Document your adventures by using road trip journals to write down the details and events that happen along the way.
If you’re traveling with kids, activities should be an item on your family road trip supplies packing list! Travel journals and activity books will help keep them entertained and hopefully avoid the constant “Are we there yet?” question.
This list of journals includes some where you only write about the experiences. And there are other books with ready-made prompts to fill in the dates, location, and list of things they did.
Check out these 20 journals for road trips to help adults and kids pass the time while traveling in the car!
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Toys and Accessories for Family Road Trips
When determining the family road trip items to pack for your next vacation, keeping the kids entertained is a big deal! Here are a few more accessories and travel toys lists we’ve created you might find helpful:
Adventures, My Road Trip Journal, is formatted with prompts to keep track of your adventures on the road. Prompts include: Weather, departing from, destination, route, sights, highlights, pit stops, experiences, miles/gas/odometer information, places to remember for next time. The backside of each page includes lines for notes.
The Road Trip Passport is a 48-page pocket-sized journal that includes 20 entry pages to record meaningful details from each road trip taken, as well as 8 bonus pages that include checklists, bucket lists, and other fun activities and information. Each entry page is accompanied by a blank page for notes, memories, or affixing mementos like photos or receipts.
Pocket-sized travel book is 5.5 x 3.5 x 0.25 inches
This large 8x10 size has a blank page on one side for sketching, photos, doodles, maps and brochures... and a prompted page on the other side to capture events, dates, places, best things of the day, ratings and highlights.
Journal includes individual state maps and writing prompts to help you track your journeys across all 50 states. Each state is represented with a map and lined page with prompts, including: Purpose of visit, places visited, what I enjoyed the most, what I/we found most interesting, and next trip here I would like to. Additional pages for each state include fun facts and lined space for additional notes.
Travel notebook planner contains space for you to write down your to do lists for the day, track your expenses on the go, journal on your experience and travel thoughts. In every travel journal, there are 5 pages for every trip to use as you wish, you can attach your photos and postcards, write down fun facts and generally describe your experience.
Personalized leatherette journal: Leatherette offers the look and feel of genuine leather for a fraction of the price! Easy to maintain and clean. Engraving will not wear off, stain resistant to finger oils and regular wear and tear.
This unique pocketbook not only keeps track of all your road trip essentials (logs, notes and pictures/photos/sketch), but also serves as a great place to jot down your thoughts about amazing vistas or memorable stops along the way.
This awesome travel journal encourages kids to record their vacation memories. There is space to write, reflect, collage, draw and color. It includes writing prompts for 10 trips with additional extra pages for reflection and pictures.
Log your activities and notes for up to 26 travel destinations. There are four pages allotted per destination (one page of guided prompts, one lined page for journaling, and two blank pages for doodles or mementos/photos) plus a table of contents to fill in. It is just the right size (8.5 inches square) to carry along with you on-the-go. It is recommended for ages 7-10 with the help of a grown-up or older sibling and ages 11 and up to do independently.