Congratulations on the pending arrival.
Originally Posted by Kanikamom
what you must not forget to bring on your first camping trip.
A note pad and pen to write down everything else that your didn't anticipate needing.
Here are some ideas that make a nice upgrade.
BAL Light Trailer Tire Leveler
BAL Single Axle Tire Chock
Bal Bull's Eye level
With the leveler and chock, the camper will be a stable as your home foundation. No wiggle at all. It will feel solid even without deploying the stabilizers.
LED bulbs to replace the energy wasting incandescent bulbs.
Of a type like this
, look for warm white color. IIRC the two outdoor lights have a different base. So get a set of those too.
If you haven't found a PDI checklist yet, here are two. They are for big trailers, but much of the information applies to us.
Forest River Forums - Downloads - PDI Checklist
There is a great deal of information presented at the PDI. Record a video on your phone rather than taking notes.
Since you asked for opinions, you may find them more abundant here than your planned.
The best way to learn about what you need is to camp, camp and camp. Many of us started camping in our driveways or in the nearest park just to get the feel of the camper. There is learning curve, but it is not very long or steep.