Packing for Your Nature Getaway


  • Bandana or buff
  • Clothing for casual or evening use
  • Hiking footwear (sandals or boots)
  • Lightweight fleece or jacket
  • Long-sleeve shirts (for sun, bugs)
  • Moisture-wicking T-shirts
  • Moisture-wicking underwear
  • Quick-drying pants/shorts
  • Rainwear (jacket and pants)
  • Sleepwear
  • Socks (synthetic or wool)
  • Sun-shielding cap or hat
  • Swimsuit
  • For cold weather, add:
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Insulated jacket or vest
  • Long underwear
  • Warm hat


  • Backpack or daypack
  • Binoculars
  • Compass
  • Energy bars or gels
  • Field guides
  • Headlamp or flashlight
  • Knife or multi-tool (in checked luggage)
  • Quick-dry travel towel
  • Trekking poles
  • Water bottles or hydration reservoir
  • Water disinfection system or tablets
  • Whistle

Some equipment may be available for rent at your resort. Before packing, call the location(s) where you’ll be staying to inquire about renting binoculars, trekking poles, etc.


  • Camera
  • Chargers (cell phone, camera, and laptop)
  • Glasses and/or contact lenses, if needed
  • Headphones
  • Slippers
  • Sunglasses


  • Antibacterial wipes
  • Body lotion
  • Comb and brush
  • Contact lens solution, if needed
  • Deodorant
  • Face cleanser
  • First-aid kit including adhesive bandages
  • Floss
  • Hair dryer
  • Insect repellent
  • Lip balm with SPF
  • Moisturizer
  • Personal hygiene items
  • Prescription medication
  • Razors
  • Shampoo and conditioner
  • Shaving gel
  • Soap
  • Sunscreen (at least SPF 15)
  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste
  • Tweezers

*These vacations are limited and subject to availability.

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