16 Best Travel Coffee Mugs (2022): Insulated, Steel, Thermal

It’s a cultural thing, but not many of us in the US enjoy drinking a room temperature drink. Steaming hot or freezing cold, sure, but if a drink is left out for too long, it starts approaching that dreaded 70 degrees Fahrenheit. Fortunately, you can combat lukewarm drinks with a double- or triple-wall, vacuum-insulated container. Then every road trip, beach holiday and long day at the office will in any case be accompanied by a constant supply of drinks at exactly the right temperature.

From coffee to iced water to tea to beer, we drank and drank all of our drinks from the best insulated beverage containers we could find. Below are our top picks for vacuum-insulated, multi-purpose coffee and beverage mugs. They will all do a great job of keeping your Joe piping hot or freezing cold.

Updated June 2022: We’ve added the Yeti Rambler Colster, Miir Climate+, and Purist Mover.

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