July 26, 2012
Arguably, the worst and most frustrating part of any vacation comes before the actual trip is taken. Preparing – and packing – for the trip can be stressful, confusing, and even sometimes downright awful. The worry of forgetting something, that no outfit will work for a specific situation, or that the clothing and shoes brought will be uncomfortable and inappropriate are all fears that many people have, and rightly so. There are ways to skip all of these problems and pack for vacation without stress, so that they can concentrate on the destination – especially if it is to a beautiful location like cabins in Pigeon Forge.
The most important thing that people can do to save themselves some pre vacation packing stress is to not procrastinate. Waiting to pack until the last minute will almost guarantee that some meaningful item will be forgotten. Understandably, many people wait until that very last load of laundry is finished to start stuffing a suitcase, but even if that is the case, many things can be packed before, leaving less to do at the end. Toiletries, some makeup, and even necessary but not everyday clothing items can be stowed in the suitcase early on, with the other things coming later. For those traveling to Gatlinburg’s cabins, even if something is forgotten, there are places to go for replacements, so forgetting something should not automatically equal a stressful situation.
Smart packing is necessary, too. This means taking things that will be worn, but in some cases,it also