Packed Suitcase is a travel blog featuring quick, satisfying trips that can easily be done in a weekend from a mid-Atlantic home base.
It is for anyone who feels the urge to travel, but who has a limited amount of time off.
All throughout the site, you’ll find inspiration, gorgeous photography, tips and itineraries for the best quick-trip destinations, with special emphasis on showing the awesome side of lesser-known places and experiences.
Here you’ll find all you need to have weekend travels worthy of the Monday morning water cooler… without having to take a lot of time off of work.
MEET THE GIRL BEHIND THE BLOG
I’m Chris, a Producer for the National Geographic Channel by day and a freelance travel blogger by night.
I’ve been blogging since 2008 and I write, research, film, edit, photograph, live tweet, Instagram and flat-out do it all to share my love of travel.
In recent years, I’ve focused heavily on local travel and in 2012, I founded the #TravelLocal movement. Most weekends, I can be found traveling up and down the mid-Atlantic region in search of hidden gems to share with readers on Packed Suitcase and other websites.
When I travel local, I’m all about finding the best independently-owned and family-run places to stay, inventive restaurants featuring local specialties and produce, regional wineries/ breweries/ mixology hot-spots, unique experiences, etc.