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Jetting off for a weekend getaway is always much needed after five days in the grind. So, when Friday comes and it's time to hit the road for the beach or country, the last thing you want to do is lug around a big bag chocked full of too many clothes. In the case of a two or three day weekend getaway, it's always best to pack light and bring the essentials. You don't want something too big or too small, it's all about finding what's just right to fit your quick trip itinerary.

Whether it's a duffel or a tote, weekender bags are a must-have carry-all this summer. Check out our picks for the seven most travel-worthy ones out now.