Travel Hygiene Tips: Road Trip Essentials & How to Stay Fresh On-the-Go – Thrillist

Sweat is guaranteed, but showers? Not so much. Here’s what you’ll need to keep your hygiene on point and your spirits high while driving for days on end.

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Like it or not, road trips are back with a vengeance this summer. With lots of “normal” travel plans thwarted and a collective desire to disrupt a routine of staying put and… doing nothing, Americans are flocking to the highways, backroads, and scenic routes across the country as a means to escape for some semblance of vacation this year. 

Of course, as much as we embrace spontaneity when it comes to traveling, the cornerstone of a successful road trip does involve at least a little planning (especially right now, as travel restrictions can make things exceptionally complicated). One easy thing you can do is set up you