Packing can sometimes be stressful. If you’ve never camped before below you will find a suggested RV packing list. This universal RV packing list will include camping essentials, first aid needs, suggested food list, and personal gear.

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RV Packing List~ Camping Essentials

Flashlights, extra batteries
Insect discouragers
Folding chairs
Compact Table
Scented candles
Water jugs
Camera, GPS, cell phone
Swiss army knife, multi tool
Warm clothing, wool socks
Rain gear, umbrella, boots
Small sewing kit, safety pins
Solar outdoor lights
Road Trip Music – iheart Radio, Ipod, Pandora
Travel clock
Bedding – pillows, sleeping bags, blankets
Fuel for BBQ
Newspaper, firestarter, fat sticks
Long handled lighter, matches
Table Cloth, weights or clamps
Plastic knives, forks, spoons, cups, plates
Plastic containers, zip lock bags
Aluminum foil, plastic wrap, wax paper
Paper Towels, napkins
Wine glass
Can and bottle cozies
RV Packing List~ First Aid

1 First aid booklet
4 Pair non-latex gloves (2 different sizes)
2 Burn dressings
5 Gauze pads 4X4 and 2X2
2 Pressure dressings
2 Eye patches
1 Abdominal pad
2 Roller gauze
1 Adhesive tape
1 Pair scissors
1 Pair tweezers
5 Triangular bandages
10 Alcohol wipes
2 Each hot and cold packs
10 Steri strips, butterfly bandages
Bandaids (various shapes and sizes)
Antibacterial hand gel
1 pocket mask
Epi pens, inhalers
Glasses, contacts, sunglasses
Eyeglass repair kit
Eye drops
Aloe Vera, soothing lotions
Bug spray, sunscreen
Cold medication
RV Packing List~ Suggested Food List

Salt, pepper, sugar, spices
Mayo, mustard, ketchup
Salad dressing, dip
Flour, sugar
Baking soda, baking powder, cornstarch
Cooking/Salad oil
Peanut butter, jam, syrup
Coffee, tea, cocoa, cream
Pickles, olives, hot peppers
Bread, rolls, hotdog/hamb. buns
Eggs, cheese, milk
Sour cream, yogurt, cottage cheese
Bacon bits, parmesan, croutons
Oatmeal, cream of wheat, corn meal, etc.
Cold cereal
Pancake mix
Marshmallows, popcorn, campfire food
Kraft dinner, noodle/rice side dishes
Limes, lemons
Corn on the cob
Potatoes, yams, carrots
Pasta, spaghetti, instant noodles
Hot dogs, hamburgers
Watermelon, grapes, oranges, etc.
Lettuce, cucumber, green onion, celery
Purple cabbage, radishes
Onion, garlic
Cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower
Mushrooms (canned or fresh)
Tomatoes, peppers, avacados
Chicken, pork, beef, fish
Bacon, sausage, ham
Canned beans, soups, spaghetti sauces
Fruit cups, pudding cups
Taco kit
Marshmallows, grahams, chocolate
Peanuts, nuts, chips, etc.
Sliced meats
Granola bars, cookies
Juice, soft drinks
Beer, wine, coolers
Liquor, bailey’s, mix, ice