Travel Gear: Smooth Ride

What to pack for a hassle-free road trip.

By Mimi Lombardo | Photographs and video by Yunhee Kim


Drinks stay hot for three hours or cold for nine in this Corkcicle triple-insulated tumbler, which fits inside most cup holders and has a no-slip bottom. $25

These affordable and stylish Sunski polarized sunglasses protect your eyes from sun glare that reflects off the windshield. $55

Built NY’s plastic bento box ensures sandwiches won’t get smushed, while the neoprene zippered sleeve keeps food insulated. $15

The Grid It by Cocoon keeps multiple devices secure with elastic straps and can prevent them from slipping into seat crevices. multiple sizes, from $15

L.L. Bean’s durable nylon tote with a double-layer bottom is tall (15″) and deep (7.5″) but can fold to the size of a small square when not in use. $30

Swap your driving shoes for Glerups’ lightweight and comfy booties. Made of soft wool with calfskin soles, they naturally wick away moisture. $125

The Rumpl blanket has 600-fill down insulation, repels water and pet hair, weighs just over a pound and—even though it’s big enough to keep someone taller than six feet warm from head to toe—compresses to a packable size. $199

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  • Published: Fall 2017