Our Top 5 Best Beach Wagons for Toddlers of 2024

Our Top 5 Best Beach Wagons for Toddlers of 2024

Jenny Moore |

Hello, summer! Who else is loving the warm temperatures and sunny skies? We know we are! It's the perfect time to enjoy a classic seasonal activity - going to the beach. There's no better feeling than enjoying the sand between your toes and the smell of the salty air on a picturesque summer day with your family. Choosing the right beach wagon to tow your gear and your little ones can help ensure that your day at the beach is smooth sailing. Check out our list of the 5 best performing beach wagons for sand so you can enjoy every moment of summer.


 1. The Ultimate Beach Wagon: Beach & Boardwalk Wagon™

Put on some sunscreen, grab your towel, and pack up all your sand and waterfront essentials – enjoying a beach day has never been easier with Radio Flyer’s collapsible Beach & Boardwalk Wagon™. Whether you live somewhere with sunshine year-round or you live for those luxurious warm summer days when they come around each year, all families will love the versatility of this folding beach wagon. 

Sustainably designed with 100% recycled wagon fabric, the Beach & Boardwalk Wagon™ has 3 modes of use making it perfect for all of your beach day needs. Toddlers can use this outdoor vehicle for a seaside stroll, as a shady spot for sitting, or as a place to store their favorite beach toys, towels, and snacks. 

Extra wide beach tires ensure a smooth ride across the soft sand, and the rear storage bar is the ideal storage space for up to three beach chairs. This sand wagon also folds flat for easily fitting in the car and neatly storing in the garage.

  • 3 wagons in 1 – two rider seating, hauling, & bench seating
  • Extra-wide beach tires for sand and linked steering provide a smooth ride on sand
  • Easy one hand fold, folds flat for easy storage
  • UV protection canopy and beach chair storage
  • 100% recycled wagon fabric
  • Suitable for kids ages 18 months and above



2. Best Customizable Beach Wagon: Build-A-Wagon®

The Radio Flyer Build-A-Wagon® line allows YOU to create your family’s best beach wagon. Start with a folding or steel & wood base - then add air tires to ensure smooth riding across the sand. 

From there, accessorize to build your perfect ride! Try the UV canopy and seat cushions make your wagon a cozy oasis when your little ones want some rest from the sun. The wagon storage bag is perfect for bringing along extra sand castle tools and on-the-go beach snacks. As a final touch, personalize your wagon cart with your family’s name to own your spot in the sand. It’s the ultimate beach mobile!


  • Choose from 2 wagon bases that offer air tires: folding or steel & wood
  • Add air tires for smooth riding on the sand
  • Add a range of accessories including storage options and a UV protection canopy
  • Finish with personalization for the ultimate custom beach ride



3. Best Classic Wagon with Air Tires: Big Red Classic ATW

Bring the fun of a classic red wagon to the beach! Real air tires can handle any terrain, like sand or sea shell shores. This wagon features 50% deeper sides compared to the Classic Red Wagon, perfect for hauling beach gear. In additional to cargo capacity, rigid sides make it easy to pull umbrellas or beach chairs in the wagon bed or across the top of the sides.


  • All-steel seamless body with no-scratch edges
  • 50% deeper sides than our Classic Red Wagon
  • Real air tires handle any terrain
  • Classic styling
  • Extra-long handle folds under
  • Controlled turning radius prevents tipping
  • Maximum weight capacity: 200 lbs.
  • Suitable for toddlers and kids ages 1½+ years



4. Best Big Wheel Cargo Wagon with Air Tires: All-Terrain Cargo Wagon

Rugged all-terrain air tires easily roll from parking lot pavement to the sandy waterside. The high wood sides are great for packing beach bags and little ones. Or, if you need more storage, the removeable wooden sides transform into a flatbet to easily roll chairs, umbrellas, or coolers to your spot on the sand.


  • Real rubber air tires handle any terrain
  • Extra-large body for ultimate cargo-hauling capacity
  • Removable wooden sides
  • Classic look & versatile design
  • Extra-long handle folds under
  • No-pinch ball joint keeps fingers safe
  • Controlled turning radius prevents tipping
  • Suitable for toddlers and kids ages 1½+ years



5. Best Toddler Beach Wagon: Push & Pull Walker Wagon

The Push & Pull Walker Wagon is the perfect beach companion for your beginner walker. The lockable handle and stable 4-wheel base are designed to allow little ones to build confidence as they improve their balance. What better surface to practice walking on than soft sand! 

This light-weight toy is easy to carry in one hand while you tote beach supplies—or you little beach baby—in the other. Your child will love exploring the beach and watching the waves on their own two feet with the wagon there to help them stay upright.

Please note: image above features an older version of this product. The new style varies slightly from what is pictured.


  • 2 wagons in 1: push walker with a locked handle & toy wagon
  • 4 wheel base for stability and balance with a controlled turning radius
  • Deep plastic body
  • Durable rolling wheels
  • Storage space for toys and essentials
  • For toddlers ages 1 to 4 years


Looking for more family beach wagon options? Check out our wagons for more fantastic options that will keep up with your family all summer long (we recommend wagons with air tires or our Beach & Boardwalk Wagon featuring special beach tires for best results).

These wagons are also fantastic for doubling as garden carts. Check out our best gardening wagons and other useful products to use around the garden.

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