An N.Y.C. resident, Emma Tuccillo started her travel guide andnorth.com after being inspired by her weekend escapes to rural upstate New York.
A staple skirt or pants that work with different tops, depending on the weather, are important, plus a pair of Keds—you can wear them with anything, and if they get wet, they’ll dry quickly.
For my weekend trips, I bring only what I can fit in my backpack. To maximize space, I roll my clothes and wear the bulkiest items if possible.
Dirt paths can be tricky to navigate with a suitcase, but you can take a backpack anywhere.