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Welcome to Racked's first annual Travel Week. Over the next five days, roughly half of our content will be devoted to everything you need to know about traveling to and from New York City—whether you're entertaining out-of-towners, killing time at the airport, or planning the ultimate staycation.
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Let's face it: we've all been guilty of being a last-minute packer at some point in our lives—throwing everything into a ratty old suitcase or duffel bag from a high school sports team a couple hours before takeoff, forgetting a toothbrush or socks in the process, and then having to throw away an expensive hairspray bottle at security because it's larger than 3.4 ounces. But with all the New York destinations for travel shopping, there are more than a few reasons to look forward to packing.
In honor of Travel Week, here are 25 of the best stores to hit up before hailing a cab to JFK or LaGuardia. This list goes waaay beyond the basic suitcase stores to cover everything (no seriously, everything) that might be needed for a getaway—that includes beauty products, reading material, entertainment for kids, and even extra underwear. Check out the map after the jump to see where to pick up the essential travel goodies and more. Is a favorite spot not included? Let us know in the comments section below.