Your Summer Road Trip Packing Guide

Hit the road with these summer essentials.

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Keep your summer-soaked skin clean and hydrated with Facial Fuel (left, $21, 2.5 fl. oz.). The Essence Oils with a roller-ball applicator ($26, right) can spruce up your carmates quick. The Kiehls sample sizes are great for men and women -- save on packing space. GET IT: Kiehls, 3110 M St. N.W.
Foto: Karla Gómez-Escamilla / Telemundo Arizona
When you're not in the driver's seat, read something fun, like Sloane Crosley's second uber-witty collection of essays, "How Did You Get This Number" ($17.13), or "Sh** My Dad Says" ($8.79) by Justin Halpern, based on the outrageously hilarious Twitter feed. GET IT:
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Give yourself a boost of confidence with a truly great bathing suit -- has great choices, including Diane von Furstenberg's Powerstone string bikini (40 percent off at $108) and La Perla's Magret halterneck swimsuit (60 percent off at $210). GET IT:
The Solio Magnesium Solar Charger ($149.95) fans out into a flowerlike shape -- charge it up and then plug in your electronic devices. Power troubles solved! GET IT: REI, 3509 Carlin Springs Road, Baileys Crossroads, Va.; 9801 Rhode Island Ave., College Park, Md.
Swap out the disaposables for eco-friendly lookalikes. Made of reusable, dishwasher-safe melamime, the Bacherlor's China comes in sets of four plates ($18.75) or four cups ($17.50). GET IT: RCKNDY, (1515 U St. N.W.).
The Crazy Creek Original Chairs ($29.99-$39.99), available in different solids and patterns, are easy to toss in the car for any trip -- and they're also perfect for D.C.'s plethora of outdoor summer movies, since they won't cause problems for the people in front of you. GET IT:
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Block those pesky UV rays in style with the 100-percent cotton delux "capri" sunhat ($40), available in wood (shown), oak, and white. GET IT: Proper Topper, 3213 P St. N.W. and 1350 Connecticut Ave. N.W.
Foto: Karla Gómez-Escamilla / Telemundo Arizona
The the Fishnet wine tote ($16.99) offers a peek of, well, the wine you're toting. Made from Neoprene, the carrier expands to carry and protect two bottles of wine. GET IT:Home Rule, 1807 14th St. N.W.
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