American Made Coolers

Picnic & lunch box coolers, ice boxes, outdoor camping, rv, marine coolers, water jugs & more.

You might be asking yourself if any coolers are still made here in America?, well the answer is yes, and we've put together a list of 17 manufacturers & brands, which includes large corporations & small companies.

16 of these companies make some, or all of their products from components 100% sourced here in America, although the other manufacturer in the list still assemble their coolers in the USA.

There are a few details about the manufacturers and also affiliate (paid) links to retailers where you can get the latest prices, shipping costs, customer reviews, special offers & more, where available.


Bison Coolers

Bison takes pride in good, old fashioned American craftsmanship. Blood, sweat and tears built this fine country and they’re invested into designing and constructing the best coolers on American soil. Bison coolers are one of the top rated ice chests coolers on the market today so rest assured it’s an investment that you won’t regret.

Bison produces coolers in 9 styles, in sizes ranging from 25 to 125 quarts & 12 to 24 cans, offered in 6 colors, in hard case, soft pack & cooler bag styles.

100%Bison hard-sided coolers, soft packs, and XD series cooler bags are 100% made in the USA using components sourced from Texas, Colorado, California & other states.


Cabela's Coolers

In 2006 Cabela's web site was ranked No. 1 in the outdoor retailer industry and the company was named Company of the Year in Sporting Classics magazine's prestigious Awards of Excellence.

Cabela's offers hard-sided coolers in 25, 40, 60, 80 & 100 quart sizes.

100%Cabela's Polar Cap Equalizer cooler is made in the USA using domestic sourced components.


Coleman Coolers

More than 100 years ago, a young man with an entrepreneurial spirit and a better idea began manufacturing lanterns in Wichita, Kansas. His name was W.C. Coleman, and the company he founded would change life in America.

Coleman coolers are available in over 10 models in sizes ranging from 5 to 150 quarts & 12 to 24 cans, in hard case, wheeled and flip-lid styles.

75%Coleman coolers marked 'Made in USA' are assembled in the USA using domestic & foreign sourced components.


Cordova Coolers

Cordova Outdoors Coolers are a must for anyone wanting high quality, made in the USA Products. With a lifetime warranty Cordova helps keep the adventure going.

Cordova produces 20 to 125 quart roto-molded hard-sided coolers, 16 & 36 can soft-sided coolers and 2.5 & 5 gallon hydro jugs.

100%Cordova hard-sided coolers and hydro jugs are made in the USA.


Currituck Coolers

Currituck is a brand of Camco Manufacturing. Since their humble beginnings in 1966, Camco has grown to over 1500 employees, 140+ patents, 5600+ products and 10 manufacturing facilities in North Carolina, Indiana, Oregon, China, Thailand and Vietnam.

100%All Currituck roto-molded coolers are made in North Carolina, using domestic sourced components and materials.

Frigid Rigid

Frigid Rigid Coolers

Frigid Rigid Products are designed to keep contents cold for days in any type of environment. Their ice chests are built with superior insulation, airtight lids, weatherproof materials, and are tough enough for heavy commercial use. Frigid Rigid is the only fiberglass cooler made in the USA.

Frigid Rigid produces gel coated fiberglass hard-sided coolers in sizes ranging from 35 to 300 quarts.

100%Frigid Rigid marine grade coolers are made in Fort Myers, Florida using 100% domestic sourced components.


Grizzly Coolers

Grizzly Coolers aren't only protective against the animals in the wilderness; they are protective against the heat of the sun as well. Their coolers have gone through extensive testing to make sure they hold ice the longest, and in the most extreme conditions.

Grizzly produces 8 models of hard-sided coolers in sizes ranging from 15 to 400 quarts and soft-sided coolers in 12 & 20 quart sizes.

100%Grizzly hard-sided coolers are made in Decorah, Iowa using domestic sourced components.


Icehole Coolers

Their military grade coolers are the new leader in the premium cooler market, and they back that with a limited lifetime warranty. They believe in American values and that is why every ICEHOLE is 100% American made.

Icehole produces 35 & 60 quart hard-sided coolers.

100%%Icehole coolers are made in Kerrville, Texas using domestic sourced components.


ICON Coolers

ICON coolers are made right here in the U.S.A. using only the best materials and manufacturing facilities. With an ICON cooler, you can be sure you're getting genuine American-Made quality, true value and the peace of mind that come with knowing you’re supporting American Manufacturing.

ICON produces 32, 50 & 75 quart hard-sided coolers and 24 & 48 can soft-sided coolers and a drop-in dry ice freezer bin, (DIBY).

100%ICON 32, 50 & 75 quart hard-sided coolers and the DIBY drop-in bin are made in the USA using 100% domestic sourced components.


Igloo Coolers

Born from a modest metalworking shop back in 1947, Igloo has been instrumental in redefining how we live, work and play. What began with bringing clean water to the worksite quickly moved into super-functional, best in class ice chests.

Igloo produces a wide variety of hard & soft sided coolers and water jugs in sizes ranging from 1/2 gallon to over 100 quarts.

100%Igloo Trailmate Marine & Trailmate Journey 70 Qt Coolers, Super Tough STX 54, 72, 120 & 150 Qt Coolers, Quick and Cool 150 Qt Coolers, Retro Picnic Basket 25 Qt Coolers, Marine 94 Qt, Marine Ultra 72 Qt, and many more are made in Katy, Texas using domestic sourced components.


Kong Coolers

Kong coolers are American-made and assembled right here in the USA. Their story begins with an experienced rotational molder and the desire to make a high-quality cooler designed for adventure and everyday use, backed by American ingenuity and sold direct from the factory.

Kong produces roto-molded hard-sided coolers in 4 sizes ranging from 25 to 110 quarts.

100%Each and every Kong cooler is made in the USA.


Lifetime Coolers

Lifetime Products became a world-wide trusted brand as it has quickly broadened from basketball hoops to picnic tables, then folding tables and chairs. Now their sheds, kayaks, coolers and more, are leaders in their markets. The company has grown from 15 employees in a partial warehouse to over 1,500 employees all over the globe.

Lifetime produces hard-sided coolers in 28, 55, 65 & 77 quart sizes.

100%Every Lifetime cooler is made in the USA.


ORCA Coolers

Founded in 2012, ORCA was created by outdoor enthusiasts for outdoor enthusiasts with the goal of creating an American made, roto molded cooler that could beat out all the rest. Since then ORCA has fulfilled that goal and taken it a step further by offering a larger selection than any of our competitors and guaranteeing every one of their coolers for life.

ORCA produces hard-sided coolers in sizes ranging from 20 to 140 quarts.

100%ORCA hard-sided 20, 26, 40, 58, 75 & 140 Qt and Tristar 26 Qt coolers are made in the USA.


Orion Coolers

Jackson Adventures originated in 2004 with the launch of Jackson Kayaks, a made-in- America whitewater brand founded by world champion and Olympic kayaker, Eric Jackson. From its headquarters near Rock Island, Tennessee, the brand quickly established itself as the leader in innovation and build quality and soon diversified into a line of recreational and fishing kayaks equally distinctive for thoughtful design and elite performance. A premium cooler brand, Orion, arrived in 2014.

Jackson Adventures produces Orion roto-molded hard-sided coolers in 25, 35, 45, 55, 65 & 85 quart sizes.

100%Every Orion hard-sided cooler is made in the USA.

Otter Box

Otter Box Coolers

OtterBox began like many start-ups – built on a dream, created out of a garage. Starting with something as simple as a box, OtterBox was created in 1998 and built upon the fundamentals of hard work, risk taking and listening to our consumers. It’s through their commitment to innovation that they’ve become what they are today.

Otter Box produces hard-sided coolers in 25, 45 & 65 quart sizes and soft coolers in 20 & 30 quarts sizes.


100%Otter Box hard-sided coolers are made in the USA.


Pelican Coolers

Pelican Products, Inc. continues to reign as the global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance protective cases, temperature-controlled packaging solutions, advanced portable lighting systems and rugged gear for professionals and outdoor enthusiasts alike.

Pelican produces 20 to 250 quart hard-sided coolers, 12, 24 & 48 can soft-sided coolers, 12 can sling coolers and a 6 can cooler/backpack combo.

100%Pelican 45QW & 80QW Elite Wheeled, 55QT Tailgater Wheeled and 95QT, 150QT & 250QT Elite coolers are made in the USA.


Taiga Coolers

Taiga – pronounced (ty-gha) is the name given to the subarctic forest. Taiga coolers are rugged and stay cold like the land. They offer standard white and tan models. However, camouflage coolers are their specialty. Every camo cooler is one of a kind as every pattern is unique. If a traditional camo is not your flavor, customize your own cooler with an embedded logo and your choice of colors.

Taiga produces 27, 55 & 88 quart hard-sided coolers and 18 can soft-sided coolers.

100%Every Taiga cooler is made in the USA.

Any brands marked with a gold star indicates that some (or all) of their coolers are made in the USA using 100% domestically sourced materials. The silver icon indicates they are assembled in America using both domestic and imported materials, and the bronze icon indicates they are assembled in the U.S. using all imported materials.

Overall the above 17 coolers scored a combined rating of 94%100 'Made in America'.

The manufacturers on this page might produce the same type of electronics in other countries as well. Many businesses alter their brand names, manufacturing practices or product designs with little or no notice, so if there are questions that still remain, we suggest contacting the manufacturer directly.