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Family camping checklist

Camping checklist for families

Family camping Checklist with printable PDF

Camping is a fun and memorable experience, but it can also be hard! You most likely need to organize your kids and maybe even your partner’s luggage, and on top of that you need to make sure you’ve got all your camping gear essentials with you. In addition, when you arrive at our beautiful camping in Tuscany you even need to set up your tent (in case you go tent-camping) and start cooking in the “great outdoors” of Tuscany.

To help you out we created a complete family camping checklist including the personal items needed, tent essentials, and the gear and food needed to prepare easy camping meals for your family.

Go to the checklists:

➡ Tent camping checklist

➡ Camp kitchen equipment

➡ Personal items

➡ Camping with babies checklist

➡ Games and other entertainment

➡ Printable family camping checklist PDF

➡ Are you ready to enjoy the Tuscan sun?

  • Tent

  • Ground cover and tarp

  • Hammer

  • Sleeping bags

  • Sleeping pads or air mattresses

  • (Camping) pillow

  • Flashlight or headlamp and extra batteries

  • Camp chairs

  • Camp table

  • Camping lantern

  • Camp stove & propane

  • Pots, pans and cooking utensils

  • Paring knife, spatula and cooking spoon

  • Reusable plates and cups

  • Bottle and can opener

  • Cutting board

  • Tin foil

  • Sponge, dishcloth, dishtowel

  • Tub or bin for washing the dishes

  • Cooler for drinks

  • Reusable water bottle

  • Snacks such as energy or muesli bars

  • Paper towels

  • Trash bags


  • Toilet paper

  • Toothbrush and toothpaste

  • Toiletry kit

  • Quick-dry towel

  • First aid kit

  • Prescription medications

  • Sunscreen

  • Sunglasses

  • Sun hat or cap

  • Insect repellent

  • Insect repellent candles

  • Pyjamas

  • Clothing and swimwear

  • Swimming cap

Optional personal items:

  • Baby wipes

  • Antiseptic wipes

  • Small mirror

  • Cosmetics

  • Earplugs

  • Lip balm with spf

Travelling with a newborn can be scary, but the only thing that’s important is to pack well. Besides, you can find almost all your regular necessities in the local supermarkets near our camping in Tuscany. We even have two large baby rooms in our bathroom facilities, to make sure you can easily change your baby in a nice and clean environment. Don’t be afraid to come camping with a toddler or baby!

  • Diaper gear for your baby

  • Clothes and pyjamas for your baby

  • Baby food patches, dried fruits,

  • Baby camp chair

  • Factor 50 baby sunscreen

  • Hiking baby carrier

  • Baby-safe mosquito repellent

  • Stroller

  • Pack ‘n play


If you want to entertain your kids to make sure they won’t get bored, be sure to prepare your games and other items before departure! We created an article on the best camping games, but here’s a small list of fun games to take with you on your adventure.

  • Nature scavenger hunt

  • Uno card game

  • Traditional deck of cards

Are you ready to pack your bags and come on a relaxing camping holiday with your family in Tuscany? Part of enjoying a relaxing holiday is departing prepared. Pack your bags in time, and make sure you don't forget anything: use this printable printable family camping checklist to depart without worries!

Download the printable family camping checklist PDF we’ve created for you!

The warm Tuscan weather is waiting for you. We hope this checklist will help you get ready for a stress-free holiday with the entire family. Is it your very first time going camping, and do you not know where to start when it comes to getting all your camping gear? Read our article on how to create a complete family camping starter kit for some suggestions on robust but affordable camping tents, whether you should buy air mattresses or self inflating mats, and much more. Follow our blog for more tips for camping. Don’t forget to bring a big fat smile to your family camping trip!

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