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Texas Camping Road-Trip Essentials

 Planning a camping trip this summer? Leif Johnson Ford would love to help! Welcome to part one of our two part camping trip blog. For our first post, we’ll be covering camping essentials to bring with you on your road-trip. For part two, we’ll cover five of our favorite camping spots in the Austin area. Buckle up, friends!

Note – This list is meant for longer camping road-trips. You may need less items for a weekend trip, but this list will still be regardless in gauging what items you’ll need.


Texas Summer Camping Road-Trip Essentials 

  • Tent with Rain Fly and Footprint
  • Tent poles and stakes
  • Extra tarp or canopy
  • Repair kit for tent
  • Sleeping Bags
  • Camp Pillows
  • Quick dry towels
  • Umbrella
  • Camera
  • First Aid Kit
  • Flashlight and/or Lantern
  • Trash bags
  • Food storage containers
  • Bug Spray
  • Sunscreen
  • Toothbrush + Toothpaste
  • All Purpose Tool
  • Light blankets (or camp blankets. Perfect for summer!)
  • Backpacks, small suitcase and/or large rolling duffle
  • Hot/Cold bag
  • Cooler
  • Fishing hooks, road and bait
  • Flexible cutting board
  • Tupperware
  • Good knives
  • Vegetable peeler
  • Spatula
  • Bin or container for cooking related items
  • Small and large boiling pots
  • Wine bottle opener
  • Strainer
  • Portable mini-burner and extra fuel
  • Firewood
  • Oven mitts
  • Water bottles
  • Can opener
  • Travel mugs/ Thermos
  • Sponge, dishcloth and dish towel
  • Non-stick pan
  • Tongs
  • Marshmallow/ hot dog roasting sticks
  • Dish soap in carry on bottle
  • Wash cloths
  • Cast Iron Pan
  • Large tub or pot for washing dishes
  • Camping stove + fuel for stove
  • Lighter or matches
  • Biodegradable soap
  • Olive oil
  • Seasonings
  • Tin foil
  • Sweetener
  • Instant coffee or portable coffee maker + coffee
  • Plates, bowls, utensils, cups
  • Hot dogs/Burgers/ Buns/ Marshmallows/ Etc
  • Food storage container bags
  • Wipes and paper towels
  • Portable Hammock
  • Portable chairs
  • Hiking + walking shoes + comfy shoes
  • Hiking + walking clothes + comfortable clothes
  • Swimsuits

 Are you already packing up your Ford?! We’ll see you next week with our top camping destination picks!

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