The 10 Best Travel Backpacks

Updated October 26, 2018 by Chase Brush

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We spent 28 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top options for this wiki. Whether you're getting out of the city on a short weekend jaunt or taking an extended journey to some faraway place, keeping your most essential items organized and accessible can make your trip a lot easier. These travel backpacks, which run the gamut of functionality and styles, will help you do just that. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best travel backpack on Amazon.

10. Deuter Transit 50

9. Outlander Packable

8. eBags TLS Mother Lode

7. SwissGear 1900 Scansmart

6. The North Face Router

5. Incase EO Travel

4. Thule Versant

3. Pacsafe Venturesafe X30

2. Timbuk2 Aviator

1. Osprey Farpoint 55


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Last updated on October 26, 2018 by Chase Brush

Chase is a freelance journalist with experience working in the areas of politics and public policy. Currently based in Brooklyn, NY, he is also a hopeless itinerant continually awaiting his next Great Escape.


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