Get Ready for your Summer Road Trip with These Must-Have Accessories

2022 Buick Enclave parked in a driveway

Summer Road Trip Accessories

With summer finally here, many drivers are ready for the road trip they’ve been waiting for. While getting your vehicle ready for a road trip is the most important thing you can do to prepare for your trip, having the right things with you is also very important. To make driving more fun and safe, you’ll want to be prepared for anything that can happen while on the road. The following information will give you an idea of what to bring and what accessories you’ll need with you when you depart on your summer road trip.

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GM-Approved Road Trip Equipment

Rear-Seat Entertainment System

Keep rear-seat passengers entertained on your summer road trip with the available rear-seat entertainment system with a DVD player. This system provides your back seat passengers with the ability to watch shows and movies while on the road using this 8-inch monitor.

Hitch-Mounted Bicycle Carrier

If you’re taking a road trip this summer and plan on taking your family bicycles with you, a hitch-mounted bicycle carrier makes it easy while also providing you with more interior cargo space for all the other things you want to bring with you.

Roof Rack

Don’t have enough interior cargo space for all your stuff? This roof rack will provide you with more cargo space for your summer road trip, so you don’t have to leave anything behind.

Roadside Emergency Reflective Triangle

You just never know when you’re going to have a vehicle breakdown, so you’ll want to be prepared with this roadside emergency reflective triangle that helps keep you, your passengers, and your vehicle safe while pulled over.

25 Car Accessories and Items to Bring on a Summer Road Trip

Make sure you have a fun and safe road trip by packing these car accessories and items with you on your summer road trip. Having the right things with you will ensure you have a successful road trip.

  1. First Aid Kit
  2. Emergency Roadside Kit 
  3. Portable Car Battery Jump Starter
  4. Tire Inflator
  5. Auxiliary Power Inverter
  6. Car Garbage Can
  7. Sunglasses
  8. Window Shade
  9. Travel Pillow
  10. Tissue/Toilet Paper
  11. Water Bottles
  12. Road Kit
  13. Cooler
  14. Snacks
  15. Cleaning Wipes
  16. Ziploc Storage Bags/Storage Containers
  17. Phone Charger
  18. Blankets
  19. Napkins/Wet Wipes
  20. Music
  21. Multi-Tool
  22. Maps
  23. Games
  24. Hand Sanitizer
  25. Garbage Bags

Before you hit the road for your summer road trip, be sure to pack these accessories and items with you to ensure a smooth and safe trip. You just never know when you’re going to need these things, and you’ll be happy you have them if you do. Better safe than sorry. If you need to have your vehicle serviced before your road trip, visit us at Terra Nova Motors, and we’ll be happy to help get your vehicle ready for the road.

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