Summer Road Trip Hacks

Summer is the perfect opportunity to take a road trip with your best friends. Whether you’re driving to the nearest big city or hiking through the woods, sometimes the most beautiful sights are hidden just a couple of hours away from your home!

It can be tough to stay organized when you have just a suitcase and a car for an entire weekend, so we put together a list of travel hacks so your trip can be as smooth and enjoyable as possible!


-       Use a dryer sheet in your luggage to keep your clothes smelling fresh

- will tell you the lowest possible gas prices along your route

-       Keep a pair of earrings together using a button

-       Make more room in your luggage by rolling your clothes instead of folding

-       Save on snacks by creating your own travel-friendly portions

-       Store liquid cosmetics in a contact case so you don’t have to bring the entire container

-       Use a binder clip to protect your razor

-       Put breakables or glasses in your shoes so they don’t get lost or damaged in your luggage

-       Create backseat pockets with a shoe organizer

-       Place jewelry in between two sheets of Glad Press’n Seal to avoid any tangles or breaks

-       Use a dryer sheet in your luggage to keep your clothes smelling fresh

-       Put dirty shoes in a shower cap

-       Screenshot travel directions, then turn off location services to save battery life

-       The “Along the Way” app will give you any cool attraction you can see along the way

-       Use a cereal container as the perfect no-spill trash can

-       Bring a shower caddy to help hold any snacks or on-the-go meals

-       If you’re parking your car when exploring a new city, drop a pin to remember

-       Bring a two-port USB car charger so everyone is fully charged

-       Pack an emergency kit (water, flashlight, flares, blanket, AAA card)

-       Keep extra small bills/change on hand to pay tolls

-       Bring an address book and stamps so you can send friends postcards from every city!