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    27 Weekender Bags You'll Want To Take On Your Next Trip

    "We're going on an adventure" —Bilbo Baggins and also you.

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    1. A duffle that is giving me "trips to the Cape" vibes and honestly I'm living for it. It *also* has a wonderful shoe compartment in the bottom so you don't have your dirty shoes touching your clean clothes. Gross.


    BTW, there is a sleeve in the bag so you can easily slide this over your luggage handle for longer trips!

    Promising review: "This bag is great! It is perfect for a weekend getaway. I was so impressed, this bag has fit under the seat in front of me on all of the flights I have taken it on! I have been able to fit four days' worth of clothes in this bag! It is stylish and well-made. Absolutely a must-have!!" —Chad Tarnow

    Get it from Amazon for $44.99+ (available in two sizes and five colors).

    2. A faux leather bag with a stunning satin interior so you can be business in the outside, and sexy, slinky on the inside.,

    This chic bag has an adjustable/removable shoulder strap, an inner pocket with a zipper, *and* two additional open inner pockets for small items, like your phone, keys, or passport!

    Promising review: "Love this bag. Definitely worth the money! I plan on using it as a hospital bag for when I give birth, but I also plan on using it for traveling. It’s large enough to fit multiple changes of clothes and more. I’ve had no issues with the zipper. I also like how the material allows me to easily disinfect the bag with wipes." —Amazon customer

    Get it from Amazon for $49.99+ (available in five colors)

    3. A foldable bag with an outside pocket big enough to fit your laptop so you can "work" from anywhere. And by "work" I mean leaving your laptop open next to you while you take micro-naps. I won't tell.

    A reviewer photo of four bags in pink, red, blue, and light blue next to each other

    It's also made out of waterproof and tear-resistant fabric and has six pockets to keep everything organized.

    Promising review: "So excited about this duffel ! It’s perfect size for a weekend getaway and can fit lots of clothes! There is a pouch that could easily fit sneakers and a pair of sandals." —Devon

    Get it from Amazon for $26.99 (available in three sizes and six colors).

    4. A vintage-style duffle you won't mind bringing to work because it'll let your coworkers know that one, you're going on a sweet adventure this weekend, and two you've already mentally clocked out for the day.

    A person is holding a grey canvas duffle bag around their shoulders with another beige one next to them

    The leather accents are vegan!

    Promising review: "I bought this bag as a carry-on for a short week trip to NJ for my son and me. It's a lot larger than I expected and fit everything I needed. Four outfits for the each of us, pajamas, bathing suits, sandals, toiletries, etc. I'm very impressed. It's very sturdy but lightweight." —Ashley B

    Get it from Amazon for $39.95 (available in three colors).

    5. A durable one with a pattern so ~out of this world~ you're almost guaranteed to spot it in a crowded area with the utmost ease.

    A reviewer photo of the duffel bag with a space and galaxy print all around it

    It's made from the same materials as parachutes which means its not only durable but it's waterproof too! 

    Promising review: "This duffle bag is pretty heavy duty! I had about 35 pounds of stuff in this bag and nothing broke, ripped, or was torn. I’m really impressed! This purchase was well worth my money. I highly recommend!" —kawaiikat

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99 (available in 31 colors and patterns).

    6. A vegan leather bag that is just simple, sleek, and oh-so-chic.

    A cognac vegan leather bag with a pocket in the front

    Promising review: "I've finally found the carry-on bag that is perfect. Love the black. It is soft, yet structured. First, all the the materials used on the outside and inside of the bag are of excellent quality. It opens wide, at the top, with a very sturdy double zipper. There is a stability portion in the bottom of the inside of the bag that helps it stand up and keeps it stable. On the inside, one side has a large zippered pocket. On the opposite side are two open pockets, that are sturdy. On the outside, there is a large recessed zippered pocket on one side and the other side has a piece that can be hooked onto another piece of luggage. I love the quality of the heavy duty silky, but not slick material inside the bag with what feels like cushy foam like filling between it and the outside of the bag. The material on the inside of bag is attached to all sides so it doesn't bunch up. All around classy well-made bag." —Sandra Johnson

    Get it from Amazon for $52.99 (available in two styles and three colors). 

    7. A quilted style with both handles *and* a strap because you like to have options in life and this bag gets it. It gets you.

    Vera Bradley

    Promising review: "This is ultra-roomy and will hold three to four days’ worth of clothing, plus shoes and toiletries for a long weekend. But it still fits perfectly in the overhead compartment. It’s got several handy interior and exterior pockets and a detachable carrying strap. It’s the same high quality you expect from Vera Bradley. I love using this as a carry-on and also for road trips." —CeesMom

    Get it from Amazon for $114.08 (available in 12 patterns) or from Vera Bradley for $120+ (available in 15 patterns).

    8. A personalized one so you never have to worry about any of your housemates trying to "borrow" your luggage.

    Model is holding a white duffel bag with a leather monogrammed label on the front
    SS Weddings / Etsy

    SS Weddings is a small business based in Nashville, Tennessee that sells beautiful bridesmaid gifts. 

    You can personalize this bag with your initials, name, or a title like "maid of honor" as well as choosing between a gold or silver color.

    Promising review: "I bought one bag in cream and after I just had to buy another I loved how the gold hardware looked with the bag. I use one for when I take overnight trips.. It’s the perfect size for that and makes me look and feel very organized. It’s great for overnight trips, or going to the gym. It’s roomy enough to stack things but also compact enough to not be too heavy. I contacted the seller with a couple of questions and she responded in a very prompt and thorough manner. I am very pleased with my purchase." —Aaliyah Toca

    Get it from SS Weddings on Etsy for $29.36+ (available in six colors and with or without personalization).

    9. A canvas duffle with two separate compartments on top so you can keep your stinky clothes from mingling with your clean clothes because ew. No one wants that.

    Model is working out next to a grey canvas duffel bag with a pocket on the front and a compartment on the bottom

    This bag is made with durable and environmental PVC, waterproof oxford cloth, and has a waterproof coating,

    Promising review: "This bag is a decent size. I like how the dirty/wet clothes compartment is the same size as the regular compartment. There’s also a bottom compartment. I’d probably use that T-shirts or socks and underwear. It’s sturdy and well made. No loose strings or mottled appearance. I LOVE the heather gray color. Definitely good for your personal carry on when flying, or a weekend trip in the car." —Carolyn

    Get it from Amazon for $23.99+ (available in four colors).

    10. A smaller tote that's flight attendant-approved, so obviously it has to be good.

    A reviewer photo of the black tote filled with things, sitting on top of a luggage

    It also comes with a detachable and adjustable shoulder strap *with* shoulder pad!

    Promising review: "This is not a huge duffle bag, but it’s the exact tote I was looking for. I’m a flight attendant and I’ve been looking for an all black waterproof tote to travel with. My employer offers one, but it’s just too big and bulky. This one is just right. My favorite feature of this bag is the area in the back that holds onto your suitcase. You’re able to pull your bags with one hand and use your other hand for important texting LOL." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $35.99+ (available in black, tan, and red).

    11. A sharp travel tote with a ton of pockets so you'll have a compartment for every single thing you're taking with you, keeping you organized and stress-free. AKA the perfect weekend trip.

    A canvas bag with multiple pockets and zippers on the side, top, and the front

    Promising review: "This is a very nice bag. It's strong, feels good, looks good, and has lots o' pockets. This is my go-to overnight bag. I keep it in the trunk of my car loaded with a change of clothes, toiletries, and sundry drugs (most legal, LOL). Nice and strong zippers. I like it, so will you." —Douglas

    Get it from Amazon for $38.99+ (available in six colors).

    12. A clear one because you have no shame in showing people all the cute outfits you're bringing on your trip. It's smaller, but perfect for a minimal trip!

    Model is holding a clear bag with a rainbow iridescent hue to it
    Los Angeles Party / Etsy

    Los Angeles Party is a small business based in Irvine, California that sells party favors, accessories, and gifts.

    To personalize, just choose between an initial or your name! Note: the color would be in white.

    Get it from Los Angeles Party on Etsy for $15.90+ (available with or without personalization).

    13. A canvas style made of foldable and wrinkle-resistant fabric so even if you look like a hot mess stepping out of the train, at least your bag will be slayin'.

    Promising review: "I love this carry-on. It's the perfect size to hold everything you need. I packed for a 4-day trip and had room to spare. It's very sturdy and definitely worth the price. If you like it in the photos, I'm certain you'll be pleased with your purchase." —Joyce Colpetzer

    Get it from Amazon for $36.99 (available in two colors and patterns).

    14. A bag that folds up small so you can store it in your luggage, and then use it later for all the souvenirs you're already planning on buying.

    Reviewer photo of the light blue bag with a front pocket and grey straps

    This bag fits the personal item requirements of Spirit Airlines & Frontier Airlines perfectly, which can be placed under seat and no need to pay carry-on.

    Promising review: "As simple a design as I have found and invaluable as a carry-on. The bag is deceptively large, with a simple large compartment, an exterior pocket (held my passport and tickets handy), and a zippered pouch pocket that slipped over my wheeled carryon. I used it a couple of times with great ease, making this a good investment already. It seems to be sturdy enough to make an overseas trip, too." —Sammie Cur

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99 (available in 15 colors).

    15. A weekender from the cult-favorite brand Away. You've probably seen their luggage ~everywhere~, and now you can get a bag that will take you on the best of adventures.

    Model is putting black shoes into the shoe compartment of the cream colored duffle bag

    It has a lined shoe compartment, a hidden 15" laptop pocked, interior and exterior pockets, and holds about the same amount as their carry-on does.

    Promising review: "I absolutely love my new Weekender. It is thoughtfully designed, stylish and keeps everything organized. Even though it’s called “The Weekender”, I was able to fit everything I needed for a five day trip to NYC. I couldn’t be more thrilled with this or any of my Away pieces. Simply, perfect." —Ryan L.

    Get it from Away for $215 (available in black, beige, and green).

    16. Or an overnight bag with similar vibes but for a fraction of the price.

    Promising review: "Don’t hesitate. You will not be disappointed. I really love everything about this bag! It’s the perfect weekender bag! Very sturdy, strong, light weight canvas material, great for traveling. I did have to steam it to get some wrinkles out from shipping, but they came right out after about 5 or 10 minutes. The bag itself is about the size of a standard size pillow when you lay it up against it. You could fit a couple of small women’s shoes in the bottom. Only one pair of men’s size 12 will fit in the bottom with a few small items like socks or something. The handles and shoulder strap are strong and sturdy as well including the hardware. It's very roomy inside. You won’t have any issues packing your essentials. With plenty of room left to pack any extras and then some. I can’t wait to use this on my next trip!" —Melinda Reese

    Get it from Amazon for $42.99 (available in three colors).

    17. A boho style bag you can take on your next glamping trip — it'll blend in perfectly with your aesthetics. The aesthetic being, camping is only fun when you have electricity and wine.

    Model is holding a white and black geometric patterned tote with brown leather straps
    2 Chic Chicks / Etsy

    2 Chic Chicks is a small business based in Raleigh, North Carolina that specializes in monogrammed and personalized gifts like plates, serving trays, custom cutting boards, embroidered tote bags, and more.

    To get this beauty monogrammed you just need to give your initials, the font, and the color thread you'd like them to use!

    Promising review: "It's a great weekender bag! Spacious and sturdy. Love the print too!!" —Cassie Jordan

    Get it from 2 Chic Chicks on Etsy for $49.45+ (available in six monogram fonts or without a monogram).

    18. A lightweight tote perfect for your next beach trip with the besties.

    Model is putting a black and white striped tote into a overhead bin in a plane

    TSA-approved for the overhead bin or under your seat!

    Promising review: "I love this tote. It's huge, lightweight, and seems sturdy for how light it is. I love the colors, it looks just like the pictures. It has a zipper top which I also like. I would definitely buy one again." —Michelle526

    Get it from Amazon for $65 (available in four patterns).

    19. A classic leather style that will make it look like you're about to go through Platform 9 3/4 on your first day at Hogwarts.

    Reviewer photo of a brown leather duffel bag

    Promising review: "WOW!!!! This is such a nice bag and at a fraction of the cost of the brand name ones. It makes you wonder why some people are so label conscious?? The style, size, and quality are top notch! When I opened it, it had the awesome smell of fresh leather and you could immediately see that the craftsmanship was superior. I recommend this bag highly for all weekend travelers." —Fuzzy Yellow Balls

    Get it from Amazon for $159+ (available in six colors).

    20. A Victorian-style bag for the Disney fan who has *always* wanted to own a Mary Poppins bag. It also comes with a shoulder strap for easy traveling.

    Model is holding a red Victorian-style bag with a beige floral pattern on it
    My Charm Workshop / Etsy

    My Charm Workshop is a small business based in Los Angeles that sells absolutely stunning customizable gifts like this bag and jewelry cases.

    Add a monogrammed tag to your piece with your initials!

    Promising review: "This is an absolutely beautiful bag! The workmanship is superb. It was the icing on the cake for my Mary Poppins costume! I also used it as my carry on on my last flight. It fits perfectly under the seat. So worth the investment." —Carole Agee

    Get it from My Charm Workshop on Etsy for $156+ (available in four colors and 28 font colors for the tag).

    21. A quilted backpack for minimalists who don't need a ton of things to have a great weekend trip. Capsule wardrobe, anyone?

    Promising review: "I purchased this backpack for a trip through Europe. Let me tell ya, it went through a lot, but it held up perfectly! A testament to it's amazing durability! It's the perfect size for a carry on and I love that it fits perfectly onto my luggage handle! It is certainly one of my best purchases by far! A must-have for traveling in stylish comfortability!" —Jennifer

    Get it from Amazon for $44.99+ (available in four colors).

    22. A sporty one that has some serious funky vibes to it you'll be rocking on road trips, plane rides, and basically however you get to your favorite weekend getaway.

    Reviewer photo of an iridescent duffel bag with pink nylon straps

    There's a laundry compartment in the inside to separate your stinky clothes from the clean ones!

    Promising review: "I love this bag! Most importantly how it feels. I hate how the typical backpack or such is rough .... this bag is smooth and waterproof. Easy to clean just wipe and keep going. I also like the slip it has that can go on to my rolling suitcase when traveling." —LuvShopping

    Get it from Amazon for $22.98.

    23. A Bando getaway bag because you've got style, but also need functionality. It has four detachable pouches inside so you can easily interchange the design to fit your weekend needs. Did I mention the separate compartment in the bottom for shoes and dirty clothes? #winning

    Model is holding a pink and red floral weekender bag with a bottom compartment for shoes

    Promising review: "I was looking for a bag that had under bag shoe storage and this is IT! It holds at least two pairs of men's shoes and has plenty of space in the bag section for all your clothes. LOVE it and the pattern is super unique!" —Mary H.

    Get it from Bando for $55.99 (originally $75).

    24. An absolutely adorable weekender bag for your kiddo that isn't too loud, and just the perfect amount of precious. The best part? You can add their name and choose from five little designs like an elephant, a rainbow, and even a teeny moon.

    A white duffel bag with baby blue vertical stripes throughout and the name Jacob with a tiny elephant on the front
    Le Rose Gifts / Etsy

    Le Rose Gifts is a small business based in Sydney, Australia that specializes in personalized bags, bridal robes, and pajamas.

    Promising review: "This baby bag is so cute! it is so practical for carrying around all the baby things while traveling. It is very good quality and spacious! The embroidery was done very well, loved this bag and shipped super quickly!" —Elliez15

    Get it from Le Rose Gifts on Etsy for $54.26 (available nine colors and five embroidery designs).

    25. A convertible style you can use as a backpack to distribute the weight evenly on both your shoulders to make traveling around crowds and hurrying to your next flight a ~breeze~.

    Reviewer photo of a grey canvas backpack with a bucket-style pocket, front pocket, and a side pocket holding sandals

    The bag is convertible for use as a tote bag, messenger shoulder bag, or backpack depending on your needs and carrying preferences.

    Promising review: "I used this for a three-day trip to Boston. I fit everything I needed in it, including a camera and lens. The many compartments helped me stay organized. It’s a pretty good quality bag for how much it costs. It’s not the highest quality, but I got lots of compliments on the looks and style of it. It can be used as a backpack and as a duffel bag, which is really cool." —Will Annunziato

    Get it from Amazon for $34.99+ (available in three colors).

    26. A sleek one with cleverly placed storage, like the shoe compartment on the side and the small pockets on the inside so your keys, IDs, and ChapStick aren't lost between your clothes during travel.

    The black quilted duffle bag with a front pocket, two inner pockets, a side pocket, back, pocket, and a shoe compartment on the side

    Promising review: "I bought this bag to put things in it. When I do put things in my bag I like it. The zippers seem to zip. The pockets seem to pock. I put shoes in the shoe compartment. I put clothes in the clothes compartment. When the bag is full of things I carry it to another location. At which point I may unload the bag, but not necessarily! That's the exciting part. I used the bag for a weekend get-away, a romantic valentines day rendezvous. I like this bag. It makes me happy. 'But Trey, will it make me happy too?' I don't know random internet person, but I would wager yes. Just keep it safe with the colors. I got the standard gray." —Trey

    Get it from Amazon for $44.99+ (available in eight colors).

    27. A nylon backpack tote that is sustainably made from recycled nylon that is responsibly sourced for the eco-conscious traveler.

    A yellow nylon backpack with two side zippers revealing a hidden shoe compartment
    Holly And Tanager

    Easily converts from a backpack to a tote to a crossbody bag!

    I have this bag in yellow and not only is it absolutely beautiful but I love using it for little getaway trips! The bottom part of the bag zips from the side and has a perfect place to store your shoes away from your clothes. It's lightweight, so fun, and very durable.

    Promising review: "I was seriously impressed by how light this bag is. It holds so much, but between the material and wide straps, it never really feels heavy. Love the bag, love the brand, definitely recommend if you're looking for a quality bag to invest in that can serve a lot of different functions." —Anonymous

    Get it from Holly and Tanager for $290 (available in six colors)

    You saying goodbye to all your responsibilities as you head on another weekend trip:

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