The best outdoor blankets for chilly nights

As the evening temperatures get chillier, snuggle up with one of these blankets to extend your time outside.

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Whether you’re stargazing, camping, or sitting on your patio with a friend, nights are getting a little cooler during fall. These outdoor blankets will help keep you cozy so you can enjoy the crisp autumn air while staying warm at the same time.

DEMMEX Turkish Cotton Towel/Blanket

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We’re starting the list with this transitional blanket that will easily take you from summer to fall weather. Made from 100 per cent organic cotton, a Turkish towel has an endless possibility of uses such as a blanket, beach mat, fitness towel, or even a picnic table cloth. It has all the features you’re looking for as it’s soft, absorbent, quick-drying, and compact for taking on your next evening out. This option is available in 25 colours to suit your personal style!

What we like:

  • Pre-washed so it arrives at your door with a soft feel

  • Size is 71 by 36 inches, ideal for individual use

  • Rated 4.6 out of 5 based on reviews

EverSnug Large Waterproof Outdoor Blanket

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We've recommended this product before because this waterproof and windproof blanket is made for outdoor activities. With premium fleece and ultrasonic quilting, this oversized blanket will keep you warm on chilly nights or act as a mat to sit on if you didn’t bring a chair. Available now in five colour options.

What we like:

  • Roll and store in a portable carrying case that’s included

  • Size is 85 by 55 inches, comfortable for two or more people

  • Rated 4.3 out of 5 based on reviews

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Plaid Fleece Throw Blanket

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We’re moving up the blanket warmth chart to this fleece option in a handsome fall plaid pattern. This blanket is ultra-soft and suitable for indoor or outdoor use in dry weather. It’s lightweight so you can fit it into your backpack for fall hikes where you’ll stop to rest and look at the changing leaves, for camping, or for simply cuddling up in your own backyard. At an extremely affordable price point, this blanket is machine washable and dryer safe and comes in four different plaid styles.

What we like:

  • Product description indicates this blanket is a favourite among pets as well

  • Size is 60 by 50 inches, suitable for one or two people

  • Rated 4.3 out of 5 based on reviews

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OneTigris Down Camping Blanket

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If you’re planning on some adventurous hiking experiences, camping, or fishing this fall, pack this versatile outdoor blanket. You can use it as a blanket or top quilt for tents or hammocks as it’s made with water-resistant ripstop polyester material. With a temperature rating of 5-25℃, this blanket is also lightweight and compact with its own carrying pouch for easy storage. Choose from blue, green, or orange when placing your order.

What we like:

  • Snap buttons can be clasped shut for use as a poncho

  • Size is 78.7 inches by 55.1 inches, ample space for more than one person

  • Rated 4.6 out of 5 based on

Arcturus Backwoods Wool Blanket

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This is going to be your warmest blanket option for the chilliest nights. In fact, this blanket is so thick it weighs nearly five pounds. The natural wool will keep you warm even when wet, which makes this a good option to add to your emergency kit as well. Not only is this blanket washable, but it will also become softer with each spin in the machine. It’s available in eight colours and we’re recommending the red buffalo plaid, which is trendy for autumn outings!

What we like:

  • 80 per cent wool, which is a known fabric for keeping you warm

  • Size is 88 by 64 inches, suitable for you and a friend

  • Rated 4.8 out of 5 based on reviews

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