Before hitting the road this season, stock up on all the travel essentials at these Silicon Valley shops.
From picking up luggage in Burlingame to buying scuba gear in Sunnyvale, the region offers plenty of options for stocking up for big trips.
The Luggage Center
The Luggage Center offers vast selections of suitcases, backpacks and travel accessories like garment bags and toiletry kits. Based in San Mateo County with stores located throughout California, travelers will find the perfect item for hitting the road, either for business or pleasure. 1200 Burlingame Ave., Burlingame, 650.579.0435
Redwood Trading Post
This family-owned business, which opened in 1952, is a one-stop shop for everything needed on a trip—from coolers and flashlights to backpacks and sportswear. Browse the site for a peek at the venue’s vast offerings, or stop by to stock up before hitting the road. 1455 Veterans Blvd., Redwood City, 650.363.2033
Pacific Scuba Divers
Underwater adventures? Pacific Scuba Divers might be the next stop. Located in Sunnyvale, Pacific Scuba Divers is a Bay Area professional dive center that offers dive equipment sales, including snorkels, rash guards and wetsuits, tanks and valves. The shop also offers scuba repair. Patrons have the opportunity to dive the Monterey Peninsula with good visibility all year round. 1179 E. Homestead Road, Sunnyvale, 408.247.7702
Considered one of the top shoe stores in the area, Footwear etc. offers a range of stylish and functional footwear from casual to hiking shoes with top brands like New Balance, UGG and Rieker. While shopping, customers also can pick up socks, hats, bags and blankets. Multiple locations, 800.720.0572