Packing for Your Beach House Trip

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What to Bring

There are two different theories on packing for a vacation. One is to just go, have a good time, and if you need something, pick it up at a local store. The second theory is to take everything that will enhance your having a good time. Both plans work. Below is a list of items you will need.

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• Bottled water

• Toilet paper, paper towels, tall kitchen garbage bags

• Sheets and pillow cases. (If you wish, we can provide sheets, pillow cases, towels and wash cloths. The charge for this is shown on the individual beach house pages).

• Blankets 

• Towels (bath, hand, kitchen), washcloths. (As mentioned above, we can provide these, too. Check the linens charge on the individual beach house pages.)

• Soap (bath, washing machine, dishwasher)

The following items might be useful. We’ll leave it up to you how much, or how little, you wish to take.

• Sunblock and tanning lotions

• Beach towels

• Life jackets for non-swimmers and kids

• Toys to play in the sand, plastic shovels, pails, etc. 

• Fishing tackle, crabbing nets

• Mosquito spray, if it's been raining very much

• Personal electronics: Radio, CD player, WiFi Hotspot

• Telescopes and binoculars

• Books and magazines you haven't had time to read!

• Board games, playing cards, dominos 

• Barbeque supplies, charcoal and matches

• Specialty kitchen items: Seasonings, blender, coffee filters, turkey pan.

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