The Best Fire Pits & Patio Heaters for Socially Distanced Outdoor Hangs This Winter

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With COVID-19 cases spiking again across the country, it’s clear that the pandemic will continue to alter the way we spend our down time. For many people, enjoying the solace of the outdoors has been one of the most rewarding (and safe) ways to relax throughout 2020. However, with winter poised to settle in, the great outdoors won’t be accompanied by great temps in most parts of the country for much longer. One way to keep your new patio or deck furniture enjoyable all year long — and ensure that your social distanced hangs stay safely outside — is to invest in a quality fire pit or heater. Not sure where to start? Well, we’ve rounded up the best of the best, so you’ll have a way to keep warm this winter, no matter your outdoor space or budget.

Looking to really create an outdoor oasis to safely gather in? While you’re looking at fire pits, try sprucing up your outdoor space even more with a few of our standout recommendations.