Long car rides can be a tedious experience, especially for adults. Here are 19 things to do to keep yourself entertained during a long car ride:

  • Listen to music: Make a playlist of your favorite songs or tune in to a music streaming service.

  • Play games: Car games like I Spy, 20 Questions, and the License Plate Game can be a fun way to pass the time.

  • Read a book: Bring along your favorite book or download an audiobook to listen to during the ride.

  • Meditate : Use a meditation app or guide to help you relax and clear your mind.

  • Do some stretching: Take breaks to stretch your legs and do some simple stretches in the car.

  • Write in a journal: Record your thoughts and experiences during the car ride.

  • Watch a movie: Download movies or TV shows to watch on your phone or tablet.

  • Solve puzzles: Bring a crossword or Sudoku puzzle book or use an app to solve puzzles.

  • Take photos: Capture the scenery and interesting things you see along the way.

  • Plan your trip : Use the car ride to plan your itinerary, research attractions and restaurants, and make reservations.

  • Practice a language: Use language learning apps or CDs to practice a new language.

  • Play cards: Bring a deck of cards and play games like solitaire or poker.

  • Take a nap: Catch up on sleep during the car ride.

  • Listen to podcasts: Download and listen to podcasts on topics that interest you.

  • Organize your digital files: Use the car ride to clean up your phone or laptop files.

  • Do some art: Bring along a sketchbook or coloring book and pencils or markers to do some drawing or coloring.

  • Have a conversation: Have meaningful conversations with your travel companions or call someone on the phone to catch up.

  • Learn something new: Use the car ride to learn about a topic you've always been interested in through online courses or TED Talks.

  • Eat snacks: Bring along your favorite snacks to munch on during the car ride.

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