10 Must-Have Beach Items

I absolutely adore going to the beach! With the right items, a trip to the beach can be the perfect family outing. Here are 10 must-have beach items to make your trip to the shore perfect!

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  • Umbrellas 1 of 10
    Umbrellas
    I love a good beach umbrella. They do wonders for both adults and children to help keep everyone from getting too much sun.
    Get one here for $9.99 at Ikea
  • Chemical Free Sunscreen! 2 of 10
    Chemical Free Sunscreen!
    It's a little more expensive than regular sunscreen, but totally worth it in my opinion!
    Get some here for $14.99 from Burt's Bees
  • Towels! 3 of 10
    Towels!
    There's nothing quite like an adorable towel to make a beach day complete.
    See it here for $9.99 from Meijer
  • Sweet Shades 4 of 10
    Sweet Shades
    You have to have some sweet shades, right? I love these hot pink ones.
    Get them here for $5.80 from Forever21
  • Beach Blankets 5 of 10
    Beach Blankets
    These are great for spreading out on the beach and having a picnic or sneaking in a nap.
    Get onehere for $48 from Steven Alan
  • Waterproof Shoes 6 of 10
    Waterproof Shoes
    Waterproof shoes are usually pretty hideous, but these shoes look great and are pretty comfortable too. Bonus: there are some for the whole family!
    Buy some here for $36 from Native
  • Cooler 7 of 10
    Cooler
    Pack the cooler full of cool drinks and a delicious lunch. You can even use the cooler as a table to play some cards too!
    Buy one here for $159.95 from Coleman
  • Sand Toys 8 of 10
    Sand Toys
    Of course! It wouldn't be a trip to the beach without some time in the sand.
    Buy some here for $12.27 from Melissa & Doug
  • Water Bottles! 9 of 10
    Water Bottles!
    It's really easy to get dehydrated on a trip to the beach. Get a water bottle for each member of the family in a different color and stay hydrated!
    Buy them here for $12.99 from Contigo
  • Beach Tote 10 of 10
    Beach Tote
    A great beach tote is the finishing touch on any planned outing to the beach. It has to be large enough to carry everything but still look awesome.
    Buy one here for $31 from Kiwi Canta

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