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Taking The Family Away This Week? Here Are The 10 Best Road Trip Snacks

With this being the traditional week off for many schools in the region, due to Election Day, Teacher Conventions, Veterans Day, ect, many families are road tripping. Along with games of Eye Spy, unscheduled bathroom breaks, and of course, traffic, there are plenty of in car meals! However, it's the in between meal snacking that is most prevalent on the All American Road Trip. [caption id="attachment_942392" align="alignnone" width="300"]  (Photo by Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images)[/caption] Snacking on a road trip is as much a part of the event as the drive itself. Furthermore, and parent knows, plenty of snacks can be the difference between satisfied, calm, and quiet kids, and absolute, unadulterated chaos. [caption id="attachment_942404" align="alignnone" width="300"]  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)[/caption] Picking the right snacks is paramount! [caption id="attachment_942395" align="alignnone" width="300"]  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)[/caption] Candy and chips have their place. However, as we all know, too much of a good time does not make for a good outcome. Sugary snacks should be limited. One of the items on this list is my family's personal road trip favorite, and while considered a candy, it's lower in sugar than most sweets, and can be utilized for long term satisfaction. Chips are another slippery slope. Generally too much salt and fat, but there's another problem. Takis, Cheetos, and bbq chips all leave little fingers filthy and are a car seat nightmare. Gum, while usually long lasting can also be a demon for a cars upholstery. Trying to keep it healthy. [caption id="attachment_942398" align="alignnone" width="300"]  (Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images for The Recording Academy)[/caption] Many fruits and veggies are a healthy way to go, along with items like hummus and peanut butter for dipping. Popcorn can be hit or miss. Kids get it stuck in their throats, and at the end of the trip it's all over your car floor. But let's be honest, at the end of a road trip, you know you'll be taking that ride in for a full detail job anyway. [caption id="attachment_942401" align="alignnone" width="221"]  (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)[/caption] Here are some great road trip snacks for you and your family to enjoy while you travel parts of our wonderful country. Hey look! It's a Delaware License Plate!

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