Although long scenic drives are always a blast, you can make them that much better by loading up a ton of podcasts before you hit the road. With that move, you are sure to keep everyone well entertained and having a great time as the kilometres pile up. To help you get started, here’s a look at the top podcasts for long trips.
When RVing or going on a road trip with the kids, your ears may ring with “Are we there yet?” and other fun questions. After the 10th time, give your mind a rest with these awesome kid-friendly podcasts.
There’s no doubt about it; kids love questions. By popping on the But Why podcast, you can give yourself a break and let host, Jane Lindholm, provide all the answers. While tuning in, they will learn about everything from how to make ice cream to whether or not llamas are ticklish.
What If World lets kids explore their universe in ways previously untold through amazing storytelling by Mr. Eric and his crew. They find the answers to mind-blowing questions, such as “What if dinos lived in a dog’s mouth” and “What if trees go to school?”
When everyone just needs to kick back and relax, Circle Round can create the perfect atmosphere. This podcast takes folktales from across the globe and breathes new life into them with music and sound effects.
Through science, we can all get a glimpse into how the world works and why everything is the way it is. To keep learning through the miles, tune into these interesting shows.
Brains On! is a family-friendly podcast that eases worries about all the events happening today. They look at each topic through a scientific lens to demystify the events and help everyone get on the same page.
With so much misinformation swirling around the internet today, Science Vs serves as a much-needed ally in getting the facts. They tackle every subject imaginable, like whether detox teas really work, to set the record straight once and for all.
Gastropod provides a glimpse into the history, science, and culture of food, presenting the facts on each topic in just under an hour. While listening to their podcast, you can learn just what’s the big deal about victory gardens, what are cockles anyway, and much more.
Everyone needs a good laugh from time to time and these podcasts are a great way to get started. Check it out.
If you loved the show, then Comedy Bang Bang: The Podcast is right up your alley. One part talk show with special guests, another part variety show, it is a true laugh riot from beginning to end.
Anna Faris has an infectious laugh and she brings it out early and often on her podcast, Anna Faris is Unqualified. As she tries to give out oft-bad advice on a wide range of subjects, everyone cannot help but crack up in delight.
Late night’s favorite funnyman seeks out new friends while bringing out laugh after laugh along the way on Conan O’Brien Needs a Friend. Although you will have to catch his iconic hair flip in your mind’s eye, everything else you love about Conan is on tap in this podcast.
If something a little more macabre is more your style, then true crime podcasts are where it’s at. Just make sure you and your passengers are not prone to nightmares before tuning in.
Sword and Scale reveals that the true monsters in this world are as real as you and me. They drag out witness testimonies, 911 calls, and much more to hash out the details of murders and more.
Everyone counts on Mike and Gibby to share true crimes from all over the globe and add their quirky insights along the way. They tend to focus on what drives the killers to commit their crimes, never sparing the grisly details.
Each day, a new murder; That’s what’s up on Morning Cup of Murder. You’ll take a walk through history with each and every show, learning about whatever murders happened that day in years’ past.
With all your podcasts to listen to on the road, you can breeze through the kilometres while filling your mind with stories, science, and much more.