Use the icon above to print the following list as a starting point when planning for your next family vacation.  Make sure that you customize the list to meet your needs.  For example, if traveling to the beach, you will want to add beach towels, beach toys, and sun hats.

driver's license

credit card and plenty of cash

insurance card

doctor's phone numbers

cell phone

cell phone charger

travel documents

  •  airline tickets
  • maps
  • hotel information
  • itinerary
  • reservation numbers
  • Texas Family Travel article/articles


  • water bottles
  • pre-packaged snacks
  • dried fruit
  • small cooler for string cheese, squeezable yogurt, ect.

travel activities

  • DVD player
  • DVDs
  • coloring books/workbooks/dry erase boards
  • crayons/markers
  • travel box with small toys

hand sanitizer, wipes, paper towels, plastic trash bags

sound machine or small fan for white noise in hotel room

bag with medicines



tennis shoes





1 outfit per person per day plus 1 extra outfit per person


  • toothbrush/toothpaste
  • kids shampoo
  • deodorant
  • shaving gear
  • makeup
  • hairbrush
  • hair accessories
special teddy bear or blanket


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