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Ideal preparation for a trip to nature: what to take with you in the car in

From navigation and first aid to amenities and food, here's a list of essentials for a comfortable and safe trip into the great outdoors.

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Before you go into nature, you should carefully prepare so that the trip goes without any unpleasant surprises. From navigational aids to cozy blankets and nutritious snacks, your suitcase should include everything you need to stay comfortable and safe. Here's a basic list of what to pack in your car for the perfect road trip.

Here's a list of what to take in your car.


  • Navigation tools - GPS or maps in case the cell signal is weak.
  • First aid kit - in case of unplanned injuries or illnesses.
  • A flashlight or headlamp is useful if you have to move around in the dark.
  • A multi-tool (such as a Swiss Army knife) can be useful in a variety of situations.
  • Matches or lighter - for starting a fire or grill.
  • Insect repellents - for a comfortable time in nature.
  • Sunscreen - It is important to protect your skin from UV rays.
  • Drink water and snacks - to maintain energy and hydration.
  • Garbage bags - for cleaning up garbage so as not to pollute the environment.
  • A power bank is always useful when you are on a trip and there is not a single outlet nearby to fully charge.

For comfort:

  • Folding chairs and a table will create coziness and comfort during a picnic or relaxation.
  • Blankets or sleeping bags - useful for relaxing or in case of cool weather.
  • Tent - if you plan to spend the night outdoors.
  • Music player with portable speakers - to create the mood.
  • Games and activities (e.g., ball, Frisbee, board games) to keep you and your children occupied.

For food:

  • Cooler or thermal bag - to keep food fresh.
  • Grill or barbecue and charcoal - if you plan to cook over an open fire.
  • A set of picnic dishes (plates, glasses, cutlery) - reusable or disposable, depending on preference.
  • Kitchen utensils (knives, cutting board, corkscrew, etc.) - for preparing and serving food.
  • Paper towels or napkins - for convenience and hygiene.

By packing all these things, you can be sure that your trip to the great outdoors will be comfortable and enjoyable.

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