Healthy Road Trip Snacks

Healthy Road Trip Snacks

With summer in full-swing many of you are likely hitting the road for hiking, a day at the beach, or visiting family. To keep yourself and your family healthy in the car, here are some of my go-to snacks. I also broke it down into snacks that need to stay cool and ones that you can just pack in a bag and go as I know not everyone has a cooler or the ability to keep foods cold for multiple days driving.

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Also be sure to pack plenty of water for your trip! I always bring a water bottle that I can fill up at rest stops. If you have a cooler, packing seltzer water can also help beat water-boredom while still keeping you hydrated.

Cooler-Free Snacks

Granola Bars

Travel-Friendly Fruit and Vegetables

  • Apples
  • Clementine’s and oranges
  • Bananas
  • Grapes
  • Baby carrots
  • Sliced bell peppers
  • Cherry tomatoes
  • Sugar snap peas

Nuts and Seeds


Snacks for the Cooler

Granola Bars

Fruit and Vegetables

  • Bags of washed and dried berries
  • Homemade fruit salad
  • Watermelon
  • Baby carrots with hummus
  • Celery with peanut butter


Do you have any favorite road trip snacks? I’d love to hear your suggestions!

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