15 Essentials For Your Summer Getaway

Summer getaways are hands down the best part about these glorious few months of warmth and sunshine. Loading up the car or hopping a quick flight to somewhere far from home (or close, if you’re more into staycations) is the best way to pass the fleeting summer months.

Because packing is always the most stressful part of any trip (and you should stay far from stressed this summer), our contributor, Chelsea Jackson of Hazel + Scout, pulled together all of her favorite summer travel essentials that are perfect for getting you somewhere fun in style! With your swim gear in hand (check out our top picks of the season here) and the perfect playlist to keep you company, toss these essentials into your suitcase and go. Just don’t forget to send us a postcard!

Anthropologie Passport Holder $26

Perfect for all of those far-off trips you’re dreaming of this summer, this chic passport holder will keep your important stuff (passport, plane tickets, etc.) in one place AND looking good.

Salt & Stone SPF 30 $18

Hydrate and repair your skin with this antioxidant-infused nourishing mineral-based sunscreen for the face and body. Sun safety first!

Free People Raffia Hat $98

Protect your face and look cute doing it with this wide-brimmed sun hat. It’s perfect for a shining Instagram moment (don’t worry, we plan those, too)!

Brixton Bells Lifeguard Hat $29

This style of hat is my go-to accessory for long days in the sun. The straw is light and not too sweaty (a big concern!), and totally cute with denim shorts and sandals.

Ban.do Beach Please Towel $38

We wish we were, too…

Ban.do Cooler Bag $34

A cute summer tote that keeps the rosé cold…we’re all over it!

Free People West Side Sunnies $20

Stylish and retro, these sunglasses are at the top of our must-wear list this summer.

Free People Night Walker Sunnies in Nude $20

The perfect, affordable cat-eye to throw in your beach bag and not worry about. We love this nude-y pink hue and statement-making shape!

Jenni Kayne Salon Slide Sandal $310

Straw styles aren’t going anywhere this season and this pair of Jenni Kayne slides is definitely worth the splurge since you’ll be wearing them all summer. These beach-y sandals pair perfectly with jeans, sundresses and your swimsuit…triple threat!

Urban Outfitters Slouchy Shopper Tote $49.99

We’re loving this dusty rose shopper for strolling the local market, corralling all of your beach necessities or carrying onto the plane.

Ban.do Getaway Travel Pillow $24

Have you ever seen a cuter travel accessory? This comfy neck pillow will be your best friend on the road or in the air, trust us.

Urban Outfitters Slouchy Straw Bag $29

Headed somewhere tropical (or just headed to the grocery store)? This straw tote is relaxed, easy and super cute!

CalPak x Oh Joy! Packing Cubes $48

A real life-saver for getaway packing, these packing cubes are fun, bright and a game-changer for keeping organized on the go.







Helsinki Speaker $449

Because summer getaways require background music…need we say more?

Wander Love’ $24.99

This easy read will definitely inspire you to go on a few summer adventures! With tips for solo travel, photography and a ton of wanderlust inspo, this book is ideal for flipping through on the plane or beach.






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Need a little more advice for the perfect travel situation? Check out our piece on weekend trips to take with your BFF, or our ultimate guide for glamping must-haves!

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