The Most Rugged Stroller Wagons for Everyday Adventures With Kids
The best stroller wagons are hybrids — tough enough for adventure, but with all the kid-friendly amenities of a double stroller.
We all like to think of ourselves as minimalists. But just try carting your child around a festival and then get back to us. The reality is, sometimes we need to carry more and for longer. And that’s why love having a stroller wagon ready to serve. The best stroller wagons make hauling all the baby backups and accoutrements a breeze, and there’s often enough space for you to stow something for yourself, doubling their usefulness. They’re often collapsible, making that commute to your destination a cinch. So whether you’ve got an all-day event on the horizon or just want to be ready for an unplanned renaissance fair, music festival, or block party, it’s time to prepare now with a rugged, robust, and foldable stroller wagon.
Modern stroller wagons are hybrids: They let you either push them like a stroller, or pull them like a wagon, and most have all the bells and whistles you’d expect from a premium stroller. They’re spacious, fit multiple kids with ease, have ample storage and all the safety accouterments (like harnesses) you need, and they actually look pretty damn cool.
Storage, storage, and more storage: This wagon has a soft parent storage console, a removable center console, and outer storage pockets. And there's a flip over basket that can be attached to the front or rear of the wagon, to haul even more stuff. Plus a canopy with mosquito netting. It goes from push to pull mode, of course. It fits two kids, with a max weight limit of 110 pounds.
This may not look like your typical wagon, but we dig the new Cybex offering because it covers so many bases. First off, plenty of storage, both for your tech and your kid's toys. Secondly, it has an adjustable cabin height, which leads to an adjustable center of gravity, so you can push it on different terrains with maximum ease. You can use it for hands-free running, cycling or cross-country skiing. Plus, the silicone handle is adjustable, won't heat up when exposed to the sun, and is slip-proof. There's an adjustable sun shield and a rain cover. The weight limit is 48 pounds.
A burly stroller that's a handsome workhorse, this one has face-to-face seats, an adjustable handlebar, a one-step folding design, and an adjustable UV-protected canopy. The front wheels have suspension and bearings, meaning you'll get a smooth ride on any surface. The door has a front zipper, for easy in and out. it weighs 55 pounds, and has a weight limit of 200 pounds. That's a lot of kid.
When you flip the handle, this model goes from stroller mode to wagon mode. It has all-terrain wheels, UPF 50+ canopies, an interior tray for sharing snacks and drinks, individual wheel brakes, an adjustable three-position telescoping handlebar, and an exterior basket for your phone and other tech. Each seat holds a child up to 55 pounds, with a total weight limit of 120 pounds.
The Veer is one of the best, if not the best, stroller wagons you can buy because it's handsome, hardy, and versatile. The Veer can be pushed or pulled, it's got a weight capacity of 55 pounds per seat, and each seat has a built-in area for snacks and treats and a collapsible footwell. The snack tray is removable. The handlebar is adjustable and locks when the Veer is being pushed. It stands upright when folded. And aesthetically, it's truly a standout. Plus, it's built for all-terrain outings and adventures.
While it's rigid and robust, the latest iteration by Keenz is shockingly lightweight and opens with the push of a button. Comfortably seating two securely in five-point harnesses, its ball-bearing wheels are so smooth your children will be off to dreamland in no time. The soft handlebar features a one-touch brake for safety.
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