The best food ideas for long road trips

Are you going on a long road trip and have no food ideas for long road trips? Follow these tips and tricks and you will have the best food packed and ready to go for your next road trip.

Road trips

To begin, we must make sure that you know what qualifies as a road trip. A road trip is considered a road trip when:

  • The trip is by car or any other motor vehicle
  • The duration of the trip is a day or longer

Now that it is clear what defines a road trip, we can continue with our food ideas for long road trips.

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Why bring your own road trip food?

There are many reasons to bring your own road trip food, but the biggest reason must be that your own homemade meals are always healthier than the ones you buy along the way. It also saves you a lot of money in the long run. And while on a road trip, there is only a limited amount of time for activities, so having premade meals will save more time for those fun activities you have planned along the way!

Food ideas for long road trips

If you have absolutely have no food ideas for long road trips, then here are some food items to keep in the back of your head when planning your next road trip. You can even put your own spin to these foods to make them your own, this way you will always have something to eat that you know you will like.

Overnight Oats

Overnight oats are a great way to start your road trip. Just make some oats at night, put them in the fridge and eat them in the morning. And if you want to put a twist on your oats, then why not try our Overnight oats with Stroopwafel.

Stroopwafel overnight oats

Premade salads

Looking more for a good lunch? Then you can make a salad the day before the road trip and have a healthy lunch option. And the best thing is that you can put anything you want in the salad.


Taking a break and having snacks is the best way to make sure your road trip will end up as a success. And who doesn’t love cookies. So if you go looking for some good cookies for your road trip, you don’t have to look any further. We at Daelmans sell a cookie that will bring joy to anyone who eats it. The Dutch classical Stroopwafel is the go to cookie for a lot of road trippers, so why not try them yourself?

Long road trips

Still not sure or satisfied? You can look to find the best snacks and food that fit your needs the best. There are tons of websites that will have tips, tricks and food ideas for long road trips. And if you want to make your own road trip food, then why not look for our own recipes on our website? You can make your very own Stroopwafel sweets or make your own Stroopwafel muffins for on the road.

Some tricks

When you go on a road trip, there are some things that you will need to take care of, but not necessarily come to mind at first. Here are some tricks to make sure your trip will go flawless.

  • Make a list of items you will need and check it multiple times
  • Let everyone have their individual container with food, this way there is no fighting over who gets what food
  • Get enough sleep before the road trip, sleep will be hard to come by the next couple of days.

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