Let’s go!

Great gadgets and gear to make traveling easier (and more fun) for families on the go

Let your child’s imagination fly high with a Superhero Cape Backpack. The backpack includes a secret sewn-in cape and a mask for endless hours of fun and dress-up play. Durable and machine washable, the backpacks can be personalized with your own superhero name or initials. $39.90. supermehero.com

The multi-award-winning Piggyback Rider standing child carrier backpack is a compact, lightweight child carrier for toddlers up to 60 lbs that creates a mutually enjoyable, effortless way to carry a child on your back, replacing bulky backpack carriers and strollers. $99 and up. piggybackrider.com

Psi Bands are drug-free wrist bands for the relief of nausea most commonly caused by morning sickness (pregnancy), motion sickness/travel, chemotherapy and anesthesia. Found locally at REI and Target. $15. psibands.com

When on vacation or running errands in the car, the Padded Umbrella Stroller Travel Bag fully protects your stroller and provides carrying comfort. Ideal for airport gate check. Adjustable, detachable shoulder strap and padded carry handles. Convenient compact storage pouch. $34.99. jlchildress.com

Cool-It Caddy’s compact carryall cases feature a built-in coolant system to ensure cosmetics, sunscreens and snacks stay cool on-the-go. The Contempo and Bella Cool-It Caddies cater to the fashion-conscious crowd while the new Icepops line speaks to kids and kids at heart. $19.95-$29.95. cool-itcaddy.com

Limeapple's Cuddle Bubble Hoodie is made with the finest quality and built for durability and extra warmth.  Comfy and cozy without wearing you down. The textured bubble pattern makes these hoodies stand out even more. $47. limeapple.com

Summer time brings out the mosquitoes, so arm yourself with After Bite Kids, a non-stinging cream that provides immediate relief from the pain, itching and swelling of bug bites and stings. Made with natural healing ingredients such as baking soda, aloe vera and tea tree oil to soothe and moisturize sensitive skin. $3.99. For local retailers, visit tendercorp.com.

Made with the latest sports technology, Nufoot is water-resistant, germ-proof, anti-microbial and super comfortable as the skid-resistant soles gives a good grip on any indoor surface. Great for a play date over at a friend’s house, at an indoor kids’ activity center or on an airplane. The neoprene fabric stretches as your child grows, staying comfortably snug at all times. $15-$18 depending on size. nufoot.com

What if you could jump start your car and charge your mobile devices off the same battery pack that easily fits in your backpack or purse? The Cobra JumPack is all of that and more. Includes a built-in LED flashlight, a strobe for emergencies and a super-bright work light. Found locally at Best Buy, Costco, Walmart and Target. $129.95. cobra.com

Wash clothes wherever and whenever you want for free with this ultra-portable washing machine. The Scrubba wash bag is the only bag with hundreds of internal Scrubba nodules that efficiently clean your clothes in minutes. Perfect for traveling and camping. Found locally at REI. $55. thescrubba.com

My Carry Potty is the new solution to potty training. It’s lightweight, leak-proof, completely bag free and easy to clean. Kids love the bright attractive colors and the carry handle makes it easy for them to adopt as their own possession. Found locally at Tiny Ptarmigan. $38. mycarrypotty.com

A great travel accessory for long road trips and plane rides, Kidz Gear Volume-Limiting Headphones deliver crystal-clear sound at a volume that’s safe for kids. Built-in independent volume control allows the parent to set the maximum volume on the ipod or other device, and still allow the child to feel in control. Found locally at Target and the Apple Store. $19.99. gearforkidz.com

The Baja swimsuit for girls is made with the ultimate in quick-dry materials, so no matter what the day has in store, you’ll always be ready! UPF 50+ protection blocks out 97 percent of the suns harmful rays. Other features include full coverage, a sleek streamlined fit and lined in the front for a more comfortable wear. $43. limeapple.com