Easy-to-style essentials for summer trips

Isn’t packing for a trip weird? A trip of purported pleasure carries you to a distant land, to which you can only bring a small portion of your stuff.

“What do I bring?” you shout back at life. Don’t worry, you can make it really easy on yourself. I want what I packed to be so easy and versatile I could fall into my duffel and come out in something cohesive. That’s how effortless travel dressing should be. Let’s explore a few of my gender-neutral summer travel essentials.

Four hikes worth a fall road trip

Every summer, I catch myself saying “I should come back here in the fall” after discovering a new state park or hiking trail. When I spent a week camping in Kentucky’s Daniel Boone National Forest, this thought was especially relevant. If you find yourself needing a break this fall, a drive through eastern Kentucky could be your solution.