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The Ultimate Road Trip Prep: Fun Games and Vehicle Safety Tips

Are you planning a family road trip from Waupaca or surrounding areas? Long drives can be an adventure, offering quality time and a chance to explore new places together. To keep the journey enjoyable for everyone, especially the little ones, it’s essential to have a roster of family-friendly games to play. But, before we dive into the fun stuff, let’s address the most critical aspect of any road trip – vehicle safety.

At Little Wolf Automotive, Waupaca’s Destination for Hometown Auto Repair, we cannot stress enough the importance of a pre-trip vehicle check. Ensuring your car is in top shape before you hit the road is as crucial as the journey itself. It’s about the safety of your family and the peace of mind that comes with knowing your vehicle won’t let you down. So, give us a call at (715) 258-0200 to schedule a quick safety check. Our team will ensure your vehicle’s tires, brakes, battery, fluids, and all systems are road-trip-ready.

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1. License Plate Lingo

Spot a license plate and use the letters to make fun phrases or sentences. For example, if you see “WSJ,” you might come up with “Wisconsin Juggles Snowballs.” It’s a great way to get creative and learn about different state plates along the way.

2. Story Time Spin

One person starts a story with a single sentence. Each family member then adds a sentence to spin the tale further. Before you know it, you’ll have a story filled with unexpected twists and turns that everyone has a hand in creating.

3. Alphabet Categories

Pick a category like animals, food, or cities, and start with the letter A. Each person takes turns naming an item from the category that starts with the next letter of the alphabet. Who can make it to Z?

4. I Spy - Road Trip Edition

A classic game with a twist! “I spy with my little eye, something…” but it has to be something everyone can see for longer than a moment. This version challenges players to be more observant of their surroundings.

5. Travel Bingo

Create bingo cards before your trip with common road trip sights such as a red car, a cow, a stop sign, etc. The first to spot the items and get five in a row wins!

6. The Memory Game

Start with “I’m going on a road trip and I’m bringing…” and then list an item. The next person must repeat the item and add their own. Each person adds to the list, and you must remember everything in the correct order.

7. The Quiet Game

Who can stay quiet the longest? It’s a simple and golden respite for parents, and it teaches kids a little about self-control and patience.

Remember, the key to a successful and enjoyable road trip is preparation, both in terms of entertainment and vehicle readiness. Before setting off, visit us at 323 S Western Ave, Waupaca, WI 54981. At Little Wolf Automotive, we’re dedicated to ensuring your vehicle is safe for every journey. Check out our website at for more tips and services.

Safe travels and happy gaming!