We’ve had our new UPPAbaby VISTA stroller for about a month now. A significant amount of time to be able to test out all the features and truly make a decision on how we feel about it. Honestly, I am so impressed. A number of people reached out to get my opinion about the stroller, so I wanted to go ahead and share my approval here.
UPPAbaby VISTA 2019
Color: BRYCE - White Marl solid, on a silver Vista frame, and "Chestnut" (dark brownish) leather accents
Top 3 Favorite Things for Parents
I want my kid to be comfortable, but it can’t be all about them! These are the top 3 features I found the most helpful to me:
Adjustable Handle Height: I have a herniated disc in my neck that has been giving me a ton of trouble since my pregnancy. It sounds so silly, but being able to adjust the handle height so that my arms rest in a way that doesn’t put strain on my neck is a game changer. This is a feature I didn’t even know I wanted and it’s been the biggest positive change for me personally.
Storage Capacity: The backpack style diaper bag I use for Parx is awesome, but it also takes up a ton of space. I always had trouble in the past getting it to fit in stroller storage baskets, so the fact that I can fit the bag with plenty of room for extra stuff is a huge plus for me.
Machine Washable Fabrics: It’s easy to remove the soiled piece and throw it in the wash when needed. My kid is a mess and I have an affinity for white fabrics, so this is a dream come true for me.
Top 3 Favorite Things for the Kiddos
They are the ones who have to ride in it. Here’s some things Parx loves:
Fully Reclining Seat: Despite having a child that wakes up every morning before 7am, I still wouldn’t say I am a morning person. More often than not, we have the timely choice of either sitting down to have a bottle after breakfast or walking the dogs. The dogs have lost out a few times, but Parx has also taken a bottle in his car seat usually ending in a formula shower at some point. Now that we have a fully reclining stroller though, we have a fun morning ritual of Parx taking his bottle while we walk the dogs. He’s reclined enough that he doesn’t have to work to hold the bottle up and since he’s his mother’s son, aka also not a morning person, this is a much appreciated addition to his morning.
Rides Like Butter: Seriously this thing is smooth. There’s not much more to say here other than it lives up to its reputation.
Forward or Rear Facing Seat: Just like his Daddy, Parx is a bit of a red head. He is pretty sensitive to the sun and absolutely hates when its in his eyes. Because of this, depending on where the sun is in the sky, we can switch which way he faces to keep him out of direct sunlight. BONUS: There’s also a SPF 50 sunshade for my little ginger.
Overall, the UPPAbaby VISTA is hands down the best stroller I’ve used. I knew that when I got it, but it’s also been great to find how useful it’s been to our every day life. Being a mom is tough sometimes so if there’s anything I have learned in Parx’s first year, it’s to get the thing that makes your life easier. It’s been totally worth it so far.