One of the least exciting parts of traveling? The schlepping. It would be nice to be able to just teleport to our destinations without having to haul all of the stuff we need with us, but unfortunately, that just isn鈥檛 the case (yet). So in the meantime, the best way to minimize travel stress 鈥 and avoid killing your back before you even get there 鈥 is to start with a stylish, lightweight bag. Whether you鈥檙e heading out for just one night away or escaping for a week, scroll on for nine bags that will get you where you鈥檙e going without weighing you down.

Overnight stay

1. Paravel Stowaway ($325): We鈥檙e kind of obsessed with this label and the way it鈥檚 cleverly reimagining travel gear. This twist on a classic suitcase has a collapsible interior, so it can store flat (inside a larger suitcase perhaps?) when you鈥檙e not using it.

2. Tara鈥檚 Travelers Nautical Striped Framed Duffel ($55): The ideal summer overnight bag? If you鈥檙e heading to the seaside, it might just be.

3. A New Day Women鈥檚 Canvas Weekender Bag ($35): Who says travel bags have to be boring? A bright floral print option will make any trip more fun.

Weekend Trip

4. Oliver Thomas Wanderlust Weekender Duffle ($109): If you鈥檙e a hyper-organized traveler, this is the bag for you. Featuring an external luggage trolley sleeve and a secret stash bottom, the water-resistant, feather-weight style keeps your belongings well protected and easy to find.

5. Herschel Supply Co. Novel, Black Pineapple ($71): Sneak away for the weekend with a festive, island-inspired pick. This one鈥檚 got an internal mesh storage sleeve and a two-way waterproof zipper. Yeah, mon.

6. Neely and Chloe No. 21 The Weekender Pebble ($328): Go classic with a timeless canvas bag. Areas that see more wear and tear are trimmed with leather in one of nine colors of your choosing, and you can have the luggage tag monogrammed for extra luxury factor.

Extended Getaway

7. Away x Kode With Klossy The Large ($295): The masters of techie luggage partnered up with Karlie Kloss鈥 Kode with Klossy organization to highlight female empowerment this season (a portion of proceeds benefit the organization). The group hosts summer coding programs for girls 13-18 years old and grants monthly scholarships to young women passionate about building a career in coding. Travel light and support smart girls? Heck yes.

8. Calpak x Oh Joy Carry On Suitcase ($135): If there was ever a suitcase that summed up how we feel about vacation, it鈥檚 this festive, confetti-inspired style. Bon voyage!

9. Mark and Graham Monogrammed Jet Set Checked Spinner ($279): Spinner wheels make your trip that much smoother while a fancy monogram makes it sophisticated and stylish.

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