Getaway Gear


Getaway Gear – 25 Picks for Travel, Camping, and Festivals

By Melissa McGibbon and Jenny Willden

Whether you’re bound for another country, a big music festival, or just a campsite up the canyon, these 25 gear finds make summer adventures better. Find more gear online.


Matador Travel Earplugs product photo

Matador Travel Earplugs
You never think you need travel earplugs…until you NEED travel earplugs. Set includes three pairs and two silicone cases that clip to your bag and keep them clean. $10

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Chums Venture Lite Stash Bags product photos

Chums Venture Lite Stash Bags
Stay organized during adventures with these two-bag sets that separate everything from underwear to electronics. Made with mesh pockets, durable ripstop fabric, and loop carry handles. $19

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Nomatic Laundry Bag product photo

Nomatic Laundry Bag
Separate sweaty and clean clothing with this expandable laundry bag. Hang on a door and toss in the dirties then collapse it small for packing home. $30

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CEP Compression Recovery Socks product photo

CEP Compression Recovery Socks
Used by professional athletes and travelers alike, these socks reduce swelling caused by long days in the air or car and increase foot and leg circulation. $50

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Lululemon Commission Swim Shorts product photo

Lululemon Commission Swim Short
Now when someone tells you to jump in a lake, you can. These fully functioning swim trunks masquerade as casual shorts so you can wear them adventuring and never miss a swimming opportunity. $88

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Osprey Trailkit Organizational Duffel product photo

Osprey Trailkit Organizational Duffel
Want the functionality of a duffel in a backpack carry? This bag is for you. Features thoughtful details like a pocket for dirty shoes and a stowaway contoured harness. $120

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Filson Passport and Card Case product photo

Filson Passport and Card Case
Protect and stash a US-sized passport, credit cards, and cash with a case made of vegetable-tanned leather and heavy-duty bonded nylon thread. $125

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Teva De La Vina Dos Chelsea Boot product photo

Teva De La Vina Dos Chelsea Boot
Cute and comfortable travel shoes are hard to find, but the search is over. These women’s pull-on booties are cushy, fashionable, and water resistant. $130

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Sennheiser PXC 550 Wireless Bluetooth Travel Headphones product photo

Sennheiser PXC 550 Wireless Bluetooth Travel Headphones
Everything you could want in a pair of travel headphones. Connect to your smartphone via Bluetooth and reduce background chatter with noise-cancelling technology. $349

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Mountain Standard Adventure Food product photo

Mountain Standard Adventure Food
Be a travel pro with these freeze-dried and dehydrated meals. Just add boiling water, let sit for 15-20 minutes, stir, and eat. Vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, and nut-free options available. $5

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LifeStraw Flex product photo

LifeStraw Flex
Remove bacteria and parasites from your water and reduce lead and heavy metals with this multi-use filter kit. Includes a soft-touch bottle. $34

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PackTowel Beach Towel product photo

PackTowl Beach Towel
Pack this superfast drying, absorbent microfiber towel for camping, festivals, travel, fitness, and watersports. Includes zippered bag for easy storage. $39

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Outdoor Research Interstellar Jacket product photo

Outdoor Research Interstellar Jacket
A jacket that keeps you dry in a downpour is worth every penny, and the Interstellar delivers. Thanks to its breathability and stretchability, this hardshell can be worn during activity without overheating. $299

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HydraPak Expedition product photo

HydraPak Expedition
Ditch disposables and use this packable, lightweight jug for your camping water. It’s free-standing, collapses fully, and holds eight liters of water. $60

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Monoprice Pure Outdoor PowerCache 220 Power Generator

Monoprice Pure Outdoor PowerCache 220 Power Generator
Take this power generator with you on all of your road trips. Features two 120-volt AC outlets and four USB charging ports. The built-in battery can store up to 18Ah (220Wh) of energy. $159

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Eagle Creek Global Companion 40L product photo

Eagle Creek Global Companion 40L
When a wheeled bag doesn’t make sense, haul your load with this rad backpack. Butterfly opening allows easy access to all your goods, and there are nine pockets for stashing toiletries, water bottles, muddy shoes, and more. $160

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GoTenna Mesh Communications Network product photo

GoTenna Mesh Communications Network
Create your own private, off-grid communications network with this people-powered Mesh device. Use GPS, send text messages, and even send emergency signals. $179

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Gregory Maven 55 Backpack product photo

Gregory Maven 55 Backpack
Carrying a pack doesn’t need to be painful. This lightweight women’s one stabilizes your load and has easy, custom adjustability. Inclusions like solar-ready attachment points, built-in daypack, and breathable foam back panel make it worth upgrading. $230

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Danner Mountain 600 Enduroweave Boots product photo

Danner Mountain 600 Enduroweave Boots
Whether you’re bagging peaks or tromping through the desert, these boots are all you need. They’re a new take on Danner’s classic styles with a breathable, textile upper. Vibram Fuga outsole offers mega grip on wet and dry surfaces. $160

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Planetary Design Double Shot with Bru-Stop product photo

Planetary Design Double Shot with Bru-Stop
You deserve great coffee—even when camping or traveling. Brew your own with this French press that stops the brewing when you press. Sip straight from the insulated mug. $39

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SafeGo Portable Safe product photo

SafeGo Portable Safe
Keep your stuff safe at music festivals, campsites, and the beach with this combination and key-lockable safe that’s weather resistant and practically unbreakable. $40

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Brave Era Silk Travel Sheet product photo

Brave Era Silk Travel Sheet
Whether you’re sleeping under the stars or in a tent, this real silk sleep sheet naturally regulates your temperature and protects you from creepy crawlies. $80

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Toad&Co Sunkissed Romper product photo

Toad&Co Sunkissed Romper
All-in-one outfits keep festivaling simple, and this breathable, quick-drying romper helps you beat the heat while looking cool. $89

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Montem Sneaky Snuggler Puffy Camping Blanket product photo

Montem Sneaky Snuggler Puffy Camping Blanket
Make outdoor concerts better with this cozy camping quilt. There’s enough space for two, and its water resistance is a win at wet, grassy venues. $90

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