6 of the Best Duffel Bags for Summer Adventures

For those planning weekend breaks away and trips into the wild over the next few weeks and months, you’ll need a good quality travel bag for the occasion and, if you’re anything like us here at The Coolector, you’ll know that duffel bags are tough to beat in this regard. As luck would have it, there are certainly no shortage of brands to choose from when finding your next duffel bag for summer adventures and regardless of budget or style persuasion, you’re sure to find one that fits the bill.

Check out our pick of 6 of the best duffel bags for summer adventures below:

Old Enfield Supply Co 48-Hr Duffel Bag – $175

Boasting a highly water and abrasion-resistant waxed canvas exterior, it’s easy to see why this Old Enfield Supply Co. 48-hr Duffel Bag ($175) is a go to for the adventure inclined. This first class carry has all the room you need for a killer weekend getaway or a leisurely business trip and makes your travel days as seamless as a business class flight. It has a very spacious interior which allows ample space for a weekend away, a removable, adjustable over-the-shoulder strap and the traditional duffle bag handles wrap around the body of the bag and reinforce the base for heavier loads. ($175)

Billy Kirk No. 479 Carryall – $550

Made with high quality 20 oz waxed canvas and full-grain vegetable tanned leather, this fantastically stylish Billy Kirk No. 479 Carryall ($550) is designed to age with grace and elegance and is perfectly suited to any weekend breaks you’ve got planned this summer. It boasts a wire-framed zipper construction, which makes one of their most iconic designs lighter and more functional than ever before. The new No. 479 20″ Carryall from Billy Kirk is the perfect size for a weekend away and has more than enough storage space for a few outfits and all your tech. One exterior and two interior slip pockets keep small goods like phones and wallets organized, while the internal snap-clip makes for a quick and easy way to store keys. ($550)

Lexdray Tahoe Duffel Bag – $269

The ultimate in adventure carries, this awesome looking Lexdray Tahoe Duffel Bag ($269) comes with backpack straps and can effortlessly store a week’s worth of clothes, shoes, and a laptop with ample space for all your other gear to boot. The Lexdray Tahoe Travel Duffel Backpack comes replete with detachable backpack straps, so you can hike the Himalayas or sip mai tais by the pool – whatever you need to unwind. It is made from ultra-durable weather-resistant fabrics with military grade hardware and has five exterior zipper pockets which will be enough to store all your EDC and travel documents when heading on your adventures this summer. ($269)

Loyal Striklin’ Weekend Duffel – $350

Loyal Striklin’ know the importance of creating a duffle that is just the right size: large enough for a weekend getaway, but not so bulky that it’s uncomfortable to carry in the airport and they’ve achieved this objective with aplomb with the superb looking Loyal Stricklin’ Weekend Duffel ($350). It’s made from 22oz Waxed Twill Canvas and horween Chromexcel Leather that gives it a tangible sense of quality to the touch and it has a full leather bottom to increase its robustness on the go. The 28L capacity offers enough storage for 2-3 days worth of clothes and accessories and its vintage style aesthetic is about as classy as it gets. ($350)

Bradley Mountain Rambler Waxed Canvas Duffel – $255 

Some brands have adventure and travel in their blood and Bradley Mountain are certainly one such brand and they manage to admirably illustrate this fact with their expertly designed and crated Bradley Mountain Rambler Waxed Canvas Duffel Bag ($255). The body of the bag is constructed from 18 oz water-resistant duck canvas and complemented by 9 oz bridle leather for extra style and robustness. The solid brass and copper hardware is hand-clipped to the ideal size and the bag has a large exterior pocket which is perfect for quick access to your valuables and travel documents on the go. ($255)

WP Standard Leon Duffel Bag – $375

Undeniably classy and well made, this supremely dapper Leon Duffel Bag from WP Standard ($375) is one of our favourites here at Coolector HQ and if you’re wanting to travel in style this summer, look no further. This classy number from WP Standard is the newest addition to their leather duffel bag line up and whilst still using WP Standard’s tough full-grain leather, they’ve simplified the profile and made this bag a little lighter weight than their weekender while still maintaining the excellent amount of packing space. Custom monogramming is available on this product and it has an airline carry on friendly design which means you can take to the skies without any concerns. ($375)

Leo is the owner of The Coolector and writes about the stuff he loves. And some stuff that he merely likes.