The Successful Staycation: Family Road Trip Checklist

@CedarHillMom The Successful Staycation:  Family Road Trip List Checklist Important Stuff Membership cards:  Travel, Discount, and Roadside Service Emergency Phone lists saved in phone Copy of Reservations saved in phone/in email Coupons Proof of insurance Driver License Money:  Cash, Credit/ Debit Cards Documents Binder (binder with Plastic Sheet protectors) Maps of all local cities visiting […]

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The Successful Staycation:  Family Road Trip List Checklist

Important Stuff

  • Membership cards:  Travel, Discount, and Roadside Service
  • Emergency Phone lists saved in phone
  • Copy of Reservations saved in phone/in email
  • Coupons
  • Proof of insurance
  • Driver License
  • Money:  Cash, Credit/ Debit Cards

Documents Binder (binder with Plastic Sheet protectors)

  • Maps of all local cities visiting
  • List all convenience, drug stores/ pharmacies, restaurants and grocery stores w/ phone numbers
  • Itinerary
  • Emergency phone lists
  • Membership cards
  • All reservations

Entertainment/ Electronics/ Technology

  • Small Travel Games and Toys (without too many small pieces)
  • Books
  • Magazines
  • Travel Journal, tape and pens
  • Thumbnail drive/ Memory “stick”
  • Extra Batteries
  • Laptop and laptop cords
  • Cell phone w/ USB cord and car chargers
  • MP3 player and charger
  • Portable DVD player, charger and DVDs
  • Camera, Camera battery and charger
  • Memory cards for camera, video camera/ Camcorder, and laptop
  • Video camera, Charger/ Battery and any additional lenses
  • Electronic games
  • Pens and Paper
  • Coloring Books, Crayons, Colored Pencils/ Pens
  • Stickers
  • Stuffed Animal(s)

Toiletries

  • Soap
  • Lotion
  • Sunblock
  • Washcloths
  • Hair Products (including shampoo, conditioner and hair styling products)
  • Skin Products (including moisturizer and cleansers)
  • Makeup and Makeup Cleanser
  • Razors
  • Mouthwash
  • Toothbrush
  • Floss
  • Brushes and Combs
  • Deodorant
  • Lip Balm
  • Eye drops
  • Feminine Hygiene Products
  • Manicure kit w/ nail file, clippers, and cuticle scissors

First Aid Kit and Medicine

  •  Tweezers
  • Low dose aspirin
  • Motion sickness tablets
  • Nausea medicine
  • Cold medicine
  • Allergy medicine
  • Pain relievers (Tylenol, Advil, Aleve and Excedrin)
  • Regular Medications
  • Prescriptions
  • Vitamins
  • Cold medicine
  • Icy Hot, Capzasin and Aspercreme
  • Anti-bacterial ointment/ cream
  • Perioxide
  • Anti-inch cream
  • Gauze
  • Band-aids (in different sizes)
  • Medical tape
  • Scissors
  • Latex gloves
  • Safety Pins
  • Tongue blades
  • Prescribed medical supplies
  • Laxatives
  • Anti Diarrhea medicine
  • Antacids and/or H2 Blocker (Tums, Pepcid, Tagamet, and Zantac)
  • Calamine lotion
  • Burn cream/ ointment
  • Travel Wipes
  • Small travel hand sanitizer
  • Sports drink

Car Emergency Kit

  • GPS
  • Large bottle of water (just in case for car if over-heats)
  • Road-side emergency kit (jumper cables and car battery charger)
  • Warning Light
  • Hazard Light and Triangles
  • Jack and Lug Wrench
  • Gloves
  • Auto Hand Cleaner
  • $25 in $1 bills and $5 in quarters for Car Emergencies
  • Black Marker and Paper (just in case you have to make a sign to leave on front and back windshield)
  • Non-perishable emergency snacks
  • Small bag of cat litter (just in case you need traction for if you get stuck in ice)
  • Flashlight or the Flashlight app on your phone
  • Small hand sanitizer
  • Spare tire

Snack Cooler

  • Snacks in Cooler
  • Water bottles

Snack Backpack

  • Snacks for one day
  • 1-Large Ziploc bag with:  4-6 small Ziploc bags, 1-2 large trash bag(s), and 4-6 small plastic grocery bags
  • 1-Large Ziploc bag of the following:  wet wipes, separated paper towels, napkins, toilet paper w/out roll, and small travel hand sanitizer

Accessories

  • Sunglasses
  • Caps
  • Umbrella
  • Jewelry
  • Watch
  • Purse

Eating supplies

  • Bottles or Sippy cups
  • Travel mugs and cups (with tops)
  • Plates, bowls, forks, spoons

Extras/ Miscellaneous

  • Training Potty for the little ones
  • Laundry bag and plastic grocery bags for dirty clothes
  • Laundry detergent
  • Laundry Basket (great for gathering small bags in one area)
  • Rolls of quarters (laundry)
  • Pillows (1 per person)
  • Blankets (1 for every 2 family members)
  • Big towels (1 per person kept inside pillowcase)
  • Extra pillow cases (1 to 3 extra cases)
  • Extra hand sanitizer
  • Extra Wipes kept in Ziploc
  • Large and Small Ziploc bags
  • Large trash bags (1 bag per day)
  • Small plastic grocery bags (3 bags for every day on staycation)
  • Separated paper towels (1 for every day on staycation)
  • Extra Napkins
  • Toilet paper w/out roll (1 roll for every 2 days on a staycation)
  • Large bottle of hand sanitizer (use this to refill travel sized hand sanitizers)
  • North Dallas Tollway Tag
  • 1-Bottle of Dishsoap
  • 2-Tableclothes
  • Large Ziploc bags with extra clothes (Each bag will have one set per person to be kept in car)

Infants

  • Car seat and Carrier
  • Stroller
  • Changing pads
  • Diaper Bag
  • Pack n Play
  • Sheets
  • Diaper rash ointment
  • Wipes
  • Extra grocery bags for diaper bag
  • Diapers
  • Bibs
  • Formula/ Breast milk
  • Ice pack
  • Extra clothes in Ziploc bags
  • Pacifier
  • Gas drops
  • Pedialyte (travel sized)
  • Breastpump w/ Travel bag
  • Infant plates, forks and spoons
  • Small containers with tops and locks for infant food

—Via @CedarHillMom

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