15 Road Trip Snack Ideas for Kids

These road trip snack ideas for kids are great for keeping hunger at bay while providing lots of healthy options! Most of these leave very little mess, making them ideal for long car trips. These road trip snack ideas would be a great addition to any outdoor picnic when you are on-the-go too!

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15 Road Trip Snack Ideas for Kids

Here are 15 Road Trip Snack Ideas for Kids:

  1. Granola Bars – our favorite ones are homemade using this recipe.
  2. Baby Carrots
  3. String Cheese
  4. Grapes
  5. Bananas
  6. Yogurt Squeezers
  7. Go-Go Squeeze Applesauce —  Exciting news!! Our friends at GoGo squeeZ recently sent us samples of their newest Fruit & VeggieZ flavor – Speedy Strawberry! My kids are loving this simple and delicious blend of apple, strawberry, and zucchini. Yummy!! We will be sure to pack plenty of GoGo squeeZ apple sauce with us on several road trips this Summer!
  8. Crackers
  9. Pretzels
  10. Mini Muffins
  11. Mini Croisants
  12. Turkey Lunch Meat
  13. Celery Sticks
  14. Bell Pepper Slices
  15. Beef or Turkey Jerky

15 Road Trip Snack Ideas for Kids

Do you have a favorite road trip snack that is not on this list? I would love to hear about it! Leave a comment and share your ideas with us!

More Road Trip Fun to Explore:

How to Make a Snack Cup from a Sheet of Paper

This is such a handy trick to know, especially for snacks like pretzels, dry cereal, or popcorn. These cups work well to keep snacks nice and tidy! You can easily make these cups up at the playground, or anytime you are out and about. Get full step-by-step instructions here.

Favorite Road Trip Games and Activities

Keeping the kids entertained during a long car trip is easy with these clever road trip games and activities! See the full list here.

10 Simple Ways to Make Road Trips Special

Whether you do one or ten of these little extras for your next road trip you will surely make the trip go more smoothly.  It will be more fun.  And, who knows, you might even make some special memories in the car as you head to your destination! See the full list of ideas here.

Quick and Easy Travel Activity Bags for Kids

With a little bit of careful planning, packing, and a couple of surprises, you can keep everyone fairly well occupied and keep the boredom at bay. See how we created our own travel bags, and what we packed in them here.