As promised, here is my Instagram road trip travel log! Months ago we decided to drive down to Florida for my sister’s wedding since it is during school vacation week when airfare is so steep. I was surprised at how well the kids did on our more than 1,500 mile drive! It was their first time. They had their Kindles, books on tape, and took plenty of naps! Their favorite was Where the Mountain Meets the Moon by Grace Lin which we listen to twice! And since we had to leave a day early we had a nice afternoon in DC. We also spent 2 days at Disney and I promise to post about that soon.
Start of the storm
I think we were in denial about the storm actually hitting. By the time we started taking it seriously it was too late to get out entirely ahead of it.
Getting out of town
We drove through New England in very snowy conditions but managed to get through safely just before they closed I95!
A quick stop in New Bedford on our way to Florida!
We made a quick shop in New Bedford (The Whaling City) for my husband’s favorite pizza.
Fall River, people! See the snow?!
The cities come a lot quicker in New England than they do in the South.
Welcome to Rhode Island!
Southern RI, getting bad, just saw a semi accident north bound, driving very carefully!
National guard? Looks like a toy!
Stopped in CT…
We crazy! Almost to NY…
Very few people were on the road by this point with almost white out conditions!
Last one for tonight, George Washington Bridge
Back on the road in now sunny NJ; sorry Dad, we are taking over the stereo today
Tolls, tolls, and more tolls; we’re in Maryland now!
Salt, all that’s left of the snow
Courtyard at National Portrait Gallery/Smithsonian American Art Museum
Fountain in the courtyard
Hands-on carts at Smithsonian
United States of TV’s? Having their typical zombie effect
Paths in the sky; back on the road in VA; maybe Washington memorials on the way home
The land of really tall signs (NC)!
Back on the road, NC sunrise
Vast sky in GA; I did some driving today, hard to get used to a 70 mph speed limit
Jacksonville, officially in FL!!!
One last nap before Disney, shh, it’s a surprise!
We had fun at Disney!
More on our Disney stop coming soon!
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I think the most challenging part of travelling with kids is all the bathroom stops! Have you ever taken a long road trip with kids? Please share your tips!