One of the most common things we hear from our customers upon returning from an RV trip is: “We had a fantastic time but, I wish I would’ve remembered to bring…”. It really is amazing how one or two forgotten items can turn a fun family vacation into a frustrating headache.

We here at Fractional Toy Store have all been there – out in the wilderness with no forks or spoons; or even worse… no toilet paper. That’s why we put together this handy list of items to remember to pack before taking off on your next RV trip. Feel free to print off this list and use it as a checklist to prepare for your next adventure.

The Essentials-
  • Flashlights
  • Batteries
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Ropes
  • Water hose
  • Tool kit
  • Road flares
  • Trash/recycling bags
  • Leveling blocks
  • Propane
  • Duct tape
  • Jumper cables
  • Tire pressure gauge
  • Extra light bulbs
  • Extension cord
  • Tarp
For Dining-
  • Plates and bowls
  • Forks, spoons, and knives
  • Cups
  • Pots and pans
  • Large mixing/serving bowls and spoons
  • Cleaning supplies: soaps, sponges, rags, etc.
  • Ziploc bags to store leftovers
  • Bottle opener
  • Condiments
  • Plan and ingredients for each meal
For Sleeping-
  • Bed sheets and blankets
  • Pillows and pillow cases
  • Sleeping bags
For Bathing-
  • Shampoo and conditioner
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste
  • Bath towels
  • Toilet paper
  • Various toiletries: deodorant, shaving cream, contact supplies
  • Water bottles
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Hat
  • First aid kit
  • Bug Spray
  • Hiking shoes/boots
  • Fishing poles
  • Binoculars


A Tip From the FTS Team: Bring 2 or 3 small/medium sized tubs to store all these items in. This way when you get to your campsite and the mosquitos are horrific, you’ll know right where your bug spray is.

The team at Fractional Toy Store wants you to have an unforgettable trip and will work to get you prepared for your next adventure. Contact us to learn more about the necessities of RVing and to schedule your trip in one of our top of the line RVs or trailers today!