The Ultimate Disney World Vacation Packing List

The Ultimate Disney World Vacation Packing List

Packing for a Disney vacation can seem overwhelming, so I am here to help! This is a detailed list of essentials for any Disney World vacation. Print and use this as your personal checklist and feel free to add any other ideas that you think would benefit your family. Hopefully these tips and tricks will help as you begin packing your suitcases and preparing for a magical vacation!

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  • Address Book & Stamps – to send postcards to friends and family at home
  • Aloe – in case of sunburn
  • Antacids
  • Antibacterial Lotion
  • Aspirin
  • Autograph Book & a Fat Pen – easier for characters to hold
  • Backpack (these fun loungefly backpacks are my favorites!)
  • Baby Powder
  • Band-Aids
  • Bathing Suits
  • Batteries/Battery Pack – for cameras or phones
  • Beach Towels – for water parks
  • Beach Shoes
  • Chafing Relief Gel - helps when you’re sweaty and walking all day 
  • Clothespins (or S Hooks) – hang wet swimsuits and close up bags of snacks
  • Contact Lenses – a spare set and glasses
  • Glow Toy or Glow Sticks – save $ by bringing your own to night shows
  • Gum – Disney does not sell gum on property
  • Hats
  • Insect Repellent
  • Lip Care – Blistex or Chapstick – with sunscreen
  • Liquid Hand Soap - only bar soap in WDW hotels
  • MagicBands - of course!
  • M&M’s Container with Shiny Pennies for Coin Press Machines
  • Moleskin for Blisters
  • Nail Clippers and Emery Board
  • Night Light
  • Pins for trading (and lanyard to wear them)
  • Pocket Binoculars
  • Ponchos
  • Portable Fan
  • Medicine - Prescription and Non-Prescription
  • Reusable Straws
  • Safety Pins
  • Swim Goggles
  • Sunscreen and MORE sunscreen
  • Surge Protector
  • Tissues
  • Trash Bags – for dirty clothes
  • Tweezers
  • USB Power Bank
  • Umbrella
  • Water Bottles
  • Wipes
  • Zipper-Top Bags


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