America's State Parks Virginia State Park Ambassadors
Smith Mountain Lake State Park Osprey Cam



Follow Us On:

Follow Us On Facebook Follow Us On Twitter Follow Us On YouTube Virginia State Parks
Virginia Department Of Conservation And Recreation

Download The Virginia State Parks Mobile App


Virginia State Parks

RV Camping Checklist

Editor's note: I asked the folks at Road Trip Rentals, one of our great partners and major prize sponsor for our 75th Anniversary celebration, to provide some tips about RVing and let you know a little about what they do.

Checklist’s can be an essential tool when planning your RV vacation.  You can search the Internet and find a billion different checklists.  If you have an I-phone you can even purchase an RV checklist app at the app store.  Nonetheless, the best checklist will be one you customize to fit your family needs.  We have included a few basic items to put on your RV-vacation checklist.  Feel free to add to or take away from this list as needed.  

•    Bug spray
•    Sunscreen lotion
•    Sunglasses
•    Swimsuits and towels
•    Beach toys
•    Folding chairs
•    Camera
•    First-aid supplies
•    AA batteries
•    9 V batteries
•    Fuses for converter
•    Light bulbs
•    Potable-water hose
•    Extra 25-foot, 30- or 50-amp power cord
•    Pressure regulator
•    Extra section of sewer hose
•    Sewer line seal (donut)
•    Road flares
•    Rope or wire
•    Firewood (some states do not allow firewood across state lines)
•    Matches
•    Flashlights
•    Flashlight batteries
•    Lanterns
•    Grill and fuel
•    Folding shovel
•    Handyman tools
•    Bottle and can opener
•    Dishes, paper plates and cups
•    Pots and pans
•    Trash bags
•    Plastic bags
•    Map, compass, and/or GPS
•    Paper towels
•    Toilet paper
•    Indoor games for rainy days
•    Craft supplies
•    Raincoats and jackets
•    Umbrellas
•    Backpack
•    Sweaters, sweatshirts, long pants, even for warm destinations
•    Sports equipment
•    Books and magazines
•    Personal items


Road Trip Rentals, Inc. is a camper rental business based in Virginia that promotes outdoor activities and fun. We offer affordable campers and are conveniently located in Broad Run, Virginia, just 35 miles west of D.C. and 3 miles from I-66. Here at Road Trip Rentals, Inc. our goal is to get more people outdoors, especially children, and to enjoy the nature around them.  Our desire is to be an informative venue for events, festivals, and parks that will help foster a love of nature.

Road Trips Rentals. Inc.
provides you with:

Newer Model Trailers
Clean and Well-maintained
Rates Include Insurance
Drop-Off/Pick-Up Service
Some Pet Friendly Campers
Long-Term Rates Available  

Follow Road Trip Rentals online for more tips and tricks of the trade. We're on Facebook and Twitter too! Or, give us a call at 703-753-4477.  We look forward to helping you get outdoors and ... Discover your Road Trip!

Published: 04/08/2011

No comments have been submitted for this article yet.


Want to comment on this article? Sign in or register to become part of our online community.






Home Join an Online Outoor Community Get Outside Learn Explore Podcasts & Media Outdoor Destinations Outdoor Activities Home