I recently moved from the San Francisco Bay Area to the Phoenix Metropolitan Area, which involved a road trip that took over 12 hours. I have always loved road trips, but realize that they take way more pre-planning, organization, and precautions than traveling by plane. If you have everything planned and in place, you will most likely have a pleasant and anxiety-free trip. If you forget all your essentials — maybe, not so much. Here are 15 things that everyone should definitely include when taking a road trip, be it for a quick weekend away or a cross-country adventure — check it out!