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10 Family Weekend Getaway Must Haves

We all daydream about it. Packing up the car or booking some last minute plane tickets for a little weekend getaway. The only problem is, what do you pack? I’ve put together a list of 10 family weekend getaway must-haves that will help make your family’s adventure easy and as close to perfection as possible. Click through to see what you need to have a blast on your next getaway!


  • Getaway Bags 1 of 10
    Getaway Bags
    I love a good duffle bag. They are perfect for getaway trips and force you to pack light.
    Buy one here for $36.50 at J.Crew
  • Camera 2 of 10
    Camera
    You gotta have a camera! Document your family's fun times with an instant camera. Makes it that much more fun for the kiddos and you too!
    Buy them here for $62.54 on Amazon
  • Perfect Jeans 3 of 10
    Perfect Jeans
    Everyone needs the perfect pair of jeans. For a weekend getaway, you really only need one or two pairs so make them good!
    Buy these here for $69.99 at Gap
  • Perfect Shoes 4 of 10
    Perfect Shoes
    These shoes look amazing. I want a pair for the whole family! Comfortable, waterproof and colorful. What more could you ask for from a shoe?
    Buy them here for $29.99 from Native
  • Books 5 of 10
    Books
    Books are especially great for little road trips. My mom used to pick a book and read it aloud to the whole car. We loved it!
    Buy them here for $19 on Amazon
  • Swim Suits 6 of 10
    Swim Suits
    Even if your trip isn't beach centered, you never know when you might need to take a family swim.
    Buy this beautiful suit here for $86 from J.Crew
  • GPS 7 of 10
    GPS
    Love them or hate them, a GPS can be an amazing piece of equipment. Use it to find where you're going, or turn it off and get lost! Getting lost can be such an adventure.
    Buy one here for $164.95 on Newegg.
  • Sunscreen 8 of 10
    Sunscreen
    If your trip involves being outside at all, make sure you pack some good sunscreen. I'm partial to the chemical free kind.
    Buy some here for $9.89 from Vitacost
  • To Do List 9 of 10
    To Do List
    To do lists are great for everyday life. Try getting together as a family and making a brief list of things to do on your trip. If you do them all, awesome. If not, great!
    Make your own to do list over on Wit & Whistle.
  • Versatile Accessories 10 of 10
    Versatile Accessories
    This is mostly for the girls. Bring along some simple and versatile accessories. No matter what you wear or what the activity is, you'll be looking great.
    Buy this necklace here for $27.50 from Madewell.

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Read more of my babble posts right here.

Find my daily ideas for stylish and crafty living at my blog Say Yes to Hoboken.

Other posts of mine you may have missed:

17 Easy and Beautiful Summer Hairstyles

10 Attractive Ways to Organize a Kids Room

21 Super Fun and Free Summer Activities for the Family

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