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Seasonal Travel and Baggage Ideas

Are you traveling? Baggage ideas for each seasonal travel in a particular year can be stressful and overwhelming.

You may find yourself asking, is it summer yet? Or am I going to need a winter jacket?

While traveling can be fun and exciting, it can also be worrisome without the right items in the luggage. 

Read through this blog to understand the essential items for each seasonal travel around the year, and see our family travel guides.

Summer Vacation Baggage Ideas:

Summer brings a whole host of fun activities and adventures.

Here are some recommended items to include in your traveling baggage for a beautiful summer vacation experience. 

  • First and foremost, everyone requires clothing, either indoors or outdoors. Though the summer weather may be sweltering—pack light by choosing versatile pieces with multiple uses.
  • Pack fewer pairs of shoes that go with different outfits. If you plan on hiking while on vacation, bring hiking shoes.
  • For those who love being active outdoors during their vacations, there are plenty of opportunities to spend time outside in warm weather! While summer is often associated with pool parties and beach days, most people enjoy longer days by exploring nature preserve areas. You might spend long hours under the hot sun, so you’ll want to pack sunscreen, hats, and sunglasses to protect yourself from harmful UV rays while still looking stylish! 
  • Don’t forget about bug spray, too—you don’t want to get eaten alive just because you forgot your repellent! 
  • Hand Sanitizer/Wet Wipes/Tissues (for Keeping Clean). It’s the cleaning decade; Covid is still very much around, so always stay safe.
  • Water Bottle with Filter (to Stay Hydrated)

Winter Travel Baggage Ideas:

If you’re planning a winter vacation in a cold climate, it’s best to pack warm clothing but not bulky. 

  • Ensure your winter clothes are easy to layer—and don’t forget gloves! You can opt for convertible boots to wear with or without socks.
  • It is advisable to opt for neutral-colored winter jackets and pants; they tend to match more efficiently with sweaters and other layers.
  • If you are traveling by plane, choose outerwear that folds into itself. It will take up less space in your luggage and keep everything from wrinkling. 
  • Cashmere accessories are fantastic, too: They’re both fashionable and functional. They look great when layered over other pieces of clothing (significantly thicker) and feel nice against bare skin when temperatures drop below freezing. Cashmere is soft enough to wear while sleeping, so there’s no need to pack pajamas or heavy slippers.

Spring Vacation Baggage Ideas:

Spring is a beautiful time to visit new places and experience things you may have dreamt about and not been opportune to see but remember the chances of rain in this season.

  • Raincoats and umbrellas are a must during this season.
  • Waterproof Boots: Even though it may not rain much where you live, it could be different where you vacation.
  • With rain comes bugs; don’t forget about bug spray.
  • Hand Sanitizer/Wet Wipes/Tissues (for Keeping Clean).
  • Water Bottle with Filter (to Stay Hydrated).

Fall Travel Baggage Ideas:

Avoiding peak travel season can save you money, time, and effort. With fall comes beautiful foliage and cooler temperatures.

But you’ll need to ensure you have an essential packing list of travel items before embarking on your next fall adventure.

The following is a list of must-have travel essentials for fall vacations: 

  • Warm Socks: Pairs of socks are needed. Please ensure they are thick and warm so your feet don’t get cold during those chilly mornings or evenings. You can also opt for slippers if you plan on staying in most nights!
  • A Good Book: Bring a good book with you if you love to read. There is nothing like curling up by a fire with a good book while sipping hot cocoa after hiking or shopping. 
  • Waterproof Boots: Even though it may not rain much where you live, it could be different where you vacation. It’s advisable to bring along waterproof boots, especially in the early snow!
  • Hand Sanitizer/Wet Wipes/Tissues (for Keeping Clean).
  • Water Bottle with Filter (to Stay Hydrated).

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