15+ Car Games for Kids to Stay Busy On a Road Trip

A long car ride may not be the most exciting activity, but they’re especially challenging for kids to sit through.

Whether you’re going on a week-long car ride or a one-day road trip, these games will keep the kids entertained so you can focus on getting to your destination safely and quickly.

I Spy

An original, but still great! It doesn’t require any prep work and little to no adult interaction. If it is just an adult and a child, this game is still great because it isn’t overly distracting for the driver.

License Plate Games

There are quite a few license plate games to choose from, so you can pick one or do them all! There is never a shortage of license plates on a road trip. -Spot All 50 States -Make A Phrase

Would You Rather

Would you rather questions are fun for any age, but it’s entertaining to hear kids answer them. Their answers will surprise you and probably give you a good laugh.

20 Questions

20 Questions is another oldie, but a good one nevertheless! They are only allowed 20 questions in total. If they can’t guess what it is within those 20 questions, the person who is ‘it’ wins.


Trivia is a fun way for your kids to learn new things. Print out a list of trivia questions ahead of time that revolves around the children’s interests.

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