13 Insulated Lunch Bags to Bring to Work or School

Lunchtime doesn't have to be boring with these insulated lunch bags. We have ideas for both kids and adults!

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YETI Daytrip Lunch Bag

During the work week, pack this heavy-duty sack with your favorite lunch. On the weekends, load it with snacks and drinks for your next adventure. Either way, the YETI Daytrip Lunch Bag is a practical addition to your kitchen. It’s lined with insulation power that keeps things cold (or hot!) for hours.

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Cute Canvas Lunch Bag

This canvas tote is as adorable as it is functional. It features an exterior of thick canvas fabric and an interior of insulating aluminum, plus it’s a hefty size for packing plenty of mid-day eats. Choose from four cute patterns—pink cloud, green cloud, pineapples or cactus.

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Personalized Lunch Tote

Lunch thieves—be gone! This personalized tote clearly marks your territory in the office fridge. We love this option for its thermal-insulated interior and water-resistant polyester exterior. Plus, you can’t beat the cool color choices.

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Freezable Lunch Box

Prepare to have a “why didn’t I think of that before!” moment. This PackIt lunch box bids adieu to the traditional ice pack and features an entire sack you can place in the freezer. When frozen, the built-in cooling system keeps every inch of your lunch cold. (Get started with our best cold lunch recipes).

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Colorful Lunch Bag

Show your true colors with this speckled lunch bag. Available in sky blue, pink, mint and grey, this waxed cotton canvas tote is insulated for everyday use. And, a zipper across the top makes it easy to access your snacks throughout the day.

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Washable Lunch Bag

See ya later, spaghetti sauce stains. These neutral packs have a removable insulated insert so you can give the exterior a wash. Each bag also comes with an ice pack and matching strap.

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Spacious Lunch Bag

While it may not look that large on the outside, clever details ensure this bag can hold your lunch, drink, snacks and more. We love the sack’s smart design choices, like an expandable side water bottle holder, insulated interior and lots of pockets. Plus, it’s an Amazon Best Seller!

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Multi-Purpose Lunch Tote

We love practical kitchen items that serve a variety of purposes—and this large lunch bag doubles as a cooler! Load it with a multi-course lunch, snacks and drinks, or head to the park for a family picnic. The insulated interior keeps your items at the proper temperature for up to five hours.

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Fulton Bag Co. Dual Compartment Lunch Bag

Keep your leftover garlic chicken far away from your fresh fruit. This smart bag has two compartments for easy separation, plus high-density thermal insulation. And for less than $10, it’s easy on the budget, too.

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Lunch Box with Accessories

For an all-in-one lunch box, you can’t beat this set from Arctic Zone. It has everything your kiddo needs for back-to-school success, including an insulated lunch box, water bottle, ice pack and food storage container. Pick it up in fun owl, unicorn and camouflage prints.

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Vera Bradley Lunch Bunch Bag

Step up your lunch bag’s style game with this sleek option from Vera Bradley. Choose from tons of fun patterns and colors. And pay attention to this bag’s smart details, like an exterior ID window, recycled cotton fabric and zip closure.

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Leak-Proof Lunch Bag

In a worst-case scenario—like when last night’s soup leftovers spill all over your bag—rest assured that no further damage will be done, thanks to this tote’s leakproof liner. We also appreciate this option’s four layers of insulation, stylish design and large capacity.

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Thermos Lunch Lugger

A hefty appetite deserves a heavy-duty lunch box. And this classic from Thermos has plenty of space for stashing your lunch. In addition to its ample size, we love this bag’s dual compartments and mesh ice pack holder.

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Katie Bandurski
As Senior Shopping Editor, Katie connects Taste of Home readers with the best gifts, deals and home products on the market. An avid foodie and a holiday enthusiast, Katie is an expert at cultivating meaningful moments. When she’s out of the office, you’ll find her exploring Wisconsin, trying out new vegetarian recipes and watching Christmas movies.