Kids and Family

EcoVessel WAVE

EcoVessel water bottles for travel and day use

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Fatboy USA x Miasun Sun Shade

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Thousand Bike Helmets are Here for you and Mother Earth

Printsfield socks

Brighten up your quarantine with Printsfield socks

Patagonia Provisions Supports Farmers and Fills Your Pantry

Patagonia Provisions Supports Farmers and Fills Your Pantry

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Headsweats Keeps You Cool and Covered

GSI Pot

GSI Outdoors Has Done It Again! Add These Two to Your Camping Set.

Beautiful, soft wool from Wuru Wool

Wūru Wool: Organic Comfort for all Seasons

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Wazoo Gear: Our Top Two Picks for You

8K Flexwarm Jacket

8K Flexwarm Has Perfected Stylish Warmth

EcoVessel water bottles for travel and day use

By Amy / May 19, 2020 /

It’s more important than ever to bring your own water bottle or drinking vessel with you wherever you go, both for environmental reasons as well as health and safety concerns. EcoVessel has several options for family travel and at-home use that we’ve been testing out on daily walks close to home. The New Wave bottle…

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Fatboy USA x Miasun Sun Shade

By Ramsey / May 11, 2020 /

Summer is fast approaching and while social distancing may remain, we will be glad for the chance to get fresh air. The Fatboy USA x Miasun Sun Shade will allow us to do that while staying in the shade. Durable Perhaps the best feature, which was the first thing I noticed as someone who is…

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Thousand Bike Helmets are Here for you and Mother Earth

By Leah Guill / May 6, 2020 /

I just ended a huge two day media Zoom call about the new and exciting products coming to you in 2020 and I couldn’t be more excited for the new gear and color ways. With all the aesthetically pleasing gear these companies have been working on, I was incredibly moved by how many of them…

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Brighten up your quarantine with Printsfield socks

By Amy / May 5, 2020 /

I don’t know about you, but I could use a pick-me-up! Printsfield prints any image on their high-quality socks, which makes for fun gifts and travel momentos. You can personalize any of their products, and ordering took me only about five minutes. Here’s how it works: Step one: pick out your socks. You can narrow…

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Patagonia Provisions Supports Farmers and Fills Your Pantry

By Leah Guill / April 15, 2020 /

We are in it. It is here and we are working together to make it out of the COVID 2020 international pandemic. How are you? Are you working from home? Homeschooling over Google calls? Making Zoom Happy Hour dates? It has been a change for us all at Practical Travel Gear. I feel you and…

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Headsweats Keeps You Cool and Covered

By Leah Guill / June 16, 2019 /

With the recent studies being published on the absorption rate of sunscreens, it is no wonder why we are searching for alternatives. Headsweats has always been a go-to brand for me. Their hats are incredibly comfortable and provide the relief from the sun that we crave. This season, Headsweats is introducing a new Ultra band.…

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GSI Outdoors Has Done It Again! Add These Two to Your Camping Set.

By Leah Guill / May 23, 2019 /

Welcome back fellow campers! We are excited to announce two new favorites from GSI Outdoors! We have been field testing the GSI Outdoors Gourmet Griddle and the ESCAPE 2L Collapsible Pot and are excited to share our findings and gear opinion with you. Gourmet Griddle Weighing in at only 2lbs, the Gourmet Griddle is your…

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Wūru Wool: Organic Comfort for all Seasons

By Leah Guill / January 29, 2019 /

2019 provides 365 opportunities to try something new or to make better something you already enjoy. Why not make it the year to step up your comfort with Wūru Wool? Wūru Wool is a product of comfort that was born on the trail of the Milford Track when two Americans went looking for relief from…

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Wazoo Gear: Our Top Two Picks for You

By Leah Guill / December 18, 2018 /

As you have seen on our Instagram feed, we first heard about Wazoo Survival Gear while listening to NPR’s How I Built This. I was so impressed with the ideas and application of necessities to everyday garments that I made my husband google them as soon as we came out of the canyon. Needless to…

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8K Flexwarm Has Perfected Stylish Warmth

By Leah Guill / December 8, 2018 /

Do you know the secret to happiness? A warm wife. I’m sure there are other answers, but in my house, it is this girl’s warmth that can make or break any adventure! 8k Flexwarm has created a line of heated jackets and a vest that are both stylish, comfortable and the greatest thing to hit…

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