Packing Tips

Trekking The Trail of the Moment: What to Pack for Pacific Crest

Trekking The Trail of the Moment: What to Pack for Pacific Crest
Inspired to follow in Cheryl Strayed’s footsteps after seeing "Wild"? Find out how to pack smart for this bucket list journey. Throngs of fans inspired by "Wild", both the movie and the memoir it’s based on, are now hitting the Pacific Crest Trail, the country’s longest thru-hike, in record numbers...

Gym Bag Overhaul: 7 Ways to Get Organized in 2015

Gym Bag Overhaul: 7 Ways to Get Organized in 2015
Is packing for the gym more work than the exercise itself? Organize your gym bag with these 7 tips! The road to fitness begins with a single step…sort of. Before heading to the gym, you have to take on the arduous process of packing your bag. Sometimes, the tedious process may even make you want to...

The 10 Essentials You Need to Pack For Europe

The 10 Essentials You Need to Pack For Europe
Heading off to the Continent? Whether you'll be traveling well-worn paths or blazing your own trail, there are certain things you’re definitely going to need. A trip to Europe, while exciting, has the potential to daunt when it comes to packing. Can you use the same plug in Stockholm as you do in...

What to Pack for Europe: The 5-Step System

What to Pack for Europe: The 5-Step System
*/ Whether you’re planning to spend a long weekend in London, a semester abroad in Italy, or an entire summer traveling around the continent by Eurorail, don’t start packing your bags without referencing this Ultimate European Packing list! Once you start planning, it’s tempting to expand your...

The No-Fly List: 8 Items You Almost Never Need to Pack

The No-Fly List: 8 Items You Almost Never Need to Pack
Save precious room in your luggage by leaving these items behind. That over-stuffed suitcase just isn’t going to close. Sitting on it won’t help, unfortunately, so scaling down on certain packed items is the only way to solve the problem. While it may seem soul-crushing to leave some pieces behind...

How to Pack For a Road Trip

How to Pack For a Road Trip
You’ve tuned up your engine, checked the tires, loaded your iPod™ full of great tunes, and found a travel buddy. What’s left? Packing your stuff, of course. We’ll show you how Eagle Creek bags can help make the process super easy. Packing for a road trip is a bit different than the prep you do for...

How To Pack a Duffel Bag

How To Pack a Duffel Bag
Think you know how to pack a duffel bag? Think again! The Eagle Creek pros offer expert advice on organization and space-saving. When you imagine packing a duffel bag, what comes to mind? I’m going to guess that it’s a jumbled mess in a shapeless khaki or olive green lump, right? Well, duffels have...

6 Ways to Become a Master Packer

6 Ways to Become a Master Packer
Eagle Creek’s experts share their tips for packing like a pro. If there were such a job as “professional packing expert,” the team here at Eagle Creek could all share the title (not to mention a few incredible packing tips!). Read on to find out how our employees take organizing your bag to a whole...

Blogger Packing List: What to Pack for Central America

Blogger Packing List: What to Pack for Central America
Find out what a travel expert brings when she travels to the isthmus of the Americas. Central America has something for everyone, whether it's the sun-drenched beaches of Belize's atolls (ring-shaped coral reefs), the ancient Mayan ruins of Honduras's Copán or the man-made wonders of the Panama...

How to Pack for a Gap Year

How to Pack for a Gap Year
If you're taking a break to travel, make sure you read this packing checklist. Congrats on taking a gap year! It takes courage and planning to embark on this type of trip so first off, pat yourself on the back. Once the excitement fades, though, and reality sets in, you may start panicking about...

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