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The Best Waterproof Speakers to Keep the Party Going Anywhere

Bose SoundLink Flex
Bose SoundLink Flex Portable Bluetooth Speaker
Most Versatile
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Sonos Move Portable Speaker
Sonos Move Portable Speaker
Most Spluge-worthy
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Marshall Emberton
Marshall Emberton Portable Bluetooth Speaker
Best Mid-range Portable Speaker
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Tribit StormBox Micro
Tribit StormBox Micro 2 Portable Speaker
Best Budget Speaker
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JBL Xtreme 2
JBL Xtreme 2 Portable Bluetooth Speaker
Most Rugged
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Ultimate Ears Megaboom 3 Portable Bluetooth Speaker
Ultimate Ears Megaboom 3 Portable Waterproof Speaker
Best for Big Bass
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Warmer weather is just around the corner. That means it’s almost time for overnight hikes, long days at the beach, and exploring the great outdoors. You’ve no doubt packed the camp chairs, a trunk full of yard games, and a well-stocked cooler. But, what about the tunes? Upgrade your warm-weather outdoor game this year with the best waterproof speakers designed to keep the party going anywhere.

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Bose

Bose SoundLink Flex Portable Bluetooth Speaker

Most Versatile

Bose has long been the household name in home audio, and it brings the same design and technical savvy to its portable speaker game, too. The new SoundLink Flex is Bose’s best mid-range on-the-go audio option. At less than eight inches long and just over a pound, it’s well-sized for everything from day hikes to beach days to weeklong travel getaways. The sleek capsule design belies a rugged IP67 construction that’s dustproof and waterproof. It even floats, so you won’t lose it should it decide to go for an unexpected swim without you. Bonus: It pairs easily with other Bose speakers, too.

Bose SoundLink Flex
Bose SoundLink Flex Portable Bluetooth Speaker
Most Versatile
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Sonos

Sonos Move Portable Speaker

Most Spluge-worthy

We’ve long been fans of Sonos’ minimalist design aesthetic and future-forward products. At just under $400, the Move is the brand’s flagship portable speaker and the one to buy if money is no object. It’s the largest on this list, but that heft means it delivers high-quality sound that’s probably comparable to your home audio system. It sounds fantastic and boasts a long list of features, including wireless charging, touch controls, AirPlay 2 compatibility, and even connects seamlessly to Google Assistant and Alexa. The IP56 rating means it’s built to withstand rain, snow, extreme temperatures, and accidental drops.

Sonos Move Portable Speaker
Sonos Move Portable Speaker
Most Spluge-worthy
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Marshall

Marshall Emberton Portable Bluetooth Speaker

Best Mid-range Portable Speaker

We’ve long been fans of Marshall’s rock-inspired aesthetic -- a look that carries through from its original amps to its headphones to its portable speakers. Case in point: The Emberton. This sleek Bluetooth speaker uses True Stereophonic technology to create a larger sound space than its tiny size should allow. With a 20-hour battery, it’s ready for long weekends at the cabin or a few days at the beach between charges. The IPX7 rating means it’s not quite waterproof, but it’s water-resistant enough for all but the most extreme near-water adventures.

Marshall Emberton
Marshall Emberton Portable Bluetooth Speaker
Best Mid-range Portable Speaker
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Tribit

Tribit StormBox Micro 2 Portable Speaker

Best Budget Speaker

Tribit’s StormBox Micro 2 is proof that great-sounding portable speakers needn’t cost a fortune. This newly refreshed version of the original StormBox Micro boasts 10 watts of power and up to 12 hours of playtime. The built-in battery even doubles as a backup power bank for your phone or tablet in a pinch. With an IP67 rating, it promises a waterproof and dustproof construction that’s durable enough to take along on the trail or to the beach. Plus, it measures less than four inches across, so it stuffs easily into a daypack, carry-on bag, or even your pocket.

Tribit StormBox Micro
Tribit StormBox Micro 2 Portable Speaker
Best Budget Speaker
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JBL

JBL Xtreme 2 Portable Bluetooth Speaker

Most Rugged

JBL’s Xtreme 2 blends a cool modern aesthetic with great sound and nearly indestructible construction. The IPX7 shell is completely waterproof, capable of surviving spills, hard rain, and even full submersion. A 10,000mAh lithium-ion battery powers four built-in drivers and dual JBL Bass Radiators for up to 15 hours with big, booming sound. It also links wirelessly with up to 100 JBL Connect+-enabled speakers in case you ever want to start an impromptu concert with 99 of your closest friends.

JBL Xtreme 2
JBL Xtreme 2 Portable Bluetooth Speaker
Most Rugged
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Ultimate Ears

Ultimate Ears Megaboom 3 Portable Waterproof Speaker

Best for Big Bass

Ultimate Ears’ Megaboom 3 delivers big, immersive sound. At less than nine inches tall and three inches around, it’s surprisingly portable while promising a maximum sound level of 90dBC. The integrated lithium-ion battery is good for up to 20 hours and charges via any standard micro USB cable. Plus, it pairs wirelessly with up to eight devices and connects to two source devices with a max range of 150 feet, making it perfect for serious parties.

Ultimate Ears Megaboom 3 Portable Bluetooth Speaker
Ultimate Ears Megaboom 3 Portable Waterproof Speaker
Best for Big Bass
Mike Richard

Mike Richard has traveled the world since 2008. He's kayaked in Antarctica, tracked endangered African wild dogs in South Africa, and survived a near-miss great white shark attack in Mexico. His travel advice has appeared on the websites of industry-leading publications for Forbes, Travel + Leisure, CNET, National Geographic, and Vagabondish. He loves the great outdoors and good bourbon, and (usually) calls Massachusetts home. Mike also enjoys speaking in the third person.

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The sexy looking Anker Solix F3800 can power your home or your camping equipment
Anker Solix F3800: What you need to know
Anker Solix portable power station

I have a confession to make: I care about the way my portable power station looks. Sure, a power station is not something you would generally care about when it comes to looks. It is, after all, most likely sitting in your garage alongside other clutter and items you might keep there. But I consider my garage another room of the house, and I made sure it looks that way, intentionally. Design and functionality are important to me, so that’s why I fell in love with the Anker Solix F3800 when I first saw it. From a distance, with the handle extended – and if you squint just so slightly – you’d think you were looking at a Rimowa carry-on luggage.

Portable power stations are all the rave these days. They come in all sorts of shapes, sizes, features and storage capacities. And even at the smallest sizes, they can be incredibly heavy. So you can imagine what a power station meant to back up your home would weigh (hint: the Anker Solix F3800 is over 100 lbs).
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Your next birdie is just a download away
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Gone are the days of relying solely on gut instinct and a well-worn yardage book. Thanks to modern-day tech, golfers can carry a personal caddy, swing coach, and statistician right in their pockets.
Whether you’re an occasional player looking to shave a few strokes off your score or a serious competitor gunning for a lower handicap, the right golf app can make all the difference.

We've teed up the top contenders in every category, from free basic trackers to advanced paid apps with comprehensive features. Here are our picks for the best golf apps to improve your game.
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Academy Sports 4th of July Sale: Up to 50% Off Outdoor Gear
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4th of July celebrations are here. To celebrate, many companies are giving out big sales. For many, it comes as a longstanding part of their culture. For others, it's a way to have something to latch onto ahead of Prime Day deals, set to launch later in the month. Whatever the case may be, it is deals season. And that's no different with Academy Sports + Outdoors. While these 4th of July Academy deals are live, you can save up to 50% off on everything from shoes to the best grills. Tap the button below to see all of their deals or keep reading to see our favorite picks.

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