The Ultimate RV Packing List To Make Your Trip A Success

The Ultimate RV Packing List To Make Your Trip A Success

The Ultimate RV Packing List To Make Your Trip A Success

We have put together the ultimate RV packing list to make your trip a success. If you’re new to RV life, the thought of packing for your first amazing trip can be daunting. What do you need? What’s optional? Where do you even start? Don’t worry – we’re here to help! Below is a comprehensive RV packing list for a first time camper.

While preparing for an ultimate RV trip is exciting, packing everything you will need can be overwhelming.

To ensure you have everything you need on your first RV adventure, we’ve put together an rv checklist, camper packing list & necessities that you should bring on your RV trip.

RV Packing Checklist & Essential Items:

Surge protector

Electrical adapters

Toilet chemicals

Sewer kit

RV toilet paper

Water pressure regulator

Drinking water hose

Leveling blocks

Tire pressure gauge

Extension cords

Wheel chocks

Shovel

Electrical and duct tape

Extra cotter pins

Extra motor oil and transmission fluid

Flashlight

Battery jumper cables

Emergency road kit

Fire extinguisher

Large zip close bag for documents, including license, registration, reservations.

Kitchen and cooking supplies:

Water bottles (bring extra for extreme heat in the summer months).

Cutting board

Utensils/cutting knives

Can opener

Tongs and skewers

Dish soap

Laundry detergent. Most RV parks do have a laundromat so keep that in mind when packing and know you can go and wash clothes if you need to. You never know if you will need extra clean clothes).

Camping griddle and pie iron

Bowls, plates and cups

Backing dish

Utensils

Paper towels

Garbage bags

Plastic wrap

Zip close bags

Potholders

Dish towels

Napkins

Skillets

Disinfecting wipes

Matches and lighter

Food storage container

Cooler

Food staples:

Batter mixes

Vegetables and fruits

Butter or margarine

Cereal

Condiments, including mayo, ketchup, mustard, relish, etc.

Grill meats, like hot dogs, burgers, brats, steaks, chicken.

Drink mix packets

Eggs

S’more ingredients (and skewers for marshmallows)

Freeze dried meals

Salt, pepper, herbs and spices

Bread

Baking dish and items including flour, cornmeal, sugar, etc. (In case you want to make a cake).

Canned foods

Peanut butter and jelly

Snacks, including crackers, chips, pretzels, etc.

Cooking spray or oil

Soups

Clothing and bedroom items:

Hat

Rain gear

Shoes, including sneakers, hiking boots, sandals, etc.

Bathing suit

Sweatshirts and jackets

Fancy clothes (just in case)

Socks

Underwear

Pants and shorts (depending on the season)

Short and long sleeve t-shirts

Clothes hangers

Alarm clock

Sewing kit

Towels (for shower and some for pool)

Sheets and blankets (extra blankets, it gets cold sometimes)

Pillows

Personal items, toiletries, RV essentials & must haves:

Umbrellas

Phone chargers

Cash and credit cards

Reservation confirmations

First-aid kit

Sunscreen

Bug spray

Batteries

Watch

Medications and prescriptions

Glasses or contact lenses

Sunglasses

Travel map and campground directory

Soap

Shampoo and conditioner

Brush and comb

Toothbrush

Toothpaste

Floss

Deodorant

Hair ties

Lotion

Makeup

Razor

Shaving gel

Nail clippers

Tweezers

Camping gear and outdoor fun gear (check that they work properly before you go):

Sleeping bags

Camera

Wood

Camping gear & folding chairs

Hammock

Frisbee

Boogie boards (good chance you will be at a beach).

Fishing gear, including rods, tackle, license, etc.

Sports equipment, including football, basketball, baseball, mitt, etc.

Yard games, including corn hole, horseshoes, hula-hoops, etc.

Binoculars

Books and magazines

Playing cards

Board games

Puzzles

Radio

Headphones

Notepad or journal

Laptop

Saw or hatchet

Flotation devices

Guitar

In conclusion, by packing everything on this list, you’ll be well prepared for a fun and relaxing RV camping trip.

What are you waiting for, start packing and enjoy your trip!

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