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Top 5: Beach Gear Items We Love!

The summer may be winding down, but we hope you have one more beach trip in you before all is said and done. No beach in sight? A pool or lake works just fine, too! In honor of your remaining weeks before school starts up again, we scouted out some fun waterside items you might want to have handy for your next outing.

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Check out our fun beach gear picks below and then hit us up in the comments with your own favorites! We can’t wait to see what you’ve uncovered.


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Packing a lunch for your day trip? Or just want a hard surface where you can play cards or place your drinks and purses? This affordable pop-up table is easy to carry and easy to store, folding up in a bag. Once you have one, you’ll wonder how you ever lived without it! (Beach Store, $20)



Tote all your beach gear in style in a bag that won’t mind getting a little sand on it: a lightweight waterproof vinyl tote! It comes in several colors and can be personalized with your name, initial or monogram. (Think Personalized, $20)


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If you’re gonna bring a float, you might as well make it a fun one! ModCloth, of all places, has some really superb picks. We’re digging this bitten-into donut that looks both delicious and super fun to float around in. At $25, it’s also quite the deal!



Want to bring a game on your water trip, but afraid of ruining it? This water-resistant deck of playing cards is perfect. Just think of the many different games you can play with a simple deck of cards, and the transparent plastic is easy to wipe down at the end of the day. (MOMA Store, $8)


Nervous to leave your valuables behind while you’re jumping in the water? The Vacation Vault is a 7×6-inch case that holds your keys and cash with a three-digit combination lock while you swim, grab food and/or run to the bathroom. An attached cable loop helps you attach the vault to a picnic table or beach chair so that no one can run off with it easily, either! (Wayfair, $21)


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