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10 Fun Road Trip Games for Family Road Trips

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Keep the entire family entertained with these 10 fun road trip games!  Put away the electronics and enjoy the scenery while having fun and even learning something new.

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Tired of hearing "I'm bored!" on your family road trip? Check out these fun road trip games! From little kids to adults, these car games will keep the entire family entertained as you learn, have fun and make memories during your summer vacation travel.

I love going on road trips. I could meander along a highway for hours. I love to stop and check out quirky places and off the beaten road tourist spots.  I’m a total sucker for the World’s Largest ANYTHING.  But having two kids in the back seat adds a bit of a wrench in to my spend a week in car personality.

I’m not opposed to letting them watch movies or play on a tablet, but even they get bored after a few hours. So I stock up on fun road trip games to keep us all entertained, having fun, learning new things, and creating memories.   Here is a list of 10 fun games that are perfect for any car trip.


10 Fun Road Trip Games for Family Road Trips

Travel Scavenger Hunt Card Game

Travel Scavenger Hunt For Kids Card Game – This is a fun card game the whole family can get involved in! Each player grabs a card and the first person to find what’s on their card wins.


National Geographic

National Geographic Kids Ultimate U.S. Road Trip Atlas: Maps, Games, Activities, and More – My kids love maps! We own several of these types of books and the kids spend hours pouring over them. This one is packed with back seat games and activities to keep them entertained.


Spot It

Spot It! on the Road – This little tin contains 55 different cards of things you will “spot” on a road trip.  For 2-8 players, Spot It! develops attention, visual perception, speech-language, and fine motor skills. Plus it’s just fun!


Rand McNally

Rand McNally Best Travel Activity Book Ever! – This fun book is geared towards the younger crowd and is full of travel themed coloring pages, dot to dots, mazes and other fun games. Melissa Doug Travel Memory Game Game Toys Games

Melissa & Doug Travel Memory Game – An old family favorite, Memory, in a convenient travel package. Plus it’s from Melissa & Doug so you know it’s built to last through many trips.

Kids Trip Diary

Kid’s Trip Diary: Kids! Write About Your Own Adventures and Experiences! – My daughter loves to write and she loves anything with the world “journal” or “diary” in it. This is a fun place for your little writer to record her travel experiences. Melissa Doug Family Road Trip Box Of Questions Toys Games

Melissa & Doug Family Road Trip Box Of Questions – This fun box is packed with fun! It includes conversation starters, quiz cards, 10 different classic road games, and paper maps for a game of license plate bingo. This is road trip fun in one box.

Traffic Bingo

Travel Bingo  – The classic bingo game.  This set includes 4 different types of games so you can switch it up for more hours of fun.


License Plate Bingo

License Plate Game –  It’s the classic road trip game, but in an easy write on/wipe off laminated map format. There’s also state trivia about each state so the kids are learning, too.


Brain Quest for the Car

Brain Quest For the Car – This fun trivia is game is perfect for 1st through 6th graders.  The deck contains over 1100 trivia questions about America so you can learn about the places you are visiting.


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