The Top 5 Travel Backpacks for Kids

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Whether you are backpacking through Europe or going away on a long weekend trip, toting around a backpack for you and your child isn’t the ideal way to go. The good news is that there are great, quality backpacks that are perfect for kids when it comes to traveling. We compiled our top picks here:

REI Tarn 18L (retails $39.95)

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Suggested for ages 8 to 12 years old, this durable backpack was designed for kids in mind. From its comfort to design to variety of pockets, this backpack will have kids wanting to explore.

Patagonia Kids’ Bonsai Backpack 15L (retails $59)

Patagonia Kids' Bonsai Backpack - Travel Foodie MomThis medium-sized back is easy to carry, whether you are on a trail and going on an adventure. The fact that it is waterproof and has a zippered top pocket, makes it durable for kids.

Deuter Fox 30 Backpack (retails $99)

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Ideal for longer trips and hiking, this backpack is durable and adjustable for kids. The ventilation allows your child to be comfortable, as the various pockets allow for ample storage.

Pacsafe Venturesafe 15L GII Anti-Theft Daypack (retails $105)PacSafe VentureSafe - Travel Foodie MomThis daypack may seem on the higher end, considering cost, however is worth the investment, especially if you are traveling in cities.  The one thing that make this travel daypack stand out is the anti-theft abilities. No need to worry about your child’s iPad getting pickpocketed when you have this durable and lightweight pack with eXomesh Slashguard fabric. It’s not only great for kids, but great for mom and dad too.

Osprey Youth Jet 18 Backpack (retails $60)

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This backpack is perfect for all your child’s needs. It is spacious and has ample pockets, as well as adjustable shoulder straps. The brand name is known for its durability and is great for little ones.

Happy traveling with your little ones!

What is your favorite travel backpack for kids?

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7 thoughts on “The Top 5 Travel Backpacks for Kids

  1. I’ve been thinking about traveling with the baby lately and luggage and bags is definitely a concern so this helps. Thank you!

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