From trusted classics to new favorites, these six family-friendly games are a win-win: They’ll keeep the entire gang entertained at home, and, when it’s time to travel again, are all super easy to pack.
Pendleton’s roll-out backgammon set includes a vibrant canvas board and silkscreened wooden game pieces, plus a vegan leather carrying bag. $35, pendleton-usa.com.
This compact chess set from Printworks features a bright emerald-green board and a box that doubles as a playing platform. $47, printworksmarket.us.
Tiffany & Co.’s designs spare no detail. This luxe metallic playing card set includes two foil decks (one silver, one gold) and a carrying box in the company’s iconic blue. $100, tiffany.com.
A fast-paced, cult-favorite word game, Bananagrams can be played anywhere with a flat surface – as long as it’s somewhere you can yell “Bananas!” when you win. $15, barnesandnoble.com.
Cineastes can take their shots in Printworks’ Movie Geek Trivia Game. Draw an actor card, name the movie, and answer trivia questions to score extra points. $28, anthropologie.com.
With so many ways to play dominoes, long-haul flights have met their match. Wolfum’s dominoes set nestles 28 pieces in a Baltic birchwood box with a sliding lid. $68, anthropologie.com.