Shelter and rest:
ROOFTOP TENT AIR MATTRESSES /PADS
PILLOWS (our favorite travel pillows here) SLEEPING BAGS PACK'N'PLAY (smaller than your average one for travel/camping) SOUND MAKER (or just use your phone - best apps here ) For Baby: (see here for tips on babies - toddlers) PACK'N'PLAY
Baby Pad This has been our main travel item with babies. Check out more info on it above under "babies and toddlers tips"
A foldable Highchair or this style is great too!
Our babies lived in the One-Piece Suit from Reima. We have a very short warm season in Michigan so our babies lived in these suits.
Baby Play Gate
Our best find is Quick Drying Towels ! Especially if you are camping in different areas... you need to shower and have ut dry quick!
Full Body Wipes Do it for your loved ones :) Extras:
We have found that the cheap ones from Foldable Chairs
Extension cords Wood (you'll want to purchase wood when you get closer to the campground)
Camera ( GoPro , Kids Camera )
USB Power Source Wear:
Baselayer Waterproof outer Layer Hiking Boots ( Kids / Adults )
Slip-on Shoes Underwear / Socks
Insulated Layer ( kids / adults ) Gloves Boots Campfire: Campfire Starter
Wood (you'll want to purchase wood when you get closer to the campground)
Colorful Fire S'mores Kit - Marshmallows / Chocolate /Graham Crackers (see here for the ultimate S'mores ideas!)
Camping Fun: (see here for all of our kids for activities while camping!)
Bikes / Scooters
Paddle Board Colorful Fire Walkie Talkies Binoculars / Telescope
Food Kitchen: (Check this out for a two-day camping menu with a grocery list!)
Our favorite Stove is this!
Most places have water to fill up.. If you do not be sure and bring it from home - either way this Water gallon is a great way to store it. Cooking Utensils all in one! Don't forget mixing bowls if you are doing a lot of cooking :)
RTIC Drinking cups/mugs are for sure our favorite! We normally bring two per adult.. one for coffee and one for drinks in the evening.
RTIC Coolers are for are our favorite coolers for everything!
Make sure and use Rags that are quick drying so they don't get nasty :) Dry Food Bins - we just got this and wish we had gotten it many camping trips ago!
Collapsible Trash Can is a LIFESAVER for us! We like a clean looking campsite, so this turned out to be perfect for us as we can fit all our trash and recycling in this.. also kept our raccoon friends out :)
We love the quick grab of this kind of Grilling Grate But if you want to grill as you cook other things this is a wonderful Grilling Grate too!
Safety & Health: We are always in search for the next best thing when it comes to staying healthy and safe while camping. Here is what we have so far, but please share if you have more ideas! *Be sure and have a First Aid Kit handy at all times. Be sure and throw a Compass in your first aid kit!
*We always have Sunscreen and Hats ready. We also wear almost only Reima gear which has UPF 50 in most of their summer gear.
*We have found the lanterns to really help the area we are sitting in. Also looking for the next best Bug Repellent :)
We love our Headlamp & Flashlight from everbrite. They have so many great ways to keep the adventure going after dark!