By Lazydays

Before you head out on your first RV adventure, make sure you pack these essentials!

Think you’re ready for your first RV adventure? Before you hit the road, consider these packing suggestions from our RV experts, so you can be sure you have everything you need for your first RV experience:

RV Kitchen Accessories

One of the most convenient parts of RV travel is having access to the RV’s kitchen, and while different types of RVs have different levels of kitchen functionality, packing these items will make sure you can utilize your kitchen as much as possible:

  • Pots and Pans
  • Dishes, Cups, Silverware
  • Dish Washing Soap
  • Mixing Bowls
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Can Opener
  • Microwaveable Containers
  • Coffee Maker
  • Paper Towels
  • Aluminum Foil
  • Cellophane Wrap
  • Trash Bags

RV Bathroom Accessories

Especially if you’re new to RVing, you may not even know that you have to use special RV- or marine-grade toilet paper, and you might not think to pack all of these bathroom necessities. These are the types of items that you’ll definitely wish you had, if you forgot them:

  • RV or Marine Toilet Tissue ONLY
  • RV Toilet Chemicals
  • Toiletries
  • Bath Towels
  • Washcloths

Emergency & Safety items

While you might not necessarily need all of these emergency and safety items, it’s still a good idea to have them on hand in case you end up in a sticky situation:

Sleeping Gear

Depending on the type of RV you have and how many people will be sleeping in the RV, you’ll need to bring the following items for each sleeping space:

  • Appropriately Sized Sheets
  • Pillows
  • Pillowcases
  • Blankets

Personal Items

These items will differ from person to person, but most RVers will want to bring the following items with them before they head out on an RV adventure:

  • Cold and Wet Weather Gear
  • Hiking Boots
  • Comfortable Walking Shoes
  • Swimwear
  • Enough Changes of Clothing
  • Hats

Camping & Outdoor Gear

Depending on where you’re traveling, these camping items can help you enjoy your time in the great outdoors:

  • Fishing Gear
  • Tarp
  • Wood for Campfire
  • Lighter or Matches
  • Lawn Chairs and Coolers
  • Binoculars
  • Cameras
  • Badminton, Croquet or Other Activities
  • Bicycles and Other Sports Gear
  • Outdoor Lantern
  • Canteen
  • Bug Spray and Sun Block
  • Sunglasses

RV Parts & Accessories

If you’re renting an RV from Lazydays, you won’t need to worry about packing these items, but if you’re heading out in your own RV, make sure you have these accessories and that they are long enough to accommodate the RV campground you’ll be staying at:

At Lazydays RV Accessories & More, we can help you find everything you’ll need for your first RV road trip and for all of your future RV adventures as well. Check out our most recent store circular for great discounts on quality RV accessories and camping gear and visit one of our Lazydays RV locations in Florida, Arizona or Colorado to shop. If you’re renting an RV from us, you can skip some of the packing and take advantage of our affordable kitchen, linen and outdoor supply kit packages. We’ll even help you plan your trip! You can also follow our RV lifestyle blog for additional RV tips, road trip ideas, sales information and much more!