TrekAmerica: everything you need to pack for a gap year trip

We've got your kit list, covered

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If you're anything like us, your bucket list is full of plans to trek across America with only your backpack and passport for company.

But when it comes to actually *packing* that backpack, things get a little more complicated - namely because you have to work out how the hell to put enough clothing options for two weeks plus toiletries, shoes, extra random bits and bobs and so much more into something you can carry on your back.

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Which is where we come in - because ahead of our trip across the East Coast of America with TrekAmerica, we've made a super cute little video helping you out with what you need to take - now all you need is a passport, an ESTA, some travel insurance and a taxi to the airport. AHH.

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So, what will you be taking on your next trip? Have we got you covered? Discuss with us on Twitter @Sugarscape, and find out about more TrekAmerica trips that might be even more up your street here.

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