The reasons for buying and using your own personal water bottle are many. They’re better for the environment than throwaway bottles, are much more sanitary & healthy, let you choose the model that meets your personal hydration needs, and let you express your own individuality. And they can save you a lot of money.
Whatever your hydration needs, there’s a bottle for you – glass, plastic, metal. And a bottle for whatever your beverage of choice may be: water, hot drinks, cold drinks, sports drinks, etc.
Outdoor Junkie has researched and reviewed dozens of the water bottles on the market using criteria that includes durability, functionality and overall quality.
In random order, our top choices are listed here.
Lifefactory 22-Ounce BPA-Free Glass Water Bottle
The Lifefactory 22-Ounce BPA-Free Glass Water Bottle is a reusable glass bottle that offers healthy everyday hydration and pure taste. Available in carbon, ocean and royal purple, this 22-ounce capacity bottle weight is at 1.3 pounds. The protective non-slip silicone sleeve will give you a secure grip and protect against breakage. Medical-grade silicone flip top seal and pivoting handle are perfect for on-the-go drinking. This BPA/BPS-free bottle is completely dishwasher safe.
Thermos Nissan Intak Hydration Water Bottle
The Thermos Nissan Intak Hydration Water Bottle has an easy-to-use hygienic push button sipper lid with locking ring that will keep germs and dirt at bay. This 24 ounce capacity, BPA-free bottle is impact resistant BPA-free with an easy open hygienic push button sipper lid with locking ring. Weighs in at just 6.4 ounces. Bottle is equipped with a rotating meter that monitors daily water consumption and available in color options dark blue, green, magenta, purple, red, smoke and teal.
Hydro Flask Vacuum Insulated Stainless Steel Water Bottle
The Hydro Flask Vacuum Insulated Stainless Steel Water Bottle will keeps content cold for 24 hours or hot for up to 6 hours. The double walled vacuum insulated stainless steel exterior and the high quality powder-coated matte finish mean this bottle never sweat. Designed with a standard mouth and loop cap, this bottle is leak proof. BPA free and weighing just 9.6 ounces, Hydro Flask Stainless Steel bottle comes in cobalt, forest, graphite, green zen, lava, plum, tangelo, white, black, kiwi, mango, stainless, citron and mint.
Thermo Tank Insulated Stainless Steel Water Bottle
The Thermo Tank Insulated Stainless Steel Water Bottle is a great choice for your daily hydration needs or for any outdoor recreation use. Keep your cold beverages chilled for up to 36 hours or keep your hot drinks the right temp all day long. Using Exclusive Vacuum + Copper Technology means this bottle won’t leave you with a metallic taste and will remain sweat-free. Available in a wide range of colors options, including deep teal, haze blue, lime + steel, mint + steel, pink + steel and violet sunset.
Nalgene Tritan 32oz Narrow Mouth BPA-Free Water Bottle
Nalgene is one of the most respected names in water bottles. Made of Eastman Tritan polycarbonate, the Nalgene Tritan 32oz Narrow Mouth BPA-Free Water Bottle won’t stain, are impact resistant and odor resistant. BPA-free and with a narrow-mouth and narrow loop top that will minimize spills. And it will withstand even the most extreme weather conditions – temps from -40 to 212 degrees F.