Whether it is a flight, road trip, train trip or even boat trip, travelers are not often excited for the traveling part of a trip. The idea of a long road trip and added driving hours can tend to turn people off. Road trips do not need to be stressful and completely boring. With the right vehicle and road trip games, your trip can be entertaining and a fun drive. Bakersfield Mazda in Bakersfield, CA wants you and your family to have the best road trip possible this summer! We have compiled a list of the Top Ten Road Trip Games so you and your family or friends can have a great time during every part of your vacation.
Top 10 Road Trip Games:
- i-Spy: One of the best known car games of all time. Have someone start with “I spy with my little eye…” and give a hint. The first person to guess correctly will pick next.
- 20 Questions: Someone picks a person, place or thing and guessers get 20 questions to guess what it is.
- Punch Bug Slug: Keep track of how many Volkswagen bugs you see and the first person to see them can tap everyone.
- Getting Through the Alphabet: starting with A, utilize letters on signs, billboards, license plates, etc. and the first one to find all of the letters of the alphabet in order will win.
- Scavenger Hunt: Put a list together of objects commonly seen in city, rural or suburbs and race to see who can find them all first.
- Mystery Song: hum or whistle a tune or television show tune to see who can guess it first
- Tunnel Vision: when entering tunnels see who can hold their breath the longest
- Geography: Try naming all the states. How many Capitals or Countries can you name? Have someone name a state and someone else name a state or capital that starts with the last letter of the state.
- Two Truths and One Lie: Tell two truths and one lie and have people guess what the lie was.
- Group Story Telling: Make up a story about the people in the car next to you. Or have someone start the story with a few sentences and then have someone else take over.
Along with great road trip games a great vehicle can also help improve the whole trip experience. Recently, both the CX-5 and Mazda6 were honored at Family Choice Challenge for their family-friendly ways. The overall Top Family Choice Vehicle award went to the Mazda CX-5 for great driving dynamics, comfort, fuel economy, abundant safety features and versatility. Adding another award to its already long list, the Mazda6 earned the Best Green Family Choice Vehicle. By combining these games with one of these vehicles, you are sure to have a successful road trip!