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The Definitive Ranking Of Road Trip Snacks From Worst To Best

Going on a road trip this summer? Stressed out about what to bring? Well roll the windows down and breathe easy. Here are 22 road trip snacks listed from least appetizing to yummiest brought to you by the #1 road trip snack.

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23. Pork Rinds

Your go-to snack if you want to gross everyone else in the car out. We'll look the other way while you wipe your greasy hands all over the upholstery in the back seat.
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Your go-to snack if you want to gross everyone else in the car out. We'll look the other way while you wipe your greasy hands all over the upholstery in the back seat.

22. Corn Nuts

Always a great idea until you get one stuck in one of your back teeth and get to know what true suffering is.
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Always a great idea until you get one stuck in one of your back teeth and get to know what true suffering is.

21. The Cheeseburger/Hot Dog Hybrid

It'll fill you up, and let you down. If it's been sitting under a heat lamp for a few hours, trust us, you're gonna regret this.
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It'll fill you up, and let you down. If it's been sitting under a heat lamp for a few hours, trust us, you're gonna regret this.

20. Apple Slices

Might seem like a good idea, but two hours into the trip these things will have turned as brown as the pits of your favorite gym shirt, yuck.
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Might seem like a good idea, but two hours into the trip these things will have turned as brown as the pits of your favorite gym shirt, yuck.

19. Sunflower Seeds

These little treats are totally awesome, especially if you're interested in redecorating the floor of your car with the empty shells.
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These little treats are totally awesome, especially if you're interested in redecorating the floor of your car with the empty shells.

18. Convenience Store Nachos

Do you love plastic cheese and the lingering sadness of indigestion? These were made for you, in that case.
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Do you love plastic cheese and the lingering sadness of indigestion? These were made for you, in that case.

17. Trail Mix

I have one question for you, trail mix: WHO INVITED THE RAISINS? Buh-bye.
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I have one question for you, trail mix: WHO INVITED THE RAISINS? Buh-bye.

16. Kettle Chips

Chips of all kinds are a road trip staple, really, but kettle chips are the only chip that will provide you with the illusion of refinement you truly seek while snacking in a moving vehicle.
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Chips of all kinds are a road trip staple, really, but kettle chips are the only chip that will provide you with the illusion of refinement you truly seek while snacking in a moving vehicle.

15. Taquitos

Sure, they smell great when you're in the store, but not only will the inside definitely burn the living hell out of your mouth, but you wont be able to shake that greasy feeling from your hands for hours. Evil.
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Sure, they smell great when you're in the store, but not only will the inside definitely burn the living hell out of your mouth, but you wont be able to shake that greasy feeling from your hands for hours. Evil.

14. Gummy Worms

Remember that kid in kindergarten who would eat dirt? That's basically you, but with a sugar high.
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Remember that kid in kindergarten who would eat dirt? That's basically you, but with a sugar high.

13. Sour Gummy Worms

See above, but now you have a sugar high AND you're making a weird sour face. Proceed with caution.
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See above, but now you have a sugar high AND you're making a weird sour face. Proceed with caution.

12. Icing Cookies

Cookies are great, especially of someone else makes them and you're a fan of finding crumbs in your shirt when you change out of your clothes later in the day.
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Cookies are great, especially of someone else makes them and you're a fan of finding crumbs in your shirt when you change out of your clothes later in the day.

11. Pretzel Sticks

Yes, they will make you thirsty.
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Yes, they will make you thirsty.

10. Chocolate Covered Pretzels

Pretzels are great and chocolate is great, so chocolate covered pretzels are great, as long as you eat them quickly so you don't get melted chocolate all over your entire existence.
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Pretzels are great and chocolate is great, so chocolate covered pretzels are great, as long as you eat them quickly so you don't get melted chocolate all over your entire existence.

9. Lunchables

Though you're never too old to build your own cheese/ham/cracker tower, beware of warm lunchables, nothing will ruin your day more than sweaty cheese and glistening lunch meats.
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Though you're never too old to build your own cheese/ham/cracker tower, beware of warm lunchables, nothing will ruin your day more than sweaty cheese and glistening lunch meats.

8. Bugles

A delicious corn chips packed with 300% mouth-cutting power than its 2-D brethren.
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A delicious corn chips packed with 300% mouth-cutting power than its 2-D brethren.

7. Animal Crackers

These little suckers may fill you with the warm fuzzy feeling of childhood nostalgia but don't be fooled, they will also make you thirstier than all of the pretzels in the world.
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These little suckers may fill you with the warm fuzzy feeling of childhood nostalgia but don't be fooled, they will also make you thirstier than all of the pretzels in the world.

6. Chocolate Covered Espresso Beans

Nothing like getting hyped up and listening to some T. Swift on the open road. These little guys with carry you miles further than gross gas station coffee.
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Nothing like getting hyped up and listening to some T. Swift on the open road. These little guys with carry you miles further than gross gas station coffee.

5. Red Licorice Ropes

Listen. Red Vines, Twizzlers, whatever. This is a perfect sweet snack because a) no crumbs and b) no melting. Have a ball.
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Listen. Red Vines, Twizzlers, whatever. This is a perfect sweet snack because a) no crumbs and b) no melting. Have a ball.

4. Hot Fries

Crunch, spice, and a dash of mystery - hot fries basically have it all when it comes to being a snack. But go easy on these or they will come back to haunt you, if you know what we mean.
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Crunch, spice, and a dash of mystery - hot fries basically have it all when it comes to being a snack. But go easy on these or they will come back to haunt you, if you know what we mean.

3. Dunkaroos

Yes, they still exist and yes, you need them now (and yes, you'll be hungry 15 minutes later.)
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Yes, they still exist and yes, you need them now (and yes, you'll be hungry 15 minutes later.)

2. Slurpees

Because no road trip is complete without a couple brain freezes and a tongue dyed bright red.
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Because no road trip is complete without a couple brain freezes and a tongue dyed bright red.

1. Beef Jerky

Behold! The mother of all snacks. Jack Link's Beef Jerky is the delicious, protein-packed, convenient snack that will keep you going on the road.
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Behold! The mother of all snacks. Jack Link's Beef Jerky is the delicious, protein-packed, convenient snack that will keep you going on the road.