A Complete List of RV Essentials

The convenience of taking your home with you on the road means that you can get up and go anywhere. It also means you have to set up a second household! With the help of our family (who are all much more experienced campers than we are) we were able to create a full list of items needed for our new RV. From creature comforts to the not so glamorous septic accessories…here is an extensive list of things you’ll need for your home on wheels!

Equipment

  • AC/DC Converter
  • Extension Cord
  • Fresh water hose
  • Septic hose
  • Holding tank cleaner
  • City water filter
  • Disposable gloves
  • Hand sanitizer

Outdoor Gear

  • Folding table
  • Lantern / flashlight
  • Picnic table cloth
  • Outdoor rug or mat
  • Camping chairs
  • Lighter & fire starter
  • Outdoor broom
  • Bug spray
  • Sunblock
  • First aid kit

Bathroom

  • Bath towels
  • Soap
  • Shampoo + Conditioner (bar recommended!)
  • Toothbrush + toothpaste
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Air freshener
  • Septic friendly toilet paper

Bedroom

  • Sheets
  • Pillows
  • Blankets
  • Hangers
  • Pop up laundry basket
  • Storage dividers / bins
  • Battery powered light

Kitchen

  • Hand soap
  • Dish soap
  • Sponge
  • Kitchen towels
  • Percolator or kettle
  • Cups
  • Plates
  • Bowls
  • Silverware
  • Tupperware
  • Plastic serving tray
  • Corkscrew
  • Knife set (chefs, pairing knife & serrated)
  • Multi-use pot
  • Saucepan
  • Baking dish
  • Oven mits

Work & Entertainment

  • Wifi Extender
  • Chargers
  • Powerstrip
  • External battery packs
  • Computer/tablet stand
  • Headphones

Miscellanious

  • Command hooks
  • Hanging storage
  • Coins for laundry/shower facilities
  • Scissors
  • A good book
  • Medications
  • Pet food & supplies
  • Hiking bag/beach bag
  • National Park pass
  • A sense of humor and go with the flow attitude!

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