What To Pack For a Mess-Free, Stress-Free Road Trip with Kids + Giveaway

Hear how during my recent family road trip, I kept my kids happy and my car mess-free by packing some fun supplies and the 14 oz. AUTOSEAL® Gizmo Sip Kids Water Bottle which I received for review. Plus enter to win a set of 4 AUTOSEAL® Gizmo Sip Kids Water Bottle for your family to use on your next adventure.

What To Pack For a Mess-Free, Stress-Free Road Trip with Kids + Giveaway
I love to travel! I love going on road-trips just for the fun of getting in the car, taking a drive and watching the scenery go by. My kids, however are a whole different story. They love the excitement of packing the car and setting off on a trip, but after about an hour and a half of sitting in the car it’s over!

With a 9 hour road trip planned last week, I knew that I would need to get creative to keep my kids from grumbling through the entire ride and to make it a fun and stress-free trip for us all. Because I hate arriving at a destination with my car looking as though I transported a pack of wild animals in my backseat, I also wanted to pack things that would be fairly mess-free.

With a little creativity I came up with some great ideas of things to pack for a stress-free, mess-free road trip with kids! All of these things where road tested by my kiddos, and I have to say I was very pleased with the results! …

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