Summer is all about making memories. From sun-filled days at the beach to backyard picnics and barbecues, there are so many ways to bring family and friends together this season. Whether you're hitting the pool, traveling to a tropical destination or just a hanging out on the patio, your summer will be a breeze with a few fun gadgets and toys.
Shop All Day contributor Makho Ndlovu stopped by TODAY to share some bestselling Amazon summer finds to boost your day in the sun. Plus an airplane hack that will make your next plane ride feel like you're riding in first class.
Keep reading to see all 13 fun-finds Amazon has to offer this season, from watermelon slicers to umbrella accessories.
Amazon fun summer finds as seen on TODAY
Ndlovu says this clever umbrella hook is a must-have and keeps your belongings from getting sandy or wet. Featuring four stainless steel hooks, it's perfect to hang your towels, keys, sunglasses and more!
No table nearby? No problem! Ndlovu loves this handy beach umbrella for the items you can't hang. Featuring a place to store your cups, snacks and valuables, it fits any umbrella hole up to one-half inch in diameter.
Whether you're swimming in the pool or walking along the beach, you'll have an ease of mind knowing your personal items are locked up safely. This compact personal safe comes with a cable to easily tie up to a beach umbrella or chair. Plus it features a cord access port, so you can charge your devices or listen to music while it's locked.
Did somebody say water balloon fight? Ndlovu says this is a "HUGE hit with kids." Each bunch comes with 35 balloons and each stem easily attaches to the hose. You will be able fill up 100 balloons in 60 seconds, says the brand.
If you struggle cutting up this giant summer fruit, you're not alone. "This brilliant tool allows you to cut watermelon into perfect cubes, knife free!" said Ndlovu. Its stainless steel and lightweight design makes it easy to use at home or while camping.
Editor's Note: Our original pick is out of stock, but we found a similar option below.
"Nothing is worse than stale snacks," said Ndlovu. This 2-in-1 mini bag sealer is designed to give your uneaten snacks an airtight seal and saves you money by keeping your food fresh longer. It's compact so you can throw it in your bag for picnics, or hang it on the fridge as a magnet!
This pack of two has over 5,000 verified five-star ratings and reviewers love how lightweight they are. Since they come in a set, you can keep one in your picnic bag and one in your pantry at home to help keep your snacks fresh.
You'll feel like you're flying in first class to your next vacation, or close to it, with this plane hack. Ndlovu says it’s like sitting in a recliner with your feet resting on pillows. According to the brand, the memory foam footrest attaches to the seat-back tray table, which helps prevent lower back pain or leg swelling.
More Amazon fun summer finds
Whether you are around a campfire or toasting marshmallows over the stove, this roasting kit is a delicious way to create some memories. Coming in a pack of five bright-colored sticks, these are perfect for toasting s'mores or even roasting hot dogs.
With all of the flavor of lemonade but none of the sugar, this might just become your new summer drink. Just Lemon is naturally refreshing cold-pressed lemon water that is filled with hydrating electrolytes and essential antioxidants. If the taste of lemon is not your cup of tea, this drink also comes in six different flavors from strawberry passion fruit to blueberry acai.
This water-resistant, rechargeable Bluetooth speaker is a summer must-have. The flame-like effect creates a great ambiance and is perfect for pool parties, picnics and romantic date nights. Fully charged, this speaker can play music for up to six hours.
Nothing ruins summertime fun quite like pesky mosquitos. If you want a mosquito-free summer night all while avoiding the smell of traditional bug spray, this repeller offers a 20-foot protection range with no spray, mess or flames. Rechargeable and portable, how can you say no to enjoying bug-free nights?
Take pool relaxation to the next level with these hammock pool floats. Coming in a pack of two, you'll stay cool and refreshed with these inflatable, multifunctional floats. You can enjoy them by lying down or sitting sideways.
After the company posted a TikTok that went viral with 23 million views, Popdarts quickly became this summer's hottest new game. Popdarts are suction darts that stick to any smooth surface, such as countertops, windows, glass doors and more. Bring this compact set with you wherever you go and get into the competitive spirit with this new take on darts.
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