13 Vacation Dresses to Pack for Your Next Trip

Congrats! You've purchased your plane ticket to [insert exotic locale], booked your hotel, and figured out a sightseeing tour. Now, all that's left is the packing, a sometimes dreaded task that really requires you to think efficiently because 1. you don't want to pay extra fees for overweight baggage, and 2. you want to make sure you have the proper pieces to wear for every activity. Enter a no-fail vacation dress, your best friend when it comes to packing (and traveling) because it's a one-and-done piece that's lightweight and doesn't require much styling.

Not sure what's considered a vacation dress? Don't worry, because below, we've rounded up 13 versatile, getaway-worthy maxis, midis, and minidresses that will make packing (and outfit planning) for your next trip a breeze.

Shop our favorite vacation dresses:

Don't forget to pack an off-the-shoulder dress.

Available in sizes 0 to 4.

We love the ruffle detailing on this dress.

Available in sizes 6 to 16.

Wear with wedges for dinner or sneakers for sightseeing.

Available in sizes 0 to 22.

Fun color? Check. Cool neckline? Check. Versatility? Check.

Available in sizes XS to M.

Big buttons are seriously trending for spring.

Available in sizes XS to M.

A floral wrap dress is a vacation essential.

Available in sizes XS to L.

Check a fruit-print dress off your packing list with this adorable, lightweight number.

Available in sizes 0 to 12.

Because an LWD works for dinner in the city and a stroll on the beach alike.

Available in sizes 0 to 12.

So comfy and stylish.

Available in Danish sizes 34 to 42.

Polka dots—need we say more?

Available in sizes 36 to 40.

For those days when it's super warm.

Available in sizes XS to L.

Another vacation essential? A swimsuit cover-up. Shop our favorites.

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