Summer RV Trip

The kids are almost out of school and longer daylight hours are right around the corner, so it’s time to start thinking about what you’ll need for your upcoming summer RV trips. You can save yourself a lot of time and energy by using a handy RV packing checklist as you prepare for your departure. A packing checklist will prevent extra trips to the store, and additional money spent on the road, by helping you to make sure you have everything you need before you pull out of the driveway.

You can print off a copy of this list to put in your RV while packing for your summer RV trips, or create your own checklist with items that are geared to your family’s needs.

RV Kitchen Checklist

  • Cups and mugs
  • Plates and bowls
  • Utensils
  • Knives
  • Mixing bowls and spoons
  • Pots and pans
  • Matches
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Napkins and paper towels
  • Dish soap
  • Sponges, rags, and towels
  • Tupperware, plastic storage bags, and aluminum foil
  • Bottle opener
  • Can opener
  • Condiments
  • Cooking oil

RV Bedroom Checklist

  • Sheets for each of the beds
  • Pillows and pillow cases
  • Extra blankets and sleeping bags

RV Activity Checklist

  • Indoor/outdoor lounge chairs
  • Books and magazines
  • Cards and games
  • Crossword puzzles
  • Pens and paper
  • Lantern
  • Firewood
  • Portable water bottles
  • Snacks
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Hat or visor
  • First aid kit
  • Insect repellent
  • Backpack
  • Comfortable walking or hiking shoes
  • Gear for your favorite outdoor activities (i.e. fishing rods, golf clubs, binoculars)

RV Bathroom Checklist

  • Soap
  • Shampoo and conditioner
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste
  • Towels
  • Toilet paper
  • Toiletry kit

RV Utility & Safety Checklist

  • Flashlights
  • Batteries
  • Utility scissors
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Ropes
  • Shovel
  • Water hose
  • Tool kit
  • Road Flares
  • Trash and recycling containers or bags
  • Leveling blocks
  • Extra washers
  • Propane
  • Duct Tape
  • Gloves
  • Jumper cables
  • Tire pressure gauge
  • Light bulbs
  • Extension cord
  • Tarp

If you use a packing list like this one, you’ll feel a lot more relaxed on your summer RV trips. You can spend more time enjoying the outdoors with your family without having to drive around to find a local store that has what you may have forgotten.