How to Avoid Eating Fast Food on a Road Trip

Taking a little time to plan ahead can make a big difference

Healthy food can be hard to find when you're on the road.

If you have ever been on a road trip in the U.S., you’ve probably noticed the overwhelming monotony of food exit road signs. A seemingly infinite rotation of major fast-food chains lines the highway system, and unless you’re making an effort to plan other arrangements during your journey, chances are that you’ll be cruising a lot of drive-thrus.

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Adding another item to your packing list might not seem like ideal way to help you out the door, but with a little time and preparation, you can actually save money and calories. Not to mention that you also have the freedom to choose exactly what you want to eat instead of settling for someone else’s menu!

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Click on our slideshow to see our top five tips for planning your own healthy road trip. With a little awareness and planning, this advice can lighten up the longest of drives.