The QuietComfort 25 model takes Bose's already stellar noise-canceling headphones and levels them up to new heights.
The Jabra Active Elite 65t truly wireless earphones are the best alternative to Apple's AirPods, but the stepdown non-Elite model will save you a bit of cash.
Sennheiser's HD 4.50 BTNC Wireless gets you most of what you want in a premium wireless noise-canceling headphone but costs significantly less.
Sony's WH-1000XM2 may not be quite as comfortable as Bose's QuietComfort 35 II, but in some respects it's a superior headphone.
The SoundBuds Slim Bluetooth earphones are hard to beat for the price, especially if you're not a stickler for sound quality.
The Bose SoundSport Wireless is the most comfortable, best overall in-ear Bluetooth sports headphone you can buy right now.
Beats has taken a good wireless noise-canceling headphone and significantly increased its performance.
Despite some small downsides, the Sony WF-SP700N is one of the better truly wireless headphones currently available.
The JBL Endurance Sprint is a surprisingly good wireless sports headphone for $50, with only a few small downsides.
The slickly designed BeatsX is an appealing neckband-style wireless headphone that offers a lot of the "magic" of Apple's AirPods in a more conventional, sports-friendly design.
If you're looking for a pair of clean-sounding, really comfortable in-ear noise-isolating headphones that stay in your ears, the Bose SoundTrue Ultra should be on your short list.
Beats has taken the same headphone that so many people know and love and improved its battery life dramatically, but the price is still too high.
The BackBeat Pro 2 is an excellent full-size wireless noise-cancelling headphone that costs nearly half as much as comparable models from Bose, Sony or Sennheiser.
If you can overlook the small interference issues, Jaybird's totally wireless Run earphones offer a great fit and strong sound.
The Jaybird X3 is a significant improvement over the X2 and one of the top Bluetooth sports headphone currently available.
While it doesn't quite eclipse the less-expensive Bose, the Sennheiser PXC 550 Wireless headphone is comfortable and feature packed, and performs very well.
Despite some downsides, including a high price, the Bose QuietComfort 20 offers the best noise-canceling in an in-ear headphone and should tempt frequent travelers looking for a more compact alternative to a full-size NC headphone, such as the Bose QuietComfort 15.
The PowerBeats3 Wireless is a decent step up over its predecessor, but it's no bargain in an increasingly crowded market for wireless sports headphones.