Top 8 Essentials for Traveling with Teens

Whether in a car or airplane visiting a city or beach, any parent knows that holiday travel can be unpredictable with delays and down time. The goal when traveling with teens is to keep boredom at bay and wanderlust alive. Listed below are items to stash in their backpacks so all survive the travel portion of the trip and enjoy the destination...

  1. Download entertainment beforehand such as playlists or podcasts for the whole family. Don’t miss The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, Stranger Things (Netflix) Every Little Thing (Podcast)

  2. Lightweight backpack: for her: Adidas Santiago Mini. For him: Herschel Heritage

  3. We never leave home without snacks, gum and beverage. Hydrate with a water bottle by Hydro Flask ($32.95)

  4. Deck of cards; a book or journal; friendship bracelets DIY guide here

  5. Remember to test earbuds and headphones prior to the trip to make sure they work! Check out Bluetooth Headphones by Senso. Waterproof, noise cancelling, have an 8-hour battery life.

  6. Catch some zzz’s with a foam memory neck pillow by Air Comfy Ease pillow for lumbar or neck support. Inflate it for use; deflate to pack it away.

  7. Electronics are a necessary evil when it comes to teen travel! Whether it’s a cell phone, Ipad, or laptop - be sure it’s charged, content downloaded, and for battery backup check out this external charger Mophie Power Reserve 1X External Battery

  8. “Fun”ctional footwear means closed toe kicks for cold airplanes. Try PLAY x Converse Chuck Taylor - Hidden Heart High Top Sneaker. Comfortable, cute and fashionable.