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The Must-Have Packing List for a Family RV Trip

Your bags are packed and you’re ready to go—well, maybe. Nothing throws a wrench into a family vacation quite like forgetting that one charging cord for the tablet or not packing enough pairs of socks. To help you prep for your summer vacay, we’ve put together a list of the must-have items for a family road trip.

The following article was originally published on Red Tricycle as part of a partnership with Go RVing. The original post can be found HEREFind everything you need to plan a memorable summer road trip here!

RV Packing Checklist Presented by Go RVing

  • Travel Documents

    Drivers License, Health Insurance Info, Printed Maps, Tickets/Passes (Downloaded to your phone or printed)
  • Gear for Exploration

    Correct Footwear (Sneakers, boots, sandals), Reusable Water Bottle, Backpack, Bug Spray
  • Cooking Essentials

    Plates, Bowls, and Silverware, Napkins and Paper Towels, Cutting Board and Knife Set, Sponges, Towels, and Dish Soap
  • Toiletry Basics

    Shampoo, Conditioner, Body Wash, and Toothpaste, Moisturizer,, Sunscreen, and Aloe (For sunburns), Toilet Paper, Towels and Hand, Soap
  • Medicine

    Pain Reliever/Fever Reliever, Antihistamine, First Aid Kit (Bandages and disinfectant), Personal Medications
  • Campsite Gear

    Matches or Lighter, Firestarter, Flashlights or Lanterns, Camp Chairs or Portable Hammock

Download the printable RV Packing List HERE!

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Kenzie Kramer

Kenzie is a marketer, content creator, & alliteration advocate based in North Carolina. Kenzie has worked for brands such as, Better Homes and Gardens Magazine, Girls on the Run International, Charlotte Center City Partners, and Ally Bank. As of January 2021, Kenzie has been working as the Director of Partnership Marketing Solutions at Tiny Beans + Red Tricycle.