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Everyone has a favourite road trip game - is yours on the list? If it isn't let us know.

DID YOU HEAR THAT?

The Game: Pop culture and news collide for a fun game of fact or fiction

The Rules:

• You are trying to fool your opponent

• You start by asking, "Did you hear that _______ happened?"

• Your opponent can either say, "That didn't happen," or, "Tell me more."

• If they correctly guess that it didn't happen, the opponent gets two points

• If they incorrectly guess that it didn't happen, you steal one point and gain two additional

• If you are asked, "Tell me more," points double at the end of the statement

RULEBREAKERS

The Game: Everyone in the car gets to make one nonsense rule, like “every time we go under a bridge everyone needs to bark like a dog” or “whenever I put my hat on everyone has to touch the roof of the car”. 

The Rules:

  • Every time a rule is enforced everyone but the last person to catch on gains a point. 
  • Whoever has the fewest points when you get to your destination loses.

THE SINGING GAME

The Game: Connect song lyrics for a fun sing-along game

The Rules:

  • One person starts singing a song
  • Using a lyric from the song, the next person has to connect it with another song
  • The game continues on until somebody messes up the lyrics or is stumped

Example:

"I kissed a girl and I..."

"...Really, really, really like you..."

"...Doing that thing you do, breaking my heart into a million..."

LIKE A CELEBRITY 

The Game: One person plays the character of a famous person and answers questions as if they were that person. 

The Rules:

  • Everyone in the car can ask any question they like except “who are you”, “who are your siblings” or other giveaway “who” questions
  • The Celebrity must talk, laugh, eat, drink and make decisions in character
  • The Celebrity gets 1 point every time someone guesses their identity incorrectly
  • The person who guesses the Celebrity’s identity correctly receives one point.

FORTUNATELY/UNFORTUNATELY

The Game: Making a fortunate situation out of an unfortunate situation

The Rules:

  • One person starts by saying "Fortunately" and mentioning something fortunate
  • The next person has to follow by saying something unfortunate about the previous situation
  • Move clockwise around the car switching between fortunate and unfortunate situations
  • If somebody stumbles, they get a strike. Three strikes, and you're out
  • The last person standing wins

Example:

Fortunately, this will be my first time seeing the Grand Canyon

Unfortunately, it was invaded by Martians just last week

Fortunately, I just finished my course in extraterrestrial communications

etc.

SNACK STAR

The Game: Collect the most regional snacks between the start and finish of your road trip

The Rules:

  • At each gas station or roadside attraction you stop at, you have to find a local snack
  • You can only get one food item per gas station
  • The food item has to be created within the region the stop is located
  • Whoever has the most snacks by your destination wins
  • Duplicate cities don't count

 

DJ BATTLE

The game: Two people battle to pick the best song based on a category

The rules:

  • One person gives a theme, like "songs about cities" or "love songs"
  • Two contestants have 60 seconds
  • Each contestant takes a turn playing their selected song
  • The car judges the two selections and picks a winner
  • Tally up scores at the end of the game

THE ABC SIGN GAME

The Game: This is the classic alphabet game everyone knows and loves. Go through alphabet using words on signs

The Rules:

  • You are trying to find words in alphabetical order
  • You can use billboards, business, and road signs
  • You can't use license plates
  • The first one to get to the end of the alphabet wins
  • Once a word is said, nobody else can repeat that word