DisneyEssentialsPackingListForLandSeaVacationWhat to pack for Disney’s Park and Cruise Family Vacation Experience aka Land and Sea

My family did Disney’s Land and Sea experience as part of Disney’s Social Media Moms Celebration. We spent 2.5 days at Walt Disney World and then did a three-day cruise to the Bahamas on their Wonder ship. This packing list is based on what we used and what we had to buy because I forgot to pack it.

You can download the combined Packing List for Walt Disney World and Disney Cruise or keep reading for the list and tips:


  • toothbrush
  • toothpaste
  • floss
  • soap
  • lotion/moisturizer
  • hand sanitizer (p)
  • cosmetics
  • makeup remover wipes
  • nail polish remover wipes
  • nail polish
  • lip balm
  • comb/brush
  • hair cream
  • hair gel
  • hair bands/bobby pins
  • shampoo/conditioner
  • contact lens/glasses
  • contact lens/glasses case
  • contact lens solution
  • insect repellant
  • sunscreen (personal bag for boarding cruise, otherwise checked luggage)
  • feminine products
  • razor/shaving cream
  • manicure set
  • tweezer
  • baby wipes
  • deodorant
  • Lysol/disinfectant spray


  • Disney ears
  • light jacket (p)
  • jeans
  • pants/capris
  • comfy shirts/t-shirts
  • athleisure wear
  • sweater/sweatshirt
  • dresses
  • dress-up outfits/Pirate outfit if you’re on Wonder
  • formal attire if longer cruise (check your itinerary to see if this is necessary)
  • underwear
  • socks
  • swimsuit/trunks (at least 2) (one in personal bag)
  • cover-up (at least 2)
  • ponchos (p)
  • sneakers
  • flats/sandals
  • sneakers
  • flip-flops (p)
  • water shoes
  • hair scarf
  • pajamas
  • dresses
  • hat
  • sunglasses (p)
  • jewelry


  • headphones (p)
  • camera (p)
  • camera charger
  • phone charger
  • miscellaneous chargers (iPad, games, etc.)
  • memory cards (always have backups!)


  • cash (p)
  • travel confirmations/tickets – hotel, airlines, car rental (p)
  • boarding passes (p)
  • identification – license/passport (p)
  • insurance cards (p)
  • credit cards (p)
  • copies of ID, credit cards, insurance card
  • business cards (your info for each child’s personal bag)
  • magic bands (p)
  • gum/mints (p)
  • Snacks (p)
  • personal tissue pack (p)
  • hand towel/handkerchief (p)
  • Something to do (books, magazines, cards, games)
  • waterproof phone case
  • travel pillow/blanket
  • candy (for cruise shows/movies)
  • door magnets for cruise
  • Lanyard for key card on cruise
  • autograph book & pin
  • ear plugs
  • ziploc bags
  • laundry bag/color guard sheet
  • beach bag (can also be used to carry souvenirs!)
  • fanny pack/money pouch
  • clothespins
  • stain stick
  • night light
  • air freshener
  • binoculars
  • goggles
  • refillable water bottle
  • journal/notebook


  • first aid kit
  • cotton balls/q-tips (if not in kit)
  • Pain killer (ibuprofen, etc.)
  • prescription medicine
  • vitamins
  • Tums/Mylanta
  • anti-diarrhea medicine
  • allergy medicine (Benadryl, etc.)
  • motion sickness pills/sea bands

 * (p) = item for personal/day bag. This bag is essential for the day you board the ship and to have on the plane if you’re flying to Disney World. I use a backpack, but a tote can work well, too.

A few other things to note:

Disney cruises are family friendly, so other than one night of formal attire on some itineraries, dress is resort casual. I saw most people in capris, shorts, t-shirts, jeans, sundresses, etc.

There are laundry facilities on the ship, so if needed you can easily do one load of laundry about halfway through your trip. That’s why I encourage a laundry bag and color guard sheet. You can was one load of multiple colors without risk of color bleed. I love this travel hack almost everywhere we go.

Disney Cruise Line offers this VERY extensive list that breaks down according to ship and ports of call. It’s good to review, since it’ll be specific to your itinerary.

Click the photo below for the image option or here for the pdf of this packing list!

DisneypackinglistlandseaparkscruisesEnjoy the magical adventure and pixie dust of Disney! Towanda


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