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The Best Packs for a Family Trip: Maxpediton Vulture II

My wife and I are taking our teenage son and daughter on a trip to Europe. We'll be traveling for 15 days and to avoid hassle, we’ve decided to carry only backpacks. How do I choose the right packs?

A:Your son might like the Maxpedition Vulture II ($170), which combines tough looks with a very practical 3,000 cubic inches of space. It also has comfortable suspension, and the option to attach different Maxpedition accessories.

For your daughter, take a look at Deuter's Transit 50 ($179). It’s a classic travel pack with 3,000 cubic inches of space and plenty of places to safely tuck an iPod or a Kindle. Plus, it's easily adjustable, meaning it'll fit comfortably and it’s a pack she can grow with.

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