When you bring along the right games, your kids can have fun every step of the way—even during the airplane ride, transport between cities, and the motor coach. We’ve included a combination of tried-and-true travel games and ones utilizing the latest technology. Don’t miss the opportunity for smiles each and every moment!
- Visit Coolgorilla® to find the latest iPod software releases and free mobile downloads so your kids have an ever-changing selection of games on hand.
- At MomsMinivan, you can download printable travel games for various ages.
- Check out AreYouGame to find reasonably priced board games and other games designed specially for travel.
- Stickers and activity books, along with crayons or felt pens, are a safe bet for younger travelers. Sketchbooks with washable markers or colored pencils are also fun.
- Books, books, books! Old favorites, surprise new titles, and destination-specific books are a great way to pass the time. Take a look at our reading recommendations.
- Kids enjoy writing postcards to friends and relatives, so buy some pre-stamped ones, or buy them along the journey. You can choose ones with destination photos or blank ones for your children to provide the art.
- A scavenger hunt is fun for all ages. Come up with a list of things to look for in advance. For example, you can include things like flowers or cars of a specific color, flashing lights, a hotel, a billboard with a certain picture on it, or anything else general and relatively easy to spot.