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The Ultimate Travel Checklist | 37 Things to Do Before Your Next Trip

The Ultimate Travel Checklist | 37 Things to Do Before Your Next Trip

Say goodbye to stressful planning. With this travel checklist in hand, you’ll always be ready for your next adventure.

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Huckberry 13 Last Minute Gift Ideas

11 Last-Minute Gift Ideas

We’ve partnered with Huckberry to give you 11 versatile last-minute gift ideas, from an elevated tote bag to an innovative lighter and more.

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Huckberry Black Friday Cyber Monday Gift Guide 2021

Gear to Check Out: Black Friday and Cyber Monday at Huckberry

‘Tis the season to take advantage of holiday deals and load up on durable, versatile gear during Huckberry’s Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales.

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REI Gift Guide Travel Gifts for Urban Adventures

14 Travel Gifts for Urban Adventures | From City to Trail

We’ve partnered with REI to give you 14 gift ideas for urban explorers who love to adventure in the great outdoors as much as the city.

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Packing Lists

Road Trip Packing List

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Road Trip Packing List

The ultimate packing list including all of the road trip essentials you need to travel by car. We cover it all: men’s and women’s focused items from bags, to clothing and toiletries, to cooking supplies, and more.

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Budget Packing List

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Budget Packing List

Our Budget Packing List is full of the best inexpensive travel gear we could find. Everything you need to travel the world, without those hefty pricetags.

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Earth Friendly Sustainable Packing List

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Earth Friendly Sustainable Packing List

Our Earth Friendly Sustainable Packing List is full of ethical, sustainable, and zero-waste products. Everything you need to travel the world, minus the guilt.

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Digital Nomad Packing List

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Digital Nomad Packing List

The ultimate packing list for traveling the world as a digital nomad with a backpack. We cover it all: men’s and women’s focused items from clothes to tech to toiletries and more.

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Guides

Ultimate Gift Guide Featured Image

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Our Ultimate Gift Guide for Gear Enthusiasts

Not sure what to get the gear enthusiasts in your life? Lucky for you, we've put together the ultimate list of the best everyday & travel gear gift ideas that we’ve found so far.

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Best Laptop Bag Guide

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Best Laptop Bag

We break down how to choose the best laptop bag by style, laptop protection, organization, modes of carry including backpacks, totes, messengers, & more.

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Reading A Map | Road Trip Guide

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The Ultimate Road Trip Guide

In this road trip guide, we’ll tell you everything you need to know to have an epic, worthy-of-the-big-screen road trip. From planning to packing to staying safe.

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Lots Of Duffle Bags

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How to Choose the Best Duffle Bag for You

In this duffle bag guide, we'll help you find the best duffle bag for your needs. From one bag travel to weekend adventures to the daily grind.

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How To Choose The Best Sling Bag For You

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How to Choose the Best Sling Bag for You

In this travel sling bag guide, we’ll walk you through everything you need to know to find the best sling bag that will work for you. We cover it all.

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Best Daypack For Travel | Pack Hacker

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How To Choose The Best Travel Daypack For You

The best travel daypack is unique for each person. We break down how to choose into 7 easy sections, including packs that are compressible, packable, expandable, and more.

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Gear Reviews

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Alpaka Go Sling Mini

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Go Sling Mini by ALPAKA

The ALPAKA Go Sling Mini combines a comfortable carry with a relatively large 4-liter capacity. It’s even able to fit a full-size Nintendo Switch.

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8.0
BrüMate Hopsulator TRíO 3-in-1 Can Cooler

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Hopsulator TRiO 3-in-1 Can Cooler by BruMate

The BruMate Hopsulator TRiO 3-in-1 Can Cooler keeps cold drinks cold and our bags less bulky with its all-in-one functionality.

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7.4
Able Carry The Able Cooler

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Able Cooler by Able Carry

The Able Carry Able Cooler’s ability to carry a six-pack is matched only by its robust build quality—both are top-notch for a lunchbox.

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Clutch Charger

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Charger V2 by Clutch

The Clutch Charger V2 is the thinnest power bank we’ve tested to date and is great for topping off your battery while out on an adventure.

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JOBY GripTight ONE Micro Stand

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GripTight ONE Micro Stand by JOBY

The JOBY GripTight ONE Micro Stand is super low profile and fits into a pocket, making it perfect for watching videos on the go and snapping unique photos.

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7.6
The Ridge Commuter Backpack

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Commuter Backpack (Weatherproof) by The Ridge

The Ridge Commuter Backpack is a weatherproof pack with enough organization for everything a commuter needs, but the USB connector system can be finicky.

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