The best games in which you have to travel 🧳 2024

Looking for a really good game in which you have to travel 🧳? Then we have just the thing: our list of the best games in which you have to travel 2024.

What are travel games?

Travel games are mostly about moving to - or away from - different geographical locations. Therefore, such games usually use a map as the main feature of the game board.

Distinction from "travel games".

Not to be confused with travel games - this category is about games that are good to take with you on a trip in a car/bus/train/plane or to the beach/swimming pool/picnic blanket.

List of the best games in which you have to travel 2024 🧳

This list was last updated on May 13, 2024. We compared 1579 board games for this list and selected the top 30. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. PARKS

    All details for the board game PARKS and similar games

    PARKS is a visually stunning board game that celebrates the beauty and splendor of U.S. National Parks. With artwork from Fifty-Nine Parks, this game offers players a unique blend of strategy and adventure as they embark on a journey through nature.

    Nominated for 10 awards and won 2.

    More details for PARKS
    • 1 - 5 Players
    • 30 - 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  2. Forgotten Waters

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    Forgotten Waters is a captivating board game that plunges players into the whimsical and unpredictable world of pirate adventure. Blending storytelling and strategy, this game stands out for its immersive narrative and engaging gameplay.

    Nominated for 8 awards and won 2.

    More details for Forgotten Waters
    • 3 - 7 Players
    • 120 - 240 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  3. Lost Ruins of Arnak

    All details for the board game Lost Ruins of Arnak and similar games

    Lost Ruins of Arnak is an adventurous board game that blends deck-building with worker placement, set on an unexplored island filled with remnants of an ancient civilization.

    Nominated for 29 awards and won 13.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Kennerspiel des Jahres 2021

    More details for Lost Ruins of Arnak
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 30 - 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  4. Tokaido: Deluxe Edition

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    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  5. Orléans

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    Orléans is a strategic board game set in medieval France, where players compete to gain supremacy through trade, construction, and science by assembling a diverse following of characters like farmers, merchants, knights, and monks.

    Nominated for 12 awards and won 4.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Kennerspiel des Jahres 2015

    More details for Orléans
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  6. Tokaido

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    Tokaido is a beautifully designed board game where players embark on a journey across the "East sea road", one of Japan's most scenic routes. The essence of the game lies in experiencing the journey itself, with players encountering various events and collecting diverse items along the way.

    Nominated for 5 awards.

    More details for Tokaido
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Tokaido

    • YouTube Review for the game "Tokaido" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  7. For the Queen

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    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 30 - 120 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  8. Fireball Island: The Curse of Vul-Kar

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    Fireball Island: The Curse of Vul-Kar is a thrilling adventure board game that is a restoration of the classic 1986 game Fireball Island. Players embark on a daring quest on Fireball Island, a place teeming with dangers like volcanic upheavals, feral tigers, lethal trees, and swarms of bees. The goal is to capture snapshots across the island while racing down treacherous paths and avoiding a barrage of hazards, including the iconic fireballs.

    Nominated for 4 awards.

    More details for Fireball Island: The Curse of Vul-Kar
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 45 - 60 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for Fireball Island: The Curse of Vul-Kar

    • YouTube Review for the game "Fireball Island: The Curse of Vul-Kar" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  9. Itchy Feet: The Travel Game

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    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 8 - 45 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  10. Tales of the Arabian Nights

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    Tales of the Arabian Nights is a storytelling board game that immerses players in the adventurous world of Arabian folklore, similar to the stories narrated by Scheherazade. This game is less about winning and more about experiencing and sharing a compelling narrative.

    Nominated for 5 awards.

    More details for Tales of the Arabian Nights
    • 1 - 6 Players
    • 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Tales of the Arabian Nights

    • YouTube Review for the game "Tales of the Arabian Nights" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  11. Tokaido Duo

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    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for Tokaido Duo
    • 2 Players
    • 20 - 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  12. Trails

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    Trails is a delightful and engaging board game that invites players on a virtual hike through some of the most beautiful and iconic national parks and sites across the United States. This game, which belongs to the acclaimed PARKS series and features stunning artwork from the Fifty-Nine Parks Print Series, is perfect for players who enjoy nature, exploration, and a bit of strategy.

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Trails
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 20 - 40 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  13. Zug um Zug: Deutschland

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    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 30 - 60 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  14. Thebes

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    Thebes is a board game focused on competitive archaeology, where players assume the roles of archaeologists exploring historical sites across Europe, northern Africa, and the Middle East. The game combines strategy, time management, and a bit of luck, making it an engaging experience for players interested in history and exploration.

    Nominated for 10 awards and won 1.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2007

    More details for Thebes
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  15. 10 Days in Europe

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    Nominated for 2 awards.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2003

    More details for 10 Days in Europe
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 20 - 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for 10 Days in Europe

    • YouTube Review for the game "10 Days in Europe" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  16. Boomerang: Australia

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 15 - 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  17. Trekking the World

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    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 30 - 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  18. Santa Monica

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    Santa Monica is a captivating board game where players take on the role of city planners tasked with developing the most attractive neighborhood in the iconic Southern California area. The game artfully combines strategic drafting and tableau-building mechanics, inviting players to choose between focusing on serene, natural beachfronts or vibrant, tourist-packed beaches, or even a blend of both to cater to local residents.

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Santa Monica
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  19. Mapominoes: Asia & Australasia

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    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  20. Tainted Grail: The Fall of Avalon

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    Tainted Grail: The Fall of Avalon is a deeply immersive and richly themed cooperative board game that combines elements of adventure, exploration, and strategic character development. It is set in a unique world blending Arthurian legends and Celtic mythology.

    Nominated for 14 awards.

    More details for Tainted Grail: The Fall of Avalon
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 120 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  21. The Voyages of Marco Polo

    All details for the board game The Voyages of Marco Polo and similar games

    The Voyages of Marco Polo is a captivating board game that allows players to relive the epic journey of Marco Polo. Set in 1271, players follow Marco Polo’s path from Venice to Kublai Khan’s court in China, navigating through ancient cities and traversing the famed Silk Road.

    Nominated for 13 awards and won 7.

    More details for The Voyages of Marco Polo
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 40 - 100 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for The Voyages of Marco Polo

    • YouTube Review for the game "The Voyages of Marco Polo" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  22. 10 Days in Africa

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    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for 10 Days in Africa
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 20 - 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  23. Namiji

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    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 30 - 45 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  24. Walking in Burano

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    Walking in Burano is a delightful family board game that captures the essence of the vibrant, colorful houses of Burano, an island in Venice, Italy. Players become artists tasked with refurbishing these homes, adding personal décor, and attracting tourists and locals alike with their creative flair.

    More details for Walking in Burano
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 20 - 40 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Walking in Burano

    • YouTube Review for the game "Walking in Burano" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  25. 10 Days in Asia

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    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for 10 Days in Asia
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 25 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  26. 10 Days in the USA

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    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for 10 Days in the USA
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for 10 Days in the USA

    • YouTube Review for the game "10 Days in the USA" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  27. 10 Days in the Americas

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 20 - 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for 10 Days in the Americas

    • YouTube Review for the game "10 Days in the Americas" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  28. Elf: Journey from the North Pole

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  29. Eldritch Horror

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    Eldritch Horror is a cooperative board game that plunges players into a world of mystery, terror, and adventure. It's based on the themes of global exploration and cosmic horror, with players working together to thwart the plans of an Ancient One.

    Nominated for 5 awards.

    More details for Eldritch Horror
    • 1 - 8 Players
    • 120 - 240 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Eldritch Horror

    • YouTube Review for the game "Eldritch Horror" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  30. Marco Polo II: In the Service of the Khan

    All details for the board game Marco Polo II: In the Service of the Khan and similar games

    Marco Polo II: In the Service of the Khan is an exciting standalone sequel to The Voyages of Marco Polo. This time, the adventure takes a new turn as players retrace Marco Polo's steps back to the West, acting in the service of the Khan. The game tasks players with exploring the farthest reaches of the Khan’s expansive empire, seeking both wealth and fame.

    Nominated for 5 awards.

    More details for Marco Polo II: In the Service of the Khan
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

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