Today, I wanted to share some things that we had (or wish we had) on our recent beach vacation. And, made you a handy beach vacation packing list that you can print to make sure you have everything you need for your next beach vacation!
I also created a Beach Essentials Page on my Amazon Storefront where I linked 20+ of my favorite beach must haves! If you are working through your Beach Vacation Packing List and don’t have something on the list, you can find there!
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Following are a few of the items that are on my beach vacation packing list that I think you’ll want to check out!
First, is this Sport Brella. Two of my older boys and wives had these and Mark and I wished we had our own (and, we will have ours for our next beach trip)! It comes in a carrying bag that is no bigger than a regular beach umbrella bag. And, it’s really easy to set up! But, the best part is that is provides some shelter from the wind! It was super windy the week we were at the beach and we could not keep our beach umbrella up, even with an anchor! And, this Sport Brella was really perfect for the baby giving her shelter from the wind and the sun.
I Included some beach activities on my page. Most are for older kids/adults, because that’s the stage of life I’m in! Spikeball was one game that we saw people playing a lot on the beach this year! We purchased this game for one of our sons a few years ago, but I didn’t even think of it as a beach game. But, it comes with a carry bag, which makes it easy to transport. And, that makes it a perfect beach or summer picnic game! The fact that we saw so many playing this game is a testament that it’s fun!
When Mark isn’t in the water, he loves to sit in his beach chair and search the coastline with binoculars. These Bushnell binoculars are compact and waterproof, which make them a great option at the beach! I included them because I can’t tell you the number of times I forgot to pack the binoculars and he was disappointed!
This is a must have for me for any vacation! I don’t like wearing wrinkles! Some don’t mind, but I do! Some beach rentals or hotels have irons and ironing boards, but not all. So, I’ve started packing a portable steamer! This is a good one! I have an older model and it really puts off a good amount of steam to get all the wrinkles out of your clothes!
As I was compiling my beach vacation packing list, I stumbled across this little book! And, ordered it for our next beach trip! If you like to walk the shoreline looking for treasures, this guide book is for you! And, it has such pretty illustrations too! And, it’s a small book that you can easily tuck into your beach bag!
I really could go on and on sharing some of the amazing things that are on my packing list. Some really unique and inexpensive items that can make your beach vacation easier! Like sand cup holders, a waterproof cell phone case, and the absolute best sunburn relief spray!
So, I’d love to know – Are you headed to the beach this summer? If so, which beach? We go to the Jersey shore, specifically, Ocean City, NJ. We’ve been going there since the kiddos were babies! I hope you liked this round up and the printable! I’ll be back on Wednesday with an update to the nursery/playroom!