One thing for sure is that everyone is obsessed with traveling, and finding the best travel backpack always tops the list. It holds your gears, it is with you almost any time, and in some bizarre, anthropomorphic way, it is your best friend. If you seek adventure, there are backpacks that have special features you need to maximize your travel experience.
Here are top 10 backpacks that will completely change the way you travel.
1. Tortuga backpack
It has a full-length panel-loading design to allow plenty and easy access to everything inside. This backpack features a dedicated laptop compartment, keeping your machine sound and safe. The side pocket opens up to accommodate a water bottle, and it has quality locking zippers too.
2. Tumi Alpha Bravo Cannon
This backpack features a sweet zipped laptop/document/e-reader compartment at the back and a main compartment large enough for a change of clothes. It was made with more attention to details and feels. If you are looking for great, durable personal travel backpack option, then it could be your perfect travel companion.
3. Rick Steve’s Convertible Carry-On
This backpack has quite a few of the obvious features you would expect from a travel backpack, including a fully opening panel that allows easy access to everything, waist straps, suitcase-style handles and a hidden compartment. The exterior pockets are also very generous. It also features extra touches like interior compartment for dirty clothes and shoes as well as a spate laptop slot.
4. The Minaal Travel Backpack
The Minaal travel backpack features a full-length, suitcase-style opening, several exterior pockets, a laptop compartment and hides-way straps as well as rain cover. It also has unpadded hip straps, interior compartment for shoes and dirty clothes. Not to mention the sexiest looking bag on this list.
5. Kelty Redwing 50
The Kelty Redwing 5o is a versatile backpack at an affordable price. It doesn’t feature many travels-specific as other travel backpacks, but is relatively affordable and has many key features you will need for short backpacking trips.
6. Osprey Farpoint
The Osprey Farpoint is one of the greatest and most popular travel backpacks on the market. It is available in three different sizes: 70L, 55L, and 40L, that are priced competitively. It features realistic suspension system, comfortable padded hip belts, carry handles, zip away shoulder straps and hip belt. With spacious compartments, you can rest assured to carry your travel items.
7. Osprey Porter 46
The Osprey Porter 46 provides a sleek styling in a travel size. This one-size-fit-all travel backpack looks and feels more like a luggage. However, if you are looking for a backpack that is a little classier, then Porter may be for you. The hit belt and straps are pretty basic and the hip belt is minimal, and can be zipped away.
8. REI Vagabond 40 Pack
This travel backpack has some serious hip and shoulder traps, good enough for weekend travel pack. It is lightweight travel pack priced to be your next shoestring-budget trip. If you want to fit everything into one carry-on sized bag, the REI Vagabond 40 pack fits the bill.
9. Deuter Quantum 70 + 10
The Deuter Quantum is a load hauling beast, designed to carry anything your travel throws at it. This backpack has quality suspension systems, great hip belt and well-padded shoulder straps: all of which can be stowed away. It is super comfortable and has lots of space for all your traveling staff.
10. Patagonia MLC
As its name implies, MLC “maximum legal carry-on,” this backpack has plenty of room. It opens up just like a suitcase and has several organizations both inside and outside. It features metal pulls that can be locked, backpack straps, shoulder strap, carrying handle, and a laptop compartment. In fact, it is solidly built carry-on that will last you for a number of years.