RV Essentials

Keep your RV stocked with basic supplies, nonperishable foods, linens and clothes, and you’ll be ready to go anytime, anywhere. RVs give you the freedom to be spontaneous.

Everyone has favorites and must-haves they can't survive without, but here's a list of some stock items to keep on board at all times:

  • Adapters for 30 amp and 50 amp outlets
  • Batteries
  • Binoculars
  • Bottle/can opener
  • Camera and memory cards
  • Dishes/cooking utensils
  • Firewood
  • First-aid supplies
  • Flashlights, lanterns
  • Folding chairs
  • Games
  • Grill and fuel
  • Heavy-duty extension cords
  • Insect repellent
  • Jacket/raincoat
  • Maps and GPS
  • RV toilet paper
  • Matches/lighter
  • Nature field guides
  • Pillows, blankets, sheets
  • Picnic basket
  • Plastic bags (large and small)
  • Pots and pans
  • Road flares
  • Rope and bungee cords
  • Shovel (small folding type)
  • Soap and toiletries
  • Sports equipment
  • Sunscreen
  • Tool kit
  • Towels
  • Trash bags
  • Umbrellas
  • Water hose (white potable water type)

Before you leave home, be sure to balance your load – and don’t overpack. Consult the weight label on your RV for more information.