Vacation Essentials

Toes in the sand, enjoying a good book while listening to the waves crashing, sipping a cold margarita...Sounds like a dream, right? Even though vacations are filled with happy memories and family togetherness, we all know how stressful and exhausting they can be! Even before you get to your destination, so much time is spent on planning, preparation, packing, and logistics. When we finally reach the beach, all we want to do is relax and enjoy ourselves. 

I’ve put together a list of some of my favorite travel essentials. Especially when heading to the beach, being prepared, comfortable, and organized is one way to guarantee a great time! And, so many of these items are just one simple Amazon click away from making your beach getaway a success, rather than a mess!



1. Canvas Weekender Bag - Perfect bag for all your getaway essentials!  Comes in pink and blue and add a monogram for a personal touch!  

2. Canvas Cosmetic Bag - The perfect, personalized accessory to the canvas weekender tote. Carry it in your purse for those little odds and ends or in a diaper bag for baby essentials. 

3. SunBagg rubber tote - Waterproof, sandproof, versatile, and multifunctional.  Need I say more? Carry everything you need for a day at the pool or beach in this indestructible tote! 

 4. Comfort Slides - Waterproof, stylish, and comfortable.  So many different color options and a great price point, make these sandals a summer must have! 

5. Mirrored sunglasses - Polarized sunglasses provide great protection and clear visibility when in or around water.  These sunglasses are lightweight and durable, perfect for all your tropical adventures! 

6. Dock and Bay beach towel - This large beach towel resists sand and dries 3x faster than the average beach towel.  Comes in a variety or bright, summery colors!

7. Lilly Pulitzer tumbler - Insulated cup with reusable straw will keep your beverage cold and make drinking on the go a breeze. The bright Lilly design will make you happy at the same time! 

8. Monogrammed Seersucker Hat - Keep those rays off your face and travel in style with this personalized seersucker baseball hat.  So many monogram options and colors to choose from!

9. Travel Wallet - This wallet will hold everything you need from plane tickets and credit cards to your passport and cell phone. This wallet is a must-have to stay organized when traveling! 

10. Portable charger - Never run out of battery on your phone or tablet with this portable battery backup. It charges devices super fast so you can always be up and running while on the go! 

11. Picnic Basket Cooler - Keep your drinks and snacks cold in this portable Igloo picnic cooler. Enjoy your day at the beach or pool without having to worry about where your next cold drink will be coming from.