Camping is great fun and we enjoy the outdoors. After throwing the food, cooler, tents, blankets and chairs into the car we may need to spend a few minutes thinking about the other things we need that are not big items. If you miss out on them you may find yourself with less than an enjoyable experience.
-Ear Plugs: If your in a campground you will need them as kids waking up at 5 AM, people talking, and regular noise leaks through tents easily.
-Sleeping Bag Pads: If you have spent any time on the ground you know how hard it can be. It can also be very cold.
-Correct Weather Sleeping Bag: Make sure you have the right temperature sleeping bag. If your in the desert or mountains temperature between day and night can be huge.
-Sun Block: When you are out in the sun all day you will need to carry with a small container of sun block and use liberally.
-Layers of Clothing: Sometimes its very hot and sometimes very cold. Make sure you have layers and an easy to pack jacket.
-Bug Spray: An essential you don't want to forget about or otherwise you may be miserable.