Six Stylish Coolers for Outdoor Entertaining

Whether you're hosting a barbecue on the patio, enjoying a picnic at the park, or catching rays on the beach, these six coolers will do more than just keep your food and drinks chilled—they also look great in the process.

Red patio cooler with wheels photo

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A Cooler for the Patio: Rolling Patio Cooler

Keep your drinks chilled in this adorable vintage-style cooler. Featuring wheels for easy mobility and an 80-quart basin to hold large quantities of food and beverages, this cooler is the perfect addition to your summer patio set-up. Choose the bright cherry-red color for a pop of retro charm, or go with one of the other three bright options ideal for summer celebrations. If you favor a more classic look, this cooler is also available in a solid white design that's easy to match with any décor. ($144, usually $169; wayfair.com)

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Gray travel cooler with handles and a carrying strap photo

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A Cooler for Traveling: Nylon Travel Cooler

Durable and easy-to-clean are two terms we love to hear when searching for the perfect summer cooler. This nylon and leather version meets both criteria, and is available in a variety of sizes from a mini bag that holds up to six 12-ounce cans to a large wheeled option that can hold a whopping 96 12-ounce cans (and various options in between). Available in sleek and stylish gray or black designs, this cooler is one you're sure to reach for again and again. (from $25; food52.com)

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Aqua-colored 50-quart cooler with carrying handles photo

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A Cooler for a Crowd: Igloo 50-Quart Cooler

This sturdy aqua cooler is a classic with upgrades designed for summer entertaining. Handles that pop up when needed make carrying a breeze (use the buddy method if the cooler is filled with ice and goodies), tie-down points let you secure the cooler while on the go, cup holders on top allow serve as additional tabletop space, and a built-in mobile device stand lets you easily play music or videos, or even just safely store your phone in sight. Its 50-quart holding capabilities make it a great option for chilling supplies for any size group. ($25; target.com)

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A Cooler for Easy Carrying: Nautical Striped Wheeled Cooler

Easily tote drinks and snacks around the beach, picnic, tailgate, or any gathering with this wheeled tote cooler. With blue nautical stripes and a bucket design, this cooler is as stylish as it is functional. Slide the handle up to pull along on the go, and slide it down to tuck it away during serving and for storage. ($50; crateandbarrel.com)

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White Yeti cooler with handle photo

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A Cooler for Road Tripping: Yeti Roadie 20

At about 19 inches long and 14 inches high, the Yeti Roadie 20 cooler is a popular "Amazon's Choice" cooler for road trips or small excursions outdoors. Its thick insulation and durable design make it a reliable option for adventures. Available in multiple solid colors, like this classic white design with black accents, this cooler looks sleek and gets the job done. ($200; amazon.com)

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Navy backpack cooler with front pocket and slim orange accent stripe photo

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A Cooler for Hiking: Tourit Backpack Cooler

Keep your food cold while hiking or strolling on the beach thanks to this insulated cooler backpack. Featuring a bucket-style zipper on top and front, side, and top pockets for additional storage, this pack was designed to be leakproof and easy to carry. It even has special material on the back to ensure condensation won't seep through. Available in navy or black, the stripe accent gives a fun pop of color to this sleek backpack design. ($37; amazon.com)

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