What are the best games for travel? The ones you will play!
I spent many trips packing more complicated games like Ticket to Ride or Catan – they never came out of the car. These family favorite games are just too complicated to easily whip out and play. And they’re definitely too complicated to easily teach to new friends and family.
Moms and Dads, I know what you’re thinking. “I have to pack some school books for the trip. What if they forget about ‘xyz’.” Remember that there is always some learning that can be gotten through fun games; even math can be learned through games. Sometimes, you just have to change your viewpoint to see gameschool as a family priority.
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Small Travel Games
Think small. Small boxes don’t take up much space in a bag and are less likely to be smashed.
Great for a group, try to get the lowest score. This is similar to the card game Golf. Math and fun.
Who can pass up tossing little pigs? There’s a reason this one has been around for a while! It’s easy enough for all ages.
Funny Games for Travel
Bring the laughs to the crowd.
Get ready for laughing and table slapping and all over silliness. Teenage groups love it and anyone can join in. This one is fun!
Throw some of these cards in a big bag, and giggle your way through a game with a large group. Good for all ages.