‘Tis the Season for Beach Bums

Suntan lotion, a towel, a good book – these are just a few of the essentials we’re packing in our Boat and Tote Bag before hitting the beach this season. Sitting seaside is one of our favorite summer pastimes, which is why we want to make packing for your beach excursion as easy as that saltwater breeze. Just check out our interactive checklist below for some key items to toss in your beach bag.



This checklist has the makings of a perfect beach day –  from a towel to suntan lotion to a sandcastle kit. What more could you need? We have a few suggestions, just in case:

–     A hat to shade you from the sun

–     A cooler for snacks and beverages

–     Lip balm with SPF to prevent sunburn and chapping

–     Beach games

Looking for a good place to spend time by the sea this summer? Hover over the anchor in the interactive checklist above and visit our Parkfinder to explore some fun options. Need a little inspiration to get outdoors? Visit our “Outdoor Fun” board on Pinterest.


When you’re packing for the beach, what’s one thing you never forget?


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