You don’t need to take much other than the essentials on a one-day hike, and these bags have just the right amount of space.
The Osprey Talon 22 boasts a 22-liter capacity, a hip belt and ventilated back panels for great functionality. There is also a 20-liter version for women known as the Tempest 20.
Rival brand Deuter also does a good daypack, the Speed Lite 20. It’s also got a 20-liter capacity, and does away with the padded hip belt of the Osprey bags in favor of a detachable nylon version.
If you need to carry a bit more stuff, the Patagonia Nine Trails 28 has a larger capacity with front mesh pockets where you can stuff those little bits you need to get to quickly. Access to the main compartment is easy thanks to a wrap-around zip, so you won’t find yourself delving deep into a dark bag.
Those who like lots of different compartments to organize gear will love the Gregory Salvo 28, for men, and the Sula 28, for women. There are all sorts of different pockets, but a sleek design means the bags still look good as well as being highly functional.
Experience a big-city hotel stay that doesn’t feel like your typical urban visit at Chicago’s Claridge House, nestled in the sought-after Gold Coast neighborhood. The hotel’s sophisticated décor and serene residential ambience foster the atmosphere of an oasis amid the hustle and bustle of a busy metropolis.
Asheville is on its way to being one of the trendiest spots in the country and for good reason. With stunning landscapes, great food and an amazing art and music scene, Asheville makes the perfect destination because it has a bit of everything.
Although the end of this year’s hurricane season is fast approaching, there is still a chance a few of these dangerous ocean storms may pummel through coastal states with the potential to destroy a vacation. See below for a few ways to prepare yourself (and your trip) for a possible tropical storm.
We can see it now and remember when it happened to us: Watching as the black car icon loops around and around, seemingly endlessly, and our wait time on the rideshare app continually changes. Long wait times and confused drivers are just a few bothersome issues that can nag at rideshare users. Need a solution? Ditch rideshares altogether in favor of renting a car on your next trip.
New York City has never celebrated a reputation for its bargain prices. Even seasoned travelers expect to pay a minimum of $300 a night on accommodations to stay in the city center or even along the outskirts. And specialty housing like Airbnb and vacation rentals are often more expensive than hotels. But there are some creative ways to score deep discounts on New York City accommodations without compromising on fun.