The right equipment for the right job is exactly how you get the most out of your travel & adventure experiences when you head outside. And that goes for your hat, as well as the rest of the gear.
By choosing the best hat for your adventure, you’ll be helping to create an environment that will protect you from intense sun, cold, rain, & wind – all while looking good.
Choose among the finest travel hats for men & women, & choose a hat that makes sense for your next trip.
Best travel hat
Whether you’re preparing for a road trip across Canada or plunging into an African safari, there are several features that will make your travel hat best for the journey. In general, you’ll want a hat with a high UPF fabric rating, an all-around brim & built-in water repellency. When you’re on the road, you have to be prepared to roll out rain or shine. The water-resistant LTM6 Airflo® provides these features plus it also has a secret pocket because it’s always good practice to have a little cash tucked away for an emergency.
Our best selling hat! With a broad brim to keep off the sun & rain, ventilation to keep you comfortable, Hydrofil® sweatband to wick moisture away from your forehead, wind cords to keep it on & a secret pocket to stow valuables. The fabric is rated certified UPF 50+ - the highest given - so you're protected wherever you go. Plus, it's washable, quick to dry & easy to pack.
Tip: Keep your eye open for the 'Tilley Nod' - the slight inclination of the head received from other Tilley wearers who recognize your great taste & style!
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Best Beach Hat
A great beach hat has 2 main elements: style & sun protection. There's nothing worse than coming home from a day at the beach with a sun-burned nose! To help protect against that, we make all our beach hats from fabric with a UPF 50+ sun protective rating - the maximum given. We also offer up a variety of brim sizes & classic hat silhouettes for all types of sun-seekers. Made from tea-stained Madagascar raffia, our broad brimmed R11 Charlie Fedora is a great hat for beach adventures.
Our wide-brimmed, unisex Fedora is created from Madagascar raffia & is “tea-stained” to to give it a rich tone that highlights the fibres. The wide brim keeps your face protected from the sun's harmful rays while the moisture-wicking sweatband helps to keep you cool & comfortable. Plus we even put in a handy pocket to keep some currency or a key card secure. Keep protected from the sun, in great style, no matter where your adventures take you.
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Best Leisure Hat
Some adventures are more...relaxed. If wandering through marketplaces, museums & little side paths is more your pace, then you want a hat that suits a casual vibe but still provides the sun protection you need. Our classically styled TOY4 Jackson Trilby Straw Hat provides options for styling while keeping you sun-safe. Keep things traditional by having the front of the brim bent down & the back up, or you can mix it up with the brim up all around or down all around. It’s your look – own it!
TOY4 JACKSON TRILBY STRAW HAT
Where haven’t you seen stingy brim Trilby’s?! It’s a must-have finishing piece for every look. Our Jackson Trilby hat is ideal for urban settings, every-day wear, patio lounging, lunches out…..the list goes on and on. You’ll be amazed to find out our eye-catching Jackson Trilby hat looks like a straw hat but is actually made from paper derived from rice. That may sound delicate, but like all Tilley hats, our Trilby is made for travel & adventure.
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Best Camping Hat
The best camping hats have to be water resistant, provide protection from the sun & keep you cool. It also helps if it is durable & can double up as a ground cushion, or a transport for wild berries, fiddleheads or the elusive morel (just be sure it IS a morel before eating). Our T3 Wanderer Hat is such a popular style because it can do all that, & more. Plus, the extra ventilation around the crown helps keep you cool as you move about camp or head down the trails for a quick walk before building a campfire.
Pre-washed for a worn look, this style looks like it's already been on many a camping trip & will last you for many, many more. Made from tough 100% cotton duck, this hat is great for all your camping adventures. The fabric, made out of the same fabric blend as sail cloth, is certified UPF 50+, the highest given & also treated with a rain repellent finish to keep you protected; rain or shine. Our wind cord system keeps your hat in place so be sure to use it while working over the campfire! And like most of our Tilley® hats, it's guaranteed for life.
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Best Hiking Hat
When you’re on the move, it’s important to keep cool & protected from the sun & the rain. It also helps to have a wide brim to shade your eyes from the sunny tree breaks & hilltops. When we heard from our Hiker's that they found our hat warm for hiking, we built a cooling system right into our broad brimmed T4MO-1 Hiker’s Hat. Soak the innovative insert in cool water, wring & insert into the pocket at the top of the hat & you're ready to hike the day away in comfort.
Designed with lots of features for the trail, our Hiker's hat is a must-have for trekkers.
Our innovative evaporation cooling insert, powered by HyperKewl™, relieves heat stress during treks. Simply soak the insert in cool water, wring & insert into the pocket at the top of the hat & hike in comfort. A rear brim loop provides a place to securely clip your hat in place when not in use. It also comes with our wind cord system to keep your hat in place when the winds pick up & like most Tilley hats, it comes with a Lifetime Guarantee.
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Best Fishing Hat
While a hat may not be the first piece of gear people reach for, it can really make the difference on a fishing expedition. A good quality hat will keep you warm, dry & protected from both sun, rain & bugs (especially the bugs!). Our T3 Cotton Duck may seem like a sailing style hat, however it is so much more. The fabric is DWR and grommets offer extra ventilation, so rain or shine, you can keep trying to catch the "big one".
T3 COTTON DUCK
We've been making this particular Cotton Duck hat for over 30 years. If you're keen on classics this Tilley® hat is the one for you. While this snap up Cotton Duck hat is generally considered an on the water style, the origin of it is in the army. The side snaps were designed for soldiers who needed the brim out of the way when firing their rifles. However the snap up sides also offer extra stability in windy conditions on the water. So whether on sea, or on land, this hat will keep you protected from the sun & rain.
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Best paddling Hat
When you’re paddling, your hat can make all the difference, as it is often your only chance to secure some shade & stay cool. The best paddling hat in the market right now is the TWS1 Paddler’s Hat – designed for your needs as a paddler.
Paddle in sun-protective comfort with our Paddler's hat. We packed this hat full of useful features for the those who love to spend time on the water. The fabric is certified UPF 50+ - the highest given. The broad brim protects from sun & rain while the grommets & back vent provide extra ventilation. The extra wiring & stiff front brim, along with the option of side snaps, gives great wind stability when needed.
The sweatband is ready to wick moisture away & the fabric itself is Schoeller® with a c_change® membrane to regulate temperature. It also floats (of course).
So get ready to paddle! After all, a day on land a day wasted, no?
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Best Canoe Hat
It should be no surprise that the LTM3 Airflo® Snap-Up is also an ideal hat for on-the-water adventures. Tilley hats were born out of Alex Tilley's need to find a proper sailing hat. Its ample sun & heat protection, as well as float-ability are all important qualities. It also has a secret pocket in case you want to tuck a few extra dollars way & indulge in a couple cold beverages when you're at the end of your day.
LTM3 Airflo® Snap-Up
A great lightweight hat with extra ventilation to keep you cool.
The fabric of this hat is great for both sun & rain. The fabric is rated UPF 50+ - the highest given, while also having a water repellent finish.
Our classic front & back wind cord system will keep our hat in place on those windy days & you can also snap-up the sides to cut down on wind-resistance. It also floats; not that we're suggesting you'll need that. Easy to wash, easy to stow, this hat is ready for every canoeing adventure.
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Pick the Best Travel Hat for Your Adventure
The thing to remember is that no matter which activity you’re about to embark on from a hunting & fishing adventure to lounging on the beach or meandering into town, there is a hat for you. By investing in a quality hat, you know it will have the features necessary to protect from the weather & the durability to last you a lifetime.