Let’s be honest, if you are traveling with a baby or toddler primarily in the United States or Canada then you do not need a portable high chair. Almost every restaurant will have a high chair available for you to use. As you begin to travel internationally with a baby, you will find that this is not always the case, even if a restaurant is family-friendly.
Making the right buying decision when looking at the best travel strollers can be overwhelming. There are so many options for travel strollers and it’s especially difficult to find a single stroller to meet all our needs.
When we first wrote this post, we only included our top 8 baby travel essentials. We always tried to bring as few baby travel items with us as possible because we wanted to travel lightly (well, as much as you can travel lightly with a baby).
We’ve been using the KidCo Peapod tent as our toddler travel bed since our son was 14 months old. We’ve loved how lightweight and easy to pack the KidCo PeaPod is for traveling with a toddler. Our now 3.5 year old still doesn’t object to sleeping in his tent (which is good until 5 years old), but we can tell he would rather be in a bed.
Traveling in winter with a baby is still possible and you won’t be stuck inside the whole time, if you are well prepared for dressing your baby for winter. The recommended baby gear below is our must-have list of winter travel gear for babies and toddlers. Each of these baby travel gear items is small to pack and will ensure you can still enjoy being outside while keeping your baby warm in winter.
A baby carrier is an invaluable piece of baby gear, especially for travel. In fact, we prefer it over all else when we travel. It’s not just for babies either, a good toddler carrier is a worthwhile investment. Who knew they had carriers specifically for toddlers? I didn’t…