June 1, 2020
Due to travel restrictions, plans are only available with travel dates on or after
Due to travel restrictions, plans are only available with effective start dates on or after
We completely understand: it’s tough traveling with toddlers. It can even be daunting moving from one room to another in your own home, depending on their mood — and yours, too. But your young child deserves to see the world and you deserve to escape your back yard.
We’re here to help you devise and execute a smart and practical game plan for getting all the stuff you and your toddler need to feel safe, comfortable — and even have fun — on your next trip.
Be sure to use this list as a primer, making additions and subtractions as you see fit. And if all goes well, you’ll have more than one moment when you and your family are relaxed and enjoying your time away, making all the hard work totally worth it.
Here are suggestions on what to pack when traveling with toddlers:
These are the items that are important to bring when traveling with toddlers no matter the destination, whether you’re headed away for the weekend to visit the grandparents or headed halfway around the world for a once-in-a-lifetime family reunion.
Traveling with toddlers means escaping your (and their) comfort zone, so do what you can to make your home away from home as safe as possible.
Maybe you’re fortunate to have an adventurous eater, and your toddler eats what you eat. Or you’re like the rest of us, which means you may have to pack more food to keep your picky eater happy.
It’s tough to play during a long car ride or plane trip, but by packing a few favorite distractions and planning in plenty of play breaks, you can keep your toddler happy. And if that doesn’t work, you can always find something bright, shiny and new from the truck stop or airport gift shop.
Traveling with toddlers on the high seas or in a beachfront rental high rise can require a few extra items. But it’s a small price to pay for fun in the sun with your favorite people