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Packing Lists

Road Trip Packing List

Packing List

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

Packing List

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

Packing List

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

Packing List

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

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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Ultimate Travel Gift Ideas | Pack Hacker

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Our Favorite Gift Ideas For the Traveler in Your Life

Not sure what to get the travel junkies in your life? Lucky for you we’ve put together the ultimate list of the best travel gift ideas we’ve found so far.

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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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Best Travel Packing List Guide | Pack Hacker

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How to Create the Best Packing List For You

Our packing list guide teaches you how to pack like a pro. From clothes to packing cubes, backpacks and more—we cover it all because we’ve done it all.

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Gear Reviews

6.2
eBags Pro Slim Laptop Backpack

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Pro Slim Laptop Backpack by eBags

The eBags Pro Slim Laptop Backpack is efficient in its size and compartmentalization, but its already-fraying material raises some concerns with durability.

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8.2
Tom Bihn Cadet

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Cadet by Tom Bihn

The Tom Bihn Cadet has a classic, comfortable carry, and convenient organization, but you’ll need to integrate additional accessories to make the most of it.

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6.7
Chrome Industries Hondo Backpack

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Hondo Backpack by Chrome Industries

The Chrome Industries Hondo Backpack’s material features a clean look and prominent protection for your gear, however, it detracts from the bag’s functionality.

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7.9
Timbuk2 Authority Laptop Backpack Deluxe

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Authority Laptop Backpack (Deluxe) by Timbuk2

The Timbuk2 Authority Laptop Backpack (Deluxe) has separate compartments for convenient segmentation of your gear—as long as they’re packed consciously.

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Crafted Goods SIMPLON 18L

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SIMPLON 18L by Crafted Goods

The Crafted Goods SIMPLON 18L is versatile in its carry and intentional in its organization, but it lacks carry comfort.

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6.9
Pelican G40 Personal Utility Go Case

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G40 Personal Utility Go Case by Pelican

The waterproof Pelican G40 Personal Utility Go Case touts a secure level of protection for your everyday essentials, but it’s not the easiest to pack.

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The Blog

Huckberry Fall Essentials

Not Your Typical Fall | 12 Essentials for the Season

Check out 12 gear essentials for a fall that looks a little different this year—from a Merino wool face mask to a trucker jacket to an EDC backpack & more.

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REI Fall Picks

REI Fall Picks

Slow down and take it all in this season with our fall picks—from sweaters to waistpacks and more.

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Coronavirus Travel Accessories

Coronavirus Travel Accessories

There’s no denying that Coronavirus is changing the way we travel. Check out our list of tips & accessories for traveling during COVID-19.

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Gear Brands Currently Making Reusable Face Masks

Gear Brands Making Reusable Face Masks

For now, face masks are here to stay—so we’ve put together a list of gear brands currently making reusable face masks to help find one that works for you.

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