If you plan on going hiking, then a camping lantern is a must. There are many different selection of lanterns. Some are recharged with USB, some use batteries, and some even have a solar rechargeable feature like the Luci solar lantern.

Regardless of which lantern you choose, here are some reasons why you should get one.

It’s Perfect for Patio

When placed on the patio, it looks amazing! If you have a place to hang the lantern, it can even look like you are sitting inside your home with electricity. Enjoy your free time outdoors with friends and family with the help of a lantern.

For Camping Use

Compared with flashlights, you don’t necessarily have to hold it in your hand or your mouth to get good lighting over your surroundings. You can place it in the middle of your camp site and see your belongings. It will help you stay organized, see your surroundings, and allow for a more of a pleasant camping experience.

Take It Fishing With You

Some lanterns are not only durable / shock-proof in case you drop it, but they are also waterproof and very portable. There are inflatable lanterns that you can buy which are waterproof.

Lanterns can be a great benefit when fishing because you will be able to see where the fish and your fishing lure are and not worry about damaging it. Unlike flashlights, the light will be dispersed around your surrounding area, so you getter a better scope of the schools of fish.