10 Road Trip Hacks That'll Save You Time (And Your Sanity)

Written by Grace & Silas

Road trips are a must for anyone looking for a bit of adventure and relaxation. With so many destinations just around the corner, anyone can explore new places and enjoy the scenery.  Whether it’s a short overnight trip or a longer vacation, a weekend trip is more than enough time to have some fun and unleash a new adventure.

Road trips, done right, can be a ton of fun. Done wrong, a road trip can be boring, exhausting and easily accidental-prone. To help navigate away from those road bumps, here are some road trip hacks to make your journey a little easier.

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Pack your shoes in a shower cap

Found from Brit.Co

This is a great way to keep your shoes from touching your clothes.

Fill Plastic Easter Eggs with Surprise Snacks

Found from The Krazy Coupon Lady

Plastic Easter eggs are a cute way to store snacks for the kids. Keep those eggs safe by placing them in an egg carton. This is sure to be a hit.

A First Aid kit is a necessity

Found from Travel Channel

You wouldn’t want anyone to get hurt on your trip with a long ways between towns; being prepared helps.

Print on the Road Kids Activity

Found from The Krazy Coupon Lady

Travelling with kids isn’t always easy. When boredom hits everything will be a mess. Give them this printable kids activity to get them busy and motivated in the whole trip.

Invest in a Personal Fridge

Found from The Huffington Post

Everyone would want to have a cold drinks and fresh foods on the road, so if feel like making a splurge, invest in a personal fridge.

Put a Binder Clip over your Razor

Found from Mashable

I bet this binder clip is really clever for protecting your things to avoid cuts or any damaging your razor razor.

DIY Smartphone Holder

Found from The Huffington Post

Using a rubber band and a binder clip, you can make your own smartphone holder.

Pack a bag of Napkins and Plastic Utensils

Found from Modern Parents Messy Kids

Eating on the go is so much easier this way.

Hang a Shoe Organizer Behind  a Seat

Found from All Day

Tired of car clutter? This shoe organizer will definitely keep your things organized and in order.

Travel with a Lego Box

Found from The Krazy Coupon Lady

And yes, who wouldn’t want a Lego box on the road? Kids would totally enjoy this.

Road trips are great ways to make memories with your loved ones. It’s the journey that counts more than the destination.  With these hacks, you can save time and money while enjoying the journey more.  Let me know what your favorite road trip hacks are in the comments!


Meet Silas & Grace

Silas and Grace always had a passion for travel. So in 2016, they started Chasing Foxes as an independent income source. 4 months after launch, they were making enough money from their blog to travel full-time, and in the past 5 years, they’ve been able to encourage others in their blogging journeys too. Learn more about Silas & Grace.

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