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How to Pack for a Summer Road Trip

Packing for Road Trips
(Photo: Red Jeep in the Desert via gualtiero boffi/

It’s summertime, and that means millions of Americans are hitting the road for four-wheeled excursions—and I’m no exception. After a recent solo road trip of my own, I’ve created a list of all the essentials that will keep you entertained, energized, and comfortable in the car.

For the ultimate drive to anywhere, make sure you pack your ride with the following must-haves for every summer road trip.

Editor’s note: This story was originally published in 2013. It has been updated to reflect the most current information.

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