Don’t get me wrong – I love to travel, especially if it means flying. But the longer the flight is, the bigger the chance I’ll get bored.
Or if I’m camping, it’s tough to decide what to bring since you need to keep your luggage super light.
Don’t ever let yourself get bored on a plane again or go camping without some entertainment.
Check out my top 10 travel games for adults that will fit in your carry on or backpack, from playing cards to classic childhood throwbacks.
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Classic Playing Cards
You can’t go wrong with a deck of classic playing cards when it comes to picking a travel game to bring along.
A single deck of classic playing cards provides nearly endless options for entertainment: Solitaire, poker, gin rummy, spit, war, magic tricks… the list goes on!
If you’re short on space but want to pack a travel game, classic playing cards are a fantastic choice due to the small size and the vast number of games you can get out of a deck.
Cards Against Humanity
If you’ve never heard of Cards Against Humanity, you are sorely missing out. This is one of the most hilariously fun games I’ve ever played.
Here’s a quick rundown on how the game is played.
Players are dealt 10 answer cards.
Then, each round 1 player draws from a deck of cards that contain questions.
The remaining players have to respond to the question with one of the cards in their hand.
The goal is to have the most funny or absurd response so that the player that drew the question card selects your card as the answer.
The cards can be purchased in many ways: large packs for playing at home and smaller expansion packs that are perfect for travel.
The expansion packs are small enough to fit a few in your carry on or weekender bag!