Labor Day Travel Ideas

Labor Day weekend is around the corner and it’s never too late to plan that fun getaway! Our kind of Labor Day looks like a day poolside, sporting our favorite mix + match combo, along with all of our loved ones. If you need ideas for a quick Labor Day weekend, we’ve got you covered! Take a look at our favorite places for a last-minute getaway OR for next year’s Labor Day plans. 

SANTA BARBARA, CALIFORNIA

From luxurious hotel pools to nearby beaches, there is much to be enjoyed in Santa Barbara! And when you’re not splashing around in the water, experience the world-class food, salt caves, or browse eclectic boutiques! Santa Barbara is one of California’s many gems and would make a great place to visit for Labor Day weekend. 

BIG SUR, CALIFORNIA

Get ready for stunning coastlines in the one and only Big Sur! You’ll love driving down this cliff-hugging stretch of road, windows down, your hair flying in the wind, without a care in the world. If you’re enjoying a kid-free weekend, reserve a room at the Ventana Big Sur for some dreamy spas, gorgeous pools, and glamping! Or for a more homey stay, book the Cottage House complete with an outdoor tub, hammocks, and a fireplace. 

CHATHAM, MASSACHUSETTS

Say hello to whale watching, sailing, and private beach cabanas! Cape Cod is arguably one of the best places to enjoy your Labor Day weekend. Chatham will have you feeling like you’re vacationing like Bostonian royalty and you’ll love every second of it. Check out Chatham Lighthouse Beach, Oyster Pond, or visit the Shark Center for an educational experience! 

NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK

The Big Apple will always be a great place to spend an extended weekend. Spend your time shopping, taking many leisurely strolls through Central Park, or enjoying the last few days of rooftop swimming before Fall makes its way into the city. Oh and don’t forget to eat your way through the city! There is so much to try! 

PARK CITY, UTAH

No list is complete without the best Labor Day weekend getaway in our own backyard! Park City is one of the best places to spend a three day weekend. Walk down the Main Street Historic District, take a ride down the Alpine Coaster, or enjoy a dip in the many hot tubs surrounding the lodging options. But wait, did we mention there’s great food all over Park City? So don’t hesitate to explore the local cuisine between dips in the hot tub and pools! 

PACKING HACKS

No Labor Day weekend is complete without bags to carry you through it all. We’ve got the latest and greatest packing hacks right here on our site. Check these out! 

The Tote

Say goodbye to boring carry-on luggage and hello to cute prints on our Totes! This bad boy is big enough to carry EVERYTHING so get ready to throw in all you need for the weekend. It’s perfect for clothes, cosmetics, swimsuits, beach towels, and anything else you need. With pockets on pockets, you’ll have a place for everything, ensuring you’re prepared for every adventure. Now checkout what we throw inside our Tote to keep things divided and organized…

The Big Pouch

The question isn’t what do we pack in our Big Pouch, the question is what DON’T we pack?! It’s perfect for dividing just about anything. Hair irons, sprays, lotions, and potions, you name it. Or you can even use it to store all your swimsuits that you’re bringing along for the extended weekend. The possibilities are endless so don’t wait to snag your favorite print and start packing! Then once it’s full, throw it in your Tote for the best weekend ever. 

The Pouch

Shrink it down for even more uses and you get the Pouch. Keep your cosmetics, snacks, toiletries, or socks organized and divided inside your Tote with these babies. It’s perfect for car rides, quick flights, or even boating excursions. You name it, you can find a use for the Pouch over your Labor Day weekend
Where are you headed this Labor Day weekend?! Any of these five places would be a great option, even if it’s your new plan for next year! What other locations would you recommend for a last-minute Labor Day weekend getaway? No matter what your day entails, we want to wish you a Happy Labor Day! And we hope your weekend includes sporting your favorite KJ combos! 
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xoxo
Kortni + Team

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