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Must-have beach gear for families

A day at the beach with kids can be fun, but gathering up gear needed can wipe you out even before the waves do. Fox News Traveler rounded up eight must have beach items for families heading to the water with little ones in tow.

 

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SwimWays Flood Force Water Cannon

$14.99

The Flood Force Water Cannon is unique because it has an endless water supply," said Monica Jones, the marketing director for Swimways. "The lightweight product is perfect for children ages 4 and up, and is easy to take from the ocean to the lake for families traveling this summer and then back home for backyard fun."

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UV Sun Sense Wristband

$6.75

“Right now, the only way to know if your sunscreen is working is if you don’t get sunburn – and by then, it’s too late,” said Jon Horovitz, the co-founder and managing member of UVSunSense.  “The UVSunSense wristband takes the guesswork out of outdoor recreation and gives you accurate, real-time information that will help keep you and your family safe and healthy.” Click here to buy your own!

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Sand Off! Dry Body Wash

$7.99

"We developed this product because we love the beach but hate the sand leaving with us at the end of the day," said Jason McGowin, the president of Sand-Off!. "We want families to go to the beach together without any hassles and hope that Sand-Off makes a day at the beach hassle-free." Visit their website to buy your own.

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Sun Smarties Infant Cabana Beach Tent

$49.95

“The thing is you want to keep young kids out of the sun and off the sand,” said family travel expert Eileen Ogintz of Takingthekids.com.“They’ll eat it!”. This product does just that! Visit One Step Ahead to purchase your own.

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Stephen Joseph's Hooded Towel - Crab

$25.99

"Our super-soft towels will keep your kids dry from head to toe and your kids looking adorable," said Wayne Ballard, the director of sales for Stephen Joseph Gifts. "At the end of the day your kids will run out of the water in no time to dry off with this colorful towel." Click here to buy your own.

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Itzy Ritzy Wet Happened Zippered Wet Bag 

$17.95

"A day at the beach is one of the best summer, family activities but no mom wants to deal with wet bathing suits and sandy flip flops ruining her tote bag and car," said Brittany Sodora, an Itzy Ritzy associate. "Itzy Ritzy is receiving amazing reviews on our waterproof Wet Happened Zippered Wet Bags, as they contain everyone's beach items free from leaks, and messes; no more bursting bottles of sun screen to ruin the day!"

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SwimZip's "Ruffle Me Pretty"

$29.99

"SwimZip swimwear is a must have for babies, toddlers, and children at the beach because of its UV 50+ protection that blocks 99% of the harmful rays that cause sunburn and skin cancer," said Betsy Johnson, SwimZip founder and president. The "Ruffle Me Pretty" style is perfect for girly girls who don't want a sunburn!

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SwimZip's "Beach Bum Style"

$29.99

"SwimZip enhances families beach experience because parents don't have to constantly reapply sunscreen to their kids bodies ever two hours. Parents also don't have to fight their kids to put on a rash guard or swim shirt anymore." said Betsy Johnson, SwimZip founder and president. The shirt and shorts are perfect for boys!

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ComfortSEAT 

$99.95

"With 14 positions beach goers can lay flat for sun bathing or all the way upright for reading or eating offering far more versatility than standard beach chairs or towels," said George Varga of G2 Products. Visit ComfortSEAT's website to have your own.

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Must-have beach gear for families

A day at the beach with kids can be fun, but gathering up gear needed can wipe you out even before the waves do. Fox News Traveler rounded up eight must have beach items for families heading to the water with little ones in tow.

 

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