety-lock which prevents any accidental presses of the activation button. A protective cover will allow the spout to remain free of dirt and germs. The bottle features BPA-free, 18/8 stainless steel construction. Its double-walled vacuum insulation will make sure that your liquids keep their temperature for up to 31h.
Kinto Travel Tumbler Water Bottle

Kinto Travel Tumbler Water Bottle

Purchase
Key Features
Stylish design
Optimized for hot beverages
Leak proof
Specifications
Capacity
16.9 oz
Material
18/8 stainless steel
Insulation
Double-wall vacuum
EDC Rating


Price
$$
Made out of 18/8 stainless steel, this insulated tumbler is a great option for your morning coffee or tea. It features a clean design with an ergonomic lid that allows for an easy carry, even without a handle. The lid is divided in two parts, sealed with o-rings to minimize leaks. Its insulation allows for up to 6 hours of temperature retention. All the plastic and silicone parts are BPA-free, so it won’t retain any unwelcome odors or bacteria. This tumbler is available in two differen sizes and six different colors.

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Sarah R ·
I had a Coleman autoseal in green. Awesome looking bottle, but it was a pain to clean and pretty heavy.
Iktma Mafo ·
I recently read that many BPA free bottles use BPS, which has many of the same properties, and problems, associated with BPA. Now I'm afraid to use my Nalgene bottles.