Top Ten Ways to Pass the Time on a Road Trip
If you’re driving to a vacation spot this summer, these top ten ways to pass the time on a road trip will make the car ride much more enjoyable. Let’s face it, we’ve all been there. You’re on the road with the kids & your destination is still hours away. After they tire of their video games and movies, they start to fidget & fight. Pull up our list of the best ways to pass the time on a road trip and get them started. You’ll be surprised how quickly the time flies.
See our Top 10 Ways to Pass the Time on a Road Trip
10. Sing a Song
Singing a song can be a great way to pass the time on a road trip. The challenge will be keeping your kids from screaming in your ears. Singing a song along with a song on the radio can also be fun. Take turns selecting songs and before you know it, an hour has passed.
9. Play I Spy
“I Spy” is a fun way to pass the time on a road trip. Take turns spying something while the others in the car try guessing what it is. Spying something outside the car is a challenge as it may be out of site by the time the others guess it. We usually spy something of a certain color and let others guess what it is but there are lots of ways to play. Mix it up & have some fun.
8. Look for Yellow Cars
In our family we shout “Banana Car” whenever we see a yellow car. You don’t see too many yellow cars out there on the road so finding them can be a challenge. Playing Banana Car is one of the best ways to pass the time on a road trip and you can play other games while still tallying up all the yellow cars you see.
7. Find Punch Buggies
Finding punch buggies or VW Bettles is similar to playing find the Banana Cars. Whenever you see one, you shout “Punch Buggy” along with the color of the car. The first one to see it & shout it out wins. No need to keep score, just keep your eye out.
6. Search for License Plates from Other States
We played this game for a while and it helped our kids learn more about the different states in the United States & led to more conversations about where we were going & which states we were traveling through. You’d be surprised how many different state license plates you will see. It’s another of the great ways to pass the time on a road trip.