a note from our founder

At Pack Up + Go, we believe that travel has healing properties. It acts as a much-needed break from day-to-day stress. It clears your mind, rejuvenates, and relaxes.

Above all, it motivates you to see more of the world, to do more.

Extensive explorers ourselves, travel has not only acted as an introduction to new people, foods, and languages we would not normally encounter, but it has taught us about history, culture, and ways of life about which we may not learn organically.

Travel encourages everyone to have an open mind and to step out of their comfort zone.

We’ve traveled to the far corners of the world, often wandering off the beaten path - realizing in the end that the United States has just as many destinations, oddities, and micro-cultures as anywhere else on Earth.

Pack Up + Go is a celebration of our country’s expansive resources, and embodiment of open mindedness, spontaneity, and excitement.

Who says surprises are just for kids?

-Lillian Rafson, Founder + CEO



Mission Statement

Pack Up + Go revolutionizes travel by incorporating the element of surprise to encourage the pursuit of wonder, spontaneity, and exploration in each of our travelers!

core values

Explore more + enjoy the ride.

Hold the traveler experience above all else.

Communicate openly, thoughtfully, and deliberately.

Inspire positive change + conscious consumption.



We can wait to send you somewhere soon!