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Thule Chariot Chinook
Walk, jog, cycle or cross-country ski and bring your kids along with the Thule Chariot Chinook. The front wheel can pivot or lock, quickly transitioning from strolling to jogging mode, and it also folds under, so you can hook the buggy up to a bike. Newborn to 75 pounds. ($1,250)
Perfect if: You’re a fitness buff.
Baby Jogger Vue
Use the nimble 17.5-pound Baby Jogger Vue from Day One with a car seat on top (compatible with the Cybex Aton) and later as an umbrella stroller. Adjustable positions allow baby to face either in or out. Newborn to 55 pounds. ($199)
The First Years Jet Stroller
Cruising around town is super simple with The First Years Jet Stroller. The buggy weighs 11 pounds and folds in a snap with one hand. A wide seat base and a fully adjustable and removable canopy keep your cutie cozy. 6 to 50 pounds. ($50)
Peg Perego Book Pop-Up
The Peg Perego Book Pop-Up includes the frame, bassinet and stroller seat. It also boasts an eco-leather handlebar and foldable bassinet. It works with certain major car seat brands. Newborn to 45 pounds. ($800)
Chicco Neuvo Travel System
The Chicco Neuvo Travel System squeezes oh-so-many smart details into its 20-pound frame. It fully reclines and folds compactly, and has a removable bar arm with cup holders. Newborn to 50 pounds. ($280)
Mamas & Papas Urbo2
The Mamas & Papas Urbo2 has more than 20 upgrades. The notables: Front suspension, a built-in sleep shade and pedicure-friendly brakes. It’s compatible with some Cybex, Maxi-Cosi and Primo Viaggio car seats. Newborn to 50 pounds. ($580)
Orbit Baby G3
Stroll to the beat of your own drum with the Orbit Baby G3. The line allows you to pick everything from storage options to seat type and it converts to a double. Other bells and whistles: airless tires, color-coded brakes and a sunshade with built-in UPF protection. Newborn to 50 pounds. ($740)
Bob Revolution SE
The Bob Revolution SE has a swiveling front wheel for maneuverability, a suspension system for a smooth ride and a high-strength aluminum frame so you can tackle those backwoods trails. 8 weeks to 70 pounds for use as a walking stroller; 8 months to 70 pounds as a jogging stroller. ($449)
Valco Snap Duo
For a twin stroller, the Valco Snap Duo is impressively lightweight, coming in at less than 22 pounds. And it’s surprisingly simple to haul around, with two carry handles, a shoulder strap and a standing fold. Newborn to 44 pounds in each seat. ($450)
Mountain Buggy nano
Traveling? There’s a chariot for that! At a svelte 22 inches wide and 13 pounds, the Mountain Buggy nano fits into its own custom carrying bag so you can store it overhead when flying. To unfold, just flick, and it’s ready to go. Newborn (with infant car seat) to 44 pounds. ($200)
For an on-the-go stroller, the 15-pound Babyhome Emotion is easy to maneuver and push one-handed. In addition to trusty classic hues, it’s now available in a trio of fresh colors— Aqua, Cloud and Coral. 3 months to 55 pounds. ($299)
Weighing less than 13 pounds, the Babyzen Yoyo is fantastic for both city dwellers and jet-setting parents. On the ground, the carriage folds and unfolds with just one hand. In the air, it fits down an airplane aisle and in the overhead bin. The seat liners come in pretty shades, including Hot Pink and Blue, and they’re removable and machine washable. 6 months and up to 50 pounds. ($630)
Perfect if: You plan on getting your tyke’s passport stamped.
The Britax Affinity comes in 18 bold fabric and frame shade combos. It plays well with Britax infant seats and other major car seat brands. Newborn to 55 pounds. ($600 frame with seat; $100 color pack)
Game changer: The Inglesina Trilogy closes with a one-handed tug of a lever. It also features rear- and forward-facing options, an integrated cup holder and three reclining positions. Pair it with Maxi-Cosi car seats. Newborn to 55 pounds. ($499)
Guzzie and Guss Connec+4
The Guzzie and Guss Connec+4 offers rear- or forward-facing positions, and secret storage to stash your belongings out of sight. It works with major car seat brands, including Graco, Peg Perego and Britax. Newborn to 55 pounds in top seat; newborn to 45 pounds in lower seat. ($600)
Graco FastAction Fold Duo Click Connect Stroller
Compact enough to fit through doorways, the Graco FastAction Fold Duo Click Connect Stroller is still spacious enough for multiples. Customize the riding experience for each tot with independent canopies and reclining options, so one kid can snooze while the other sits up and takes in the sights. Newborn to 50 pounds in each seat. ($378)
Looking to turn heads when parked on the playground? The Mima Xari’s got it covered in stylish leatherette fabric options, like Camel and White. Plus, it moves with grace—fold by pressing a button and lifting a lever; convert it from a toddler seat into a carrycot in 15 seconds with a quick unzip. Newborn to 37 pounds. ($1,200)
Valco Baby Snap 4
At just 13 pounds, the Valco Baby Snap 4 offers a full range of features in a very lightweight package. The seat has a deliberately roomy design, and the generous sun canopy gives full coverage. The stroller stands when folded, and a shoulder strap makes it easy to transport.
Create a travel system with the infant car seat adapter, $40, for several major brands. Additional colored canopies available, $45. Newborn to 45 pounds. $275.
In the newest evolution of BOB strollers, the BOB MOTION combines its hardy personality with a four-wheeled stance. Now the tough transporter moms know and love has been adapted for everyday use around town with a lightweight, compact frame and spring suspension to smooth out the bumps.
Make it a complete travel system with the BOB B-SAFE Infant Car Seat, $200, or any BRITAX infant car seat. Newborn to 65 pounds. $350.
More than just a modern pram, the Mutsy Evo offers three seating options to keep your baby riding in comfort.
The stroller seat is reversible and reclines fully, or newborns can ride in the bassinet, $189, or a Maxi Cosi or Graco infant car seat with the available adapter, $30. Newborn to 55 pounds. $399.