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Freeport, ME, June 15, 2021

Best Bags for All Your Summer Travel and Adventures

The key to any successful (and enjoyable) trip is without a doubt, preparation. With summer underway and safe travel a possibility, ensure you’re ready for that spontaneous weekend road trip with friends or to finally head out on that vacation you’ve been putting off.

Here, we’ve compiled our favorite bags for every type of excursion, from a simple weekend getaway to a camping expedition. Whether you’re catching a train, plane, or hitting the trails, it’s never been more important to ensure you’re equipped for the road ahead, no matter where it leads you.

PACKS AND SLINGS

Stowaway Hip Pack - $24.95

Made with super-light and extra-tough ripstop nylon fabric, this lightweight hip pack is the perfect choice for town, trail or travel.

Available in two colors: Bright Navy/Katahdin, Black/Katahdin (pictured).

Stowaway Sling Pack - $39.95

Superlight, stowable and durable, the Stowaway Sling Pack is made for travel, a day on the trail or a walk into town. It's cleverly designed to allow a more stable carry by contouring to the center of your back.

Available in two colors: Black/Katahdin, Bright Navy/Katahdin (pictured).

WEEKENDERS

Boat and Tote, Zip-Top (extra-large) - $49.95

Introduced as the Ice Block Carrier in 1944, the L.L.Bean Boat and Tote was billed as a bag made of builders’ canvas for hauling ice “from car to ice chest.” Today you can spot our iconic tote doing heavy lifting everywhere - from the grocery store to the beach, to the library and commuter train. Tested to hold up to 500 pounds, it’ll carry more than you can. From the heavyweight canvas to the reinforced handles to the double-stitched seams, this tote makes for the perfect travel bag, no matter where you’re headed.

Available in four sizes (small, medium, large, extra-large), zip- and open-top, and a variety of colorways.

Utility Weekender Duffle - $99

The L.L.Bean Utility Weekender Duffle carries just what you need for weekend adventures, in rugged, weather-resistant waxed fabric.

Available in three colors: Deep Olive, Fossil Brown, Saddle (pictured)

Boat and Tote, Zip-Top, Single-Tone (large) - $44.95

For those who love our classic Boat and Tote, our new single-tone tote features a full-body matching colorway. This is the option for the monochromatic purists. This bag is made of the same rugged canvas as our original, perfect for any adventure.

Available in two sizes (medium, large) and four colors: Black, Navy, Olive Grey, Natural (pictured).

Hunter's Tote Bag, Zip-Top - $59.95

Ideal for waterfowling, as a carry-on or just trekking around town, this camouflage zip-top tote stands up to rugged use while keeping your belongings protected and dry. It's been updated with a convenient shoulder strap.

Available in three sizes (medium, large, extra-large) and one standout colorway: camouflage.

LONG STAYS

Waxed Canvas Duffle - $159

Inspired by our archives, our Waxed Canvas Duffle blends timeless craftsmanship with practical modern details. Our duffle is made of true, weather-resistant waxed canvas making it ideal for unpredictable travel weather. We also added more pockets for easy organization on the road.

Available in two colors: Classic Navy, Feldspar (pictured)

Mountain Classic Cordura Duffle - $99

Built with incredibly rugged 1000D Cordura nylon, our tough-as-nails Mountain Classic Cordura Duffle is ready for any adventure. When designing this duffle, we chose the toughest fabric we could find – because you never know what travel is going to throw at you. Cordura fabric is known worldwide for its superior strength, water repellency and abrasion resistance. It's a great match for any trip, including camping and outdoor adventures.

Available in four colors: Antique Gold/Navy, Black, Carbon Navy/Black, Juniper/Storm Blue (pictured)

Carryall Travel Pack - $159

Our Carryall Travel Pack easily converts from a carry-on suitcase to a backpack, giving you twice the options. Generous capacity is ideal for a business trip or weekend away. We designed this bag so it's easy to carry and easy to stow. We especially love the added versatility of the backpack straps. When you hit the airport, strap it on to navigate more quickly through the crowds.

Available in two colors: Black Plum, Collegiate Blue (pictured)

ROLLER BAGS

Approach Rolling Gear Bag (medium) - $189

Our Approach Rolling Gear Bag is designed for total flexibility, with a soft front for easy packing and a molded back that protects items inside. Its interior and exterior compression straps tighten gear down to keep it securely in place, supported by rugged wheels to help with heavy loads.

Available in two sizes (medium, large) and two colors: Deep Admiral Blue, Black (pictured).

Rolling Adventure Duffle (medium) - $119

Adventures don’t always go according to plan, but this road-tested rolling duffle comes through every time, thanks to rugged, water-resistant fabrics and reliable zippers. As one customer put it, “This bag has received the roughest handling that can possibly be thrown at a bag and has remained virtually unscathed.”

Available in three sizes (medium, large, extra-large) and one standout colorway: camouflage.

CAMPING AND HIKING

Continental Rucksack - $99

An unbeatable value for more than 30 years, our legendary Continental Rucksack combines classic hiking features with modern updates like a laptop sleeve, an electronics pocket, and a ventilating back panel. With a sturdy and durable body design made from recycled polyester, this bag will take you anywhere.

Available in four colors: Black, Canyon Copper/Spruce, Dark Loden, Khaki (pictured).

Ridge Runner Pack, 30 L - $129

Versatile, lightweight and super-durable, the Ridge Runner 30 L is designed for full day hikes or even minimalist overnight trips. It's packed with great organizational features without adding any unnecessary weight.

Available in Kelp Green (pictured).

Adventure Pro Duffle, 60L - $139

Built to protect clothes and gear on the way to the next adventure, our Adventure Pro Duffle was designed with the outdoors in mind. We chose a rugged, weather-resistant fabric that's ideal for everything from car camping to cross-country flights, with an innovative design that makes heavy loads easier to shoulder.

Available in three sizes (40L, 60L, 90L) and three colors: Black, Ocean Blue, Black Plum (pictured).

Stowaway Day Pack - $49.95

Incredibly light and impossibly strong, our Stowaway Day Pack weighs in at just 14 ounces, yet it’s strong enough to hold a whopping 100 pounds. Combine that with full functionality, and you’ve got a pack that will carry the day.

Available in two colors: Black, Multi-Color (pictured)

Stowaway Ultralight Day Pack - $39.95

This updated, ultralight version of our customer favorite Stowaway Day Pack is even lighter than the original. It's fully functional for everything from day hikes to commutes into the city.

Available in four colors: Black, Deep Loden, Ocean Teal, Bright Navy (pictured)

TOILETRY KITS

Personal Organizer, Coated Cotton (medium) - $34.95

The L.L.Bean Personal Organizer in Coated Cotton is a fresh new take on our famously rugged Personal Organizer, in water-resistant, abrasion-resistant coated canvas.

Available in two sizes (medium, large) and in two colors: Black, Olive (pictured).

Personal Organizer Toiletry Kit - $19.95

Made of the same rugged, water-resistant fabric as our hanging toiletry bags, our Personal Organizer Toiletry Kit comes in a versatile counter-top style at an excellent value. Great for home, travel, sports or summer camp.

Available in four colors: Black, Nautical Blue, Red, Navy (pictured)

Waxed-Canvas Personal Organizer Toiletry Bag - $89

The best hanging toiletry bag you can find has been made even better with an attractive waxed canvas shell. Mesh organizer pockets inside keep your items orderly and easy to find.

Available in one classic colorway: khaki.

For other travel essentials – including tumblers, passport holders, organizers, umbrellas, travel pillows and more – visit our L.L.Bean Travel Accessories page.

Enjoy the journey. We’ll see you out there!