What to pack for your Beach Vacation


Personal items to pack:
Drivers Licenses
Credit or Debit Cards
Cash
Health Insurance cards
Auto insurance cards
Rental Confirmation Information
Our cell phone number: 301-502-2214

Clothes you will need:
2 Swimsuits each
Swim cover ups
Underwear & bras
Socks
Belts
T-Shirts
Shorts
Sundresses/skirts
Jeans/capris
Dinner outfits (Both OC and CI are casual beach towns, so no need to get fancy if you don't want to!)
Light jackets/wrap
Running/Tennis/Workout Clothes/Workout Bras
Running GPS
Pajamas
Robe
Flip-flops
Water shoes (Oyster shells can be sharp!)
Sandals
Sneakers – Tennis & Running

Toiletries for everyone:
Soap
Shampoo
Conditioner
Toothbrush
Toothpaste
Floss
Lotion
Aloe
Deodorant
Razors
Flat iron
Hair dryer
Brushes/combs
Hair elastics and clips
Hair cream
Hair gel
Scarf
Contacts & case
Contact solution
Glasses
Make up bag
Feminine products
Jewelry/watches
Cotton swabs/cotton balls
Nail polish
Nail polish remover
Nail clipper
Vaseline

Don't forget the medicine!
Yours
Spouse's
The Kids’
Allergy
First-Aid Kit – w/band aids, ointment, etc.
Vitamins
Motrin
Benadryl

Beach Stuff:
Beach towels
Umbrellas
Canopy/tent
Blankets
Chairs
Cooler
Smaller portable cooler
Beach Cart/portable wheels
Beach toys (or buy cheap ones there)
Goggles
Floats
Big beach bag
Waterproof bag or plastic bag for wallet and cell phones
Smaller beach bag or drawstring bag for kids to carry

Kitchen/Home Needs:
Drinks
Food (Several Grocery Stores in the vicinity)
Plastic-ware
Napkins
Bottle opener
Garbage bags/plastic bags
Waterproof sunscreen
More waterproof sunscreen
Bug Spray
Lip balm/protector
Hair brush
Hats
Sun glasses
Hand sanitizer 
Wipes

Entertainment & Technology:
Waterproof Camera
Digital Camera/Cell Phone
Laptop
iPad
Portable speakers
DVDs
Cords & chargers
Books
Magazines
Frisbee
Basketball
Nerf Football
Batteries
Deck of cards
Board games
Card games – UNO, etc
Note pads
Pens & colored pencils

Rental House Needs:
We will supply you with a starter supply consisting of: 
Roll of toilet paper for each bathroom
Roll of paper towels
Dish Soap & Sponge
Dishwasher Detergent
Trash Bag

You will need to provide:
Above supplies once starter supply is gone
Sheets unless you've arranged for Linen Rental
Laundry Detergent
Napkins
Plastic-ware
Dryer Sheets
Stain remover
Food
Drinks
Bottled Water
Beer
Wine
Flashlight

For the car ride:
Car chargers
Snacks & drinks
Garbage/plastic bag
Portable items from Entertainment List

Home Checklist:
House sitter
Dog sitter 
Dog food
Garbage
Empty fridge
Mail
Money
Bills
Thermostat
Lock up!

Most importantly bring your PATIENCE. It’s not a vacation – or much fun – if you’re stressed. Almost everything on this list can be bought or replaced if forgotten.