No matter how many day trips, weekend escapades, week-long adventures, or full-blown vacations I’ve endured in my day, I’ll never learn my lesson. In the 25th hour a night before a big travel day, you’ll likely find me unzipping an empty suitcase, eyeballing my closet for the first time in weeks, and pulling out my go-to packing list while scheming how I can make a miracle happen in mere minutes.
Sometimes, I dream of being a person like our associate editor (who made an entire Pinterest mood board to guide her wine country lookbook), but here’s my theory: Why fix what’s not broken? Whether a spontaneous trip just presented itself or you’re feeling personally victimized by your own tendency to procrastinate for a trip you’ve known about for months, I’ve got you. Here are 12 items I always pack when I’m in a pinch:
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