This is the perfect time of year to make sure your school and work bags are working for you. No matter what they say, there ARE made in USA backpacks and school bags! These are worth special ordering. Kids to adults, check 'em out. If you need a new one, this is a good opportunity to buy American and get a bag that will last. I searched the web for made in USA backpacks and school bags then put together a list of my favorites. These are my top picks.  What made these selections my favorites? I looked at the size, style, and quality. Price was weighed with the quality of the bag. The more expensive bags have great warranties! Why buy a new bag every year, when you can invest in one that will last?!

Made in the USA Backpacks, Duffle Bags, and more: School Bags For Students of All Ages

Bags USA

Bags USA  offers many sizes and styles of backpacks, duffle bags, sporting gear bags and more, all made in the USA.
Made in USA backpacks and school bags: USA Bags duffle bags, backpacks and sporting goods bags #usalovelisted #madeinUSA #backtoschool


CourierWare messenger style bags are handmade in Vermont. These bags are popular with the older kids and are available custom made in various sizes.School bags made in USA: CourierWare messenger bags, made in Vermont #usalvoelisted #madeinUSA #backtoschool

Duluth Pack

Duluth Pack bags have been handcrafted in the USA since 1892. The Duluth Pack Standard Book Bag (pictured above) is popular with college and high school students.School Bags Made in USA | Duluth Pack messenger bag perfect for high school or college student #madeinUSA #backtoschool #usalovelisted


Flowfold commuter backpacks, tote bags, and more are designed and handcrafted by a startup company in Maine. These bags are lightweight and offer minimalist design. Made in USA backpacks and schoolbags: Flowfold commuter bags, tote bags, duffle bags

Green Guru Gear

Green Guru Gear backpacks and messenger bags are made in the USA from upcycled bicycle tubes.Made in USA Backpacks and school bags: Green Guru Gear Backpacks, messenger bags #usalovelisted #madeinUSA #backtoschool

Little Packrats 

The animal-themed Little Packrats school backpacks are perfect for the pre-school or kindergarten student. All bags are manufactured in the USA by CBHstudio, an American company that is woman owned and family run.Made in USA Backpacks and school bags: Backpack for preschool + K Little Packrats #usalovelisted #madeinUSA #backtoschool


MIS, short for ‘Make it Simple' was founded in 2014. MIS bags are made in California from military fabric, so they are sturdy and rugged, yet simply designed. MIS products include backpacks, duffle bags, and tote bags.

Red Oxx

Red Oxx backpacks are suitable for grades K-12. This bag is built to last! The rectangle design fits more books and special attention has been made during manufacturing to eliminate side tearing, broken zippers and straps and a worn out bottom. Red Oxx backpacks are made to order in Billings, Montana and come with a “No Bull” Lifetime Warranty. Red Oxx also manufactures duffle bags, laptop bags, messenger bags, and more- all made in MontanaMade in USA Backpacks and school bags: Red Oxx backpacks, duffle bags and more


The custom line of these ultra-high-quality bags are made in San Francisco. Customize a Timbuk2 backpack, messenger bag, or other type of bag that suits your student's needs with pattern/colors that suit their taste. Choose these bags for the high school or college student who hauls a laptop, needs to stay organized, and values personal style. Please note: only the customized Timbuk2 bags are made in the USA.Made in USA backpacks and school bags: Timbuk2 customized bags are American Made! Pick your own colors and patterns. #usalovelisted #madeinUSA #backtoschool

Tough Traveler

No matter what grade your student is entering, Tough Traveler has a bag of every size suitable for any need. You can find backpacks (like the B'Thello, shown) for books and school supplies, duffel bags for gym clothes and sports gear, and even musical instrument bags! Made in the USA since 1970, Tough Traveler manufactures their bags in New York.Made in USA Backpacks and School Bags: Tough Traveler backpacks, instrument bags, gym bags #usalovelisted #backtoschool #madeinUSA

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Made in USA School Bags for all ages | Backpacks, messenger bags, and more!

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