Sunday Blog

Sunday Blog

Finding the Right Pace

Finding the Right Pace

As a runner, I view life like an ultramarathon. In order to make it to the finish line, and have some fun along the way, it’s important to keep a manageable and consistent pace. In...

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Discovery Project: Eggshell Seedlings

Discovery Project: Eggshell Seedlings

EGGSHELLSEEDLINGS Written by Guest Author Tracy Jones June 24th, 2021 Guest blogger Tracy Jones is back with another easy, engaging activity to encourage kids to explore the flora and fauna of the natural world. Eggshell...

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Learning & Growing Outdoors

Learning & Growing Outdoors

LEARNING ANDGROWING OUTDOORS Written by Guest Author Anna Sharratt June 9th, 2021 Guest blogger Anna Sharratt is the Executive Director of Free Forest School, an organization working to empower caregivers to get outside with their...

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Regrow Plants from Scraps

Regrow Plants from Scraps

READY, SET, GROW! March 25th, 2021 In the absence of our regularly scheduled outdoor travel and adventure this year, we’re on the hunt for clever, resourceful, and easy ways to stay healthy and have fun....

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Portugal Field Report

Portugal Field Report

FIELD REPORT-PORTUGAL By Jenn Byrne for Sunday Afternoons Portugal, specifically the Azores Islands, stole my heart. Immediately, I fell in love with the landscape on the island of Flores, filled with waterfalls as far as...

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Pinecone Discovery Project

Pinecone Discovery Project

PINECONE DISCOVERYPROJECT FOR KIDS Written by Guest Author Tracy Jones March 11th, 2021 Whether you find yourself looking for inspiration while sheltering-at-home with young children or creative new ways to encourage kids of all ages...

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Healthy Ecosystems

Healthy Ecosystems

HEALTHYECOSYSTEMS The Pantanos de Centla is a 17,200 sq. km. (6,600 sq. mi.) tropical swamp ecosystem in the southern Mexico states of Tabasco and Campeche which includes seasonally-flooded forests and wetlands. Because of its size...

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Dolomites Field Report

Dolomites Field Report

FIELD REPORT-THE DOLOMITES Written by Jenn Byrne for Sunday Afternoons Where do I begin describing the immense beauty that is the Dolomites? The Dolomites are a mountain range located in northeastern Italy. Before this trip,...

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Southern Oregon Land Conservancy

Southern Oregon Land Conservancy

SOUTHERN OREGON LAND CONSERVANCY Preserving Oregon's Special Places for Generations to Come We all benefit from nature. The beauty of wild lands inspires our creativity and healthy habitats nourish us with wholesome food and clean...

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River Collection

River Collection

THE RIVERCOLLECTION A portion of the proceeds from sales of the River Collection will be donated to support The Freshwater Trust’s work to preserve and restore freshwater ecosystems. SHOP THE RIVER COLLECTION Kids' Play Hat...

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Partnering for the Wild

Partnering for the Wild

PARTNERING FOR THE WILD:SUNDAY AFTERNOONS AND KS WILD KS Wild monitors and influences federal management of over eight million acres of forest, focusing on the public lands that comprise the Rogue and Klamath River watersheds....

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Ireland Field Report

Ireland Field Report

FIELD REPORT-IRELAND By Jenn Byrne for Sunday Afternoons Inis Mór is one of the Aran Islands, a collection of islands off the west coast of Ireland in County Galway. The 845 locals primarily speak Irish,...

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Discovery Project: Bee Water Station

Discovery Project: Bee Water Station

HONEY BEEWATERING STATION Written by Guest Author Tracy Jones April 20th, 2021 It’s spring and guest blogger Tracy Jones has another fun and easy activity to encourage kids to learn about and appreciate the flora...

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Family Friendly Road Trips

Family Friendly Road Trips

FAMILY-FRIENDLYROAD TRIP TIPS Written By Michelle Gigger September 1, 2019 5 Tips for Stress-Free Fun Planning a family-friendly road trip is exciting and fun. Imagining the places you’ll see, the beautiful photos you’ll take, and...

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Virtual Tours

Virtual Tours

VIRTUAL TOURS COVID-19 Silver Linings: Virtual Tours of Your Favorite National Gems These days when we’re all spending far more time at home than ever before, it can feel disappointing to miss out on our...

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Iceland Field Report

Iceland Field Report

FIELD REPORT-ICELAND Written by Jenn Byrne for Sunday Afternoons September 21st, 2018 Yes, Iceland does live up to all the hype! We spent two glorious weeks circumnavigating this beautiful island in the winter and that...

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Bug-Free Protection

Bug-Free Protection

BUG-FREEPROTECTION Introducing three new ways to keep insects at bay! Our new Bug-Free Adventure and Charter Hats offer odorless and invisible insect repellent protection with EPA-registered No Fly Zone® technology. Applied to the main body...

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Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday Gift Guide

HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE A great hat is so much more than an accessory—it's an expression of style and a gift that inspires year-round adventures. Shop our featured collections and top-sellers, and give...

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As We Turn the Page on 2020

As We Turn the Page on 2020

As we turn the page on 2020—an unparalleled year that challenged and stretched us all—and approach our 30th anniversary in 2022, we are inspired to come together now more than ever. Together in our collective...

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Rediscovering a Passion for the Outdoors through Community

Rediscovering a Passion for the Outdoors through Community

REDISCOVERING A PASSION FOR THEOUTDOORS THROUGH COMMUNITY By Christina Merhar, Hike it Baby Branch Ambassador We are all drawn to the outdoors for different reasons. Whether to breathe away the stress of the day, to...

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Coloring Pages

Coloring Pages

CUSTOMIZED COLORINGPAGES FOR CRAZY TIMES Written by Guest Author Courtney Larsen May 18th, 2020 During this strange time, innovative companies are thinking of creative ways to engage with and give back to their communities. Sunday...

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Safe Skin

Safe Skin

SAFE SKINOUTDOORS Written by Guest Author Sarah Schram, MD July 9th, 2020 Fresh air, sunshine, and adventure keep us happy, healthy, and challenged. Although the best part of being outdoors is spending time in the...

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Pollinator Collection

Pollinator Collection

THE POLLINATORCOLLECTION A portion of the proceeds from our sales of the Pollinator Collection will go toward supporting Bee Girl, working to educate and inspire communities to conserve bees, their flowers, and our countryside. Featuring...

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Charter Collection

Charter Collection

THE CHARTERHAT COLLECTION With a distinctive Charter profile and features that travelers require, these styles have a range of features to fit any adventure. From added ventilation and breathability in the Charter Breeze, to lightweight...

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Bikepacking with Felecia Moran

Bikepacking with Felecia Moran

GET OUT THEREAND DO WHAT SCARES YOUBIKEPACKING WITH FELECIA MORAN May 24th 2019 Felecia Moran grew up not far from New York City and recognized from an early age that she wanted nothing to do...

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Easy Ways to Feel Optimistic and Joyful During Coronavirus

Easy Ways to Feel Optimistic and Joyful During Coronavirus

SIX EASY WAYS TO FEEL OPTIMISTICAND JOYFUL DURING CORONAVIRUS During this time of uncertainty and fear, many people are feeling angry, anxious, afraid, and lonely. News of coronavirus is all over social media, we have...

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Artist Series Winners

Artist Series Winners

LIMITED EDITIONARTIST SERIESTRUCKERS Midnight Mountain Trucker $30.00 Campfire Trucker $30.00 Geo Mountain Trucker $30.00 Kids' Sneaky Bear Trucker $25.00 Danielle Quigley Raised in Denver, Colorado, Danielle is a full-time artist who is passionate about the...

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Movies to Bring Your Love of the Outdoors Indoors

Movies to Bring Your Love of the Outdoors Indoors

16 MOVIES TO BRING YOURLOVE OF THE OUTDOORS INDOORS During this strange and unprecedented time, we want to help you maintain your spirit, passion, and curiosity for adventure while spending more time indoors. To help...

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Sustainability

Sustainability

SUSTAINABILITY ATSUNDAY AFTERNOONS MEASUREMENT & ASSESSMENT A proud member of the Outdoor Industry Association (OIA) and the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC), Sunday Afternoons is actively working on a sustainability roadmap to measure progress and assess...

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New Zealand Field Report

New Zealand Field Report

FIELD REPORT-NEW ZEALAND New Zealand has no shortage of activities and variety in landscapes, and boy did we cover some ground in order to accomplish as much as we could in the five weeks we...

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Protect the Night

Protect the Night

The International Dark Sky Association The International Dark-Sky Association (IDA) is the recognized authority on light pollution. We work to protect and restore the natural nighttime environment through outreach, public policy, conservation, and the certification...

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Protect Our Winters

Protect Our Winters

PROTECT OUR WINTERS Low-Carbon Lifestyle As a supporting partner of Protect Our Winters (POW), a non-profit organization committed to finding systemic solutions to climate change, we’re inspired by the work so many passionate people do...

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Featured Artist

Featured Artist

FEATURED ARTIST Featured Artist: Dan Fredman Designer, illustrator, photographer, and lover of the great outdoors, Dan Fredman has spent his life following his curiosity and passion for creating. He lives in Portland, Oregon, where he...

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Recycled Styles

Recycled Styles

RECYCLED STYLES Family-owned for over 25 years, our mission is to enhance everyday adventure with durable, stylish, feature-rich hats that look as good as they feel. As outdoor lovers, we are not only committed to...

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Under One Big Sky

Under One Big Sky

Five Stellar Places to Enjoy One Big Sky From the land around us to the skies above, our inspiration comes from where we live, work and play. We support groups conserving natural wonder and improving...

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What Your Adventure Hat Says About You

What Your Adventure Hat Says About You

WHAT YOUR ADVENTURE HATSAYS ABOUT YOU Written by Malee Baker Oot for RootsRated in partnership with Sunday Afternoons. April 26TH, 2019 From the slot canyons of the Southwest to the snow-capped summits of the High...

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Running Across Australia with Katie Visco

Running Across Australia with Katie Visco

RUNNING ACROSSAUSTRALIA WITHKATIE VISCO Written By Katie Visco August 15, 2019 Saying Yes to Fear Katie was both 2nd youngest and the 13th woman to run solo across the United States Running Across Australia with...

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8 Reasons Why Kids Sun-protective Hats are a Must Have

8 Reasons Why Kids Sun-protective Hats are a Must Have

8 REASONSWHY KIDS SUN-PROTECTIVE HATSARE A MUST HAVE Written by Shanti Hodges - Founder, Hike it Baby July 13th, 2018 When my son Mason was born, I didn’t have very many friends with kids, so...

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This Is My Sunday

This Is My Sunday

THIS ISMY SUNDAY All around the world, Sunday holds a special place in people’s lives. A time to rest and reconnect, play and explore. Sunday Ambassadors Sabrina Obryan @sabrina_obryan Brea, CA I love Sunday because...

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Coolcore Fabrics

Coolcore Fabrics

CHEMICAL-FREE, UPF50+ FABRICS Designed to keep you comfortable while you sweat, Coolcore® performance fabrics wick moisture from your skin, distributing body heat evenly so you feel cool faster. The chemical-free properties of this innovative UPF...

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7 Ways to Respect the Mountains

7 Ways to Respect the Mountains

7 WAYS TO RESPECTTHE MOUNTAINS We’re always looking for opportunities to partner with organizations doing important work in the world. We signed on with the UIAA (Union Internationale des Associations d’Alpinisme) Respect the Mountains (RtM)...

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Earth Day

Earth Day

EARTH DAY For 30 years, our family-owned company has been pushing the boundaries of hat-making. From innovative craftsmanship and ethical manufacturing to meaningful conservation, we’re always challenging ourselves to go Beyond the Brim. Every day...

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The Adventure Collection

The Adventure Collection

THE ADVENTURECOLLECTION Borrowing design inspiration from our original, best-selling Adventure series, take the trail less traveled in new styles that convert, stash, and stow. Our hats are made for adventurers everywhere who know how to...

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Gardening Hats

Gardening Hats

GARDENING HATS Adventure Hat Sundancer Hat Latitude Hat Bug-Free Charter Hat Solar Bucket Sun Guardian Hat Sunset Hat Vineyard Hat Caribbean Hat Garden Visor Adventure Stow Hat Sun Seeker Hat Charter Breeze Hat Riviera Hat...

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7 Gear Tips for Hiking with a Baby

7 Gear Tips for Hiking with a Baby

7 GEAR TIPS FORHIKING WITH A BABY Originally posted by So We Went February 13th, 2019 So you are thinking about hiking with an infant? Awesome! Getting out on the trail has been one of...

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Artist Series Truckers

Artist Series Truckers

ARTIST SERIESTRUCKER HATS Our own spin on the new “classic” trucker! Each hand-drawn design showcases the beauty of the great outdoors and provides groovy inspiration for all of your adventures. Ventilation? Sure. Wicking? Absolutely. But...

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Best Hiking Hats

Best Hiking Hats

Best Hiking Hats When you love hiking adventures as much as we do, it’s important to make sure that your hat's fit, style, and level of sun protection are just right. Whether you’re looking for...

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Best Sun Hats

Best Sun Hats

Best Sun Hats When you love playing outdoors, but know better than to venture out unprotected, you need a sun hat with UPF 50+ protection you can trust. Whether you’re looking for a stylish hat...

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UPF50 Sun Protection

UPF50 Sun Protection

UPF50+SUN PROTECTION How We Love the Outdoors! Fresh air, sunshine, and adventure keep us happy, healthy, and challenged. Although the best part of being outdoors is spending time in the fresh air and sunshine, it’s...

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