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30 Things to Pack on Your Summer Road trip

Summer paves the way for awesome adventures and countless road trips. The idea of remembering to bring everything can be intimidating however. We’ve curated a list of all the essentials you need for your summer adventure – making it easier for you to get going! Ready? Let’s do this.

  1. Road Trip Partner
  2. Music + Playlists: Almost as crucial as number one!
  3. Auto Essentials: Spare Tire, Motor Oil, Car Documents
  4. Wallet, ID, Credit Cards, Money
  5. Snacks/Food: Canned Goods, Cereals, Snack Bars, Granola, Chips, Jerky, Nuts, Fruits, Veggies, Spices, Tea Bags, and tons of Bottled Water
  6. Comfy Car Clothes, Shoes, Other Apparel for all Conditions
  7. Hygiene Bag: Toothbrush, Toothpaste, Shampoo, Conditioner, Soap, Hair Brush, Deodorant, Hand Sanitizer – Go for mini sizes to save on space
  8. Ziploc Bags, Toilet Paper, Paper Towels, Garbage Bags
  9. Camping Cooker, Utensils (Cups, Forks, Spoons, Knives, Plates)
  10. Cooler – Freezer Packs
  11. Sunglasses
  12. Sunscreen + Lip Balm
  13. Backpack
  14. Flashlight
  15. Rope
  16. Pen + Paper
  17. Maps
  18. Ear Plugs, Eye Mask
  19. Bug Spray
  20. First Aid Kit (Aspirin, Band-Aids)
  21. Prescription Meds
  22. Pocket Knife
  23. Fire Wood, Lighter
  24. Phone Charger (+ GPS)
  25. Camera + Charger
  26. Books + Games (Cards, Frisbee, Football)
  27. Hammock
  28. Camping Seats
  29. Tent
  30. Pillow + Sleeping Bag + Extra Blanket


Planning to hit the road for an extended period of time? You may want to consider storing your belongings so you can really embrace life on the go! StorQuest Self Storage is available for long-term or short-term storage, and as always, we’re committed to help you #makeroomforawesome. When your road trip has concluded, store your adventure mobile here.  



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