Taking your kids on a road trip is a great way to spend some time together as a family. Indeed, family road trips often create some of our fondest childhood memories. But to be perfectly honest traveling with children can be difficult, and once the boredom of the open road starts to set in you might start to regret the entire trip. Kids have a lot of energy and very active minds, which is exactly why keeping them cooped up in a car for hours on end can quickly lead to disaster. The simple trick to making your next road trip enjoyable for the entire family is to keep the kids entertained. But how? In this list, we’ll share some of the best toys, games, books, and more to keep your kids entertained on any cross-country road trip. After all, your kids deserve to be entertained, and you deserve to not have to hear “99 Bottles of Beer on the Wall” 27 times in a row.