Essential Checklist for Summer Adventuring

Essential Checklist for Summer Adventuring

As summer gets underway, we thought we'd list out a mini checklist of things to pack before heading out on summer adventures. Whether you're heading out for a day trip, hitting the road for the weekend or vacating for an extended period, we've put together a handy checklist of sometimes overlooked items.

1. Water Bottle:
Of course, on National Hydration Day, we had to include this. How many times are you out for the day only to be scrambling to find a bottle of water? From s'well to bkr, there's no shortage of eco-friendly options that'll keep your thirst quenched during your travels.

2. Hydration Backpack:
If you're the active type, check out hydration backpacks for longer hikes, biking trips, or outdoor adventures. These backpacks come with a built-in water reservoir and drinking tube, allowing for easy hydration on the go.

3. Electrolyte Beverages:
Keep your electrolyte levels balanced by packing some electrolyte-enhanced beverages. You can bring along packets like LMNT and add to your water. Look for options that are low in sugar and contain potassium and sodium to replenish what you lose through sweat.

4. Sunscreen:
Don't forget the SPF. Apply regularly, every 2-3 hours, especially during extended periods of exposure.

5. Hat and Sunglasses:
Squinting all day is not a good look. Whatever your style, protect your face and eyes.

6. Snacks:
Fresh, hydrating snacks like watermelon, cucumber slices, or strawberries will keep you hydrated with a nutritious bite. If that feels boring, use your BEVVO Blender to blend fresh fruit for a cool smoothie on the go.

7. Sanitizing Wipes:
Keep a pack of wet or sanitizing wipes with you for quick clean-ups. They come in handy when you need to freshen up or wipe away sweat and dirt during outdoor activities.

8. Portable Fan or Mist Sprayer:
Stay cool on scorching days. They're compact and provide instant relief from heat, helping to regulate body temperature.

9. Extra Clothes and Clean-up Gear:
A change of clothes, a towel and anything else that can get you back into tip-top shop after messy activties is a good idea. You'll stay comfortable and avoid prolonged dampness.

10. First Aid Kit:
Be prepared with essentials like band-aids, antiseptic wipes, pain relievers, and any necessary medications to handle the unexpected.

11. Insect Repellent:
This will help keep critters at bay and let you to enjoy your outdoor activities without interruptions. If you're looking for more natural options, rub lemon where insects love most: your arms, ankles, neck.

12. Portable Phone Charger:
If you're looking to fully disconnect, you can skip this. But if not, pack a portable phone charger to stay juiced during your adventures.

13. Compact Umbrella or Poncho:
Avoid getting rained out with a Prepare for unexpected weather changes by packing a travel-sized umbrella or rain poncho. These lightweight and portable items will keep you dry and comfortable in case of sudden showers.

14. Portable Bluetooth Speaker:
Enhance your outdoor experiences with some tunes by bringing along a portable Bluetooth speaker. Whether you're at the beach, camping, or having a picnic, music adds an extra element of enjoyment to your surroundings.

15. Extra Batteries:
Depending on where you're headed, bring extra batteries for flashlights or headlamps, just in case.

16. Blanket:
Ultra versatile, this can help keep things tidy for picnics or beach days and cozy during longer roadtrips.

17. Reusable Bags:
Always good to have, pack a few reusable bags for storing wet clothes, collecting trash and keeping things organized.

Wherever your adventures take you, embrace the summer vibes and be prepared for whatever comes your way. Happy hydrating and enjoy your summer to the fullest.

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