What To Pack In Your Suitcase For Your Next Adventure


Traveling can be super exciting, but packing can be daunting and stressful if you aren’t quite sure what to bring with you. A lot of what to pack depends on where you’re headed and what you plan on doing when you get to your destination.

Lets start with the basics. A a general rule of thumb I like to pack one pair of pants and one shirt for each day I’ll be gone. Are you ready to set off on your next adventure? Here’s a general guideline of what to pack in your suitcase.


  • Cash/Credit/Debit Cards
  • ID/Passport
  • Plane Tickets/Itinerary (If traveling via plane)
  • Purse/Wallet
  • Phone/Tablet/Laptop
  • Reading Material
  • Snacks
  • Water Bottle
  • Prescription Medication/any over the counter medication
  • Any medical devices you use
  • First Aid Kit
  • Comfy plane/car ride clothes or shoes
  • Sanitizer
  • Ear Buds
  • Jewelry
  • Plastic bags (to separate dirty clothes)


  • Face Wash
  • Face Cream/Moisturizer
  • Lotion
  • Toothbrush
  • Dental Floss
  • Deodorant
  • Hair Ties
  • Blow Drier
  • Curling Iron
  • Straightener
  • Mouthwash
  • Makeup
  • Soap
  • Shampoo
  • Conditioner
  • Brush
  • Comb
  • Razor
  • Shaving Cream


  • Tops (Both t-shirts, dressy and sweaters depending on where you’re headed and what you’ll be doing.)
  • Pants/Shorts (This is dependent on the climate. I usually like to pack a mix of both jeans, leggings, and shorts…and maybe one pair of dressier pants.)
  • Dresses/Sundresses
  • Leggings
  • Sweaters/Hoodies
  • Belts
  • Underwear/Bra
  • Socks
  • Tennis Shoes
  • Boots
  • Dress Shoes
  • Bathing Suit


  • Hiking Shoes
  • Backpack
  • Mosquito Spray
  • Water Bottle/Water
  • Snacks
  • Journal/Pen and Paper
  • Camera
  • Flashlight
  • Binoculars
  • Maps/GPS or a smart phone

Warmer Weather:

  • Sundresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun Hat/Ball Cap
  • Sunscreen
  • Sandals/Flip Flops

Colder Weather:

  • Coat
  • Winter Hat/Beanie
  • Gloves
  • Hoodies
  • Winter Boots

If you’ll be participating in winter activities such as skiing or snowboarding make sure you bring the appropriate gear for that unless you will be renting.

Did I miss anything is a must have in your suitcase? Let me know in the comment section below. I’d love to hear from you!


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