101 Fun Road Trip Questions for Your Next Drive

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Looking for some road trip questions to help the ride go by? When it comes to getting to know someone better, nothing beats a road trip. Maybe it’s the lack of eye to eye contact that makes people open up. Maybe it’s the miles that pass between you. But if ever you find yourself searching for conversation, we have the road trip questions and trivia for you. I’ve even sifted them into fun road trip questions, road trip trivia, road trip questions for couples, for friends and for family.

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The Best Road Trip Questions

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Conversation Starters

  • If you could only eat three kinds of food for the rest of your life, what would they be?
  • If you could be king for a day, which annoying but trivial habit would you make illegal?
  • What’s the worst job you ever worked?
  • Which celebrities have you met in real life?
  • Marmite: love it or hate it?
  • Making tea: milk first or tea first?
  • Would you rather visit space or the bottom of the ocean floor?
  • What’s your favourite foreign word? (When all else fails, use zanahoria for carrot in Spanish.)


Getting to Know Each Other

  • Where did your parents meet?
  • What was your first pet?
  • What makes you feel nervous?
  • What’s your middle name? (First name if you’re really new at this…)
  • What’s the worst date you ever went on?
  • What are three things you want to do this year?

Random Road Trip Trivia

– Where was the start and finish of the original Route 66? (Chicago – Santa Monica)

– What are some of the nicknames for Route 66? (The Mother Road, Will Rogers Highway and the Main Street of America)

– What is the river in the Great River Road in Louisiana? (Mississippi)

– What city lies at the end of the Great River Road (New Orleans)

– Which road trip passes the 12 Apostles? (The Great Ocean Road in Australia)

Road Trip Food Questions

  • Sweet or savoury?
  • If you could only eat food from one country for the rest of your life, what would it be?
  • What’s the worst meal you’ve ever made?
  • What’s your guilty pleasure? Ketchup with everything? Instant coffee? Honey from a jar? Spill the beans…
  • How long does your chocolate Easter egg last. An hour, a day, a month, a year?

Road Trip Questions for Family

  • Are road trips better than flying?
  • Parents: tell us about your first date!
  • If everyone in the car were an animal, which would they be?
  • What’s your favourite animal?
  • Who can make the best animal noises?
  • Who’s go the best fake laugh?

Would you rather…?

  • Would you rather visit the beach or the mountains?
  • Would you rather have a job that paid well or one that had lots of time off?
  • Would you rather have a starter or dessert?
  • Would you rather drive or be a passenger?
  • What you rather read the book or see the movie?
  • Would you rather think about something or do something?
  • Would you rather see the world or stay at home?

Bucket List Questions

  • Do you hate the term bucket list? 
  • What would you like to do or see before you die?
  • What do you plan to do or see after you die?!

One thing questions…

  • What’s one thing you always take with you on a road trip?
  • What’s the one thing you want to be remembered for?
  • What’s the one thing that’s most important to you?

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