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Tough Traveler

1012 State St

Schenectady, NY 12307

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All of our products are hand-made right here, with the highest quality and attention to detail.

Made in the USA to Travel the World...

Tough Traveler has been known for making great bags since 1970.  We are located in Schenectady, NY, and all of our products are made right here.  From dog carrier backpacks to small pouches, our products are shipped worldwide.  We are proud of our quality and designs!


Tough Traveler bags make great gifts that will be used for years - or even decades!

"I wanted to write to tell you how much my family and I have always loved your bags and send a picture of my Tough Traveler backpack on our summer road trip out west. I've been using Tough Traveler since the early 90s when my first kindergarten backpack came from you guys. I used a Tough Traveler backpack in college and now, I'm an elementary school teacher and I bring a Tough Traveler bag to school every day! Thanks for making my favorite bags!!"
--Hana Walton, Sept. 2018

"Let me start with: I LOVE YOUR BAG. My mom got it before I was born and used it for her daily commute. She was still using it when I was a kid but at some point I grew up, moved to the city and it became mine. I used the backpack heavily throughout college and still continue to love it. It is such a well designed bag– it's exactly right for grabbing something quickly, for keeping something in case of an emergency, for making sure you always have sunglasses, for carrying eight books, for threading your jacket through, for traveling (it saw Mexico, Copenhagen, Bozeman, Charleston, and Des Moines), for forgetting some pockets existed because there are so many, for carrying groceries home, and for so much more. I really really love this backpack. The fact it has to be at least 25 years old blows my mind. It's multigenerational."
--Acadia Branch, Sept. 2018

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