20 Road Trip Essentials

Road Trip

Plan the ultimate summer road trip

Are you planning a road trip this summer? If so, it’s important that you have all the road trip essentials to make your trip as stress-free as possible! We’ve come up with a list of things you should definitely have when you hit the road:


If you don’t have this app on your phone, get it now! This app gives you the fastest routes to your destination and alerts you when there’s traffic jams or accidents.


Pack your own snacks and food in a cooler. That way, you won’t have to spend as much money on fast food.

License & Registration

You should never leave your house without these! A smart thing is always keep these in your car.

Spare Tire

Make sure your spare tire is in good condition before you hit the road.

First Aid Kit

You never know when you might need one, so it’s better to be safe than sorry!


These will come in handy if your bar breaks down in the middle of the night. Make sure to have two with you in case one goes out.

Bug Spray

Bugs in the summertime can be a big problem! Especially if you’re planning on going camping, this is an essential.

Water, water, water!!!

Make sure you pack lots of water. Staying hydrated is so important in summer weather.

Toilet Paper

You can never go wrong with packing toilet paper. The last thing you want is to get stuck somewhere that doesn’t have any!

Phone charger/USB cord

It’s always best to keep a few of these in your car because they are easy to forget.

Road trip playlist

You can’t have a good road trip without the tunes! A great app for making playlists is Spotify. You can share the playlist with everyone joining you on the trip.


You can’t go on a road trip without taking photos! This way you can always look back on the memories of your trip.

Portable Wifi

If you need to stay connected to the outside world, this is essential.


If you get car sick, don’t bother with this. If not, this is a great way to keep you entertained on a long ride!

Travel Games

If you struggle keeping your kids entertained, this is a great idea. It can make the car ride a lot more fun for everyone!


Squinting is no fun, especially for a long amount of time.

Blankets and Pillows

This is another necessity. It’s great for the kids if they fall asleep in the car!

Hand Sanitizer

We all know this is a must right now. The last thing you want is for someone to get sick on your trip. So, wash your hands!!


We can’t go on a trip without our everyday necessities. Toothpaste, deodorant, shampoo & conditioner, razors, hairbrushes, etc.


This is a MUST in the summertime. Especially if you’re headed to the beach or planning on being outside for long periods of time.

Now you’re all ready to hit the road! Use this list when packing for your next road trip because we all know how easy it is to forget things. We hope you have a safe, comfortable and entertaining road trip with all your friends and family!

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