Stuck at Home? Here’s Everything You Need for a Summer Staycation

Most travel is a no-go this summer, but you can still capture that vacation feeling with our favorite card games, grills, picnic sets, and more.

REI Co-op Outward Shade Shelter

We partnered with outdoor gear specialist REI on a line of products to make your adventures more comfortable. The Outward Shade Shelter is a cabana you can carry and set up wherever needed, whether at the beach or in the backyard. The unique A-frame design creates plenty of space underneath for chairs, gear and your crew. It's easy to carry thanks to the lightweight aluminum poles and even easier to set up.

California Cowboy The High Water California Dreamin’

The long-needed update to the Aloha shirt. California Cowboy is crafting a whole new kind of apparel: clothes designed to inspire real friendships between people, the kind that take place without any screens involved, the kind that create long-lasting and real connections. Besides being the first update to the aloha-style shirt in recent memory, the High Water is packed with features to bolster your social bravery with a little sartorial secret weaponry.


Ghia is a non-alcoholic apéritif packed with only pure, natural extracts. Potent plants. Heady herbals. Blithe botanicals. Everything inside our bottle was picked because of its completely natural ability to soothe and to stimulate. Each glass promises to kick up the energy and calm down the mind.

Gudee Uroki Cooler Bag

A cooler bag that doesn't look so lunch lady, Gudee's design also helps you pack smart. The magnetic, bamboo opening gives you space to get situated, while the sturdy base helps snacks stay upright, and a clever side pocket keeps utensils and napkins from getting soggy.

Modern Sprout Desert Rose Bonsai Terracotta Grow Kit

Bonsai trees are temperamental, delicate and require minute attention. That’s why the self-watering Desert Rose Bonsai Terracotta Grow Kit makes it easy for you to enjoy the wonders of a desert rose bonsai without any of the hard work. Photo Courtesy of Verishop

Backpack Backgammon & Checkers

Putting your game away shouldn't be the most challenging part of playing. This two-in-one board game and backpack from A Summer Shop is a cinch to pack. The printed drawstring game board and wood game pieces are crafted in the USA and stow easily so you can take on new challengers anywhere.

Supergoop! Unseen Sunscreen SPF 40

This innovative, antioxidant-rich SPF primer preps skin for makeup while providing broad spectrum SPF 40 and protection from blue light, the light emitted from our phones and computers. The unique oil-free formula glides onto skin providing shine control and leaving a velvety, makeup-gripping finish.

Slowtide Crux Beach Towel

Picasso-inspired graphics elevate a colorful beach towel woven from soft cotton.

Fellow Carter Everywhere Thermal Mug

Enjoy your morning brew throughout the day with this stainless steel mug designed with a leakproof lid that you remove to sip ideal-temperature beverages. The mug is lined with a True Taste ceramic coating to let the flavors and aromas entice you and keep that old-penny taste out, and the easy-sipping rim design also accommodates direct brewing into the tumbler for less mess and fuss.

Homesick American Summer Candle

Fresh flowers and picnics in the park. Biting into a slice of juicy watermelon. Enjoy all of the scents that make for a perfect summer afternoon.

Kolo Juno Daypack

Kolo's Juno Daypack is a 100% organic cotton hybrid tote / daypack with compact design featuring one main compartment for everyday essentials with an inside laptop sleeve, a quick access front pocket, and interior key fob. YKK two-way rust proof zippers with genuine leather pulls, solid brass nickel matte coated hardware and leather-wrapped handles with a button snap complete the package.

Everdure by Heston Blumenthal Cube Grill

Enjoy the rich flavor of grilled food wherever you are – park, beach, campsite or tailgate – with this innovative charcoal grill. Designed in collaboration with British chef Heston Blumenthal, the portable grill helps you prepare perfectly cooked meat, seafood and vegetables. It's a safe, convenient way to grill outdoors in a compact size that makes it easy to transport. Photo Courtesy of Williams-Sonoma

Birkenstock Arizona Essentials EVA

The legendary two-strap design from BIRKENSTOCK - the Arizona. The often imitated, never duplicated, comfort legend and fashion staple. Shown in EVA, a synthetic waterproof and lightweight material. Super lightweight - great for after the gym or the beach.

Caswell-Massey Yellowstone Fragrance Tonic Discovery Set

This collection was created in partnership with Yellowstone Forever, the official non-profit partner of Yellowstone National Park. The fragrance essences of rare botanicals unique to the park were derived from living florals in different regions of the territory. Proceeds from these products support Yellowstone Forever’s mission of plant research and park conservation, horticulture, and education, to ensure Yellowstone remains an incredible resource for generations to come.

Great Outdoors Playing Cards

These deluxe playing cards bring the beauty of the great outdoors to your fingertips. From the exquisitely detailed card backs to the four suits represented by growing trees, flowing water, majestic mountains, and the expansive sky, every element in this illustrated deck depicts the wonder of nature. Housed in a responsibly sourced wooden box that is handsome enough to leave on the tabletop and light enough to take on-the-go, this set will delight outdoor enthusiasts, art lovers, and card players alike.

Click & Grow Smart Garden 3

Fresh herbs can truly elevate any dish. For those who don’t have a green thumb, Click & Grow can grow, water and nurture your herbs for you (all you have to do it is plug it in and fill the water tank one in a while).

Terrain Copper Dish Fire Pit

Handmade in Turkey from solid copper, this bowl fire pit makes a beautiful addition to the backyard. Each copper dish rests on a steel stand, and has a removable steel grate inside. Photo Courtesy of Terrain

Ekobo Recycled Bamboo Picnic Set

Make your picnic a real, well, picnic. Ah, the picnic plating dilemma: can’t bring your normal dishware, don’t want to use flimsy paper or plastic... what is an outdoor host to do? Well, pamper your guests with these lightweight yet sturdy and stylish pieces, that’s what. This picnic set comes with 4 cups, 4 plates (that can double as bowls!), a salad bowl, and an anti-slip tray-top to support the whole shebang. It closes and stays closed with a sturdy silicone band, making to-and-from travel stress-free. It comes in two color schemes, it’s eminently reusable, and, made with recycled bamboo, it’s friendly to Mother Nature—which is nice, since you’ll be using it in her backyard.

Kept Home Market Sack

Stop carrying around cumbersome totes and upgrade to a bag that can go where the day takes you. Longer straps provide better balance, so you can snag farmer's market veggies without toppling over and a hidden pocket means you don't hold up the line digging around to find your wallet. Bonus: it folds up well enough to be packable but is big enough to be pack-in-able for an overnight jaunt.

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