This outdoor picnic blanket with a waterproof backing is a good deal


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With summer still in full swing, there’s lots of time to pack up a cooler and enjoy the outdoors with your family and friends. One of the best ways to enjoy time outside is with a picnic — and what’s a picnic without the perfect blanket?

The AmazonBasics Outdoor Picnic Blanket is only $17.99 on Amazon and fits two people. The top of the blanket is a comfortable, soft fleece, which means no scratchiness when you sit on it while wearing shorts.

Plus, when it comes to picnic blanket patterns, it’s hard to go wrong with a classic plaid style.  We love the different shades of blue on this blanket.


The best part about this picnic blanket is its waterproof underside. The flexible waterproof fabric will keep everyone dry, even if the grass is still damp from morning dew or if you’re on wet sand at the beach. (No one wants to sit on a damp blanket all day!)

A picnic blanket is a necessity for a beach day or barbecue, but we all know it can be awkward to pack and carry for a full day outside. Blankets can get bulky and heavy. Fortunately, this blanket folds up into a flat and compact package. A Velcro fastener keeps it secure and prevents unexpected unraveling as you go to your destination. The handle makes carrying your blanket simple for walking to your perfect picnic spot.



Inspired to go on a picnic of your own? Amazon Prime members can get free, one-day delivery for this blanket, depending on what time it’s ordered.  Happy picnicking!

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