The Best Backpacks For Couples

Enjoy enough space for two without excess baggage.

A good backpack is one of the cornerstones of a good couples' trip. Having enough space for all your stuff can make for a much smoother trip, whether you're hiking, biking, or just carrying it on the plane. Here's what to look for.

Herschel Little America Laptop Backpack
More pockets means more places for important gear. | Herschel

Start with size, since the bigger the pack the more you can fit into it.

Briggs & Riley @Work Leather Medium Backpack
Find something that looks good and performs well, too. | Briggs & Riley

Customization options will help your bag stand out, especially if you're getting a matching set.

Solo New York Grand Travel Backpack
Only staying overnight? Don't burden yourself with unnecessary luggage. | Solo New York

If you'll be using it for work and play, look for features like laptop compartments and built-in chargers.

Michael Kors Women's Abbey Large Backpack
Flashy is one thing, but durability is crucial, too. | Michael Kors

Similarly, if you'll be going somewhere fancy, a smaller backpack might make sense, especially when paired with a larger checked bag.

Sharkborough Supreme Anton Men's Backpack
One laptop, two tablets, multiple devices—protect them all equally. | Sharkborough

Look for materials like leather, nylon, and polyester for exteriors and liners, as they can take a beating.