RV Packing Tips: 5 Checklists to Ensure You Are Ready for Anything

Packing for your dream vacation can be overwhelming. You want to be sure that your trip in you brand new Coachmen Apex Nano travel trailer is one to remember, so we’ve compiled a quick checklist of RV packing tips to help! Now, you can focus on the important things, instead of panicking that someone forgot their toothbrush.

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1: Standard

This is a simple list of things that are standard for every camping trip, so you might as well keep them stored in the RV.

  • First aid kit
  • Water hose
  • Shovel
  • Rope
  • Extension cord
  • Duct tape
  • Leveling blocks
  • Flashlights
  • Batteries
  • Tool kit
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Scissors
  • Trash bags
  • Bungee cords
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Plates, cups, and silverware
  • Matches/Fire starter

2: Essentials

These are the last minute things that you want to pack for this specific trip.

  • Toothbrushes
  • Toothpaste
  • Shower supplies
  • Clothing
  • Food
  • Books
  • Beach towels
  • Camera

3: Outdoor

This checklist is intended to be more of a guideline, each location you stay in may have different outdoor activities you’re interested in exploring.

  • Fishing gear
  • Hiking equipment
  • Hammocks
  • Pool floats
  • Corn hole
  • Bikes and helmets
  • Sunscreen
  • Camping chairs
  • Ball and gloves
  • Frisbee
  • Canopy (most RVs come with an awning already equipped, but if you get stuck in a spot with no natural shade an extra canopy can be a lifesaver)
  • Chalk for the kids
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In the Apex Nano travel trailer you can enjoy lunch without missing a beat with the outdoor kitchen!

4: Rainy Day

Inevitably, it’s going to rain at some point, so plan for the worst!  Here’s a list of things to pack in case of a rainy day:

  • Board games
  • Books
  • Movies
  • Cards
  • Craft projects for the kids
  • Coloring books
  • Journal
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Rainy day idea: pack supplies for everyone’s favorite meal and prepare it to brighten everyone’s day.

5: Emergency

Last, but not least, you need to plan for an emergency. It’s always a good idea to know where the nearest hospital is to the campground you’re staying in, so do your research ahead of time.

  • Know the nearest hospital
  • Write down the campground’s address when you arrive and keep it easily accessible
  • First aid kit
  • Jumper cables
  • RV surge protector
  • Tarps
  • Road Flares

You’ve got your packing list, now it’s time to drive home the perfect RV. Check out more models like this Coachmen Apex Nano travel trailers for sale at RV Value Mart. Contact us today for more information!

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