7 Fun Games to Kill Time on a Road Trip ...


If you’re going to be stuck in a car for a long period of time, you’ll need some games to kill time on a road trip.

Whether you’re going to be surrounded by children or with a few adults, they’ll want to be kept busy.

No one enjoys boredom.

To help you entertain yourself, here are some games to kill time on a road trip.

1. Zitchdog

If you’re a fan of How I Met Your Mother, you’ve heard of this game.

Simply be the first person to call out ‘zitchdog’ whenever you see a doggie out the window.2

While driving a long distance, you’re sure to see a slew of dogs.

Even if you’re on the highway for most of the drive, you could see a pup sitting in a neighboring car.

If you’re looking for games to kill time on a road trip, start with Zitchdog.

Since the concept is so simple, you can play it while you’re in the middle of playing something else.

2. Guess the Song

During a long car ride, music is a must.2

If you have an iPod adapter or CD player, you can make a game out of your playlist.

Let one person be in charge of choosing the song, and have the rest of the car guess what it is and who sings it.

Whoever gets the most points gets to be in charge of choosing the music for the next round.

If the song is worthy for your ears, put the game on pause so the music can play.

3. Steal from Whose Line

Whose Line Is It Anyway?

has some great ideas for dialogue based games.

There’s Song Titles, where players can only speak by using existing song titles.

Another game involves using the same number of words in every sentence.2

If you need more ideas, check out a few episodes of the show.2

You’re sure to get plenty of ideas.

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