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What to Pack for Croatia: The 5-Step Solution

What to Pack for Croatia: The 5-Step Solution
Heading to this popular European destination? We’ve got your packing basics covered with Eagle Creek’s 5-step solution. Seasoned travelers seem to be constantly buzzing about Croatia, and you’re just a plane ticket away from buzzing along with them! If you plan to hit up this European hotspot,...

The Perfect Packing List for a Mountain Biking Trip

The Perfect Packing List for a Mountain Biking Trip
Have a smooth ride with this list of essentials. Packing for a mountain bike trip is pretty straightforward, right? All you need is your bike and a helmet. Wrong. While those two items might be the most important things to pack for a two-wheeled adventure, you're going to need a lot more than that...

Climbing Kilimanjaro: How to Plan and What to Pack

Climbing Kilimanjaro: How to Plan and What to Pack
Is Kilimanjaro on your bucket list? If so, you are not alone. Before you take on this epic challenge, find out what to pack and how to plan for this once-in-a-lifetime adventure. Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, one of the seven toughest summits in the world, is a dream adventure for many, as it was for...

What to Pack for Colombia: The 5-Step Solution

What to Pack for Colombia: The 5-Step Solution
Urban adventures, jungle sites, and snowy adventures lie ahead in Colombia, but is your bag ready? Pack for Colombia with Eagle Creek’s 5-step solution. Looking for your next travel adventure? Look no further than Colombia. Though the South American destination is a mere hop, skip, and reasonable...

How to Pack for Two Weeks in a Carry-On: Women’s Edition

How to Pack for Two Weeks in a Carry-On: Women’s Edition
These helpful tricks will prevent you from over or under-packing as you prepare for your next trip. Even the most masterful of travelers can always learn a thing or two when it comes to packing lighter, smarter, and more efficiently. Some of us are chronic over-packers who are always bringing way...

How to Pack for Two Weeks in a Carry-On: Guys Edition

How to Pack for Two Weeks in a Carry-On: Guys Edition
There’s no need to wheel around a giant bag for a two-week adventure! Use these tips to pack light before you hit the road. Two weeks. You. A carry-on. That’s really all you need for the adventure of a lifetime. Have your doubts about traveling so light? No worries, man! It is entirely possible to...

Eagle Creek 40th Anniversary Post: Packing Then and Now

Eagle Creek 40th Anniversary Post: Packing Then and Now
Electronics, space organizers and TSA approved liquid containers are just a few of the items filling 2015 suitcases that didn’t exist 40 years ago. Eagle Creek’s Jeff Sermak takes a look at how packing has changed since 1975. Remember the days of free checked bags, airline journeys where you could...

Packing for a Family Road Trip

Packing for a Family Road Trip
Don’t let packing stress stop you from taking the perfect summer road trip. Follow these five tips to streamline your way from to-do lists to adventure! The smell of musky redwood, the echo of young voices, flip-flop tan lines, and open roads—that is what I think about when summer break begins...

What to Pack for Belize: The 5-Step Solution

What to Pack for Belize: The 5-Step Solution
Whether you’re lounging on the country's white sand beaches, hiking through its tropical rain forest, scuba diving at the Blue Hole, seeking out Mayan ruins, or all of the above, find out what to pack for this Central American destination. White sand beaches? It’s got 'em. Breathtaking Mayan ruins...

Quiz: What's Your Packing Personality?

Quiz: What's Your Packing Personality?
Answer: You won’t know until you take our test! There are as many packing styles as there are destinations on the departures board at JFK. But with 40 years of experience, the experts at Eagle Creek have boiled packers down to just three basic personalities. Ready to find out which overhead bin you...

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