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8 Tips for Surviving the Long and Whining Road Trip

Every Christmas and Thanksgiving, our family of four (boys aged 5 & 2.5) and the family dog, get the chance to spend an extended amount of time in Texas, where both sets of grandparents live. Even though a plane flight is only a two hour trip, taking our family SUV loaded with Christmas gifts...

Travel Anywhere With These Expert Packing Tips

Travel Anywhere With These Expert Packing Tips
There’s nothing quite like opening up an empty suitcase in preparation for an upcoming trip. All that possibility, adventure and fun, just waiting to happen. However, even the most seasoned travelers aren’t immune from feeling a hint of trepidation when looking back and forth between closet and...

Infographic: Pack Your Luggage Right

Infographic: Pack Your Luggage Right
What can we say, we love travel organization! That's why we invented a travel system to help you prepare for any journey. A travel system consists of luggage and accessories that meet all of your travel packing needs. With holiday travel around the corner, this guide can help you get organized and...

5 Tips to Upgrade Your Travel Experience

When traveling, an upgrade can be the difference between cramped legs, a creaky bed, and fighting for the armrest or gourmet meal and ocean views. Before you attempt to bribe the bellboy, consider these 10 expert travel tips. 1. Memberships have their perks Various airlines, credit card companies...

What to Pack for: a Trip to Ireland

From the lush rolling hills in county Limerick to the snow-capped peaks in county Wicklow to the craggy coastline on the Dingle Peninsula far to the south, the Emerald Isle boast some of the world’s most stunning topography—and some of its most unpredictable weather. No matter what the...

Packing for Southeast Asia and Beyond

There’s something magical about traveling with just the pack on your back, loose plans, and a hunger to see the world. At Eagle Creek, we call this unscripted travel. Other times, for backpacking trips that involve the backcountry a plan is as necessary as a fail-proof (and comfortable!) pack...

5 Best Mobile Apps for Travelers

There’s no doubt that mobile devices have irrevocably changed the way we travel. Ten years ago, people still relied on paper maps and made hotel reservations from phone booths. Now, you can find anything in the world (even your own house) on a Google Map and watch as a blinking blue GPS dot on your...

Because Everyone Deserves Clean Water

Eagle Creek supports Water for People's work of bringing clean water to everyone. Check out this video by Ed Norton who is helping to raise funding for Water for People's Donate to Drink Campaign and learn more about clean water initiatives all over the globe. From Oct 10th through the 17th, Eagle...

10 Tips for Parents to Survive Family Air Travel

10 Tips for Parents to Survive Family Air Travel
A vacation with your kids is an amazing experience, but getting there? That’s the challenge. We asked Kristine, our Fiji Trip Sweepstakes Winner and mother of two (with one on the way!) to weigh in on how she successfully manages air travel with her young family. 1 . Plan Well. Most airports don’t...

Travel Inspiration: Pushing Boundaries

It was the first night in Peru. I had met my fellow expedition members only hours before and we were sitting down for our first meal together before our rafting adventure began. Paul assured us that in a day or two we would all feel like family, but first came introductions; where we were from,...

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