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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

Cotopaxi Fuego Down Jacket

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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

7.5
ALPAKA Atom X Sling

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Atom X Sling by ALPAKA

The ALPAKA Atom X Sling makes good use of its tall and wide profile, but its slimness can also be a limiting factor.

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7.8
Chilly's Series 2 Water Bottle

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Series 2 Water Bottle by Chilly's

With plenty of customization options, the Chilly's Series 2 Water Bottle blends performance and personality. However, we wish the collar was more secure.

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7.7
Earth Pak Original Waterproof Dry Bag 10L

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Original Waterproof Dry Bag 10L by Earth Pak

The Earth Pak Original Waterproof Dry Bag’s PVC fabric withstands heavy splashes to keep your things nice and dry, but the rolltop opening can slow down accessibility.

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5.8
Bellroy Melbourne Backpack

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Melbourne Backpack (18L) by Bellroy

The Bellroy Melbourne Backpack’s main compartment is very accessible—a bit too accessible with the top flap popping open easily during use.

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6.5
RUX 70L

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70L by RUX

The RUX 70L is handy for transporting supplies for outdoor adventures like camping or beach hopping. Carrying it as a backpack is pretty awkward, though.

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7.9
Heimplanet Transit Line Sling Pocket XL

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Transit Line Sling Pocket XL by Heimplanet

Heimplanet’s Transit Line Sling Pocket XL retains the great organization and structure of the original, though the aluminum quick-release buckle can be clumsy.

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The Blog

How To Pack A Carry-on

How To Pack A Carry-On For One Bag Travel

Step by step instructions for the best way to pack a carry-on for minimal one bag travel.

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Staycation Ideas | Go camping at home

15 Staycation Ideas for Weekend Trips or Staying Home

Explore locally and discover some hidden gems with these staycation ideas. Or just stay home, build a blanket fort in your living room, and make s’mores.

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The Best Travel Accessories for Your Next Trip

The Best Travel Accessories for Your Next Trip

Step your game up with the best travel accessories. From organizers to tech, to unique items—we’ve covered all the essentials so you can have an excellent trip.

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Huckberry Cyber Monday Sale

Gear to check out: Cyber Monday at Huckberry

Load up on durable, innovative gear during Huckberry’s Cyber Monday Sale. Find deals on headphones, camera backpacks, a portable “gym,” and more.

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