Don’t be stuck inside with your little ones! All-terrain strollers can help get them out there with you while you jog, hike, camp, and go on an adventure. It’s never too early to give your child a thirst for the outdoors, and it’s easier than ever before with these all-terrain strollers.
Start planning a new chapter with outdoor adventures by choosing the best stroller that can help your little ones come along with you. Who knows what you’ll find out there?
Best All-Terrain Strollers
1. Baby Trend Range Jogger Stroller
(Best budget option — $)
Why it’s great: The Baby Trend Range Jogger has three wheels larger than a regular stroller. Plus, the two back wheels are even larger. These air-filled wheels are great at tackling any type of terrain without making your baby uncomfortable. If you have a Baby Trend car seat already, it fits right into this stroller and can create a nifty travel system for your outdoor adventures.
This all-terrain stroller includes a padded, reclining seat that you can arrange in any position. When your baby is sleeping, you can lay it down. When they want to take in the scenery, you can sit them up for a better view. The canopy has a peekaboo window so you can keep an eye on your little one, but it is also wide enough to protect your baby from the sun.
The lightweight frame and swivel front wheel make this a perfect stroller for jogging or everyday use.
Keep in mind: The foot-activated brakes on this stroller are great for stopping and resting. However, they are a little more difficult to deactivate than other brands, so you’ll have to work at it.
Good for: Parents on a budget that need an everyday stroller too.
Why it’s great: Joovy’s Zoom 370 stroller is extremely lightweight, without entirely cutting out comfort to achieve this. It’s a compact jogging stroller that can fold up when it’s not in use. The aluminum frame is sturdy, but extremely lightweight, and the suspension is engineered to reduce as much shock as possible so that your baby is always comfortable.
One of the coolest features that this stroller boasts for moms is the parent organizer. Unlike some other brands that have hard plastic cup holders and other spaces, Joovy’s parent organizer is a detachable fabric construction with mesh cup holders and a zipper pocket to keep things right where you need them. While you’re off-roading or running, you won’t have to worry about things bouncing out of the car seat.
At just 26 pounds, this is one of the lightest jogging strollers available right now. The off-road suspension and large air tires make it great for any type of outdoor activity, from hiking to camping and more.
Keep in mind: This stroller is great, but it can only 0up to 75 pounds. This includes the weight of the car set (if you choose to connect one), your baby, the diaper bag, and everything else you need to carry with you. Chances are you won’t have 75 pounds on this stroller regularly, but be aware that there is a lower maximum weight limit.
Good for: Active parents that like to go off-roading with their little ones.
Why it’s great: The idea of a wagon-style jogger is revolutionary. I’m sure that many parents would much prefer this fun design with lots of cargo space. This stroller features a wagon-style stroller with two large canopies, extra storage baskets below and behind, and plenty of room for everyone. It can even accommodate children as old as five, so you’ll get a lot of use out of this one.
You can choose to push the stroller like you would a normal stroller, or you can flip the handle around and pull it like a traditional wagon. There are additional accessories you can choose to purchase too, including a snack tray that sits right in the middle of the stroller. The large wheels make it easy to go anywhere, and all of the extra space and functionality makes it perfect for outdoor use.
Keep in mind: While this stroller can be used for children up to 5, it’s not made for smaller babies. There are no harnesses or reclining seats, only a seatbelt. It’s a great solution for toddlers and preschoolers, but younger babies would still need a stroller.
Good for: Parents with two smaller children who don’t want a double stroller.
4. Jeep Deluxe Patriot Open Trails Jogger by Delta Children
(Smoothest ride — $)
Why it’s great: Jeep doesn’t just make cars. This stroller rolls out the best of what Jeep offers, completely engineered for your little one. You can use some car seats with this stroller (including some Graco SnugRide and Evenflo car seats), and you can use Britax and Chicco car seats with the adaptor that’s available for purchase separately.
This stroller is small and compact, easy to steer as you’re running, and folds up to easily fit in your trunk.
Delta Children thought of just about everything here. The swivel front wheel and big air-filled tires make this stroller a great choice for the beach or off-roading. The canopy is large enough to keep the sun off of your kiddo, but not enclosed so they won’t get too warm.
Overall, this is a great stroller with a focus on fashion. There are three different color options, each with a perfect dash of brightness and color-matched stitching.
Keep in mind: This jogging stroller can hold a lot of cargo, but it is only safe up to 50 pounds or less. You may not be able to use it as long, and you might have to leave some stuff in the car.
Good for: Parents who prefer a cute, fashion-forward stroller for jogging.
Why it’s great: This stroller features the three larger wheels that make it easy to use on any terrain. But, the best thing about this stroller is how comfortable it is for both your child and you! The seat reclines to multiple different positions, making it great for adventures or napping. The canopy keeps your baby safe from the sun, while the mesh back of the chair allows cool air to flow through it, making sure they don’t overheat. The handlebar adjusts to different positions, so you can feel comfortable while you’re pushing it.
The handlebar also has buttons that allow you to control the stroller, such as a button for the brakes and a button that will swivel the front tire. This helps you to keep better control of the direction and speed of the stroller. It also has a tray and cup holders for the parents, as well as a storage compartment down below.
Keep in mind: This one doesn’t have any cup holder or tray for your little one and they don’t offer any separate attachments either.
Good for: Parents that want to make sure their child doesn’t overheat in the stroller.
Why it’s great: This stroller is the perfect choice if you spend a lot of time travelling. It folds down small and compact and can even fit in the overhead compartment of a plane or under the seat. It’s also extremely lightweight and easy to open or fold. The seat reclines and the sun canopy has UPF 50+ sun protection to keep your child comfortable while you’re on the go.
The front wheels swivel for regular use, but you can switch the wheel lock for extra stability on uneven terrain. It has a small storage basket underneath and the handlebar is at a great position, whether you’re short or tall. Overall, this is the perfect solution for families that like to take a lot of trips.
Keep in mind: While this can handle uneven terrain, it doesn’t have the larger wheels that are really meant to handle any type of ground. However, considering the size and how compact it folds up, it works well enough for those that need something to travel with.
Good for: Families that travel a lot and need a stroller that’s easy to take with them and can handle most terrain.
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Why it’s great: BOB is a niche luxury brand for strollers and joggers. Their Gear Revolution Flex 3.0 Jogging Stroller is no different. Think of the last time you used a stroller: was it difficult to fold or unfold? Was adjusting the back of the seat a trial in patience? BOB seeks to change that with a stroller that adjusts easily at every available point.
It has a lot of storage as well, with extra pockets and a huge storage basket. You can take everything you’d need for a day outdoors and still have room on this stroller for more! The seat is extremely comfortable for your baby, with tons of padding and a huge variety of reclining angles (including nearly flat). The lightweight frame and easy steering make this stroller a must-have.
Keep in mind: BOB’s Gear Revolution Flex 3.0 Jogger can be used with most major car seat brands, but you need to purchase the adaptor. Thankfully, the adaptor is not too expensive.
Good for: Parents who want easy adjustment and folding mechanisms.
Why it’s great: Inexpensive Baby Trend products are everywhere, and that’s a great thing for parents on a budget. This Baby Trend Expedition Jogger works well with Baby Trend car seats. If you already have one of those, you can snap it right into the stroller to turn it into a travel system.
The stroller itself has large bicycle tires, meaning they are filled with air and great for a variety of surfaces – even sand. The padded seat reclines into many different positions, great for keeping your little one comfortable – and you can keep them safe with the 5-point harness and large canopy. You can rest assured that your baby is comfortable as can be while you’re running. This stroller is comfortable and convenient and comes in 11 different colors and styles to fit your lifestyle.
Keep in mind: This stroller can be turned into a travel system. However, it only works with Baby Trend car seats. If you already have one, that’s great! Otherwise, you won’t be able to put your car seat on this stroller.
Good for: Parents who already own Baby Trend car seats.
9. Bugaboo Fox 2 Complete Full-Size All-Terrain Stroller
(Most versatile — $$$)
Why it’s great: This unique stroller comes with the traditional seat and a bassinet that easily attach and detach, so you can choose whichever works best for you and your child. Not only that, the seat can face forward or backward, depending on whether you want to look at your baby or allow them to see where they’re going. The sun canopy has a zipper at the back, which you can open and extend the canopy farther over the bassinet. It also has a panel that’s covering a mesh area, so you can flip it up and see your child or allow more airflow in the hotter months.
This stroller has 4 wheels and advanced suspension that travels perfectly over any kind of terrain. Plus, the seat is set higher on the stroller so it’s easier to get your little one in and out without having to bend all the way down. It also has a storage basket underneath the seat and it comes with a rain cover!
Keep in mind: This one can accommodate any car seat as well, but you’ll need to purchase the adapter separately. However, the bassinet works perfectly for newborns and younger babies too.
Good for: Parents that want a versatile stroller that they can use in many different ways.
Why it’s great: Sometimes double strollers can be difficult to figure out and a pain to use. Thankfully, Baby Jogger came through with their City Select LUX Double Stroller. You can configure this stroller just about any way you need to. You can have your kiddos facing front, facing each other, or facing you. You can use both seats or take one out if you need to. Additionally, this stroller works as part of a travel system with a matching car seat.
This all-terrain stroller has a hefty suspension system and easy steering. Both of the front wheels swivel and lock to help make fast corrections easier. Both canopies are UV50 rated with peekaboo windows so you can keep an eye on your kiddos. There are two different color options and a host of different ways you can use this stroller. It’s great for everyday use and off-roading!
Keep in mind: This double stroller has four wheels for stability. It isn’t going to be as easy to run with this stroller as it is with a single jogger, but it still works much better than two individual strollers for your kids.
Good for: Parents with two smaller children who prioritize comfort.
Why it’s great: This stroller has so many different features that make it one of the easiest strollers to use. For starters, it folds and opens with just one hand. It also has an adjustable handle, making it the perfect choice for any height, no matter who’s pushing it. It also has 7 storage pockets, including the big basket at the bottom, which makes it super easy to organize and find any accessories you need to bring along.
The seat is padded and comfortable and it reclines to multiple positions, including almost flat for sleeping babies. The canopy is extra large for full coverage and has a mesh window that allows better airflow and lets you check on your child. This stroller is compatible with any Britax car seat and even comes with the adapter to turn it into a travel system.
Keep in mind: While this does have 3 wheels and can handle any terrain, the small front tire makes it a little bit more difficult for jogging than some of the other options.
Good for: Parents that want a no-fuss, easy to use stroller.
Which type of stroller you prefer depends heavily on what you want to use it for. A 4-wheeled stroller is fine for everyday use. They’re usually less expensive and more versatile than a 3-wheeled stroller. However, if you want to run or jog with your stroller, a 3-wheeled stroller is better at handling uneven terrain. If you’re looking to run with your stroller, avoid ones with 4 wheels as they are less safe on uneven ground and at high speeds.
2. Can you run with a 4-wheel stroller?
You shouldn’t try to run with a 4-wheeled stroller. If you want to get your exercise in with your baby in tow, you should investigate 3-wheeled strollers. They are easy to maneuver quickly, move smoothly, and are more stable for bumps and uneven terrain.
3. Are all-terrain strollers good for everyday use?
For the most part, you can use your all-terrain stroller for everyday use. It’s easier to do this if the stroller has a front wheel that swivels and can be locked into place. With this feature, using a jogging or all-terrain stroller every time you take the baby on a walk is a viable option.
4. Can you take an all-terrain stroller on the beach?
Some all-terrain strollers are perfect for use on sand. To use a stroller on the sand, the wheels must be large and filled with air to navigate loose sand easily. Check each stroller you are considering for these features before making a purchase, especially if you frequent the beach!
5. What’s the difference between a jogging stroller and a regular stroller?
The key difference between a jogging stroller and a regular stroller is the type of frame they use. A jogging stroller has a lighter frame. They are usually easier to control (especially at speed) and most have 3 wheels. All-terrain jogging strollers usually have larger wheels and a suspension system to keep bumps from jostling your baby around too much.
A regular stroller usually has four wheels (though not always). They are more difficult to move around, don’t use the same type of suspension systems, and have heavier frames. These strollers are fine for everyday use, but they’re difficult to use on uneven terrain.
6. At what age can you jog with baby in the stroller?
The recommended age that your baby has to be before you take them on runs with you is 6 months old. This is because the jogging motion can easily shake smaller babies, and especially babies who have not yet learned to hold up their heads.
Not all all-terrain strollers are created equally. You must choose one that works for your family and the active lifestyle that you want to lead. Consider things like wheel size, safety features, and storage space when you choose your stroller.
If you’re frequently out on hiking trails or roaming beaches and parks, an all-terrain stroller can make your life a lot easier. It can make these activities more comfortable for your baby and can help to include them in family activities. As long as you purchase the all-terrain stroller that is suited for the type of activities you’re going to be doing, it should make your outdoor life that much more fun!