Everything to Pack for a Rafting Trip

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This summer, it’s time to think out of the box when it comes to your physical activities. With our calendars filled with everything from outdoor yoga to hikes, why not consider a rafting trip as you round out the end of the season? Rafting takes a specific wardrobe. Flip-flops or other sandals that may fall off your feet are not exactly an option on the choppy waters, and you might want a few extra layers to keep you warm in the waves. Instead, opt for wetsuit-style swimsuits, fast-drying shorts, and water shoes that, while they might not be runway-ready, are totally awesome in a sporty kind of a vibe.

As you prepare for what might be your most outdoorsy activity yet, start prepping that wardrobe of yours for the big event. Below find everything you’ll need for that adventure with exactly what to wear rafting this summer. In bright colors and bold prints, this might just be your most fashionable water sport outfit yet.

Sporty sunglasses

Grab a pair of sunglasses that’s going to stay on your face in choppy waters.

Athletic shorts

For the activity, try a pair of shorts over your bathing suit that will dry quickly afterward.

One-piece swimsuits

No fuss or wardrobe malfunctions are going to occur with these sporty tank suits.

Water shoes

The athletic sandals of your childhood are back, as you want to make sure to slip into shoes that will have you walking over watery rocks with no slippage.

Wetsuit

Consider a wetsuit style to keep you warm, but opt for a style with a little less coverage with a traditional swimsuit bottom.

Buy all of the above for that rafting trip and wear them all summer long.