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Recreational Vehicle Vacation Checklist

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In all the excitement of an upcoming RV trip or vacation it is easy to forget a few items that you really wanted to bring.

Recreational Vehicle Vacation Checklist

In all the excitement of an upcoming RV trip or vacation it is easy to forget a few items that you really wanted to bring. You can purchase others on the road or do without. It is always a good idea to write down a list of the things you want to take ahead of time and check it off before you leave. We have compiled a list of items that most campers bring. You can print out this list and add additional items of your own. For you convenience, there are product suggestion links for ordering any camping gear you need. The printable version does not have product links. Print the text version to check off each item as you prepare for your next trip.

When you’re on the road in an RV, you’re also at home . . . so you should take a look at this list to see what household items you should take along in the RV, as well as RV-specific pieces of equipment that you’ll need to enjoy the comforts of home in a campsite or RV park.

When you’re on the road in an RV, you’re also at home . . . so you should take a look at this list to see what household items you should take along in the RV, as well as RV-specific pieces of equipment that you’ll need to enjoy the comforts of home in a campsite or RV park.

      ___Aluminum foil (heavy-duty)

      ___Amperage adapters

      ___Antenna cable

      ___Baking soda (for refrigerator odors)

      ___Batteries (for gas-leak and smoke detectors, and flashlight)

      ___Bedding (fitted bottom sheet, flat upper sheet, blankets, and mattress cover that fit the beds in your vehicle)

      ___Binoculars

      ___Bowls (made of something other than glass)

      ___Bubble wrap

      ___Bungee cords

      ___Burner igniter

      ___Camera and memory cards

      ___Can opener (electric or manual)

      ___Charcoal grill, charcoal, and lighter fluid

      ___Clothes and outerwear suitable to driving and your destination

      ___Coffeemaker

      ___Cooler (portable)

      ___Cutting board

      ___Dish towels

      ___Duct tape

      ___DVD player and favorite DVDs

      ___Extension cords

      ___First-aid kit

      ___Flashlight (and batteries)

      ___Folding table

      ___Games and puzzles

      ___Glasses and mugs

      ___Gloves (both work gloves and disposable ones)

      ___Insect repellent

      ___Laundry basket or bag

      ___Laundry detergent, bleach, and fabric softener

      ___Leashes for pets

      ___Leveling ramps (if not built-in)

      ___Maps (even if you have GPS); topographical maps if you are doing extensive hiking or spending time in the backcountry.

      ___Mat (for outside door)

      ___Matches/electric lighter

      ___Measuring cups and spoons

      ___Music (favorites on CD, MP3 player/iPod or your computer)

      ___Outdoor chairs

      ___Pans

      ___Paper towels

      ___Personal toiletries (razors, soap, toothbrushes, and cosmetics)

      ___Plastic bench covers

      ___Plastic tablecloth

      ___Plastic wrap

      ___Plates

      ___Portable vacuum cleaner

      ___Pots

      ___Resealable plastic bags (varying sizes)

      ___Rubber bands

      ___Sewer hose

      ___Sewing kit

      ___Spare fuses, batteries, and bulbs

      ___Spices

      ___Spirit or bubble levels

      ___Sunscreen

      ___Tablecloth clamps

      ___Teakettle

      ___Tension rods

      ___Tire gauge

      ___Toaster

      ___Toilet chemicals

      ___Toilet paper

      ___Tool kits, basic and auto

      ___Towels and washcloths

      ___Umbrellas

      ___Utensils (both cooking and eating)

      ___Water hose and connecting devices

      ___Whisk broom