By Cami Sauder
You love to travel, that’s why you’re here! And while travel has slowed down temporarily, you can still dream about travel, talk about travel and even play travel games :).
To learn about the world and travel vicariously while you wait to travel again, why not buy one or more of these top-selling travel board games from Amazon and have it safely delivered right to your home?
In fact, for a limited time, Amazon has a deal where you can get 3 select board games for the price of 2. [Check out that promo here] (This is an affiliate link; see below.)
Not only will these travel games entertain the family, they’ll teach them about countries all over the globe with facts like capitals, languages, their location, imports and exports and lots more.
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9 Travel Games to Play at Home
1. Passport to Culture, Amazon, $29.99
This educational travel-focused game tests your knowledge of cultures and customs around the world.
By answering questions on a variety of topics, you’ll travel the globe collecting passport stamps. The first to complete their passport is the winner!
2. Where in the World?, Amazon, $29.95
Want to teach the kids some world capitals, languages and geography? Consider this comprehensive world geography, which offers six levels of play to accommodate various age groups. This is a cooperative game, meaning that you work as team instead of against each other.
3. Ticket to Ride, Amazon, ~$50
In the original version of this game, you connect iconic North American cities and build train routes to earn points. Grab the best train cards and routes before your opponents to win the game.
There are many different titles in the Ticket to Ride arsenal, including Ticket to Ride Europe, which takes you back in time to explore turn-of-the-century Europe, combining travel and history.
4. Brain Box All Around the World, Amazon, ~$15
This is a simple game that also builds knowledge!
Study a geography-related card for 10 seconds and then see if you can answer a question about it. Answer correctly and keep the card. Whoever has the most cards at the end is the winner!
5. Flags Around the World, Amazon, $15
After a few rounds of this game, you’ll have no trouble identifying the flags of other countries. Collect flags of different countries to win the game. It comes with a map of the world, as well.
6. The Scrambled States of America, Amazon, ~$12
A mixed-up game of facts about the USA that you learn through observation and very quick reflexes. Whoever wins the most cards becomes the “Head of States” :).
7. Race Across the USA, Amazon, ~$35
Visit six states and answer geography questions to get back home. Questions are geared to each player’s grade level to help keep the field even for play. The first to arrive back to their home state wins.
8. Continent Race, Amazon, ~$35
Created BY kids FOR kids, this game will help your young ones learn about the continents, countries and flags of the world as they race to see who can collect the most countries from each continent to win the game. Fun and educational!
9. Map it!, Amazon, ~$12
Take turns placing location cards in the correct positions around a starting point. Challenge misplaced cards and place cards, even if you have to bluff. Whoever wins the most points tokens by identifying the correct locations take top honors.
Do you have any of these games? If so, which ones do you recommend? Which one will you get next to help your family learn about the world (and maybe help you plan the next adventure!)?
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