When you find that perfect spot to read, relax, or just fall asleep—whether it’s on the beach or in the backyard—there’s only one way to make it better: with a hammock. And maybe a cold drink. This is the ideal time to buy a portable hammock. More than ever before, the world’s largest outdoor-gear manufacturers are selling thoughtfully designed, durable, comfortable hammocks in an infinite number of sizes and styles for a wide variety of travelers and adventurers. Here are five of our favorites that you can easily pack up and take along on your next adventure—even if it’s just out to the backyard. This breathable, lightweight—and very affordable—two-person camping hammock is perfect for day or nighttime use. It measures a super-comfy 6 ft., 6 in. wide x 9 ft., 10 in. long, and comes with two fully adjustable hanging straps and aluminum-alloy carabineers that can support up to 660 lbs. The integral mosquito netting will keep biting bugs at bay, and when the netting not needed, just flip over the hammock. The hammock and all its accessories fit into an included stuff sack. For rock-solid stability and pure comfort, it’s hard to beat the Mac Sports Fold Up. This ruggedly built and ...