How can I get around the drow’s light sensitivity?

My friends and I are trying to come up with ways to get around the drow’s sunlight limitations. We thought of using spells, but Darkness makes it impossible to see, which would defeat the purpose.

The best I’ve been able to come up with is lashing a large patio umbrella to a mule and making it follow the drow everywhere. Would this work, at least for a low level melee character?

What other options does our drow have?

This question is about what I can do as a player to take advantage of RAW; the players in my group don’t mind being munchkin-y. Telling the GM to make the campaign take place at night isn’t an option.