The Ultimate RV Check List Before You Hit The Road

The Ultimate RV Check List Before You Hit The RoadWhether you’re packing for your first camping trip or your twentieth, it’s important to make sure you have everything you need – both everyday items and emergency articles for special needs. While the “ideal packing list” depends on the length of the trip, the size of your RV and where you are headed, there are a few essentials that every camper should remember to bring with them whenever they hit the road.

Follow along below for the ultimate list to keep your RV prepped, stocked and ready for your next adventure – wherever you happen to be venturing from sea to shining sea.


  • Blankets
  • Sheets
  • Pillows
  • Pillowcases


  • RV Toilet Paper
  • Microfiber Towels
  • Hand Soap
  • Shampoo
  • Conditioner
  • Soap/Body Wash
  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste
  • Floss
  • First Aid Kit
  • Q-tips
  • Cotton Balls
  • Sunblock
  • Lotion
  • Dry Shampoo
  • Nail Clippers
  • Travel Hair Dryer

Kitchen Supplies

  • Camping Enamel Dinnerware Set
  • Camping Flatware
  • Aluminum Foil
  • Can Opener
  • Plastic Food Containers
  • Cooking Pot/Pan
  • Corkscrew/Bottle Opener
  • Stainless Steel Cups
  • Microfiber Dishcloths
  • Knife Set
  • Long-handled Lighter
  • Scissors
  • Pot Holders
  • Spatula
  • Sponges
  • Strainer
  • Tongs
  • Trash Bags
  • Ziplock Bags
  • Dish Detergent

Cleaning Supplies/Organization

  • Wet Wipes
  • Plastic Containers
  • Bungee Cords
  • Swiffer Sweep & Vacuum
  • Small Broom and Dust Pan
  • All-Purpose Cleaner
  • Portable Laundry System

Supplies For Outside the RV

  • Flashlight
  • Jumper Cables
  • Toolset with Hammer and Screwdriver (RV toolkits are available)
  • Road Map
  • Chocks
  • RV Water Filter
  • Leveling Blocks
  • Heavy-Duty Sewer Hose
  • Sewer Hose Support
  • 45 Degree Sewer Hose Adapter
  • Extra Drinking Water Hose

Patio Setup (Optional)

  • Patio Chairs
  • Tarp / Outdoor Rug
  • Side Table
  • Outdoor Lighting
  • Firepit (Most RV parks provide these at campsites)

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Prepping your RV before you head-out on your adventure is just as important, if not more so, than packing for the specific trip itself. Afterall, you can’t go anywhere if your recreational vehicle isn’t up for the journey. Speaking of which, the best way to avoid the expense and inconvenience of a damaged RV windshield that you may incur while on the road is also prevention. Continuously checking to see if your RV windshield is in-need of repair is a sure way to save you trouble down the road. Even the smallest chip could cause harm to your RV or the passengers inside, should an accident happen while you’re motoring down the road. Sometimes these slight damages to your windshield can be repaired – other times the entire RV windshield will need replaced. Reach-out to a repair specialist at the first sign of damage or, for more information on Custom Glass Solutions and our coast-to-coast RV windshield repair & replacement services, you can contact us here.

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Written by Matt Eder

Matt Eder