6 Beach Hacks To Make Your Trip Go Swimmingly

INSIDE EDITION offers advice for easy tricks to take to the beach.

Lifestyle expert Erika Katz has shared some great tips with INSIDE EDITION to make your day at the beach a breeze.

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1 – Uses a shoe organizer to hold food or items you may need, like sunscreen, your wallet, your keys, or your phone. You can hang it on a car seat when driving to and from the beach. 

2  Freezer bags are so versatile and can be used to take home wet bathing suits. 

3 – Bring a fitted sheet rather than a blanket.

Katz explained: “A fitted sheet is great to bring to the beach because you can bring up the sides and put your cooler in one corner, your bag [in another]. You also have this nice open space, so if you want to eat lunch you can do that with no sand. It keeps everything sand free."

4 – Put your valuables in a diaper. 

"You are at the beach and you want to go in the ocean, what do you do with your valuables? Put them in a diaper. Put your phone, keys, bracelet, or whatever, and wrap it up. It looks like a stinky, dirty diaper. Nobody is touching this," she said. 

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5 – When it's time to pack up and head home, rinsing off all those sandy toys can be a real chore – until now.

She uses a laundry basket and places all of the toys inside and said: "You are just going to go into the ocean, get some water in here. The holes in here act as a strainer and you can get everything clean in one shot."

6  Use baby power to help get the sand off your feet when you are leaving the beach.

"You take a little bit of baby powder, rub it on your feet and it gets the sand right off," she said.

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