1/19/2019 5 Comments
What to Pack: 10 Days in Hawaii
I have a confession...I'm a serial over packer. Like I have a serious problem. I don't really mind packing (minus the fact that I ALWAYS feel like I'm forgetting something!) But my strategy for most trips is to just grab whatever looks cute out of my drawers and closet and throw it in a big pile on the bed. But this time around, since I was showcasing my suitcase to the world, I tried to be a bit more strategic about what I was bringing and plan specific outfits for each day based on our itinerary.
Since it is our second time to the islands I had a much better idea of what I would need this time around. As I've mentioned before we are super active on our trips (hiking, biking, snorkeling, etc.) and on our last trip I quickly ran out of active wear. Another lesson learned was how laid back the island life really is. We did go to a few nice dinners and nighttime activites but even at the nicer restaurants you'll blend right in with a sundress and sandals.
Some of our planned activities include:
Another thing to keep in mind is what to actually pack your stuff in. Sadly Southwest (and their two free checked bags) don't fly everywhere we want to go. But my husband and I always try to still save a few bucks when traveling together. On this trip we plan to fit everything into only one checked bag, two carryons and our personal bags which saves a couple hundred dollars in baggage fees. Well, let's get packing!
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What am I missing? What are your travel must haves? Share with me in the comments below!
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1/21/2019 02:33:20 pm
So glad you found it helpful! Texas is so fun - my sister and I went to Dallas and Waco last spring. Can't wait to follow your adventures!
1/25/2019 04:47:35 am
Great packing list! We love Hawaii! We're hoping to go back to Maui this September. But for next week I'm headed on a mother/daughter cruise to Belize and Costa Maya! I'm an over packer also... I like the jumbo towel clips from the dollar tree, great for any last minute $1 needs! A small container of detergent pods and snacks too. Because Hawaii is so expensive. Safe travels
1/25/2019 02:14:28 pm
Wow that cruise sounds amazing!! We've gone on a few cruises and are probably due for another one sometime soon. I totally agree - the Dollar Tree has some great finds!
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