Headed for the great outdoors? Don't leave home without these 5 things

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Spring is in the air and people are gearing up for outdoor sports and activities but these highly-rated products will take your adventures to the next level.

Waterproof Cellphone Pouch

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(Photo: Amazon)

Whether you’re kayaking, boating or just heading to the pool or beach it’s critical to keep your cellphone dry and safe. That’s why I love this waterproof phone pouch. It snaps and locks to protect your phone from water, dust, sand and dirt while maintaining full touch screen capabilities. The clear windows on the front and back mean you can still take photos.

One of the nearly 70k reviewers claims his phone was found after a week in a lake and was bone dry! That’s impressive.

$8 $20 at Amazon

Portable Solar Power Bank

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(Photo: Amazon)

With warm weather and extended sunlight we’re bound to be out all day long. That means our phone batteries may need a boost.

I’m loving this portable solar power bank that features multiple ports so you can charge up to three devices at the same time! You’re also getting a flashlight and compass which, according to 31k reviewers, can really come in handy.

$30 $45 at Amazon

Bike Phone Mount

(Photo: Amazon)
(Photo: Amazon)

Whether you’re mapping out your trail or listening to some tunes, you need a good phone mount for your bike — this one has over 50k positive reviews. The mount grips your phone using two points of contact — a horizontal plastic grip AND a silicone net. That mea it won't shift, even in tough terrain. It works with bikes, motorcycles, stable exercise bikes and scooters. It's also compatible with dozens of smartphone sizes, too.

$17 $25 at Amazon

Hands-Free Rechargeable Neck Fan

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(Photo: Amazon)

This hands-free portable neck fan has a huge fan base for good reason! Folks love it for outdoor summer events and exercise, but they also use it to keep cool while grilling, applying make up, sitting at their desk or to relieve hot flashes. It rotates a full 360 degrees and lasts 6 hours on a single charge. And if you’re feeling festive, it offers seven colorful light modes. Now that’s cool.

$14 at Amazon

Quick-Dry Water Shoes

(Photo: Amazon)
(Photo: Amazon)

The perfect water shoes do exist! These quick-drying slip-ons have 65,000 five-star reviews and are under $15. They’re perfect for water sports, yoga and gardening. You can even wear them at the beach to protect your feet from hot sand and sharp shells. Reviewers recommend sizing up, and of course picking up more than one of the whopping 44 color options available. I couldn’t click ‘add to cart’ any quicker!

Starting at $9 at Amazon

What are your favorite outdoor accessories? Let us know in the comments below!

Video produced by Kat Vasquez.

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