Get Out of Dodge - The Ultimate Checklist

Last updated 
January 7, 2020 
by Ashley Ellefsen

“Get out of Dodge”.

The saying was born in Dodge City, Kansas in the mid-1900’s by those who found themselves on the wrong side of the law and needing to bounce quickly.  We’re not actually running from any lawman but we may be running away from our mundane day jobs and screaming children.

So, you’ve spent months meticulously planning every last detail of this vacation and you’re ready to goooo!

You’re down to the wire but still find yourself struggling to get everything done. As usual it feels like there are a million things to do, and it’s easy to stress about possibly forgetting something.  Which is exactly why I put this checklist together for you! When you have all the big things to remember, here’s a short list of the small last minute items you won’t want to forget!

Now, since my OCD has no bounds, I’ve put together this bonus list for those of you who are "extra" (like me ;)!

Now ‘get out of dodge’ kid!

If you have additional tips that I can add to my list, drop them in the comments.  I would love to hear from you!

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I’m Ashley...'American Made' because I was born in the incredible US of A and proudly raised in a military family. I’ve enjoyed living and traveling around the world since I was a child. I’ve explored over two dozen countries and always have a bag packed, ready for my next adventure!
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