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Old 05-15-2013, 12:29 PM   #31
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I got the Overland Donner as well!
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Old 05-15-2013, 01:04 PM   #32
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I've got a Baggalini crossbody with an adjustable strap that allows me to wear it around my waist if it gets too heavy on my shoulder. It's easy to just unclip the strap and take it off if it gets in the way on a ride, and I love the whole hands-free thing.
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Old 05-15-2013, 01:21 PM   #33
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http://m.ebags.com/product/sherpani/...uctid=10164470

One more option I haven't seen mentioned yet. I love this backpack. This time of year I am using it for my everyday bag. It's great for the ballpark.
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Old 05-16-2013, 04:18 PM   #34
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I got the Overland Donner as well!
cool! Mine just shipped out yesterday. I'll update how I like it! What color did you get?
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Old 05-16-2013, 04:55 PM   #35
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I really liked my Hipster this week. I really fit a lot in it. Whether it works as a sole park bag depends on if someone else will be able to hold the ponchos, costumes, water bottles, etc.

In my hipster, I kept:

- Park Passes fastpasses in the front zippered pocket
- Cell phone in the back zippered pocket
- Wallet
- Point and shoot camera
- Small makeup bag with powder and blotting sheets
- 1 eos lip balm and 3 Revlon colorburst lipsticks
- sunglasses/pouch (often 3 pairs because my DDs had me carry their sunglasses too).
- Hand sanitizer wipes

There was room for other stuff too.
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Old 05-16-2013, 08:10 PM   #36
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I have a lovely St John's Bay crossbody, but it is discontinued. The thing for me was something that had really strong straps and attachments. I had a cute denim crossbody that I used to use for parks and things, but it came apart in Egypt several years ago, and it was murder trying to replace it with something.
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Old 05-16-2013, 08:42 PM   #37
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I have this bag from Eddie Bauer I will probably use. It has a nice front slip pocket for a cell phone and it will hold snacks and other things for the family.

http://www.eddiebauer.com/catalog/pr...mPathInfo=null
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Old 05-16-2013, 08:52 PM   #38
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I was there last week and used a VB Hipster. It held my small skinny wallet, 2 bottles of water, iphone, sunscreen, camera, bottle of asprin, and a small pack of tissues. It was perfect for me.
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Old 05-16-2013, 09:39 PM   #39
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After much trial and error and many Disney trips the number one bag of all time is this one:








It was $12.99 at the Totes outlet. It's water resistant (wipe off - nylon? not cloth) and has a TON of pockets. It also has really thin straps which help when it's HOT in the summer, and the "triangular" back keeps it from feeling (and looking) bulky. It also fits a TON more than it looks like it would! It is the ONLY bag that I've continued to use over and over!
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Old 05-16-2013, 10:27 PM   #40
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The $5 fanny pack from Walmart. It comes in 2 sizes and the bigger one is huge
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Old 05-17-2013, 12:21 AM   #41
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I am using my Thirty One Organizing Pack. Tons of pockets and a place for everything.
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Old 05-17-2013, 12:31 AM   #42
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I have fallen in love with the Baggallini crossbody bags. My mom, niece and I are all set with a few of them. They have so many pockets and slots and an adjustable strap. We buy them at TJ Maxx and they run $20-$40.
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Old 05-17-2013, 03:18 AM   #43
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Just got back yesterday and can't say enough good things about my Patagonia Atom bag. I actually got the idea from a similar thread a few months ago. I traveled to WDW with my daughter who turned 12 during our trip and her 11 year old best friend, and they both called it "the magic bag." It seems small, but so much can fit inside of it, and the weight distribution is great. It is truly water resistant (rode Kali and Splash with no issues) and I never felt like it was too hot. The bag itself is very lightweight.

It also has a place for your phone right up front on the strap. My only complaint is that it barely fits my iPhone with the case on, but when I had to I was able to zip the phone all the way, and if I zipped it up 3/4 of the way it was totally secure.

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Old 05-17-2013, 03:23 AM   #44
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I use the Baggallini Messenger as my park bag, and I love it! It has lots of compartments and fits a ton of stuff.
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Old 05-17-2013, 07:19 AM   #45
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I use either the VB hipster or my Baggellini cross body (very similar in style to the hipster). I tend to go with the Baggellini more often because of it's fabric and it has a few more slots for cards and such. I do pack a large size ziploc baggie in it just in case of rain/ride water.
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