Packing for the cottage, and making sure there are no toiletry leaks, a place to store your laptop, and avoiding sullying clean clothes with muddy hiking books can be a pain. That’s why we’ve rounded up this list of versatile weekender bags that consider the little things when you’re traveling to the cottage.
JanSport travel backpack
This travel backpack has shoulder straps and hauling straps, as well as a separate shoe pocket. It has a convenient U-shaped opening for fitting all of your stuff. Buy it at Sail.ca.
This weather-resistant pack has quick access to the main compartment, and a padded bottom to stow contents safely. It also has two zippered inner pockets for stashing smaller valuables. Buy it at Mec.ca.
Going for a quick trip? This compact tote has enough storage for the essentials. Buy it at Indigo.ca.
Dakine packable duffle
This lightweight weekender bag folds up for easy storage when empty. Buy it at Sail.ca.
MEC convertible duffle
This sturdy, convertible pack is perfect for boat-accessible cottages. It’s water-resistant and can stand being in a puddle. It has both backpack straps and shoulder straps for adaptability. Buy it at Mec.ca.
This no-frills duffle has room for everything you need for the cottage—and the gym, too. Buy it at Adidas.ca.
MEC classic duffle
This classic pack is affordable and, most importantly, can hold a lot of stuff. Buy it at Mec.ca.
This water-resistant bag features a laptop sleeve, a water bottle pocket, and plenty of storage compartments. Buy it at Lululemon.ca.
Osprey convertible duffle
Wear this high-quality pack over your shoulder, in your hand, or on your back. Perfect for cottages that require a trek. Buy it at Sail.ca.
The North Face duffel
This rugged duffel is water-resistant, has compression straps and an ID pocket on top. Buy it at Sail.ca.