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36 HOUR ROAD TRIP ๐Ÿš˜ Packing Light + Tips For Kids

36 HOUR ROAD TRIP ๐Ÿš˜ Packing Light + Tips For Kids



Our family of four recently drove from NJ to Florida, 18 hours each way, and survived to tell the tale. Spoiler alert, it wasnโ€™t that bad! We packed light, brought snacks, and did our best to keep the kids entertained.

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34 Comments

  1. Love Vizcaya they used to have the renaissance fair and it was tons of fun. Glad you liked it!

  2. Packing light is key! I am so glad you guys had a great time. Do you have a membership to your local science museum? Becuase you can get in free to museums like that children's museum with your membership.

  3. I love road trips ! My husband and I drove to CA and back to WV to see our son and family in the USAF. We saw so much on the way there and back !! Our country is so amazing and different from coast to coast !

  4. Suggestion for motion sickness. We use the bands that go on the wrist. They work great. Can get them at any drug store, Target or Walmart.

  5. How many days were u in florida? (Not counting the driving)

  6. My family made that trip many times when I was young until we eventually moved to Florida! Looks like you had a great time, thank you for sharing!

  7. I always loved road trips and being prepared is the key to being able to enjoy the whole experienceโ€ฆ..really nice videoโ€ฆ.๐Ÿ’ž๐Ÿ˜Š

  8. Im glad you enjoyed it some much. Time to plan the next trip!

  9. I was panicking Hilary! for some reason i had been unsubscribed from your channel ๐Ÿ˜ฑ! Anyway loved the vlog! so glad you had a fantastic trip, and all made it home safe and sound xxx

  10. WOW that's not a bad time from where you are to Florida. I too bring dresses so easy. I only pack one set of pj's when I stay with family because like you said you can do laundry. I also bring a cooler and a bag full of dry food. How fun I love road trips.

  11. Great tips!! Sorry itโ€™s been so rainy here in FL the past few weeks for your vacay! Iโ€™ve been watching your channel for years, lots of love from SW FL โค๏ธ

  12. I really like all of your tips for packing. It's so important to have good snacks on hand because it's too easy to get junk food on the road. I always went to the library for audio books too before a road trip. What a great vacation that you all had. ๐Ÿ™‚

  13. Love this video! Is your van a Kia? I think we have the same one:-) Loved seeing how you packed it for vacation and would love to see your every day van organization if you feel like sharing.

  14. Glad you had a great time with your loved ones & had a good holiday.
    Greetings from South Africa

  15. Great that you had a safe and fun trip. Preparing ahead makes a trip so much easier and always bring a mini first aid kit with meds.

  16. Road trips are the only way we tra El these days.

  17. Great tips! Does your family travel during the day or do you drive overnight? We'll be heading to NY from FL and we're debating what would be better for our little one.

  18. Sounds like a really fun and relaxed trip, thank you for sharing!

  19. Glad you had fun in my home state. Vizcaya is beautiful and amazing! Next time you should try out the springs in the Venetian pool! Its beyond beautiful ๐Ÿ™‚

  20. I really recommend traveling early early in the morning thatโ€™s my only tip โ€“ leave at 4am or 5 am and drive the 13/14 hours. (The kids will sleep through morning time and you wonโ€™t be overly exhausted for driving through the night.

  21. just in time for our road trip through Scotland this summer!! Glad you guys had a great trip, looking forward to your vlogs!

  22. We were just at the Childrenโ€™s Museum today! My kiddos loved it!

  23. Great tips on packing for a long trip! I'm glad that your family had a great time on the trip. Great video as always.

  24. Smart! We take long road trips all the time and these are great tips. Dresses are the best for packing!

  25. I love the idea of audiobooks on a road trip. Vizcaya and blueberry picking brought back memories of road trips to south Florida as a child ๐Ÿ’–

  26. Man I've been behind on your videos (because I find I best enjoy binge watching them which I am doing ) and I just wanted to say I am geeking out a little right now because you visted my area and my new town (Plant City). (Secretly wish I could have ran into you and gotten a picture!) Glad you enjoyed time with your family. Also you inspired me to do a diy this weekend so we spray painted our recycled milk jug patio rocking chairs a beautiful navy blue color (from faded red, but they were free!) and it looks amazing and I wish I did it sooner. I've been thrifting so hard since my latest OWH binge and found some really beautiful and useful things. Thanks Hilary!

  27. We're doing a last minute trip to drive from north NJ to Florida for a week's vacation. What route do you think is best to get to Orlando? What was your longest road stretch and what hotels do you recommend to save money. Thank you!!

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