Best Healthy Travel Snacks

Easy road trip snacks to keep the family healthy!

Juggling everything on vacation is challenging! From travel arrangements to weather changes, the last thing you need is the stress of hungry kids and no good options in sight.

So, the Take Back Your Health team put together this list of the best healthy snacks for road trips. Stock up ahead of time, or use our tips to grab a healthier option on the go. We hope this helps make planning for your next trip easier!

Best Snacks to Find at Trader Joe’s

  • Olive Packets
  • Fruit Leather
  • Dried Fruit Leather Buttons
  • Dried Figs
  • Fresh Fruit
  • Nuts and Seeds
  • Tuna Fish Packets
  • Guacamole Pods
  • Roasted Seaweed Snacks
  • Plantain Chips
  • Kombucha
  • Sliced Veggies with Hummus
  • Applesauce
  • Dark Chocolate

Best Snacks to Buy at Whole Foods

  • Fresh Fruit
  • Fresh Vegetable Slices
  • Dried Fruit Chips
  • Coconut Yogurt and Kefir
  • Plantain Chips
  • Fruit & Nut Bars
  • Jerky Bars
  • Keto Cookie Dough Bites
  • Grain-Free Chips
  • Grain-Free Pretzels
  • Nut Butter Pouches
  • Guacamole Pods
  • Low Sugar Chocolate Bars
  • Vegetable Based Crackers and Chips
  • Roasted Seaweed Snacks
  • Hummus
  • Herbal Tea
  • Kombucha
  • Water Kefir
  • Apple Cider Vinegar Beverages
  • Raw Vegan Cookies or Chips
  • Sprouted Nuts and Seeds
  • Dried Fruit and Nuts
  • Reishi Coffee/Keto Hot Cocoa/Dandyblend Packets
  • Acai Popsicles

Best Healthy Snacks to Buy at Costco

  • Apples
  • Organic Berries
  • Applesauce Pouches
  • Dried Fruit Bars
  • Grain Free / Paleo Granola Bars
  • Dark Chocolate Coconut Bars
  • Sardines
  • Tuna Fish
  • Dates
  • Macadamia Nuts
  • Coconut Water

Best Snacks at Gas Stations

  • Apples
  • Bananas
  • Jerky Bars
  • Fruit and Nut Bars
  • Nuts and Seeds
  • Vegetable Chips
  • Coconut Water
  • Kombucha
  • Herbal Tea
  • Pork Rinds

Tips to Find Good Road Trip Snacks Anywhere

If you find yourself in an unfamiliar store, here are a few tips to help you find the best options anywhere.
  • Look for organic and non-GMO project verified first.
  • Choose grain-free, gluten-free, and dairy-free whenever possible.
  • When the options are limited, pick items with short and simple ingredient lists.
We hope these lists and tips help you keep your family full on the road, the healthy way!

Photo by Sandra Harris on Unsplash
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