It’s no secret that millennials love experiences — and showing them off, particularly on this app you may have heard of called Instagram. In the past few months, our feeds have felt like ads for Mykonos and Capri — one perfect sunset after the other. But summer is coming to an end, which means we’ll see less of people’s extravagant fifteen-day trips to the Italian coast and more of their innovative brunches.
Fall, however, is still a great time to travel: There are several long weekends, it’s cheaper, the weather is mild and popular destinations are less crowded. It’s just, in October, we’re more likely to take a three-hour train to a neighboring state, than hop on a 10-hour flight to Greece.
Though shorter in length and distance, these mini getaways require a trusted travel companion, one that will hold all of our belongings without weighing us down, and one that can easily move through a hectic plane, train or automobile situation. Enter: the weekender. There are durable duffles for optimal stuffing of sweaters, large canvas totes that leave room for unexpected shopping sprees and even rich-looking leather ones that’ll fit a few pairs of jeans and all the products in a five-step skin-care routine.
Whether you’re staying away for one night or three, these sleek weekenders will help you do it in style. Shop our favorites below. Bon voyage!
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