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Lake Weekend Essentials

Lifestyle + Lake Weekend Essentials

My bachelorette is this weekend y’all! An entire weekend at a lake house with my favorite girlfriends sounds like absolute heaven right now. Life has been really crazy and I’ve been missing Midwestern summers this month. A lake weekend is probably the perfect remedy, and since I’ve been packing since last week, I thought I’d share with your my lake weekend essentials!


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Lake Weekend Essentials

What To Pack For A Lake Weekend


-2 Swimsuits (striped of course! Here & here with these bottoms!)

Jean shorts

Beach cover-up


Sweatshirt (for bonfires!)

Comfy pjs!

-T-Shirts (love this one & this one!)



A fun pool floaty (I got a big ring one since it’s my bachelorette party!)

Perfect towel for laying on the beach or the dock


A Hat (for second day hair and to keep the sun out of your face!)

-Sunscreen — reapply every hour!

Koozie for your drink


To Eat:

-Brats & Burgers

-Corn on the cob

– S’Mores

-Lots of watermelon & berries

-Summer shandy (Porch Rocker & Leinkugels are my favorites!)



What are you favorite things to do at the lake? What do you normally make sure to bring with you?




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  • Azanique

    I love that float girl! SO darn cute

    – xo, Azanique |

    • Thank you! I can’t wait to use it, and I really don’t care that it’s pretty extra lol!

  • A lake weekend sounds so lovely. I was just sitting in class daydreaming about a weekend with some girl friends and possibly a boat! I hope you have so much fun at your Bachelorette party, SO SO exciting <3

    • Haha thank you! Work is going to be hard today because I’m just so excited!

  • Happy bachelorette weekend! I hope you have a great time!

  • thesophiadiaries

    Omg, that swimsuit looks amazing – my kind of swimwear <3

  • Adriana

    I loove your picks! Simple flip flops and fun pool floats are must haves! Hope you have a blast girl!!

    • Thank you! I literally only wear flip flops for water activities, so I generally just go with simple ones!

  • The blow up ring is SOOO cute! Enjoy your bachelorette party, I am sure it will be so much fun!!
    xx, Theresa

    • Thank you! I can’t wait to take a million photos with my floaty haha!

  • ahh i havent been to a lake in forever! happy bachelorette weekend!

  • Such a great list! I’ve been going to the lake on weekends, and I typically make a packing list each time. Now I can just print this and check it off 🙂 I hope that you have an awesome bachelorette weekend!

    XO, SS || Seersucker Sass

    • Haha thank you! We used to do lake weekends like twice a month when I was younger, I am so excited and hoping my workday flies by!

  • I think this list would be perfect for my friend’s bachelorette weekend in Charleston! We plan on spending some time at the beach. I could live happily ever after in a pullover like that one! ❤️ have a fun bachelorette weekend!

  • mckenna bleu

    I love packing for the lake! I always bring a cute float, like the one you added!

  • Oh how I would love a weekend at the lake lol! Love that suit!

  • How cute! I love that fun towel!

  • That floaty is so cute! It is perfect for the lake!

  • Amy

    Such a great little list! I grew up going to the lake and a floats are a must for me!


    Amy | Pastel N Pink

  • Miss ALK

    Happy Bachelorette Ashley!! How fun is that ring float! Y’all are going to have a blast I just know.

    xoxo A