Use these packing lists for all sorts travel including road trips, weekend getaways, holidays with family, hotel stays and vacations.
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Luggage & Bags – This list includes all kit and gear to hold personal items, including purses, wallets, backpacks, daypack, coolers and more.
Clothing for the Family – This packing list has everything from flip flops, to gloves, jeans, shorts, swim suits and more.
Mobile Apps – Be sure to load all these apps onto your smartphone or mobile device before going on vacation.
Electronics & Gadgets – For a road trip you’ll need things like a GPS, camera, ebook reader, headset and sleeping machine.
Documents & Money – More than just a driver license and passport, you’ll need to scan these items and have them with you.
Food & Cooler – These are the perishable and grocery items that are essential for a healthy and happy road trip
Dining & Kitchen – If you want to do some serious hamping (hotel camping), you’ll need to bring along these eating utensils.
Laundry & Cleaning – Be sure to bring these items to sanitize the hotel room and wash clothes in the bathroom sink.
Toiletries & Personal – Everything you need for personal hygiene and to make pretty on your vacation.
Health & Medicine – In addition to bringing any meds, this list reminds you to bring antacids, contact lens solution, hand sanitizer and more.
Entertainment & Toys – Road trips can be more fun when you carry a badminton set, baseball glove, playing cards and beach ball.
Children & Babies – This packing list includes everything for kids, including things like the baby monitor, potty seat and stuffies.
Cats & Dogs – If you plan on bringing your dog or cat, be sure to bring their licenses, travel bowl, meds and even a can opener.
Car Essentials – On a road trip you’ll need some tools, blankets, pillows, plus these items to stock an emergency kit and first aid kit.
Backpacks & Daypacks – If you’re walking around exploring a new city, be sure to carry these essentials in the daypack.