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7 Must-Have Road Trip Accessories

for cleaning, for packing, for eating

Even though summer is ending, there are still many families getting out of town and on the road (especially now that cooler temps are on their way). Since many people are still wary of air travel, road trips are now more popular than ever. And when it comes to road trips, the more items you have that make your life easier, the better. Check these out:

REUSABLE FOOD STORAGE BAGS

These are great if you have snacks for the kids like grapes, carrots or chips. Easily wash them out when they’re empty and use again!

TRAVEL SUNGLASSES ORGANIZER

This thing is a life changer. I love sunglasses and when I travel, I can never bring just one pair. This organizer allows you to store up to five pairs! Five!

MULTIPLE CAR CUP HOLDER

When the car is full, there’s never enough room for everyone’s drinks. So add this handy-dandy contraption to your setup and voila, now there’s more room for your Starbucks haul .

SAUCEMOTO DIP CLIP

Y’all, this is simply amazing. We all know it’s common to eat while driving—but if you’re making a stop at Chick-fil-A or somewhere else where you love to use dipping sauces, it’s a struggle to dip your chicken nugs and keep your hands at ten and two. Enter the dip clip. Clip it onto one of the air vents and place your sauce in the holder. Mind. Blown.

CAR SEAT HANGER HOOKS

It’s easy for everything you packed up to take over your car. Bring on these seat hooks and that will no longer be the case. These can hold your purses, grocery bags, anything that might take up that extra space you could use for something else.

ARMOR ALL CAR VACUUM CLEANER

Because kids are messy. End of story.

HUDWAY CAST HEADS-UP DISPLAY

This gadget is seriously cool. If you don’t have a car with CarPlay or on-screen navigation—ahem, yours truly—this device turns any smartphone into a heads-up display. It projects the GPS onto a transparent screen in front of you (without blocking your vision of the road, of course) and allows you to receive calls, read texts and control the music.

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