Things To Bring On Your Outer Banks Vacation


If you're planning a family vacation to the Outer Banks, here's a helpful list of things to consider bringing with you. While this list isn't exhaustive, it should give you a good idea of what you might need. If you have any questions about what's already provided at your vacation rental, please don't hesitate to contact us.

For the Bedroom and Bathroom

  • Baby Equipment
  • Toilet paper and toiletries (we provide a "starter pack" but it may not last the entire week)
  • Beach towels

For the Beach

  • Beach equipment (beach toys, chairs, umbrellas, coolers, blankets, and towels)
  • Beach towel
  • Sunscreen
  • A recycled grocery tote to carry your belongings

For Cleaning and Laundry

  • Laundry detergent and hand soap
  • All-purpose cleaner
  • Clothes hangers

For the Kitchen

  • Condiments
  • Paper towels
  • Napkins
  • Garbage bags
  • Soaps (dishwasher liquid/powder, dish soap, hand soap)
  • Groceries
  • Coffee filters
  • Aluminum foil and plastic wrap
  • Charcoal (if you plan to use a charcoal grill)
  • Grill equipment
  • Crockpots
  • Specialty cooking utensils

Bringing your dog?

  • Towel for drying off your dog
  • Bottle of water and bowl
  • Pick-up bags
  • Leash
  • Floating fetch toy
  • Life jacket
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