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Wrapped in Warmth: The 8 Best Outdoor Blankets for a Night Under the Stars

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* Ideal for fall camping, picnics or to the stadium
* Waterproof, windproof and warm
* Multi-purpose blankets also provide emergency warmth for car or home

Whether you’re going camping, heading to a sporting event, rocking out at a concert, or star gazing, you gotta have a blanket to keep you warm outside. They’re also helpful to have in the event of an emergency. Here are 8 of our favorites that do double duty as protection from the elements and for cozy comfort.

1. HYSEAS Water Resistant All Purpose Blanket

You can’t go wrong with the HYSEAS Water Resistant All Purpose Blanket. At 73 by 80 inches, it’s extra large to provide maximum coverage. One side is soft coral fleece and the other side is water-resistant material that keeps ground moisture from seeping in and getting you wet.

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2. Instant Heat Blanket

Next time you feel a chill, wrap yourself in the Instant Heat Blanket. It will keep you warm, cozy and comfortable during the frigid winter or when you feel a draft indoors during the summer. And, it’s sumptuous softness will have you relaxed in no time. No electricity needed – the blanket reflects your own body heat.

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3. XL Plush Fleece Outdoor Stadium Blanket

This is the perfect blanket to bring to the big ball game. The XL Plush Fleece Outdoor Stadium Blanket is rainproof and windproof thanks to its exterior, water repelling shell. It melts the cold away with its soft, warm interior lining. And you can toss it right in the washer when you’re done.

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4. Hood River Poly Fleece Picnic Blanket

The Hood River Poly Fleece Picnic Blanket rolls right up for when you’re ready to roll out. And when you get to your destination, its impermeable polyester backing keeps water and wind away. Its soft fleece lining insulates you from the cold. And when you’re done, roll it right back up for easy transportation.

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5. Snugpak Jungle Blanket

The Snugpak Jungle Blanket is designed to get you through the most uncomfortable of outings. It’s made with travel soft insulation that’s warm and lightweight, not to mention antibacterial and antimicrobial. And you’ll love how it compresses down to a mere 6 by 6 inches for lightweight, compact travelling.

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6. Columbia Sportswear Indoor-Outdoor Fleece Throw Blanket

Columbia is known for making exceptional outerwear that helps you brave the elements. Now, the Columbia Sportswear Indoor-Outdoor Fleece Throw Blanket offers the same protection to warm you while outside or keep you cozy on the couch inside. It also features a helpful zipper storage pocket for your keys, phone, and wallet – great for outdoor concerts for when you want to keep your hands free to clap along and cheer.

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7. Fairbault Wollen Mill Company Throw Blanket

Want to stay warm and stylish? Check out the Fairbault Wollen Mill Company Throw Blanket. It has a smart striped chestnut design that’s made from 100% lambswool. And when you’re not snuggled up under it, this blanket makes a timeless accent that can transform any room.

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8. Woolly Mammoth Woolen Company Explorer Collection Blanket

Why settle for just any old blanket when you can keep cozy under the Woolly Mammoth Woolen Company Explorer Collection Blanket? It’s woven with 80% premium virgin Merino wool. And while it’s a whopping 66 by 90 inches, it only weights 4 pounds. That’s just what you’ll want to reach for after a long day of backpacking, boating, fishing or hiking. This is the blanket that makes camping much happier.

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