10 fun road trip games on your way to the beach

This WTOP file photo shows the Chesapeake Bay Bridge from Sandy Point State Park. (WTOP)
While driving to the beach this summer and over the Bay Bridge- here are some road trip games to play with your friends and family to help pass the time. (Wikipedia Commons) (WTOP)
Travel Bingo – Print up bingo cards with 9 objects (barn, convertible, Vacancy sign etc) for each person. The first one to mark all their objects wins! ( Pixabay)
A real favorite- the License Plate Game.  Most plates collected during the road trip wins! ( By JoelK75, Flickr)
Restaurant Race!  Each player chooses a restaurant- players earn points by spotting theirs on a billboard, sign, exit marker or by hearing an ad on the radio.  Give a time limit and add up all the points! (Wikimedia Commons)
I spy with my little eye….one person describes something in or outside the car – the other travelers have to guess what it is. (Getty Images/iStockphoto/EvgeniiAnd) (Getty Images/iStockphoto/Tomwang112)
 “100 Bottles of Beer on the Wall” (or milk for the under age)…Can you make it through the whole song? ( Flickr)
Who are they?  Choose another car on the road and imagine the story of the passengers inside! (Getty Images/Maria Teijeiro) (Getty Images/Maria Teijeiro)
Fortunately, Unfortunately:  One passenger shares a statement beginning with “Fortunately….” and another follows up with “Unfortunately…” Example: “Fortunately, I ate breakfast before this trip”  “Unfortunately, I drank a whole cup of coffee with it…”(Getty Images/iStockphoto/phototechno) (Getty Images/iStockphoto/phototechno)
 Counting Cows!  Most cows at the end of the trip wins! (Simple Wikipedia)
 Can you name all 50 states?  You’d be surprised how many you forget (Wikimedia Commons)
A to Z. Be the first one to spot things along the road that start with each letter of the alphabet in order. Each passenger keeps their own count and you can’t repeat! (Public Domain Pictures)  
“BANANA!”  Be on the lookout for yellow cars. The first one to shout “Banana” gets one point for a car and 10 points for a truck (cabs and buses don’t count)  Most points after one hour wins! (Pixabay.com) Safe Travels!
This WTOP file photo shows the Chesapeake Bay Bridge from Sandy Point State Park. (WTOP)

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While you are driving to the beach this summer- here are some fun road trip games to play to help pass the time!

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