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The weather is perfect and you’re itching for a road trip. You’re got the gear packed and the playlist is ready to go. Though, do you have the best Texas Road Trip Snacks for your trip? Here’s the best snacks to pack for your trip and have snacks left over the for ride home.

Best Texas Road Trip Snacks

  • Texas Made Beef Jerky
  • Beaver Nuggets from Buc-ee’s
  • BBQ sandwich from Buc-ee’s
  • Breakfast tacos from Larado Taco Company at Stripes Convenience Store
  • Bags of burgers from WhataBurger

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Classic Road Trip Snacks

  • Pringles
  • Cheez-Its
  • Pretzels
  • Cracker Jacks
  • Moon pies
  • Twizzlers
  • Corn nuts

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Best Protein for Road Trips

  • Hard-boiled eggs
  • Yogurt. Don’t forget the spoons or get the tubes.
  • Breakfast in a Pouch, a combination of nuts and fruit in a single-serve pouch
  • Flavored almonds, sweet or salty
  • Hummus
  • Nut butters, peanut, almond or cashew
  • Pre-made peanut butter and jelly sandwiches
  • String cheese
  • Babybel
  • Laughing Cow
  • Individually packaged pieces of cheddar or Colby.

Best Bars for Road Trips

Stash a few in console compartment, just in case for everyday. Bars are a must for any trip.

  • Protein bars
  • Granola bars
  • Cereal bars
  • Fig Newtons

Best Salty Snacks 

  • Cracker sandwiches. I get the variety pack to keep everyone happy.
  • Gold Fish
  • Pretzels
  • Popped popcorn
  • Chex Mix
  • Bagel chips
  • Potato chips
  • Pita chips

Fruit for Road Trips

  • A banana or two. Not too many because they bruise.
  • Mandarin oranges or Cuties
  • Apples
  • Fresh Cherries
  • Grapes
  • Fruit leather
  • Freeze-dried fruit– Apples and pears seem to be the winners here.
  • Applesauce pouches
  • Yogurt-covered raisins
  • Dried cherries or apricots
  • Bagged fruit snacks

Sweet Treats for Road Trips

  • Cookies, a couple of varieties.
  • Rice Crispy Treats
  • Graham crackers
  • Gummy anything
  • Animal crackers
  • Marshmallows
  • Trail Mix
  • Muddy Buddies Mix

Road Trip Snacks for Dudes

Sometimes you need a not-so-good for you snack.

  • Pork Rinds
  • Bugles
  • Pistachios, just give him something for the shells
  • Sunflower seeds, same
  • Gas station hot dog
  • Slim Jim
  • Hot Fries
  • Hostess Cupcakes
  • Twinkies
  • Fried Pies
  • Antacid

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About Author

Catherine Parker, a Texas native, loves her home state and is frequently found behind the wheel of a trusty 4x4 driving the backroads of Texas. Find her work in books, she contributed to Compass--"The Onboard Magazine of Holland America Line" and "Disney Cruise Line Wonder Onboard Guide". She also publishes CarfulofKids.com that RedTri.com named as one of the family travel blogs you need to bookmark now. Catherine has written Texas feature stories for "U.S. News and World Report", "Chron.com" Meredith Media’s "Family Fun" and Chicago’s "Suburban Parent", among other state and local print magazines. Catherine contributes to numerous online publications, like "Popular Science", and publishes her own website, CarfulOfKids.com.

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