7 Things to Pack for Kids to Make That Holiday Road Trip Easier

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We all know that outings with kids can involve a lot of preparation and planning. No matter how old your kids are, they require a lot of things to keep them happy and entertained when you’re out and about.

Diapers? Check.

Bottles? Check.

Favorite toy, blanket, or stuffed animal? Check.

Flying with a baby is a task all on its own, but if you have plans to take a road trip to visit family and friends for the holidays, you may be wondering how to make everything go smoothly while you’re in the car for a while. We can’t promise a meltdown-free car ride, but we have rounded up a few handy travel items you may want to have on hand. Here’s to hoping your travels this holiday season are a bit more fun and a lot less stressful!

calpak car organizer

Travel Organizer

Bringing along toys, books, an iPad, and more? Keep it all organized and in one spot with this handy organizer.


Portable White Noise Sound Machine

Using a white noise machine is a great way to drown out music or chit chat while you're on the road.


Brica Out-N-About Trunk Organizer & Changing Station

Make changing diapers a breeze by having everything you need in one central place.

The Baby's Brew

Portable Bottle Warmer & Formula Dispenser

Baby won't take a cold bottle? No problem! You can choose between three temperatures, and it stays warm for up to four hours.

Amazon | Rafow

Car Rear Window Sun Shade

Don't let the glaring sun interrupt nap time or screen time. These shades block the sun but also still allow you to roll down the window if you need to!

Amazon | Lusso Gear

Kids Travel Tray

Make it easy for your kids to play and entertain themselves while on the road with this activity tray—complete with a cup holder too!

road trip game
Amazon | Briarpatch

Travel Scavenger Hunt Card Game for Kids

This card scavenger hunt card game for kids is easy to pack and offers some screen-free fun!

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