Best Travel Games to Stash in Your RV
RV road trips can be a fun, exciting way to get the family out of the house for new experiences. Whether it’s a summer vacation trip, a family reunion, or simply a weekend getaway, the RV is a vehicle that takes you on the road to adventure. But while there are plenty of exciting things to do when you and your family are vacationing, there can also be a lot of downtime. Having board games and card games along can work wonders for weaning travelers away from their technology, staving off boredom and giving everyone a way to interact, bond, and have some fun. Let’s take a look at some of great games to stash in your RV for the next time you hit the road.
Jenga is a classic and definitely a fun game that's full of smiles and laughter! In this game wooden blocks are stacked into a sturdy tower and players take turns removing blocks one by one. The first player to make the tower crash down looses. A game of mental and physical skill, Jenga is perfect for the whole family. Have extra storage room? Try Jenga XXL where the tower stacks to eight feet high!
Charades is an age old favorite that requires nothing but two or more players. Charades is a word guessing game where one player acts out a word or phrase, and other players try to guess it. By using physical language to convey meaning, charades will have the whole group laughing.
A Deck of Cards
One deck of cards can have many, many uses. Rummy, poker, War, Hearts, Go Fish, and Solitaire are just a few of the countless card games that can be played while on the road. Need to know the rules? Take a look at this list of traditional card game rules form across the world.
Battleship is a guessing game built for two players, and has been a fan favorite since the 1930s. Two players set up their fleet of ships on their respective grids and players takes turns guessing on which squares the opponent’s ships are located. Once all squares that a ship is located on have been ‘shot’ by an opponent, that ship is considered sunk. Sinking battleships is a fun and competitive guessing game that can keep players entertained for hours on end.
Uno is played with a special deck of 108 cards, and can be played with two to ten players (the more the better). Each player is dealt 7 cards. The first player discards by matching the card in the discard pile by either number, color, or word. If the player cannot, they must draw another card. The goal of the game is to discard all the cards in one’s hand. This game takes around 30 minutes to play.
Yahtzee is a dice game that can be played by one or more players, and takes about 30 minutes to play. A game for 2 or more players, the object is to score points by rolling five dice to match combinations. Each game consists of thirteen rounds, and combines luck, probability, and strategy.
Games are fundamental part of a great RV road trip, and they can help keep things interesting along the road. Whether it’s due to long stretches of highway or a rainy downpour, games help keep everyone entertained in between outings and adventures.