What to Pack

Guests new to Sunset Lodges often ask us what they should pack. To help, below is a detailed list of what’s included and what we suggest bringing along.

Furnishings Provided

Living Room

  • Futon
  • Coffee table
  • Fireplace with complimentary kindling and firewood
  • Two twin daybeds with pillows, sheets, and linens (except Cabin 7)
  • Dining table and chairs
  • Welcome guide
  • Guestbook
  • Door key


  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Sink
  • Bath towels, hand towels, and washcloths
  • Toilet paper
  • Shampoo
  • Hand soap
  • Tub (Cabin 7 only)


  • Beds with pillows, sheets, and comforter (bed sizes vary—see cabin pages for more details)
  • Storage for clothing and personal effects
  • Clothes hangers


  • Oven and stove
  • Full-sized refrigerator with ice trays
  • Sink
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker and coffee filters
  • Toaster
  • Tea kettle
  • Knives and cutting boards
  • Baking dishes and baking sheets
  • Corkscrew
  • Pots and pans
  • Measuring cups and spoons
  • Plates and bowls
  • Glassware and mugs
  • Flatware
  • Serving spoons, spatulas, and other kitchen utensils
  • Dishwashing liquid and sponge
  • Potholders and dish towels
  • Drying rack
  • Trash can with liners
  • Recylce bin
  • Broom, dust pan, and brush
  • Paper towels
  • Dishwasher (Cabin 7 only)
  • In-freezer ice maker (Cabin 7 only)

Suggested Items to Pack

For indoors

  • Food for meals and snacking
  • Ground coffee (coffee maker and filters provided)
  • Medications and toiletries (a pharmacy is located in nearby Wolfeboro for items accidentally left behind)
  • First-aid kit (in case of minor injuries)
  • Laptop computer and charger (free WiFi is broadcast throughout the grounds)
  • Cell phone and charger
  • A variety of clothes, especially in the fall and spring when temperatures vary widely
  • Swimsuit and sunglasses for the warmer months
  • Your favorite hobbies such as knitting, puzzles, playing cards (an assortment of games may also be found in the cabins and the recreation center)
  • Books to read (if packing light, each cabin has a small lending library)

For outdoors

  • Flashlights
  • Bug spray and sunscreen
  • Outlet converters (two prong to three prong)
  • Beach towels
  • Swimming toys and gear (noodles, blow-up rafts, etc.)
  • Binoculars
  • Motorized watercraft (boat slip included with stay)
  • Charcoal and lighter fluid (charcoal grills provided; gas grill with propane also available for guest use in the pavilion)
  • Fishing rods and tackle
  • Specialty boating, hiking, fishing, and sporting gear