Best Geography Board Games

Get your passports ready, we’re going continent-hopping across the globe! Test your geography knowledge, enjoy the journey and have fun exploring the best geography board games to learn and teach geography! 

Geography board games will have you trekking the world without having to leave your home. Become captivated by cultures and learn about iconic world sites with your friends and family. These are also wonderful games to introduce your kids to the fascinating world around them.

🏆 Our Top Picks for Best Geography Board Games

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Best Indie

Trekking the World
Trekking the World follows up on the success of the National Parks game. Instead of an American-centric game, players will jet-set across the world experiencing and learning about some of the most beautiful places on Earth.

Best Portable

The World Game: Geography Card Game
The World Game offers tons of trivia and questions in a surprisingly portable package. If you’re looking for some educational fun on the go, The World Game is a clear cut above the rest.

Best Overall

Ticket to Ride
Ticket To Ride’s maps and various versions all feature beautifully detailed maps. They’re beloved family favorites and a perfect way to brush up on your geography while playing something fun.

Top 9 Geography Board Games

#1. Ticket to Ride (Multiple versions)

Ticket to Ride: Anniversary Edition Board Game Box and Trains

Players: 25
Playing time: 30-60 mins

Travel across countries and get to your destination. But don’t forget, it’s all about the journey! 

Ticket to Ride is a very popular geography game in which players build up railway routes to connect iconic cities. On this cross-country adventure, you’ll move through the map if you strategize

The Ticket to Ride series has many exciting versions so you can travel all around the world. Just a few of these versions include Europe, North America, Nordic Countries, and even Rails & Sails (you can travel the oceans too!) 

Whether you fancy visiting London, France, or all the way to Asia, Ticket to Ride is sure to have a destination you’ll be dying to play.

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#2. Sweep the World

Players: 2-10
Playing time: 30 mins+

Sweep the World, the fun way to explore our amazing world, one card at a time! 

Sweep the World is a fun and captivating card game that’s also educational, making it a great pick for the whole family. In this competitive card game that incorporates geography, travel, and maps, the goal of the game is to make as many matches as possible. The twist is, you must use your opponents’ cards. 

This game has over 250 beautiful cards so you can take a glimpse into the most important aspect of each country. Learn about the population, area size, continents, maps, among other interesting aspects. 

Sweep the World would make a fantastic educational gift.

Sweep the World
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  • Competitive card game: With our Sweep the World geography game,...
  • Educational and interactive: This interactive geography game is...

#3. The World Game: Geography Card Game

Players: 2-5
Playing time: 30 mins

Geography made fun for everyone! 

The World Game: Geography Card Game is one of the most complete geography card games as it includes all 194 countries and a colorful world map. Point to the country on the map and learn all about the country’s flags and capital cities. 

The board game is easy to learn and has fun challenges that can be played, making it a fun game to play with the family. As a bonus, these cards can also be used as flashcards for memorization or trivia!

The World Game: Geography Card Game
  • 🌏 COMPLETE GEOGRAPHY CARD GAME – All 194 countries & a world...
  • 👍 FRIENDLY FAMILY GAME – Find the strongest fact about the...
  • 🎁 FOR KIDS AND ADULTS – For all stages of knowledge. One of...

#4. Trekking the World

Players: 2-5
Playing time: 30-60 mins

Another brilliant geography game for family game night, Trekking the World takes players around the world to experience new cultures. With a huge world map, players will hop along the continents collecting sets of cards

Trekking the World is a great follow-up to Trekking The National Parks. It takes the family trip even further as you become immersed in the locations, thanks to the picturesque artwork. Included in Trekking the World are some of the most iconic and beautiful destinations so you can see the wonders of the world from your kitchen table. 

Become captivated by cultures and fall in love with world sights as you trek around the world!

Trekking the World
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  • EXPERIENCE NEW CULTURES. Travel the world from your kitchen...
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#5. The World Game: Fun Geography Board Game

Players: 2-5
Playing time: 20 mins

A game for geography enthusiasts, families, and kids!

The World Game is an engaging geography game that’s full of adventure and excitement. Race around the world passing famous landmarks and win! Included are 26 action cards for that extra fun! Using engaging illustrations these action cards can help develop strategy skills.

With over 1500 facts included, the replayability is high and the chance to learn something new, even higher. Helping to train your memory, this game can be played by kids and adults. 

Will you take a road trip around the world?

The World Game: Fun Geography Board Game
  • 🌏 COMPLETE GEOGRAPHY BOARD GAME – All 194 world countries...
  • 🇺🇲 FLAGS, CAPITALS & LOCATION - Show the country on the...
  • 👍 FRIENDLY FAMILY GAME – Race around the world, pass famous...

#6. Explore the World

Players: 2-6
Playing time: 30 mins

Explore the World, a game of who, where, and what?

Test your knowledge and learn interesting facts from around the globe. Explore the World has players traveling to interesting and exciting places around the world. Asking questions about the natural world as well as the man-made world. For example, “The deepest place on Earth?” or “The city where the world’s largest castle resides?”.

With loads of questions and flag cards that’ll specifically ask questions about the country whose flag is pictured, there’s a lot to explore in a fun and educational way. 

These interesting facts will have kids and parents eager to find out the answer to the next cards

Explore the World
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  • For example a natural world question would be: What world record...
  • A man-made question would be: To what European city would you...

#7. Continent Race: Who Knows Where?

Players: 2-99
Playing time: 30 mins

The fun and easy way to learn world geography!

Continent Race: Who Knows Where? Was made by a kid for kids so you can be assured it’s easy enough for kids to learn. With varying difficulty levels and all cards, color-coded kids can easily catch on while learning all about geography. 

During this fast-paced educational game, players will race around the globe to see who will collect the most countries first. Continent Race challenges kids’ critical thinking skills and social skills as the game can be played in teams or solo

With mystery cards, wild cards, and a buff’s challenge, you can develop your geography knowledge with every play!

Continent Race
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  • ⭐A GAME THE WHOLE FAMILY WILL LOVE: Play this fast-paced...
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#8. Passport to Culture

Players: 2-6
Playing time: 60 mins

Grab your passport, let’s go continent hopping!

Passport to Culture is a unique travel/geography game in which players travel the world testing knowledge about world cultures. Focusing on food, treasures, greetings, etc. this is a really fun way to test and grow your cultural intelligence. 

Collecting passport stamps along the way, players answer intriguing questions as they race to fill up their passports first. The questions can be challenging but the payoff of travel knowledge is well worth it. 

Passport to Culture also has a travel edition so you can easily take it with you on your journey!

Passport to Culture
  • Unique travel game where players circle the globe while testing...
  • Entertaining questions on people and places, food and drink,...
  • Fun way to explore our world while challenging your CQ (Cultural...

#9. Geography Trivia Challenge

Players: 1-4
Playing time: 30-60 mins

Only the smartest will triumph! 

With Geography Trivia Challenge you’ll build up your geography knowledge by competing in many different challenges. Three types of stimulating challenge cards have players identifying objects, listing geographical items, and a few multiple-choice questions. 

The game is very beneficial to learning and developing reasoning, knowledge, and social skills making it a good choice for kids and adults. 

Geography Trivia Challenge
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  • RULES FOR PLAY: Players build their geography knowledge through...
  • DIFFERENT CHALLENGES: Each card is double sided with an advanced...

Wrap-Up

We hope you enjoyed our list of the best geography board games! What are some favorite countries you’ve traveled to? Let us know which geography board games your family loves! Drop a comment below. We’d love to hear from you.

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