The Best Weekender Bags for Your Next Fall Getaway

Running short on vacation days as we head further into fall? Don't fret. You still have your weekends. Toss a toothbrush into one of these snazzy new weekender bags and get outta town already. 

1. Herschel Supply Co. Strand Duffle Bag

This popular nylon duffel is available in 6 colorways, and includes interior and exterior slip pockets.

Amazon Review: "Perfect Weekender size! I have been on the hunt for a sturdy/not to big weekender for about 6 months now. I took a chance on this one and I am so glad I did! I can fit a few outfits and a couple pairs of shoes in this bag and it is the perfect carry-on size.Herschel makes great products and they are worth every penny. I plan to use this for my infant when we travel as it will fit all of their clothes/products & is easy to lug around. I highly recommend this for those looking for a "travel light" bag."

Price: Ranges from $45.50 to 64.99, depending on size

Dimensions: 5.5 x 17 x 12

Star Rating: 4.5

2. The North Face Base Camp Duffel

This duffel doubles as a backpack with detachable padded shoulder straps. Comes with a zippered compartment for storing shoes or wet clothing, as well as a mesh side pocket. Available in a variety of colorways and 6 sizes (X-Small through XX-Large).

Amazon Review: "This is the perfect duffle for a long weekend trip. The material is very durable. I recently used mine for a ski weekend, and was able to stuff everything plus my boots. The straps, while different are ultimately ideal, since you can wear it as a back pack."

Price: Ranges from $96.20 to $185.29, depending on size

Dimensions: varies

Star Rating: 4.5

3. Patagonia Black Hole Duffel 60L

Constructed of weatherproof TPU laminate with a water repellent finish, this Patagonia duffel also can be worn as a backpack with removable padded straps. The exterior features zippered side pockets, with an additional mesh storage pocket under the lid.

Amazon Review: "Love everything about this one, the color, the size, the fact that it folds and zips up into the front pocket for easy storage. Only thing is that I wish there was a single third longer strap for carrying over one shoulder rather than just as a backpack."

Price: $129.95

Dimensions: 5.28 x 9.06 x 13.54

Star Rating: 4

4. Fjallraven Duffel No.4 Large

Known for their sturdy rucksacks, Sweden's Fjallraven also makes duffels. With a waxed exterior and outside pocket, the duffel no.4 is currently available in 13 colors. Handles are loose enough to double as shoulder straps.

Amazon Review: "This is a wonderful duffle bag. I bought it for my husband, and he gets a lot of use out of it. The size is perfect for a weekend trip or carry-on for a flight. The fabric is very sturdy and durable. I am fond of the leather handles and little leather fox logo. Fjallraven is my go-to for backpacks and duffle bags, and they never disappoint."

Price: $144.98

Dimensions: 11 x 18.9 x 11

Star Rating: 5

5. Tumi Voyageur Durban Expandable Duffel

If you're a firm believer in getting what you pay for, then maybe you won't be too put off by the price of the Tumi Expandable Duffel. This could easily double as a second carry on, with a sleeve to slide over the handle of your wheeled luggage. Lots of additional storage, with 2 interior zip pockets, to exterior, and four slip pockets. Plus, the central compartment expands to allow for more room.

Amazon Review: "This bag is beautiful, slips over my roller bag with ease, expands, and is very durable. Best travel purchase I made this year."

Price: $455.00

Dimensions: 9.1 x 26.2 x 12.6

Star Rating: 4.5

6. Tumi Voyageur Just in Case Travel Tote

A much more affordable option from Tumi, the Just in Case tote is made of lightweight nylon and folds flat. Use it for weekend trips or, as the name suggests, an easy to pack back-up bag if you suddenly find you need to pack a little extra on the trip home.

Amazon Review: "Loved this bag for a weekend getaway. it was plenty spacious for shoes, toiletries, (includes the small bag) and it was very light which was great to carry through the airport."

Price: $95.00

Dimensions: 9 x 23 x 14

Star Rating: 4.5

7. Tumi Tahoe Regency Roll Top Weekender

Access the main storage compartment via the roll top magnetic closure or through a separate back zipper. The interior includes two quilted pockets and additional zipped pockets, plus a key loop to spare you from checking every possible pocket and zipper once you've returned home.

Amazon Review: "Best weekender bag to date! Very roomy, but not over sized. Lots of great compartments and accessibility features. This is definitely top notch."

Price: $218.99

Dimensions: 7.5 x 29 x 14

Star Rating: 4

8. Victorinox Werks Traveler 5.0 WT Weekender Carry-All Tote

Ideal for those who tend to overpack, the Werks Traveler expands to allow for extra room. And with a back sleeve to slide over wheeled bag handles, this weekender can double as a carry-on.

Amazon Review: "Versatile weekender or stuff-it-anywhere carry-on. The bottom zip expansion is incredibly useful. The exterior side pouch has a bottom zipper so it can be dropped down the handles of a roller bag. I've been using Victorinox luggage for many years (my 20 inch roller is close to 20 years old now, just replaced the wheels). The value/function/design/durability of Victornox is hard to beat."

Price: $79.99

Dimensions: 8 x 12 x 18.5

Star Rating: 4.5

9. LeSportsac Classic Extra Large Weekender

Made of lightweight nylon, the Medium Weekender includes four exterior pockets plus a detached smaller zip pouch for toiletries.

Amazon Review: "This is the medium weekender, which is a bit smaller than I thought even after measuring it out, but it holds a lot, it expands (not the material itself but the design of the bag). It's actually nice that it doesn't look so big so can pass it off as a bigger purse or even diaper bag!"

Price: $100.30

Dimensions: 11.5 x 7.4 x 3.3

Star Rating: 4

10. Vera Bradley Large Duffel in Signature Cotton

A real hit with Amazon shoppers, this quilted cotton duffel offers puh-lenty of room, measuring 11 inches high, 12.5 inches deep, and 22 inches wide. The interior includes 2 mesh pockets, with one exterior zip pocket. Currently available in 28 different colorways.

Amazon Review: "This bag is great. I use it as my go-to weekend or even week getaway bag. You can pack quite a bit in this bag because it is so roomy inside. However, it is also light enough to just throw a few things in for a weekend trip. I haven't tried yet, but I believe this could work for a carry on for air travel."

Price: Ranges from $47.20 to $95.00, depending on colorway

Dimensions: 11 x 12.5 x 22

Star Rating: 5

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