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We love a good family adventure. But traveling with kids? It’s no easy feat, mamas. Gone are the days of throwing a few things in a bag and catching the next flight to the beach; now it’s all about packing lists and pacifiers, diapers and dream feeds, and doing your best not to forget all the things you need to make it through the day with your little ones. And number one on our must-have travel list? A compact lightweight stroller.
A lightweight, compact travel stroller is an absolute must for a family on the move. When you’re juggling kids on the go, the last thing you need to worry about is a big, bulky stroller that’s going to take up your entire trunk or slow you down in the airport.
And if you Google “lightweight strollers” you’re going to discover there are more than just a few of them… there are hundreds of options for you to choose from. Which we’re guessing is just a wee bit overwhelming for you! Fear not, we’ve done our research to help narrow down your choices. Things we considered when picking our faves: Stroller weight, maneuverability, durability, open/fold functionality, storage and, last but not least, appearance. We’ve also noted which styles can fit in the overhead bin as well as which model strollers can be used at Disney.
So, if you’re planning your next trip—or just looking to lighten your load—check out our favorite lightweight strollers that are perfect for travel!
Best Lightweight Strollers for Travel
A version of this story was published April 29, 2021. It has been updated.