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With summer just around the corner, it is time to start planning your summer outings. Whether you like sightseeing tours or you simply want to hire a charter bus to take your family out to the beach, there are plenty of summer plans to make in the Virginia area. Here is a quick look at the important things you should not forget when planning your beach trip.

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Stock the Ice Chest

One of the most important parts of a successful beach trip is a well-stocked ice chest. This chest has to fuel your entire group with drinks, snacks, and possibly a full-blown meal. It also needs to keep everything cool for the time you are at the beach. Sometimes, you can find a hot dog stand or an ice cream parlor on the boardwalk, but there is not always cheap and convenient food and drink choices when you are trying to have fun at the beach.

Pack the Beach Supplies

When you hit the beach, make a checklist to remember all the towels, swimsuits, umbrellas, and everything else you’ll need for your fun and comfort. Do not forget these crucial items that allow you to have a complete day at the beach. Pack a duffel bag for the entire family. Fill it with towels, dry clothes, sunscreen, lounging chairs, and maybe a book or two. Depending on the weather, you may want to pack an umbrella, hats, and sunglasses, as well.

Book the Transportation

After a long day at the beach, you and the family are likely to be exhausted. It is a good kind of exhaustion, but there is no point in driving when you feel that way. There are several different buses that can take your entire group out to Ocean City, Virginia Beach, or Myrtle Beach whenever you wish, so you can simply get back on the bus and head home.

Haymarket Transportation wants you to have a great summer with memorable beach trips near Virginia, Maryland, and Washington, DC. Call us at 301-778-2007 or visit us online to reserve your spot today.