Travel: The Ultimate Spring Break Packing List

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spring break packing checklist

For students, right now is the final stretch of midterms, papers, and last minute projects before the real party begins: Spring Break.  To help you prep for spring break, I put together the ultimate spring break packing list including a few of my favorite vacation must-haves. Whether you’re off to party in Cancun or planning a warm weather vacay, these spring-ready essentials need to make it onto your suitcase.


Stick to the necessities and opt for travel-size. You don’t need to bring your entire medicine cabinet. 😀

  • Deodorant
  • Moisturizer
  • Face wash
  • Floss
  • Travel-sized toothpaste
  • Toothbrush with container
  • Dry shampoo
  • Travel size shampoo
  • Travel size conditioner
  • Makeup pouch
  • Tanning oil/lotion
  • Flat iron
  • Hair dryer
  • Curling iron
  • Razor
  • Hair ties
  • Brush
  • Advil
  • Bobby pins
  • Tweezers
  • Mini first aid kit
  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Loofah
  • Soap/Body wash

Beach Bag

These items should be easily accessible when you’re heading to the beach or walking around town so stick them in your bag.

  • Cell phone
  • ID/Passport
  • Wallet
  • Medication(s)
  • Sunglasses
  • Gum
  • Ticket(s) for events, travel, and etc.
  • Headphones
  • Snacks
  • Water bottle
  • Antibacterial Gel
  • Sunscreen
  • Cover Up


It’s always better to bring separates so you can mix and match. Most of your items should be casual but bring 2-3 items if you plan to go to some place fancy.

  • (4-5) Swimsuits
  • (2) Casual dresses
  • (3) Tank tops/tees
  • (3) Dressy tops
  • White skinny jeans
  • Versatile maxi skirt
  • (2) Pairs of shorts
  • Sweater/Sweatshirt
  • Pair of favorite jeans
  • Night out dress
  • Sandals/Flip Flops
  • Wedges
  • Sneakers
  • PJs
  • Socks
  • Undergarments
  • Sweatpants
  • Crossbody/Bucket bag
  • Evening bag
  • Versatile pieces of jewelry


  • Beach towel
  • Beach hat
  • Good Book
  • Portable Chargers
  • Disposable Camera
  • Ziploc Bags
spring break box

Below are a few items I’m adding to my spring break packing list!

Spring Break Packing List Essentials

spring break packing list essentials

Topshop Leaf Print Playsuit // Eugenia Kim ‘Currently Offline’ Sun Hat // J Crew Factory Printed Shorts (sold out but more designs here) // Fresh Sugar Tinted Lip Treatment w/ SPF 15 // Illesteva Sunglasses // Bare Minerals Faux Tan Sunless Body Tanner // Madewell Travel Leather Tote Bag (more colors) // Temporary Metallic Jewelry Tattoos // Topshop Striped Swimsuit // My Not So Perfect Life Book // Old Navy Lace Up Gladiator Sandals (more colors) // Missha Magic Cushion w/SPF 50 // Splendid Ribbed Maxi Dress (more colors)

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spring break packing list

Now you can make packing a breeze with my spring break packing list. Enjoy!


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