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Ultimate Packing Travel Checklist

Now that you’ve booked your trip to Niagara Falls, let us make your life easier by helping you pack! Whether this is your first trip or your hundredth trip, it is always helpful to have a rundown of what items you may want to pack so you have a travel checklist.

Do yourself a favour and bookmark this packing list, we’re sure that you'll want to refer back to it to make sure you have thought of everything that you want to bring along with you.

What to Pack for Niagara Falls

1. Important Travel Documents

Make sure to pack the following applicable items as it will be difficult to travel without them!

  • Passport/ visa
  • ID, Driver’s License
  • Cash and Credit Cards
  • Health Insurance cards/documents
  • Reservations and itineraries
  • Hotel Information
  • Transportation Tickets
  • Emergency Contacts

It is also a good item to check if all your documents are valid, you don’t want to be surprised to find out your passport or ID is expired!

Our Tip: Email yourself a copy of your passport, driver’s license, medical cards and itinerary, so if anything happens to them you’ll be able to access them online.

2. Personal Item/ Carry on Bag

Whether you are flying, taking the train, or driving down to Niagara Falls, it is always a smart idea to pack a smaller bag that is accessible to you during your travels.

Some convenient things to include in your bag are:

For Comfort:

  • Pillow, blanket, ear plugs
  • Books, magazines
  • Card games
  • Guide books, travel guides
  • Change of clothes
  • Snacks( if you are traveling by car or train)


  • Mobile Devices
  • Device Chargers
  • Headphones
  • Ipad, Ipod
  • Camera

Health or Personal Items:

  • Hand sanitizer
  • Kleenex, wet wipes
  • Prescriptions or medicine
  • Glasses, sunglasses

3) Main Bag / Luggage

Alright, let’s get down to business! Your main bag includes all the items you’ll need throughout your trip. These items are also the easiest to forget when packing, so make sure to double check this list o see if you need them during your stay in Niagara Falls and if you have packed them.

The Basics:

  • Shirts
  • Pants and/or shorts depending on the time of year you are traveling
  • Socks
  • Underwear/ Undergarments
  • Sweaters
  • Jacket
  • Belt
  • Sleepwear
  • Dress(es) for the women and dress shirt(s) for the men
  • Blazer/ Suit Jacket
  • Jewelry/ Watches
  • Bathing suits * The Oakes Hotel has a swimming pool & hot tub- don’t forget these!
  • Shoes * We recommend brining a comfortable pair of walking shoes as there is lots to explore in Niagara. See our blog on 10 things to do in Niagara Falls that everyone can enjoy during their stay.

The Toiletries:

  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste, dental floss, mouthwash
  • Hair brush or comb, hair ties, barrettes/booby pins
  • Deodorant
  • Sunscreen
  • Make up
  • Body Lotion
  • Special Shampoo & Conditioner * The Oakes Hotel provides complimentary shower essentials.
  • Face wash/ makeup remover
  • Personal hygiene items such as perfume/cologne, hair products, shaving kit, etc.

Your Travel Health Items:

  • Pain and fever relievers
  • Cold medicines
  • Insect Repellent
  • Allergy medicines
  • Multi vitamins
  • Sunburn Relief
  • Eye Drops
  • First aid items (bandages, gauze, adhesives, etc.)

Get Packing, We Will See You in Niagara Soon!

Follow our Ultimate Packing Travel Checklist to ensure that you have all the essentials for successful travel! Expert packing and our newly renovated rooms and suites will have you feeling right at home. But do not worry, if you do happen to forget an item or two the Oakes Hotel Overlooking the Falls will be able to assist you in making sure you find everything you need during your stay in Niagara.

All that’s left to do is pack! We look forward to seeing you at the Oakes Hotel Overlooking the Falls in Niagara Falls, Canada soon.

Happy Packing!

Posted on October 19, 2016


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