The best Gps Tracker Watches to explore outdoors

Having a GPS on your wrist can come in handy, regardless of whether you’re disoriented and want to get back to camp safely or if you just want to know how much farther you have to go on your run. These watches are filled with a host of other features as well, including heart rate monitors, pedometers, and even Bluetooth capability, so you’ll have to really try if you want to get lost.

10. Garmin Vivoactive

While it does boast GPS, the Garmin Vivoactive is designed more for those looking to burn calories rather than explore the great outdoors. It has multiple built-in sports apps, so it can help out with your bike ride or even track your shots while on the golf course.
  • various face options to choose from
  • easy to recharge when necessary
  • doesn’t react well to water

9. Owl Cole Tracker

You can keep tabs on your little ones (and have them be grateful for it) with the Owl Cole Tracker. They’ll love the fun camera, and you’ll love the peace of mind that comes with knowing they’re safe — and knowing you can turn it off when they’re in class.
  • can make and receive calls
  • sos mode for emergencies
  • touchscreen isn’t very responsive

8. Polar V800

You will arrive in style with the Polar V800, whether reaching the finish line or showing up to a cocktail party. Its slim design doesn’t look overly bulky on the wrist, so it won’t get in your way while lifting weights or cutting through some brush.
  • heart rate monitor is accurate
  • comes with a bike mount
  • moisture can get under face

7. Garmin Forerunner 920XT

The Garmin Forerunner 920XT has a high-resolution color display that shows you important information about your run or swim, like your vertical oscillation, steps-per-minute, and stroke count and rate. It can even provide a maximum VO2 estimate.
  • calories burned alarm
  • smart notifications from your phone
  • bluetooth syncing is dodgy

6. Suunto Ambit3 Sport

The Suunto Ambit3 Sport can be purchased with or without a heart rate monitor and, features a special GPS that can pinpoint your location in just 30 seconds. It also has the unique ability to take photos during your activity, as well as create a highlights reel.
  • comes in five colors
  • intuitive interface
  • associated app is terrible

5. Garmin Foretrex 401

More survival gear than fashion statement, the Garmin Foretrex 401 lets you set numerous waypoints and routes to help with navigation, and it keeps track of the path you traveled, so you can always get home again. It’s a smart choice for campers, hikers, and adventurers.
  • includes sunrise and sunset times
  • gives hunting and fishing info
  • feels large and bulky on the wrist

4. JoyGeek Smart Bracelet

Despite its budget-friendly price, the JoyGeek Smart Bracelet can do almost everything that other, more expensive options can, including track sports-specific activities, analyze heart data, and sync up with both Android- and iOS-based phones.
  • metal buckle for security
  • extremely long battery life
  • works well as a sleep monitor

3. TomTom Cardio

Runners who don’t have the TomTom Cardio strapped to their wrists are missing out on a treasure trove of information, including distance traveled, speed, calories burned, and more. You’ll have so much data to wade through, it might just replace a few laps at the pool.
  • can view multiple readouts at once
  • smart choice for older users
  • built-in heart rate monitor

2. Apple Series 3

The Apple Series 3 is lightweight enough that you’ll forget it’s even on your wrist — until you need it to answer your phone, tell Siri to look something up for you, or have it stream your favorite playlist while you’re pounding the pavement on a late night run.
  • water-resistant down to 50 meters
  • encourages you to meet fitness goals
  • charts health data

1. Garmin Fenix 5 Sapphire

The Garmin Fenix 5 Sapphire proves you don’t need to sacrifice style to enjoy the newest tech. The stainless steel bezel ensures it won’t look out of place in the boardroom, while the dual GPS and GLONASS satellite reception ensures you’re never out of place in the wild.
  • easy to read in direct sunlight
  • scratch-resistant face
  • accurate altimeter and barometer