Day Packs

7.4
Lefrik Handy Backpack Review

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Handy Backpack by Lefrik

The Lefrik Handy Backpack isn’t ideal for bulkier items, but it is an eco-friendly, lightweight, and minimal daypack perfect for urban adventures.

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7.0
Matador Transit30 2.0 Review

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Transit30 2.0 by Matador

The Transit30 2.0 is a large packable duffel bag from Matador. It’s great for adding extra capacity to your travel setup, but we think that’s about it.

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7.7
Matador Freerain24 2.0 Review

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Freerain24 2.0 by Matador

The Freerain24 2.0 is the latest waterproof packable daypack from Matador. Outside of the compression pouch, we’ve been thoroughly impressed with this pack!

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7.3
Matador Freefly16 Review

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Freefly16 by Matador

We’ve been loving the Matador Freefly16 for its form factor and compressibility, but the compression sack is already splitting at the seams—which is concerning.

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6.7
Brevite Rolltop Photography Backpack

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Rolltop Camera Backpack by Brevitē

Sleek, stylish and organized, the BrevitÄ“ Rolltop Camera Backpack offers versatility for the casual photographer. However, if you’re looking for quick access to your gear, this may not be the pack for you.

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7.4
Osprey Daylite Review

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Daylite by Osprey

If you’re looking for a go-to daypack from a trusted and reliable brand, you can’t go wrong with the Osprey Daylite. We’ve been impressed with its harness system and comfortable carry, but the lack of a dedicated laptop compartment may be an issue for some.

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7.5
Lowe Alpine Aeon 22 & ND20 Review

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Aeon 22 & ND20 by Lowe Alpine

The Lowe Alpine Aeon is an outdoorsy pack that, to be honest, doesn’t have the cleanest aesthetic. But if you’re looking for a sturdy daypack to fit inside your larger one bag travel backpack, the harness system and versatility make this a great choice.

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7.5
Matador Freerain24 Review

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Freerain24 by Matador

The Matador Freerain24 is an ultralight packable daypack that excels in wet climates and partners well with any one bag travel pack.

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7.3
Matador Hip Pack Review

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Hip Pack by Matador

Back in fashion with a bang, the ultra-lightweight, and packable Matador Hip Pack is a super handy accessory that will vastly improve your travels on the road.

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7.0
Topo Designs Daypack

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Daypack by Topo Designs

Despite a few minor nitpicks, the Topo Designs Daypack is a great heritage-style pack for buzzing around the city or taking on longer journeys as a daypack.

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7.6
Cotopaxi Batac 16L Review

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Batac 16L Daypack by Cotopaxi

Looking for a pack that’s one-of-a-kind and sticks out amongst the crowd? The Cotopaxi Batac 16L functions as a daypack while showing off some unique character.

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7.8
Mystery Ranch In and Out Packable Daypack

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In and Out Packable Daypack by Mystery Ranch

Heavier than you expect from a packable daypack, the Mystery Ranch In and Out carries like a regular backpack and is one of the most durable daypacks we’ve tested.

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5.7
Pacific Northwest Sea To Sky Packable Daypack

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Sea to Sky Packable Daypack by Pacific Northwest

The Pacific Northwest Sea to Sky Pack is a lightweight packable daypack that can go with you just about anywhere—even under waterfalls.

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7.6
Tortuga Setout Packable Daypack

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Setout Packable Daypack by Tortuga

Designed to pair with the Tortuga Setout, the Setout Packable Daypack is durable and surprisingly backpack-like, while still lightweight and compressible. Ideal for day trips when you want to leave your main pack at the hotel or hostel.

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7.2
Matador Daylite16

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DL16 Packable Daypack (Daylite) by Matador

The Matador Daylite16 is an ultralight, ultra-compressible daypack that can hold a laptop and more. It may just be the perfect companion to your larger travel bag.

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7.7
Fjallraven Kanken Mini Review

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Kanken Mini by Fjallraven

The Fjallraven Kanken Mini is a simple, functional daypack that will get the job done—and what it lacks in features, it makes up for in style.

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7.4
Matador Beast28 Packable Backpack

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Beast28 by Matador

Matador does it again with the Beast28. It’s an ultralight backpack that compresses down, so you can stow it as a day pack for longer trips.

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6.9
Peak Design Everyday Sling 5L

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Everyday Sling (5L) by Peak Design

A versatile and protective bag, the Peak Design Everyday Sling is a great solution for everyday protection of camera equipment and other essentials.

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6.6
Matador Transit Tote Bag Review

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Transit Tote Bag by Matador

The Matador Transit Tote is a lightweight shoulder bag that can pack down & compress to nearly nothing, but carry a weekend’s worth of clothes, or more.

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6.6
Longchamp Le Pliage Tote

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Le Pliage Travel Tote by Longchamp

The Longchamp Le Pliage Tote is ideal for tossing into your luggage as a bonus day bag. It’s durable, collapsible and carries all the essentials.

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