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.

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Essential Items:
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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