Thinking about taking a long drive and need something to help pass the time? These top 15 best funny audiobooks for road trips will help pass the time and leave you with a smile on your face…
Tim Jenkins, Author
When you hit the road, you want that trip to be “mission accomplished” at the end, but it doesn’t always end up that way. This audiobook is a collection of anecdotes and lessons learned while on the road that are funny and entertaining, and great to listen to when you’re headed out to that next vacation or outing. The author draws on his own experiences to entertain you while you’re on the road, and it is not only hilariously funny, but also a bit educational. Enjoy this audiobook for your next vacation or business trip!
Peter McGraw, Author
If you’ve ever wondered what makes things funny, this entertaining audiobook is for you. It is a funny, but often touching book that is sure to entertain people of all ages. Regardless of what your funny bone is like, you’ll appreciate listening to this audiobook because it is the result of dozens of interviews from comedians, cartoonists, researchers, and many others. Find out who has the biggest funniest bone and why some people laugh more than others, and a whole lot more. If you love to laugh, you’ll love this audiobook!
If you’re tired of hearing your kids ask, “are we there yet?” every time you travel, this audiobook can be a true life-saver. Containing puns, knock-knock jokes, different types of riddles, barnyard jokes, and a lot more, this audiobook offers an entertaining and fun way to pass the time, regardless of how long your road trip lasts. With the variety of funniness found in this book, you’ll find yourself listening to it over and over again, even if you travel many times a year!
This audiobook is a collection of police blotter excerpts that accentuate the quirkiness of the residents of Sonoma. They are entertaining because you never know what to expect from one to the next. You’ll find crooks wearing bunny slippers, costumes, and having meat down their pants, plus much more. Just when you think things couldn’t get any weirder, the audiobook proves you wrong. A delightful look into the world of crime that few people get exposed to, these excerpts are funny, touching, and even a little bizarre, but they are excerpts you are certain to never forget.
Even if you’re not an immigrant, this audiobook will entertain you from start to finish. It is filled with immigrants’ thoughts, fears, dreams, and personal stories as they cross into their adopted country, and it will delight anyone who listens to it. A funny, but touching look at the plot of immigrants as they leave their own country to get to another one, it makes the perfect way to spend your time as you head out to your next destination because it is both educational and entertaining.
“Are we there yet?” Let’s face it, kids get bored when they’re riding in cars – and so do adults! But there’s a great way to combat that boredom, and it’s called laughter! This audiobook will have kids and adults alike so entertained they won’t have time to get bored. It consists of brain food for people of all ages, tips on how to become as funny as a comedian, corny jokes and one-liners, and even funny ways to increase a child’s problem-solving abilities. There is truly something for everyone in this very unique audiobook.
Okay, so this three-book set isn’t for the kids to listen to while in the car, but the adults will love it! Filled with Irish humor and lots of funny jokes, you can enjoy a total of three audiobooks that tell you everything you need to know about being Irish, including common myths, religion, heroes, the weather, slang phrases, important places, and real personality traits. The books help you get to know the Irish people and culture, and it will help you pass the time quickly on your next road trip.
Dave Barry is a well-known humorist who has written many hysterical books about a number of topics, and in this audiobook he takes a funny look at his home state of Florida. Complete with life-sized bugs and people crazy enough to throw off the 2000 presidential election, Florida does offer a lot to both tourists and residents, and Barry goes into detail about all of them. If you love Dave Barry, Florida, or both, this audiobook is for you!
Whether you’re a pub trivia enthusiast or not, this entertaining audiobook will thrill you from the first page to the last. With random facts, ways to get your brain going, and fun quizzes with topics that range from fashion to politics, it is a funny audiobook that people of all ages will enjoy. Taken from all areas of interest, you’ll never be able to guess which bit of trivia you’ll hear next or how in the world the author included it in the book in the first place. It is a truly unique audiobook that is guaranteed to keep you smiling from start to finish.
Holidays in Hell: In Which Our Intrepid Reporter Travels to the World’s Worst Places and Asks, “What’s Funny About This?”
When reporter P.J. O’Rourke took a trip abroad, he didn’t know what to expect, but he found the whole experience both entertaining and funny. He runs into student protesters, Communist insurrectionists, and much more, and even learns Third World driving tips, what Polish nightlife is like under communism, and what it’s like to go undercover in Arab garb. Through it all, he finds humor that he shares with listeners and will put a smile on your face every time.
Approaching life with satire is always funny, and the author has written 13 short stories with subject matters such as The (re)Gifted Ones, George Washingmachine, Music and Nostalgia, and Rugby League and the Lido Shuffle, among others. The Maltese sense of humor is quite a unique one, and this audiobook lets you discover why. Whether you’re interested in learning more about the Malta people or not, this is still a hysterical audiobook that will keep you smiling from start to finish.
Hilariously funny, this audiobook focuses on the act of student travel, in particular, backpack travel through India. When Dave travels to India with Liz, they are both in it for different reasons, but ironically they both get a lot out of it anyway. Listen along as they travel to different spots and share experiences they never thought were possible, and in the meantime you can enjoy their up-and-coming relationship and everything it adds to both of their lives. Entertaining and funny at the same time..
Jerome K. Jerome
Even though it was written in the 19th century, this book’s humor is still enjoyable and relevant today. It is the story of three men who decide to take a boat down the River Thames, and it is narrated by British actor Sir Timothy Ackroyd. Their adventure could’ve been boring or even dangerous, but these three men made it interesting and funny because of their general outlook on both the trip and on life itself. Ride along with them in this truly funny and even inspiring audiobook about a most unique trip down a very famous river.
After spending 10 years in England, the Iowan author travelled nearly 14,000 miles through 38 different states to get back home, and he enjoyed a lot of adventures along the way. He discovers that this isn’t the country he left behind, and he finds the many small towns he drives through to be ridiculously funny. Listen as he goes through towns he now calls Coma, Doldrum, and Dullard, and discover why he calls them this, then enjoy the many other unexpected happenings he experienced until he finally got to the town of Des Moines.
Martin von Muenchen
In a very funny way, the author tells of his adventures in the Mallorca area of Spain, which is a popular tourist spot for German tourists. Poking fun at German culture and its people, von Muenchen even shows off his ability to find humor in the most mundane things on the planet. The audiobook is both informative and extremely funny, but these are his people that he’s making fun of, which makes it even funnier in the end. A hilarious look at both Mallorca and the German people.
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